Williams & Connolly LLP Practice Areas and Lawyers Earn Top Rankings in the 2014 Edition of Chambers USA 

May 2014

The following Williams & Connolly LLP practice areas received top rankings in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business:

  • Appellate Law (Nationwide)
  • Intellectual Property: Litigation (District of Columbia)
  • Litigation: General Commercial (District of Columbia)
  • Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (District of Columbia)
  • Media & Entertainment (District of Columbia)
  • Products Liability & Mass Torts (Nationwide)
  • Securities: Litigation (Nationwide)

Additionally, the following lawyers received top rankings in their individual practice areas:

Kevin T. Baine 
First Amendment Litigation (Nationwide) 
Media & Entertainment (Star Individuals) (District of Columbia)

Robert B. Barnett 
Media & Entertainment (District of Columbia)

James A. Bruton, III 
Tax: Fraud (Nationwide)

Dane H. Butswinkas
Litigation: General Commercial (District of Columbia)

Robert M. Cary
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (District of Columbia)

Richard M. Cooper 
Healthcare: Pharmaceutical/Medical Products Regulatory (District of Columbia)

Kevin M. Downey 
Litigation: Securities (District of Columbia) 
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (District of Columbia) 
Securities: Litigation (Nationwide)

Bruce R. Genderson
Intellectual Property: Litigation (District of Columbia)

F. Lane Heard III 
Products Liability & Mass Torts (Nationwide)

Thomas G. Hentoff 
Media & Entertainment (District of Columbia)

Heidi K. Hubbard 
Products Liability & Mass Torts (Nationwide)

David E. Kendall 
Litigation: General Commercial (District of Columbia) 
Media & Entertainment (District of Columbia)

Douglas R. Marvin 
Products Liability & Mass Torts (Nationwide) 
Products Liability: Pharmaceutical (Spotlight Table) (Nationwide)

William E. McDaniels 
Litigation: General Commercial (Senior Statesmen) (District of Columbia)

Stephen D. Raber 
Products Liability & Mass Torts (Nationwide)

Kannon K. Shanmugam 
Appellate Law (Nationwide)

Brendan V. Sullivan, Jr. 
Litigation: General Commercial (District of Columbia) 
Litigation: Trial Lawyers (Star Individual) (Nationwide) 
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Star Individuals) (District of Columbia)

Robert A. Van Kirk
Litigation: General Commercial (District of Columbia)

John W. Vardaman 
Litigation: General Commercial (Senior Statesmen) (District of Columbia)

John K. Villa 
Litigation: General Commercial (District of Columbia) 
Litigation: Securities (District of Columbia) 
Financial Services Regulation: Banking (Enforcement & Investigations) (Nationwide) 
Securities: Litigation (Nationwide)

David M. Zinn 
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (District of Columbia)

Chambers USA ranks leading firms and lawyers in a wide variety of practice areas throughout America. The publication performs in-depth client focused research and the guide is read by industry-leading companies and organizations worldwide.

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