Washington D.C., July 1, 2011 –Miller & Chevalier Chartered today announced that Mark Rochon and Andrew Wise have been named to the 2011 Ethisphere Institute “Attorneys Who Matter” list, which 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 to the corporate compliance space. Both Rochon and Wise were honored as “Up and Comers/Rising Stars”, a category which highlights the best and brightest lawyers who have firmly established themselves in the world of corporate compliance. This is Rochon’s second year on the list.
The research-based Ethisphere Institute is a leading international think tank dedicated 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 2011 list of lawyers: recognized expertise, peer/client endorsements, high-profile litigation, number of cases won, high-profile clients, public service, legal community engagement, academic involvement, and other awards and recognitions.
Rochon and Wise are both Members in Miller & Chevalier’s White Collar and Internal Investigations practice. The practice brings together international expertise, wide-reaching industry knowledge, and extensive trial experience, providing our clients with innovative solutions to complex problems. Firm lawyers are engaged by corporations and individuals to handle diverse and complicated matters that are reflective of today’s challenging business environment and the increased enforcement activity coming out of the judicial and legislative branches. One of the distinguishing aspects of our practice is the significant number of internal investigations and related matters that the firm handles handle at the intersection of white collar and the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA), as well as export controls and economic sanctions. Miller & Chevalier has a preeminent reputation in these areas.
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