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.
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.
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 Jerita DeBraux Salley Honored as a 2013 "Idealist of the Year" by City Year Washington, DC
Jerita L. DeBraux Salley, an attorney in the Aviation and Corporate Practices was honored on May 8, 2013 at City Year Washington, DC's Idealism in Action Gala. The Gala—a premier annual benefit—offers local companies the opportunity to acknowledge "extraordinary community-minded employees." Ms. Salley was recognized as one of 2013's "Idealists of the Year" for her efforts to "improve our community, nation or world through acts of service and volunteerism."
Jim Slattery, Kathryn Bucher, Daniel Graham and Kate McDonald Receive 2013 Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing
Wiley Rein LLP attorneys Jim Slattery, chair of the firm's Public Policy Practice, Kathryn Bucher, co-chair of the Health Care Practice, Daniel P. Graham, a partner in the Government Contracts Practice and Kate R. McDonald, an associate in the Health Care and Insurance Practices, have been named recipients of a 2013 Burton Distinguished Legal Writing Award for their article, "Supreme Court Affirms Opportunities and Uncertainties for Health Care Contractors." Read more.
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