Nov. 7, 2017 Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton ranked Top Tier in Labor and Employment for the eighth straight year

For the eighth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers has named Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton as “Top Tier” in San Diego in all three labor and employment categories in its rankings: Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, and Litigation - Labor & Employment.  Paul, Plevin is the only law firm in San Diego to have been named “Top Tier” in all three categories every year the list has been published.

“We are honored to be recognized by our peers as being top tier across-the-board,” said Fred Plevin, a founder and managing partner of Paul, Plevin.  “This recognition reflects the hard work our team puts in every day on behalf of our clients in San Diego and around the state of California.”

Additionally, six partners at Paul, Plevin were named to the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America:

  • J. Rod Betts: Litigation: Labor and Employment, Labor Law - Management, Employment Law - Management
  • E. Joseph Connaughton: Labor Law - Management, Employment Law - Management
  • Sandra L. McDonough: Employment Law - Management
  • Richard A. Paul: Litigation - Labor and Employment, Labor Law - Management, Employment Law - Management
  • Fred M. Plevin: Litigation - Labor and Employment, Employment Law - Management
  • Michael C. Sullivan: Litigation - Labor and Employment, Labor Law - Management, Employment Law - Management

Two Paul, Plevin partners were singled out for special recognition by Best Lawyers.  J. Rod Betts was named as the 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” for Labor Law - Management and Fred Plevin was named 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation - Labor and Employment in the San Diego area. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant.