Pillsbury is pleased to announce that 27 of the firm’s lawyers have been listed as Acritas Stars. The Star designation is a result of clients deeming these lawyers the most outstanding they have worked in the past year in their responses to the annual Acritas Sharplegal survey of more than 4,300 general counsel. As a result of its GC surveys and subsequent analysis, Acritas identifies compelling evidence of the strong impact these stand-out lawyers have on improving client satisfaction, increasing client advocacy, strengthening the firm’s brand and enhancing firm profitability.

The following Pillsbury lawyers were named as Stars by survey respondents:

Anna Graves—Corporate, Los Angeles

Benjamin Dean—Global Sourcing & Technology Transactions, Washington, DC

Bryan Collins—Intellectual Property, N. Virginia

Charles Donley—Aviation, Aerospace & Transportation, Washington, DC

Craig Chason—Corporate, N. Virginia

David Tsai—Intellectual Property, San Francisco & Taipei

Deborah Thoren-Peden—Corporate, Los Angeles

Donald Kilpatrick—Corporate, New York

Gurpreet Bal—Corporate, Silicon Valley

James Masetti—Corporate, Silicon Valley

James Dick—Litigation, Washington, DC

Jay Silberg—Energy, Washington, DC

June Yeum—International Arbitration, New York

Mario Galeno—Corporate Investigations & White Collar Defense, New York

Mark Lessard—Finance, New York

Melissa Lesmes—Litigation, Washington, DC

Michael Evan Jaffe—Litigation, Washington, DC

Michael Finnegan—Litigation, Los Angeles

Michael Heuga—Corporate, San Francisco

Noa Clark—Real Estate, San Francisco

Richard Evans—Finance, Los Angeles

Stephan Becker—International Trade, Washington, DC

Thomas Liu—Employment Law, Los Angeles

Thomas Loran—Litigation, San Francisco

William Atkins—Intellectual Property, N. Virginia

Charles Conrad—Litigation, Houston