Southern California Super Lawyers Articles

The Master

Philip X. Wang brings a chess-champion mind to patent law

Featuring Philip X. Wang

A Figure of Speech

Mane Sardaryan learned English with the help of Lucille Ball and Charles Dickens

Featuring Mane Sardaryan

Ford Explorer

How Lorraine D’Alessio went from international model to immigration attorney

Featuring Lorraine P. D'Alessio

Old Law, New Tricks

How Brian J. Bergman and Jason Barbato secured redevelopment land for LA County

Featuring Brian J. Bergman, …

'Even the Sky Is Different'

Eight LA attorneys recount their journeys to America

Featuring Edward M. Wolkowitz, …

A Midwestern Soul

Nancy Sher Cohen is firm but fair

Featuring Nancy S. Cohen

The Calm Man in the Arena

For Ron Makarem, it’s about righting wrongs while enjoying the journey

Featuring Ron Makarem

‘Nothing Is Impossible’

Juan Dominguez and the good that good produced

Featuring Juan J. Dominguez

Facing the Snake Pit

Lisa Kantor fights insurance companies who deny treatment coverage for eating disorders

Featuring Lisa S. Kantor

The Public Defender Bug

Why 19 years in the PD’s office didn’t burn out Lauri Brenner

Featuring Lauri Brenner

Discovery with Neville L. Johnson

Neville Johnson, aka Trevor McShane, publishes poetry, loves Lennon, and wouldn’t mind a bitchin’ double cheeseburger

Featuring Neville L. Johnson

Kibbitz and Nosh

Ralph Saltsman and Steve Solomon on the best cheap eats in LA

Featuring Stephen Warren Solomon, …

Next Gen

Ibiere Seck follows in some big footsteps

Featuring Ibiere N. Seck

Moving Past Binary

Will Chuchawat cuts to the chase

Featuring Will S. Chuchawat

Qatar Riffs

How two years in Doha altered Yasmine Abdel-Aal’s career

Featuring Yasmine O. Abdel-Aal

Apps Fab

Matthew Easton on how legal tech can help level the playing field

Featuring Matthew D. Easton

Discovery with Jean Y. Rhee

Jean Rhee says “OK, USA!” to dance, surf and candy corn

Featuring Jean Y. Rhee

The Trial Specialist

Jennifer L. Keller’s path to success came via odd jobs and public defense

Featuring Jennifer L. Keller

Interesting Times

Carl Shusterman brings a lifetime of immigration experience to the Trump era

Featuring Carl M. Shusterman

Last Will, New Testament

The search for the story behind the will that set Terry Franklin’s ancestors free

Featuring Terrence M. Franklin

Won’t Back Down

When politicians pick campaign songs, songwriters pick Lawrence Iser

Featuring Lawrence Y. Iser

The Mickey Mantle that Never Was

And the secret of the simplified Chinese character

Featuring Blake A. Rummel, …

Air Bud

Michael Louis Kelly pilots pups to safety

Featuring Michael Louis Kelly

From AP to IP

The skills Kalpana Srinivasan learned as a reporter help with high-stakes litigation

Featuring Kalpana Srinivasan

A Dinner, A Play, Your Bill

Three books with which to escape the law for a few hours

Featuring Michael S. Kun


Three attorneys who decompress by revving up

Featuring Bradley C. Gage, …

Discovery with Lisa A. Callif

Super Callif’s agile list of sushi, snuggles, boat trips

Featuring Lisa A. Callif

Inside the White House, with Shawn Holley and Kim Kardashian

How the LA attorney and her client helped free Alice Marie Johnson

Featuring Shawn Holley

Kornberg’s Bet

Jessie Kornberg makes connections and pursues justice at Bet Tzedek

Featuring Jessie Kornberg

International Man of Mystery

How J.P. Fritz honorably tired himself out in Japan

Featuring John-Patrick M. Fritz

‘The Most Empowering Thing I’ve Ever Done’

Scott Tillett’s battle with substance abuse

Featuring Scott Tillett

Chessies’ Girl

Tracy Hughes has rescued more than 300 dogs

Featuring Tracy L. Hughes

Discovery with Ramit Mizrahi

The meticulously prepared Ramit Mizrahi once confronted her own identity thief in court

Featuring Ramit Mizrahi

'If I Ever Get in Trouble, Call Brian Sun'

Colleagues call the Jones Day attorney both relentless and a consummate gentleman

Featuring Brian A. Sun

The Two Epiphanies of Bonnie Eskenazi

Clients compare the entertainment attorney to Evander Holyfield and the T-100

Featuring Bonnie E. Eskenazi

Representing Erin Andrews

Bruce Broillet and Scott Carr on the case heard ‘round the world

Featuring Bruce A. Broillet, …

Rescue Me

Bill Slaughter of Ojai finds people lost in the woods

Featuring William M. Slaughter

Creating Families

Evie Jeang takes international divorce and surrogacy to the next level

Featuring Evie P. Jeang

Team Players

Stubbs Alderton’s Preccelerator program is a legal boon for the tech boom

Featuring Scott W. Alderton

Diagnosis: Life

Alan Gurvey was given a second chance, and it’s been carpe diem ever since

Featuring Alan Gurvey

Discovery with Toni Jaramilla

Give Toni Jaramilla a double shot of espresso and Eskrima sticks, and watch out

Featuring Toni J. Jaramilla

Local Counsel with Louise A. LaMothe

Santa Barbara’s Louise LaMothe tells us what’s good in the neighborhood

Featuring Malcolm McNeil

The Clerks

From Miranda to Booker: 40 years of historic and hilarious moments clerking for the U.S. Supreme Court

Featuring Laura W. Brill, …

The Great Promise

Moez Kaba, a first-generation Pakistani Muslim, reps clients from the LGBT community to a Koch brother


Featuring Moez M. Kaba

Tea With Ginsburg, Hiking With O’Connor

Two attorneys reminisce about their year clerking or the U.S. Supreme Court

Featuring Katherine H. Ku, …

New Game Plus

How Stephen McArthur turned his gaming passion into a niche practice

Featuring Stephen C. McArthur

Discovery with Sarah Fergusson Chambless

The Manatt associate boldly goes where no corporate and finance attorney has gone before

Featuring Sarah Fergusson Chambless

Local Counsel with Sara Kornblatt

The Gibbs Giden attorney tells us what’s good in the neighborhood

Featuring Sara H. Kornblatt

The Dignity Deposit

The personal harassment cases that made an employment attorney out of Genie Harrison

Featuring Genie Harrison

The Grinders

The back-and-forth of John C. Taylor and David Ring

Featuring David M. Ring, …

Kindred Spirits

Mia Yamamoto spent years working for social justice before finding it for herself

Featuring Mia Frances Yamamoto

L.A. Unconfidential

Nine top attorneys talk about practicing law from the 1950s to today

Featuring Paul F. Marx, …


Did Claudia Ribet’s bicycle accident turn her into a better lawyer or just a better Californian?

A Little Humanity

Civil rights attorney Ron Kaye leads the charge against malfeasance in law enforcement

Featuring Ronald O. Kaye

Uncle Bill

Robert F. Brennan talks ABOUT consumer law ... and UNCLE William J. Brennan Jr.

Featuring Robert F. Brennan

You Messed with the Wrong Marine

How elder abuse litigation attorney Kimberly Valentine transcended a tough upbringing to become a voice for the vulnerable

Featuring Kimberly Valentine

The Five-Tool Player

Inspired by an injustice, bored by the CIA, business litigator Michelle J. Correll keeps movingFeaturing Michelle J. Correll

Right Way for Right-of-Way

Eminent domain attorney and Expo Line advocate Bradford B. Kuhn on why the easiest way from Point A to Point B isn’t necessarily a straight lineFeaturing Bradford B. Kuhn

The Return of Lenny Sanz

Employment plaintiff attorney Leonard H. Sansanowicz learned empathy as an actor opposite (among others) Steve CarrellFeaturing Leonard H. Sansanowicz

Prisoners of Wars

From Gitmo to Orange County, Cindy Pánuco fights for inmate rightsFeaturing Cindy Panuco

Rescuing businesses and other animals

Lindsey L. Smith on the emotional burden of bankruptcyFeaturing Lindsey L. Smith

‘Hey Chick, Want to Go to Court?’

