‘Variety’ recognizes Howard and Mike as 2016 Leading Entertainment Lawyers

In its annual “Legal Impact Report” for 2016, Variety selected KWIKA founding partners Howard Weitzman and Michael Kump as top litigators in the entertainment industry — the second year in a row each has received this high honor. Only twenty-two litigators in the entire entertainment world were tabbed in 2016 for this prestigious award. Read More

Michael Kump named one of ‘Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America’

Lawdragon magazine has selected KWIKA founding partner Michael Kump for its "2016 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America," an honor also bestowed upon him in 2011. The Lawdragon 500 are selected from a combination of editorial research by Lawdragon staff, submissions from law firms, and an online nomination form that allows Lawdragon's visitors to recommend and comment on their favorite lawyers. Read More

KWIKA lands three spots on Super Lawyers ‘Top’ lists

KWIKA is pleased to note that three of our partners have been named to Super Lawyers' annual "Top" lists for 2016. As noted on its website, "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. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations." Read More

Shawn Holley named one of 38 ‘Best Criminal Defense Attorneys’ in America

KWIKA is proud to announce that partner Shawn Holley has been named by LawNewz one of 38 "Best Criminal Defense Attorneys in America." Known for her work with high-profile Hollywood celebrities, Shawn has been recognized by top legal publications including Super Lawyers magazine, the Daily Journal ("Top 100 Lawyers in California," "Top Women Lawyers") and Lawdragon magazine ("Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America"), as well as receiving Dublin University Law Society's Trinity Praeses Elit Award for "advancing legal discourse through excellence of advocacy and commitment to causes." Read More

Twelve at KWIKA named Super Lawyers for 2016

KWIKA is pleased to announce that twelve of our attorneys were named Super Lawyers for 2016, including Dale Kinsella, Howard Weitzman, Larry Iser, Michael Kump, Greg Aldisert, Alan Kossoff, Shawn Holley, Greg Korn, Jeremiah Reynolds, Chad Fitzgerald, Suann MacIsaac and Jonathan Steinsapir. Read More

Six at KWIKA named Super Lawyers in 2015 Business Edition

KWIKA is pleased to note that the 2015 Business Edition of Super Lawyers magazine includes six of our attorneys: founding partners Dale Kinsella, Larry Iser, Michael Kump and Greg Aldisert, and partners Greg Korn and Jonathan Steinsapir. Read More

Daily Journal names three from KWIKA ‘Top Entertainment Lawyers’

"There is a lot going on in Michael Jackson's afterlife."

So said KWIKA founding partner Howard Weitzman when interviewed by the Daily Journal in connection with his inclusion on the Journal's 2015 roster of "Top Entertainment Lawyers." Howard has been fending off challenges to the pop superstar's estate ever since Jackson's untimely death in June of 2009. Read More

KWIKA extends streak as Top Tier Entertainment Firm

For the sixth consecutive year, KWIKA has been named to the top tier (Tier 1) in the national rankings of the 2016 "Best Law Firms" joint survey compiled by U.S. News and Best Lawyers®. This highly anticipated annual analysis, now in its sixth year, includes more than 12,000 law firms rated by both clients and peers in 74 major practice areas nationally and 120 practice areas regionally. Read More

Daily Journal names KWIKA one of California’s top 25 boutique firms

KWIKA is proud to announce that it has been named to the Daily Journal honor roll of "Top Boutiques" in California for 2015. As the only firm named in the Entertainment (litigation) category, KWIKA is spotlighted for its high-profile clientele: "Few boutiques can claim a client roster quite like the one at Kinsella Weitzman Iser Kump & Aldisert." Read More

Chad Fitzgerald named to Variety’s ‘Hollywood’s New Leaders’

KWIKA is pleased to announce that partner Chad Fitzgerald has been named to the Variety "Hollywood's New Leaders" honor roll for 2015 in the Law & Finance category. The annual selections are made in several specialties tied closely to the entertainment, film and television industries. Read More