San Diego Magazine’s “Top Lawyers 2013”
named Jim Sandler (Civil Trial), Tom Laube (Civil Litigation), Lynne
Lasry (Complex Civil Litigation and Employment Law), Jeff Byer (Complex
Litigation), Richard Valdez (Complex Litigation) and Ed Silverman
(Appellate Law) as top San Diego attorneys in their respective fields.
In 2012 “Super Lawyers™" recognized Jim Sandler, Tom Laube, Lynne Lasry
and Jeff Byer as outstanding San Diego lawyers in the area of Business
Litigation and recognized Ed Silverman as an outstanding San Diego
lawyer in the area of Appellate Law.
Lynne Lasry recognized again in 2012 as one of the top 25 Women Super
Lawyers™ in San Diego.
Sandler, past President of the Board of Directors of the San Diego
County Bar Foundation, remains member of its Board of Directors.
Byer re-appointed as Director of the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program.
Sandler obtains $25M verdict in San Diego condemnation case and obtains
$8M and $4.5M settlements in two other cases.
Jim Sandler obtains
$1.6M verdict in Los Angeles goodwill loss case.
Laube obtains $2.9M settlement in injury case.
17, 2008 Named Richard M. Valdez Day in the City of San Diego.
Since 2008 Ed Silverman has served as co-chair of the San Diego County
Bar Association's Judges’ Orientation Program.
Lynne Lasry selected
to Impact Class of 2013, LEAD San Diego.
Lynne Lasry continues
to provide private Mediation services.
Lynne Lasry selected
as "Women Leaders in the Law".
Jim Sandler, Tom Laube,
Lynne Lasry, Jeff Byer, Richard Valdez and Ed Silverman receive AV
Preeminent rating by Martindale Hubbell.
Tom Laube receives
Wiley W. Manuel Award from State Bar of California for pro bono legal
service - 2012.
selected as Co-Chair of United States District Court for the Southern
District Lawyer Representatives Committee.
selected to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District Pro Bono
Briana Monahan sworn
in as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) with Voices for
Briana Monahan works
with San Diego County Bar Association Children at Rick Committee, Mock
Richard Valdez elected
Board Member of San Diego LGBT Center.
selected for 9th Circuit Lawyer Representatives Coordinating Committee.
Ed Silverman receives
2011-2012 USD School of Law Moot Court "Huffman Award" in recognition of
professional and academic achievement.