Steven H. Wilhelm selected to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for 2022 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP).

New York, NY, United States – 04-27-2022 –

Steven H. Wilhelm was recently selected to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for 2022 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP). 

While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in and of itself. Only a few select members are chosen for the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. These special honorees are selected to receive this award based on their longevity in their fields, contributions to society, and impact on their industries. This December Steven will receive this award at IAOTP’s 2022 Annual Awards Gala held at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas.

With over four decades of experience practicing law, Mr. Wilhelm has proven himself an accomplished professional and expert in his field. With various firms in his past career, Mr. Wilhelm began his practice, Steven H. Wilhelm, A.P.C, in 1980. Currently offering multiple services in areas of business, real estate, and estates trust, with its primary focus being business transactional work and business litigation across the entire business spectrum. The firm employs a passionate approach on behalf of its clients while remaining rational and experienced to achieve the best possible results in each case.

The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami, stated “Choosing Steven for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make. He is brilliant at what he does and has contributed much to the legal profession. We are looking forward to celebrating him at the gala.” 

Steven, a former Olympian alternate (1972), has demonstrated his intense drive and determination personally and professionally. He spent his first year of law school splitting his time between studies, a part-time job, and training for the Olympics.

Prior to his career in law, Mr. Wilhelm went against his family tradition of attending Stanford to attend the University of Kansas on academic and athletic scholarships instead. Mr. Wilhelm took a sabbatical to Kansas in 1976 to obtain his license to practice law in Kansas. Upon his return, he joined the Law Offices of Joseph St. John, where he handled complex civil litigation and established the infrastructure for the firm’s business and business litigation section.

Steven has been recognized for his outstanding leadership and commitment to his profession throughout his illustrious career. Peers have voted him and his firm as one of the top business law firms in San Diego County for multiple years. They have also been honored by the Leading Lawyer Association, Lawyers of Distinction, and Who’s Who of Top Attorneys of North America. In 2021 Steven was featured in TIP (Top Industry Professionals) Magazine by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP). Also, in 2021 he was honored at IAOTP’s Annual Awards Gala for his selection as Top Attorney of the Year 2021, and he was featured on the famous Reuters Billboard in Times Square NYC. This year he will receive IAOTP’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas in December 2022. He is a member of the California Bar Association, San Diego Bar Association, Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, and the Kansas Bar Association. Mr. Wilhelm has an AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell since 1980 and has been recognized worldwide in numerous magazines and publications.

Mr. Wilhelm attributes his success to his perseverance and staying passionate in all his business endeavors. When not working, he enjoys traveling and spending time with his family. In the future, he plans to continue to help businesses and individuals.

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The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization that handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries. These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers, and help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join. After a brief interview, you have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member. 

IAOTP’s experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals worldwide the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped build their branding empires. IAOTP prides itself on being a one-of-a-kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.

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