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American College of Bankruptcy Lawyers – Fellows: David L. Osias American College of Bankruptcy
American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers – Fellows: Pauline M. Stevens American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers
American College of Real Estate Lawyers – Fellows: Bruce W. Hyman, Richard C. Mallory (Board of Governors), Anton N. Natsis, Sonia J. Ransom, Peter J. Roth American College of Real Estate Lawyers
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 Best Lawyers in America has released its 2015 rankings and Allen Matkins once again received high marks. This year's list includes 32 Allen Matkins partners, David L. Osias and Amy Wintersheimer Findley being named Best Lawyers' "Lawyers of Year" in San Diego Litigation-Bankruptcy and Litigation-Labor & Employment, respectively.

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 14th consecutive year. Our Construction Group, Labor & Employment Group and Environmental Group were ranked again this year in California. The 2015 edition also recognized Allen Matkins real estate attorneys Richard MalloryMichael Matkins and Tony Natsis; construction attorney Kenneth Curtis; environmental attorneys Pamela Andes, David CookeJames Meeder and Sandi Nichols; labor and employment attorney Dwight Armstrong; real estate: zoning/land use attorney Jeffrey Chine; and banking and finance attorney Pauline Stevens.

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

Law360 named Sandi L. Nichols and Amy Wintersheimer Findley as Female Powerbrokers for 2014.

Law 360

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 2015 recognized 56 Allen Matkins attorneys. David Blackwell was named to the Top 100: 2015 Northern California Super Lawyers and to Marissa Dennis, Julie Hoffman, Crystal Lofing and Jennifer Shakouri who were included in the Southern California Women's Edition, and to Andrea Clay, Nancy Lundeen, Sandi Nichols and Sonia Ransom who were included in the Northern California Women's Edition.

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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.