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Beth Wilkinson Interviewed by Bloomberg Law’s Vivia ChenMarch 24, 2023
In an interview with Vivia Chen, author of Bloomberg Law’s popular “Unfiltered” column, founding partner Beth Wilkinson shares her “insider view” of the sometimes fraught path of women in Big Law, and discusses what drove her to build a different kind of culture in Wilkinson Stekloff. Beth explains how leaving behind the conventional Big Law structure — and, in particular, the billable-hour model — enabled Wilkinson Stekloff to focus exclusively on high-stakes trials, create a different model of success for top-tier legal talent, and train up the next generation of superstar trial lawyers. Gifted women lawyers in particular, Beth reflects, tend to thrive in a firm culture that gives them the freedom to do their best work alongside meaningful commitments in other aspects of their lives. With the recent return of celebrated litigator Tamarra Matthews Johnson, Keri Arnold’s induction as a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, and ...
Brian Stekloff Is Benchmark’s Trial Lawyer of the YearMarch 16, 2023
Wilkinson Stekloff Partner Brian Stekloff was named Trial Lawyer of the Year at last night’s 2023 Benchmark Litigation US Awards ceremony in New York City, confirming his standing as one of the country’s most accomplished and in-demand trial lawyers. Benchmark also named Brian as the year’s Top Product Liability Litigator, and gave its National Impact Case Award to the Wilkinson Stekloff trial team, led by Brian, that secured a defense verdict in Clark v. Monsanto. Benchmark Litigation is considered the definitive guide to the world’s leading litigation firms and lawyers. Previously, the organization has honored Brian as a Litigation Star, and named Wilkinson Stekloff a Top 20 Trial Law Firm, Top Boutique, and Highly Recommended Firm, and ranked it as Tier 1 for General Commercial Litigation, in its 2023 Benchmark Litigation Guide. Brian’s outsize accomplishments are both remarkable and no surprise to the colleagues and clients who are fortunate to ...
Tamarra Matthews Johnson Rejoins Wilkinson Stekloff as PartnerMarch 13, 2023
Wilkinson Stekloff is pleased to welcome back Tamarra Matthews Johnson as partner following her nearly two years serving as Counselor to United States Attorney General Merrick Garland. A renowned litigator who has served as lead and co-lead trial counsel in dozens of criminal and civil cases, including multiple cases for Bayer Corporation, Tamarra now brings unparalleled Department of Justice experience to her work. “It was an honor and a privilege to serve as Counselor to Attorney General Merrick Garland, and now I am pleased to rejoin the amazing team of attorneys and professionals at Wilkinson Stekloff,” Tamarra said. “I look forward to working with my talented colleagues to offer exceptional service to clients across an array of industries.” An accomplished first-chair trial lawyer who has succeeded in challenging jurisdictions, Tamarra will resume her litigation and strategic counseling practice at the firm. In her most recent role, Tamarra served as the Attorney ...