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Chambers USA Ranks 53 Crowell & Moring Attorneys and 20 Leading Practice Areas Among Best in U.S.

Washington, D.C. – May 19, 2015: Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce that it has secured 64 attorney rankings for 53 individual attorneys in the 2015 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 20 Crowell & Moring practice areas in categories spanning the litigation, regulatory, and transactional capabilities of the firm across six 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)

Antitrust

  • Partner Wm. Randolph Smith (Band 3)

Climate Change (Band 3)

  • Partner Chet M. Thompson (Band 3)

Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation) (Band 4)

  • Partner Larry F. Eisenstat (Band 1)
  • Partner Richard Lehfeldt (Band 4)

Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)

  • Partner Jennifer N. Waters (Band 5)

Environment (Band 3)

Government: Government Contracts (Band 1)

  • Partner Angela B. Styles (Band 3)
  • Partner Daniel R. Forman (Band 4)
  • Partner David Bodenheimer (Band 3)
  • Partner Peter Eyre (Band 4)
  • Partner Terry Albertson (Band 1)
  • Partner Thomas P. Humphrey (Band 2)

Government: Government Contracts: Bid Protests

  • Partner Thomas P. Humphrey (Spotlight Table)

Government: Government Contracts: Costs Disputes

  • Partner Terry Albertson (Spotlight Table)

Healthcare: Regulatory & Litigation (Band 4)

  • Partner Arthur N. Lerner (Band 2)
  • Partner John T. Brennan Jr. (Band 1)

Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer (Band 3)

  • Partner Clifford B. Hendler (Band 3)
  • Partner Paul W. Kalish (Band 2)
  • Partner Mark Plevin (Band 3)

International Trade (Band 4)

International Trade: Customs

  • Partner John B. Brew (Band 2)

International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions

  • Partner Jeffrey L. Snyder (Band 2)

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 2)
  • Associate Steven Seiden (Associates to Watch)

Transportation: Aviation: Finance

  • Eileen Gleimer (Band 3)

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

Environment, Natural Resources & Regulatory Industries (Band 2)

  • Counsel Jonathan Katchen (Band Up & Coming)
  • Partner Kyle Parker (Band 2)

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

Antitrust

  • Partner Daniel A. Sasse (Up & Coming)

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

  • Partner Mark Plevin (Band 2)

Healthcare

  • Partner Kevin Kroeker (Band 4)
  • Partner William A. Helvestine (Band 1)

Insurance: Insurer

  • 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 3)

In the District of Columbia category for best practices and attorneys, Chambers USA listed the following rankings:

Antitrust (Band 4)

  • Partner Kent A. Gardiner (Band 4)
  • Partner Wm. Randolph Smith (Band 2)

Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Band 3)

  • Partner Monique D. Almy (Band 4)

Corporate/M&A & Private Equity (Band 3)

  • Partner James R. Stuart III (Band 3)
  • Partner Mitchell L. Rabinowitz (Band 2)
  • Partner Samuel E. Feigin (Band 4)

Environment (Band 2)

  • Partner Chet M. Thompson (Band 3)
  • Senior Counsel David E. Menotti (Senior Statesmen)
  • Partner Kirsten L. Nathanson (Band 5)
  • 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 Deirdre G. Johnson (Recognised Practitioner)
  • Partner Paul W. Kalish (Band 2)
  • Partner William C. O’Neill (Band 4)

Intellectual Property: Litigation (Band 3)

  • Partner Jeffrey D. Sanok (Band 4)
  • Partner Mark Supko (Band 3)

Litigation: General Commercial (Band 4)

  • Partner Kathleen Taylor Sooy (Band 2)

Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Band 3)

  • Partner Philip T. Inglima (Band 2)
  • Partner Thomas A. Hanusik (Band 4)
  • Partner Richard Beizer (Band 5)

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 5)

Environment: Mainly Transactional

  • Partner Jeffrey A. Smith (Band 1)

Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer

  • Partner Harry P. Cohen (Band 3)

Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations

  • Partner Daniel L. Zelenko (Band 4)

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/guide/usa/5.

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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