San Diego, CA, September 12, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Five of Kirby Noonan Lance & Hoge’s attorneys have been selected as The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 with Michael L. Kirby honored as 2015 San Diego Lawyer of the Year for bet-the-company litigation.
A complex, high-stakes practice where the survival of a company is at risk, bet-the-company litigation is a specialty of both Kirby and another founding partner of the firm, David J. Noonan. Kirby has tried more than 40 jury trials throughout his career and obtained total recoveries valued in excess of $275 million as lead counsel.
“Best Lawyers is the most effective tool in identifying critical legal expertise,” said Best Lawyers President and Co-Founder Steven Naifeh. “Inclusion on this list shows that an attorney is respected by his or her peers for professional success.”
Other accolades include:
- Kirby, Noonan and James R. Lance recognized by Best Lawyers for their achievements in and out of the courtroom for the third consecutive year
- Charles T. Hoge and Ethan T. Boyer, first-time honorees, recognized for commercial litigation
- Listed for the past 20 years in Best Lawyers, Noonan was selected for his accomplishments as a leading defense attorney in legal malpractice law as well as for commercial and bet-the-company litigation
- Lance and Kirby also again named best lawyers in commercial litigation
Best Lawyers has published its list for more than three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Lawyers on the Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise and is based on more than 5.5 million detailed evaluations.
About Kirby Noonan Lance & Hoge, LLP
Founded in 1976, Kirby Noonan Lance & Hoge is a law firm, based in downtown San Diego and specializing in real estate, intellectual property and professional liability litigation, among a variety of practice areas. KNL&H provides clients of all sizes the same high level of expertise available at the largest law firms and the personalized attention of a small firm.
Well known for its success with complex and large cases, the firm’s lawyers are uniquely versed in both plaintiff and defense litigation, as well as arbitration, mediation and other methods of Alternative Dispute Resolution. Notably, KNL&H is regularly the firm of choice to represent clients in “Bet-the-Company” litigation.
The firm has been honored by U.S. News-Best Lawyers as one of “America’s Best Law Firms” and by Martindale-Hubbell as one of the “Top Ranked Law Firms” in the U.S., received by less than one percent of U.S. law firms. For more information, visit http://www.knlh.com/