Aug. 22, 2019 Six Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton lawyers named to 2020 Best Lawyers® list; Two attorneys named “Lawyer of the Year” in Labor and Employment.

Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton LLP is pleased to announce that six firm attorneys have been included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

In addition, Michael Sullivan and E. Joseph Connaughton have each been named a 2020 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in San Diego.  Joe Connaughton was recognized in the Employment Law - Management category and Mike Sullivan for Litigation - Labor and Employment, his fourth award in the past six years. A Paul, Plevin attorney has been named San Diego “Lawyer of the Year” in an employment and labor category for each of the past 10 years.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence and has published its top attorneys list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its first international list was published in 2006 and since then has grown to provide lists in over 75 countries.

Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton LLP congratulates the following lawyers named to the 2020 Best Lawyers in America list.  All have been on the Best Lawyers list before, as indicated below:

  • Rod Betts - Litigation - Labor and Employment, Labor Law - Management, Employment Law – Management (since 2009)
  • Joseph Connaughton - Litigation - Labor and Employment, Labor Law - Management, Employment Law - Management, Qui Tam Law (since 2011)
  • Sandra L. McDonough - Litigation - Labor and Employment, Employment Law – Management (since 2018)
  • Richard A. Paul - Litigation - Labor and Employment, Labor Law - Management, Employment Law – Management (since 1987)
  • Fred M. Plevin - Litigation - Labor and Employment, Employment Law – Management (since 2005)
  • Michael C. Sullivan - Litigation - Labor and Employment, Labor Law - Management, Employment Law - Management, Qui Tam Law (since 2006)

Paul, Plevin is one of California’s top management-side labor and employment law firms. The firm represents private and public employers in discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, wage and hour, trade secret, union-management, and other employment-related matters throughout California and, increasingly, nationwide.