An oral history of the good, the bad and the ugly experiences of the first wave of female attorneysFeaturing Edith R. Matthai, …

Stormer v. System

Dan Stormer likes fighting for people who need helpFeaturing Dan L. Stormer

Indubitably Holm

Top med-mal attorney Margaret Holm wants you to know she’s not that interestingFeaturing Margaret M. Holm

The Talent Behind the Talent

Candace Carlo is like Teri Garr in a Game of Thrones townFeaturing Candace Carlo

A Hollywood (Hills) Ending

How Gregory L. Bentley and Inner City Law Center helped tenants who didn’t know their rights—or that they had anyFeaturing Gregory L. Bentley

O Coach, My Coach

What Lester J. Friedman learned from John WoodenFeaturing Lester J. Friedman

Too Sexy for My … Job?

Employment defense attorney Samantha N. Hoffman, scion of a surfing clan, on gender-plus discrimination casesFeaturing Samantha N. Hoffman

Location, Location, Location

Real estate attorney Susan Lee Daly’s parents crossed the 38th parallel, then an ocean, to give her this opportunityFeaturing Susan L. Daly

The Golbert Report

Traveling the world and buying Chagalls with international tax attorney Albert S. GolbertFeaturing Albert S. Golbert

Life After Life Without Parole

Marshall Camp successfully argued the first case under the Fair Sentencing for Youth ActFeaturing Marshall A. Camp

The Immigrant’s Story

Christy Han Mohan has one, and she says it’s the key to immigration lawFeaturing Christy Han Mohan

The Young and the Restless

PI plaintiff’s attorney Robert T. Simon hung a shingle at 29, but it’s his pretrial ritual that’s eye-openingFeaturing Robert T. Simon

Art and Craft

Julian André defends stolen art and due process

Bon Appetit

Pity Jordan R. Bernstein; part of his job involves testing the best restaurants in the cityFeaturing Jordan R. Bernstein

She Sold That Building

Crystal Lofing’s latest real estate deal involved Dodger StadiumFeaturing Crystal T. Lofing

The Contrarians

Aitken•Aitken•Cohn takes on Disneyland, mountain lions, and hit-and-run executivesFeaturing Wylie A. Aitken

A Deal is a Deal

M&A attorney Brian J. McCarthy leads on mergers involving Disney, Pixar and LucasfilmFeaturing Brian J. McCarthy

The Ethicist and the Economist

Heather L. Rosing, professional liability lawyer and CFO, is bothFeaturing Heather L. Rosing

Tenacious E

As a child, Evan A. Jenness stood up to schoolyard bullies; as a criminal defense lawyer, she stands up to government overreachFeaturing Evan A. Jenness

Casino Royale

John A. O’Malley argued the case of a lifetime against billionaire Sheldon AdelsonFeaturing John A. O'Malley

Cities Attorney

Sonia Carvalho has been city attorney for Yorba Linda, Azusa, Colton, Claremont and now Santa AnaFeaturing Sonia Rubio Carvalho

Tough Crowd

Timothy Coates’ stint as a comedian helps when he argues before the U.S. Supreme CourtFeaturing Timothy T. Coates

Courthouse Triage

How N. Denise Taylor helped LA County deal with cutbacksFeaturing N. Denise Taylor

Grounded in Aviation Law

Former pilot Ronald L. M. Goldman represents air crash victims, but one of his first clients was one of the most famous lawyers of the 20th centuryFeaturing Ronald L.M. Goldman

Understanding the Business

On the job with employment defense attorney Sabrina A. BeldnerFeaturing Sabrina A. Beldner

An American Lawyer in Paris

Every summer, Brian Recor turns into “un avocat”Featuring Brian Recor

To Dream a Dream of Family Law

Michael Maguire won a Tony for leading a failed revolution in the original Broadway production of Les Miserables; now he helps those with failed marriagesFeaturing Michael L. Maguire

Across the Aisle: Linda Miller Savitt and David deRubertis

The two employment attorneys share alma maters and a big-picture perspective; but their disagreements are legend

Featuring David M. deRubertis, …

Back Pay

Ruth D. Kahn works with Holocaust survivors

Oscar, Oscar, Oscar

John Quinn and David Quinto, of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, general counsel and lawyer for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, get ready for their close-upFeaturing John B. Quinn

Billion-Dollar Man

Commercial real estate lawyer Stuart Graiwer navigates the global financial meltdownFeaturing Stuart A. Graiwer

The Thief, His Wife & Her Lawyer

Marc Miles successfully defended the widow of an alleged Ponzi schemer; but the case wasn’t overFeaturing Marc P. Miles

Faer, Focused

Laura Faer, statewide education director at Public Counsel, knew what she wanted to do in high school and never wavered

