Two lawyers from Reed Smith’s Los Angeles office are featured in Super Lawyers’ 2023 Southern California Rising Stars list, the international law firm announced today.

Related Professionals: Brian P. Cadigan Brittany M. Hernandez

Brian Cadigan was honored in the Class Action category and Brittany Hernandez was recognized for Employment Litigation: Defense.

Cadigan defends high-profile product liability, medical device and drug cases throughout the country in state and federal courts.

Hernandez represents employers both in state and federal court, and has handled claims involving overtime, minimum wage, meal and rest periods, waiting time penalties and wage statements.

To be selected as a Rising Star, lawyers must either be 40 years old or younger, or have been in practice for 10 years or fewer. Super Lawyers selects lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Visit to learn more about the selection process.