Press Release

Six of the firm’s attorneys receive prestigious honor from Thomson Reuters

Burlingame, CA , July 16, 2020 – Carr McClellan, P.C., one of the Bay Area’s leading law firms, is pleased to announce that 6 of its attorneys have been designated as 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers®. The list of designated Super Lawyers at Carr McClellan now includes: Lage E. Andersen, Daniel G. Brown, J. Craig Crawford, Kimberly Culp, Thomas J. Gray and Edward J. Willig.

Lage Andersen has practiced tax law with Carr McClellan for over four decades. Throughout his career, Lage’s goal has always been to minimize his clients’ tax burdens, and he guides his clients through the tax implications of a wide range of situations: a sale or exchange of property, a corporate merger or acquisition, a payment received in settlement of a lawsuit, an audit, a tax litigation or a tax collection dispute.

Dan Brown helps clients by successfully handling complex and simple wealth transfers, estate and trust administration, and related controversies. He has been certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in estate planning, trust and probate law.

Craig Crawford works with technology companies and other clients to resolve their most complex commercial disputes. He helps his clients protect their most valuable assets — their intellectual property and their employees — against their competitors’ unlawful tactics.

Kimberly Culp works with digital media, video game, and consumer products companies to resolve their high-stakes intellectual property issues. A comprehensive counsel, Kimberly is skilled at advising her clients on product and marketing issues, providing advertising law training, and establishing effective compliance programs.

Tom Gray has been practicing law for over 20 years. His practice focuses on complex intellectual property and technology litigation and counseling with an emphasis on trade secret, patent, technology licensing and internet-related matters. Tom has significant and wide-ranging litigation experience and has represented numerous Silicon Valley technology companies, as well as companies in traditional industries.

Ed Willig offers comprehensive legal representation to businesses of all sizes. With a proven understanding of the financial and operational concerns of his clients, Ed provides strategic counsel in navigating and negotiating significant transactions. Working in tandem with business owners and top-level management, he assists in the formulation of long-term strategies that enhance fiscal stability and business growth.

Ed Willig, President of Carr McClellan, stated that “We’re very pleased that over 40% of our lawyers have been recognized as Super Lawyers®. Each of our lawyers is a recognized expert in their practice area, using their skills and experience every day to help our clients achieve their goals.”

Each year, no more than 5% of the lawyers in Northern California are selected by Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.