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Miller & Chevalier Lawyers Named to 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®

Washington, DC, August 25, 2022 – Miller & Chevalier Chartered is pleased to announce that 29 firm lawyers were selected as top Washington, DC, practitioners in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023, with an additional seven firm lawyers selected as "Ones to Watch." The list includes:

Recognized Lawyers

  • Kathryn Cameron Atkinson, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • William P. Barry, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Kirby D. Behre, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • James A. Bensfield, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Leonard Bickwit, Jr., Government Relations Practice; Tax Law
  • Rocco V. Femia, Litigation and Controversy - Tax; Tax Law
  • James R. Gadwood, Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Theresa S. Gee, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Litigation - ERISA
  • Marc J. Gerson, Government Relations Practice
  • Lawrence B. Gibbs, Litigation and Controversy - Tax; Tax Law
  • George A. Hani, Tax Law
  • Sandra M. Hanna, Litigation - Securities; Securities Regulation
  • Alan I. Horowitz, Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Maria O'Toole Jones, Tax Law
  • Kevin L. Kenworthy, Tax Law
  • Homer E. Moyer, Jr., Criminal Defense: White-Collar; International Trade and Finance Law
  • Dawn E. Murphy-Johnson, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Timothy P. O'Toole, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Loren C. Ponds, Tax Law
  • Gary G. Quintiere, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Michael J. Satin, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Addy R. Schmitt, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Anthony F. Shelley, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Mary Lou Soller, Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Patricia J. Sweeney, Tax Law
  • James G. Tillen, International Trade and Finance Law
  • Andrew T. Wise, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Alexander Zakupowsky, Jr., Litigation and Controversy - Tax; Tax Law
  • David W. Zimmerman, Tax Law

Ones to Watch

  • Gregory W. Bates, Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
  • Elizabeth J. Cappiello, Construction Law
  • Maryna Kavaleuskaya, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Samuel A. Lapin, Litigation and Controversy – Tax
  • Virginia S. Newman, Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
  • Lisandra Ortiz, Litigation and Controversy – Tax; Tax Law
  • Katherine E. Pappas, Criminal Defense: White-Collar

About the Best Lawyers in America®

Best Lawyers® was first published in 1983. Publication research is based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation in which more than 116,000 leading attorneys cast over 17 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas.

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



Laura Miller, Media Relations, Greentarget, 312-252-4104