SAN DIEGO, CA—The national law firm of Baron & Budd is pleased to announce that attorney Torri Sherlin has been named 2020 California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year (CLAY) by the Daily Journal. The award recognizes attorneys throughout California whose work made a significant impact on the law, the legal profession, or a practice area. Sherlin works in the Baron & Budd Environmental Litigation Group litigating complex environmental cases all over the country.
In the only major California wildfire settlement in 2019, and the most comprehensive public entity wildfire resolution in the history of the state of California, Sherlin obtained a $360 million settlement with Southern California Edison on behalf of 23 public entities for taxpayer, public, and environmental losses caused by the 2017 Thomas and Koenigstein Fires, the 2018 Montecito Debris Flows, and the 2018 Woolsey Fire. Sherlin helped lead a team of several Baron & Budd lawyers and paralegals including Shareholder Scott Summy, Stephen Johnston, Staci Olson, Chris Edwards, Jennifer Hutchison, Erin McIntosh, and Kelley Peters, among others.