WBJ Selects George Ruttinger as a Top Washington Lawyer Finalist
Washington, D.C. – August 3, 2006: Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce that the Washington Business Journal has selected partner George D. Ruttinger as a finalist in their search for the 2006 Top Washington Lawyers. From a pool of more than 400 nominations, Ruttinger was chosen as one of three finalists in the Government Contracts category for his work on WMATA litigation, relating to the construction of Metro's Green Line, that spanned 15 years and ended in March 2006 with a successful judgment of over $40 million for our client.
Ruttinger, chair of the firm's Government Contracts Group, specializes in contract litigation and counseling, including disputes arising out of supply, construction and service contracts. He has represented clients in state and federal courts, arbitration proceedings, minitrials, mediations, and federal administrative agencies. Ruttinger also has expertise in complex multi-district litigation of antitrust and tort claims.
For the second year in a row, Chambers USA ranked Crowell & Moring's Government Contracts Group No. 1 among practices nationwide along with two other firms, stating "yet again, one of the discipline's original superstar firms impresses the market with its 'deep bench strength'…" Click here to read the complete Chambers listing (http://www.chambersandpartners.com/usa/comment35.aspx?cid=618&pid=690&fid=2838&parentkey=2838).
Washington Business Journal will honor the finalists and announce the winners at an evening awards reception Thursday, September 14 at the Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C.
Crowell & Moring LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 300 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 Brussels, California and London.