Love and Bankruptcy

David Stern and Robert Pfister help same-sex couples with that ‘richer or poorer’ vowFeaturing David M. Stern, …

The Calming Force

Why Michael Tuchin calls bankruptcy ‘the emergency medicine of law’Featuring Michael L. Tuchin

Most Likely to Succeed

How family law lawyer Judith Forman went from ‘highly educated Mom’ to knocking out Muhammad AliFeaturing Judith R. Forman

Common-Sense Approach

Securities litigator Philip Aidikoff knows what’s inside the boxFeaturing Philip M. Aidikoff

Cop Land

Former public defender John Barnett has carved a niche practice representing the policeFeaturing John Barnett

Angela’s Case

Between setting up an office in LA and setting world records in swimming, Dan Stephenson helped set a young girl freeFeaturing Daniel J. Stephenson

Counter Rhythms

Paul F. Cohen hears them in jazz and the lawFeaturing Paul F. Cohen

Wanted: Shades of Gray

IP and business litigator Adrian Pruetz, whose eponymous firm merged with Glaser Weil Fink Jacobs Howard Avchen & Shapiro last November, talks about preparing witnesses, debriefing juries, and the perceived advantage of being a female attorneyFeaturing Adrian M. Pruetz

Disney’s GC Works His Magic

Alan Braverman, general counsel at The Walt Disney Co., has an instinct for what’s around the corner

Bleeding Dodger Blue

Recent Texas transplant Victoria Cook has already made a splash in the McCourt divorce case

Controlled Risk

Construction lawyer Jay Freedman keeps things steady during the real estate crisisFeaturing Jay B. Freedman

The Entertainment Lawyer is with the Band

Christiane Cargill Kinney gets creative while helping the creativeFeaturing Christiane Cargill Kinney

The Robe

Kelly Chang Rickert on being the girl who’s blindfolded with the justice scalesFeaturing Kelly Chang Rickert

His Way

For employment lawyer Perry Smith, songwriting is just a hobby; but that didn’t stop American Idol from callingFeaturing Perry G. Smith


Sara Azari fled Khomeini-era Iran, practiced law in Rio and defends the worst of the worstFeaturing Sara Azari

From O.J. to Skilling

Dan Petrocelli on how to handle the high-profile casesFeaturing Daniel M. Petrocelli

Compassion for the Client

Amy Fisch Solomon takes on Bayer, Disney and the ‘learned intermediary defense’Featuring Amy Fisch Solomon

Making Deals Happen

In junior high, Brian Weinhart sold hair dryers to secretaries; now he makes multimillion-dollar dealsFeaturing Brian S. Weinhart

The Problem Solver

Brian Kabateck’s grandparents survived the Armenian genocide; now he represents the descendants of those who didn’tFeaturing Brian S. Kabateck

Four Wheels Good, Two Wheels Just as Good

Howard Krepack tries to keep L.A. roads safe for bicyclists

It’ll Be Back

Howard Weg and David Shemano see the Terminator franchise through two bankruptciesFeaturing Howard J. Weg, …

‘Take Your Violin and Go Back to Vienna!’

Entertainment lawyer Eric Weissmann, of Weissmann Wolff Bergman Coleman Grodin & Evall, on fleeing Nazi-occupied Europe, becoming friends with Gene Wilder, and being called ‘a rotten son of a bitch’ by Burt LancasterFeaturing Eric Weissmann

Team David

David C. Friedman helps Summit Entertainment release the Twilight series and more

The Professor of Defamation

When the Queen of Soul—yes, Aretha—felt she was libeled, she called Michael NiborskiFeaturing Michael J. Niborski

Kid Stuff

Few lawyers do more to advocate for the rights of children than Andrea HeynFeaturing Andrea Goldsmith Heyn

Ice Man

Playing hockey as a kid taught Pascal Benyamini to never give upFeaturing Pascal Benyamini

Who Will Guard the Guards Themselves?

