Attorneys Randall Willoughby, Alexander Stuart, Bradley Bening, Ronald Cook and Ellyn Nesbit were selected by their peers for inclusion to The Best Lawyers in America© 2016. Mr. Stuart was also named the Best Lawyers® 2016 Insurance Law “Lawyer of the Year” in San Jose. Mr. Willoughby was recognized for his work in Insurance Law and Personal Injury Litigation Defense; Mr. Stuart was recognized for his work in Commercial Litigation and Insurance Law; Mr. Bening and Mr. Cook were recognized for their work in Insurance Law; and Ms. Nesbit was recognized for her work in Appellate Practice. Additionally, partner Alexander F. Stuart has been named the Best Lawyers’ 2016 San Jose Insurance Law “Lawyer of the Year”. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers® is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey. Over 52,000 leading attorneys cast more than 5.5 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas.