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Thomas H. Bienert, Jr. and James D. Riddet Named “America’s Top 100®” Civil and Criminal Defense Attorneys for Southern California

Tue 27th Nov 2018, Firm Accomplishments and Recognition

Bienert | Katzman is proud to announce that two of its attorneys – Thomas H. Bienert, Jr. and James D. Riddet – have been named as “America’s Top 100®” Civil Defense Litigators and Criminal Defense Attorneys, respectively, for Southern California in 2018.  Only 100 attorneys in Southern California receive this honor in each practice area, and are selected after a rigorous, multi-phase evaluation process.  This is the first year that Messrs. Bienert and Riddet have been …

Bienert | Katzman Named as a Tier 1 Firm in Orange County by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2019

Fri 2nd Nov 2018, Firm Accomplishments and Recognition

Bienert | Katzman is proud to announce that it has once again been recognized as a Tier 1 firm in Orange County for “Criminal Defense: White Collar” and “Litigation – Bankruptcy” by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2019.  Bienert | Katzman has achieved this recognition every year since 2010.  The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firm” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.  Selection by U.S. News – …

Published Ninth Circuit Win in Federal Criminal Immigration Case

Tue 28th Aug 2018, Firm Accomplishments and Recognition

Whitney Z. Bernstein won a published decision in the Ninth Circuit reversing her client’s federal conviction for illegally re-entering the United States after deportation.  In the process, she established favorable case law for defending criminal immigration cases.  Whitney’s client immigrated to the United States as a lawful permanent resident (“LPR”) when he was just one month old.  He lived legally in the United States for most of life until 2008 when he was stripped of …

Five Bienert | Katzman Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2019

Tue 21st Aug 2018, Firm Accomplishments and Recognition

Bienert | Katzman is proud to announce that five of its attorneys – Thomas H. Bienert, Jr., Steven J. Katzman, James D. Riddet, and John Littrell – have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers of America© 2019.   Mr. Bienert has been selected to the Best Lawyers® list every year since 2009, and was named as Orange County’s “White Collar Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers® in 2011.  Mr. Katzman has been selected to the …

John Littrell was appointed for a three year term (2017-2020) as a lawyer representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference

Mon 9th Jan 2017, Firm Accomplishments and Recognition

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Bienert | Katzman is pleased to announce that 3 of our attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015: Thomas H. Bienert, Jr. and Jim D. Riddet in the field of Criminal Defense: White-Collar, and Steven Jay Katzman in the field of Litigation-Bankruptcy.

Mon 9th Mar 2015, Firm Accomplishments and Recognition

Tony Bisconti has been elected by members of the Orange County Bankruptcy Forum to serve as the OCBF’s Vice President for 2015.

Fri 9th Jan 2015, Firm Accomplishments and Recognition

Tony Bisconti was selected by Super Lawyers magazine to the 2015 Southern California Rising Stars list.

Fri 9th Jan 2015, Firm Accomplishments and Recognition

Tony Bisconti has been elected by members of the Orange County Bankruptcy Forum to serve as OCBF’s President for 2015-2016.

Fri 9th Jan 2015, Firm Accomplishments and Recognition

Thomas H. Bienert, Jr. recently became a Board Member of the Orange County Criminal Defense Bar Association (OCCDBA).

Tue 9th Dec 2014, Firm Accomplishments and Recognition