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Chambers USA Ranks 31 Attorneys Among Nation's Best

Washington, DC — Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has 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 the country.

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 for work in:

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

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


  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Washington, DC)
  • Corporate/M&A & Private Equity (Washington, DC)
  • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (Washington, DC)
  • Health Care (California, New York)
  • Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets (Washington, DC)
  • Labor & Employment (Washington, DC)
  • Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (California)
  • Real Estate (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)
  • Mary Joanne Dowd (Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring)
  • Craig Engle (Political Law)
  • Caroline Turner English (ERISA Litigation)
  • Kay C. Georgi (International Trade)
  • Michael A. Grow (Intellectual Property)
  • Kenneth S. Jacob (Real Estate)
  • Aaron H. Jacoby (Automotive)
  • Thomas E. Jeffry, Jr. (Health Care)
  • Quana C. Jew (Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation)
  • Mark M. Katz (Real Estate)
  • Richard LaCava (Intellectual Property) 
  • Anthony V. Lupo (Intellectual Property)
  • Richard A. Newman (Real Estate)
  • Matthew Nolan (International Trade)
  • Maidie E. Oliveau (Sports)
  • Aram Ordubegian (Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring)
  • Michael L. Stevens (Labor & Employment)
  • William A. Tanenbaum (Outsourcing and Technology)
  • Timothy A. Tosta (Real Estate)
  • Kimberly A. Wachen (Real Estate and Leisure & Hospitality)
  • Barbara S. Wahl (Litigation)
  • Brian P. Waldman (Food & Beverages) 

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.