Nine Robbins Geller Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America for the Southern California Region

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November 15, 2019

On November 15, 2019, Best Lawyers® again recognized 9 of the 11 Robbins Geller attorneys who were previously honored as 2020 Best Lawyers in America to its 2020 Best Lawyers Southern California edition, including Darren J. Robbins (“Securities/Capital Markets Law” and “Derivatives and Futures Law”), Michael J. Dowd (“Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions”), Spencer A. Burkholz (“Securities/Capital Markets Law” and “Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions”), Daniel S. Drosman (“Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions” and “Securities/Capital Markets Law”), Patrick J. Coughlin (“Commercial Litigation”), Travis E. Downs III (“Derivatives and Futures Law”), David W. Mitchell (“Antitrust Law”), Randall J. Baron (“Mergers & Acquisitions Law” and “Derivatives and Futures Law”), and Jason A. Forge (“Securities/Capital Markets Law”).  Additionally, Mike and Spence were both recognized as Lawyer of the Year for 2020.  According to the Best Lawyers® press release, “[t]he stand-alone publication, using information excerpted from the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2020), highlights 2,870 lawyers recognized for their top legal talent.”  All Robbins Geller attorneys were previously recognized as Best Lawyers in America for the 2020 edition.  

Earlier this month, U.S. News – Best Lawyers® named Robbins Geller a Best Law Firm in America for the eighth consecutive year.  For the 2020 report, Best Lawyers® ranked the Firm Tier 1 in the Securities category in San Francisco and Tier 1 in the Commercial Litigation, Derivatives and Futures Law, Antitrust, Securities, and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Plaintiffs categories in San Diego.  Robbins Geller was also ranked highly nationally for its work in Securities, Commercial Litigation, and Derivatives and Futures Law, and in San Diego and Fort Lauderdale for its work in Mergers & Acquisitions and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions, respectively.

Best Lawyers® selects attorneys based entirely on peer review, using a method “designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.”  For more information regarding the publication’s methodology, visit their website.

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