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Two TroyGould Attorneys Selected for the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®

LOS ANGELES – (September 17, 2021) – TroyGould, a nationally recognized business and securities law firm, announced today that thwo of its attorneys were included in the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Attorneys named to the prestigious rankings were recognized by their peers. For the latest edition, more than 10.8 million evaluations were analyzed, with only 5% of lawyers in private practice in the United States selected.

The selected TroyGould attorneys are:

“As TroyGould celebrates 50 years of success, we are honored to have key members of our team recognized by their peers throughout the country,” said Istvan Benko, Managing Partner of Los Angeles-based TroyGould.  “We are very appreciative of the talents and dedication that David and Chris provide our clients.”

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

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.

About TroyGould
Celebrating 50 years of success as one of Southern California’s leading business law firms, TroyGould is recognized in the U.S. and abroad for its success in helping both U.S. and non-U.S entities and individuals achieve their business goals.  The firm’s transactional and litigation clients range from emerging companies to middle-market and Fortune 500 companies across a diverse set of industries including technology, life sciences, healthcare, entertainment/media, renewable energy, manufacturing, food and beverage, real estate and consumer products. For more information, visit


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