The law firm of Valensi Rose, PLC is pleased to announce that Autumn Ronda, an attorney in the Firm’s tax and wealth planning department, and Nitasha Khanna, an attorney in the Firm’s family law department, have been named 2017 Southern California Rising Stars.

Autumn and Nitasha were recognized for this honor in the September 2017 issue of Los Angeles magazine in a feature called The Top Women Attorneys in Southern California.

This is the fifth consecutive year that Autumn has received this honor, and the fourth consecutive year that Nitasha has earned the designation, which is bestowed on only the top 2.5% of attorneys who are under age 40, or in practice for less than 10 years.

Autumn holds an MBA and Master of Laws in Taxation in addition to her law degree, enabling her to act as both a legal advisor and a strategic business partner to her clients. While she specializes in designing multigenerational wealth transfer strategies, she also handles complex trust and probate administration matters, and practices in a wide range of tax and other transactional areas, including international tax planning, charitable planning, and business and real estate transactions.

Autumn was an Adjunct Professor of Law at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, where she taught the law school’s Estate Planning course. Autumn is very active in the community, and has held many prestigious leadership positions, including roles with the State Bar of California, the Beverly Hills Bar Association Barristers and the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

Nitasha KhannaNitasha manages all phases of Dissolution of Marriage, Legal Separation, Paternity, and Domestic Violence cases, including child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support, property division, legal discovery, and restraining orders.  She has acted as lead counsel in cases involving highly litigated child custody battles, and for clients with multi-million-dollar estates with complex financial issues.

Nitasha completed her legal studies at Southwestern University School of Law. During law school, she externed in the Major Fraud Division of the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, and in the Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice.

Valensi Rose congratulates our Rising Star attorneys, Autumn and Nitasha!