Super Lawyers honorees were selected on a state-by-state basis using a multi-phase selection process. Candidates were nominated and evaluated within a specific practice area by their peers and researched by an attorney-led research staff. Each candidate was evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement, including experience, special licenses and certifications, and community service.
QUALITY LEGAL REPRESENTATION FOR OVER 35 YEARS
For nearly 40 years our formula has been very simple. We provide our clients the same high level of expertise available at the largest law firms and the personalized attention of a small firm, which explains in part why we have been honored by U.S. News-Best Lawyers as one of America’s Best Law Firms and by Martindale-Hubbell as one of the Top Ranked Law Firms in the U.S., an honor received by less than 1% of U.S. law firms.
A message from the attorneys and staff of Kirby Noonan Lance & Hoge:
For the fourth consecutive year, Kirby Noonan Lance & Hoge, LLP has been recognized as one of the “Best Law Firms” by “U.S. News & World Report” and “Best Lawyers®” in San Diego (Metropolitan Awards) for Tier 1 in Commercial Litigation, and new this year – the firm is also ranked as Tier 1 in Legal Malpractice Defense. Full press release.
The National Law Journal recognized Jack in the Box Inc. for Southern California Legal Departments of the Year: Outside-Counsel Management. Kirby Noonan Lance & Hoge is identified as one of Jack in the Box’s “key” outside firms that assists it with litigation related to its more than 2,200 Jack in the Box restaurants and 600-plus Qdoba Mexican Grill restaurants. Learn more.
Kirby Noonan Lance & Hoge’s Jacob M. Slania recently co-authored an article regarding how the scope of discovery has changed, including electronic discovery, from collection through production. Slania uses specific case examples and discusses rules that need to be followed, along with ways to streamline the process. Read the full article in Metropolitan Corporate Counsel.
Five of Kirby Noonan Lance & Hoge’s partners have been formally recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® 2016, with David J. Noonan honored for his 20th anniversary and Michael L. Kirby honored for his 10th anniversary on the notable list. Both were recognized for “Bet-the-Company” and commercial litigation. Noonan was also recognized for defending clients in malpractice law and Kirby was recognized for his achievement in securities.
Additional KNL&H lawyers recognized include James R. Lance, Charles T. Hoge and Ethan T. Boyer for commercial litigation. Hoge also made the Best Lawyers list for employment law – management.
Kirby Noonan Lance & Hoge was named to the 2015 California’s Top Ranked Law Firms list. The list is determined by the amount of AV ratings held by the firm’s attorneys. All of KNL&H’s partners are AV® Peer Review rated from the Martindale Hubbell International Law Directory, and the distinction demonstrates the highest level of professional excellence.