Local Attorney Named Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America

By Bea Karnes (Patch Staff)

A Sacramento attorney has been chosen for membership in an exclusive trial lawyer honorary society limited to 4,000 Fellows, representing less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers.

Lizbeth (“Beth”) West of Weintraub Tobin has been selected as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA).

Fellows are selected based on excellence and accomplishment in litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, and based on superior ethical reputation. While trial experience is an important factor in selecting Fellows, the LCA also recognizes that great litigators sometimes win before trial.

West is licensed to practice law in California and Washington. She has more than 15 years of experience counseling and representing employers in all aspects of their employment relationship with their employees, including defending employers in various forms of employment disputes in federal and state courts.

She also has extensive experience representing employers in governmental audits with agencies like OSHA and others

West is consistently ranked as a Northern California Super Lawyer and was also named one of the Top 50 Northern California Women Super Lawyers for 2014 and a Top 25 Sacramento Super Lawyer for 2013. She was also included in the Sacramento Business Journal’s Best of the Bar for 2014.

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