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.
- Richard E. Wiley Named Among “Giants of Broadcasting” for 2013
Calling him “a leading force” in U.S. communications who “played a pivotal role” in the development of HDTV, the Library of American Broadcasting has named Wiley Rein Chairman Richard E. Wiley one of its Giants of Broadcasting for 2013. The awards celebrate “distinguished leadership or performance in television and radio.” Read more.
- Wiley Rein’s Umair Javed Named to Lawyers of Color’s Hot List
Umair Javed, an attorney in Wiley Rein’s Communications Practice, has been named to Lawyers of Color’s inaugural Hot List, which recognizes the exceptional work of early- to mid-career attorneys under 40. He was among 100 lawyers in the mid-Atlantic region who were chosen based on noteworthy accomplishments and nominations from mentors, peers and colleagues. Read more.
- Wiley Rein’s Richard Smith Named a “BTI Client Service All-Star”
Washington, DC — Richard W. Smith, co-chair of Wiley Rein’s Commercial Litigation Practice, has been named a 2014 “Client Service All-Star” by BTI Consulting Group. Mr. Smith was one of 330 “innovative” attorneys recognized for “delivering the absolute best client service” in BTI’s 13th annual survey. Read more.
- Three Wiley Rein Partners Among Lawdragon’s “500 Leading Lawyers in America”
Three Wiley Rein attorneys—Laura A. Foggan, chair of the Insurance Appellate Group; Henry M. Rivera, a partner in the Communications Practice; and Nancy J. Victory, chair of the Wireless Group—have been named to Lawdragon’s 2013-2014 list of the “500 Leading Lawyers in America.” They will be featured in the publication’s annual magazine, scheduled for release in May. Lawdragon’s “500 Leading Lawyers in America” were chosen from a combination of factors, including votes and comments through an online voting form and the publication’s own editorial research.
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