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Chambers USA Ranks 45 Crowell & Moring Attorneys and 18 Leading Practice Areas Among Best in U.S.

Washington, D.C. – June 7, 2012: Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce that it has secured 54 attorney rankings for 45 individual attorneys in the 2012 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business guide. The prestigious rankings are driven by independent interviews of clients and members of the legal community at peer firms.

Highlights also include the ranking of 18 Crowell & Moring practice areas in categories spanning the litigation, regulatory, and transactional capabilities of the firm across five U.S. offices.

In the nationwide category for best practices and attorneys, Chambers USA listed the following rankings:

Climate Change (Band 3)
  • Partner Jeffrey A. Smith (Band 3)

Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)

  • Partner Jennifer N. Waters (Band 5)
Environment (Band 4)

Government: Government Contracts (Band 1)
  • Partner Angela B. Styles (Band 4)
  • Partner Daniel R. Forman (Band U - Up & Coming)
  • Partner Kent R. Morrison (Band 3)
  • Partner Terry Albertson (Band 1)
  • Partner Thomas P. Humphrey (Band 2)
  • Partner W. Stanfield Johnson (Band S - Senior Statesmen)
Government: Government Contracts: Bid Protests
  • Partner Thomas P. Humphrey (Spotlight table)
Government: Government Contracts: Costs Disputes
  • Partner Terry Albertson (Spotlight table)
Healthcare: Regulatory & Litigation
  • Partner Arthur N. Lerner (Band 3)
  • Partner John T. Brennan Jr (Band 1)
Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer (Band 4)
  • Partner Clifford B. Hendler (Band 3)
  • Partner Paul W. Kalish (Band 3)
International Arbitration (Band 4)
  • Partner Henry Guy Burnett (Band 5)
International Trade (Band 4)

International Trade: Customs
  • Partner John B. Brew (Band 3)
International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions
  • Partner Jeffrey L. Snyder (Band 1)
Litigation: E-Discovery
  • Partner Jeane A. Thomas (Band 2)
Tax: Controversy
  • Partner Harold J. Heltzer (Band 4)
Transportation: Aviation: Regulatory (Band 1)
  • Counsel Gerald F. Murphy (Band U - Up & Coming)
  • Partner Lorraine B. Halloway (Band 1)
  • Partner R. Bruce Keiner Jr. (Band S - Senior Statesmen)
In the California category for best practices and attorneys, Chambers USA listed the following rankings:

Construction (Band 3)

Construction: Mediators
  • Senior Partner Randall L. Erickson (Band 3)
Healthcare
  • Partner William A. Helvestine (Band 2)
Litigation: General Commercial
  • Partner Gregory D. Call (Band 5)
Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Band 2)
  • Partner Janet Levine (Band 1)
  • Partner Jeffrey H. Rutherford (Band U - Up & Coming)
  • Partner John Vandevelde (Star Individuals)
In the District of Columbia category for best practices and attorneys, Chambers USA listed the following rankings:

Antitrust (Band 3)
  • Partner Christopher E. Ondeck (Band U – Up & Coming)
  • Partner Kent A. Gardiner (Band 3)
  • Partner Robert A. Lipstein (Band 5)
  • Partner Wm. Randolph Smith (Band 2)
Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Band 2)
  • Partner Mark D. Plevin (Band 2)
Corporate/M&A & Private Equity (Band 3)
  • Partner James R. Stuart III (Band 4)
  • Partner Mitchell L. Rabinowitz (Band 3)
Environment (Band 2)
  • Partner Chet M. Thompson (Band 4)
  • Senior Counsel David E. Menotti (Band 2)
  • Partner Richard E. Schwartz (Band 3)
Healthcare (Band 2)
  • Partner Arthur N. Lerner (Band 1)
  • Partner John T. Brennan Jr (Band 1)
Insurance: Insurer (Band 1)
  • Partner Clifford B. Hendler (Band 2)
  • Partner Jonathan H. Pittman (Band 4)
  • Partner Paul W. Kalish (Band 2)
Intellectual Property (Band 4)
  • Partner Jeffrey D. Sanok (Band 4)
  • Partner Mark Supko (Band 3)
Intellectual Property: Litigation (Band 3)
  • Partner Jeffrey D. Sanok (Band 4)
  • Partner Mark Supko (Band 3)
Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution
  • Partner Stephen W. Palan (Band U - Up & Coming)
Litigation (Band 4)

Litigation: General Commercial
  • Partner Kathleen Taylor Sooy (Band 3)
Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Partner Philip T. Inglima (Band 3)
Tax
  • Partner Harold J. Heltzer (Band 3)
In the New York category for best practices and attorneys, Chambers USA listed the following rankings:

Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer
  • Partner Harry P. Cohen (Band 3)
Environment: Mainly Transactional
  • Partner Jeffrey A. Smith (Band 1)
Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Partner Daniel L. Zelenko (Band U – Up & Coming)

Chambers' staff of full-time researchers conduct in-depth interviews with attorneys and clients and make selections based on satisfaction, professional ability and reputation. The USA Guide was first introduced in 2003. Based in London, Chambers and Partners began as general book publishers in 1969. Chambers USA can be accessed online at: http://www.chambersandpartners.com/USA/Firms/2838-70555.

Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with approximately 500 lawyers representing clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory, and transactional matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity. The firm has offices in Washington, DC, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, Anchorage, London, and Brussels.

Contact(s):

Christine Elfmann
PR & Internal Communications Specialist
+1 202.508.8848
Email: celfmann@crowell.com


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