Chambers USA Recognizes 31 Wiley Rein Attorneys Across 14 Practice Areas As Among Best In The Country

Monday, June 24, 2013 - 09:39

The 2013 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business recognizes 31 Wiley Rein attorneys across 14 areas of law. Of the firm’s 10 practices that are ranked by Chambers USA, five place in the directory’s prestigious top tier, with Election Law & Government Ethics and Government Contracts rated nationally and Insurance, Media and Telecommunications recognized in the Washington, DC area. Firm chairman Richard E. Wiley is listed as a “Star” individual in Telecommunications for the 11th straight year, continuing a streak that dates back to the directory’s inception. The prestigious rankings are based on interviews with clients and members of the legal community.

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In its 2013 edition, The Legal 500 US again ranks Wiley Rein’s Telecommunications Practice in its top tier for regulatory work. The directory also ranks the firm’s Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring, Copyright, Insurance and International Trade Groups—as well as the Telecommunications Practice for its transactional work — as among the best in the nation.

The legal directory once again names “universally respected” chairman Richard E. Wiley and Telecommunications Group chair R. Michael Senkowski as “Leading Lawyers” in Telecoms and Broadcast: Regulatory.  Mr. Wiley is additionally recommended nationally for Telecoms and Broadcast: Transactional.

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Umair Javed, an attorney in Wiley Rein’s Communications Practice, has been named to Lawyers of Color’s inaugural Hot List, which recognizes the exceptional work of early- to mid-career attorneys under 40. He was among 100 lawyers in the mid-Atlantic region who were chosen based on noteworthy accomplishments and nominations from mentors, peers and colleagues.