Southern  California “Super Lawyer,” Health Care, Los Angeles magazine, 2006,  2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 , 2017 and 2018. 

LexisNexus Martindale-Hubbell “AV” rated (peer review rated “A” – very high to preeminent legal 
ability; “V” – very high general ethical standards), 1986-2018.

    -Best Lawyers in America, Health Care Law, 2015 and 2016.

Recipient  of the Warren Williams Award from the American Psychiatric Association  and the California Psychiatric Association for extraordinary  contributions to the profession of psychiatry and for advocacy of  quality care for patients, 2008. 

Recipient of the President’s Special Recognition Award, California Psychiatric Association, July 2006. 

Listed in The Legal Media Guide to the Leading U.S. Healthcare Lawyers, 2006. 

Recipient of the California Psychiatric Association’s Edward Rudin, M.D., Award for Excellence in 
Government Relations, 2000. 

National First Prize (co-recipient) Association of Trial Lawyers of America Environmental Law Essay Contest, 1973. 

Order of the Coif, UCLA School of Law, 1973. 

Russell Sage Foundation Resident in Law and Social Science, UCLA School of Law, 1970-1972. 

National Defense Education Act Fellow, 1965-1967 

Woodrow Wilson Foundation Fellow, 1964-1965 

Phi Beta Kappa, UCLA, 1964.