January 2022 – The Los Angeles Business Journal named Kendall Brill & Kelly Partner Laura W. Brill a Leader of Influence: Minority Attorneys, citing her “precedent-setting victories in numerous appearances before state and federal courts.”

The region’s leading business publication said it honored attorneys who were “considered to be particularly impactful on the legal scene while serving as trusted advisors in the Los Angeles region.” Ms. Brill has been recognized for her leadership in the LGBTQ community and has served several years on the Lambda Legal National Leadership Council, its Los Angeles Leadership Council and the Lambda Legal Board of Directors.

In recognizing Ms. Brill, the Business Journal noted that she handles a broad array of high-profile business disputes involving contracts, torts, intellectual property, governance issues; First Amendment and other constitutional issues; fine art restitution; government contracting, and challenges to municipal regulation. It also said that she is “recognized as among the top appellate and intellectual property litigators in California,” and noted that she started her career as a law clerk to the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, with whom she had co-authored several articles.

In addition, the Business Journal wrote that Ms. Brill is a certified appellate specialist who is “ranked among the top lawyers in the state and country and is a respected thought leader who publishes and speaks widely on legal issues.” For more information, please see the Business Journal’s story.