California Lawyer Attorney of the Year Awards Berger Kahn Managing Partner Craig Simon
IRVINE, Calif., March 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Craig Simon, Managing Partner of Berger Kahn, was recognized by the Los Angeles Daily Journal in 2021 for his work as Co-Lead Counsel for the prestigious California Attorney of the Year, the Plaintiffs at Woolsey – $ 2.2 billion settlement.
The California Attorney of the Year award recognizes attorneys for outstanding achievements in specific areas of law.
Simon says, “I owe this recognition to so many talented people at Berger Kahn and in our extensive Woolsey subrogation group. It makes me very proud that our collective hard work is recognized. One can only hope that this deal will lead California utilities to pay more attention to the inspection and maintenance of their electrical equipment in the future for the benefit of all California residents. “
The $ 2.2 billion Woolsey settlement was sandwiched between Edison in southern California and over 100 exemption plaintiffs and other Woolsey fire damage holders following a 2018 fire that spanned 151 square miles in Los Angeles and Ventura counties destroyed.
Simon’s co-leads have also been nominated for Attorney of the Year in California: Maura Walsh Ochoa and Waylon J. Pickett of Grotefeld Hoffman, Shawn E. Caine of the law firms of Shawn E. Caine, and Howard D. Maycon of Cozen O ‘ Connor.
Simon is a graduate of Loyola Law School and the University of California at Los Angeles. He is a long-time Managing Partner of Berger Kahn in Irvine, California.
ABOUT BERGER KAHN: Berger Kahn, A Law Corporation, is a California-based law firm specializing in practice areas such as insurance coverage and litigation, business disputes, labor and employment, serious personal injury and death, and surrender. The company is based in Irvine and San Diego and operates nationwide, including Los Angeles, San Diego, the San Francisco Bay Area, Orange County, Arizona and Texas. http://www.bergerkahn.com
ABOUT CRAIG SIMON: Craig has extensive experience representing insurers, finance companies and business owners and serves as National Subrogation Counsel for a leading national insurer helping oversee redevelopment issues across the country. Simon was recognized by the Daily Journal as a “Top 100” California Attorney and was named to the 2015 list of Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers in Southern California. “And” Top 100 Southern California “Super Lawyers Lists. Http://bergerkahn.com/our-people/craig-s-simon/
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