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Awards

  • Highest “AV Preeminent (5.0 out of 5.0)” Professional Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Named “Best Lawyer” in First Amendment Law, The Best Lawyers In America, published by Woodward/White, Inc. (2010-2019) & Best Lawyers’ Southern California “Lawyer of the Year” in Litigation – First Amendment (2017)
  • Named in “Southern California Super Lawyers” in Intellectual Property Litigation, Entertainment & Sports and First Amendment/Media/Advertising, a Thomson Reuters business (2004-2018)
  • Highest “SUPERB (10.0 out of 10.0)” Professional Rating, Avvo Inc.
  • Member "Global IP Star," Managing Intellectual Property (2018-19)
  • Front-page profile, Los Angeles Daily Journal (Dec. 9, 1996)
  • “35 Young Lawyers to Keep an Eye On,” California Law Business (July 24, 1995)
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Legal Journalism, Loyola Law School (Spring 1999)
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Constitutional Law II (First Amendment), University of Southern California Law School (Spring 1996)
  • Menorah Award, Sinai Akiba Academy (2014)
  • Community Witness Award, Second African Methodist Episcopal Church (2010)
  • Advocate Award, Garment Worker Center (2006)
  • Isaiah Award, Progressive Jewish Alliance (2006)
  • First Annual Professional and Community Service Award, Loeb & Loeb (2003)
  • Pro Bono Advocate of the Year, ACLU Foundation of Southern California (2003)
  • Jewish Life Award, Hillel Council at UCLA (1999)
  • Freedom of Information Award, Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (1997)
  • Tikkun Olam Award, Loyola Law School (1996)
  • Community Service Award, CARECEN (1995)
  • Pro Bono Civil Liberties Award, ACLU Foundation of Southern California (1995)
  • David J. Cohen Memorial Community Service Award, AJCongress Pacific Southwest Region (1992)
  • Legal Services Award, MALDEF (1990)
  • Pro Bono Service Award, ACLU (1990)