October 12, 2018 (LOS ANGELES) – Recognized for their accomplishments as leading attorneys within the Los Angeles business community, partners Michael Woronoff and Bart Williams were selected as nominees for Los Angeles Business Journal’s Leaders in Law awards. Michael and Bart are recognized for their exceptional legal skills and achievements, exemplary leadership, and contributions to the Los Angeles community.
A former member of the Firm’s seven-person Executive Committee, Michael serves as head of Proskauer’s Los Angeles office and co-head of the Firm’s global Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Groups. Advising some of the country’s best-known private equity firms, corporations and investment banks, Michael has spearheaded the growth of the West Coast corporate and securities practice and the Los Angeles office since joining the Firm 14 years ago.
Bart is one of the most sought after trial lawyers in the U.S. and co-chair of the Los Angeles litigation practice. Most recently, Bart is serving as lead trial counsel for the athletic conference defendants in In re NCAA Athletic Grant-In-Aid Cap Antitrust Litigation. He also led the trial team that secured two key victories for his client Johnson & Johnson in widely publicized product liability trials relating to the company’s talc-based Baby Powder and Shower to Shower products and its alleged link to ovarian cancer.
Los Angeles Business Journal’s Leaders in Law awards finalists will be honored on Wednesday, October 17, at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza.