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HELPING FAMILIES FOR DECADES PERSONAL INJURY FIRM REGAN ZAMBRI LONG PLLC HAS A HISTORY OF SECURING JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS OF SOME OF WASHINGTON’S WORST TRAGEDIES PAGE 11


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Seated, left to right: Victor E. Long, Paul J. Cornoni, Patrick M. Regan, Salvatore J. Zambri

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REGAN ZAMBRI LONG PLLC T here are few awards that the lawyers of Regan Zambri Long PLLC haven’t received over their decades of representing clients in personal injury cases: Individually they have been included in The Best Lawyers in America, named in Super Lawyers, honored with the highest rating by Martindale-Hubbell and listed among the top one percent of attorneys in the Washington metropolitan area by Washingtonian magazine. In 2016, the firm is ranked Tier 1 in Washington, D.C., for plaintiffs’ medical malpractice law and personal injury litigation by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.”

“This kind of recognition by Best Lawyers is particularly rewarding because the selection is made by our peers. Clearly, our extensive trial experience has been a significant factor in our success and in our selection over the last 10 years,” says firm president Patrick M. Regan, who was included in this year’s edition of The Best Lawyers in America along with partners Salvatore Zambri, Victor Long, and Paul Cornoni. In 2014, Regan was named Best Lawyers’ Washington, D.C., Lawyer of the Year for plaintiffs’ medical malpractice law. “We built our reputation by trying cases throughout the District of

Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland; because of that, our opponents know that we never prepare our cases to settle—we always have an eye toward how we will win at trial.” A boutique firm with big firm capabilities, Regan Zambri Long PLLC has been called D.C.’s top personal injury boutique by Washingtonian magazine, and no wonder—the firm’s seven attorneys have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for clients in cases of medical malpractice, wrongful death, birth injuries, defective products, automobile collisions, consumer fraud, and other serious injuries.


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“We have more than 100 years of combined experience in advocating for people who have been seriously injured due to the negligence of others; as a result, we can offer expertise in all facets of personal injury law,” Regan says. Regan himself has handled more than 90 cases that have resulted in settlements or verdicts in excess of $1 million, and he credits these results to the firm’s teamwork and selectivity. “We work together in preparing cases by conducting exhaustive investigations, retaining highly qualified experts, and engaging in aggressive discovery. We also limit our caseload so that we have

the time and resources to sit down with all of our potential clients and truly explore their cases.” This attention to detail has helped Regan and his colleagues achieve significant results, such as a $17.4 million recovery for an attorney who suffered brain damage when his motorized wheelchair malfunctioned, and a $4.8 million jury verdict for a man who was assaulted at a D.C. nightclub. It has also led a number of physicians or their family members to turn to Regan Zambri Long PLLC for help when they themselves have fallen victim to medical malpractice.

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“What I appreciate about this area of the law is that each case is unique and every client is different,” says Regan, who is board-certified in civil trial advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. “It is always satisfying when you are able to make a difference for people in need.”

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SCHOCHOR, FEDERICO AND STATON, P.A. A fter 31 years in practice, Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A., has recovered approximately $1 billion for those harmed when surgery, medical procedures, diagnoses, and treatments go wrong. Though based in Maryland and Washington, D.C., the firm provides clients nationwide with superior legal expertise and access to the country’s leading medical professionals. “We bring to our cases a thorough knowledge of medicine, the financial resources to take on any insurance carrier or hospital, and a relentless pursuit of perfection,” says Jonathan Schochor, the firm’s senior managing partner and Best Lawyers’ 2016 Baltimore Lawyer of the Year for medical malpractice law. In the past few years alone, Schochor and his firm have achieved what is reportedly the largest single-perpetrator sexual abuse settlement in United States history (a result of $190 million), and a $123 million settlement in another high-profile medical malpractice class action lawsuit. These results, along with the firm’s many other accomplishments, have earned the firm’s founding partners—Schochor, Philip C. Federico, and Kerry D. Staton—the highest respect from clients, judges, and peers. The firm has also grown to include partners James D. Cardea, Scott P. Kurlander, and Jonathan Goldberg, and associates Brent Ceryes and Chris Merrill. In addition to these trial attorneys, the firm employs a full-time staff of medical investigators, three of whom are attorneys and associates at the firm—Lauren A. Schochor, Tara Clary, and Nicole Szeliga. Brian Switzer serves as the firm’s chief investigator, and the firm’s lawyers also have access to approximately 500 medical experts throughout the United States and abroad from every area of medicine and surgery. “All of these professionals add to the firm’s depth of experience in investigating, preparing, and trying medical malpractice cases,” says

Federico, Best Lawyers’ 2014 Baltimore Lawyer of the Year for plaintiffs’ medical malpractice law. “Together, we go the distance to succeed for our clients.” For six years running, all of the firm’s partners have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America. “These accolades reflect the profound difference we have been able to make for victims of medical negligence,” observes Staton, Best Lawyers’ 2013 Baltimore Lawyer of the Year for medical malpractice law.

THE FIRM CONGRATULATES JONATHAN SCHOCHOR FOR THE FOLLOWING: ü Named to the 2015 Daily Record’s list of influential Marylanders Named 2016 Lawyer of the Year (Baltimore) ü by The Best Lawyers in America ü Named 2015 Trial Lawyer of the Year (co-recipient) by Maryland Association for Justice ü Named 2015 Top Lawyer of the Year (Maryland) by Who’s Who Global Named a 2015 Cornerstone Award winner ü by SmartCEO Magazine

ADDITIONALLY, THE FIRM OR ITS LAWYERS HAVE BEEN SELECTED FOR INCLUSION IN THE FOLLOWING: ü The Best Lawyers in America ü Maryland Super Lawyers ü Newsweek—Top Law Firms in Maryland ü U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”* ü The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers ü The Litigator Awards – Trial Lawyers Board of Regents

SCHOCHOR, FEDERICO AND STATON, P.A. BALTIMORE 1211 St. Paul Street | Baltimore, MD 21202 toll free 888.234.0001 | phone 410.234.1000 | fax 410.234.1010 WASHINGTON, D.C. 1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW #1000 | Washington, D.C. 20036 phone 202.408.3300

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* Ranked Tier 1 in medical malpractice law – plaintiffs in Baltimore 2015

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Personal injury firm Regan Zambri Long PLLC has a history of securing justice for victims of some of Washington’s worst tragedies.

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Q In your opinion, what makes a good personal injury lawyer?

Q How do you decide whether someone has a case or not?

A The best personal injury lawyers get to know the client like a family member or a close friend. Unless the lawyer knows the client well, it will be impossible for that lawyer to adequately explain to a jury or a judge how the injury impacted the client. After getting to know the client, the best personal injury lawyers educate their client about how cases are reviewed and evaluated by insurance companies and the courts. It is critical that clients recognize that the insurance companies evaluate a stack of papers that include medical records and bills, lost wage forms, photographs, and police reports. In every case, this stack of papers does not perfectly reflect what the client endured. If the client knows from the start how cases are evaluated, the client can take steps to minimize the disparity between what they are going through and what is contained in a demand package. These initial steps lay the foundation for a lawyer to be effective at trial.

A We bring the potential client in for a detailed interview and determine whether additional investigative work is needed. We can usually assess liability for car accidents during the initial client interview. In cases where a person falls, we often need to independently inspect the location of the fall. In a recent case, an inspection of the location revealed that a building was designed with small oneinch diameter drains that allowed water, including melting snow, to drain across a handicapped parking space. During the winter months, this led to thin sheets of clear ice across a handicapped parking space. These drains were so small that they were not visible in photographs taken by the client. Medical malpractice cases often involve the death of a loved one or injuries to an elderly person in a nursing home where the lawyer needs to review medical records before being able to assess whether a case exists.

Q You call yours a “diverse personal injury practice”—what exactly does that entail? A The personal injury practice at RGPH covers everything from medical malpractice, premises liability, car accident, and defective products cases. There are rules that govern almost any activity or item that is potentially dangerous. Our lawyers review cases with the assumption that potential clients honestly believe that they were injured because someone failed to follow a safety rule. The clients often do not know what was done incorrectly, but that something must have been done wrong. The lawyers at RGPH become detectives and learn the applicable rules to the situation.

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George P. Patterson on excellence in the practice of personal injury law and the challenges and rewards of working to improve clients’ lives one case at a time.

George P. Patterson

Q Do you more often settle out of court, or go to trial? Is one preferable?

Q What challenges and rewards come along with practicing personal injury law?

A The goal at RGPH is to give the clients the best possible choice between a settlement and a trial. We often are able to to procure favorable settlement offers because of the work we perform with clients early in the case to make certain that the difficulties they endure after an injury are documented. Cases where the injuries suffered by the clients are poorly documented often require a trial to procure a fair result. Our experience is that clients prefer the option of considering a fair settlement offer over being forced to trial. Nevertheless, there are low property damage car accident cases and cases involving certain insurance companies where the expectation is that a lawsuit will need to be filed.

