Wiley Rein attorneys and practice groups are frequently recognized as industry leaders by their peers, clients and various legal and business publications. The Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless has recognized the firm for its "exceptional volunteer work," and The American Lawyer recently honored Chairman Richard E. Wiley with its prestigious “Lifetime Achiever” award. Additionally, The National Law Journal placed founding partner Bert Rein on its selective list of Washington, DC’s “Visionary” lawyers. Wiley Rein and its attorneys are also regularly recognized by legal publications and directories. In 2012, Chambers USA named 32 Wiley Rein attorneys as legal industry leaders across 15 practice areas.
- Wiley Rein Wins Law360’s “Practice Groups of the Year” Honors for Government Contracts, Insurance, and International Trade
Wiley Rein’s prominent Government Contracts, Insurance, and International Trade Practices have been named among the best in the nation by Law360 . The publication’s “Practice Groups of the Year” award is given to firms that “came through for their clients in 2014, sealing the big deals and winning the high-stakes suits.” Read more.
- Lauren Friend McKelvey Named “Rising Star” by International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)
Lauren Friend McKelvey, an associate in Wiley Rein’s Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring Practice, has received the 2014 “Rising Star” Award from the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC), the premier international networking and professional growth organization for women in the restructuring and insolvency field. Read more.
- Wiley Rein Partners James Czaban and James Wallace, Jr. Both Named a "Life Sciences Star" by Euromoney's LMG Life Sciences 2014
James N. Czaban, chair of the Food & Drug Law Practice, and James H. Wallace, Jr., chair of the Patent Group, have each been named a “Life Sciences Star” in Euromoney’s LMG Life Sciences 2014, the third edition of this publication. Mr. Czaban was recognized for his FDA work and Mr. Wallace was ranked for his work in Intellectual Property. The publication researched lawyers and firms in the life sciences industry through nearly 1,000 interviews and surveys completed by partners active in the market, as well as reviewing cases, deals, and other matters in making their selections.
- Twenty-Nine Wiley Rein Attorneys Recognized Across 22 Practice Areas in the 2015 Edition of Best Lawyers
Twenty-nine Wiley Rein attorneys—more than ever before—have been ranked at the top of their profession by The Best Lawyers in America, the oldest peer-review directory for attorneys. The firm’s lawyers are ranked in the Washington, DC area across 22 areas of the law. In addition, two of the firm’s lawyers were named “Lawyer of the Year” in Washington, DC for 2015: James H. Wallace, Jr. for Intellectual Property Litigation and George R. Pitts for Bankruptcy Litigation. Read more.
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