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Michael Shklovsky 2019 Super Lawyer Rising Star

Michael Shklovsky Photo with TieMichael Shklovsky has been named by Super Lawyers to its Northern California Rising Stars list for 2019. This will be the fifth time Michael has been honored as a Rising Star. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers for more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Michael practice is focused on general civil litigation and a member of the Business Litigation Committee of the Business Law Section of the California State Bar.

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Don Black Interviewed for a Recent North Bay Business Journal

Don BlackDon Black interviewed for a recent North Bay Business Journal article on successful succession planning for businesses.


Dan Wilson Selected to Leadership Santa Rosa Class 35

AZ litigation attorney Daniel Wilson has been chosen by Santa Rosa Metro Chamber of Commerce to be part of its selective Leadership Santa Rosa program, which convenes business, nonprofit, and government leaders to collaborate to solve community challenges and further develop their leadership skills. The Chamber’s announcement for Mr. Wilson and his classmates can be found here: http://www.santarosametrochamber.com/leadershipsantarosa/leadership-santa-rosa-class-35/.

Ken R. Cyphers becomes a certified specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law

On August 1, 2018, Ken was certified as a specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California. The requirements to become certified as a specialist include that a significant portion of an attorney’s practice is given to the practice area, completion of a higher number of continuing legal education programs in the specialty area, broad-based and comprehensive experience in the specialty area, favorable evaluations by other attorneys and judges, and the passage of a written examination.

Attorney Ken Cyphers Joins AZ as a Shareholder

Estate Planning and Real Estate attorney, Ken Cyphers, joined AZ as its newest Shareholder. Formerly of Welty & Welty in Healdsburg, Ken has resided in Sonoma County for 15 years. He represents clients in matters involving both simple and complex estate plan drafting, trust & estate administration, and real property and general business transactions. While Ken will be based in AZ’s downtown Santa Rosa office, he will continue to be available to meet with clients in Healdsburg. Anderson Zeigler co-managing director, Wendy Whitson says “We are so excited to welcome Ken to the AZ family! His experience and personality are the perfect fit for our firm and we are happy to be able to offer his services to our extensive client base.” Ken earned his B.A. from New York State University and his J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law. He sits on the boards of the Redwood Empire Estate Planning Council, Healdsburg Chamber of Commerce and, Healdsburg Little League.

Attorney Daniel Wilson Joins Anderson Zeigler as Litigation Associate

On March 5, 2018, Daniel Wilson joined Anderson Zeigler as a litigation associate. Daniel is a skilled trial attorney with experience representing some of the world’s leading companies in a wide range of high-stakes, complex litigation. Prior to joining AZ, Daniel spent several years as an associate at the San Francisco office of Morrison & Foerster LLP. AZ Senior Litigation Partner, Chris Mazzia says “Daniel is an important addition to our litigation team. His experience and talent will enable us to continue to provide the best representation possible to our clients.” Daniel is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania Law School and has a master’s degree from the London School of Economics and a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, where he graduated summa cum laude and was elected Phi Beta Kappa. During law school, Daniel externed at the United States Attorney’s Office in Philadelphia, Philadelphia’s public defender office, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, and the law firm Aluko & Oyebode in Lagos, Nigeria. Prior to law school, Daniel worked as a litigation paralegal in New York City. Daniel, his wife Alex, and their twin boys live in Santa Rosa.

Michael Shklovsky co-authors article on disaster preparedness for law offices “Natural Disasters: One Is On Its Way Towards You”

Read Michael Shklovsky and Mara Erlach’s article on disaster preparedness for law offices. “Natural Disasters: One Is On Its Way Towards You” published in the May/June 2018 volume of Law Practice. Read Article Here or download the PDF here.

North Bay Business Journal publishes Courtney McGee’s article on protecting Trade Secrets.

Read Courtney McGee’s article “The (Trade) Secrets To Success: How to Protect Your Information In A Competitive Marketplace,”
North Bay Business Journal August 28, 2017. Link to article

Donald Black discusses cannabis issues for landlords

Donald Black was interviewed on the impact of cannabis-tenants for landlord’s in the North Bay Business Journal article, “Commercial landlords Reckon with cannabis-tenant challenges”.