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Wendel Rosen Lands 12 in 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©

Partner Michael Dean Named “Best Lawyer” for 37th Consecutive Year

August 19, 2019

Oakland, CA

Wendel Rosen LLP Partners Michael D. Cooper, Patricia E. Curtin, Michael A. Dean, Monica Dell’Osso, Matthew F. Graham, Tracy Green, Charles A. Hansen, Les A. Hausrath, Howard W. Lind, Virginia Palmer, Richard P. Waxman and Todd A. Williams have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020.

Twelve attorneys are honored on the list, representing various practice areas, including real estate law, construction law, trusts and estates litigation, bankruptcy litigation, and land use and zoning law. Partner Michael A. Dean is included for the 37th consecutive year, having appeared on the list annually since the Best Lawyers first edition in 1983.

Wendel Rosen’s honorees are:

  • Michael D. Cooper (2008) – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Patricia E. Curtin (2001) – Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Michael A. Dean (1983) – Real Estate Law
  • Monica Dell’Osso (2006) – Litigation – Trusts and Estates / Trusts and Estates
  • Matthew F. Graham (2016) – Construction Law / Litigation – Construction
  • Tracy Green (2018) – Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Charles A. Hansen (2007) – Litigation – Real Estate
  • Les A. Hausrath (2018) – Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Howard W. Lind (2016) – Real Estate Law
  • Virginia Palmer (2020) – Trusts and Estates
  • Richard P. Waxman (2016) – Corporate Law
  • Todd A. Williams (2018) – Land Use and Zoning Law

(Year) indicates the first year the attorney was listed.

About The Best Lawyers in America©

First published in 1983, Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 50,000 leading attorneys cast more than 5.5 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed. More information can be found at www.bestlawyers.com.

About Wendel Rosen LLP

Wendel Rosen LLP serves a diverse clientele of business, public and individual clients located throughout California and the United States. With offices in Oakland and Modesto, California, the 110-year-old firm advises clients on transactional and civil litigation matters in several related fields of law, including business/corporate; construction; eminent domain; employment; environmental; estate planning, trusts and probate; green business; insolvency, restructuring and creditor rights; insurance; intellectual property; land use; real estate; taxation; and technology. In 2003, the firm became the first law firm in the country to gain third-party certification as a green business and has won numerous recognitions for its leadership in the green economy. Additional information about the firm and its attorneys may be found at www.wendel.com.  

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