Past Honorees

2012
44th Annual Installation Banquet and Awards Ceremony

Ian C. Ballon
New Media Lawyer of the Year

Donald Etra
Criminal Law Lawyer of the Year

Gary E. Klausner
Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year

Dominique R. Shelton
Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year

, David Siegel
Securities Litigation Lawyer of the Year

2011
43rd Annual Installation Banquet and Awards Ceremony

Leah M. Bishop
Trust & Estates Lawyer of the Year

Carla Christofferson
Litigator of the Year

James D. Nguyen
Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year

Thomas E. Patterson
Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year

Carole E. Handler
Entertainment Lawyer of the Year

2010

42nd Annual Installation Banquet and Awards Ceremony

Jeffrey E. Donfeld
Real Estate Lawyer of the Year

Marshall B. Grossman
Litigator of the Year

David Nimmer
Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year

James I. Stang
Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year

Juliette Youngblood
Entertainment Lawyer of the Year

2009
41st Annual Installation Dinner & Awards Banquet

Stacy D. Phillips
Family Law Lawyer of the Year

Scott Edelman
Litigator of the Year

Joe Calabrese
Entertainment Lawyer of the Year

Lawrence Peitzman
Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year

Andrew Garb
Trusts & Estates Lawyer of the Year

2008
40th Annual Installation Dinner & Awards Banquet

Isaac Pachulski
Stutman Treister & Glatt
Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year

Janet Kobrin
Warner Brothers
Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year

C.N. Frank Reddick III
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Corporate Lawyer of the Year

Stuart Liner
Liner Yankelevitz et al LLP
Litigator of the Year

Eugene Volokh
UCLA Law School
Honorary Award in the Field of Constitutional Law

2007
39th Annual Installation Dinner & Awards Banquet

Lee Bogdanoff
Klee, Tuchin, Bogdanoff & Stern LLP
Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year

Henry Shields
Irell & Manella LLP
Entertainment Lawyer of the Year

Laurence Midler
CB Richard Ellis, Inc.
General Counsel of the Year

Gwyn Quillen
Litigator of the Year
Alschuler Grossman LLP

Pamela Westhoff
DLA Piper US LLP
Real Estate Lawyer of the Year

2006
38th Annual Installation Dinner & Awards Banquet

Jay Cooper
Greenberg Traurig LLP
Entertainment Lawyer of the Year

Gail Migdal Title
Katten Muchen Rosenman LLP
Litigator of the Year

Robert Plotkowski
Advisors LLP
Real Estate Lawyer of the Year

Marc Cohen
Kaye Scholer LLP
Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year

Wayne Levin
Lion’s Gate Entertainment
General Counsel of the Year

2005
37th Annual Installation Dinner & Awards Banquet

Michael Plonsker
Alschuler Grossman Stein & Kahan LLP
Entertainment Lawyer of the Year

Daniel Jordan
Case, Knowlson, Jordan & Wright LLP
Real Estate Lawyer of the Year

Bruce Broillet
Green, Broillet, Panish & Wheeler
Litigator of the Year

Kenneth Klee
Klee Tuchin Bogdanoff & Stern LLP
Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year

Louis Scali
Pixar Animation Studios
General Counsel of the Year

2004
36th Annual Installation Dinner & Awards Banquet

Peter Dekom
Weissman Wolff, Bergman, Coleman Grodin & Evall, LLP
Entertainment Lawyer of the Year

Richard B. Kendall
Irell & Manella LLP
Litigator of the Year

Howard J. Weg
Peitzman, Weg & Kempinsky LLP
Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year

Perry S. Silver
Silver & Freedman
Transactional Lawyer of the Year

2003
35th Annual Installation Dinner & Awards Banquet

Robert M. Myman
Myman Abell Fineman Greenspan Light LLP
Entertainment Lawyer of the Year

Daniel M. Petrocelli
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
Litigator of the Year

Michael L. Tuchin
Klee, Tuchin Bogdanoff & Stern LLP
Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year

Jane Shay Wald
Irell & Manella
Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year

2002
34th Annual Installation Dinner & Awards Banquet

Ernest Del
Del, Shal Moonves, Tanaka & Finkelstein
Entertainment Lawyer of the Year

Richard M. Pachulski
Pachulski, Stang, Ziehl, Young & Jones PC
Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year

Dennis M. Wasser
Wasser, Cooperman & Carter
Family Lawyer of the Year

Eric N. Landau
McDermott, Will & Emory
Securities Litigator of the Year

2001
33th Annual Installation Dinner & Awards Banquet

Morgan Chu
Irell & Manella
Litigator of the Year

Christopher C. Murray
O’Melveny & Myers LLP
Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year

Kenneth Ziffren
Ziffren, Brittenham, Branca & Fischer LLP
Entertainment Lawyer of the Year

2000
32th Annual Installation Dinner & Awards Banquet

William Poms
Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly LLP
Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year

Susan Berkle Fogel
California Women’s Law Center
Public Interest Lawyer of the Year

Michael J. Brill
Troy & Gould, P.C.
Real Estate Lawyer of the Year

Stanton “Larry” Stein
Alschuler Grossman Stein & Kahan LLP
Entertainment Lawyer of the Year