Attorneys Recognized in the San Diego Business Journal’s Annual Best of the Bar List in 2015
The San Diego Business Journal recognized Caldarelli Hejmanowski Page & Leer LLP Attorneys Bill Caldarelli and Jack Leer in the 2015 “Best of the Bar” list. Legal professionals throughout San Diego County cast votes recognizing their peers as outstanding attorneys in the legal profession. Mr. Caldarelli’s practice focuses on business, real estate, and intellectual property litigation. Mr. Leer’s practice focuses on business, real estate, and construction litigation.
Firm’s Attorneys Named Top Lawyers in 2015
San Diego Magazine named Caldarelli Hejmanowski Page & Leer attorneys Bill Caldarelli and Lee Hejmanowski as Top Lawyers in 2015. Attorneys are selected based on peer reviews provided by Martindale Hubbell, a company that has a long tradition of providing peer review ratings in the legal profession. Bill Caldarelli was recognized as a Top Lawyer in the category of “Business & Real Estate Disputes,” while Lee Hejmanowski earned recognition as a top “Real Estate” attorney.
Partner Marisa Janine-Page Recognized in the Practice Area of Labor & Employment
Caldarelli Hejmanowski Page & Leer is proud to announce that founding partner Marisa Janine-Page was recognized as a 2015 Global Award Winner by Corporate LiveWire in the practice area of Labor & Employment. The Global Award highlights businesses and individuals displaying exemplary standards and incredible performance across the globe. Winners are selected by the Corporate LiveWire team for their unending commitment to excellence in their field.
All Caldarelli Hejmanowski Page & Leer Attorneys Selected as 2015 San Diego Super Lawyers
For the third year in a row, all of CHPL attorneys have been recognized for their efficiency, expertise, and experience and have been included on the list of 2015 San Diego Super Lawyers. Bill Caldarelli was named one of the Top 50 attorneys in San Diego in addition to being recognized as a Super Lawyer in the field of Intellectual Property Litigation. Lee Hejmanowski, Marisa Janine-Page, Jack Leer, and Ben West were recognized as Super Lawyers in the field of Business Litigation. David Lichtenstein, who joined the firm in October 2014, was recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in the field of Business Litigation. Only five percent of all lawyers in California are selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers, based on peer evaluations and third party research evaluating candidates on both peer recognition and professional achievement. CHPL is proud to be one of the few firms to have all of its attorneys included in this prestigious list year after year.
Litigation firm launches new year with Jack Leer as named partner, new website
January 14, 2015 (SAN DIEGO) — Caldarelli Hejmanowski & Page LLP is pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2015 the firm has been renamed Caldarelli Hejmanowski Page & Leer LLP. The change reflects the addition of partner Jack Leer to the firm’s name, and the firm has launched a new website with the updated name of the litigation boutique. “The decision to add Jack’s name to the firm demonstrates the value we place on Jack’s professional expertise and his integral role in the future of our business,” said Bill Caldarelli, one of the founding members of the firm. “Since joining our firm, Jack has expanded our practice areas, won several important trials for our clients, and helped to grow our business.” Leer joined Caldarelli Hejmanowski & Page in 2013 after spending 13 years at Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek, where he was a partner and a member of that firm’s executive committee. He represents clients in a broad range of business litigation, including real estate and construction disputes, partnership and corporate management matters, and intellectual property litigation. Among other industries, Leer has built a practice representing craft breweries in trademark and other commercial litigation. He currently serves as President of the San Diego Chapter of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Commercial Litigation. Caldarelli Hejmanowski Page & Leer LLP first opened in November 2011 with partners Bill Caldarelli, Lee Hejmanowski and Marisa Janine-Page. The founding partners all hail from widely-recognized regional and international law firms, and have extensive experience as lead counsel in jury and court trials, as well as in arbitrations, mediations, and administrative proceedings. Leer joined the firm as partner in February 2013, and the firm has quickly grown to six full-time attorneys with the addition of two associates, Ben West and David Lichtenstein. To celebrate the firm’s updated name and a new year in business, Caldarelli Hejmanowski Page & Leer LLP created a new website, www.chpllaw.com. The site features a refreshed design and more information about the firm for current and prospective clients.
