Newmeyer Dillion Attorneys Named to 2022 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List

Jul 06, 2022 Firm News

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – July 6, 2022 – Prominent business and real estate law firm Newmeyer Dillion is pleased to announce that partner James Ficenec has been selected to the 2022 Norther California Super Lawyers list. Additionally, partner Tara Dudum and associates Brandon Clouse and Jacqueline McCalla have been selected to the 2022 Northern California Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers. Each year, no more than 5 percent and 2.5 percent, respectively, of the lawyers in the state are selected to receive this honor. The attorneys will be recognized in the July 2022 issues of Northern California Super Lawyers Magazine, San Francisco Magazine and Sactown Magazine.

James Ficenec is a partner in the Walnut Creek office. With incredible business acumen, Jim has counseled and defended clients across a variety of industries by advocating for their rights and legal protections as both a transactional attorney and business litigator.

Tara Dudum is a partner in the Walnut Creek Office. Tara’s practice focuses primarily on business and employment law and her clients span across industries, including retail, e-commerce, real estate, manufacturing, hospitality, and beyond. She often acts as outside counsel for clients, providing day-to-day legal advice to owners, executives, supervisors, and human resource professionals.

Brandon Clouse is an associate in the Walnut Creek Office. As a part of the firm's construction and real estate litigation group, Brandon litigates disputes on behalf of clients concerning construction and real estate matters.

Jacqueline McCalla is an associate in the Walnut Creek Office. Jacqueline takes pride in assisting local businesses and entrepreneurs as well as Fortune 500 companies with all aspects of litigation, from inception through trial. Jacqueline’s practice ranges across business, construction defect, employment and insurance disputes.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process evaluates candidates on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement, resulting in a comprehensive, credible and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. The Rising Stars list is developed using the same selection process except candidates must be either 40 years old or younger, or have been in practice for 10 years or less.