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18 Caplin & Drysdale Lawyers Recognized in 2017 Legal 500 Ranking

June 2, 2017, The Legal 500

The Legal 500’s 2017 publication lists 18 Caplin & Drysdale lawyers, a more than 20% increase over the number of lawyers listed in 2016. Scott D. Michel, Christopher S. Rizek, and H. David Rosenbloom are listed among the publication’s “Leading Lawyers,” these are lawyers who have received constant praise by clients for continued excellence in their area of the law. This is the fifth consecutive year that Messrs. Rizek and Rosenbloom have earned a listing as “Leading Lawyers.” The Firm also continues to maintain its ranking as a “Top-Tier Firm” for Tax - US Taxes - Contentious. This year marks Caplin & Drysdale’s fourth year in this category.

New additions to the “Recommended” category include Kirsten Burmester, Neal M. Kochman, Rachel L. Partain, and Zhanna A. Ziering, with Niles A. Elber and Ronald G. Cluett listed as “Next Generation Lawyers.”

Attorney Rankings

Lawyer

Category

Practice Area

Office

Scott D. Michel

Leading Lawyers

Tax - US Taxes - Contentious

DC

Christopher S. Rizek

Leading Lawyers

Tax - US Taxes - Contentious

DC

H. David Rosenbloom

Leading Lawyers

Tax - International Tax

DC

Ronald G. Cluett

Next Generation Lawyers

Labor and Employment - Employee Health and Retirement Plans

DC

Niles A. Elber

Next Generation Lawyers

Tax - US Taxes - Contentious

DC

Mark D. Allison

Recommended

Tax - US Taxes - Contentious

NY

Niles A. Elber

Recommended

Tax - US Taxes - Contentious

DC

Scott D. Michel

Recommended

Tax - US Taxes - Contentious

DC

Rachel L. Partain

Recommended

Tax - US Taxes - Contentious

NY

Christopher S. Rizek

Recommended

Tax - US Taxes - Contentious

DC

Zhanna A. Ziering

Recommended

Tax - US Taxes - Contentious

NY

William M. Klimon

Recommended

Finance - Not-For-Profit (Nonprofit and Tax Exempt Organizations)

DC

Mark E. Matthews

Recommended

Finance - Not-For-Profit (Nonprofit and Tax Exempt Organizations)

DC

Douglas N. Varley

Recommended

Finance - Not-For-Profit (Nonprofit and Tax Exempt Organizations)

DC

Ronald G. Cluett

Recommended

Labor and Employment - Employee Health and Retirement Plans

DC

Richard W. Skillman

Recommended

Labor and Employment - Employee Health and Retirement Plans

DC

Joanne C. Youn

Recommended

Labor and Employment - Employee Health and Retirement Plans

DC

J. Clark Armitage

Recommended

Tax - International Tax

DC

Kirsten Burmester

Recommended

Tax - International Tax

DC

Neal M. Kochman

Recommended

Tax - International Tax

DC

Patricia Gimbel Lewis

Recommended

Tax - International Tax

DC

Michael G. Pfeifer

Recommended

Tax - International Tax

DC

H. David Rosenbloom

Recommended

Tax - International Tax

DC

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About Caplin & Drysdale
Having celebrated our 50th Anniversary in 2014, Caplin & Drysdale continues to be a leading provider of tax, tax controversy, and litigation legal services to corporations, individuals, and nonprofits throughout the United States and around the world. We are also privileged to serve as legal advisors to accounting firms, financial institutions, law firms, and other professional services organizations.

The firm's reputation over the years has earned us the trust and respect of clients, industry peers, and government agencies. Moreover, clients rely on our broad knowledge of the law and our keen insights into their business concerns and personal interests. Our lawyers' strong tactical and problem-solving skills - combined with substantial experience handling a variety of complex, high stakes, matters in a boutique environment - make us one the nation's most distinctive law firms.

With offices in New York City and Washington, D.C., Caplin & Drysdale's core practice areas include:

-Bankruptcy
-Business, Investment & Transactional Tax
-Complex Litigation
-Corporate Law
-Employee Benefits
-Exempt Organizations
-International Tax
-Political Law
-Private Client
-Tax Controversies
-Tax Litigation
-White Collar Defense

For more information, please visit us at www.caplindrysdale.com.

Washington, DC Office:
One Thomas Circle, NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
202.862.5000
        New York, NY Office:
600 Lexington Avenue
21st Floor 
New York, NY 10022
212.379.6000

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