KDV Partner Louie Castoria Named a Daily Journal Top 100 Lawyer in California, 9-21-2022
San Francisco (Sept. 21, 2022) – Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP (KDV) is pleased to announce that California’s Daily Journal, a legal industry newspaper, has named KDV Partner Louie Castoria a 2022 “Top 100 Lawyer” on its highly regarded annual list of “California lawyers doing cutting-edge legal work.” Notably, Castoria achieved a significant victory in the U.S. Supreme Court last year in a landmark constitutional law case upholding the First Amendment in Thomas More Center v. Bonta.
Based in KDV’s San Francisco office, Castoria is chair emeritus of the firm’s Professional Liability practice, founder of the Firm’s Appellate team and serves on the Training and Mentoring Committee. Castoria represents and defends professionals and financial services clients and businesses covered under liability policies in California. He also handles securities and class action defense litigation, and represents insurance companies for coverage, counsel and claims auditing. In addition, Castoria is an AV-Preeminent rated lawyer by Martindale Hubbell, and is included in its Judicial Edition.
An active Bay Area community leader, Castoria is adjunct professor of law at Golden Gate University; founder and CEO of the Coastal Literary Arts Movement; and director emeritus of the Professional Liability Defense Federation. He is a frequent speaker for the California Surplus Line Association and the Professional Liability Underwriting Society; and is a frequent author for trade publications including ALM’s Property Casualty 360.
“We are so proud Louie received this noteworthy honor,” said Ashley Klein, managing partner of KDV’s San Francisco and Oakland, Calif. offices. “In addition to being a brilliant attorney, Louie is a leader among industry peers, a creative problem-solver, a true mentor and a civil servant with a bragworthy record of career achievements.”
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