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Three TroyGould Attorneys Selected for the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

LOS ANGELES – (September 3, 2020) – TroyGould, a nationally recognized business and securities law firm that celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2020, announced today that three of its attorneys were included in the 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Attorneys named to the prestigious rankings were recognized by their peers. For the latest edition, more than 8 million votes were analyzed, with only 5% of lawyers in private practice in the United States selected.

The selected TroyGould attorneys are:

“It is an honor for the firm to have several key members of our team recognized by their peers throughout the country,” said Istvan Benko, chairman of Los Angeles-based TroyGould. “We are very appreciative of both the talents and dedication that Chris, David and Marc provide our clients.”

Mr. Lilly is a trial lawyer with extensive experience in employment, securities and finance, and entertainment, as well as appellate matters. He is chair of the firm’s Recruiting Committee. Before joining TroyGould, he was an associate with Morrison & Foerster LLP, where he worked extensively on the defense of securities fraud and wage and hour class action cases.

Mr. Ficksman’s practice focuses on securities, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and domestic and international corporate finance. He also assists clients in preparing for and responding to investigations and litigation. He represents clients in a wide variety of industries, including life sciences, telecommunications, software, publishing, environmental and financial services.

Mr. Brown is a member of TroyGould’s Corporate Department. He has represented publicly traded companies, privately held companies and agricultural cooperatives in various corporate, securities and regulatory law matters, including mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings, executive compensation plans and issues unique to agricultural cooperatives.

About TroyGould

TroyGould is a nationally recognized law firm in business for 50 years that uses creative and efficient means to help its clients achieve their goals. The firm’s clients range from start-ups to middle-market and Fortune 500 companies in a variety of industries, including life sciences, technology, financial services, food and beverage, entertainment/media, manufacturing, real estate, consumer products, health care and natural resources. For more information, visit

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