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Wilson Turner Kosmo Has 14 Attorneys Named To 2021 San Diego Super Lawyers & Rising Stars Lists

Apr 1, 2021

Wilson Turner Kosmo, one of the largest women-owned law firms in California, is home to 14 attorneys selected for inclusion on the 2021 San Diego Super Lawyers list that includes no more than 5 percent of attorneys in the region.

The firm’s named partners were all recognized: Claudette G. Wilson for employment litigation (defense), Vickie E. Turner for personal injury (products defense) and Frederick W. Kosmo, Jr. for business litigation. Partners Carolina Bravo-Karimi, Michael S. Kalt, Lois M. Kosch, Robin A. Wofford and Leonid M. Zilberman were acknowledged for their employment litigation (defense) practices, while partner Meryl C. Maneker was celebrated for her practice in defense of class actions.

This year also saw five WTK attorneys being recognized as Rising Stars. The annual list, which honors attorneys under 40 and those in practice for 10 years or less, recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in each state. WTK’s Rising Star honorees include partners Emily J. Fox, Daniel C. Gunning,  Marissa L. Lyftogt and Parada K. Ornelas, as well as senior associate Nicole R. Roysdon.

Super Lawyers is a Thomson Reuters-owned rating service that evaluates industry leading attorneys from over 70 practice areas who have achieved high levels of peer recognition and professional success. The annual selection process includes a statewide survey of lawyers, peer reviews and an independent research evaluation of candidates. The regional San Diego Super Lawyers list is published annually in Super Lawyers Magazine (San Diego edition) and is available online at