(September 17, 2020, Washington, DC) — The Daily Journal has named Steptoe partners Robyn Crowther and Laurie Edelstein to its 2020 list of the "Top 100 Lawyers" in California. Crowther and Edelstein are featured in a September 16 special supplement highlighting the matters they have handled within the last 18 months.
This marks the second consecutive year Crowther has been selected to the Daily Journal's Top 100 Lawyers list. Crowther serves as co-managing partner of Steptoe’s Los Angeles office and focuses her practice on commercial and employment litigation plus copyright and trademark work. She has been named to the Daily Journal's list of Top Women Lawyers in California 11 times in the past 12 years. Earlier this year, Crowther was selected to serve on the board of directors of Public Counsel, the nation's largest not-for-profit law firm specializing in delivering pro bono legal services.
A San Francisco partner, Edelstein represents clients in a broad range of commercial cases, including complex contract disputes, antitrust and competition matters, RICO and unfair business practice claims, and consumer class actions, with a particular focus on energy industry matters. She also maintains an active pro bono practice, representing clients in LGBTQ, human trafficking, immigration, and gun control matters. Edelstein, who was selected to the Daily Journal's Top Women Lawyers in California list in 2018, serves on Steptoe’s Executive Committee, Professional Advancement Committee, and Diversity Committee.
The full profiles on Crowther and Edelstein can be read at the Daily Journal (subscription required).
In more than 100 years of practice, Steptoe has earned an international reputation for vigorous representation of clients before governmental agencies, successful advocacy in litigation and arbitration, and creative and practical advice in structuring business transactions. Steptoe has more than 500 lawyers and other professional staff across offices in Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington. For more information, visit www.steptoe.com.