Super Lawyers Northern California 2016 List Features 7 Kazan Law Attorneys
The highly respected Super Lawyers list for 2016 has chosen seven Kazan Law attorneys for its selective compilation of the best attorneys in the United States. Seven Kazan Law attorneys were included in the list this year to represent the top lawyers in the Northern California region. Super Lawyers Kazan Law is a title each recipient continues to strive for year after year.
Considering that this exclusive peer-driven list is limited to only about 5% of the lawyers in the state of California and that we are in a very specialized area of law practice, the selection of seven of our attorneys for Northern California Super Lawyers 2016 is quite an achievement.
This year’s Super Lawyers list is the 12th consecutive one to include attorneys from Kazan Law. A dozen solid years on the Super Lawyers list is an achievement we are proud of. Yet we never take inclusion in Super Lawyers for granted. And it is not something we are even thinking about as we pursue our daily work of seeking justice for our clients who are victims of asbestos exposure. But we are very gratified that our peers have chosen us once more for this honor.
The Northern California Super Lawyers 2016 list includes our firm’s senior partners. Our firm’s full name is Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood. We are very proud that each of these principals of our firm continues to be honored by the legal community as a Northern California Super Lawyer.
In addition, we are also delighted that another one of our partners was selected to the list as a Northern California Super Lawyer. This year marks Justin Bosl’s transition from the category of Rising Star to Super Lawyer.
Super Lawyers Kazan Law
Here are the Kazan Law Northern California Super Lawyers 2016 and the years their name has appeared on this significant list:
- Steven Kazan -2004 – 2016
- David McClain – 2004-2016
- Gordon Greenwood – 2004, 2006 -2016
- Joseph Satterley – 2013(Kentucky), 2014 – 2016
- Justin Bosl – 2011 – 2016
Kazan Law Northern California Super Lawyers 2016 Rising Stars
In 1998, Super Lawyers started a Rising Stars list to highlight the best new attorneys in each state. Rising Stars are those acknowledged by their peers as the best attorneys under 40, or who have been practicing law for 10 years or less. Just 2.5% of the lawyers in California are named to this list. We are very proud that two of Kazan Law’s attorneys have been chosen for this important distinction:
- William Ruiz – 2012 – 2016
- Michael Stewart – 2013 – 2016
How Northern California Super Lawyers Are Chosen
The Super Lawyers list serves as a resource for consumers trying to find the best legal representation. Unlike many professional listings, you cannot buy a listing in the Super Lawyers list by purchasing an ad. Super Lawyers attorneys are selected for inclusion by an extensively detailed rating process consisting of nominations and evaluations by other lawyers and additional research.
Each lawyer nominated for the list is judged in 12 categories of peer recognition and professional accomplishments. A new selection process is held annually in each state.
What makes the Northern California Super Lawyers list unique is that it consists of lawyers recommended by other lawyers. There is no other way to get on this list. To be held in such high regard by our colleagues is a great honor.
How the Super Lawyers List is Distributed
The Super Lawyers list includes lawyers chosen from more than 70 practice areas who are highly rated by their peers and who have been successful in their area of law practice. The list is published in Super Lawyers Magazine, a publication that is distributed to attorneys and accredited law school libraries throughout the 50 states and Washington, D.C., reaching more than 13 million readers. The list is also available in the magazine’s online digital edition.
Northern California Super Lawyers 2016 Inclusion Supports Our Mission
Northern California Super Lawyers 2016 inclusion of seven Kazan Law attorneys provides us with wonderful support for the work we do. It offers us a great tribute from our colleagues that our asbestos law firm continues to be on the right track. After more than 40 years of fighting for justice for our clients, it is nice to know that our professional colleagues continue to respect and admire our work. But for us, winning for our clients is what truly matters.
Kazan Law has always been and continues to be a firm that stands up for everyday people who have had the very thing each of us values most taken away from them – their lives. We do not represent big businesses with deep pockets and powerful contacts. We represent hard-working honest people who face premature death because of a heartless business decision based on profit.
Achieving justice for our clients always has been and will continue to be the most essential accolade for us. But we are grateful for the recognition from Super Lawyers 2016. To our peers who voted for us we say a heartfelt thank you.