A Personal injury litigation is an adversarial process. Insurance companies and defense attorneys have duties that are typically against the interests of those injured in accidents. Almost every injury case is challenging because it involves a fight. The greatest reward is taking a difficult case that you believe in and obtaining a recovery that dramatically improves your client’s life. Q How do you navigate the sometimes sensitive issues for personal injury clients? A I often embrace the sensitive issues in a case because these sensitive issues tend to help a jury to relate to the client and sympathize with

the difficulties that the client had to endure. For example, I had a client that struggled with her weight all of her life. During the two years before an accident, she lost well over 100 pounds through vigorous exercise. By the time the case was heard, she had regained all of the weight due to an ankle injury that prevented her from exercising. When the case was heard, two photographs were placed side by side. The first was a photograph of her two years before the accident and the other was a photograph of her a week before the accident. People naturally do not want to hear excuses about one’s weight, but any person that saw those photographs knew my client had worked extremely hard to lose this weight. They also knew my client would have continued to exercise had she been able to do so.

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Randolph Teslik (criminal defense: white collar, 2006) was part of a team that won a dismissal of a case against an event planning company brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The judge threw out the EEOC’s case, which alleged that the company’s background check policies produced a disparate impact on African-Americans and men, citing mistakes and omissions in the statistical analyses provided by the EEOC’s expert witness.

► Arent Fox: Peter R. Zeidenberg (criminal

defense: white-collar, 2012) successfully represented a Chinese-American woman accused of espionage. The woman, who worked as a hydrologist for the National Weather Service, had taken a trip to China and met briefly with a former classmate who now works for the Chinese government. She had also used a personal password given to the entire office by one of her colleagues. Shortly after she returned from her PETER ZEIDENBERG trip, she was arrested by the FBI and accused of using a stolen password to acquire information about U.S. infrastructure and hiding her meeting with a senior Chinese government official. Zeidenberg spoke with federal prosecutors a week before the trial was set to begin, explaining her case, and the prosecutors dropped the charges the next day.

► Baker & Miller: Donald I. Baker (antitrust law;

intellectual property law; international arbitration, 1983) received the American Antitrust Institute’s Alfred E. Kahn Award for Antitrust Achievement.

► Bancroft, McGavin, Horvath & Judkins:

John D. McGavin represented the family of a deceased Army colonel whose remains were lost by a funeral home and another person’s body found in his casket at his funeral service. The case was settled out of court and the colonel’s remains were recovered.

► Carr Maloney: Paul J. Maloney (personal injury litigation, 2013) is representing a Japanese company and inventor who are suing the attorneys who filed their U.S. patent, after their patent was denied, for not translating the Japanese language of the patent into English.

► Covington & Burling: Stuart E. Eizenstat

(government relations practice; international trade and finance law, 2006) contributed an opinion article to The New York Times, “Jimmy Carter’s Unheralded Legacy,” arguing in favor of viewing Carter’s presidency in a new light. Eizenstat served in the State, Commerce, and Treasury Departments during the Clinton Administration and was chief White House domestic policy advisor to President Carter.

► Dickstein Shapiro: Barry Wm. Levine

(commercial litigation; criminal defense: whitecollar, 1995) is representing John Hinckley in his appeal to be released from the psychiatric hospital where he has been primarily confined since his attempted assassination of President Reagan in 1981. Hinckley’s psychosis and depression have been judged by his doctors to be in “full, stable, sustained remission,” says Levine.

► Ethridge, Quinn, Kemp, McAuliffe, Rowan & Hartinger: Kathleen M. Dumais (family law, 2009) contributed an opinion piece to The Washington Post, arguing that circuit court judges should be selected by a merit system,

rather than by election, titled “Md.’s method for choosing judges is wrong.” Dumais is a representative of the 15th District in the Maryland House of Delegates.

► Sidley Austin: Thomas C. Green (bet-the-

company litigation; commercial litgation; criminal defense: non-white-collar; criminal defense: white-collar, 1983) is representing former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dennis Hastert against charges of making large cash withdrawals in violation of banking laws to allegedly pay a blackmailer who threatened Hastert with announcing that he had sexually abused him years before.

► Gibson Dunn: David Debold (criminal defense:

white collar; securities / capital markets law, 2014) led an advisory group to the U.S. Sentencing Commission in its judgment to make sentencing guidelines in white-collar fraud cases more closely line up with the harm caused to victims of fraud and the intent of the offenders, rather than focus on the larger financial repercussions of fraud.

► Stein Sperling Bennett De Jong Driscoll:

Paul T. Stein (commercial litigation; criminal defense: non-white-collar; family law, 2012) successfully defended a police officer accused of perjury. Stein argued, in part, that the officer had not been familiar with the rules of the court when representing himself in a previous case decided in his favor and that the prosecutor in the case took the officer back to court for perjury, seemingly out of spite and to protect his own reputation. The circuit court found that the prosecutor failed to adequately prove his case.

► Goldstein & Russell: Thomas C. Goldstein

(appellate practice, 2008) argued at the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s 2015 Mock Trial in Washington, D.C. The mock trial was based on Cervantes’ classic novel Don Quixote, and Goldstein appealed a guardianship decision for Don Quixote to the Supreme Court of La Mancha, presided over by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. As DCTheatreScene.com reports, the court ruled “that without impossible dreams there would be no progress” and that Quixote does not need a guardian to look after him.

► Vinson & Elkins: John P. Ellwood (appellate

practice, 2013) won a case on appeal before the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of a man who posted violent statements to his Facebook page, written by himself, that seemingly targeted his wife who had recently separated from him. He served almost four years in prison for making threatening statements, but the Supreme Court reversed his conviction, saying that these statements were not enough to convict him and his mental state had to be accounted for.

► Hollingsworth: Richard O. Faulk

(environmental law, 2008) contributed an opinion article to Forbes, “Stop Demonizing Fossil Fuels,” arguing that minimizing the use of fossil fuels like coal would deprive developing nations of a chance at economic growth and development. Faulk is senior director of energy and the environment at the George Mason University School of Law.

► Wiley Rein: Andrew G. McBride (appellate

practice; communications law, 2010) is working pro bono with the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs (WLC) to fight for Kelvin Sewell, the former police chief of Pocomoke City, MD, who they allege was unlawfully fired by the mayor because he stood up for two African-American police officers who had filed a complaint. Sewell was the first African-American to serve as Pocomoke City’s police chief.

► Jones Day: Richard D. Milone (insurance law,

2016) joined the firm as partner from Kelley Drye & Warren.

► Joseph Greenwald & Laake:

David Bulitt (family law, 2007) published his first novel, Card Game, about a divorce lawyer whose friend’s death leads him to re-evaluate his life.

► Wilkinson Barker Knauer: Karol Lyn Newman (energy law, 2006) joined the firm from McDermott Will & Emery and will lead the firm’s energy practice group.

► King & Spalding: Bobby R.

Burchfield (antitrust law; commercial litigation; First Amendment law, 2001) joined the firm from McDermott Will & Emery. Granta Y. Nakayama (environmental law, 2011) joined the firm as partner from Kirkland & Ellis.

► Williams & Connolly: David E. Kendall (bet-

the-company litigation; commercial litigation; criminal defense: white-collar; First Amendment law; media law, 1993) is representing presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in the investigation into her allegedly using a personal email address to conduct official business as secretary of state. Kendall is a long-time attorney for the Clinton family and helped defend former President Bill Clinton during his impeachment hearings in 1998.

► MarcusBonsib: Robert C. Bonsib (bet-the-

company litigation; criminal defense: non-whitecollar; criminal defense: white-collar, 2006) is representing a former FBI agent who became addicted to prescription painkillers to treat pain associated with his ulcer and then stole heroin from evidence lockers, leading to dismissal of at least 24 separate drug cases. The man has pleaded guilty to all charges.

► Zavos Juncker Law

Group: Michele Zavos (family law, 2012) was honored by the Rainbow History Project in Washington, D.C., as an important leader and champion of LGBTfriendly family law.

► Morrison & Foerester: Roxann E. Henry (antitrust law, 2015) was selected to chair the American Bar Association’s antitrust section.

► Paul, Weiss, Rifkind

MICHELE ZAVOS ROXANN HENRY

Wharton & Garrison: Beth A. Wilkinson (criminal defense: whitecollar, 2010) was lead counsel to drug company Pfizer in a case over prescription antidepressant Zoloft’s alleged link to birth defects. The jury in the case ruled that the warning on the drug label suggesting that doctors consider potential risks and benefits of prescribing the medication to pregnant women was sufficient.

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have prevented Ms. Glover’s death and the injuries to the other subway passengers,” notes Patrick Regan, president of Regan Zambri Long PLLC, a premier Washington personal injury firm. Regan and his law firm are representing Glover’s family and more than a dozen other passengers who suffered smoke inhalation damages. (Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board initially attributed the smoke to an electrical arcing event, where electricity escapes from faulty or decayed trackside power cables.) “Susan Glover was a daughter, a sister, a mother, and a grandmother, and her family deserves justice for its loss,” Regan says. Glover’s death was Metro’s first passenger death since two Metrorail trains crashed near the Fort Totten station in June 2009, claiming nine lives and injuring roughly 80 commuters. Regan, with partners Salvatore Zambri and Victor Long, served as lead plaintiffs’ counsel against WMATA and others in the ensuing litigation. Although that case prompted WMATA to overhaul its board of directors and upgrade its safety systems, Regan notes that this

Personal injury firm Regan Zambri Long PLLC has a history of securing justice for victims of some of Washington’s worst tragedies.

