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Chambers USA Ranks 31 Arent Fox Attorneys and 11 Practices Among Best in the US

Washington, DC — In its 2013 edition, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business recognized 31 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as leaders in their field. It is the highest number of individual honors the firm has ever received.

In addition, 11 Arent Fox practices that span the firm’s litigation, regulatory, and transactional capabilities were rated among the best in their class. The prestigious annual guide ranks lawyers and practice areas based on in-depth interviews with attorneys, clients, and corporate counsel.

In the nationwide category for best practices, Arent Fox was recognized in:

  • Government: Political Law
  • Health Care
  • Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
  • International Trade
  • Leisure & Hospitality
  • Sports Law

In the regional categories for best practices, Arent Fox was recognized in:

  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Washington, DC)
  • Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions & Private Equity (Washington, DC)
  • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (Washington, DC)
  • Health Care (California, New York, and Washington, DC)
  • Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets (Washington, DC)
  • Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (California)
  • Real Estate (New York and Washington, DC)

The following attorneys were recognized as “Leading Lawyers”:

  • Linda A. Baumann (Health Care)
  • Michael S. Blass (Health Care)
  • Terree A. Bowers (White Collar & Investigations)
  • Richard L. Brand (Sports)
  • Lowell C. Brown (Health Care)
  • William R. Charyk (Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation)
  • Matthew J. Clark (International Trade)
  • Mary Joanne Dowd (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
  • Craig Engle (Political Law)
  • Kay C. Georgi (International Trade)
  • Michael A. Grow (Intellectual Property)
  • John Gurley (International Trade)
  • Aaron H. Jacoby (Transportation)
  • Thomas E. Jeffry, Jr. (Health Care)
  • Quana C. Jew (Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation)
  • Mark M. Katz (Real Estate)
  • Anthony V. Lupo (Intellectual Property)
  • Richard A. Newman (Real Estate)
  • Matthew Nolan (International Trade)
  • Michael L. Stevens (Labor & Employment)
  • Kimberly A. Wachen (Real Estate and Leisure & Hospitality)
  • Barbara S. Wahl (Litigation)

To compile the rankings, Chambers uses full-time researchers to interview thousands of attorneys and their clients around the world. According to Chambers, “This intensive, continuous research identifies the world’s leading practitioners and law firms — those which perform best according to the criteria most valued by clients.”

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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