The American Lawyer has named Wiley Rein partner Helgi C. Walker its "Litigator of the Week" for securing for Comcast Corporation, in a "blockbuster appellate decision" concerning the FCC's first "net neutrality" order, vacatur of the challenged order.On April 6, in a unanimous decision, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit rejected the FCC's claim of ancillary authority over Comcast's high-speed Internet network management practices and vacated the agency's order sanctioning the company for supposed violations of federal Internet policy.
Wiley Rein Insurance Practice partners Thomas W. Brunner, Laura A. Foggan and Theodore A. Howard were named to the 2010 International Who's Who of Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers. Inclusion in the directory of "the very best legal practitioners" is based upon comprehensive, independent research that includes surveying both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide.
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