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Four Wilson Turner Kosmo Attorneys Included in 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Firm co-founder received the Best Lawyers Employment Law - Management "Lawyer of the Year" award

Aug 15, 2018

Wilson Turner Kosmo partners Michael S. Kalt, Meryl C. Maneker, Vickie E. Turner and Claudette G. Wilson were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019. Named to the list each year since 2007, Wilson was also named the Best Lawyers® 2019 Employment Law – Management "Lawyer of the Year” in San Diego. 

For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers has recognized top legal talent through an extensive peer-review evaluation in which eligible attorneys across the nation vote on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas. Best Lawyers additionally recognizes individual attorneys with the highest overall peer-feedback as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and location. 

Kalt has been recognized by Best Lawyers for his labor and employment practice each year since 2014. This marks the second year Maneker was included in a Best Lawyers listing for her work in mass-tort litigation and class actions-defendants. Turner has been chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America each year from 2010 through 2018 in the area of product liability litigation-defendants. In addition to her “Lawyer of the Year” employment law-management recognition, Wilson was named by Best Lawyers in the area of labor law-management. 

The attorneys will appear online at, in the regional Southern California’ Best Lawyers 2019 publication and The Best Lawyers in America book.