Washington, D.C., June 16, 2015 -- Miller & Chevalier Chartered today announced that four lawyers were recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as practitioners who "raise the bar for ethical behavior in their industries and boast a commendable track record of public service, legal community engagement and academic involvement," according to the organization.
Miller & Chevalier's named lawyers include:
- Kathryn Cameron Atkinson, Member and Chair of the International Department, Specialists: Private Practice Category
- Matteson Ellis, Member, Rising Stars Category
- Homer E. Moyer, Jr., Member, Top Guns Category
- Barry J. Pollack, Member, Top Guns Category
Established in 2009, the list recognizes leading legal professionals from private practice and federal agencies, as well as in-house counsel and ethics and compliance officers of major corporations, who have excelled in and made a significant contribution in the field of corporate ethics and compliance. The honorees were commended for their contribution to raising the profile of corporate ethics and integrity in the business community.
The research-focused Ethisphere Institute dedicates itself to the creation, advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics, corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption and sustainability. The following criteria were used by Ethisphere in determining the 2015 Attorneys Who Matter list: recognized expertise and experience, peer and client endorsements, high-profile cases and number of litigation successes, commitment to public service, legal community engagement, academic involvement and other awards and recognitions.
The Ethisphere® Institute is the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust and business success. Ethisphere has deep expertise in measuring and defining core ethics standards using data-driven insights that help companies enhance corporate character. Ethisphere honors superior achievement through its World's Most Ethical Companies® recognition program, provides a community of industry experts with the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) and showcases trends and best practices in ethics with the Ethisphere Magazine. Ethisphere is also the leading provider of independent verification of corporate ethics and compliance programs that include: Ethics Inside® Certification and Compliance Leader Verification™. More information about Ethisphere can be found at: www.ethisphere.com.
About Miller & Chevalier
Founded in 1920, Miller & Chevalier is a Washington, D.C. law firm with a global perspective and leading practices in Tax, Employee Benefits (including ERISA), International Law and Business, White Collar and Internal Investigations, Complex Litigation, and Government Affairs. In an era of big law, Miller & Chevalier is a top-ranked firm sharply focused on targeted areas that interact with the federal government. Over the past three years, the firm's lawyers have represented more than 40 percent of the Fortune 100, one-quarter of the Fortune 500 and approximately 30 percent of the Global 100. Based in Washington, D.C., a significant number of firm lawyers have held senior positions in the U.S. government and have written many of the regulations they currently help clients navigate. For more information on the firm, visit www.millerchevalier.com.
Laura Miller, Media Relations, Greentarget, 312-252-4104