Williams & Connolly Named 2016 Product Liability Firm of the Year and Several Practices and Lawyers Earn Rankings in the 2016 Edition of Chambers USA

May 2016

Williams & Connolly was named 2016 Product Liability Firm of the Year by Chambers USA, and the firm received rankings for several other practices and individuals. Regarding the firm’s Product Liability practice, Chambers noted, “This preeminent litigation outfit continues to be consistently praised for its excellence in the most contentious product liability cases.” The award “reflects notable achievements over the past 12 months, including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service.”

The firm’s additional top rankings in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business include:

  • Appellate Law (Nationwide)
  • Corporate Crime & Investigations (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 attorneys were recognized in various practice areas:

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

Bob Barnett  
Media & Entertainment (District of Columbia)

James Bruton
Tax: Fraud (Nationwide)

Dane Butswinkas
Litigation: General Commercial (District of Columbia)

Rob Cary
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (District of Columbia)

Richard Cooper  
Healthcare: Pharmaceutical/Medical Products Regulatory (Senior Statesmen) (District of Columbia)

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

Bruce Genderson
Intellectual Property: Litigation (District of Columbia)

F. Lane Heard
Product Liability & Mass Torts (Nationwide)

Tom Hentoff  
Media & Entertainment (District of Columbia)

Heidi Hubbard  
Product Liability & Mass Torts (Nationwide)  
Product Liability: Pharmaceutical (Spotlight Table) (Nationwide)

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

Enu Mainigi
Healthcare (District of Columbia)

Doug Marvin  
Product Liability & Mass Torts (Nationwide)  
Product Liability: Pharmaceutical (Spotlight Table) (Nationwide)

Bill McDaniels  
Litigation: General Commercial (Senior Statesmen) (District of Columbia)

Steve Raber  
Product Liability & Mass Torts (Nationwide)

Toby Romero
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Star Individuals) (District of Columbia)

Kannon Shanmugam  
Appellate Law (Nationwide)

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

Bob Van Kirk
Litigation: General Commercial (District of Columbia)

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

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

Lance Wade
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Up and Coming) (District of Columbia)

David 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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