The Republic of Paraguay Prevails in Federal District Court for the District of Columbia
Williams & Connolly client The Republic of Paraguay secured dismissal of claims by an Italian company seeking to enforce judgments of approximately $100 million awarded in Switzerland. The enforcement proceedings were brought in the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia. Dane Butswinkas, Ana Reyes, Rich Moore, and Seth Bowers represented Paraguay in the proceedings.
Firm Marks 50th Anniversary
It was during the week of January 15th, 1967 that Edward Bennett Williams, Paul Connolly, and Jeremiah Collins, along with a small team of associates, formed a new firm.
Benchmark Litigation U.S. Names Williams & Connolly 2017 “D.C. Firm of the Year”
For the third consecutive year, the firm was elected “D.C. Firm of the Year” at the Benchmark Litigation U.S. Awards ceremony.
Robert Barnett and Deneen Howell Handle Contract Negotiations for Barack and Michelle Obama’s Books Deals
Former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama worked with Robert Barnett and Deneen Howell on contract negotiations for book deals with Penguin Random House.
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Firm Recognized Among AmLaw 100 with Best Records for Promoting Women to Partner
Williams & Connolly has been recognized among the AmLaw 100 firms with partner promotions for its 2016 and 2017 partner classes consisting of 50 percent or more women.
The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) has selected Partner Vidya Mirmira to participate in its prestigious Fellows Program and Associates Cassandra Fields and Luke McCloud for its Pathfinder Program.
The Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, will publish a new book by George W. Bush entitled Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief's Tribute to America's Warriors.
The Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia (WBA) will honor Ana Reyes, Partner and Co-chair of Williams & Connolly’s International Litigation Practice Group, as the 2017 WBA Woman Lawyer of the Year.
CPR, the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution, has appointed Partner John Buckley to its Panel of Distinguished Neutrals.
The National Law Journal has named partner Dane Butswinkas among the 20 lawyers featured in its 2016 special report on “Winning Litigators.” According to the NLJ, the “battle-tested litigators” were selected because “they’ve mastered their craft” and “they score big wins in court.”
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