Partners Dale Kinsella, Howard Weitzman, Lawrence Iser, Michael Kump and Shawn Holley have been recognized among the top lawyers in the nation in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, one of the oldest and most distinguished guides to the legal profession. In addition, the firm is very pleased to announce that Lawrence Iser has been named a “Lawyer of the Year” for the practice area of Entertainment Law – Music. Only a single lawyer in each region and in each practice area is honored as a “Lawyer of the Year.”
These attorneys earned a spot in the 2016 listing for their work in the following practice areas:
Dale Kinsella: Commercial Litigation, Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures and Television, Entertainment Law – Music, Litigation – Intellectual Property
Howard Weitzman: Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures and Television, Entertainment Law – Music, Litigation – Intellectual Property
Lawrence Iser: Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures and Television, Entertainment Law – Music
Michael Kump: Commercial Litigation
Shawn Holley: Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Best Lawyers® rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process, consisting of a peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes. Attorneys are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, therefore the award is considered to be one of the highest honors in the legal industry.