David Graeler and Patrick Richard Selected as "California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year"
Nossaman Partners David Graeler and Patrick Richard have been named 2014 California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year (CLAY). This is the 18th year the CLAY Awards have recognized lawyers throughout California whose legal work has made a significant impact. This year, these Nossaman attorneys are among the 57 attorneys throughout the state to receive the distinction.
Mr. Graeler and Mr. Richard were recognized in the Litigation category for their representation of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in FDIC as Receiver for IndyMac Bank v. Van Dellen. The publication's press release states, "Richard and Graeler, representing the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation as receiver of IndyMac Bank, led a trial team that won the FDIC's first—and to date only—jury verdict (totaling $168.8 million) against former officers of a failed financial institution following the financial crisis of 2008."