Press Releases Aug 15, 2019

The Best Lawyers Recognizes 31 BB&K Attorneys on 2020 List

Including Seven Named as “Lawyer of the Year”

For Immediate Release: Aug. 15, 2019
Media Contact: Denise Nix • (213) 787-2552 • denise.nix@bbklaw.com
 
Best Best & Krieger LLP congratulates the 31 attorneys who were recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© in its 2020 listing, published today. In addition, we extend an extra congrats to the seven attorneys named as “Lawyer of the Year,” and we welcome four attorneys to The Best Lawyers annual list for the first time!
 
The attorneys who received “Lawyer of the Year” recognitions for their geographic and practice areas are:
 
Los Angeles

  • Eric Garner, Water Law

 
Irvine

  • Sonia Carvalho, Municipal Law
  • Caroline Djang, Litigation - Bankruptcy

 
Sacramento

  • Harriet Steiner, Municipal Law
  • Iris Yang, Land Use and Zoning Law

 
San Diego

  • Mary Beth Coburn, Litigation - Construction
  • Shawn Hagerty, Land Use and Zoning Law

 
Below is the full listing of BB&K attorneys included on The Best Lawyers list, by office, along with the practice areas they are being recognized for:
 
Irvine

  • Sonia R. Carvalho, Land Use and Zoning Law and Municipal Law
  • Caroline Djang*, Litigation - Bankruptcy and Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization
  • Matthew Richardson, Land Use and Zoning Law and Municipal Law
  • Scott Smith, Land Use and Zoning Law


Los Angeles

  • Eric L. Garner, Litigation – Environmental and Water Law
  • John Holloway, Litigation – Environmental


Ontario

  • John E. Brown, Municipal Law
  • Stephen P. Deitsch, Land Use and Zoning Law and Municipal Law


Riverside

  • Steven Anderson, Water Law
  • Arthur L. Littleworth, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental, Natural Resources Law and Water Law
  • Michelle Ouellette, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental and Natural Resources Law


Sacramento

  • Jeff Chang, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Joseph E. Coomes, Jr., Land Use and Zoning Law and Municipal Law
  • T. Brent Hawkins, Municipal Law
  • Nancy Park*, Real Estate Law
  • Edward J. Quinn, Jr., Land Use and Zoning Law and Municipal Law
  • Ann Taylor Schwing, Appellate Practice
  • Harriet A. Steiner, Litigation – Municipal and Municipal Law
  • Kara Ueda, Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Iris P. Yang, Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation – Municipal and Municipal Law


San Diego

  • Mary Beth Coburn, Litigation – Construction
  • Shawn D. Hagerty, Land Use and Zoning Law and Water Law
  • Robert J. Hanna, Commercial Litigation
  • Arlene P. Prater, Employment Law – Management
  • George Reyes, Corporate Law
  • Gary Schons, Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law


Walnut Creek

  • Janet Coleson, Municipal Law
  • Sarah Owsowitz*, Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Malathy Subramanian*, Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Gene Tanaka, Litigation – Environmental
  • Roderick E. Walston, Litigation – Environmental, Natural Resources Law and Water Law

 
*Denotes first time appearing on The Best Lawyers list.
 
The Best Lawyers list is based entirely on peer review. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in The Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. To learn more about The Best Lawyersclick here.

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Best Best & Krieger LLP is a national law firm that focuses on environmental, business, employee benefits, municipal and telecommunications law for public agency and private clients. With more than 200 attorneys, the law firm has 10 offices nationwide, including Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, Walnut Creek and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit www.bbklaw.com or follow @BBKlaw on Twitter or @BestBestKrieger on Facebook.

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