LONG BEACH, CA – November 8, 2018 – The Daily Journal has selected Keesal, Young & Logan (“KYL”) as one of the Top Boutiques in California for 2018. Founded in 1970 by Samuel A. “Skip” Keesal, KYL has a robust practice handling securities, employment, business litigation, corporate, maritime and privacy matters.
The Daily Journal noted that KYL has enduring relationships with many household name companies, including Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo, J.P. Morgan, UBS, Edward Jones, Raymond James Financial Inc., Franklin Templeton Investments and Black Rock Inc.
John Roemer of the Daily Journal reports that in 2017, KYL successfully defended Citigroup Global Markets Inc. against a $493 million claim. Roemer wrote: “Following a 37-day arbitration, a three-member panel ruled for Citigroup and awarded Keesal Young & Logan $2 million in attorney fees.” These fees were recovered from the Claimant.
Technology, innovation and efficiency are a priority for KYL. The firm advises clients on how to navigate complex issues like privacy, cybersecurity and eDiscovery. In 2015, KYL was the first firm worldwide to pass the Legal Tech Audit. One year later, it was recognized for having the first-ever ACEDS Law Firm eDiscovery Department of the Year. And in 2018, KYL received the LMA (Legal Marketing Association) Impact Award for Strategy and Innovation and Buying Legal Council’s Teamwork Award, both of which recognized the firm’s outstanding achievements in legal process automation. The firm continues to innovate, having recently launched Keesal Propulsion Labs through a workflow automation partnership with Mitratech.
KYL has made a longstanding commitment to philanthropy and giving back to the community. The firm established its charitable foundation in 1991 and has raised more than $1 million for Boys & Girls clubs by hosting luncheons featuring Presidents Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Gerald Ford; former Prime Ministers Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair and John Major; and former Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger, Hillary Clinton, Madeleine Albright and Condoleezza Rice.
About Keesal, Young & Logan
Founded in 1970, Keesal, Young & Logan (KYL) has earned an international reputation for outstanding client service, inventive legal advice, and superb trial advocacy. KYL represents clients across a wide range of industries and has proudly served many of those clients continuously for decades.
KYL’s commitment to leveraging technology for innovative and secure client service has been repeatedly recognized over the years. KYL was the first law firm to be awarded the prestigious InfoWorld 100 award and members of the KYL Keeps You Learning “community of experts” have been awarded Distinguished Peer Awards from the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) as well as top honors from Association of Certified eDiscovery Specialists (ACEDS). For more information, visit www.kyl.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.