Super Lawyers Honors McGuireWoods Partners In L.A. Office

February 8, 2008

Six McGuireWoods’ lawyers have been named “Southern California Super Lawyers” in a recent study by Law & Politics magazine. The findings are published in the January 2008 edition of the publication’s Los Angeles magazine.


As part of the selection process, Law & Politics magazine conducts a regional survey of lawyers who have been in practice for at least five years, asking them to nominate the best attorneys they’ve personally observed in action. In addition, the Law & Politics attorney-led research department reviews the nominees’ credentials based on a set of evaluation criteria, including confirmation of their license and any history of disciplinary action (which would remove them from consideration). To ensure a diverse and well-balanced list, the research staff considers factors such as firm size, practice area and geographic location.


The following McGuireWoods partners were named as Southern California Super Lawyers:


  • Thomas L. Becket, real estate
  • Sidney K. Kanazawa, business litigation
  • Gary D. Samson, capital market group
  • Mark K. Suzumoto, business/corporate
  • David B. Van Etten, employment & labor
  • Leslie M. Werlin, business litigation