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  1. Appeals: 75%
    46 years, 300 cases
  2. Land Use & Zoning: 25%
    46 years, 100 cases

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11355 W Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA, 90064


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaN/A2007
Southern California Super LawyersN/A2007
Best Lawyers in AmericaN/A2006
Southern California Super LawyersN/A2006
Southern California Super LawyersN/A2005
Southern California Super LawyersN/A2004
Lawyer of the YearN/A1998
Most Prominent Business AttorneysN/A1995
Harrison Tweed AwardALI-ABA1989
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyManatt, Phelps & Phillips2004 - Present
PresidentBerger & Norton1990 - 2004
Adjunct ProfessorLoyola Law School1972 - 1983
AttorneyFadem and Kanner1969 - 1990
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Appellate LawyersFellow1997 - Present
American College of Real Estate LawyersMember1988 - Present
California Academy of Appellate LawyersMember and Past-President1972 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
PlanningWhat Is Fairness, Anyway?2006
The Urban LawyerShell Game! You Can't Get There From Here2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Southern California Law Schoolreal estateLL.M - Master of Laws1968
Washington University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1967
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Land Use and Planning Conferencetakings and redevelopment2006
Annual ConventionFairness in Planning2006
Inverse Condemnation and Government LiabilityRecent Inverse Condemnation Developments2004