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Gary Born Voted World's Best International Litigator in Legal Media Poll

June 23, 2006

Gary Born has been chosen among 25 leading litigators from around the world in Legal Media's Expert Guides to the World's Leading Lawyers - Best of the Best 2006. Mr. Born received an exceptional number of nominations from international practitioners, in-house counsel and academics - more than any other practitioner - during Legal Media's three-month study. He tops the list with more nominations received than any other litigator by the international legal practitioners, in-house counsel, and academics Legal Media Group surveyed as part of their research.

Mr. Born heads WilmerHale's international dispute resolution and arbitration practices and is widely regarded as one of the world's leading authorities on both subjects. Mr. Born was lead counsel in four of the largest institutional arbitrations in history, and has participated in countless other international litigations and arbitrations. Mr. Born has lectured and taught widely, including at universities in Europe and the United States.

He is the author of International Civil Litigation in U.S. Courts (4th ed. 2006), an 1100 page commentary and casebook, which is forthcoming from Aspen Publishers. He is also the author International Commercial Arbitration (2d ed. 2000 Kluwer/Transnational Publishers), and International Arbitration and Forum Selection Clauses (2d ed. 2006 Kluwer). All books may be purchased through the Aspen Publishers website at www.aspenpublishers.com.

"We are pleased, but not surprised, to see that Gary has been recognized as the world's leading international litigator in Legal Media's Best of the Best 2006 edition. Our international disputes practice is among the best in the world and we are delighted by this recognition," said William J. Perlstein, co-managing partner at WilmerHale.

Legal Media Group is a Euromoney Institutional Investor company. Best of the Best is an international guide to the world's leading lawyers. Researchers for the guide are in touch with over 30,000 in-house counsel and private practice lawyers in more than 90 countries to have them identify the "Best of the Best" in the legal industry.