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Chambers Global Ranks Wiley Rein's International Trade and Privacy Practices Among Best in the World

March 21, 2012

For the second consecutive year, Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business has included the firm's International Trade and Privacy Practices in its worldwide rankings.

In addition, several attorneys are singled out by Chambers Global 2012 as leaders in their field. Privacy Practice chair Kirk J. Nahra is named a Leading Lawyer in Privacy & Data Security and is recommended for his work in "healthcare, privacy, information security, compliance programs and insurance fraud issues." A source told Chambers Global that Mr. Nahra is "a fantastic lawyer who keeps abreast of new developments in the field. He avoids legal jargon and goes the extra mile for his clients."

International Trade Practice chair Alan H. Price is named a Leading Lawyer in the area of Trade Remedies & Trade Policy, while Chambers Global noted that he is "best known for his superb track record in anti-dumping and countervailing duty cases." Charles Owen Verrill, Jr., who serves as chairman emeritus of the group, is again named a Senior Statesman and "legend in the trade policy field." Mr. Verrill is praised by a source as a "very thoughtful, meticulous and extremely forthright adversary in litigation."

Tim Brightbill is also recognized for his work defending "anti-dumping orders" and has recently garnered attention for filing the first anti-dumping and countervailing duty litigation in the renewable energy sector on behalf of a coalition of U.S. solar companies. Chambers Global noted that Mr. Brightbill is "making a name for himself in the trade remedies field in particular."

The Chambers Global ratings span the legal markets of more than 180 countries and are based on extensive interviews of clients and attorneys.

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