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Clients and Peers Recommend Caplin & Drysdale in 2014 Legal 500 Ranking

July 1, 2014, The Legal 500


The Firm Marks Fifth Consecutive Year in the Ranking

WASHINGTON, DC—July 1, 2014:  A survey of  Caplin & Drysdale's clients and peers reveals that the Firm's primary practice areas and several lawyers have once again been listed for inclusion in the U.S. edition of The Legal 500 for 2014.  This achievement marks the Firm's fifth consecutive year in the prestigious ranking. 

Joining an elite group of "Leading Lawyers" are Marcus S. Owens for Not-for-Profit, Christopher S. Rizek for Tax Controversy, and H. David Rosenbloom for International Tax.  All were previously listed in this category for 2013.  Additionally, more than 20 attorneys from a cross-section of Caplin & Drysdale's practice areas were recommended for significant contributions in their respective fields of practice.  Moreover, clients acknowledged the Firm's primary practice areas:

- Corporate Restructuring/Bankruptcy: "No job is too complex for them to master."
Domestic Tax: East Coast: "The level of service is outstanding."
Employee Benefits/Executive Compensation: The group's "industry knowledge is outstanding."
International Tax: "Very responsive and timely." 
Not-for-Profit: "A real leading firm in the field of exempt organizations."
Tax Controversy: "Among the best in the country."

Recommended attorneys include:

Corporate Restructuring/Bankruptcy
- Elihu Inselbuch (New York)
- Peter Van N. Lockwood (Washington)
- Trevor W. Swett, III (Washington)

Domestic Tax: East Coast
- Beth Shapiro Kaufman (Washington)
- Anne J. O'Brien (Washington)
- Michael G. Pfeifer (Washington)

Employee Benefits/Executive Compensation
- Patricia Gimbel Lewis (Washington)
- Richard W. Skillman (Washington)
- Joanne C. Youn (Washington)

International Tax
Mark D. Allison (New York)
- J. Clark Armitage (Washington)
- Peter A. Barnes (Washington)
Patricia Gimbel Lewis (Washington)
Scott D. Michel (Washington)
Cono R. Namorato (Washington)
H. David Rosenbloom (Washington)

- William M. Klimon (Washington)
- Marcus S. Owens (Washington)
- Douglas N. Varley (Washington)

Tax Controversy
- Mark D. Allison (New York)
- Cono R. Namorato (Washington)
- Mark E. Matthews (Washington)
- Scott D. Michel (Washington)
- Christopher S. Rizek (Washington)
- H. David Rosenbloom (Washington)
- Charles M. Ruchelman (Washington)


About Caplin & Drysdale
Celebrating our 55th Anniversary in 2019, Caplin & Drysdale continues to be a leading provider of 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:
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