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his past June, in a study of Washington’s subway system, the Federal Transit Administration found serious fault with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s safety management infrastructure, ordering scores of corrective measures to improve its troubled rail and bus lines. Even if implemented, however, these actions would still come too late to save Susan Glover, a 61-year-old woman who died after she was overcome by smoke on a Metro subway train in January 2015. On that day, Glover was taking a Yellow Line train home to Alexandria, Virginia, during the afternoon rush hour. The train had just left L’Enfant Plaza station, when suddenly it stopped and went dark. Smoke filled the tunnel, and inside the train’s cars, passengers struggled for breath. By the time first responders arrived, more than 70 passengers required hospitalization, and Glover had died from smoke inhalation. “In this incident, WMATA officials failed to follow simple safety procedures that would

most recent incident proves the transit agency’s safety protocols remain seriously flawed. “Ms. Glover’s death was entirely preventable—nobody was hurt when the train came to a stop, but because of Metro’s unconscionable response, passengers were trapped in the train long enough for a woman to die and scores to be injured,” Regan says. “While Ms. Glover’s family is devastated by her death, they’re not seeking vengeance. With this lawsuit they are seeking justice and also improvements to the Metro system so that everyone can ride the subway safely.” At Regan Zambri Long PLLC, lawyers are committed to the goal of both securing justice for those who have suffered a tragedy and protecting the community by enforcing safety rules. The firm often acts as a force for social good, compelling manufacturers and institutions to adopt safety measures or product redesigns that will save lives. “Our society depends on the willingness of citizens to care for and serve others, and we therefore emphasize service at our firm as both a professional and personal obligation,” says Regan, who was recently honored by the Boy Scouts

of America for his work in enhancing public safety in the community. In one of his most publicized cases, Regan served as lead counsel for the family of slain New York Times journalist David Rosenbaum. In that case, the Rosenbaum family voluntarily gave up any monetary settlement in exchange for the District of Columbia’s agreement to enact significant safety reforms to its ambulance system. Regan notes, “Because of this legal case and the selfless decision by the Rosenbaum family, the District introduced fundamental changes to its emergency medical services that have since made the entire community safer for both residents and tourists.” The firm was also instrumental in persuading the Maryland legislature to pass a law requiring landlords to either replace smoke detectors without safety-battery backups or warn When we tenants that accept a case, the detectors we make a commitment to wouldn’t our clients that operate we will bring with the principled and power off. compassionate This came advocacy to their matters. after Regan -Patrick Regan resolved a case for a family that was injured in a house fire after their smoke detectors failed to sound an alarm during an area-wide electrical power outage. On a national scale, Regan Zambri Long PLLC helped prompt the federal government to request a recall of an estimated 2.7 million Chrysler Jeeps, after handling one of the lead cases against Chrysler regarding the company’s dangerous placement of gas tanks in certain Jeep models. “When we accept a case, we make a commitment to our clients that we will bring principled and compassionate advocacy to their matters, and that commitment extends to issues of public safety as well,” Regan says. www.bestlawyers.com

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ELDER LAW BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY BURNETT & WILLIAMS LAW OFFICES OF JOHN L. LASTER AND REORGANIZATION LAW John L. Laster Peter C. Burnett (P) MCNAMEE, HOSEA, JERNIGAN, KIM, NEEDHAM MITNICK & POLLACK MANASSAS, VA GREENAN & LYNCH Helen Cohn Needham James M. Greenan, Janet M. Nesse EDUCATION LAW EMINENT DOMAIN AND BET-THE-COMPANY LITIGATION BLANKINGSHIP & KEITH CONDEMNATION LAW Mary E. McGowan MARCUSBONSIB REED SMITH Robert C. Bonsib, Bruce L. Marcus Grayson P. Hanes PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION COMMERCIAL LITIGATION BLANKINGSHIP & KEITH HEALTH CARE LAW Mary E. McGowan (P) MARCUSBONSIB REED SMITH Bruce L. Marcus LOCKLIN & MORDHORST Julia Krebs-Markrich CRIMINAL DEFENSE: Kevin L. Locklin (P) INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW NON-WHITE-COLLAR MCLEAN, VA BIRCH, STEWART, KOLASCH & HOULON, BERMAN, BERGMAN, BIRCH ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION FINCI, LEVENSTEIN & SKOK James M. Slattery (C, P, T) Richard A. Finci LANE LAW SERVICES David G. Lane (A, M) LAND USE & ZONING LAW MARCUSBONSIB Robert C. Bonsib, Bruce L. Marcus WATT, TIEDER, HOFFAR & REED SMITH FITZGERALD Grayson P. Hanes* CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR Lewis J. Baker (A, M) REAL ESTATE LAW BRENNAN MCKENNA MANZI SHAY BANKING AND FINANCE LAW William C. Brennan, Jr. REED SMITH HUNTON & WILLIAMS James C. Brennan, Grayson P. MARCUSBONSIB C. Christopher Giragosian (B) Hanes* Robert C. Bonsib, Bruce L. Marcus WHITEFORD, TAYLOR & PRESTON BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR DUI/DWI DEFENSE Raymond J. Diaz**, Andrew J. DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY GOLDSTEIN & STAMM Terrell* AND REORGANIZATION LAW Leonard R. Stamm SANDS ANDERSON TRUSTS AND ESTATES George R. Pitts* FAMILY LAW BASKIN, JACKSON & DUFFETT JOSEPH GREENWALD & LAAKE John G. Jackson BET-THE-COMPANY LITIGATION David Bulitt LAW OFFICES OF JOHN L. LASTER HUNTON & WILLIAMS John L. Laster MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW Thomas J. Cawley REED SMITH JOSEPH GREENWALD & LAAKE BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS Cynthia L. Gausvik, James E. Andrew E. Greenwald (P) (INCLUDING LLCS AND McNair PARTNERSHIPS) PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION FREDERICKSBURG, VA RIMON JOSEPH GREENWALD & LAAKE Phillip Quatrini BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR Stephen A. Friedman (P), Andrew E. DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY Greenwald (P) COMMERCIAL LITIGATION AND REORGANIZATION LAW TRUSTS AND ESTATES HUNTON & WILLIAMS DALE E. ADAMS ATTORNEY AT LAW Thomas J. Cawley, Stephen M. JOSEPH GREENWALD & LAAKE Dale E. Adams Sayers Timothy P. O’Brien MORRISON & FOERSTER PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION HERNDON, VA Richard J. Vacura ALLEN, ALLEN, ALLEN & ALLEN Edward L. Allen (P) ELDER LAW COMMUNICATIONS LAW PARRISH SNEAD FRANKLIN SIMPSON MARGARET A. O’REILLY LUKAS, NACE, GUTIERREZ & SACHS Jennifer Lee Parrish (D) Margaret A. O’Reilly Brooks E. Harlow THE HARRIS LAW FIRM PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION CONSTRUCTION LAW John P. Harris III (P) GARNIER & GARNIER KRAFTSON CAUDLE GAITHERSBURG, MD Robert L. Garnier (D, P) Larry W. Caudle, Jr.**, Daniel J. Kraftson**, A. Wayne Lalle, Jr.** FAMILY LAW PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION LANE LAW SERVICES BRODSKY RENEHAN PEARLSTEIN & GARNIER & GARNIER David G. Lane BOUQUET Michael J. Garnier (D, P) MOORE & LEE Brian K. Pearlstein, Bryan Renehan WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW Charlie C.H. Lee**, Robert M. IMMIGRATION LAW Moore** ABRAMS LANDAU WATT, TIEDER, HOFFAR & GLINSMANN IMMIGRATION Douglas K.W. Landau (C) FITZGERALD Matthew R. Glinsmann, Maria LANHAM, MD Lewis J. Baker**, Kathleen O. Glinsmann Barnes**, Christopher J. Brasco**, GERMANTOWN, MD PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION Shelly L. Ewald**, Robert M. Fitzgerald**, Vivian Katsantonis, TRUSTS AND ESTATES MCCARTHY & WINKELMAN Edward J. Parrott*, Carter B. Kevin J. McCarthy (D, P) Reid**, John B. Tieder, Jr.** THE LAW OFFICES OF JAMES A. HYATT LAUREL, MD & ASSOCIATES CORPORATE LAW James Hyatt FAMILY LAW GREENBERG TRAURIG GREAT FALLS, VA Scott Meza, Mark J. Wishner LAW OFFICES OF ALLEN J. KRUGER MORRISON & FOERSTER BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR Allen J. Kruger Gregory Giammittorio, Charles W. DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY LEESBURG, VA Katz, Thomas J. Knox, Lawrence T. AND REORGANIZATION LAW BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR Yanowitch THE RIFKIN LAW FIRM DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY ROTH DONER JACKSON Lawrence F. Rifkin AND REORGANIZATION LAW Mitchell N. Roth INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION ROGAN MILLER ZIMMERMAN THINKLAW OSCAR M. GARIBALDI - ARBITRATOR Christopher L. Rogan** W. Thomas Parrott III Oscar M. Garibaldi (C, G) CONSTRUCTION LAW CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW RANDALL C. ALLEN GREENBERG TRAURIG RJSMITH LEGAL COUNSELORS Randall C. Allen** David G. Barger Robert J. Smith (EM, LE*, LM) FAMILY LAW EMPLOYEE BENEFITS (ERISA) LAW GREENBELT, MD BOWDEN COOCH & MEYER GREENBERG TRAURIG Ian A. Herbert ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION Tracy A. Meyer GRAHAM LAW FIRM HUNTON & WILLIAMS JAMS Cheryl K. Graham David A. Mustone Howard S. Chasanow (A, M), JOSEPH & MISCHE Dennis M. Sweeney (A, M) PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW Nan M. Joseph PITTMAN Howard L. Clemons

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ENVIRONMENTAL LAW VENTURE CAPITAL LAW COMMUNICATIONS LAW KAZMAREK MOWREY CLOUD MORRISON & FOERSTER COOLEY LASETER Thomas J. Knox Douglas P. Lobel Kipp A. Coddington** WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW CONSTRUCTION LAW FAMILY LAW LITTLER MENDELSON COOLEY THE CONDO LAW GROUP Michael N. Salveson (E) John G. Lavoie Joseph A. Condo ODIN, FELDMAN & PITTLEMAN MIDDLEBURG, VA Robert Richardson IMMIGRATION LAW TRUSTS AND ESTATES CORPORATE LAW GREENBERG TRAURIG CONSTANTINE L. DIMOS Laura Foote Reiff, Martha J. COOLEY Constantine L. Dimos Schoonover Michael R. Lincoln, Andrew Lustig OAKTON, VA INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW EMINENT DOMAIN AND CONDEMNATION LAW PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW ELDER LAW PITTMAN ODIN, FELDMAN & PITTLEMAN SHERI R. ABRAMS, ATTORNEY AT LAW William P. Atkins (IP*, P, P*), Dexter S. Odin Sheri R. Abrams George M. Sirilla (IP*, P*) FAMILY LAW POTOMAC, MD LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW GRENADIER, STARACE, DUFFETT, HUNTON & WILLIAMS BANKING AND FINANCE LAW KEISLER & LEVI Thomas J. Cawley (EM, LM), Shirley Keisler, Arlene T. Starace SHULMAN ROGERS GANDAL PORDY Thomas P. Murphy (EM, LE*, LM) & ECKER HIRSCH & EHLENBERGER LITTLER MENDELSON Morton A. Faller (M) Carol L. Ehlenberger, Brian M. Thomas J. Flaherty (EM, LE*, BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR Hirsch LM), Elizabeth A. Lalik (EM, LE*), DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY ODIN, FELDMAN & PITTLEMAN Michael N. Salveson (EM, LM) AND REORGANIZATION LAW J. Patrick McConnell MORRISON & FOERSTER SHULMAN ROGERS GANDAL PORDY Daniel P. Westman (EI, EM, FAMILY LAW MEDIATION & ECKER LE*, LM) ODIN, FELDMAN & PITTLEMAN Morton A. Faller**, Michael J. Leslye S. Fenton LAND USE & ZONING LAW Lichtenstein HUNTON & WILLIAMS Francis A. McDermott, John C. McGranahan, Jr.

FRANCHISE LAW FAMILY LAW DLA PIPER SHULMAN ROGERS GANDAL PORDY Barry M. Heller, Bret Lowell, Tao Xu & ECKER LEGAL MALPRACTICE LAW Hadrian N. Hatfield, Scott M. PLAVE KOCH Strickler Regina B. Amolsch, Leslie D. SANDS ANDERSON Curran, Marisa D. Faunce, David J. Jonathan Schraub (D) REAL ESTATE LAW Koch, Michael R. Laidhold, Lee WILSON ELSER MOSKOWITZ J. Plave, James Rubinger, John SHULMAN ROGERS GANDAL PORDY EDELMAN & DICKER M. Tifford & ECKER Thomas L. Appler (D) David M. Kochanski**, Lawrence A. IMMIGRATION LAW Shulman, Samuel M. Spiritos MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW GOEL & ANDERSON SANDS ANDERSON SECURITIES / CAPITAL Vic Goel Michael T. Marr (D) MARKETS LAW ODIN, FELDMAN & PITTLEMAN WILSON ELSER MOSKOWITZ SHULMAN ROGERS GANDAL PORDY Nancy M. Lawrence EDELMAN & DICKER & ECKER Thomas L. Appler (D), Cynthia L. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW Paul Huey-Burns (R, S*) Santoni (D) TRUSTS AND ESTATES DLA PIPER Dale S. Lazar (P) MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS LAW SHULMAN ROGERS GANDAL PORDY FINNEGAN, HENDERSON, FARABOW, GREENBERG TRAURIG & ECKER GARRETT & DUNNER Scott Meza Jay M. Eisenberg Christopher P. Foley (IP*, P, P*, MORRISON & FOERSTER T), Kenneth M. Frankel (IP*, P), PRINCE WILLIAM, VA Lawrence T. Yanowitch Charles E. Lipsey (IP*, P*) COMMERCIAL LITIGATION PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW PITTMAN WALSH, COLUCCI, LUBELEY & WALSH Steven L. Meltzer CHARLSON BREDEHOFT COHEN Garth M. Wainman BROWN & JONES PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE LAW LAND USE & ZONING LAW Elaine Charlson Bredehoft (EI) SANDS ANDERSON WALSH, COLUCCI, LUBELEY & WALSH COOLEY J. Jonathan Schraub (D) Elizabeth L. Lewis (EM, LM) John H. Foote**, Michael D. Lubeley** WILSON ELSER MOSKOWITZ JACKSON LEWIS EDELMAN & DICKER MUNICIPAL LAW Misti Mukherjee (EM, LE*) Thomas L. Appler (D) WALSH, COLUCCI, LUBELEY & WALSH ODIN, FELDMAN & PITTLEMAN Timothy M. McConville (EM, REAL ESTATE LAW John H. Foote** LE*, LM) HUNTON & WILLIAMS REAL ESTATE LAW Francis A. McDermott, John C. LAND USE & ZONING LAW McGranahan, Jr. WALSH, COLUCCI, LUBELEY & WALSH COOLEY John H. Foote, Michael D. PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW Antonio J. Calabrese, Colleen P. Lubeley** PITTMAN Gillis, Mark C. Looney David L. Miller RESTON, VA ODIN, FELDMAN & PITTLEMAN John McBride SECURITIES / CAPITAL BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR MARKETS LAW DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY LEVERAGED BUYOUTS AND MORRISON & FOERSTER AND REORGANIZATION LAW PRIVATE EQUITY LAW Jack L. Lewis (R, S) ODIN, FELDMAN & PITTLEMAN COOLEY PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW Donald F. King, Alexander M. Michael R. Lincoln, Andrew Lustig PITTMAN Laughlin Steven L. Meltzer (S) MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW BIOTECHNOLOGY LAW HALL & SETHI TAX LAW POSZ LAW GROUP Robert T. Hall (P) MORRISON & FOERSTER Richard H. Shear John S. Harper MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS LAW BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS TECHNOLOGY LAW (INCLUDING LLCS AND COOLEY PARTNERSHIPS) Michael R. Lincoln, Andrew Lustig, MORRISON & FOERSTER Geoff Willard Thomas J. Knox ODIN, FELDMAN & PITTLEMAN MUNICIPAL LAW John S. Wisiackas TRUSTS AND ESTATES COMMERCIAL LITIGATION ODIN, FELDMAN & PITTLEMAN CHARLES E. TAYLOR Dexter S. Odin** Charles E. Taylor ODIN, FELDMAN & PITTLEMAN PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION Bruce M. Blanchard FREDERICK J. TANSILL & ASSOCIATES HALL & SETHI Frederick J. Tansill Robert T. Hall (P)

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Back row, left to right: Sarah J. Broder, Maureen Glackin, Maria Patterson, Paul J. Reinstein and Daniel Renart. Seated: Mark A. Kohl, Randall S. Herriott, George P. Patterson and Kieran Murphy.

beginning.” At Reinstein, Glackin, Patterson & Herriott, each client’s case is given the sort of close attention that will ferry it from personal tragedy to fair and just result. The emotional issues surrounding a separation and the cause of the breakup of the marriage are often quite complex, as are the financial issues in a family, according to Daniel Renart, a senior associate at RGPH. Maureen Glackin, partner, head of the military divorce department at RGPH, and a 2016 Best Lawyer in America for family law in Washington, D.C., understands the complications that are singular to military divorce, including complex divisions of property and sensitive custody and child

From divorce and custody to wrongful death and brain injury, Reinstein, Glackin, Patterson & Herriott has your back.

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t the law firm of Reinstein, Glackin, Patterson & Herriott your family is their business. The firm, which has earned a Tier 1 ranking for family law in U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” in 2016, is steered by attorneys at the top of their class in family and personal injury law. They know every family happens on hard times, and when they do, those families need someone to depend on. “A good outcome in a case, whether it is personal injury or family law,” says partner George P. Patterson, “often comes down to getting very good advice from the

support issues. “Military divorces present a completely separate set of issues and challenges unique to the military lifestyle,” says Glackin. Similarly, Paul J. Reinstein, partner, president of the Maryland chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), and a Best Lawyer in America for family law and family law mediation, accepts that an excellent divorce lawyer is one that has mastered more than one trade. “To be a good family lawyer you have to be an expert in many different areas—contracts, corporate work, accounting, tax matters, evidentiary issues,” says Reinstein. “A good family lawyer is someone who has developed expertise in all of these areas and can therefore handle diverse cases with unique issues.”

That same mastery is necessary in the changing terrain of personal injury law in Maryland, a reality that partner George P. Patterson gets all too well. “A decade ago, we would see accidents so severe we could only conclude they were caused by a drunk driver or a sudden medical emergency like a heart attack,” says Patterson. “Then there was a real increase in these sorts of accidents, and we began to learn and discover that these were situations where people were texting while driving.” One thing is essential to staying on top of changing legislation and complicated family law, according to RGPH partner Randall Herriott, and that’s preparation. “We take great pride in our chosen vocation, and we focus on preparation, whether it means legal research, trial strategy, managing client expectations, or interviewing and preparing witnesses,” says Herriott. “We work hard to instill a sense of confidence in our clients, who are typically experiencing A client that comes to our fear and firm will develop angst.” a pretty close A positive relationship with their result in lawyer, and we difficult, will take them multifaceted through every family step in that process. matters and -George P. Patterson sensitive personal injury cases means that at RGPH, your family might be their business, but for them, it is personal, too. “The firm itself spends a great deal of attorney time with each case,” says Patterson. “A client that comes to our firm will develop a pretty close relationship with their lawyer, and we will take them through every step in that process.” www.bestlawyers.com

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REAL ESTATE LAW ELDER LAW COOLEY CAMILLA O. MCRORY Antonio J. Calabrese, John G. Camilla O. McRory Lavoie EVAN J. KRAME ODIN, FELDMAN & PITTLEMAN Evan J. Krame Jo Anne S. Bitner, David E. RON M. LANDSMAN Feldman, Donald N. Goldrosen Ron M. Landsman TAX LAW EMINENT DOMAIN AND CONDEMNATION LAW ODIN, FELDMAN & PITTLEMAN David A. Lawrence, James B. MILLER, MILLER & CANBY Pittleman, Wayne M. Zell James L. Thompson TECHNOLOGY LAW FAMILY LAW COOLEY AVERY & UPTON Adam J. Ruttenberg Bruce E. Avery TRUSTS AND ESTATES 301.576.0950 | page 32 BERGMAN LAW ODIN, FELDMAN & PITTLEMAN Ronald B. Bergman David J. Brewer, John P. Dedon VENTURE CAPITAL LAW DRAGGA, HANNON, HESSLER & WILLS COOLEY Erik P. Arena, Patrick W. Dragga, Michael R. Lincoln Jeffrey Hannon, Kevin G. Hessler ETHRIDGE, QUINN, KEMP, ROCKVILLE, MD MCAULIFFE, ROWAN & HARTINGER APPELLATE PRACTICE Kathleen M. Dumais FELSEN & SARGENT BRAULT GRAHAM Jon W. Sargent Albert D. Brault COLLABORATIVE LAW: CIVIL FIERST & FINK Stephanie L. Fink OAKLEY & ECKSTEIN HESS FAMILY LAW Suzy Eckstein Geraldine Welikson Hess COLLABORATIVE LAW: FAMILY LAW HOULON, BERMAN, BERGMAN, FINCI, LEVENSTEIN & SKOK AVERY & UPTON Stuart Muntzing Skok Bruce E. Avery 301.576.0950 | page 32 JO BENSON FOGEL Jo Benson Fogel COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE CENTER 301.468.2288 | page 32 OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY Darcy A. Shoop JOSEPH GREENWALD & LAAKE Jeffrey N. Greenblatt FIERST & FINK 240.399.7894 | page 22 Stephanie L. Fink OAKLEY & ECKSTEIN OAKLEY & ECKSTEIN Suzy Eckstein Suzy Eckstein THE WEISBAUM LAW FIRM SACHITANO & ASSOCIATES Steven M. Weisbaum Nancy A. Sachitano COMMERCIAL LITIGATION MURPHY & MOOD Thomas D. Murphy STEIN SPERLING BENNETT DE JONG DRISCOLL Millard S. Bennett, Paul T. Stein 301.340.2020 | page 22

STEIN SPERLING BENNETT DE JONG DRISCOLL Casey Florance, Paul T. Stein 301.340.2020 | page 22

THE LAW OFFICE OF DONNA E. VAN SCOY Donna E. Van Scoy

IMMIGRATION LAW CRIMINAL DEFENSE: NON-WHITE-COLLAR LAURA KELSEY RHODES Laura Kelsey Rhodes ARMSTRONG, CHERIS & PAGE Philip H. Armstrong LAND USE & ZONING LAW BARRY H. HELFAND & DAIVD MILLER, MILLER & CANBY MARTELLA Joel S. Kline Barry H. Helfand MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW LAW OFFICES OF STEVEN D. ARMSTRONG, DONOHUE, CEPPOS, KUPFERBERG VAUGHAN & RHOADES Steven D. Kupferberg H. Kenneth Armstrong (D) STEIN SPERLING BENNETT DE JONG ASHCRAFT & GEREL DRISCOLL L. Palmer Foret (P) David C. Driscoll, Jr., Paul T. Stein 301.340.2020 | page 22 BRAULT GRAHAM Albert D. Brault (D) THE LAW OFFICE OF THOMAS L. GLEASON, FLYNN, EMIG & FOGLEMAN HEENEY Michael F. Flynn, Jr. (D), James P. Thomas L. Heeney Gleason, Jr. (D), Steven A. Hamilton CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR (D, P) SHADOAN, MICHAEL & WELLS ARMSTRONG, CHERIS & PAGE Robert R. Michael (P), Gregory K. Philip H. Armstrong Wells (P) ETHRIDGE, QUINN, KEMP, WOOD LAW OFFICES MCAULIFFE, ROWAN & HARTINGER William T. Wood (P) Paul F. Kemp PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION DUI/DWI DEFENSE ARMSTRONG, DONOHUE, CEPPOS, ARMSTRONG, CHERIS & PAGE VAUGHAN & RHOADES Philip H. Armstrong H. Kenneth Armstrong (D), Larry ETHRIDGE, QUINN, KEMP, A. Ceppos (D), Benjamin S. MCAULIFFE, ROWAN & HARTINGER Vaughan (D) Michael J. McAuliffe ASHCRAFT & GEREL KUDEL, MCGANN, DEL PINO & L. Palmer Foret (P) HUGHES BELLI, WEIL & GROZBEAN John Patrick Kudel Henry E. Weil (P) THE LAW OFFICE OF THOMAS L. BRAULT GRAHAM HEENEY Albert D. Brault (D), Daniel L. Shea Thomas L. Heeney (D), James S. Wilson (D)

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ETHRIDGE, QUINN, KEMP, MCAULIFFE, ROWAN & HARTINGER John M. Quinn (P) GERALD I. HOLTZ Gerald I. Holtz (D, P) GLEASON, FLYNN, EMIG & FOGLEMAN Gerard J. Emig (D), Michael F. Flynn, Jr. (D), James P. Gleason, Jr. (D) KARP, WIGODSKY, NORWIND, & GOLD Ronald A. Karp (P) LAW OFFICES OF DAVID S. GREENE David S. Greene (P) MCCARTHY WILSON Thomas Patrick Ryan (D) SHADOAN, MICHAEL & WELLS Robert R. Michael (P), Gregory K. Wells (P) THE LAW OFFICE OF THOMAS L. HEENEY Thomas L. Heeney (P) WOOD LAW OFFICES William T. Wood (P)

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BANKING AND FINANCE LAW SMITH PACHTER MCWHORTER Joseph P. Covington MCGUIREWOODS WILLIAM D. DOLAN, III E. Kristen Moye (B) William D. Dolan III WILLIAMS MULLEN Edmund D. Harllee (B) EDUCATION LAW BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR OFFIT KURMAN DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY Steven David Stone AND REORGANIZATION LAW FAMILY LAW LEACH TRAVELL BRITT MADDOX & GEROCK Lawrence A. Katz**, Stephen E. Marcia M. Maddox Leach** HEALTH CARE LAW MCGUIREWOODS David I. Swan MCGUIREWOODS Thomas C. Brown, Jr. VENABLE Stephen K. Gallagher** INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LAW BET-THE-COMPANY LITIGATION HOLLAND & KNIGHT Jocelyn West Brittin HOLLAND & KNIGHT Richard O. Duvall INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW MCGUIREWOODS WILLIAM D. DOLAN, III Thomas E. Spahn William D. Dolan III (IP*) WILLIAM D. DOLAN, III WOMBLE CARLYLE SANDRIDGE William D. Dolan III & RICE COMMERCIAL LITIGATION Thomas A. Cawley, Jr. (IP*) PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION BRIGLIA HUNDLEY SHADOAN, MICHAEL & WELLS LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW Amy S. Owen Robert R. Michael (P), Gregory K. MCGUIREWOODS Wells (P) HOLLAND & KNIGHT Stephen W. Robinson (EM, LE*) PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE LAW Richard O. Duvall, Brandon H. VENABLE Elledge Gregory J. Ossi (LE*), David S. BRAULT GRAHAM LEACH TRAVELL BRITT Smith (LM) Albert D. Brault (D) Robert R. Vieth WOMBLE CARLYLE SANDRIDGE SHADOAN, MICHAEL & WELLS MCGUIREWOODS & RICE Gregory K. Wells (P) Thomas E. Spahn Thomas J. Sawyer (EM, LE*) TAX LAW MILES & STOCKBRIDGE LAND USE & ZONING LAW John E. Prominski KUNDRA & ASSOCIATES HOLLAND & KNIGHT Chaya Kundra TROUTMAN SANDERS Stuart Mendelsohn Mary C. Zinsner MILES & STOCKBRIDGE MCGUIREWOODS James W. Dawson, Jr.** VENABLE Jonathan P. Rak, Gregory A. Riegle Stephen K. Gallagher STEIN SPERLING BENNETT DE JONG WILLIAM D. DOLAN, III LEVERAGED BUYOUTS AND DRISCOLL William D. Dolan III PRIVATE EQUITY LAW David S. De Jong** 301.340.2020 | page 22 WILLIAMS MULLEN HOLLAND & KNIGHT Brian Cashmere William J. Mutryn TRUSTS AND ESTATES CONSTRUCTION LAW LITIGATION - REGULATORY MCMILLAN METRO ENFORCEMENT (SEC, BRIGLIA HUNDLEY Lawrence S. Jacobs TELECOM, ENERGY) Steven D. Briglia WILLIAM D. DOLAN, III STEIN SPERLING BENNETT DE JONG HOLLAND & KNIGHT William D. Dolan III DRISCOLL Thomas M. Brownell* Ann G. Jakabcin, Steven A. Widdes KASIMER, PIERCE & SCHAECHER MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS LAW 301.340.2020 | page 22 Joseph H. Kasimer* HOLLAND & KNIGHT MCGUIREWOODS Adam J. August, William J. Mutryn, SILVER SPRING, MD M. Melissa Glassman* Eric Wechselblatt FAMILY LAW SMITH PACHTER MCWHORTER REES BROOME Mark E. Hanson**, Val S. JENNIFER FAIRFAX David J. Charles McWhorter, Richard F. Smith, Jennifer Fairfax 703.790.1911 | page 25 Dorothy E. Terrell, Brian J. Vella ZAVOS JUNCKER LAW GROUP VENABLE VARELA, LEE, METZ & GUARINO Michele Zavos Thomas W. France, Joseph C. Paul A. Varela** Schmelter IMMIGRATION LAW WILLIAMS MULLEN WOMBLE CARLYLE SANDRIDGE HAMMOND YOUNG IMMIGRATION Robert K. Cox** & RICE LAW CORPORATE GOVERNANCE John S. Gambaccini, Keith J. Denise C. Hammond, Becki L. Young AND COMPLIANCE LAW Mendelson LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW VENABLE MUNICIPAL LAW William L. Walsh Jr. (G) THE LAW OFFICES OF GARY M. BRIGLIA HUNDLEY GILBERT & ASSOCIATES CORPORATE LAW Brian J. Lubkeman Joseph D. Gebhardt (LE*) HOLLAND & KNIGHT PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW Adam J. August, Jocelyn West BRIGLIA HUNDLEY Brittin, William J. Mutryn, Eric GOLDBERG, FINNEGAN & MESTER Steven D. Briglia (P) Wechselblatt Christian C. Mester (P) PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE LAW MCGUIREWOODS TAKOMA PARK, MD Thomas C. Brown, Jr. REES BROOME IMMIGRATION LAW MILES & STOCKBRIDGE Bruce E. Titus (D) Gene Schleppenbach 703.790.1911 | page 25 LAW OFFICE OF ALISON J. BROWN Alison J. Brown REES BROOME REAL ESTATE LAW Joel M. Birken TYSONS CORNER, VA 703.790.1911 | page 25 BRIGLIA HUNDLEY Brian J. Lubkeman ADMINISTRATIVE / SQUIRE PATTON BOGGS REGULATORY LAW Robert E. Gregg, Robert B. Webb III HOLLAND & KNIGHT Stuart Mendelsohn, Curtis L. Sano, REES BROOME WOMBLE CARLYLE SANDRIDGE Colin J. Smith** Joel M. Birken & RICE LEACH TRAVELL BRITT 703.790.1911 | page 25 Jeffrey A. D. Cohen, John S. Robert R. Vieth* Gambaccini, Keith J. Mendelson ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION MCGUIREWOODS CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR Jonathan P. Rak, Gregory A. Riegle SMITH PACHTER MCWHORTER BRIGLIA HUNDLEY Mark E. Hanson (M), Val S. Steven D. Briglia, James W. Hundley McWhorter (A, M), Richard F. Smith (A, M), Brian J. Vella (A, M) HOLLAND & KNIGHT Christopher A. Myers

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UPPER MARLBORO, MD CRIMINAL DEFENSE: NON-WHITE-COLLAR SASSCER, CLAGETT & BUCHER Mark Thomas Foley FAMILY LAW LAW OFFICE OF WALTER HERBERT Walter A. Herbert, Jr. PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION THE JAKLITSCH LAW GROUP Richard L. Jaklitsch (P), Deborah Lynne Potter (P)

VIENNA, VA BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS (INCLUDING LLCS AND PARTNERSHIPS) SMOLENPLEVY Jason D. Smolen COMMERCIAL LITIGATION BORING & PILGER Karl W. Pilger CONSTRUCTION LAW BRIGLIAMCLAUGHLIN Shannon J. Briglia** EMPLOYEE BENEFITS (ERISA) LAW ISLER DARE Andrea I. O’Brien FAMILY LAW MASTERMAN KROGMANN David D. Masterman 703.827.5500 | page 25

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A HISTORIC SETTLEMENT IN A CASE THAT ROCKED MARYLAND negligently failed to supervise Dr. Levy; negligently credentialed him; and negligently failed to observe, report, prevent, or stop his unlawful activity. In the following months, Schochor and his team met with more than 2,000 victims, and Schochor says he was moved by their circumstances. “Many victims quit the medical system because of this—they stopped seeing any obstetricians/ gynecologists, they did not get their tests and studies. Many even stopped taking their children to doctors and became dysfunctional in the workplace or at home with their spouses or significant others. Most required counseling from religious leaders, professionals, and friends.” As a result, Schochor put together a steering committee and later filed a joint motion for class certification, both of which were approved. He was, in turn, selected to head the steering committee. “After obtaining class certification, our focus turned to increasing the number of patients registered in the class action, which was 3,800 women at the time of certification,” Schochor notes. To that end, Schochor and his committee worked to notify Dr. Levy’s more than 12,000 former patients of the lawsuit both through formal correspondence and by publicizing the case in newspapers and magazines and on television, social media, and the Internet. A website was set up and telephone operators were made available to register clients. During this period, Schochor also made it a priority to ensure Dr. Levy’s photos would never become public. A motion filed in January 2014 to seal those images confiscated by the Baltimore police was later granted. “As we were interviewing additional victims and researching the kind of support they would need to move on with their lives, we saw how important it was to make sure there wouldn’t be

With a $190 million recovery in a single-perpetrator sexual abuse class action—reported to be the largest in U.S. history—Schochor, Federico and Staton again proves its status as a leader in the medical negligence field.

