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Recent Developments

Tony Bisconti has been elected by members of the Orange County Bankruptcy Forum to serve as OCBF’s President for 2015-2016.

Tony Bisconti was selected by Super Lawyers magazine to the 2015 Southern California Rising Stars list.

Tony Bisconti has been elected by members of the Orange County Bankruptcy Forum to serve as the OCBF’s Vice President for 2015.

Bienert, Miller & Katzman, PLC is pleased to announce that 3 of our attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015: Thomas H. Bienert, Jr. and James D. Riddet in the field of Criminal Defense: White-Collar, and Steven J. Katzman in the field of Litigation-Bankruptcy.

Bienert, Miller & Katzman, PLC is pleased to announce that James D. Riddet has joined the firm, Of Counsel.

Thomas H. Bienert, Jr. was installed as the 2014 President of the Orange County Bar Association during the January 16, 2014 Judge’s Night and Annual Meeting at the Irvine Marrott. Read more: Southern Grace, Orange County Lawyer, January 2014, Vol. 56 o. 1, p. 10.

Steven J. Katzman was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2014 in the field ofLitigation-Bankruptcy.

Bienert, Miller & Katzman, PLC is pleased to announce that Michael R. Williams has joined the firm as a partner.

Kenneth M. Miller selected as a “2013 Top Rated Lawyer in White-Collar Criminal Defense” by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell.

Kenneth M. Miller has joined the Chapman University School of Law Adjunct Faculty.

Thomas H. Bienert, Jr. recently became a Board Member of the Orange County Criminal Defense Bar Association (OCCDBA).

BMK successfully moves for dismissal with prejudice of claim seeking six billion dollars in damages and obtains an award of sanctions on behalf of its client. Read more here.

Steven J. Katzman has been named Orange County’s Litigation-Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year for 2013 by Best Lawyers.

Thomas H. Bienert, Jr. was recently admitted to the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Kenneth M. Miller has been selected as a Lawyer Representative to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference for 2011-2014. Lawyer Representatives work to foster open communications between judges and attorneys, and provide support and advice in the functioning of the courts.

Steven J. Katzman, former Assistant United States Attorney and United States Trustee, has been named President of the Orange County Bankruptcy Forum for 2011-2012.

Thomas H. Bienert, Jr. has been elected by members of the Orange County Bar Association to serve as the OCBA’s Treasurer for 2012.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”) has retained Bienert, Miller & Katzman, PLC as one of three law firms nationwide selected to audit and investigate fraudulent loans made by a national lending institution, resulting in the largest bank failure and FDIC receivership in banking history. The firm, as approved FDIC counsel, is assisting in the investigation, pursuit and litigation of fraud related claims arising from hundreds of millions of dollars in losses from toxic loans. Bienert, Miller and Katzman, PLC is uniquely qualified to investigate and pursue these claims, given the firm’s extensive experience in criminal defense, litigation and bankruptcy matters.

U.S. News and World Report named Bienert, Miller & Katzman, PLC one of the best firms in Orange County for White-Collar Criminal Defense for 2011-2013.

Thomas H. Bienert, Jr. and Kenneth M. Miller were named by Southern California Super Lawyers magazine as among the top White Collar Criminal Defense Attorneys in Southern California for 2010, 2011 and 2012. Thomas H. Bienert, Jr. has been named to Super Lawyers for seven consecutive years. Super Lawyers can be found online at www.superlawyers.com.

Thomas H. Bienert, Jr. has been named Orange County’s “White-Collar Lawyer of the Year” for 2011 by Best Lawyers.

Thomas H. Bienert, Jr. has been named as the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers.

Thomas H. Bienert, Jr. and Kenneth M. Miller are peer rated  “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubble. The rating reflects the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and Judiciary and is the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards.