Sandler, Lasry, Laube, Byer & Valdez LLP Named Top Small California Law Firm

San Diego (December 20, 2013) – Super Lawyers has named Sandler, Lasry, Laube, Byer & Valdez LLP as top California small law firm in the field of litigation. Among the law firm partners are University of San Diego School of Law alumni Managing Partner Lynne Lasry, '79 (JD); James Sandler, '75 (JD); and Richard Valdez, '70 (BA), '91 (JD). 

“We were thrilled to receive this surprise statewide honor,” says Lasry. “Although all of our partners were named Super Lawyers earlier this year, we are very pleased to be named the leading small law firm for litigation, especially as we represent clients throughout California.”

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluation. Super Lawyers Business Edition is an annual resource that serves as the go-to guide for general counsel and executives in making legal hiring decisions.

About Sandler, Lasry, Laube, Byer & Valdez LLP

Founded in 2000, Sandler, Lasry, Laube, Byer & Valdez LLP is a partnership comprised of well-established civil trial attorneys specializing in civil litigation, including jury and court trials, arbitrations and appeals. Partners Jim Sandler, Lynne Lasry, Tom Laube, Jeff Byer and Richard Valdez are all litigators, while partner Ed Silverman is an appellate specialist. They represent both plaintiffs and defendants in a broad variety of litigation disputes, including and involving complex business, corporate, partnership and real estate problems, construction issues for public and private entities, condemnation, product liability, personal injury, disability rights, banking, employment, professional negligence, civil appeals (including family law and bankruptcy appeals), and writs.

About the University of San Diego School of Law

Recognized for the excellence of its faculty, curriculum and clinical programs, the University of San Diego (USD) School of Law enrolls approximately 900 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world. The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest law, and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 81 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates. The law school’s faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 23rd worldwide in all-time faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, nonprofit, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.


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