Best Lawyers® 2024 Recognizes 46 Downey Brand Lawyers with Four Receiving Prestigious “Lawyer of the Year” Honors

August 17, 2023

Downey Brand is pleased to announce that 36 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, including four who received the highly acclaimed 2024 “Lawyer of the Year” honor: Brian Cragg (San Francisco) for both Energy Regulatory Law and Administrative/Regulatory; Christian Marsh (San Francisco) for Natural Resources Law; Steven Goldberg (Sacramento) for Environmental Litigation; and Mary Martinelli (Sacramento) for Family Law.

In addition to these achievements, 10 of the firm’s up-and-coming attorneys were selected for the Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch list.

Here are the 36 Downey Brand attorneys who were honored as The Best Lawyers in America:

Here are the 10 Downey Brand attorneys named to the “Ones to Watch” list:

The Best Lawyers in America® recognizes outstanding attorneys by using a sophisticated survey process based entirely on peer review on a national level. Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch are recognitions given to attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence. The prestigious “Lawyer of the Year” designation is presented to only one attorney in each practice area per geographical region each year.