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Allina Hightower Allina Hightower, an associate at Rutan & Tucker, LLP, has been named to Lawyers of Color’s (LOC) Second Annual Hot List. This list recognizes early- to mid-career minority attorneys working as in-house counsel, government attorneys, and law firm associates and partners. Rutan is very pleased to have Allina named to this exceptional group. Honorees will be profiled in Lawyers Of Color’s Hot List 2014 Issue (July 2014). The Western Region honorees will also be honored at a reception on July 23rd. Hightower’s practice involves a variety of business and civil litigation matters, including contract litigation, securities and investments, landlord/tenant disputes, real property litigation, unfair competition, business, corporate and partnership disputes, and business and commercial litigation. She actively supports diversity through her service on Rutan’s Diversity Committee. Additionally, Hightower firmly believes in helping, through pro bono work, those individuals who are unable to afford legal representation. Specifically, she has been involved with the Public Law Center by providing representation to clients in familial disputes and refugees seeking asylum in the United States. The honorees were chosen through a two-pronged process. The selection committee spent months reviewing nominations and researching bar association publications and legal blogs in order to identify promising candidates. Nominations from mentors, peers, and colleagues were accepted. The selection committee also made editorial picks of attorneys who had noteworthy accomplishments, especially those active in legal pipeline initiatives.
June 30, 2014

 
William Ramsey, AIA, LEED AP National architecture and planning firm KTGY Group recently named William Ramsey, AIA, LEED AP, a shareholder. Ramsey is a principal of residential design for the low density studio for Nevada. Ramsey... Read More
January 22, 2015
Brittany Choisnet National architecture and planning firm KTGY Group recently named Brittany Choisnet as CFO. Choisnet joined KTGY in 2003, and as Chief Financial Officer, Choisnet oversees the accounting, administrati... Read More
January 22, 2015
Alan Scales, AIA National architecture and planning firm KTGY Group recently named Alan Scales, AIA, a shareholder. Scales is a principal of residential design for the low density studio for the Southern California ma... Read More
January 22, 2015
James Pereyra NVISION Eye Centers, one of the leading providers of LASIK and cataract surgery in the U.S., has announced the promotion of James Pereyra to president. Pereyra will lead strategic growth and reinforce... Read More
January 22, 2015
SCOTT SPRINGBORN With more than 10 years of experience in the mortgage industry, Scott Springborn is excited to join forces with RPM Mortgage, Inc., a company that shares his belief in providing clients with the best ... Read More
January 21, 2015
Todd Hollander Union Bank today announced that Managing Director Todd Hollander, who heads the bank’s Business Banking Group, has been named vice chairman of the Consumer Bankers Association’s (CBA) Small Business B... Read More
January 14, 2015
Stacie Sheek joined Mesa Water District (Mesa Water®) as Customer Services Manager, an executive management position reporting to the District's General Manager. With over 25 years of experience, Stacie is respon... Read More
January 11, 2015
Christopher Thornberg RMA OC (www.rmaoc.org) will present a 2015 Annual Economic Forecast by Dr. Christopher Thornberg on January 21, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at The Pacific Club, Newport Beach. $95 before Jan. 15, $115 aft... Read More
January 07, 2015
Peter Howell Peter Howell has recently been named partner at Rutan & Tucker, LLP, California’s largest full-service business law firm based in Orange County. He is a member of the firm’s Government & Regulatory La... Read More
January 05, 2015
Caroline Djang Caroline Djang has recently been named partner at Rutan & Tucker, LLP, California’s largest full-service business law firm based in Orange County. She is co-chair of the Corporate Restructuring and C... Read More
January 05, 2015
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