Recognition

Wilson Turner Kosmo is proud of the recent achievements and accolades received by our firm and attorneys reflecting our commitment to achieving successful results for our clients.

Best Lawyers

  • U.S. News & World Report's Best Law Firms ranking "Metropolitan Tier 1": Employment Law - Management, "Metropolitan Tier 1": Litigation - Labor & Employment, and "Metropolitan Tier 2": Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2018)

  • U.S. News & World Report's Best Law Firms ranking "Metropolitan Tier 1" law firms for employment law (management) and product liability (defendants) categories (2017).
  • U.S. News & World Report's Best Law Firms ranking "Metropolitan Tier 1" law firms for employment law (management), labor law (management), litigation (labor and employment) and product liability (defendants) categories (2015 - 2016).

  • U.S. News & World Report's Best Law Firms ranking "Metropolitan Tier 1" law firms for employment law-management (2013 – 2014).
  • U.S. News & World Report's Best Law Firms ranking "Metropolitan Tier 2" law firms for product liability litigation-defendants (2014).
  • U.S. News & World Report's Best Law Firms ranking "Metropolitan Tier 1" law firms for product liability litigation-defendants (2012).
  • Vickie E. Turner was also named for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® (2010 - 2019) in the area of Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, and named the Best Lawyers' 2012 and 2018 San Diego Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Lawyer of the Year.
  • Claudette G. Wilson was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (2007 - 2019), Labor and Employment Law Specialties and honored to be named San Diego Employment Law-Management "Lawyer of the Year" in Best Lawyers in America (2012,2016,2019).
  • Michael S. Kalt was named for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (2014 - 2019), Litigation - Labor and Employment.
  • Meryl C. Maneker was named for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (2018 - 2019), Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants.

 

Super Lawyers

We are honored to have seven WTK partners selected as Super Lawyers® in the 2018 edition of San Diego Super Lawyers. Published by Thomson ReutersSuper Lawyers®, Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

  • Michael S. Kalt - Employment Litigation Defense (Top 50: San Diego Super Lawyers)
  • Lois M. Kosch - Employment Litigation Defense
  • Frederick W. Kosmo, Jr. - Business Litigation (Top 50: San Diego Super Lawyers)
  • Vickie E. Turner - PI-Products Defense 
  • Claudette G. Wilson - Employment Litigation Defense (Top 50: San Diego Super Lawyers and Top 25 Women San Diego Super Lawyers)
  • Robin A. Wofford - Employment Litigation Defense
  • Leonid M. Zilberman - Employment Litigation Defense

 

Rising Stars

Additionally, the firm had six associates selected to the 2016 San Diego Rising Stars list.  Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

  • Carolina Bravo-Karimi - Employment Litigation Defense
  • Robert K. Dixon - PI-Products Defense
  • Emily J. Fox - Employment Litigation Defense
  • Daniel C. Gunning - Employment & Labor
  • Marissa L. Lyftogt - Employment Litigation Defense
  • Hali M. Anderson - Employment Litigation Defense
  • Mark A. Rein - Employment Litigation Defense


Other

  • Claudette G. Wilson was selected for inclusion in San Diego Daily Journal's Top Labor and Employment Lawyers 2018 
  • Vickie E. Turner was honored in 2018 with the Woman of Dedication Award from the Salvation Army
  • Vickie E. Turner was honored in 2018 with the USD Distinguished Alumni Author E. Hughes Career Achievement Award 
  • Wilson Turner Kosmo LLP was selected as the winner for the 2015 AT&T Legal Department Diversity and Inclusion Award in the small law firm category.
  • Rob A. Shields was honored in 2015 by the Defense Research Institute (DRI) with its Lifetime Community Service Award.
  • Vickie E. Turner has been named Woman of the Year for the California 79th Assembly District.
  • Rob A. Shields and Family Receive 10News Leadership Award.
  • Vickie E. Turner was chosen as a recipient of the KPBS and Union Bank 2014 Local Heroes Award.
  • Vickie E. Turner was awarded Belva Lockwood Award for her enduring commitment to Lawyers Club (2011).

 

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