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14 Loeb & Loeb Attorneys Named 2015 Southern California Rising Stars

Fourteen Loeb & Loeb attorneys were named “Rising Stars” by Southern California Super Lawyers for 2015.  “Rising Stars” are identified as the top, up-and-coming attorneys in each market. To be included in this selective list, which includes no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state, candidates must be 40 years of age or younger, or have been practicing law for ten or fewer years. Loeb & Loeb’s 2015 “Rising Stars” for the Southern California region include:

Ryan M. Austin (Tax)
Robert J. Catalano (Business Litigation)
W. Allan Edmiston (Business Litigation)
David A. Grossman (Intellectual Property Litigation)
Melanie J. Howard (Media and Advertising)
Steven E. Hurdle, Jr. (Business/Corporate)
Jennifer A. Jason (Business Litigation)
Arash Khalili (Business/Corporation)
Edward K. Lee (Intellectual Property Litigation)
Erin M. Smith (Employment & Labor)
Jessica C. Vail (Tax)
Gabrielle A. Vidal (Estate & Trust Litigation)

Selections for this list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, an affiliate of Thomson Reuters. The multi-phase selection process includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, and a peer review. For more information, visit