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

Washington, DC — The 2014 edition of Legal 500 US has rated 40 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as national leaders in their field. In addition, 14 of the firm’s practice areas were ranked among the best in the country.

This is the highest number of individual and practice honors that the firm has received — an indication of the breadth and depth of legal talent that spans Arent Fox’s litigation, regulatory, and transactional capabilities.

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:

Finance: Corporate Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy)

  • Andrew I. Silfen

Finance: Municipal Bankruptcy

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

Finance: Not-for-Profit

  • Richard A. Newman

Healthcare: Service Providers

  • Linda A. Baumann
  • Michael S. Blass
  • Lowell C. Brown
  • Jill A. Steinberg

Intellectual Property: Copyright

  • Anthony V. Lupo

Intellectual Property: Trademarks (Non-Contentious, Full Coverage)

  • Ricardo Fischer
  • Michael A. Grow
  • Anthony V. Lupo

Labor and Employment: Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation

  • William R. Charyk
  • Quana C. Jew

Labor and Employment: ERISA Litigation

  • Carol Connor Cohen
  • Caroline Turner English
  • Nancy S. Heermans

Litigation: International Trade

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

Media, Technology and Telecoms: Regulatory and Transactional

  • Jonathan E. Canis
  • Alan G. Fishel
  • Stephanie A. Joyce

Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts: Middle-Market

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

Real Estate & Construction: Construction

  • Mark A. Bloom
  • Andrew Ross

Real Estate & Construction: Real Estate

  • Thomas R. Castiello
  • David L. Dubrow
  • Kenneth S. Jacob
  • Mark M. Katz
  • Daniel J. Kirsch
  • David M. Martin
  • Richard A. Newman
  • Kimberly A. Wachen
  • Eleanor D. Zappone


  • 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.


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