Sanford Michelman Named to 2016 List of Top 100 Attorneys in So. Cal. by Super Lawyers

2016-02-09 09.13.48 amMichelman & Robinson, LLP (M&R) Chairman Sanford Michelman, Firm Managing Partner Dana Kravetz and Orange County Office Managing Partner Mona Hanna were named to the 2016 list of Top 1oo Attorneys in Southern California by Super Lawyers. This is the second straight year that Michelman & Kravetz made the Top 100 list. While Hanna was also selected one of the Top 50 Women Attorneys in Southern California and among the Top 50 Attorneys in Orange County.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers Magazine undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area and a good-standing and disciplinary check.

Michelman & Robinson Attorneys Named to List of Best Lawyers in America USA Guide

Best LawyersMichelman & Robinson, LLP is pleased to announce that four M&R attorneys have been selected for inclusion to the list of 2016’s Best Lawyers in America.

Congratulations to Sanford Michelman (Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law), Mona Hanna (Commercial Litigation, Insurance Litigation), Dana Kravetz (Labor Law – Management), and Andrew Selesnick (Health Care Law)!

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.

View the Best Lawyers in America Michelman & Robinson, LLP page.

Throwback Thursday: Sanford Honored with San Fernando Valley Business Journal’s ‘Trusted Advisor’ Award

Sanford Michelman was selected as a 2012 “Trusted Advisor” by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal (SFVBJ). In the SFVBJ writeup Strategic Partners CEO, Michael Singer, stated:

“Sanford is a brilliant strategist. He’s always five steps ahead of everyone else. Sanford has great foresight and foresees the multiple paths in which situations can play out… He asks great questions, actively listens and is very creative, yet on point, with his advice.”

Sanford Michelman Trusted Advisor

M&R Ranked a Top 40 U.S. Law Firm for Minorities

diversity handsLast month Law360 announced its inaugural list of the Top 100 best U.S. law firms for minorities, “based on the firms’ minority representation at the partner and nonpartner levels and their total number of minority attorneys.” That Michelman & Robinson, LLP (M&R) ranked 39th on the list is, in part, a reflection of Sanford’s commitment to providing superior client service, and top-notch business and legal advice. At M&R, we have long realized the tangible benefits of having a diverse workforce that is a reflection of our clients’ varied backgrounds and life experiences.

Read more about M&R’s diversity efforts

Sanford Honored with Zimmer Children’s Museum Discovery Award

Discovery Award Dinner
2013 Discovery Award Dinner

The Zimmer Children’s Museum annually presents the Discovery Award to “remarkable individuals who exemplify strong leadership” and “live our mission to promote values that make a better society through interactive learning, creative self-expression and art experiences for children and families.” In 2013, the Museum celebrated the following “Good people who have positively made a difference:”

  • Margaret Loesch, President and CEO of The Hub
  • David Madden, President of Fox Television Studios
  • Sanford Michelman, Founder and Partner of Michelman & Robinson

Sanford Recommended by The Legal 500

Sanford Michelman Recommended Attorney by The Legal 500

Esteemed legal directory The Legal 500 recommended both Michelman & Robinson’s (M&R) Commercial Litigation practice and Sanford in its just released 2015 edition. M&R is “a fine firm that does excellent work, gets great results and delivers great value for clients,” according to the directory. It added that “the ‘fantastic’ Sanford Michelman, who splits time between Los Angeles and New York, represented GemCap in a multimillion-dollar breach of contract and misrepresentation case.”

Read more about M&R and Sanford.

Read more about the selection criteria.

Sanford Michelman Selected to Southern California Super Lawyers Top 100 List

Sanford Michelman
Sanford Michelman

In January 2015, Sanford Michelman was selected among the Top 100 Attorneys in Southern California by Super Lawyers Magazine. The list highlights the “best of the best” attorneys from San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles, and Santa Barbara who received the highest point totals in the research and blue ribbon review process. The complicated selection process involves nominations, independent research, peer evaluation, and a final selection. This was the second year in a row that Sanford was selected a Top 100: Southern California Super Lawyer. Sanford has also been selected a Super Lawyer from 2004 to 2015.