Personal injury lawyer Robert Jarchi, for oneFeaturing Robert D. Jarchi

After Disaster Strikes

Keith Griffin helps victims of tragedy piece their lives back togetherFeaturing Keith D. Griffin

The Very Busy World of Matt Kline

A young lawyer is tapped to help rewrite America’s war powers legislationFeaturing Matthew T. Kline

Keeping White Collars Clean

After a stint in the ultra-intense U.S. attorney’s office, nothing fazes criminal defense lawyer David WillinghamFeaturing David K. Willingham

The Right Fit

Former insurance defense lawyer and shoe salesman Robert Clayton finds his niche on the plaintiff sideFeaturing Robert R. Clayton

Class Dismissed

Drew Hansen was a lock-down defender on the court at the University of Utah, and is one again at Arent FoxFeaturing Drew R. Hansen

Class Act(ion)

Rahul Ravipudi digs in for consumers and wins on a huge scaleFeaturing Rahul Ravipudi


Jeremy RosenFeaturing Jeremy B. Rosen

The Jock

Vered Yakovee

Life After Emmy

Todd HarrisonFeaturing Todd Harrison

Bingham’s Nuclear Weapon

How Marshall Grossman parlayed a $5 overcharge into a powerhouse careerFeaturing Marshall B. Grossman

Schmoozing His Way to Century City

Scott Edelman’s cases have happy endingsFeaturing Scott A. Edelman

A Bit of a Rebel with a Bit of a Cause

Schuyler Moore’s life would make a great movie; but would he watch it?Featuring Schuyler M. Moore

Magic Johnson

In 2000, Channing Johnson helped a church buy the Forum, and his life changed foreverFeaturing Channing D. Johnson

Who Wrote Shakespeare?

Gail Title knows, and she fights to protect the authors’ rightsFeaturing Gail Migdal Title

The Smoking Gun Detective

The understated, underrated Mark Robinson’s outrageously creative research pays dividendsFeaturing Mark P. Robinson, Jr.

When Every Day Is Earth Day

These four lawyers spend their lives toiling to keep a righteous balance between the needs of the environment and the demands of business and government

Walking in Hammurabi’s Footsteps

When he's not winning cases, Najeeb Nabil Khoury studies Islamic philosophy

The Scourge of KPMG

Compared with Michael Avenatti's previous work—politics under Rahm Emanuel—life in the courtroom is a breeze

Didn’t Abraham Lincoln End Slavery?

Here's Chang(e) you can believe inFeaturing Esther Chang Weese

Fighting For a Green World

Truth and beauty, says Jesse Chavez, are all he knows and all he needs to know

Nu, So Sue

What keeps Nu Usaha motivated? A psychic paycheck

Enlarging the ‘Family’ in Family Law

Long before Proposition 8, Jeffrey Bollinger was working to legalize same-sex marriageFeaturing Jeffrey Bollinger

The Businessman’s Best Friend

Jeffrey Glassman had to lose a million dollars to learn how to become a successFeaturing Jeffrey R. Glassman

Are You Running With Me, Justices?

Meet three attorneys on the fast trackFeaturing Damian D. Capozzola, …

Win or Lose. Then Draw

Marc Jacobs knows that people laugh at him. It's part of his jobFeaturing Marc R. Jacobs

A Man in a Big Hurry

Patrick Avakian is hooked on speedFeaturing Patrick Avakian

Jacqueline Harding’s Emmy

How does a labor lawyer win television's highest honor?Featuring Jacqueline J. Harding

That’s My Life Up There on the Stage!

For public defender John Littrell, the line between theater and real life got a little blurredFeaturing John Littrell

The Young and the Restless

At 36 years old, Jonathan Anschell stepped into the hot seat at CBS

It’s Hot When You Face the Broiler

Bruce Broillet knows how to weave dreams and win casesFeaturing Bruce A. Broillet

How Steven Spielberg Turned the Nicest Guy in Hollywood into a Shark

Bruce Ramer may be the loneliest Republican in AmericaFeaturing Bruce M. Ramer

King of the Tabloids

Mark Geragos is on the front page as often as his high-profile clientsFeaturing Mark Geragos

The Nina Chronicles

Nina Shaw helped found one of Hollywood's most important law firmsFeaturing Nina L. Shaw

How Anti-Semitism Inspired the Creation of a Los Angeles Institution

Philip Glusker celebrates Greenberg Glusker's 50th year

What Becomes a Legend Most?

Arthur Greenberg celebrates Greenberg Glusker's 50th anniversary

The Young and the Restless

At 36 years old, Jonathan Anschell stepped into the hot seat at CBS

The Man Who Would De-Fang Divorce

Steve Mindel thinks you shouldn't have to part with your money when you part with your spouseFeaturing Steven A. Mindel

Confessions of a Former Couch Potato

Lawrence Jacobson goes from the sofa to swimming with the sharksFeaturing Lawrence H. Jacobson

I Remember Mamaliga

For Andrei Iancu, the good ol' days are now

Conquering Cancer Together

Lori Loo and son Quinten work in tandem to beat an awful foeFeaturing Lori A. Loo

What to Expect from the Supreme Court

Eddie Lazarus' newest book reveals hitherto unknown machinations behind the nation's highest court

Barefoot in Bali

David Neale says deep sea diving makes him a better lawyerFeaturing David L. Neale

Q&A with Robert Hertzberg

After a long and successful political career, including years as the speaker of the California Assembly, Robert Hertzberg reflects on having settled into his law practice.

The Braided Lives of Cunningham and Lazenby

How two East Coast guys became West Coast best friends        Featuring Richard A. Lazenby, …

Every Man’s a King

Alexis Neely brings the Rockefeller treatment to the common guy        

The Supreme Court Whisperer

Jean-Claude André's high court trifecta        

Why Did Carol Burnett Sue Over That?

Jean-Paul Jassy and the fight for free speech  Featuring Jean-Paul Jassy


Patriotic clichés are easy to spout. But for three young Los Angeles-area attorneys, immigration to this country really did grant them life, liberty and the pursuit of happinessFeaturing Rita M. Diaz, …

Why Wayne Brady Would Make A Great Lawyer

Douglas Lief brings his improv skills to the courtroom  Featuring Douglas J. Lief

Reach Out and Touch Someone

Dad checks in from Iraq  Featuring Sharyn M. Fisk

The Accidental Do-Gooder

How Seth Levy fell into trying to save the world  Featuring Seth D. Levy

(Un)signed, Sealed, Delivered

Even Tom Girardi depends on the kindness of strangersFeaturing Thomas V. Girardi

Why is the National Enquirer Afraid of This Man?

Martin Singer may be a mad dog, but he’s crazy like a foxFeaturing Martin D. Singer

The Max Factor in Mediation

Bringing beauty to the business of lawFeaturing Max Factor III

The Noodge

The passion of David LashFeaturing David A. Lash

How Do You Fill the Shoes of a Giant?

Randy McMurray grows Johnnie Cochran’s L.A. office Featuring Randy H. McMurray

From Crosswords to the Courtroom

Stacy Phillips’ reading includes complex financial documents and iffy national gossip ragsFeaturing Stacy D. Phillips

You Can Take the Boy Out of Ebbets Field But You Can’t Take Ebbets Field Out of the Boy

Don Burris has created an A1 museum to the Dodgers—in his own home.Featuring Donald S. Burris

George Hedges and the Lost City of Ubar Is Not a Movie Title: It’s His Life

How a curious entertainment lawyer became Indiana Jones

From the Courtroom to a Republic Pictures Ranch

Greg Stone is one of California’s last real cowboysFeaturing Gregory E. Stone

Far From the Ho Hum

Charles Rettig’s friendship with Don Ho was a meeting of like minds

Second Career, First Love

Jeffry L. Weiler and Richard A. Killworth married their old professions with their new callingFeaturing Richard A. Killworth

For Abusive Employers, The Dai Has Been Cast

Cornelia Dai, along with her good karma Pasadena law firm, doesn’t just hate injustice; she changes its course Featuring Cornelia H. Dai

Michael Baroni Hates Big Law Bills

By keeping lawsuit costs low, and thinking like a businessman, this general counsel has presided over a doubling of company revenues

Alex Kohner and the Naked Truth

Connected? Kohner’s pals and his family helped propel him to successFeaturing Alexander P. Kohner

Freud, Socrates and Glass LLP

David Glass is a whole new kind of family lawyerFeaturing David J. Glass

How to Win at Poker and Never Play a Hand

Shaun C. Clark takes a gamble on the World Poker TourFeaturing Shaun C. Clark

Whom to Partner With for Your Family Law Practice? Family, Of Course

Scott Klopert and Debra Ravden practice family law. Doubly so.Featuring Debra Ravden, …

It Takes an INS Lawyer to Know an INS Lawyer

Laura Wytsma devotes several hundred pro bono hours to immigration and asylum casesFeaturing Laura A. Wytsma

Clark Kent’s Pal Finds Genuine Drama in the Courtroom

Deborah M. Parker made waves in court instead of HollywoodFeaturing Deborah M. Parker

The Survivor

You think lasting a few weeks on an island is tough? Corporate counsel John Schulman has been with Warner Bros. for two decades, and counting

The Mayor's Right-Hand Man

Thomas Saenz is helping shape a new Los Angeles

The Magician of Hopeless Causes

Welcome to the Winston McKesson files of formerly lost cases

Featuring Winston K. McKesson

The Early Bird

Sorrell Trope gets the worm (and Nicole Kidman, Cary Grant, etc.)

