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Wilson Turner Kosmo has 16 Attorneys Named to 2022 San Diego Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Mar 31, 2022

SAN DIEGO (March 31, 2022) – Wilson Turner Kosmo, one of the largest women-owned law firms in California, is home to eight attorneys selected for inclusion on the 2022 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. was recognized for business litigation. Partners Carolina Bravo-Karimi, Michael S. Kalt, Lois M. Kosch and Robin A. Wofford were acknowledged for their employment litigation (defense) practices, while partner Meryl C. Maneker was celebrated for her practice in defense of class actions. The firm’s partners emeritus were also recognized: Claudette G. Wilson for employment litigation (defense) and Vickie E. Turner for personal injury (products defense).

This year also saw eight 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 Emily J. Fox, Daniel C. Gunning,  Marissa L. Lyftogt, Parada K. Ornelas and Nicole R. Roysdon, as well as senior associate Jonna D. Lothyan. Associates Vivian A. Adame and Audrey W. Surridge were also recognized.

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