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Miller & Chevalier Receives Numerous Rankings in the 2015 Edition of Chambers USA

Publication Recognizes 49% of the Firm's Membership

Washington, DC, May 19, 2015 -- Miller & Chevalier Chartered today announced that the firm received numerous practice and individual rankings in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA. The Chambers guides have been ranking the best law firms and lawyers since 1990. Full rankings and editorial commentary are available here.

Miller & Chevalier's rankings, as well as a sampling of client commentary gathered by Chambers USA, are listed by practice area below:


Tax -- District of Columbia*

"They are well placed in DC with wonderful contacts so we gain unique insights into the legislative process, and they give us advice on areas we should be concerned about."

Ranked lawyers include:

  • Linda E. Carlisle
  • Rocco V. Femia
  • Stephen F. Gertzman*
  • Lawrence B. Gibbs*
  • Phillip L. Mann
  • James I. Warren
  • Alexander Zakupowsky, Jr.

Tax: Controversy -- Nationwide

"They're very responsive and knowledgeable, and they know our company and what works and what does not."

Ranked lawyers include:

  • Alan I. Horowitz
  • Kevin L. Kenworthy

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation -- Nationwide

"The firm seems very focused on client satisfaction. They are willing to work with the client to shape the engagement to meet the client's needs. They are knowledgeable about our industry, give advice with business concerns in mind, and are timely and thorough."

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation -- District of Columbia*

"They're excellent and you can always rely on their advice: it's very thorough, always timely and very accessible from a client's perspective."

Ranked lawyers include:

  • Elizabeth F. Drake
  • Marianna G. Dyson*
  • Michael M. Lloyd
  • C. Frederick Oliphant*
  • Anthony G. Provenzano
  • Gary G. Quintiere*

ERISA Litigation

ERISA Litigation -- Nationwide

Firm Chair Anthony Shelley is highly regarded for his extensive healthcare and ACA expertise. Clients characterize Shelley as "a very, very thoughtful ERISA litigator" who can "make dry and complex topics understandable and interesting."

Ranked lawyers include:

  • Anthony F. Shelley*


Litigation: Corporate Crime & Investigations -- Nationwide

"They are all extremely bright, extremely collaborative and prepared to give robust advice without sitting on the fence."

"They've done an excellent job. They are very passionate and very loyal to their clients."

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations -- District of Columbia*

"They are outstanding - extremely impressive at both the partner and associate level. "

Ranked lawyers include:

  • Kirby D. Behre*
  • James A. Bensfield
  • Richard A. Hibey
  • Barry J. Pollack*
  • Mark Rochon*
  • Andrew T. Wise

International Trade

International Trade: FCPA -- Nationwide*

"They have a stellar reputation for FCPA and work for some of the most prestigious corporate clients as a result."

"One of their strengths is combining fiendishly intelligent people with a personable approach."

Ranked lawyers include:

FCPA -- Nationwide

  • Kathryn Cameron Atkinson*
  • Homer E. Moyer, Jr.*
  • Mark Rochon
  • James G. Tillen

Export Controls & Economic Sanctions -- Nationwide

  • Larry E. Christensen* 

*Indicates first or second tier ranking

About Chambers

The Chambers rankings are based on extensive research conducted by Chambers and Partners Legal Publishers, a highly respected English publisher of renowned directories assessing and ranking the world's leading lawyers. Unlike other companies that allow firms to purchase a mention or ranking, Chambers bases its listings solely on outside evaluations of merit. Its researchers investigate law firms and lawyers in each U.S. state through an exhaustive process of interviewing clients and competitors in major areas of business law.

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


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