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Legal 500 United States Ranks Crowell & Moring’s Tax Group

Washington, D.C. – June 22, 2007: Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce that the firm's Tax Group has been ranked by The Legal 500 U.S.-Volume III, in the area of tax controversy. The prestigious rankings are driven by independent interviews of clients and members of the legal community at outside law firms. Three firm lawyers recognized in this category include, Harold J. Heltzer, chair of Crowell & Moring's Tax Group, and partners Alex E. Sadler and Robert L. Willmore.

"Our Tax Group has the ability to serve clients with increasingly complex global needs ranging from tax planning and litigation to consulting and legislative work," said Heltzer.

The Legal 500 U.S. Litigation book is the third of four guides covering the U.S. legal market. The firm's Corporate Group was also recently ranked in the 2007 Legal 500 U.S.-Volume I (Corporate and Finance) book for its mergers and acquisitions work, and the firm's Intellectual Property Group was ranked in the 2007 Legal 500 U.S.-Volume II (Intellectual Property, Media, Technology, and Telecoms) in the categories of IP: non-contentious/transactional - Patent Re-examination and IP: non-contentious/transactional - Patent Prosecution: International Clients. For nearly 20 years, The Legal 500 has been providing independent commentary on law firms in more than 90 different countries/jurisdictions. For more information, visit www.legal500.com.

Crowell & Moring LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 350 lawyers practicing in litigation, antitrust, government contracts, corporate, intellectual property and more than 40 other practice areas. More than two-thirds of the firm's lawyers regularly litigate disputes on behalf of domestic and international corporations, start-up businesses, and individuals. Crowell & Moring's extensive client work ranges from advising on one of the world's largest telecommunications mergers to representing governments and corporations on international arbitration matters. Based in Washington, D.C., the firm also has offices in California, New York, London, and Brussels.

Contact(s):

Harold J. Heltzer
Partner
+1 202.624.2565
Email: hheltzer@crowell.com

Robert L. Willmore
Partner
+1 202.624.2915
Email: rwillmore@crowell.com


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