Williams & Connolly Recognized in 2020 Edition of The Legal 500

June 2020

Williams & Connolly has once again been ranked among the leading law firms nationwide in The Legal 500 United States.  In the 2020 edition, the firm was recommended in the following practice areas:

  • Antitrust: Civil Litigation/Class Actions
  • Appellate: Supreme Court (federal and state)
  • Appellate: Courts of Appeals
  • Corporate Investigations and White Collar Criminal Defense: Advice to Corporations
  • Corporate Investigations and White Collar Criminal Defense: Advice to Individuals
  • Financial Services: Litigation
  • General Commercial Disputes
  • Government Contracts
  • Healthcare: Service Providers
  • International Litigation
  • Intellectual Property: Copyright
  • Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation
  • Media and Entertainment: Litigation
  • Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices – Defense
  • Securities Litigation – Defense

The following partners and senior counsel were also individually recognized and have been named to The Legal 500’s “Hall of Fame” list, which recognizes these partners who are “at the pinnacle of the profession.”

  • Lisa Blatt, Dispute Resolution: Appellate
  • Doug Marvin, Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices – Defense
  • Brendan Sullivan, White Collar - Criminal Defense

The following partners were also individually recognized and have been named to The Legal 500’s “Leading Lawyers” list, which is designed to highlight those lawyers who are pre-eminent in their given field based on client feedback compiled by The Legal 500.

  • Dane Butswinkas, Dispute Resolution: Leading Trial Lawyers
  • Kevin Downey, Dispute Resolution: Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense
  • Tom Hentoff, Media & Entertainment: Litigation
  • Heidi Hubbard, Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices – Defense
  • Joseph Petrosinelli, Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices – Defense
  • Robert Van Kirk, Securities Litigation – Defense & Dispute Resolution: General Commercial Disputes

The following partners were also individually recognized and have been named to The Legal 500’s “Next Generation Lawyers” list, which identifies partners who, according to The Legal 500, are the “next generation” of law firm leaders based on client feedback compiled by The Legal 500.

In addition to the partners and senior counsel recognized in the above categories, associate Luke McCloud was recognized as a Rising Star in General Commercial Disputes.

Click here for the firm’s full rankings.

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