Cox, Castle & Nicholson Recognized As 2015's "Law Firm Of The Year" For Land Use Zoning By U.S. News & World Report And Best Lawyers

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


Century City, Calif. – (November 2014)Cox, Castle & Nicholson announced that the firm has been named “Law Firm of the Year” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers for Land Use and Zoning Law. U.S. News & World Report. Best Lawyers’ rankings are based on evaluations by clients and lawyers, and information provided by the firms themselves. Firms are ranked nationally in 80 practice areas and in as many as 118 practices areas arranged by metropolitan areas.

In the partnership’s fifth annual joint ranking of America's best law firms, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® recognized Cox, Castle & Nicholson with national first-tier rankings for the firm’s Land Use and Zoning, Environmental and Real Estate practice areas, as well as metropolitan first-tier rankings for its Land Use and Zoning practice areas as well as Real Estate practice areas at the firm’s San Francisco, Los Angeles and Irvine, California offices. The firm’s San Francisco office also was honored with metropolitan first-tier rankings in the areas of Environmental Litigation, as well as Land Use and Zoning Litigation.

"We are thrilled to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers’ prestigious annual rankings," said Mario Camara, managing partner at Cox, Castle & Nicholson. “This honor reflects the hard work, leadership, industry awareness and strategic counsel that we offer all of our clients.”

The following Cox, Castle & Nicholson partners were individually honored by U.S. News & World Report / 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 delivers strategic legal counsel and services to developers, public agencies, energy companies, 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 attorneys in offices in Los Angeles, Orange County and San Francisco. For more information, visit www.coxcastle.com

About the U.S. News Media Group

The U.S. News Media Group is a multi-platform digital publisher of news and analysis, which includes the monthly U.S. News & World Report magazine and the digital-only U.S. News Weekly magazine. For more information see www.usnews.com.

About Best Lawyers®

Best Lawyers® is a respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Best Lawyers® lists are excerpted in a wide range of general interest, business and legal publications worldwide, reaching an audience of more than 17 million readers. For more information see www.bestlawyers.com.


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