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Wiley Attorneys Named Law360 2020 ‘MVPs’ for Government Contracts, International Trade, and Telecommunications

October 5, 2020

Washington, DC – Wiley partners Robert E. DeFrancesco, III, Kathleen A. Kirby, and John R. Prairie have been recognized by Law360 as “MVPs” for 2020. Mr. DeFrancesco was named for International Trade; Ms. Kirby, co-chair of Wiley’s premier Telecom, Media & Technology Practice, was named for Telecommunications; and Mr. Prairie was named for Government Contracts.

The “elite” list honors attorneys who “distinguished themselves from their peers by securing hard-earned successes in high-stakes litigation, complex global matters and record-breaking deals” over the past year, Law360 reported.

Competition for the MVP award was “fierce” this year, according to Law360. Editors reviewed more than 900 submissions to compile the distinguished list, which features 189 attorneys from 76 firms spanning 38 practice areas.

Profiles on Mr. DeFrancesco, Ms. Kirby, and Mr. Prairie were published by Law360 (subscription required).

The full list can be read here (subscription required).

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Maria Woehr Aronson
Director of Communications

Molly Peterson
Senior Communications Manager

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