Wilson Sonsini Recognized in Global Investigations Review’s 2023 GIR 100
On November 30, 2023, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati was named among the leading global law firms in the 2023 GIR 100 guide, an annual guide to the world’s leading cross-border investigations practices published by the Global Investigations Review. GIR’s editorial team selects the top 100 firms handling complex and sophisticated investigations based on extensive market research, submissions, and references.
Luis Li Recognized as 2023 “General Litigation Trailblazer” by The National Law Journal
On November 1, 2023, The National Law Journal named Wilson Sonsini partner Luis Li to its 2023 list of “General Litigation Trailblazers.” The list, which continues to be the most competitive in terms of the number of nominations received, highlights attorneys who have made a significant impact in the legal industry. The supplement notes Luis’ work on Vanessa Bryant’s civil suit against the city of Los Angeles and how Luis hopes the intense spotlight placed on the disturbing practices at the local agencies will lead to a cultural correction and inspire reform in agencies that oversee first responders nationwide.
Numerous Wilson Sonsini Attorneys Named to 2024 Lawdragon 500 Leading Litigators in America
On September 8, 2023, Lawdragon released the 2024 edition of its Lawdragon 500 Leading Litigators in America guide assessing America’s top talent among those who represent corporations and other wealthy entities in litigation involving antitrust; financial and securities litigation; intellectual property; commercial; real estate; M&A and Chancery; cybersecurity and data privacy; and white collar and investigations. Attorneys were selected based on journalistic research, submissions, and vetting.
2023 Chambers USA Guide Recognizes Wilson Sonsini Practices and Attorneys
The recently published 2023 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business recognized numerous Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati practices and attorneys. This year, the firm was ranked in 35 geography-specific practice categories, while 79 attorneys were honored among the best in their fields.
Wilson Sonsini Trial Team Honored with 2023 CLAY Awards
On April 12, 2023, Wilson Sonsini partners Luis Li and Eric Tuttle were selected as recipients of the Daily Journal's2023 California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year (CLAY) Awards for representing Vanessa Bryant in the widely watched federal civil rights trial against the County of Los Angeles. The CLAY Awards recognize California attorneys across many fields of law whose work made a significant impact during the previous year. The special profile details the events leading up to and major turns in the trial and, finally, the settlement of the case and related claims in February for $28.85 million.
Daily Journal Names Vanessa Bryant Win as Top Verdict of 2022
The Daily Journal recognized Vanessa Bryant's victory in her privacy and federal civil rights suit against the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department as a top verdict (Bryant v. County of Los Angeles et al.). Wilson Sonsini acted as counsel to Vanessa Bryant in the litigation matter, with Luis Li and Eric P. Tuttle leading the firm’s team along with co-counsel Craig Lavoie and Jennifer Bryant from Munger, Tolles & Olson.
Luis Li Named 2023 "Leading Commercial Litigator" by the Daily Journal
On January 25, 2023, Wilson Sonsini litigation partner Luis Li was featured in the Daily Journal special report "Leading Commercial Litigators 2023." The accompanying profile highlights Luis's career working on a wide range of complex, high-profile matters ranging from large-scale racketeering to organized crime matters.
Wilson Sonsini Attorneys Named to Lawdragon 500 Leading Litigators in America
On October 3, 2022, Lawdragon released its inaugural guide Lawdragon 500 Leading Litigators in America dedicated to attorneys who excel at representing corporations and other organizations in litigating claims involving antitrust, securities, financial, M&A, intellectual property and patents, product liability, mass tort, white collar, government investigations, and energy disputes. Attorneys were selected based on a number of submissions and independent research focused on recent cases and defense verdicts or settlements, as well as attorneys who have sustained excellence in trials.
Luis Li Honored Among California’s 2022 “Top 100 Lawyers”
On September 21, 2022, Wilson Sonsini litigation partner Luis Li was named one of 2022's "Top 100 Lawyers" by the Daily Journal. The list celebrates leading lawyers in California who are conducting cutting-edge legal work and have made a significant impact in the industry.
Wilson Sonsini Practices, Attorneys Honored in 2022 Edition of Chambers USA Guide
The recently published 2022 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business recognized numerous Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati practices and attorneys. The firm was ranked in 34 geography-specific practice categories and 70 attorneys were honored among the best in their fields.
Law.com Highlights LA Litigation Team Among Top 2021 Lateral Hires
On January 26, 2022, Law.com published a follow-up analysis that highlighted the Los Angeles litigation team that joined Wilson Sonsini in late 2021. The analysis followed The American Lawyer article published on January 25 that listed 2021’s top lateral hires in Big Law. According to the analysis, there were 10 litigation hires that made the list of the 25 lateral moves Am Law says “left the biggest imprint on the industry in 2021”—including Wilson Sonsini’s hiring of partners Luis Li, Matthew Macdonald, Fred Rowley, and Mark Yohalem in the Los Angeles office, and the addition of Eric Tuttle as a partner in the Seattle office.
Wilson Sonsini Receives Honorable Mention in The American Lawyer's 2021 Litigation Department of the Year Recognitions
On December 14, 2021, The American Lawyer published a list of Honorable Mentions for the nationwide 2021 Litigation Department of the Year recognitions. Wilson Sonsini was profiled among the eight firms deserving of honorable mention.