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his past September, a Baltimore judge approved a $190 million class action settlement for the more than 8,000 patients of a Johns Hopkins’ gynecologist who secretly photographed and filmed women during exams. A clinical technician had been working alongside Johns Hopkins gynecologist Dr. Nikita Levy when she began noticing something odd: Dr. Levy usually wore a pen on a lanyard around his neck, and while performing pelvic exams, he would stand and pull the pen down, directing it at his patients. The technician suspected the pen was in fact a camera, and one day in early February 2013, she surreptitiously took it home with her. There, she was able to connect the device to a computer, and what she found confirmed her suspicions—stored on the pen camera was nearly an hour of invasive footage. After the technician reported Dr. Levy, Johns Hopkins Hospital opened an investigation and subsequently discharged the doctor for allegedly taking secret videos and photographs of his patients. “This was a gross violation of doctor-patient trust, and when Dr. Levy’s conduct became public, the outcry was huge,” recalls Jonathan Schochor, who is chairman of the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the class action lawsuit against the hospital, and served as lead counsel throughout the litigation. “A large concern remains that Dr. Levy shared some or all of these images on the Internet, and while no conclusive evidence has been found, his patients—women ranging in age from 13 to 70—felt and still feel betrayed.” Seeking closure for Dr. Levy’s patients, Schochor filed the first class action complaint against the hospital, alleging that it

Each case is different. Past success does not guarantee a favorable result in any future case.

any further violations of their privacy,” Schochor says. By the time Johns Hopkins Hospital finally agreed to a settlement in July 2014, more than 8,000 women had been registered in the class action. And the result, a $190 million recovery, is reputed to be the largest settlement for a singleperpetrator sexual abuse case in the history of the United States. Hopkins has since turned over the $190 million to a qualified settlement fund, and an allocation team was assembled, approved by the court, to evaluate each of the plaintiffs with respect to their individual damages (eligible patients are placed into four tiers based on the level of harm they incurred). “The sheer volume of lives impacted in this case has been staggering, and for many of our clients, their injuries and damages The success have we’ve found in the decades since continued then is the result through the present,” of a systematic Schochor approach to says. investigating, preparing and “Hopefully, trying cases, though, this which we’ve settlement developed over will provide many years of them with practice. the closure -Jonathan Schochor they need, and also help the community to start moving forward again.” With this settlement, Schochor, Federico and Staton continues to prove the efficacy of its practice, which has focused on medical malpractice since the firm’s inception in 1984. In addition to helming one of the largest class-action settlements in Maryland history, the firm has recovered nearly a billion dollars in verdicts and settlements for its clients. “Medical malpractice law was still in its infancy when we founded the firm, and from the start we sensed that there was a better way to represent victims than the way it was being done,” says Schochor, the senior managing partner at the firm. “The success we’ve found

Clockwise from top center: Jonathan Goldberg, Scott Kurlander*, James Cardea*, Kerry Staton*, Lauren Schochor, Jonathan Schochor* and Philip Federico*. (*Chosen to 2016 Best Lawyers)

in the decades since then is the result of a systematic approach to investigating, preparing and trying cases, which we’ve developed over many years of practice.” Prior to the firm’s inception, Schochor had already spent 10 years concentrating on medical malpractice law at a different firm. He credits his father-in-law, a board-certified obstetrician, for sparking his interest in the field back in 1974. “I became fascinated with medical law after my father-inlaw resolved to testify on behalf of injured plaintiffs against physicians and hospitals,” Schochor says. “Back then, it was very difficult and not very popular to testify on behalf of plaintiffs injured because of negligent medicine, but he was a man of great principle, and through him I learned a great deal about medicine.” Among its other recent results, Schochor, Federico and Staton was involved in a $123 million settlement in a class action lawsuit where the firm helped represent more than 1,300 plaintiffs affected by the former Delaware pediatrician Earl Bradley, who was accused of sexually abusing his young patients. “We represent plaintiffs who don’t have resources, who do not have access to the courthouse and who are unable to stand up to the large insurance companies and hospital systems—and we level the playing field for them,” Schochor says. “That’s why three decades later we are still going strong and achieving the results that make a real difference in our clients’ lives.” www.bestlawyers.com

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ver its nearly 40-year history, Kuder, Smollar, Friedman & Mihalik has built a preeminent family law practice that continues to grow—adding attorneys and gaining a reputation throughout D.C., Maryland, and Virginia for its extensive knowledge and compassionate service. “Ultimately, our non-legal qualities and skills are what set us apart and make us so effective,” says Christopher M. Locey. “Not only are we committed to doing the job the right way, but we bring empathy, diligence, and creativity to the process of guiding clients toward positive resolutions.” Given the emotional complexity of family law cases, attorneys at the firm employ alternative strategies—such as negotiation, mediation, and collaborative law—to resolve disputes through private agreements that are tailored to their clients’ needs. Still, as experienced litigators, they are prepared to go to court when necessary. “Every divorce has legal, financial, and emotional aspects that occur simultaneously,” notes Marcia Kuntz, “and whether we are fashioning a negotiated resolution or representing a client in trial, we make sure to account for all of these elements.”

Seated, left to right: Susan M. Friedman, Paul R. Smollar, Theresa M. Mihalik Back row: Michelle L. Locey, Christopher M. Locey, Marc A. Isaacs, Armin U. Kuder, Marcia B.F. Kuntz, Rebekah J.H. Sullivan

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t’s not every day that you come across a law firm serving the construction industry that takes cases on a contingent-fee basis, but Herman Braude has been doing it that way for more than five decades. The reason is simple, he says: “My belief is, and has always been, that the underdog deserves first-class legal representation,” says Braude, whose eponymous firm handles virtually any claim in the construction sphere, as well as disputes involving government contracts. “Our model is certainly uncommon, but we’ve been very successful.”

Part of the reason for that success, Braude says, is because taking cases on contingency means the firm, by necessity, has to be selective in the work it takes on. But he’s not afraid of taking on some of the biggest developers in the business, such as Donald Trump of New York (Trump World Tower), Sheldon Adelson of Las Vegas (Sands Expo Convention Center), and Jeffrey Soffer of Miami Beach (Fontainebleau Resorts). With offices in Washington, D.C., and Miami, Florida, The Braude Law Group is also able to cover a wide swath of the eastern U.S., and is involved in some of the most recognizable projects in both cities. In Miami, for example, the Braude Law Group represented contractors and subcontractors in the following major construction projects: (1) the redevelopment of the legendary Fontainebleau hotel in Miami Beach; (2) the construction of the new Federal Courthouse in downtown Miami; (3) the Miami Dade County Performing Arts Center; and (4) the construction of the new various terminals and runways at the Miami International Airport, to name a few. The firm has represented contractors and subcontractors in construction disputes involving most of the landmark federal buildings in D.C., including the renovation of the Old Executive Office Building, the White House, various Smithsonian museums and the renovation of the United States Supreme Court Building. Mr.Braude, a Georgetown Law graduate with a degree in civil engineering from the Cooper Union in New York City, has written extensively on construction law, was editor of the Georgetown Law Journal, and has served as a lecturer at the George Washington University Law School in government construction contracts. After more than 50 years in practice, Mr. Braude is not slowing down anytime soon. “I enjoy trying to achieve justice against the big entities,” he says. “That’s what this work is all about but, it’s not work if you truly enjoy what you do for a living.”

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science and the surrounding patent and intellectual property law, and one of the most intriguing aspects presenting itself is the development of biologics—new medicines that are “Typically manufactured by living organisms and not made up in chemistry labs, as the pharmaceutical products of the past 30 years or so have been.” Patents for biotechnologies are usually sought many years before a commercial product or application is available, says Sung, and he often plays the role of seer, trying to predict scientific and legal changes 10 or 15 years beforehand, a trusted advisor who must plan for every contingency. Sung’s work means litigation on both the brand side and the generic side, and he has a holistic view of the process of invention and branded commercialization of pharmaceuticals for the mass market, culminating eventually in the release of generic, non-branded, versions of these medicines. When the patents of branded drugs near expiration, generic pharmaceutical manufacturers let the Food and Drug Administration know they’re ready to release generic versions of the medicine, arguing that this will bring market competition and lower prices, says Sung. “There is often a dramatic drop in the cost of those drugs that have gone generic,” he says. “Eighty percent or more, and these generic drugs are really what allow people more access because more people can afford them.”

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ith more than 50 years of collective experience and over a decade practicing together, Kelly Byrnes & Danker partners John E. Byrnes, Sean P. Kelly, and Maureen E. Danker all bring to the table an ability to handle the myriad complex issues, both legal and emotional, that go hand-in-hand with domestic relations law. But they also understand that family law is not one-size-fitsall. “The key differentiator of this firm is that even though we all have a different approach and style, our goal is common,” says Byrnes. “And that is to get our clients focused on results as opposed to issues that may have brought them to us in the first place.” Indeed, keeping clients focused on that elusive light at the end of the tunnel is paramount for the firm, who rely on a variety of finely honed legal skills to distill the best results. Their exceptional legal skills have earned them the recognition of their colleagues, with placement with both Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers, as well as repeatedly being named Tier 1 in family law in Washington, D.C., by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” That’s not to mention their tireless service to the bar, with the partners and associates holding various positions of distinction with several legal groups. Left to right: Laura M. O’Brien, Sean P. Kelly, Maureen E. Danker, John E. Byrnes, and Ann N. Luu

But such accolades and commendations are not what brings Byrnes and his colleagues to work every day; rather, it’s the chance to help people untangle the legalities of complex relationships—and move on. “We want our clients to realize the benefits of this process,” he says.

