The annual edition of the Washington DC Super Lawyers magazine, published by The Washington Post Magazine, listed 34 WilmerHale attorneys in this year's rankings. Partner Seth Waxman, chair of WilmerHale's Appellate and Supreme Court practice, is ranked as the number one attorney in Washington DC. This is the fifth consecutive year Waxman has been ranked as one of the "Top Ten" attorneys by the Washington DC Super Lawyers magazine and the first year he has been ranked number one.
Partner Jamie Gorelick, chair of WilmerHale's Defense, National Security and Government Contracts practice and co-chair of the firm's Strategic Response and Counseling Group, is listed both as a top lawyer in the general litigation practice area and among the "Top 50 Women" in Washington DC.
Among the many mentions of WilmerHale lawyers in this year's edition, the Appellate Group's recognitions are particularly notable with Counsel Daniel Kearney, Jr. and Senior Associate Kurt Kastorf both being named "Rising Stars."
WilmerHale's Antitrust and Competition Practice also had a significant showing with five of its group members included in this year's rankings.
The objective of Super Lawyers is to "provide a credible, comprehensive and diverse," resource and method for attorneys and consumers to use when researching legal representation. The attorneys selected are first nominated, then surveyed by their peers, and finally, evaluated by their professional accomplishments. Super Lawyers list attorneys by practice areas and region.
The full list of WilmerHale attorneys ranked in this year's Washington DC Super Lawyers magazine:
Charlene Barshefsky - International
Russell J. Bruemmer - Banking
Patrick J. Carome - Entertainment & Sports
David L. Cavanaugh - Intellectual Property
Louis R. Cohen - Appellate
Elisebeth Collins Cook - General Litigation
Edward C. DuMont - Appellate
Craig Goldblatt - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Jamie Gorelick - General Litigation; "Top 50 Women" in Washington DC
Leon B. Greenfield - Antitrust
Franca Harris Gutierrez - Banking
Todd Hettenbach - Business Litigation; "Rising Star" in Washington DC
Samir Jain - Communications
Kurt G. Kastorf - Appellate; "Rising Star" in Washington DC
Daniel P. Kearney, Jr. - Appellate; "Rising Star" in Washington DC
R. Scott Kilgore - Employment & Labor
William J. Kolasky - Antitrust
James W. Lowe - Antitrust
Eric Mahr - Antitrust
Reginald B. McKnight - General Litigation; "Rising Star" in Washington DC
William R. McLucas - Securities & Corporate Finance
Randolph D. Moss - Appellate
Jaclyn Moyer - Securities Litigation; "Rising Star" in Washington DC
Thomas Mueller - Antitrust
Jonathan E. Nuechterlein - Communications
David W. Ogden - Business Litigation
William J. Perlstein - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; "Top 100" lawyers in Washington DC
James L. Quarles, III. - Intellectual Property Litigation
Howard M. Shapiro - Criminal Defense; "Top 100" lawyers in Washington DC
Seth P. Waxman - Appellate; Named the number one lawyer in Washington DC; Listed in "Top 100" lawyers in Washington DC
Brian C. Smith - Business Litigation; "Rising Star" in Washington DC
Harry J. Weiss - Securities and Corporate Finance
Thomas W. White - Business/Corporate
Paul R.Q. Wolfson - Appellate