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Crowell & Moring Partners Janet Levine and Beatrice Nguyen Named Among California's "Top Women Litigators"

Washington, D.C. - May 13, 2010: Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce that Daily Journal, considered to be California's largest print and online legal news provider, has named Los Angeles-based partner Janet Levine and San Francisco-based partner Beatrice B. Nguyen to its annual list of California's "Top 100 Women Litigators." The award recognizes the victories of women attorneys and celebrates the advancements of women in law. Levine and Nguyen received the award at a ceremony and reception honoring all recipients at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills on May 12, 2010.

Levine, chair of the firm's White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement Group, is an experienced trial and appellate attorney, with extensive experience in espionage, securities, health care, tax, public corruption, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters. She has represented politicians, judges, and licensed professionals in myriad industries, providing defenses against governmental accusations of wrongdoing. Her clients are local, national, and international and include individuals, entities, and government organizations. Levine is one of only two women to hold the position of Co-Chair of the White Collar Crime Committee of the American Bar Association's, Criminal Justice Section. After holding that position for two years, she has been asked to join the Criminal Justice Section Council, its policy making and advisory board. As national Co-Chair of the White Collar Crime Committee of the American Bar Association's, Criminal Justice Section, she also served on the Upjohn Advisory Group, which promulgated important standards regarding Upjohn warnings.

Nguyen is a member of the firm's Antitrust Group and focuses her practice on complex litigation involving antitrust, intellectual property, and unfair competition law. She has experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in complex litigation, domestically and internationally. Nguyen has established herself as an attorney whom clients call for forward planning and courtroom experience. Her results include, powerful motions to dismiss that potentially saved the clients years of litigation and legal fees combined with successful motions for summary judgment that stopped opposing parties in their tracks, as well as favorable out-of-court settlements. Nguyen has also done pro bono work on behalf of a national disability rights group, which helps to protect disabled students who have been neglected and abused.

Daily Journal is the publisher of both Los Angeles Daily Journal and San Francisco Daily Journal.

Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with more than 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.


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