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Most Influential Women Attorneys: POLLY TOWILL

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Polly Towill of Sheppard Mullin is recognized among clients and her peers as a “goto” litigator, consistently earning exceptional results in bet the-farm lawsuits.

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Most Influential Women Attorneys: ELLIA THOMPSON

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Ellia Thompson is a partner at Ervin Cohen & Jessup and serves on the firm’s five-member Executive Committee.

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Most Influential Women Attorneys: JULIA B. STRICKLAND

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As co-chair of Stroock’s national Financial Services Litigation,

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Most Influential Women Attorneys: SAMANTHA F. SPECTOR

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Approaching two decades as a high-profile litigator, Samantha Spector has become a deeply respected and influential attorney in the Los Angeles family law community, and beyond.

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Most Influential Women Attorneys: AMY SOLOMON

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Amy Fisch Solomon, a partner with Girardi|Keese, specializes in the areas of professional liability, products liability and catastrophic injury.

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Reports: Toys R Us Rejects Larian’s $890M Bid for Stores

Toys R Us has rejected MGA Entertainment Inc. Chief Executive Isaac Larian’s $890 million dollar bid to acquire some of the bankrupt retailer’s stores in the U.S. and Canada, according to media reports.

Most Influential Women in Accounting: ANNE N. SLUSSER

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Anne N. Slusser was named a partner at the high profile family law firm, Meyer, Olson, Lowy & Meyers (MOLM), in 2012.

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Most Influential Women Attorneys: AMY SIEGEL

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When the biggest brands in film, television, sports and theme parks want a lawyer who knows how to license and monetize their most valuable assets, they turn to Amy Siegel.

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Most Influential Women Attorneys: LARA A. H. SHORTZ

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Over the years, Lara Shortz has built an extraordinary practice and presence at her law firm, Michelman & Robinson, LLP.

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Most Influential Women Attorneys: JULIE A. SHEPARD

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A partner in Jenner & Block’s Content, Media & Entertainment Practice, Julie Shepard has defended her clients’ rights in multiple jurisdictions in copyright and trademark infringement cases, trade secret misappropriation actions,

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Most Influential Women Attorneys: MILDRED SEGURA

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Mildred Segura is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Reed Smith.

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Most Influential Women Attorneys: LEONORA SCHLOSS

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Leonora Schloss is an equity principal at Jackson Lewis and has practiced employment law on the defense side for over 25 years.

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Most Influential Women Attorneys: MISTY M. SANFORD

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Representing such development giants as Tishman Speyer, Caruso Affiliated Holdings and Oaktree Capital in significant real estate transactions, Munger, Tolles & Olson attorney Misty Sanford is playing a critical role in the explosive growth of Los Angeles and other major metropolitan areas.

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Most Influential Women Attorneys: KELLI SAGER

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Kelli Sager’s passion for defending free speech and press rights has defined her legal practice.

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Most Influential Women Attorneys: TANA M. RYAN

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Tana Ryan is the only female equity partner in Kirkland’s West Coast Private Equity Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group, a status she obtained by devoting more than 14 years to developing a deep career in the Private Equity and M&A field.

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Silicon Beach Report April 18: Tala Raises $65M to Move into Mexico, India

Tala raises $65 million to move into Mexico and India; Hyperloop lands deal for first commercial Hyperloop system in UAE; j2 Global acquires ThreatTrack, Lifescript.

Most Influential Women Attorneys: COURTNEY ROWLEY

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Courtney Rowley is a trial lawyer at the law firm Trial Lawyers for Justice, a co-founding instructor of Trial By Human, a co-founder of Trial by Woman, and soon to be author of the book “Trial by Woman” which will be released in 2018.

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E-Sports Company Immortals Partners With Mountain Dew, Expands Lions Gate Role

In what might be a sign of e-sports commercial viability, Los Angeles e-sports team Immortals announced April 17 that they will partner with Mountain Dew, and collaborate with Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.

Mall of America Owner Looking to Buy Former Rocketdyne Site

The Canadian owner of the Mall of America is negotiating to buy one of the largest redevelopment sites in Los Angeles: the former rocket-engine manufacturing site of Aerojet Rocketdyne, according to CoStar Group.

Most Influential Women Attorneys: JENNIFER S. ROMANO

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When the stakes are high and corporate reputations hang in the balance, some of the nation’s largest health care companies and other Fortune 500 companies call Crowell & Moring’s Jennifer Romano.

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