Washington, DC, April 21, 2016 -- Miller & Chevalier is pleased to announce the firm was named as one of the top firms globally for Asset Recovery, Business Crime Defence & Investigations in the fifth edition of Who's Who Legal 100 (WWL 100). The publication ranked the firm within its global top 10, at number eight overall, and said Miller & Chevalier "is extremely well connected to government and regulatory enforcement. From its single office, the firm's international reach is expansive; boasting one of the world's leading FCPA practices. Many of its lawyers have held senior positions in the US government and have helped to shape the current regulatory landscape. The firm clients include an array of Fortune 500 companies, foreign multinationals and high profile individuals."
WWL 100 recognized seven firm Members as leaders within the Business Crime Defence and Investigations category, including Kathryn Cameron Atkinson, Kirby D. Behre, Richard A. Hibey, Homer E. Moyer, Jr., Barry J. Pollack, Mark Rochon and James G. Tillen. The publication narrative also highlights three of the lawyers for their work. Rochon is called "a terrific and deeply skilled practitioner," while Moyer is internationally recognized as "a doyen of international anti-corruption law" with vast experience and an "extraordinary knowledge base." Behre is nominated for "his performances in international investigations and in criminal litigation in relation to cartel activity, bribery, fraud and corruption."
According to WWL 100, Miller & Chevalier's lawyers are "leaders in the fields of asset recovery, business crime defence and investigations" who "are capable of handling a range of high-profile, high-value and complex matters in the civil and criminal fraud and regulatory investigations arena and are regularly called upon for their expertise in these and related spheres." The WWL 100 guide provides an in-depth ranking order of the best law firms within 11 distinct practice areas based on global research conducted throughout the year. The publication features listings of the very best global heavyweights and consulting experts and aims to serve as an accurate and expansive resource for the legal marketplace.
About Who's Who Legal
Since 1996 Who's Who Legal has identified the foremost legal practitioners in multiple areas of business law. In total, it features more than 17,000 of the world's leading private practice lawyers from over 100 national jurisdictions. The organization prides itself on the integrity and authority of their findings. It is impossible to buy entry into this publication.
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About Miller & Chevalier
Founded in 1920, Miller & Chevalier is a Washington, DC 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, DC, 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