Fifty Arent Fox Attorneys Recognized Among Nation’s Best by Legal 500

Washington, DC — The 2015 edition of Legal 500 US has rated 50 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as national leaders in their field. In addition, 15 of the firm’s practice areas were ranked among the best in the country.

Legal 500 highlighted Arent Fox’s extensive capabilities across a number of areas of the law, while labeling it a “five-star firm” with “excellent industry knowledge" that “keeps up with the ever-constant changing regulations.” 
The prestigious annual guide ranks lawyers and practice areas on national merit based on in-depth interviews with attorneys, clients, and corporate counsel.

The following Arent Fox attorneys and practices were rated as nationwide leaders:
Corporate Restructuring (including Bankruptcy)

  • Andrew I. Silfen

Health Care

  • Michael S. Blass
  • Lowell C. Brown
  • David S. Greenberg
  • Connie A. Raffa

Intellectual Property: Copyright

  • Anthony V. Lupo

Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution

  • James J. Bindseil
  • Craig Gelfound
  • Richard LaCava

Intellectual Property: Trademarks

  • Sarah L. Bruno
  • Cristina A. Carvalho
  • Ricardo Fischer
  • Craig Gelfound
  • Michael A. Grow
  • N. Christopher Norton

Labor and Employment: Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation

  • William R. Charyk
  • Quana C. Jew

Labor and Employment: ERISA Litigation

  • Carol Connor Cohen
  • Nancy S. Heermans

Litigation: International Trade

  • Matthew J. Clark
  • Kay C. Georgi
  • John Gurley
  • David R. Hamill
  • Matthew L. Kanna
  • Matthew Nolan
  • Diana Quaia

Media, Technology and Telecoms: Regulatory and Transactional

  • Alan G. Fishel
  • Stephanie A. Joyce

Mergers and Acquisitions: Middle-Market

  • Steven A. Cohen
  • Amy M. Donnelly
  • Richard N. Gale
  • Jay L. Halpern
  • Jeffrey E. Jordan
  • Carter Strong

Municipal Bankruptcy

  • Carol Connor Cohen
  • David L. Dubrow
  • Caroline Turner English
  • Les Jacobowitz


  • Richard A. Newman

Real Estate

  • Carolyn Austin
  • Karen F. Candreva
  • David L. Dubrow
  • Mark S. Fawer
  • Kenneth S. Jacob
  • Mark M. Katz
  • David M. Martin
  • Richard A. Newman
  • Timothy A. Tosta
  • Kimberly A. Wachen


  • Richard L. Brand

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.


Continue Reading