Sullivan Hill is pleased to announce that Jim Hill, Donald Rez, Tim Earl and Candace Carroll have been selected as 2019 Super Lawyers; and Erin Kennedy Clancy, Ashley Kerins, Shailendra (Shay) Kulkarni and Kathryn Healy have been named 2019 Rising Stars.
In addition to being featured in the Super Lawyers list, Mr. Rez was also recognized in the Top 50 San Diego Lawyers.
Each year no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to receive the honor of being included in the Super Lawyers list and no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers are selected to the Rising Stars list.
Shareholder Jim Hill has been selected to the Super Lawyers list for the last 13 years in the areas of Bankruptcy, Business Litigation, and Creditor Debtor Rights. A founding member of the firm, member of its Executive Committee and chair of the firm’s Insolvency and Commercial Bankruptcy practice group, Mr. Hill practices primarily in the areas of bankruptcy, insolvency and commercial law. He is the inaugural Chair of the Board of Representatives of the California Lawyers Association.
Shareholder Donald Rez has been selected to the Super Lawyers list for the ninth year in the areas of Business/Corporate, Business Litigation, and Antitrust Litigation. Mr. Rez focuses his practice in the areas of business and commercial litigation and antitrust and trade regulation.
Shareholder Tim Earl has been selected to the Super Lawyers list in the area of Insurance Coverage. Mr. Earl is chair of Sullivan Hill’s Construction and Insurance practice group, and is an experienced litigation attorney practicing primarily in the areas of construction litigation, insurance coverage, and business litigation. His insurance coverage practice involves representation of policyholders and insurance companies in a variety of insurance coverage disputes primarily involving property damage or bodily injury arising out of construction defect and asbestos claims.
Candace Carroll, Of Counsel to the firm, has been selected to the Super Lawyers list for the tenth year in the field of Appellate Law. Ms. Carroll is a highly-regarded appellate practitioner with more than 40 years experience handling appeals in the federal, state and bankruptcy appellate courts.
Shareholder Erin Kennedy Clancy has been selected to the Rising Stars for the second time in the areas of Construction Litigation, Civil Litigation, Business/Corporate, and Insurance Coverage. Ms. Clancy is part of the firm’s Construction, Insurance, Real Estate, and Commercial and Business Litigation practice groups.
Associate Ashley Kerins has been selected to the Rising Stars for the third time in the areas of Tax, Real Estate, and Business/Corporate. Ms. Kerins focuses her practice primarily in the areas of real estate, corporate, partnership and business transactions, and in tax planning, tax controversy resolution and estate planning.
Shareholder Shailendra (Shay) Kulkarni has been selected to the Rising Stars for the fifth year. He is recognized in the areas of Construction Litigation, Business Litigation, Real Estate, and Surety. Mr. Kulkarni focuses his practice primarily in the areas of construction, insurance coverage litigation and analysis, and complex civil litigation. He also practices in the areas of surety litigation and construction-industry contracts.
Associate Kathryn Healy has been selected to the Rising Stars for the second time in the areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights. Ms. Healy concentrates her practice in the firm’s Insolvency and Commercial Bankruptcy practice group. Within this practice area, she represents a variety of debtors, debtors in possession, creditors, and Chapter 7 and 11 trustees in commercial and business bankruptcy cases.
Super Lawyers, a Thompson Reuters business, 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 annual selections are made using a patented multi-phase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.
About Sullivan Hill:
Sullivan Hill has provided efficient, aggressive and responsive legal representation for more than 50 years. The firm provides full service representation to clients in a variety of industries with an emphasis in insolvency, construction disputes, insurance coverage, real estate, business disputes, civil litigation, and transactional work. The firm has offices in San Diego and Las Vegas.