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Crowell & Moring's Insurance/Reinsurance Group Nominated for Chambers USA "Award of Excellence"

Washington, D.C. – May 27, 2014: Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce that the firm's Insurance/Reinsurance Group was nominated to the Chambers & Partners shortlist for the 2014 Chambers USA "Awards for Excellence" in the "Insurance" category. These awards are based on Chambers' research from the 2014 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. The award ceremony was held in New York on May 22, 2014, at the publications' ninth annual event. More than 500 guests attended the gala, which honored the achievements of the United States legal world.

To view a full list of the firms shortlisted for the 2014 Chambers USA "Awards for Excellence" please click here. To view the full list of winners, please click here.

In the 2014 edition of Chambers USA, Crowell & Moring's Insurance/Reinsurance Group received the following rankings for the practice and individuals:

Nationwide Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer (Band 3)

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

California Insurance: Insurer

  • Partner Mark D. Plevin (Band 3)

District of Columbia Insurance: Insurer (Band 1)

  • Partner Clifford B. Hendler (Band 2)
  • Partner Paul W. Kalish (Band 2)
  • Partner William C. O'Neill (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

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.


Christine Elfmann
Senior Communications Manager