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Eight Wilson Turner Kosmo Partners Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021

Firm partners and rising stars earn Lawyers of the Year, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch nods

Aug 20, 2020

Eight partners from the San Diego-based law firm of Wilson Turner Kosmo were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021. Partners Meryl C. Maneker and Claudette G. Wilson received the highest overall peer-feedback and were named “Lawyer of the Year” in San Diego for their respective practice specialties. The complete list of WTK Best Lawyers honorees include:

Three WTK associates were also recognized in the inaugural edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, honoring attorneys earlier in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence. The WTK attorneys named Ones to Watch include: Loleena Ansari May (Labor and Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment), Elizabeth Chiba Rein (Product Liability Litigation – Defendants) and Theresa M. Wynne (Labor and Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment).

Since its first publishing in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally recognized as the definitive resource of legal excellence worldwide. Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America is considered an outstanding honor as it is based solely on a peer-review methodology designed to capture the consensus of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical and legal practice areas.

The WTK lawyers will be featured online at, in the regional Southern California’ Best Lawyers 2021 publication and The Best Lawyers in America book. Best Lawyers results are searchable by lawyer name, firm, region and/or practice area at