Foley Attorneys Named Southern California "Super Lawyers"

25 January 2008 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

Nine Attorneys Ranked by Peers in Practice.

Foley announced today that nine of its Los Angeles attorneys have been named 2008 Southern California “Super Lawyers” by Law & Politics Media, Inc.

The Foley attorneys named and their primary practices, as classified by Law & Politics, are:

  • Carole E. Handler, intellectual property;
  • Pamela L. Johnston, criminal defense: white collar;
  • Dennis E. Kinnaird, business litigation;
  • Richard W. (Jack) Lasater II, business law;
  • Stephen A. McFeely, business litigation;
  • James D. Nguyen, intellectual property litigation;
  • Tami S. Smason, business litigation;
  • M. Kenneth Suddleson, entertainment & sports; and
  • Carl I. Weissburg, health care.

To compile its annual list, Law & Politics surveyed more than 60,000 lawyers across Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, Ventura, Kern, Santa Barbara, Imperial and San Luis Obispo Counties, asking them to vote for the best lawyers they have personally observed conducting business. The final list features the top five percent of Southern California attorneys in more than 60 areas of practice and will be published in the February issues of Los Angeles magazine, Southern California Super Lawyers and the Los Angeles and Orange Country editions of The New York Times.

Foley & Lardner LLP continually evolves to meet the changing legal needs of our clients. Our team-based approach, proprietary client service technology, and practice depth enhance client relationships while seeing clients through their most complex legal challenges. The BTI Consulting Group (Wellesley, Massachusetts) recently recognized Foley as one of the top four law firms shaping the U.S. legal market, while CIO magazine has named Foley to its CIO 100 list six times for our client-focused technology. With more than 1,000 attorneys in 22 offices and more than 50 practices, count on Foley for high-caliber business and legal insight.

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