April 2018 – Kendall Brill & Kelly LLP is proud to announce that Janet I. Levine and Jeffrey H. Rutherford, two of the region’s top-ranking white collar defense and commercial litigation attorneys, have joined the firm as partners. Ranked among the nation’s leading lawyers in white collar defense and government investigations, their addition to KBK’s team of experienced litigators will further expand and enhance the firm’s white collar defense and high-stakes commercial trial practices.

Ms. Levine is a nationally recognized trial and appellate attorney with extensive experience handling litigation involving securities, health care, tax fraud and public corruption matters.

Mr. Rutherford is recognized as one of the region’s top criminal and civil trial attorneys. His practice emphasizes high-profile political corruption, antitrust, heath care, money laundering, and civil and criminal False Claims Act cases.

Both are Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

“We are enormously pleased that Janet and Jeff have decided to join KBK,” said Richard B. Kendall, KBK co-founding partner. “Their proven record as outstanding trial lawyers fits perfectly with our firm’s mission, which is to win cases for our clients, efficiently and consistently.”

“We have known and admired Janet and Jeff for many years, since we squared off against each other in the federal courts as fledgling assistant U.S. attorneys and deputy federal public defenders,” he added. “After leaving public service, Janet and Jeff have built very successful white collar defense and trial practices. They are also proven leaders, as demonstrated by their contributions to the opening and growth of a successful white collar defense and commercial trial practice in Los Angeles.”

Read more here: KBK Press Release.