The Backstop

Nothing gets by the former college catcher Brad Brian
Featuring Brad D. Brian

Taking Down an American Icon

Larry Feldman takes on "bet-the-farm" cases, including one against Michael Jackson

Ms. Glacier, I Presume?

Patricia Glaser grew up with dreams of playing for the Yankees. Now she plays a different kind of hardball
Featuring Patricia L. Glaser

The Supreme Thrill

These six attorneys argued cases before the U.S. Supreme Court

Featuring Kent L. Richland, …

Is a Hamburger Man's Best Friend?

Orly Degani wants to speed up the evolution of animal rights

Featuring Orly Degani

Recovering Klimt

Randol Schoenberg's perfect (12-tone) legal ear shepherds a $300 million win

Featuring E. Randol Schoenberg

Portrait of the Lawyer as a Young Arts-Lover

Mitch Mitchell doesn't just represent artists and writers, he is one himself

Trial and Error

A desperate career move led Denis Crawford to switch sides

The Realist

Everything Brian Dunn needed to know about the law he learned from Johnnie Cochran

Featuring Brian T. Dunn

When Becoming a Christian Earns the Death Penalty

Ben Davidson knows too well the perils of living in Iran

Featuring Ben M. Davidson

Nothing Scares Luan Tran Anymore

Tran fled war-torn Vietnam and barely survived the boat ride to freedom

Featuring K. Luan Tran

Defending Tookie

Sandra Smith Thayer recalls visiting Stanley “Tookie” Williams on San Quentin’s Death Row 

Featuring Sandra Smith Thayer

Commercial Litigation? Sometimes It's Downright Grisham-esque

Tellis became immersed in an investment fraud case involving a Middle East investment firm

Featuring Roland K. Tellis

The People's Republic of Ginger

Ginger Heyman Pigott feels the legal world could use a few more rimshots

Featuring Ginger Heyman Pigott

Born to Serve

Providing free legal assistance to more than 10,000 low-income people is precisely what she had her eye on

Irena Loves Art

Raskin combined her profession with her lifelong love of the arts

Featuring Irena Raskin

Our Man at the United Nations

When Robert O’Brien speaks, the world listens

Featuring Robert C. O'Brien

A G-Man Turns to Law

Daniel Hoffer traded his badge for a briefcase

Featuring Daniel P. Hoffer

The 5-foot-1-inch Giant-Killer

How diminutive Debra Yang took on L.A.’s bad guys and wonFeaturing Debra Wong Yang

Shaman At the Negotiating Table

Want to jump-start your career? Get fired by Michael JacksonFeaturing John G. Branca

Does Brian Panish Ever Lose?

A recent win against the City of San Francisco brngs his $1 million win total past the 100 mark

Featuring Brian J. Panish

Rosalind Russell and Me

“My, my, my, what an eager little mind,” said Rosalind of Jan

Featuring Jan Lawrence Handzlik

Stein Brings Down the Studios

Why would one man be foolish enough to take on the major Hollywood studios?

Featuring Stanton Stein

How Robert Nachshin Got His Groove Back

How did a man happily married for three decades become the divorce king?

Son of the Vampire

Bela Lugosi took his famous father’s advice and steered clear of show biz

Featuring Bela G. Lugosi

Suits and Sequins

Susan Rabin is no stranger to larger-than-life stars like Conan O’Brien

Featuring Susan Rabin

Kun's Poor Monster

Michael Kun’s hobby got him nominated for a Pulitzer

Featuring Michael S. Kun

Pursuing Excellence, Three Steps at a Time

Irving Greines' second career

The Man of Many Faces

A chance encounter turned Kevin Duffis into an actor

Madame President

How Karen Nobumoto survived a year of sleeplessness and reformed the State Bar

Food Fighter

Daron Watts wants to change the diet of African Americans across the nation

Featuring Daron Watts


Greg Weisman’s surfing days helped launch his career

Featuring Greg Weisman

Honor Thy Father, Thy Mother and America’s Environmental Laws

Chen’s parents cringed at her choice to become a lawyer, now they bask in their daughter’s success

Featuring Patricia J. Chen

Don't Mess with the Bulldog

Jeff Lenkov’s clients love him, and it’s not just because of the pet rocks

Featuring Jeffrey M. Lenkov

Let My History Go!

