Judge A. Howard Matz (Ret.) Admitted As Fellow in College of Commercial Arbitrators

Former United States District Judge and Founding Principal (now Senior Counsel) A. Howard Matz has been inducted into the College of Commercial Arbitrators. The College is an invitation-only national organization of commercial arbitrators that promotes the highest standards of conduct, professionalism and ethical practices for arbitrators who serve the public ...

Neuman, Van Dyk, and Yoo Named to 2019 Benchmark Litigation 40 & Under Hot List

For the second consecutive year, principals Ariel Neuman, Nicole Rodriguez Van Dyk, and Timothy Yoo have been named to the 40 & Under Hot List by Benchmark Litigation. The exclusive list recognizes litigation attorneys, age 40 or younger, who are regarded as the nation’s most accomplished legal partners. Honorees are ...

Six Bird Marella Attorneys Named to 2019 Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars List

Bird Marella is proud to announce that six of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2019 Southern California Rising Stars list. Those recognized include: Julia Cherlow: Business Litigation Tristan Favro: Securities Litigation* Gopi Panchapakesan: Business Litigation Naeun Rim: White Collar Criminal Defense* Ray Seilie: Business Litigation* Fanxi Wang: ...

Tom Freeman Admitted to the California Academy of Appellate Lawyers

Principal Tom Freeman has been inducted into the California Academy of Appellate Lawyers, an election-only organization founded in 1972 and devoted to excellence in appellate practice. To be eligible for election to membership, attorneys must have extensive appellate experience and demonstrate to the Academy’s satisfaction good character and professional reputation, ...

Bird Marella Top-Ranked in 2019 Chambers and Partners

Chambers and Partners, widely regarded as one of the primary arbiters of achievement in the legal profession, has named Bird Marella among the top litigation firms in the nation with a ranking in “Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations” and a ranking in “Litigation: General Commercial.” Eight Bird Marella principals ...

Ron Nessim Named a 2019 Power Lawyer by The Hollywood Reporter

Principal Ron Nessim has been named to The Hollywood Reporter’s 2019 “Power Lawyers” list. Published annually, the list recognizes 100 of the most influential attorneys in the entertainment industry who are impacting Hollywood by negotiating mega-deals and handling significant litigation. Click here to view the list.

Bird Marella Wins Securities Firm of the Year at Benchmark Litigation 2019 US Awards

Bird Marella was recently named the California “Securities Firm of the Year” at the Benchmark Litigation 2019 US Awards. Held on March 14th at The St. Regis San Francisco, the ceremony recognized the country’s most distinguished litigators and their respective firms. In addition to being recognized for its securities litigation ...