The firm is pleased to announce that Karine Akopchikyan, Heather Antoine, John De La Merced, Neil Elan, and Celina Kirchner have been named to Thomson Reuters’ prestigious list of 2021 Southern California “Super Lawyers” Rising Stars. Additionally, Heather received enough votes to place her on the “Up-and-Coming 100: 2021 Southern California Rising Stars” and “Up-and-Coming 50: 2021 Women Southern California Rising Stars” lists.
Every year, “Super Lawyers” profiles attorneys in more than 70 different practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and personal achievements. The list selects the top lawyers in Southern California based on peer nomination, independent research, and peer evaluation. After the “Super Lawyers” research team has completed the screening process, only 2.5 percent of lawyers under the age of 40 years old are granted the title of Rising Stars.