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Walkup Firm Attorneys Named to 2021 Best Lawyers List

Nine attorneys from Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger, recognized for their outstanding contributions to the legal community are included in the latest edition of The Best Lawyers in America. This prestigious achievement is the result of a competitive selection process based on peer reviews. The Best Lawyers list is considered the gold standard of national attorney ratings that recognizes less than 5% of all practicing attorneys in the country.

  • Michael A. Kelly, a shareholder has been recognized on the Best Lawyers list since 2001. Kelly is singled out for his achievements in Mass Tort Litigation-Plaintiffs; Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs.
  • Richard H. Schoenberger, a shareholder has consistently made the Best Lawyers list since 2005 for his impeccable track record in Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs.
  • Matthew Davis, a shareholder has been named to the Best Lawyers list since 2007 for his high-profile verdicts and settlements in Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs.
  • Douglas S. Saeltzer, a shareholder has been listed as one of the Best Lawyers in America since 2009. Saeltzer is recognized this year for his results in Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation-Plaintiffs.
  • Doris Cheng, a shareholder has made the list of Best Lawyers since 2010 for her impressive accomplishments in Medical Malpractice Law-Plaintiffs.
  • Khaldoun A. Baghdadi, a shareholder has been named to the Best Lawyers list since 2012. This year Baghdadi is honored for his work in Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Plaintiffs; Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation-Plaintiffs.
  • Spencer Pahlke, a shareholder has been honored as one of the Best Lawyers since 2014 for his achievements in Personal Injury Litigation on behalf of plaintiffs.
  • Conor M. Kelly, a shareholder has been selected to the Best Lawyers list since 2019 for his success in representing plaintiffs in Personal Injury Litigation.
  • Sara M. Peters, a shareholder has appeared on the Best Lawyers list since 2020. This year she was recognized in the categories of Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation-Plaintiffs.

San Francisco based Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger is one of the premier personal injury firms in the nation that has fought for the rights of injured people for more than six decades.

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