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Honored for Land Use and Zoning Law, Environmental Law, Real Estate Law, Land Use and Zoning Litigation, and Environmental Litigation

Los Angeles – (March 2, 2015)Cox, Castle & Nicholson is proud to announce that it has been named the “Law Firm of the Year” for Land Use and Zoning Law for 2015 by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. Now in its fifth year, this national award is based on evaluations by clients and lawyers, and information provided by law firms around the country. Firms are graded based on expertise, responsiveness and cost-effectiveness, and on whether or not they are recommended for their work in particular legal fields and areas.

“This prestigious national honor reflects the hard work, leadership, industry awareness and strategic counsel that we offer all of our clients,” said Mario Camara, managing partner at Cox, Castle & Nicholson’s Los Angeles office. “We have gathered an elite team of attorneys who tackle some of the most complex land use, zoning and environmental matters in the country, and this recognition validates Cox, Castle & Nicholson’s standing as one of the leading real estate law firms in the United States.”

In addition to the “Law Firm of the Year” award for Land Use and Zoning Law, Cox, Castle & Nicholson received national first-tier ranking from U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers for its Land Use and Zoning, Environmental, and general Real Estate practice areas, and also received metropolitan first-tier ranking for its Land Use and Zoning and general Real Estate practice areas for each of the firm’s three offices: San Francisco, Los Angeles and Irvine, California. The firm’s San Francisco office also was honored with metropolitan first-tier ranking in the areas of Environmental Litigation and Land Use and Zoning Litigation.

The following Cox, Castle & Nicholson partners were individually honored by
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers as 2015 Best Lawyers:

Kenneth B. Bley

Preston W. Brooks

Scott D. Brooks

Robert P. Doty

Gary A. Glick

Marlene D. Goodfried

John H. Kuhl

Stanley W. Lamport

Clark Morrison

Anne E. Mudge

Tim Paone

Stephen C. Ryan

Ronald I. Silverman

Arthur O. Spaulding, Jr.

Lawrence Teplin

Ira J. Waldman

Adam B. Weissburg

David W. Wensley

Mathew A. Wyman

Michael H. Zischke


About Cox, Castle & Nicholson

Cox, Castle & Nicholson, one of the largest full-service law firms focused on real estate in the United States, delivers strategic legal counsel and services to developers, lenders, investors, joint ventures, pension funds, landlords, tenants, high net-worth individuals and others to manage their complex real estate, business and litigation challenges. Founded in 1968, the firm has more than 125 transactional and litigation attorneys in offices in Los Angeles,
Orange County and San Francisco. For more information, visit www.coxcastle.com.


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