Chambers and Legal 500, the leading international authorities on the best lawyers around the globe, have listed Caplin & Drysdale and its attorneys among the best law firms and lawyers in the United States. Caplin & Drysdale appears in the prestigious guides as a top regional, national, and international player with 20 attorneys recognized for their legal work.
Chambers ranked Caplin & Drysdale's attorneys among the top in the nation and in the District of Columbia in key practice areas, including Bankruptcy and Restructuring, Tax (Controversy; Fraud), Political Law, and Wealth Management.
Attorneys who earned high marks in Chambers include Joseph Birkenstock, Elihu Inselbuch, Beth Kaufman, Patricia G. Lewis, Peter Lockwood, Mark Matthews, Scott D. Michel, Cono Namorato, Marcus Owens, Trevor Potter, Christopher Rizek, H. David Rosenbloom and Richard Skillman.
Legal 500 ranked the firm as a DC-based nationwide leader in practice areas such as Finance (Corporate Restructuring) and Tax (Controversy, International, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, and Domestic) for which Caplin & Drysdale is known for experience "deep on almost every related topic encountered" and "first-rate service levels."
Attorneys at the firm were recognized by Legal 500 as "intelligent, efficient, and timely" and "excellent in every respect" with "encyclopedic" knowledge. Attorneys who earned high marks in Legal 500 include Mark Allison, Michael Durham, Niles Elber, Elihu Inselbuch, William Klimon, Patricia G. Lewis, Peter Lockwood, Scott D. Michel, Cono Namorato, Christopher Rizek, H. David Rosenbloom, Charles Ruchelman, Richard Skillman, Trevor Swett and Joanne Youn.