L.A. Times Names Partner Robin Thornton of Wendel Rosen a Legal Visionary

OAKLAND, Calif., September 22, 2021 – Wendel Rosen Partner, Robin Thornton, has been recognized as a Legal Visionary in the Business of Law: Trends, Updates, Visionaries & In-House Counsel Leadership Awards Magazine by the Los Angeles Times. The magazine recognizes and honors the top legal professionals in the region for their contributions and leadership within their organizations, the legal field, and the community at large.

On July 22, 2021, the winners and visionaries in several categories were announced at a live/virtual event. Thornton’s visionary attorney profile was included in the magazine’s August 29 publication.

“We congratulate Robin on this prestigious recognition as a Legal Visionary by the Los Angeles Times. Her exceptional legal experience, commitment and character make her a distinguished leader at both Wendel Rosen and in our community,” said Wendel Rosen Managing Partner Dan Rapaport.

Thornton is Chair of the Eminent Domain Practice Group at Wendel Rosen and has over 18 years of law firm experience, including 12 years of practicing eminent domain law. She has represented public and private entities and individuals in a variety of contexts, including appellate matters, trials, administrative hearings, alternative dispute resolution proceedings, highly-confidential negotiations, and in advisory capacities. In addition to condemnation law, Thornton also practices general civil litigation, property tax, real property, insurance coverage, and employment law.

Thornton is best known for her representation in the Richmond Refinery case, which was among the most complex assessment appeals matters in California’s history. Additionally, she has worked on mediations, arbitrations, court and jury trials in Alameda, Solano, Santa Clara, Contra Costa, and Orange Counties.

For more information about the 2021 Business of Law Magazine, visit Los Angeles Times.

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