Bienert Katzman Littrell Williams LLP is proud to announce the selection of five of its attorneys to the 2024 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.

2024 Southern California Super Lawyers:

Thomas H. Bienert, Partner
Super Lawyer 2006–2024
Criminal Defense: White Collar

Tony Bisconti, Partner
Super Lawyer 2024
Rising Star 2015–2023
Bankruptcy: Business

Steven Jay Katzman, Partner
Super Lawyer 2015–2024
Bankruptcy: Business

John L. Littrell, Partner
Super Lawyer 2021–2024
Rising Star 2009
Criminal Defense: White Collar

Michael R. Williams, Partner
Super Lawyer 2019–2024
Rising Star 2005–2006, 2011
Business Litigation



BKLW specializes in white-collar criminal defense and government investigations, complex civil ligation, bankruptcy and insolvency matters, and internal investigations. 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.

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