Seth Gerber fights for the return of a Chabad treasure trove

Featuring Seth M. Gerber

Stephanie Does Divorce

Rule #1: ALWAYS watch out for the children
Featuring Stephanie I. Blum

Why Brad Small Just Loves Desperate Housewives

The small screen? Small’s screen

Featuring Bradley S. Small

Climbing Kilimanjaro

Dan Grunfeld makes his childhood wish come true

Featuring Daniel Grunfeld

Does That Star Spangled Banner Yet Wave?

A tearful Julie Wotasik receives the battle flag from Parris honoring her deceased son
Featuring R. Rex Parris

A Jury of One’s Peers

Orange County’s Peer Court program gives juveniles a glimpse at justice
Featuring Tiffanny M. Brosnan

The Legend of the Hitler Mercedes

Jeffrey Swedo helps settle a piece of racing history

Curb Your Prosecution

Todd Melnik tracked down the Curb Your Enthusiasm footage that proved Juan Catalan’s innocence

Grilling George Foreman

How Henry Holmes helped create one of the most successful product introductions of the era
Featuring Henry W. Holmes, Jr.

Unbelievable Batting Averages

Three L.A. lawyers who can’t seem to lose
Featuring John B. Quinn, …

No Secrets: Fighting for the Press’s Right to Know

From O.J. to Oklahoma City, Kelli Sager keeps the courts open

Featuring Kelli L. Sager

Watching Over the City of Dreams

Theme parks and movies and politics, oh my

Behind Door One: Torture Behind Door Two: Deportation

Mona Patel-Sikora opens a third door for abused immigrant women

The Man Who Wrote the Bible

David Nimmer knows copyright law … and Winnie the Pooh

Featuring David Nimmer

A Human Rights Stop in Venice Beach

The Burmese generals ask: What’s wrong with a little forced labor?

Featuring Paul L. Hoffman

Spider-Man's Savior

Carole Handler’s very apt appellation

Featuring Carole E. Handler

Video Games Will Rot Your Brain

For Damon Watson, playing games is serious business

Sod Almighty

All Seriousness Aside

Stop! In the Name of Love

Between patent infringement discussions, Robert Benson had a vision

The Child was Father of the Lawyer

The birth of his first son moved Mark Teuton to become an attorney

The Blog Corporations Click

Sarbanes-Oxley a barrel of monkeys? Well, almost, for Michael O’Sullivan

Nothing Plain About His Plaintiffs

Kevin Boyle sides with the little guy — and he’s darn proud of it

The Man Who Pitched Three Strikes

Republican activist Michael Reynolds was moved to political action after the murder of his sister

Looking for YLLOGRL

Having grown up in Chinatown and armed with a law degree and a good mind, Judy Lam has a mission: to help her community

Morgan Chu: Whose Spectacular Successes Are Nothing to Sneeze At!

Even the mighty Microsoft fell after this high school dropout took after it

Featuring Morgan Chu

Bert Fields' Greatest Hits

The archetypal Hollywood lawyer, Fields takes no prisoners when representing his famous clients

Featuring Bertram Fields

A Screenwriter Hits Paydirt

Danny Kuchuck sells his screenplay and finds a new best friend — lawyer Jeff Frankel

Auschwitz Didn’t Issue Death Certificates

Lisa Stern sued Italy’s largest insurance company on behalf of her grandfather-in-law, who died in a Nazi concentration camp — and every Holocaust victim was a winner

The Many Hats of Mr. Hill

James is every mother’s fondest dream — a doctor and a lawyer

Being Religious: It's the New Coolest Thing

All across allegedly godless L.A., lawyers are finding solace in their religion

LA's First Chicano Mayor?

Los Angeles City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo is a politician in forward motion

The Accidental Filmmaker

Patricia Kinaga just wanted to document victims of domestic violence – instead she wound up being nominated for an Emmy

The Warrior Poet

Because he had to get some demons out of his psyche, Chuck Patterson discovered he was a poet

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