ECJ Partners Elizabeth Dryden and Pooja Nair Named to Southern California Rising Stars List
Ervin Cohen & Jessup is proud to announce that two of its attorneys have been named to Super Lawyers’ list of 2021 Southern California Rising Stars. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. Only 2.5% of lawyers in Southern California are selected for this distinction.
The following ECJ attorneys have been named 2021 Southern California Rising Stars by Super Lawyers:
Elizabeth Dryden, Real Estate – Elizabeth’s practice covers a broad range of real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, office, retail and other commercial leasing, financings, and joint venture and syndication formations. Her practice experience includes extensive representation of institutional and non-institutional lenders, property owners and developers, private equity investors and high-net worth individuals across all asset classes. With a strong background in finance, Elizabeth specializes in structuring and negotiating real estate finance transactions, including first mortgage loans, mezzanine and other subordinate loans, preferred equity and joint venture structures, syndicated credit facilities, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae loans, bridge loans and construction loans.
Pooja Nair, Business Litigation – Pooja is a business litigator and problem solver with a focus on the food and beverage sector. She advises food and beverage clients, startups and other businesses on a comprehensive range of issues, including employment, trade secrets, partnership disputes, contract negotiations and intellectual property. Pooja focuses on finding creative, long-term solutions to the business problems affecting companies of all sizes, from startups to publicly traded entities. She combines litigation experience with a strategic perspective, so that legal decisions make sense on a business level.
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.