Four Weintraub Attorneys Honored as 2008 Best Lawyers in America

SACRAMENTO, Calif., November 1, 2007 –Weintraub, a Sacramento-based business law and business litigation law firm is pleased to announce that four of its partners were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2008 edition of The Best Lawyers in America (Copyright 2007 by Woodward/White, Inc. of Aiken, S.C.). The honored attorneys are Christopher V. Chediak for Corporate Law, Joseph S. Genshlea for Commercial Litigation, Charles L. Post for Labor and Employment Law and Malcolm S. Weintraub for Trusts and Estates.

Chris Chediak, Chair of the Corporate, Securities and Business Law section focuses his practice on securities law, corporate financing, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, stock issuances and licensing and distribution arrangements. Chris has authored numerous publications on business law and entity formation including three chapters of Continuing Education of the Bar Business Law Practice Book. He currently serves on several community non-profit boards and is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council for the Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Davis.

Joe Genshlea, a founding partner of the firm has been honored as a “best lawyer” since 1993. With 40 years of practice before the federal and California trial and appellate courts, Joe has handled many complex business jury trials and is acknowledged as one of the foremost business litigators in the state.

Chuck Post, Chair of the Labor and Employment section, focuses his practice on labor and employment law, anti-trust, healthcare, insurance coverage and appellate law. He counsels clients of all sizes on employment policies and contracts, wage and hour compliance, trade secret protection, privacy and terminations. Chuck has authored numerous articles on employment discrimination under California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act, Title VII and wage and hour compliance.

Malcolm Weintraub, a founding partner of the firm has practiced law for over 50 years in Sacramento. He focuses his practice on business entity formations and transactions, family business succession planning and tax and estate planning. Malcolm has been honored as a “best lawyer” since 1993.

Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers in America ( has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. Selection is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which thousands of leading attorneys throughout the country cast more than a half million evaluations on the legal abilities of other attorneys in 80 different specialties.

Weintraub Genshlea Chediak is Sacramento’s leading business and litigation law firm with one of the largest corporate practices in the region. Major practice areas include litigation, real estate, corporate, securities, banking, intellectual property, licensing and distribution, nonprofit law, entertainment, labor and employment, fiduciary abuse, tax, trusts and estates. For more information, please visit