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Allina Hightower Allina Hightower, an associate at Rutan & Tucker, LLP, has been named to Lawyers of Color’s (LOC) Second Annual Hot List. This list recognizes early- to mid-career minority attorneys working as in-house counsel, government attorneys, and law firm associates and partners. Rutan is very pleased to have Allina named to this exceptional group. Honorees will be profiled in Lawyers Of Color’s Hot List 2014 Issue (July 2014). The Western Region honorees will also be honored at a reception on July 23rd. Hightower’s practice involves a variety of business and civil litigation matters, including contract litigation, securities and investments, landlord/tenant disputes, real property litigation, unfair competition, business, corporate and partnership disputes, and business and commercial litigation. She actively supports diversity through her service on Rutan’s Diversity Committee. Additionally, Hightower firmly believes in helping, through pro bono work, those individuals who are unable to afford legal representation. Specifically, she has been involved with the Public Law Center by providing representation to clients in familial disputes and refugees seeking asylum in the United States. The honorees were chosen through a two-pronged process. The selection committee spent months reviewing nominations and researching bar association publications and legal blogs in order to identify promising candidates. Nominations from mentors, peers, and colleagues were accepted. The selection committee also made editorial picks of attorneys who had noteworthy accomplishments, especially those active in legal pipeline initiatives.
June 30, 2014

 
David Pandoria ARQ, an award-winning wireless network company based in Irvine, has named David Pandoria its new Vice President of Business Development. The company, which designs, installs and maintains sophisticate... Read More
October 22, 2014
Minyoung Shin Fish & Tsang LLP recently added Dr. Minyoung Shin as an associate to support the firm’s intellectual property practice. Dr. Shin received her law degree from University of California, Irvine and holds... Read More
October 21, 2014
Amy Sorenby When Amy Sorenby lost her two-year-old daughter in 2003, she vowed to go back to school to become a nurse as a tribute to the care her daughter received before her death. Now working as a Certified Nu... Read More
October 21, 2014
Michael Massie The Picerne Group welcomes Michael Massie as executive vice president. Massie was previously the development director at Jamboree Housing Corporation. Massie holds a bachelor’s degree in economics wi... Read More
October 20, 2014
Craig Glorioso Craig Glorioso Craig Glorioso, of counsel of the real estate practice at Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has joined Susan G. Komen Orange County's board of directors. After his wife was diagnosed with breast ... Read More
October 17, 2014
Dr. Karen Smith Dr. Karen Smith, senior vice president and head of global medical affairs at Allergan Inc., has been appointed to Susan G. Komen Orange County's board of directors. Her goal is to join Komen Orange Co... Read More
October 17, 2014
Richard Trillwood Electron Beam Engineering, Inc.(EBE) has announced a $10,000 donation to Bethesda Lutheran Communities to benefit the Mosquero House, a supportive living home in Mission Viejo. Among the residents is ... Read More
October 15, 2014
Steven N. Reenders Sunwest Bank expanded its Board of Directors by appointing veteran banker Steven N. Reenders. The president of The Reenders Company, a consulting and investment firm, Reenders has nearly three decades... Read More
October 14, 2014
Ginger Silverman GoldenComm,a strategic marketing technology firm headquartered in Newport Beach, will build on its 19 years of success with a new president, Ginger Silverman. In her new role, Silverman will oversee t... Read More
October 14, 2014
Daniel Garrett Daniel Garrett, a 20-year housing equity veteran, has joined WNC as vice president, Originations. Bringing numerous relationships to his new role, Garrett joins WNC after 12 years with a Midwest-based... Read More
October 06, 2014
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