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Wilson Turner Kosmo has 15 Attorneys Named to 2024 San Diego Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Apr 1, 2024

Wilson Turner Kosmo, one of the largest women-owned law firms in California, is home to nine attorneys selected for inclusion on the 2024 San Diego Super Lawyers list that includes no more than 5% of attorneys in the region.

The firm’s named partner Frederick W. Kosmo, Jr. and senior associate Elvira Cortez were recognized for business litigation. Partners Carolina Bravo-Karimi, Michael S. Kalt, Lois M. Kosch, Marissa L. Lyftogt, Robin A. Wofford, and Lonny M. Zilberman were acknowledged for their employment litigation (defense) practices. The firm’s partner emeritus was also recognized: Vickie E. Turner for personal injury (products defense).

This year also saw six 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% of the lawyers in each state. WTK’s Rising Star honorees include partners Rita M. Leong, Parada K. Ornelas, and Elizabeth Chiba Rein, as well as senior associates Vivian A. Adame, Hang Alexandra Do, and Brian G. Lee.

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