Chambers USA 2023 Recognizes Firm and Partners

Stephen Larson and Hilary Potashner Posts

Chambers and Partners, one of the preeminent directories and arbiters of leading law firms and lawyers, has once again recognized Larson LLP and partners Stephen G. Larson and Hilary Potashner for white collar defense and government investigations in its 2023 edition of Chambers USA.

In California, Larson LLP is ranked among the “Litigation: Specialist Firms in White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations” and Stephen and Hilary are ranked among the top lawyers for “Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations.”

Chambers recognizes Larson LLP as a “a high-caliber trial boutique with significant experience defending clients against DOJ and SEC investigations and enforcement concerning FCPA violations, healthcare fraud, environmental crimes and securities actions,” and comments further on the firm’s “strong pool of former judges, prosecutors and public defenders.” One client attests that “the years of experience between the team speaks volumes.” Another client spoke to the quality and reliability of the Larson team: “They are the cream of the crop. Whatever hour of the day, they will be available to pick up the phone.”

“Larson is made up of a very impressive team of individuals. When it comes to their representation, they are thorough and complete, capturing many problems that would otherwise be missed.”

— Referee testimonial to Chambers

Stephen Larson

Chambers, which first ranked Stephen in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA, recognizes Stephen in Band 4 in its 2023 guide. One referee praised Stephen for his deep understanding of the legal system, noting “he is incredibly knowledgeable on the law – a real asset to have on a matter.” Another referee commented on his outstanding track record of delivering client success:

“Stephen is a superstar. He is exceptional at trial and knows how to win brilliant results.”

— Referee testimonial to Chambers

Hilary Potashner

Hilary’s client’s praise her for her even-keeled demeanor and keen attention to detail. One referee stated definitively that Hilary’s “detail-oriented approach allows her to do an excellent job when defending her clients,” while another referee noted that “she always remains calm, even when the roads get rough.” The 2023 guide commends Hilary for her career as the former Federal Public Defender for the Central District of California, after which, Hilary made the seamless transition to private practice and swiftly and successfully built out her white collar and civil litigation clientele. The guide also attests to Hilary’s “excellent courtroom skills.”

“Hilary is a great trial lawyer with a real dynamic presence. She is incredibly well respected by adversaries and judges.”

— Referee testimonial to Chambers

Chambers’ review of the firm, Stephen, and Hilary can be viewed here. The full list of law firms and lawyers ranked by Chambers USA in 2023 for “Litigation: Specialist Firms in White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations” in California can be viewed here.

About Chambers and Partners

Chambers and Partners is an independent research company operating across 200 jurisdictions delivering detailed rankings and insight into the world’s leading lawyers. The legal rankings are based on in-depth market analysis and independent research, conducted by an experienced team of researchers. Learn more about their methodology and guides on the Chambers website here.


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