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.
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.
Tara L. Ward, a member of the firm’s Government Contracts Practice, was recognized by SmartCEO as a 2014 Washington Power Player finalist at a special awards ceremony on September 16, 2014. Evaluated and chosen by an independent panel of local business leaders, Power Players honors professionals in the legal, accounting, and banking fields who embody leadership, accomplishment, innovation, and success in their fields.
Mary Jo Manning, a member of the firm’s Public Policy and Media practices, received the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award on June 7 at the reunion weekend alumni luncheon of her alma mater, Hood College, in Frederick, MD. The award is reserved for alumni who have made “significant and exemplary achievements within their profession,” especially “extraordinary contributions in the life of Hood College.”
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