THE LAW FIRM FOR EMPLOYERS
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FIRM NOTES
2021
We always like to share good news. The Firm and several of its lawyers once again have been singled out as being tops in their field by Forbes magazine, Best Lawyers in America, the Thompson Reuters Super Lawyers publication, and U.S. News & World Report.
 
FORBES MAGAZINE LEGAL BLACK BOOK
 
Forbes Legal Black Book, created by Forbes Business Division, is a compendium of elite law firms recognized for providing critical legal services to major U.S. and global corporations. Selection is based on a law firm’s track record of providing outside counsel to top corporations, practice area range and focus, and high rankings for quality of execution in multiple reviews. The list includes law firms of all sizes. This is the third year in a row that Ballard Rosenberg Golper and Savitt, LLP has made the list.
 
BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA   
The Bt Lawyers in America, which recognizes only the top five percent of practicing For the 15th year in a row, Best Lawyers in America has recognized partners Ken Ballard, Richard Rosenberg, Linda Miller Savitt and Of Counsel John Golper in their 2022 edition in the following three practice areas: Employment Law/Management, Labor Law/Management Litigation & Labor and Employment.
 
The 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America highlights the top 6% of private practicing attorneys in the US. The latest Edition is based on more than 8 million evaluations and recognizes attorneys in 147 practice areas.  Best Lawyers of America has earned the respect of the legal profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals based solely on peer-review surveys.
 
U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT RANKS BRGS AS A “TIER 1” LOS ANGELES LAW FIRM
 
Ballard, Rosenberg, Golper & Savitt, LLP is once again nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report in three practice areas and regionally ranked in three practice areas in the magazine's " Best Lawyers & Best Law firms " rankings for 2021. The Firm was named as a Los Angeles area “Tier 1” firm in the following three practice areas: (i) labor law-management; (ii) litigation–labor & employment; and (iii) employment law–management. 
 
According to U.S. News & World Report, law firms included in its "Best Law Firms" edition are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.
 
THOMSON REUTERS’ SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SUPER LAWYERS LIST
 
Several of the firm's lawyers have been included on the 2022 Southern California Super Lawyers list. The Super Lawyers list, a Thomson Reuters business publication, is a service that rates lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. We are especially pleased to be included on this list because no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected for inclusion on the Super Lawyers list.
 
This year's Southern California Super Lawyers list includes partners  Ken Ballard, Richard RosenbergLinda Miller Savitt, Eric Schwettmann, of Counsel John Golper, and Senior counsel Linda Hurevitz.  Our name partners have been included on this list every year since the inception of the ranking.
 
COMMITTEES AND AWARDS
 
Following in the footsteps of former Association of Southern California Defense Counsel (ASCDC) President Linda Miller Savitt, Partner Eric Schwettmann was elected to the ASCDC Executive Committee as Secretary/Treasurer and will be President in 2024-2025. Eric is currently Co-Chair of the employment law sub-committee and a member of the California Defense Counsel, which works with the ASCDC’s lobbyists in Sacramento on legislative issues of state-wide importance to employers and businesses. 
 
Additionally, Partner Katherine A. Hren is serving another year on the Executive Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Employment law section and is on the planning committee for the sections annual Employment Law Symposium conference.

Sincerely,
Kenneth R. Ballard
Richard S. Rosenberg
Linda C. Miller Savitt
Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt, LLP 
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