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Caplin & Drysdale Recognized for Cutting Edge Advice

June 16, 2016, The Legal 500


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Legal 500 Singles Out Tax Controversy Group, David Rosenbloom and Christopher Rizek

WASHINGTON, D.C.—June 16, 2016:   Caplin & Drysdale lawyers demonstrating “cutting edge and innovative advice” are included in the 2016 U.S. edition of The Legal 500.  In its second year as a “Top-Tier Firm for US Taxes - Contentious,” firm clients and peers remarked “’excellent firm’ and ‘first-class’ service in all matters, from voluntary disclosures and IRS investigations to offshore-related matters.”  Also, for a fourth consecutive year, the ranking adds to its elite “Leading Lawyer” list H. David Rosenbloom and Christopher S. Rizek.  New to the listing are Dianne C. Mehany and Jonathan S. Brenner.  The full list of recommended attorneys and practice groups is below.


Tax - US Taxes - Contentious – TIER 1
- Christopher S. Rizek (Washington) – “Leading Lawyer”
- Dianne C. Mehany (Washington)
- Jonathan S. Brenner (New York)
- Mark D. Allison (New York)
- Scott D. Michel (Washington)

Finance - Not-For-Profit (nonprofit and tax exempt organizations) – TIER 2
- Douglas N. Varley (Washington)
- Mark E. Matthews (Washington)
- William M. Klimon (Washington)

Tax - International Tax – TIER 3
- H. David Rosenbloom (Washington) – “Leading Lawyer”
- J. Clark Armitage (Washington)
Mark D. Allison (New York)
Patricia Gimbel Lewis (Washington)
- Peter A. Barnes (Washington)
- Scott D. Michel (Washington)

Labor and Employment - Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation – TIER 4
- Joanne C. Youn (Washington)
- Patricia Gimbel Lewis (Washington)
- Richard W. Skillman (Washington)


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