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Miller & Chevalier Announces 2022 Legal 500 United States Rankings

Washington, DC, June 10, 2022 – Miller & Chevalier Chartered announced today that the firm received numerous practice and individual rankings in the 2022 edition of Legal 500 United States. The firm is ranked across 10 practices with Members Layla Asali, Kirby Behre, Kevin Kenworthy, and Anthony Shelley recognized as Leading Lawyers. Tax Member Lisandra Ortiz was also recognized as a Rising Star this year. Overall, 38 Miller & Chevalier lawyers were recommended by Legal 500.

Practices Ranked

  • Antitrust: Cartel
  • Dispute Resolution: Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense – Advice to Corporates
  • Dispute Resolution: Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense – Advice to Individuals
  • Dispute Resolution: International Trade
  • Government: Government Contracts
  • Government: Government Relations
  • Labor and Employment: ERISA Litigation 
  • Tax: International Tax
  • Tax: U.S. Taxes: Contentious 
  • Tax: U.S. Taxes: Non-Contentious

Leading Lawyers

  • Layla J. Asali – Tax: International Tax
  • Kevin L. Kenworthy – Tax: U.S. Taxes: Contentious
  • Kirby D. Behre – Dispute Resolution: Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense
  • Anthony Shelley – Labor and Employment: ERISA Litigation

Rising Stars

  • Lisandra Ortiz – Tax: U.S. Taxes: Contentious

Recommended in Legal 500 United States Editorial:

Antitrust: Cartel

  • Kirby D. Behre
  • Lauren E. Briggerman

Dispute Resolution

Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense

  • William P. Barry
  • Kirby D. Behre (Leading Lawyer)
  • Jeffrey A. Lehtman
  • Timothy P. O'Toole
  • Joseph A. Rillotta
  • Mark Rochon
  • Addy R. Schmitt
  • Andrew T. Wise

International Trade

  • Alejandra Montenegro Almonte
  • Kathryn Cameron Atkinson
  • Gregory W. Bates
  • John E. Davis
  • Matteson Ellis
  • Brian J. Fleming
  • Richard A. Mojica
  • Timothy P. O'Toole
  • Mark Rochon
  • Ann Sultan
  • James G. Tillen


Government Contracts

  • Elizabeth J. Cappiello
  • Alejandro (Alex) L. Sarria
  • Jason N. Workmaster

Government Relations

  • Leonard Bickwit, Jr.
  • Jorge E. Castro
  • Marc J. Gerson
  • Loren C. Ponds

Labor and Employment: ERISA Litigation

  • Anthony F. Shelley (Leading Lawyer)


International Tax

  • Layla J. Asali (Leading Lawyer)
  • Rocco V. Femia 
  • Kevin L. Kenworthy
  • Loren C. Ponds

U.S. Taxes: Contentious

  • Adam P. Feinberg
  • James R. Gadwood
  • George A. Hani
  • Alan I. Horowitz
  • Maria O'Toole Jones
  • Kevin L. Kenworthy (Leading Lawyer)
  • Robert J. Kovacev
  • Lisandra Ortiz (Rising Star)
  • Joseph A. Rillotta

U.S. Taxes: Non-Contentious

  • Layla J. Asali
  • Rocco V. Femia
  • Marc J. Gerson
  • Stephen F. Gertzman
  • David W. Zimmerman

About Miller & Chevalier 

Founded in 1920, Miller & Chevalier is a Washington, DC law firm with a global perspective and leading practices in Tax, International Law, Litigation, ERISA, White Collar Defense and Internal Investigations, Government Contracts, and Government Affairs. Miller & Chevalier is a top-ranked firm sharply focused on targeted areas that interact with the federal government. 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  



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