Benchmark Litigation Names Three Partners to 40 & Under Hotlist

August 13, 2019

Benchmark Litigation named Los Angeles partner Heather Richardson, New York partner Gabrielle Levin and Orange County partner Blaine Evanson to its annual 40 & Under Hotlist, which recognizes the achievements of the nation’s most accomplished legal partners aged 40 or younger.  The list was published on August 4, 2019.

Heather Richardson focuses on health care, insurance, and class action matters.  She has represented health plans and plan sponsors in a variety of lawsuits, arbitrations, and government inquiries on a wide range of issues including reimbursement policy, coverage determinations, quality of care, pharmacy benefits, and provider contracting.

Gabrielle Levin represents clients in employment, securities, and general litigation matters.  She also has experience in the defense of employers in Sarbanes-Oxley and other whistleblower protection litigation, discrimination and retaliation claims, executive compensation disputes, restrictive covenant and trade secret litigation, and wage and hour class actions.

Blaine Evanson practices complex commercial litigation both in the trial court and on appeal. At the trial court level, he has experience in complex motion practice and providing strategic advice to trial counsel preparing for appeal.  At the appellate level, he has represented clients in a wide variety of matters in the U.S. Supreme Court and federal and state appellate courts around the country.