Firm’s second year on prestigious list.
Caldarelli Hejmanowski & Page LLP has been selected for inclusion in U.S News – Best Lawyers 2015 Edition of “Best Law Firms.” Firms are selected after a rigorous process of client and lawyer evaluations, as well as peer review by leading attorneys in the firms’ areas of practice. Less than 15% of firms nationwide receive a U.S. News – Best Lawyers ranking. This process ensures that only firms with impeccable reputations for expertise and professionalism are included in the list. This is the second year CHP has been selected for inclusion. CHP was first included in the 2014 Edition of Best Law Firms, only two years after the firm was formed.
David Lichtenstein joins as an associate of the firm
October 20, 2014 (SAN DIEGO) – The law firm of Caldarelli Hejmanowski & Page LLP announced that attorney David Lichtenstein has joined the firm as an associate. Lichtenstein joins the firm after six years at Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek, where he was an associate in the litigation department. Lichtenstein’s practice focuses on commercial and business litigation, including real estate disputes, partnership disputes, and intellectual property matters, including copyright, trademark, and trade secret litigation. He has been recognized as a top young attorney in San Diego by several publications, including being named a “Top Young Attorney” by the San Diego Daily Transcript.
Lichtenstein is active in the San Diego community. He has been a member of the planning committee for the American Cancer Society’s Downtown San Diego Relay for Life since 2008 and has been the Head Coach of the University of California, San Diego Mock Trial Team for the past seven years.
All Caldarelli Hejmanowski & Page Attorneys Again Selected as San Diego Super Lawyers and Pegged for Other Various Accolades in 2014
All CHP partners, Bill Caldarelli, Lee Hejmanowski, Marisa Janine-Page, and Jack Leer, as well as associate Ben West, were named as San Diego Super Lawyers in the field of business litigation by the Super Lawyers Magazine rating service, with Mr. Caldarelli again receiving additional recognition in the field of real estate litigation. Mr. Caldarelli and Mr. Hejmanowski were also selected as Top 50 Overall Lawyers in San Diego by the same Super Lawyers Magazine.
Jack Leer joins Caldarelli Hejmanowski & Page as a fourth partner of the firm.
Caldarelli Hejmanowski & Page LLP announced that attorney Jack Leer has joined the firm as a partner. Leer joins the firm after thirteen years at Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek, where he was a partner in the litigation department. His area of practice encompasses a wide range of commercial and business litigation, including real estate and construction disputes. “We are very excited to have Jack join the firm and fortunate to have him as our newest partner,” says founding partner Bill Caldarelli. “Jack enhances the depth and expertise of our business and real estate litigation and trial practice, and his addition creates synergistic opportunities for growth and expanded client service. We look forward to great things to come.” Leer represents clients in a broad range of commercial and business litigation, including real estate and construction disputes, partnership and corporate management matters, and intellectual property litigation. In addition to his litigation practice, Leer brings with him a growing practice representing craft brewers in all aspects of the craft beer business, from financing and real estate matters to trademark litigation. He recently concluded a term as chair of the San Diego County Bar Association’s Legal Ethics Committee, and currently serves as Secretary of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers. Leer is listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Commercial Litigation.
Caldarelli Hejmanowski & Page hires Ben West as an associate of the firm.
Caldarelli Hejmanowski & Page LLP announced that attorney Ben West has joined the firm as an associate. Mr. West joins the firm after spending almost six years with Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps and McKenna Long & Aldridge, the firm with which Luce Forward eventually merged. Mr. West represents clients in all aspects of commercial litigation, focusing particularly on intellectual property matters involving trademarks, trade secrets, copyright, and patents. In addition, he has handled a wide variety of commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts, including disputes involving the Uniform Commercial Code, non-compete agreements, rights of publicity, false advertising, securities, antitrust, personal injury, and claims brought under Business and Professions Code section 17200. Mr. West is also a pro bono attorney with the American Bar Association’s Immigration Justice Project of San Diego.