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Five BKLW Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers® in 2023 Southern California List

Tue 10th Jan 2023, Blog, Firm Accomplishments and Recognition

Bienert Katzman Littrell Williams LLP is proud to announce that five of its attorneys have been named to the 2023 Southern California Super Lawyers® list. Each year, only the top five percent of attorneys in the region are selected to receive the honor.

Super Lawyers® is a listing of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

The following BKLW attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2023 Southern California Super Lawyers® list:


Tom Bienert, White Collar Criminal Defense Attorney

Thomas H. Bienert

  • Super Lawyer 2006-2023
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar

Steve Katzman, Bankruptcy Litigation Attorney

Steven J. Katzman

  • Super Lawyer 2015-2023
  • Bankruptcy: Business

John Littrell, White Collar Criminal Defense Attorney

John L. Littrell

  • Super Lawyer 2021-2023
  • Rising Star 2009
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar

Mike Williams, Business Litigation Attorney

Michael R. Williams

  • Super Lawyer 2019-2023
  • Rising Star 2005-2006, 2011
  • Business Litigation

Jim Riddet, White Collar Criminal Defense Attorney

James D. Riddet
Of Counsel

  • Super Lawyer 2004-2023
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar

BKLW specializes in white-collar criminal  defense and investigations, complex civil ligation, and bankruptcy and insolvency matters. The firm’s trial results include complete defense verdicts, favorable outcomes in criminal cases including zero restitution and no jail time, and multi-million dollar judgments and recoveries for plaintiffs, trustees, and creditors. In cases resolved short of trial, the firm has secured numerous dismissals in defense cases and adversary proceedings, and settlements in plaintiff cases totaling in the hundreds of millions of dollars.