Southern California CDF Attorneys Named to the 2020 List of Super Lawyers®
Jan 16, 2020

Eight attorneys received distinctions, some for many years in a row.

IRVINE, Calif. – Jan. 16, 2020Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP (CDF), a California-based employment, labor and business immigration law firm, proudly announces eight of its attorneys have received the 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers® designation – the most for a single year in firm history.  CDF’s 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers are name partners  Dave Carothers and Tim Freudenberger and Marie DiSante, along with Todd Wulffson, Leigh Ann WhiteBrent Giddens, John Giovannone, and Steven Micheli.  

In addition, Firm Managing Partner Marie DiSante also was named one of the “Top 50 Attorneys in Orange County” for a second consecutive year.  This year marked the latest in a streak of Super Lawyer designations for CDF’s name partners, including nine consecutive years for Carothers, seven for DiSante and five for Freudenberger.  Only five percent of California attorneys receive the Super Lawyers distinction each year.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Attorneys selected for inclusion are chosen using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.

About Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP

For more than 25 years, Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP (CDF) has distinguished itself as a top employment, labor and immigration law firm in California, representing businesses in single-plaintiff and class action lawsuits and advising employers on related legal compliance and risk avoidance.  The firm employs over 45 attorneys in five California offices (San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Sacramento), who exclusively focus on labor and employment issues affecting California businesses, and provide timely, cost-effective and knowledgeable solutions to protect employers’ time, dime and peace of mind.  CDF was named one of the “Best Law Firms for Female Attorneys and Minority Attorneys” in Law360’s 2018 and 2019 Glass Ceiling Report for firms with 20-149 attorneys.

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