2013 Super Lawyer and Rising Star Honors

Lang, Richert & Patch proudly announces that more than half of the firm’s attorneys have been selected as Super Lawyers or Rising Stars by Super Lawyers Magazine. These outstanding attorneys are selected using a multi-phase selection process that includes peer nominations and third party research. During this process, Super Lawyers evaluates candidates based upon twelve indicators of professional achievement and peer recognition. The selection of these attorneys is a reflection of Lang, Richert & Patch’s exceptional reputation in the legal community for superb legal services and excellent advocacy on behalf of its clients.

To be a “Super Lawyer” an attorney must be considered among the top five percent of lawyers in the state of California. The firm’s Super Lawyers possess the highest degree of knowledge and expertise in their respective areas of practice and include:

  • Robert L. Patch, II — Personal Injury Plaintiff: General, Personal Injury Plaintiff: Products, Personal Injury Plaintiff: Medical Malpractice
  • Rene Lastreto, II — Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, Business Litigation
  • Charles Trudrung Taylor — Employment Litigation: Defense, General Litigation, Employment & Labor
  • Mark L. Creede — Construction Litigation, Construction/Surety, Business Litigation
  • Matthew W. Quall — Construction Litigation, Business Litigation, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Scott J. Ivy — Business Litigation, Banking, Insurance Coverage
  • William T. McLaughlin — Business Litigation, Real Estate, Insurance Coverage

A “Rising Star” must be either forty years old or younger or in practice for ten years or less and less than two and a half percent of attorneys receive the Rising Star designation. Lang, Richert & Patch is pleased to announce its Rising Stars:

  • Craig B. Fry — Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Philip A. Martinez — Business Litigation
  • Ana de Alba — Employment & Labor, Business Litigation
  • Michael J. Gomez — Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights