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“Super Lawyers” Recognizes 66 Wiley Rein Attorneys in Washington, DC Area Across 18 Areas of the Law

April 25, 2014

Washington DC — Super Lawyers selected 66 Wiley Rein attorneys—including 14 “Rising Stars”—for its 2014 list of top legal talent.  This is the highest number of individual rankings the firm has ever received from the publication and more than last year’s record-setting total.  The recognized attorneys represent 18 areas of the law, reflecting the breadth of Wiley Rein’s legal talent across a multitude of disciplines. 

Additionally, International Trade Practice partner Timothy C. Brightbill, Insurance Appellate Group chair Laura A. Foggan, Insurance Practice chair Daniel J. Standish, and Chairman Richard E. Wiley were included among the District’s “Top 100” lawyers.  Ms. Foggan was named as one of the “Top 50” women lawyers in the District.

Included on the list are:

·        Rand L. Allen, Government Contracts

·        Kevin P. Anderson, Intellectual Property Litigation

·        Kimberly A. Ashmore, Insurance Coverage (Rising Star)

·        Jan Witold Baran, Legislative & Governmental Affairs

·        Richard J. Bodorff, Communications

·        Timothy C. Brightbill, International

·        Megan L. Brown, Appellate

·        Thomas W. Brunner, Antitrust Litigation

·        Caleb P. Burns, Legislative & Governmental Affairs (Rising Star)

·        Ralph J. Caccia, Criminal Defense: White Collar

·        Floyd B. Chapman, Intellectual Property Litigation

·        William S. Consovoy, Appellate

·        Ryan M. Corbett, Intellectual Property Litigation (Rising Star)

·        James N. Czaban, Food & Drugs

·        Robert E. DeFrancesco, III, International

·        Benjamin C. Eggert, Insurance Coverage

·        John T. Farnum, Creditor Debtor Rights (Rising Star)

·        Laura A. Foggan, Insurance Coverage

·        H. Jason Gold, Bankruptcy: Business

·        Daniel P. Graham, Government Contracts

·        Jennifer D. Hindin, Communications

·        Theodore A. Howard, Insurance Coverage

·        Adrienne Johnson, Intellectual Property Litigation (Rising Star)

·        Bruce G. Joseph, Intellectual Property

·        Paul F. Khoury, Government Contracts

·        Kathleen A. Kirby, Media & Advertising

·        Carol A. Laham, Legislative & Governmental Affairs

·        Alexander M. Laughlin, Bankruptcy: Business

·        Parker J. Lavin, Insurance Coverage (Rising Star)

·        Andrew G. McBride, Communications

·        Scott M. McCaleb, Government Contracts

·        Lauren Friend McKelvey, Bankruptcy: Business (Rising Star)

·        Kimberly M. Melvin, Insurance Coverage

·        Valerie P. Morrison, Bankruptcy: Business

·        Kirk J. Nahra, Health Care

·        Brian H. Pandya, Intellectual Property Litigation (Rising Star)

·        Daniel B. Pickard, International

·        Brendon M. Pinkard, Entertainment & Sports (Rising Star)

·        Alan H. Price, International

·        Thomas W. Queen, Business Litigation

·        Eve Klindera Reed, Communications

·        Bert W. Rein, Business Litigation

·        Henry M. Rivera, Communications

·        William A. Roberts III, Government Contracts

·        Bennett L. Ross, Communications

·        Rebecca L. Saitta, Creditor Debtor Rights (Rising Star)

·        Robert J. Scheffel, Intellectual Property Litigation

·        R. Michael Senkowski, Communications

·        A. Neal Seth, Intellectual Property Litigation

·        Peter D. Shields, Communications

·        Richard A. Simpson, Appellate

·        Anthony H. Son, Intellectual Property Litigation

·        Daniel J. Standish, Insurance Coverage

·        Maureen E. Thorson, International (Rising Star)

·        Michael E. Toner, Legislative & Governmental Affairs

·        David H. Topol, Insurance Coverage

·        Dylan G. Trache, Bankruptcy: Business

·        Joshua S. Turner, Communications

·        Charles Owen Verrill, Jr., International

·        Nancy J. Victory, Communications

·        James H. Wallace, Jr., Intellectual Property Litigation

·        David B. Weinberg, Environmental

·        Christopher B. Weld, International (Rising Star)

·        David E. Weslow, Intellectual Property Litigation (Rising Star)

·        Richard E. Wiley, Communications

·        Brandis L. Zehr, Legislative & Governmental Affairs (Rising Star)

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, nominations, and peer evaluations.

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