08/15/2017
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Five Partners Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018

IRVINE, Calif., August 15, 2017 – Payne & Fears LLP is pleased to announce that five of the firm’s partners were recently selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018. In addition, Daniel Livingston was recognized by Best Lawyers® as “Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation – Real Estate in Orange County. 

The Best Lawyers in America® is the most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer-review and designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.

Payne & Fears LLP partners were recognized in the categories listed below:  

Daniel F. Fears
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Labor and Employment

Daniel M. Livingston
Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Real Estate

James L. Payne
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Labor and Employment 

Eric C. Sohlgren
Employment Law - Management
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Labor and Employment

J. Kelby Van Patten
Insurance Law