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(CHICAGO) July 7, 2011 – Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell Partner Patrick S. Coffey has been named to Ethisphere Institute’s 2011 “Attorneys Who Matter” list, which recognizes leading legal professionals who are committed to the advancement of corporate ethics and compliance. Coffey was one of only three attorneys nationwide to be named in the Health Care/Pharma specialty category.
Coffey is a member of Locke Lord’s national Health Care practice and concentrates on the representation of corporate and individual clients in complex business litigation, internal investigations, regulatory and government enforcement proceedings, and white collar criminal defense matters. He also counsels corporate clients (and their officers and directors) with respect to effective corporate compliance programs and governance and is frequently quoted in publications and invited to speak on compliance and related subjects, including government enforcement initiatives.
The research-based Ethisphere Institute is a leading international think-tank dedicated to the creation, advancement, and sharing of best practices in business ethics, corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption and sustainability. Ethisphere used the following criteria in determining the list of winning attorneys: recognized experience, peer/client endorsements, high-profile litigation, number of cases won, high-profile clients, public service, legal community engagement, academic involvement and other awards and recognitions. The full list can be viewed at http://ethisphere.com/2011-attorneys-who-matter/.
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