Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP is pleased to announce that the 2012 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 34 of the firm's attorneys as leading lawyers in 17 categories overall, garnering top-tier rankings in Massachusetts Banking & Finance: Public Finance, Rhode Island Corporate/Commercial, and Rhode Island General Commercial Litigation.
Edwards Wildman was honored for excellence in the national category of Privacy & Data Security, as well as in several state categories. In California, the firm was named in Media & Entertainment: Transactional; in Connecticut, Corporate/M&A; in Illinois, Antitrust, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Environment, General Commercial Litigation and Technology & Outsourcing; in Massachusetts, Banking & Finance, Banking & Finance: Public Finance, Corporate/M&A and Private Equity Buyouts; in New York in Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer and Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory; and in Rhode Island, Corporate/Commercial, Labor & Employment and General Commercial Litigation.
Two Edwards Wildman partners, V. Duncan Johnson and Stanley Keller, were designated "Senior Statesman," which Chambers describes as a lawyer who is "pivotal to the firm’s success." Johnson received this designation for the first time this year.
One attorney was ranked for the first time this year: Walter St. Onge in Massachusetts Banking & Finance: Public Finance.
Other lawyers included in the rankings were David Fischer, Christopher Flanagan, Mark Freel, Christopher Graham, Douglas Gray, V. Duncan Johnson, Stanley Keller, Ralph Loren, James Lotstein, David Ruediger, Thomas Smedinghoff, Walter St. Onge, David Szabo and George Ticknor.
For the complete list of Edwards Wildman attorneys and practices ranked in Chambers USA 2012, please click here.
Chambers surveys and interviews clients and lawyers across the United States to determine which firms and attorneys are considered leaders in their field. Rankings assess key qualities in the legal field, including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence and commitment.