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MAY 20, 2015 – In its latest guide to the U.S. legal market, Chambers USA has recognized 86 Davis Wright Tremaine LLP attorneys across 31 practice areas and eight offices as leaders in their fields.

Chambers selects law firms and individuals for inclusion in the guide, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, based on research gathered through extensive in-depth interviews with in-house counsel, industry experts, and leading private practice attorneys.

Chambers awarded Davis Wright Tremaine its top ranking—Band 1—in 13 practice areas across five states, including:

  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Washington)
  • Corporate/Commercial including Tax (Washington)
  • Corporate/M&A (Alaska)
  • Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation (California)
  • Immigration (Washington)
  • Labor & Employment (Washington and Alaska)
  • Litigation: General Commercial (Washington)
  • Media & Entertainment (District of Columbia)
  • Media & Entertainment Litigation (California and New York)
  • Real Estate (Washington and Alaska).

Chambers also recognized 13 Davis Wright attorneys as leaders in nationwide categories:

  • Robert Balin (First Amendment Litigation)
  • Robert Corn-Revere (First Amendment Litigation)
  • Robert J. Driscoll (Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory)
  • Nancy J. Felsten (Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory)
  • Laura R. Handman (First Amendment Litigation)
  • Bruce E.H. Johnson (First Amendment Litigation)
  • Victor A. Kovner (First Amendment Litigation)
  • Jesse D. Lyon (Food & Beverages: Alcohol)
  • Elizabeth A. McNamara (First Amendment Litigation)
  • Malcolm A. Moore (Wealth Management: Western Region)
  • Kelli L. Sager (First Amendment Litigation)
  • Rochelle Buchsbaum Spandorf (Franchising)
  • Linda Steinman (First Amendment Litigation)

In addition, Sager was named a “Star Individual” for First Amendment Litigation Nationwide, one of just four lawyers in the country to receive that designation.

The full list of Chambers-ranked Davis Wright Tremaine attorneys follows, along with the geographic region they are recognized in.

Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory
Nancy J. Felsten (Nationwide)
Robert J. Driscoll (Nationwide)

Allison A. Davis (California)

Ragan Powers (Washington)
Harvey Schochet (California)

Greg F. Adams (Washington)
Bruce Bjerke (Washington)
Jonathan Michaels (Washington)
Joseph D. Weinstein (Washington)
Joseph P. Whitford (Washington)
Marcus Williams (Washington)

Corporate/Commercial: Tax
Pamela Charles (Washington)
LaVerne Woods (Washington)
James E. Wreggelsworth (Washington)

Stephen Davis (Oregon)
Jon S. Dawson (Alaska)
Barbara Simpson Kraft (Alaska)
Michael C. Phillips (Oregon)
Joseph Reece (Alaska)

Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation
Jeffrey Gray (California)
Steven Greenwald (California)

Lawrence B. Burke (Oregon)
Richard W. Elliott (Washington)
Richard M. Glick (Oregon)
Michael Jungreis (Alaska)
Lynn T. Manolopoulos (Washington)
David Ubaldi (Washington)

First Amendment Litigation
Robert Balin (Nationwide)
Robert Corn-Revere (Nationwide)
Laura R. Handman (Nationwide)
Bruce E.H. Johnson (Nationwide)
Victor A. Kovner (Nationwide)
Elizabeth A. McNamara (Nationwide)
Kelli L. Sager (Nationwide)
Linda Steinman (Nationwide)

Food & Beverages: Alcohol
Jesse D. Lyon (Nationwide)

Rochelle Spandorf (Nationwide)

Health Care
Dennis S. Diaz (California)
Kathleen Drummy (California)
Terri D. Keville (California)
Robert L. Schuchard (California)

Christopher R. Helm (Washington)
Richard M. Rawson (Washington)

Intellectual Property
Benjamin Byer (Washington)
Stuart R. Dunwoody (Washington)
Warren J. Rheaume (Washington)
George Rondeau (Washington)

Intellectual Property: Trademark & Copyright
Edward J. Davis (New York)
Marcia B. Paul (New York)

Labor & Employment
Mark W. Berry (Washington)
Robert A. Blackstone (Washington)
Henry Farber (Washington)
Gregory Fisher (Alaska)
Elizabeth Pifke Hodes (Alaska)
Mark A. Hutcheson (Washington)
Judith Droz Keyes (California)
Thomas A. Lemly (Washington)
Chrys Martin (Oregon)
Jenna Mooney (Oregon)
Lawton Penn (Washington)
Michael Reiss (Washington)
Laura Sack (New York)
Robert K. Stewart (Alaska)

Litigation: General Commercial
Jon S. Dawson (Alaska)
David A. Ernst (Oregon)
Rebecca Francis (Washington)
Robert Maguire (Washington)
Lisa Marchese (Washington)
John F. McGrory (Oregon)
Douglas C. Ross (Washington)
Stephen M. Rummage (Washington)

Media & Entertainment
Robert Corn-Revere (District of Columbia)
Laura R. Handman (District of Columbia)

Media & Entertainment: Copyright & Contract Disputes
Elizabeth A. McNamara (New York)
Marcia B. Paul (New York)

Media & Entertainment: First Amendment Litigation
Thomas R. Burke (California)
Victor A. Kovner (New York)
Elizabeth A. McNamara (New York)
Kelli L. Sager (California)
Alonzo Wickers IV (California)

Media & Entertainment: Mainly Regulatory
Robert Corn-Revere (District of Columbia)

Media & Entertainment: Theater
M. Graham Coleman (New York)

Media & Entertainment: Transactional
Jill Cohen (California)

Real Estate
Jon Dawson (Alaska)
Marco de Sa e Silva (Washington)
Thomas A. Goeltz (Washington)
Eugene L. Grant (Oregon)
Jim Greenfield (Washington)
Warren Koons (Washington)
Barbara Simpson Kraft (Alaska)
Donald E. Percival (Washington)
Joseph Reece (Alaska)
Thomas S. Smith (Oregon)

Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
Phillip E. Grillo (Oregon)
John E. Keegan (Washington)

Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite: Regulatory
Paul Glist (District of Columbia)

Wealth Management: Western Region
Malcolm A. Moore (Nationwide)

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