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Chambers USA Ranks 45 Crowell & Moring Attorneys and 19 Leading Practice Areas Among Best in U.S.

Washington, D.C. – May 24, 2013: Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce that it has secured 55 attorney rankings for 45 individual attorneys in the 2013 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 19 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:

Advertising: Litigation

  • Partner Christopher A. Cole (Band 2)

Climate Change (Band 3)

  • Partner Jeffrey A. Smith (Band 3)
  • Partner Chet M. Thompson (Band 3)

Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)

  • Partner Jennifer N. Waters (Band 5)

Environment (Band 3)

Government: Government Contracts (Band 1)

  • Partner Angela B. Styles (Band 4)
  • Partner Daniel R. Forman (Band U - Up & Coming)
  • 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 3)

  • Partner Clifford B. Hendler (Band 3)
  • Partner Paul W. Kalish (Band 3)

International Arbitration (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)

  • Partner Gerald F. Murphy (Band 3)
  • Partner Lorraine B. Halloway (Band 1)

In the Alaska category for best practices and attorneys, Chambers USA listed the following ranking:

Environment, Natural Resources & Regulatory Industries (Band 2)

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

Construction (Band 4)

Construction: Mediators

  • Senior Partner Randall L. Erickson (Band 2)

Healthcare

  • Partner William A. Helvestine (Band 2)

Insurance

  • Partner Mark D. Plevin (Band 3)

Litigation: General Commercial (Band 5)

  • Partner Douglas W. Sullivan (Band 5)
  • Partner Gregory D. Call (Band 4)
  • Senior Counsel Michael A. Kahn (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 (Band S – Senior Statesmen)

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 5)
  • Partner Kent A. Gardiner (Band 3)
  • 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 3)
  • Senior Counsel David E. Menotti (Band 2)
  • Partner Kirsten L. Nathanson (Band U – Up & Coming)
  • Partner Richard E. Schwartz (Band 3)
  • Partner Steven P. Quarles (Band 5)

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 Paul W. Kalish (Band 2)

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 2)

Tax

  • Partner Harold J. Heltzer (Band 3)

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

Antitrust

  • Counsel Olivier N. Antoine (Band U – Up & Coming)

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. Click here to access Chambers USA online.

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, D.C., 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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