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Arent Fox Continues to Climb in Legal 500 Rankings

Washington, DC — The 2013 edition of Legal 500 US has rated 38 Arent Fox LLP attorneys among the best in the country. In addition, 15 practice areas were recognized as leaders in their respective field. This is the highest number of individual and section honors that the firm has received — a reflection of the breadth and depth of legal talent that spans Arent Fox’s litigation, regulatory, and transactional capabilities.

The prestigious annual guide ranks lawyers and practice areas on national merit based on in-depth interviews with attorneys, clients, and corporate counsel.

Arent Fox was recognized in the following categories as leading practices in the country:

  • Finance — Municipal Bankruptcy
  • Finance — Corporate Restructuring (including Bankruptcy)
  • Finance — Not-for-profit (non profit and tax exempt organizations)
  • Industry focus — Healthcare: service providers
  • Intellectual Property — Copyright
  • Intellectual Property — Trademarks: non-contentious — full coverage
  • Labor & Employment — Employee benefits and executive compensation
  • Labor & Employment — ERISA litigation
  • Litigation — International Trade
  • Litigation — Leading trial lawyers
  • Media, Technology & Telecoms — Telecoms & Broadcast: Regulatory
  • Media, Technology & Telecoms — Telecoms & Broadcast: Transactional
  • Mergers, Acquisitions & Buyouts — M&A: Middle-Market (sub–$500m)
  • Real Estate & Construction — Construction
  • Real Estate & Construction — Real Estate

The following attorneys were recognized as recommended lawyers:

  • Ross A. Buntrock (Communications, Technology & Mobile)
  • Cristina A. Carvalho (Intellectual Property)
  • Jonathan E. Canis (Communications, Technology & Mobile)
  • William R. Charyk (Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation)
  • Matthew J. Clark (International Trade)
  • Mary Joanne Dowd (Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring)
  • David L. Dubrow (Finance)
  • Caroline Turner English (ERISA)
  • Paul M. Fakler (Intellectual Property)
  • Alan G. Fishel (Communications, Technology & Mobile)
  • Joseph M. Fries (Real Estate)
  • Richard N. Gale (Corporate & Securities)
  • Kay C. Georgi (International Trade)
  • Michael A. Grow (Intellectual Property)
  • John Gurley (International Trade)
  • Jay L. Halpern (Corporate & Securities)
  • Kenneth S. Jacob (Real Estate)
  • Quana C. Jew (Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation)
  • Jeffrey E. Jordan (Corporate & Securities)
  • Stephanie A. Joyce (Communications, Technology & Mobile)
  • Matthew L. Kanna (International Trade)
  • Mark M. Katz (Real Estate)
  • Anthony V. Lupo (Intellectual Property)
  • Richard A. Newman (Real Estate)
  • Matthew Nolan (International Trade)
  • Brian D. Schneider (Health Care)
  • Andrew I. Silfen (Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring)
  • Carter Strong (Corporate & Securities)
  • Kimberly A. Wachen (Real Estate)

Legal 500 surveys and interviews more than 250,000 in-house lawyers each year in an effort to rate attorneys and practice areas based on the needs of corporate counsel. 

About Arent Fox
Founded in 1942, Arent Fox is internationally recognized in core practice areas where business and the law intersect. With more than 400 lawyers, the firm provides strategic legal counsel and multidisciplinary solutions to a global roster of corporations, governments, and trade associations. The firm has offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, DC.


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