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The Legal 500 US Ranks Wiley Rein’s Insurance Practice Among Best in the Country

June 6, 2013

The Legal 500 US 2013 rates Wiley Rein’s Insurance Practice among the nation’s top groups and praises the work of practice chair Daniel J. Standish, Insurance Appellate Group chair Laura A. Foggan, and partners Kimberly M. Melvin and Gary P. Seligman.

The directory’s sources commend Mr. Standish and Ms. Melvin for their “amazing knowledge, business acumen and strategizing.” Mr. Seligman, an appellate specialist, and the “brilliant and highly respected” Ms. Foggan are also recommended. The publication notes that Ms. Foggan filed numerous amicus briefs in state and federal courts on behalf of trade groups including an association of property casualty insurers.

“No time or work is wasted” at Wiley Rein, according to Legal 500 US, which says the practice is noted for its customer service and “readily accessible attorneys” with a “high level of industry knowledge.” The group is lauded for its professional and general liability work and its particular expertise in directors and officers (D&O) matters. The firm’s clients include some of the nation’s biggest insurance companies.

The Legal 500 US directory aims to provide independent, unbiased commentary on the leading law firms and lawyers in the most important legal marketplaces in the world. The research for the editorial sections is based on the combined opinions of the many lawyers interviewed, commentary from corporate clients and analysis of deals or contentious issues.

To view the full Legal 500 US editorial, click here.