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Fourteen Wilson Turner Kosmo Attorneys Named to 2020 San Diego Super Lawyers & Rising Star Lists

Mar 27, 2020

Fourteen attorneys from Wilson Turner Kosmo, one of the largest women-owned law firms in California, were selected for inclusion on the 2020 San Diego Super Lawyers list that recognizes no more than five percent of regionally practicing attorneys.

Firm partners Michael S. Kalt, Lois M. Kosch, Claudette G. Wilson, Robin A. Wofford and Leonid M. Zilberman were recognized for their employment litigation (defense) practices, while partners Frederick W. Kosmo, Jr., Meryl C. Maneker and Vickie E. Turner were  selected for their business litigation, class action and personal injury practices, respectfully. This marks the 10th-consecutive year Wofford has been named to the regional Super Lawyers list.

A number of WTK attorneys were also recognized as Rising Stars. The honorees, who are under 40 or have practiced law for less than 10 years, include partners: Carolina Bravo-Karimi, Robert K. Dixon, Emily J. Fox, Daniel C. Gunning and Marissa L. Lyftogt as well as senior associate Parada K. Ornelas.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters-owned rating service, evaluates outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have achieved high levels of peer recognition and professional success.

With its patented, multiphase process that involves a statewide survery of lawyers, peer reviews and the service’s independent research evaluation of candidates, Super Lawyers selects lawyers nationwide for inclusion in its credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional lawyers. The lawyers receiving the highest point totals during this process are further recognized in Super Lawyers Top Lists.

The regional San Diego Super Lawyers list is annually published in Super Lawyers Magazine (San Diego edition) and is available online at