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Crowell & Moring Partner Wins DuPont Legal Leaders Circle Award

Washington, D.C. – April 20, 2004: Crowell & Moring LLP partner Kathleen Sooy recently received the prestigious Dupont Legal Leaders Circle Award. The Award, instituted in 2002, recognizes outstanding service to DuPont and to the DuPont network of law firms and service providers. Honorees are chosen by a committee of DuPont staff and DuPont outside counsel and providers for outstanding legal work as well as outstanding service to the DuPont Legal Model. DuPont Annual Conference ended with a presentation ceremony at which Kathleen was given her award.

Kathleen focuses her practice on national litigation management, acting as national coordinating counsel to companies in commercial and product liability litigation. Clients look to Kathleen for her expertise in class action litigation, both in the United States and Canada. Her experience also includes coordination of strategies in the litigation, government relations and public relations arenas when industries are under attack by government lawsuits. Kathleen handles significant RICO litigation, including federal appellate practice. She also acts as an account manager for the Firm's work as a DuPont primary law firm.

DuPont is well known in the legal community for its DuPont Legal Model in working with outside legal counsel and service providers. Diversity is one of the five core principles of the DuPont Legal Model. As part of its commitment to diversity, DuPont has established a wide variety of programs to promote the careers of women.

Crowell & Moring LLP, a full-service law firm with more than 300 experienced attorneys, is dedicated to providing the highest caliber of legal services and committed to solving legal problems and providing business solutions in the most effective and cost efficient way. The firm has its principal office in Washington, D.C., but also maintains offices in Irvine, California, London, and Brussels.


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