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Benchmark: Plaintiff recognized Marshall C. Wallace as Local Litigation Star in California in 2013.  Benchmark: Plaintiff
The San Diego County Building Industry Association recognized Heather S. Riley as the Best Builder Associate of the Year in 2011.

The 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America recognizes 31 Allen Matkins attorneys. Dwight L. Armstrong named Orange County Labor Law - Management "Lawyer of the Year." Jeffrey A. Chine named San Diego Real Estate Law "Lawyer of the Year." In addition to the individual acknowledgements, Allen Matkins received National Tier 1 Rankings in the 2014 edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers' “Best Law Firms” in Construction Law, Litigation-Construction and Real Estate Law.

Debra D. Hall was named as one of the 2010 Most Powerful and Influential Women in California by the California Diversity Magazine. California Diversity

Chambers & Partners USA  has ranked Allen Matkins as the number one real estate law firm in California for the 13th consecutive year. Our Construction Group, Labor & Employment Group and Environmental Group were ranked again this year in California. The 2014 edition also recognized Allen Matkins real estate attorneys Michael L. Matkins, Richard C. Mallory, and Anton N. Natsis; zoning/land use attorney Jeffrey A. Chine; construction attorneys Raymond M. Buddie and Kenneth W. Curtis; environmental attorneys Pamela L. AndesDavid D. CookeJames L. Meeder and Sandi L. Nichols; banking and finance attorney Pauline Stevens and labor and employment attorney Dwight L. Armstrong.

Chambers USA 2014 Allen Matkins Leading Firm 

Corporate Counsel magazine's survey of the Top 500 U.S. Companies chose Allen Matkins as a "Go-To" law firm for labor and employment in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 and in 2006.

Corporate Counsel Magazine

Daily Journal recognized Crystal Lofing in its 2013 20 Under 40 list and named her one of "Five Associates to Watch."

Daily Journal named Anton N. Natsis to its list of Top 25 Real Estate Lawyers 2013.

Daily Journal recognized Sonia J. Ransom in its 2011 Top Land Use Attorney list.

Daily Journal named Dwight L. Armstrong and Amy Wintersheimer Findley to the list of Top Labor & Employment Attorneys 2010.

Daily Journal named Anton N. Natsis among its Top 100 Attorneys in California for 2014.

Daily Journal

The Daily Transcript named Timothy M. Hutter among the Top Young Attorneys for 2012.

Jeffrey A. Chine was named among the San Diego Top Attorneys 2012 by The Daily Transcript.

Daily Transcript - SD

Anton N. Natsis was named among the Los Angeles Business Journal's 2013 Who's Who in Real Estate.

Matthew J. Ertman and Pauline M. Stevens were profiled in the Los Angeles Business Journal's 2011 Who's Who in L.A. Law.

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David B. Stone received an Outstanding Young Lawyer Award from the Los Angeles County Bar Association in 2011. LACBA logo

Nancy N. Lundeen and Sonia J. Ransom were recognized as 2013 Northern California Real Estate Women of Influence Hall of Famers.

Real Estate Forum named Crystal Lofing to its list of Forty Under 40 in 2012.

Real Estate Forum recognized Sonia J. Ransom as one of the Top 51 Women of Influence in Commercial Real Estate nationally in commercial real estate in 2011.

Anton N. Natsis was named among Real Estate Forum's "People to Watch."

Real Estate Forum

The Recorder named Allen Matkins Northern California Environmental Practice (specifically mentioning Jim Burroughs, David Cooke, Jim Meeder and Sandi Nichols) as one of its 10 “Leading Environmental Practices” in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2012.

The Recorder named Sonia J. Ransom to its list of Women Leaders in Law in 2012.

The Recorder

Super Lawyers magazine in 2014 recognized 55 Allen Matkins attorneysRobert R. Moore was named to the Top 100: 2014 Northern California Super Lawyers.

Super Lawyers
David L. Osias and David R. Zaro awarded Turnaround Management Association's Transaction of the Year- Large Turnaround Award  in 2011.
Bruce W. Hyman, Richard C. Mallory and Michael L. Matkins were named among 2011 Who's Who Legal.