Nine ECJ Partners Elected California As 2007 “Super Lawyers”

Spring 2007

Congratulations to nine of our ECJ Partners for making the list of Southern California “Super Lawyers.” Attorneys Allan B. Cooper, Head of the firm’s Litigation Department; Bertram K. Massing, Head of the firm’s Business and Corporate Law Department; Melvin S. Spears, Co-head of the firm’s Taxation Law Department; Kelly O. Scott, Head of the firm’s Employment Law Department; Gary Q. Michel, Co-head of the firm’s Health Care Law and Taxation Law Departments; Michael S. Kogan, Head of the firm’s Bankruptcy and Reorganization Department; Randall S. Leff, Partner in the firm’s Litigation, Health Care and Employment Law Departments; Lee I. Silver, Head of the firm’s Real Estate Department; and Joan B. Valazquez, Partner in the firm’s Real Estate, Taxation Law and General Business Departments and Co-founder of the firm’s Family Business Legal Group, were all named to the 2007 Southern California “Super Lawyers” list by Law & Politics and the publishers of Los Angeles Magazine. Only 5% of lawyers in a region earn this designation via independent research and polling of their peers.