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Chambers USA Ranks 32 Attorneys Among Nation’s Best

WASHINGTON, DC - Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 32 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as leaders in their field. In addition, 14 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:

  • Automotive
  • Export Controls & Economic Sanctions
  • Food & Beverages
  • Health Care
  • Hospitality
  • Sports 
  • Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
  • Trade Remedies & Trade Policy

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, Washington, DC)
  • Labor & Employment (Washington, DC)
  • Real Estate (Washington, DC)
  • Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets (Washington, DC)
  • White-Collar & Investigations (California)

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 (Trademark)
  • Kenneth S. Jacob (Real Estate)
  • Aaron H. Jacoby (Automotive)
  • Quana C. Jew (Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation)
  • Mark M. Katz (Real Estate)
  • Richard LaCava (Patent) 
  • Anthony V. Lupo (Trademark)
  • Richard A. Newman (Real Estate)
  • Matthew Nolan (International Trade)
  • David Martin (Real Estate)
  • Maidie E. Oliveau (Sports)
  • Aram Ordubegian (Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring)
  • Jacques Smith (Health Care/Complex Litigation)
  • Michael L. Stevens (Labor & Employment)
  • William A. Tanenbaum (Technology Transactions)
  • Timothy A. Tosta (Real Estate)
  • Kimberly A. Wachen (Real Estate and Leisure & Hospitality)
  • Barbara S. Wahl ( Complex 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.


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