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Crowell & Moring Among Law360's "Practice Groups of the Year" for Competition, Consumer Protection, and Government Contracts

Washington, D.C. – January 31, 2014: Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce that its Advertising & Product Risk Management, Antitrust, and Government Contracts groups have been named to Law360's "Practice Groups of the Year" listings in the areas of consumer protection, competition, and government contracts. Law360 recognizes "firms that excelled at getting the job done for clients in litigation and deals in 2013."

The profile of the firm's Advertising & Product Risk Management Group notes, "For every clever idea consumer products companies invent to get a leg up on competitors, there are unforeseen pitfalls as the marketplace evaluates advertising claims, and the attorneys of Crowell & Moring's Advertising & Product Risk Management Group specialize in helping clients navigate the complex landscape of regulatory consumer products."

In the competition category, the editors highlight the firm's Antitrust Group that is comprised of approximately 70 full-time competition practitioners focusing on the firm's litigation, plaintiff's recovery, mergers and acquisitions, cartel defense, and counseling and training work. Specifically, the editors report, "Crowell & Moring's antitrust team not only had a hand in a variety of high-value transactions last year - and dealt with five ‘second requests' from U.S. regulators eyeing proposed tie-ups - but has been involved in noteworthy litigation…"

Cited as having a "banner year in 2013" and ranked as "Elite" by Law360 for having been honored in all four years the recognition has been awarded, the article highlighting Crowell & Moring's Government Contracts Group reports, "The group boasts approximately 60 core government contracts attorneys, supplemented by corporate, intellectual property, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, M&A and other specialists who team up to offer clients comprehensive services in every aspect of government contracts law…"

In order to determine the 2013 "Practice Groups of the Year" awards, Law360 selected winners based on the significance of the litigation wins or deals worked on, the size and complexity of the litigation wins or deals worked on, the number of significant, large or complex deals the group worked on, or lawsuits the group won between November 1, 2012, and November 1, 2013.

To view the firm's Advertising & Product Risk Management Group profile, please click here.

To view the firm's Antitrust Group profile, please click here.

To view the firm's Government Contracts Group profile, please click here.

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.


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