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Joseph W. Cotchett Listed in Top 100 California Legal Leaders

Joseph W. Cotchett was named one of the Top 100 California Legal Leaders in 2008 by the San Francisco / Los Angeles Daily Journal for the 11th consecutive year. “Taking on Wall Street’s prominent financial institutions hasn’t gotten in the way of this trial lawyer’s pro bono work,” the Journal said. “His firm recently led Oakland, Los Angeles and Stockton in lawsuits alleging banks and brokers cost these cities millions in a conspiracy to rig municipal bond rates.” “He also worked with Lawyers for Clean Water to provide free legal services for a group of California Indian tribe leaders in an environmental case against PacifiCorp. The legal newspaper also gives an update on the ex-CIA agent Valerie Plame lawsuit stating, “That case is on its way to the U.S. Supreme Court.”