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December 14, 2023

Southwestern Law School Alumni Dominate 2024 Lawdragon 500 Litigators List

Los Angeles, CA – Southwestern Law School proudly announces the inclusion of ten alumni in the 2024 Lawdragon 500 Leading Litigators in America list. 

The Lawdragon 500 list recognizes America's elite litigators who excel in representing corporations and wealthy entities across various legal battlegrounds. This year's honorees demonstrate an impressive breadth of talent and expertise, reflecting the evolving dynamics of modern litigation.

The following Southwestern alumni have been recognized for their exemplary contributions to the field of litigation:

  • Daniel M. Petrocelli, '80 *Hall of Fame
  • Julianne M. DeMarco, '87
  • Kay A. Anderle, '89
  • Robert A. Jacobs, '92
  • David Martinez, '97
  • Jeffrey W. Erdman, '95
  • Annie Y. Chuang, '97
  • Celeste M. Brecht, '05
  • Reagan E. Boyce, '06
  • Walter M. Yoka, '80

This recognition emphasizes Southwestern's role in shaping leaders in the legal profession and highlights the school's commitment to providing a top-tier legal education.