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Legal 500 United States Ranks Crowell & Moring as "Top Tier" Firm in 5 Practice Areas

Government Contracts Co-Chair Daniel Forman Recognized as “Leading Lawyer”  

Washington – June 22, 2017: Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as a “Top Tier” firm in five practice areas in the 10th edition of the Legal 500 United States. In addition, partner Daniel R. Forman, co-chair of the firm’s Government Contracts Group and Management Board member, has been named one of 12 “Leading Lawyers” in the Government Contracts category.

Legal 500 recognized Crowell & Moring in the following categories:

  • Government: Government Contracts (Tier 1)
  • Dispute Resolution: International Trade (Tier 3)
  • Insurance: Advice to Insurers (Tier 3)
  • Antitrust: Civil Litigation/Class Action (Tier 5)
  • Dispute Resolution: General Commercial Disputes (Tier 5)

Crowell & Moring is one of just three firms with a tier-one ranking in the Government Contracts category. Forman was noted for his leadership of the group and high-profile work in bid protests, False Claims Act and qui tam litigation, and investigations.

Legal 500 evaluates the legal market in more than 90 countries. The guide's editorial driven rankings are based on the opinions of the editors and research they conduct with competitors, peers, and clients. The country chapters and recommendations can be viewed online at www.legal500.com.

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About Crowell & Moring’s Government Contracts Group

For nearly 40 years, Crowell & Moring's nationally recognized Government Contracts Group has set the standard for effective legal guidance in this highly complex arena. With approximately 60 attorneys, it is one of the largest and most reputable government contracts practices in the United States and worldwide. The group's experience covers virtually every aspect of the increasingly complex and heavily regulated government contracts and grants process, from entering the government marketplace and bidding on public contracts to complying with complex regulatory regimes and performing contracts, litigating disputes, and handling terminations. The group publishes the Government Contracts Legal Forum blog, (www.governmentcontractslegalforum.com), which provides legal insight on current issues for government contractors. Follow the group on Twitter at @GovConCrowell.

About Crowell & Moring’s International Dispute Resolution Group

Crowell & Moring’s International Dispute Resolution (IDR) Group delivers end-to-end advice on the full range of business and governmental disputes worldwide. Together with its affiliate firm, C&M International (CMI) – an international policy and regulatory affairs consulting firm – and the firm’s International Trade Group, the IDR Group provides pre-dispute counseling on investment decisions and dispute resolution clauses, pre-arbitration assistance on potential geopolitical approaches to resolving disputes, representation in international commercial and investment arbitrations, litigation involving sovereigns, and litigation to enforce international arbitral awards.

About Crowell & Moring’s Insurance Group

Crowell & Moring’s Insurance/Reinsurance Group handles a wide range of insurance and reinsurance disputes, including hundreds of arbitrations (in the U.S., United Kingdom, and Bermuda) and coverage litigation in virtually every U.S. state. The group’s lawyers act as litigators and dealmakers; trial lawyers and settlement professionals; and advocates and advisors. The group’s experience spans all of the major industry segments – life, health, property-casualty – and all of the lines of business, including insurance, reinsurance, captives, runoffs, and Special-Purpose Vehicles (SPVs).

About Crowell & Moring’s Antitrust Group

Crowell & Moring's Antitrust Group is recognized as one of the leading practices in the United States and around the world. Clients engage the firm to help navigate their most complex competition law issues, including: international merger control; private damages actions; cartel investigations and litigation; government investigations; and counseling and compliance.  The group’s approximately 80 lawyers routinely represent industry-leading companies in some of the largest and most complex mergers and acquisitions in recent history – including successful DOJ clearance of AT&T’s $67 billion acquisition of DIRECTV, one of the 20 largest transactions of all time – as well as in both affirmative recovery and defense-side antitrust litigation. The firm’s antitrust litigators have achieved major results, including ongoing defense of United Airlines, DuPont, CSX, leading health care distributor Owens & Minor, and Blue Cross plans, as well as the recovery of tens of millions of dollars for clients including Oracle and Motorola. 

About Crowell & Moring LLP

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, DC, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, London, and Brussels.

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+1 202.508.8848
Email: celfmann@crowell.com


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