Bledsoe Attorneys Included in Annual Listings of Top Attorneys

Super Lawyers

Continuing the Bledsoe tradition of excellence, three Bledsoe partners have been selected as 2015 Northern California Super Lawyers. Richard Diestel is recognized in the category of Civil Litigation: Defense, James M. Treppa in the category of Business Litigation and Steven E. McDonald in Construction Litigation.

Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process in which peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on twelve indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. The objective is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named to Super Lawyers.

Best Lawyers

Richard Diestel has also been named to the 2016 edition of the Best Lawyers in America in the area of Products Liability.

For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers has been considered a leading guide for legal excellence. Inclusion in the directory is based entirely on peer review.

Top AV Rated Lawyers

Richard Diestel and Steven E. McDonald have also been named 2015 San Francisco’s Top AV Rated Lawyers by Martindale-Hubbell and American Lawyer Media. Mr. Diestel is named in the areas of Personal Injury and Products Liability. Mr. McDonald is named in the area of General Litigation.

American Lawyer Media, a leading provider of news and information to the legal industry has teamed with Martindale-Hubbell to highlight “San Francisco’s Top Rated Lawyers of 2015.” The list of Top Rated Lawyers includes attorneys who have achieved the AV Preeminent peer review rating, the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards.