Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP is pleased to announce that the 2014 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized the firm and its attorneys for excellence in numerous practice areas. A total of 35 of the firm’s lawyers were cited as leading attorneys in their practice areas in the 2014 edition of the legal directory. Edwards Wildman was honored in the national category of Privacy & Data Security, as well as in several state categories. In Connecticut, Corporate/M&A; in Illinois, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, General Commercial Litigation and Technology & Outsourcing; in Massachusetts, Banking & Finance, Banking & Finance: Public Finance, Corporate/M&A, Labor & Employment, Private Equity Buyouts, and Real Estate; in New York in Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer and Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory; and in Rhode Island, Corporate/Commercial, Labor & Employment and General Commercial Litigation.
In a nod to their stature in the business community, Stanley Keller was designated as a "Senior Statesman” in Massachusetts Corporate M&A and Duncan Johnson a “Senior Statesman” in Rhode Island Corporate/Commercial, which Chambers describes as a lawyer who is "pivotal to the firm’s success." Other lawyers included in the rankings were Peter Barrett, Michael Bennett, David Fischer, Christopher Flanagan, Mark Freel, Richard Glovsky, Christopher Graham, Douglas Gray, James Lotstein, Richard Manley, Stephanie Massey, Lorne McDougall, David Rodgers, David Ruediger, Thomas Smedinghoff, Walter St. Onge, David Szabo and Jonathan Young.
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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.