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Chambers USA Ranks 31 Arent Fox Attorneys and 13 Practices Among Best in the Country

Washington, DC — In its 2014 edition, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business recognized 31 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as leaders in their field.

In addition, 13 Arent Fox practices that span the firm’s litigation, regulatory, and transactional capabilities were rated among the best in their class. This is the most individual and practice honors the firm has ever received.

The prestigious annual guide rates 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 the following:

  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Health Care
  • Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
  • International Trade
  • Leisure & Hospitality
  • Political Law
  • Sports Law
  • Transportation: Road (Carriage/Commercial)

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

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

The following attorneys were recognized as leaders in their field:

  • 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)
  • Carol Connor Cohen (ERISA Litigation)
  • Mary Joanne Dowd ;(Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
  • Craig Engle (Political Law)
  • Caroline Turner English (ERISA Litigation)
  • Kay C. Georgi (International Trade)
  • Michael A. Grow (Intellectual Property)
  • Aaron H. Jacoby (Transportation)
  • Thomas E. Jeffry, Jr. (Health Care)
  • Marylee Jenkins (Intellectual Property)
  • Quana C. Jew (Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation)
  • Mark M. Katz (Real Estate)
  • Michael H. Leahy (Real Estate)
  • Anthony V. Lupo (Intellectual Property)
  • Richard A. Newman (Real Estate)
  • Matthew Nolan (International Trade)
  • Maidie E. Oliveau (Sports)
  • Connie A. Raffa (Health Care)
  • 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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