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Crowell & Moring's Kathy Kirmayer and Doug Sullivan Recognized Among "2013 BTI Client Service All-Stars" by BTI Consulting Group Inc.

Washington, D.C. – March 6, 2013: Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce that Washington, D.C. based Litigation Group partner Kathryn D. Kirmayer and San Francisco based Litigation Group partner Douglas W. Sullivan have been named to BTI Consulting Group's list of 2013 "Client Service All-Stars," which recognizes attorneys who deliver the highest levels of excellent client service.

To compile this annual list, BTI interviewed more than 240 corporate counsel from Fortune 1000 corporations in over 15 industries to gather feedback on all aspects of client relationships. Those interviewed were asked to identify attorneys who deliver excellent service in five defined key areas, which include client focus, exceptional understanding of the client's business, outsized value, legal skills, and the ability to deliver outstanding results.

According to BTI President Michael Rynowecer, these attorneys "were recognized for their intense focus, exceptional understanding of their client's business, ability to deliver a plan of action that yields results and their overall legal prowess."

Kirmayer is a trial attorney who focuses on complex business litigation and arbitration. She has particular experience in disputes that disrupt, or threaten to disrupt, long-term commercial relationships, such as joint venture disputes, long-term supply disputes, and licensing disputes. Kirmayer's active docket typically includes antitrust cases, such as recovery matters on behalf of long-term firm clients, as well as substantial pre-litigation counseling. She is currently vice-chair of the firm's Finance Committee, and frequently writes and presents on the subject of value-based billing.

Sullivan focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, including mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, entertainment, partnership disputes and dissolutions, construction, real estate, environmental, insurance and securities litigation. He has significant trial experience in state and federal courts, having acted as lead counsel in approximately 15 trials. 

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, D.C., New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, Anchorage, London, and Brussels.


Douglas W. Sullivan
Senior Counsel
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