Press Releases Aug 20, 2020

36 BB&K Attorneys Recognized on The Best Lawyers in America List for 2021

Three Named “Lawyers of the Year” and One Included on “Ones to Watch” List

Best Best & Krieger LLP is pleased to announce that 36 attorneys were named to The Best Lawyers in America© list for 2021, including seven who are making their first appearance on the list. Three BB&K attorneys were recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” based on the extremely high positive feedback researchers received about their practices. In addition, one attorney was included on the inaugural “Ones to Watch” list, which recognizes attorneys who are still early in their careers for their professional excellence.
 
The lists, published today, reflect top legal talent in geographic and practice groupings and are created by peer surveys.

BB&K's "Lawyer of the Year" recipients for 2021 are:

Sacramento

  • Kara K. Ueda, Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Nancy Park, Real Estate Law
 

Orange County

  • Matthew “Mal” Richardson, Land Use and Zoning Law


The "One to Watch" recipient for 2021 is:

Sacramento

  • Allison M. De Tal, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law


BB&K's Best Lawyers in America for 2021 are:

Irvine

  • Sonia R. Carvalho, Land Use and Zoning Law & Municipal Law
  • Caroline R. Djang, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law & Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Matthew “Mal” Richardson, Land Use and Zoning Law & Municipal Law
  • Scott C. Smith, Land Use and Zoning Law


Los Angeles

  • Joseph Byrne, Water Law*
  • Eric L. Garner, Litigation – Environmental & Water Law
  • Leeann Habte, Health Care Law*
  • John H. Holloway, Litigation – Environmental


Manhattan Beach

  • Christi Hogin, Land Use and Zoning Law*
  • Michael Jenkins, Land Use and Zoning Law*


Ontario

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

 
Riverside

  • Steven M. Anderson, Water Law
  • Arthur L. Littleworth, Energy Law; Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental; Natural Resources Law & Water Law

 
Sacramento

  • Jeffrey C. Chang, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Joseph E. Coomes, Jr., Land Use and Zoning Law & Municipal Law
  • T. Brent Hawkins, Municipal Law
  • Nancy Park, Real Estate Law
  • Edward J. Quinn, Jr., Land Use and Zoning Law & Municipal Law
  • Stacey Sheston, Labor Law – Management*
  • Harriet A. Steiner, Litigation – Municipal & Municipal Law
  • Kara K. Ueda, Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Iris P. Yang, Land Use and Zoning Law; Litigation – Municipal & Municipal Law


San Diego

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

 
Walnut Creek

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

 
Washington, D.C.

  • Gerard Lederer, Communications Law*


*Included on The Best Lawyers in America list for the first time.

 To learn more, visit www.bestlawyers.com.

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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.

 

 
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