LOS ANGELES – Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith announced the election of 29 associates to the partnership.
Congratulations to new partners Jeanne Bawa and Matthew Walker of San Bernardino; Ron Beach of Phoenix; Andrew Benzinger of Sacramento; Mark Brown of Las Vegas; Rachel Chun, Kim Cruz, Stephen Kwan, William Pallares, Miriam Rana, Jeffrey Healey, Alexander Comis and Heidi Yoshioka of Los Angeles; Kimberlei Evans, Helen Greenberg, David Streza, Edward Tugade, William Buranich, Vincent Marsella and Allison Yew of San Francisco, Sarah Hart and Stefanie Vaudreuil of Orange County, Kelly McGee and Christopher Sommer of New York, John Rine and James Moriarty of Tampa; Thomas Teschner and John Tsumura of San Diego; and, Lisa Taylor of Chicago.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith is a national law firm specializing in a broad spectrum of practice areas with more than 750 attorneys in 19 offices located in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Nevada, New York, Texas and West Virginia.
In 2009, the firm was ranked by the National Law Journal as the 49th largest law firm in the nation, the fifth largest law firm in the state of California by California Lawyer.
The firm was also ranked No. 1 in Multicultural Law Magazine as the nation's most diverse law firm, and No. 4 in the 2009 Minority Law Journal Diversity Scorecard.