Leaders of Influence: Litigators & Trial Attorneys 2022

Custom Content from the Los Angeles Business Journal

There is a special breed or attorney that needs to transcend expert comprehension of the legal system – the litigator. Lawyers who go to the proverbial mat to fight for their clients before judges and jury have their own unique sets of skills. In this special section we share profiles of the very best litigators and trial attorneys in the region. These are the trusted advisors you want in your corner in court. We’ve alphabetically compiled this lineup of superb litigation specialists, along with information about their careers, practice and relevant recent successes they’ve achieved. Congratulations to the attorneys who made our class of ‘22.

Methodology: The professionals featured in these pages did not pay to be included. Their profiles were drawn from nomination materials submitted to the Los Angeles Business Journal. Those selected for inclusion were reviewed by the editorial department and chosen based on a demonstration of impact made on the profession and on the Los Angeles community.

Ryan Baker – Waymaker, LLP
Eric Bakewell – Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Koren Bell – Larson LLP
Terry W Bird – Bird, Marella, Boxer, Wolpert, Nessim, Drooks, Lincenberg & Rhow, P.C.
Oren Bitan – Buchalter
Brad Brian – Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP
Carleton Burch – Anderson, McPharlin & Conners LLP
Marshall Camp – Hueston Hennigan LLP
Paul S Chan – Bird, Marella, Boxer, Wolpert, Nessim, Drooks, Lincenberg & Rhow, P.C.
Vicki Chou – Hueston Hennigan LLP
Morgan Chu – Irell & Manella LLP
Trent Copeland – Ellis George Cipollone O’Brien Annaguey LLP
Aaron Craig – King & Spalding
Michael De Vries – Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Jonathan M Deer – Quantum Law Group, LLPJonathanM
Rita Diaz – Hahn & Hahn LLP
James Feeney – Dykema
Terrence Franklin – Sacks, Glazier, Franklin & Lodise LLP
John Gibson – DLA Piper
Geoffrey Gold – Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP
Justin Goldstein – Sklar Kirsh
Valerie Goo – Crowell & Moring LLP
R.C. Harlan – Larson LLP
Robert Hudock – Hudock Employment Law Group
Chad Hummel – Sidley Austin LLP
Roland Juarez – Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Richard Kaplan – Kaplan Marino
Sarah Kelly-Kilgore – Greenberg Gross LLP
Eric Kennedy – Buchalter
Linda Kornfeld – Blank Rome LLP
Randall Leff – Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP
Margaret (Meg) Lodise – Sacks, Glazier, Franklin & Lodise LLP
Paul Loh – Willenken LLP
Neal Marder – Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Nina Marino – Kaplan Marino
David Martinez – Robins Kaplan LLP
Marcellus McRae – Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Dan Miller – Miller Barondess LLP
Virginia Milstead – Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Randall Leff – Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP
Ali Mojibi – Covington & Burling LLP
James Molen – Greenberg Glusker LLP
Todd Moore – Hahn & Hahn LLP
Steven Morris – Quantum Law Group LLP
Ann Marie Mortimer – Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Sean Muntz – RMO LLP
Thomas P. O’Brien – Ellis George Cipollone O’Brien Annaguey LLP
Nathan O’Malley – Musick, Peeler & Garrett LLP
Anthony Pacheco – VedderPrice
Debra E. Pole – Sidley Austin LLP
Scott Rahn – RMO LLP
Arjun Rao – Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
Stephen Raucher – Reuben, Raucher & Blum PC
Kent Raygor – Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Tim Reuben – Reuben Raucher & Blum Law
Alex Romain – Milbank LLP
Mathew Rosengart – Greenberg Traurig LLP
Benazeer (Benny) Roshan – Greenberg Glusker LLP
Jonathan Shin – King & Spalding
Roman Silberfeld – Robins Kaplan LLP
Ashley Simonsen – Covington & Burling LLP
Adam Streisand – Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Yael Tobi – Munck Wilson Mandala
Peter Stris – Stris & Maher LLP
Jason Tokoro – Miller Barondess LLP
Todd C. Toral – Jenner & Block LLP
Tammy Tsoumas – Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Melanie Walker –DLA Piper
Jenifer Wallis – Munck Wilson Mandala LLP
Kenneth Watnik – Anderson, McPharlin & Conners LLP
Perrie M. Weiner – Baker McKenzie
Alex Weingarten – Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
Michael Weiss – Akerman LLP
Jason Wilson – Willenken LLP
Gary Winuk – Kaufman Legal Group
Kerry Garvis Wright – Glaser Weil LLP