Professional and Civic Activities

TDM lawyers participate in a wide range of professional and civic activities.

Ed Towle is A.V. rated in Martindale-Hubbell and has been elected to the Southern California Super Lawyers in Business Litigation between 2004 and 2010. He currently is a member of the panel of arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association and has served on the Board of Trustees for Marymount High School-Los Angeles.

Michael Denison is A.V. rated in Martindale-Hubbell.  He was selected for inclusion in the Top Attorneys of North America 2020-2021 edition by The Who’s Who Directories.  He also was elected to the Southern California Super Lawyers in Civil Litigation defense between 2004 and 2010.  He has authored a number of legal publications, including the following: “California Summary Judgment 2019” (CEB, Chapter 4; originally published in 2010), and “Making and Opposing Special Motions to Strike Under the California Anti-SLAPP Statute,” CEB Action Guide (August 2014; originally published Spring 2004).  He has served as an assistant coach and team manager for the American Youth Soccer Organization, and is currently a scout for the Swarthmore College women’s soccer team (2015 to present).