Keller Rohrback L.L.P. Attorneys Recognized in the 2023 Edition of Best Lawyers in America©

August 18, 2022


Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication company in the legal profession.

Recognition by Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by their peers.

Keller Rohrback is pleased to announce that seven of our attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2023 Edition of Best Lawyers in America©. 

Mark SamsonPhoenix, Arizona: Recognized for Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

As a licensed veterinarian, Mark has the medical knowledge to help his clients get the results they deserve. Given his strong medical science background, Mark's practice focuses on tort law, including medical negligence, product liability, and other significant personal injury cases. He has nearly 35 years of experience litigating medical malpractice cases with victories including the landmark Edwards verdict and a transfusion-associated AIDS case that remains one of the largest personal injury verdicts in Arizona history.

Cari Campen LaufenbergSeattle, Washington: Recognized for Litigation - ERISA 

As a partner in Keller Rohrback’s nationally recognized Complex Litigation Group, Cari Laufenberg maintains a national practice representing consumers, employees, and institutions in complex consumer and employee class actions involving corporate fraud, privacy and data breach issues, breach of fiduciary duty, and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Since joining Keller Rohrback, Cari has played a key role in obtaining multi-million-dollar recoveries for consumers, employees, and shareholders in many of the firm’s largest and most complex cases.

Ron KilgardPhoenix, Arizona: Recognized for Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law and Litigation – Labor and Employment

Ron Kilgard is a 40-year civil litigation lawyer. Over a long career, he has handled all manner of civil cases, and for the last 20 years, Ron has mostly litigated pension plan class actions. Ron helped Keller Rohrback pioneer company stock ERISA litigation in the late 1990s and early 2000s, and he was part of the team that obtained settlements of over $265 million in the Enron 401(k) litigation. In 2017, after six years of litigation, Ron prevailed in an action challenging as unconstitutional the cutbacks to the pensions of Arizona state court judges.

Yoona ParkPortland, Oregon: Recognized for Commercial Litigation and Employment Law - Individuals

With over a decade of litigation experience, Yoona Park has a natural curiosity that she enthusiastically employs to dig deeply into her clients’ businesses and industries in order to gain strategic advantage.  She is well respected by her peers, as well as industry organizations and her leadership ability and passion for both teamwork and advocacy are valuable tools that Yoona uses to guide her teams in identifying difficult problems and finding effective and practical solutions for her clients.

William FlemingSeattle, Washington: Recognized for Trusts and Estates

Bill Fleming practices in Keller Rohrback’s business group, where he focuses on estate and small business planning, charitable giving and trust and estate administration. A graduate of Williams College and Harvard Law School, Bill practiced with the New York City law firm of Simpson Thacher and Bartlett and the Seattle firm of Preston, Gates and Ellis before joining Keller Rohrback.

Benson WongSeattle, Washington: Recognized for Real Estate Law

Mr. Wong is a member of Keller Rohrback’s Corporate Finance and Business Practice Group. He advises clients in the formation and operation of businesses ranging from “mom and pop” operations to firms that employ hundreds of employees. Mr. Wong also represents clients involved in mergers and acquisitions and in connection with commercial real estate transactions. In addition, Mr. Wong serves as legal counsel for a number of non-profit tax-exempt organizations.

Scott HendersonSeattle, Washington: Recognized for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Scott Henderson provides advice in such areas as practice transitions, partnerships, real estate and employment matters. Scott’s representation includes the drafting of purchase and sale agreements, employment agreements, options to purchase, leases and similar documents. He also organizes professional practices into partnerships, corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships, and space-sharing agreements.