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 Chairman Richard E. Wiley was honored on March 20 by the Republican National Lawyers Association (RNLA), which presented him with the 2015 Ed Meese Award. Mr. Wiley was selected for the prestigious award-RNLA's highest honor- in recognition of his efforts to uphold the rule of law in the face of adverse political challenges. Read more.
Brandis L. Zehr was awarded the Distinguished Election Law Alumnus of the Year award by The William & Mary Election Law Society.
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.
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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