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McGeorge Alumni Recognized Locally and Nationally for Excellence

September 28, 2015

Tags: Alumni, 2015, News

McGeorge School of Law is proud of the many alumni who have recently been recognized locally and nationally for their talents and influence in six best-of lists.

The Sacramento Business Journal's named 60 McGeorge alumni among the 166 total lawyers recognized as the peer-reviewed "Best of the Bar" in California's capital of Sacramento. Sacramento Magazine's Top Lawyers  list for 2015 featured 202 McGeorge alumni lawyers among the best of Sacramento. Capitol Weekly's 2015 Top 100 list of the most powerful non-elected movers and shakers in California political circles featured five McGeorge alumni:  Allan Zaremberg, '78 (No. 11), Rex Frazier, '00 (No. 35),  Deborah Gonzalez, '97 (No. 47), Mike Belote, '87 (No. 68), and John Norwood, '80 (No. 98). 

The 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2016) included 46 McGeorge alumni across the country.  The 2015 Super Lawyers included 353 McGeorge alumni across the US. The 2015 Super Lawyers edition of Rising Stars featured 161 McGeorge alumni. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Up to 5 percent of the lawyers in a state are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5 percent are named to Rising Stars.