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Masterman, Carolé C. Krogmann Since graduating Andres C. Benach, Thomas K. HOGAN LOVELLS US from the University Ragland Timothy P. Tobin of Virginia School of Law, Masterman has been practicing family law for 30 years. His clientele BERRY APPLEMAN & LEIDEN includes all income levels and ranges from couples who hit struggles early in their marriage to JENNER & BLOCK Lynden Melmed those who have been married for decades. Matthew L. Jacobs BROMBERG, KOHLER MAYA & In addition to being selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America , Masterman has JONES DAY MASCHLER been AV® -Preeminent TM rated by Martindale-Hubbell and serves as a Fellow of the American Richard D. Milone Richard S. Bromberg Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He is also a past chair of the family law sections for the KILPATRICK TOWNSEND & STOCKTON Virginia State Bar, the Arlington County Bar Association, and the Virginia Trial Lawyers CARLINER & REMES Erica J. Dominitz, Barry J. Association. Robert A. 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conduct can find their lives turned upside down,” Puth notes. “We are motivated to fight for these employees, to eliminate unlawful behavior in the workplace to the greatest extent possible, and to obtain justice for our clients.”

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LAW OFFICES OF GARY N. HORLICK Gary N. Horlick LAW OFFICES OF GEORGE R. SALEM George R. Salem LAW OFFICES OF PEGGY A. CLARKE Peggy A. Clarke MANATT, PHELPS & PHILLIPS James R. Jones MAYER BROWN Christopher P.B. Erckert, Michael Kantor MCDERMOTT WILL & EMERY David J. Levine MICHAEL D SHERMAN Michael D. Sherman MILLER & CHEVALIER Larry E. Christensen, Homer E. Moyer, Jr. MORRIS, MANNING & MARTIN Julie C. Mendoza NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT Steven B. Pfeiffer PAUL HASTINGS G. Hamilton Loeb PERKINS COIE David S. Christy, Jr., Michael P. House PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN Christopher R. Wall QUINN EMANUEL URQUHART & SULLIVAN Paul F. Brinkman SHEARMAN & STERLING Thomas B. Wilner SIDLEY AUSTIN Richard M. Belanger, Neil R. Ellis, Brenda A. Jacobs, James Mendenhall, Andrew W. Shoyer SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER & FLOM Jeffrey D. Gerrish, James C. Hecht

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ane C. Bergner, a former tax trial attorney with the United States Department of Justice, has practiced law in the areas of taxation, trusts and estates, and litigation for more than 40 years. She has extensive experience in tax controversies, tax audits, tax collection, and tax litigation before the Internal Revenue Service, the District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue, and the courts. She has planned and administered high-net-worth estates and trusts. Mrs. Bergner is an elected fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel and is admitted to the District of Columbia Bar. She is a former chair of the District of Columbia Bar’s Taxation Section, as well as that section’s Tax Audits and Litigation Committee. She is the author of several nationally recognized treatises on tax controversies, litigation, and procedure. Mrs. Bergner is included in the directory of The Best Lawyers in America 2012-2016 for trusts & estates and tax law, as well as for litigation and controversy in both of those fields.

LAW OFFICES OF JANE C. BERGNER 1776 K Street, NW | Suite 800 | Washington, D.C. 20006 phone 202.470.5520 | fax 202.719.4031 | email jbergner@jbergnerlaw.com

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olten Cummins Watson & Vincent P.C. provides a broad range and high caliber of legal services to individuals, families and businesses in the Northern Virginia area. We are committed to excellence in the practice of law, and our focus is the well-being and best interests of our extensive and varied client base. We encourage settlement of controversies through negotiation, mediation and other methods of alternate dispute resolution. However, if called upon to litigate, we are prepared to do so professionally, ethically and vigorously. The emphasis of our practice is in family and domestic relations law. However, we also practice in areas of appellate representation, commercial and civil litigation, personal injury and wrongful death, and wills, trusts and estates. We focus on providing aggressive, personal and confidential representation for any legal problem our clients confront. Individual attorneys within the firm are uniquely qualified in one or more areas of the law. Our attorneys have earned the respect of their peers and a reputation within the community for high professional and ethical standards. We have been meeting clients’ needs in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area for over 35 years.

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BRADLEY ARANT BOULT CUMMINGS John Parker Sweeney (D), T. Sky Woodward (D) BRYAN CAVE Rodney F. Page (D) CARR MALONEY Jan E. Simonsen (D) CLEARY GOTTLIEB STEEN & HAMILTON Sara D. Schotland (D) CROWELL & MORING Kent A. Gardiner (D), Clifford J. Zatz (D) LEISURE AND HOSPITALITY LAW GOODWIN PROCTER ARNOLD & PORTER David Booth Beers (D) Michael D. Goodwin HAUSFELD FOLEY & LARDNER Walter D. Kelley Jr. (P) Nir E. Margalit HEAVISIDE REED ZAIC GOULSTON & STORRS Michael W. Heaviside (P) Thomas F. Kaufman, John M. Ratino LAWYERS’ COMMITTEE FOR CIVIL GREENBERG TRAURIG RIGHTS UNDER LAW Nelson F. Migdal Ezra D. Rosenberg (D) HOGAN LOVELLS US SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER Bruce E. Parmley & FLOM John H. Beisner (D) HOLLAND & KNIGHT Jeffrey Blake Stern MEDIA LAW MAYER BROWN BAKER & HOSTETLER Frank H. Henneburg, Daniel A. Bruce W. Sanford Masur, Keith J. Willner COOLEY MORRIS, MANNING & MARTIN John R. Feore, Michael Kovaka Carol Weld King COVINGTON & BURLING LEVERAGED BUYOUTS AND Yaron Dori, Mace J. Rosenstein, PRIVATE EQUITY LAW Stephen A. Weiswasser, Kurt A. Wimmer COVINGTON & BURLING Paul V. Rogers DAVIS WRIGHT TREMAINE Robert Corn-Revere, Laura R. DLA PIPER Handman, Constance M. Pendleton Jay M. Tannon GIBSON DUNN VEDDER PRICE Theodore B. Olson Andrew M. Tucker GRAY MILLER PERSH LITIGATION - REGULATORY Todd D. Gray ENFORCEMENT (SEC, TELECOM, ENERGY) HOLLAND & KNIGHT Charles D. Tobin AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD JENNER & BLOCK R. Bruce McLean Paul M. Smith ARNOLD & PORTER KIRKLAND & ELLIS Mark D. Colley Thomas D. Yannucci BAKER BOTTS LEVINE SULLIVAN KOCH & SCHULZ William H. Jeffress, Jr. Seth D. Berlin, Jay Ward Brown, BRYAN CAVE Elizabeth C. Koch, Lee J. Levine, Rodney F. Page Nathan E. Siegel, Michael D. BUTZEL LONG Sullivan Thomas Earl Patton NIXON PEABODY BUXTON LAW OFFICES Robert C. Bernius C. Michael Buxton SIDLEY AUSTIN COVINGTON & BURLING Peter D. Keisler, Carter G. Phillips Bruce A. Baird WILEY REIN DAVIS POLK & WARDWELL Richard E. Wiley Linda Chatman Thomsen WILKINSON BARKER KNAUER GIBSON DUNN David D. Oxenford, Bryan N. Miguel A. Estrada Tramont JONES DAY WILLIAMS & CONNOLLY Henry W. Asbill, Mary Ellen Powers Kevin T. Baine, Robert B. Barnett, Thomas G. Hentoff, David E. MCDERMOTT WILL & EMERY Kendall Charles R. Work WILMER CUTLER PICKERING HALE MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS AND DORR Elizabeth Baird Patrick Carome PERKINS COIE Charles G. Curtis Jr. MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW BERTRAM & AMELL PITTMAN Laurie A. Amell (P), Catherine D. Kenneth P. Quinn Bertram (P) PROSKAUER ROSE BRUCE J. KLORES & ASSOCIATES Ralph C. Ferrara Bruce J. Klores (P) SIDLEY AUSTIN DONAHOE KEARNEY Mark D. Hopson, Carter G. Phillips Keith W. Donahoe (P) SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER JACK H. OLENDER & ASSOCIATES & FLOM Harlow R. Case (P), Jack H. Olender Colleen P. Mahoney (P), Melissa Rhea (P) WILMER CUTLER PICKERING HALE 202.879.7777 | page 31 AND DORR Jamie S. Gorelick, David W. Ogden, JACKSON & CAMPBELL Seth P. Waxman Nicholas S. McConnell (D) ZUCKERMAN SPAEDER LAW OFFICES OF ALFRED F. Graeme W. Bush BELCUORE Alfred F. Belcuore (D) MASS TORT LITIGATION PATRICK MALONE & ASSOCIATES / CLASS ACTIONS Patrick A. Malone (P) AARON M. LEVINE & ASSOCIATES Aaron M. Levine (P) ECCLESTON & WOLF Aaron L. Handleman (D) HARRIS, WILTSHIRE & GRANNIS Thomas B. Mason (D) STEPTOE & JOHNSON Antonia B. Ianniello (D), Roger E. Warin (D) VORYS, SATER, SEYMOUR AND PEASE Pamela A. Bresnahan (D) WILSON ELSER MOSKOWITZ EDELMAN & DICKER Paul D. Krause (D)

PAULSON & NACE Barry J. Nace (P), Christopher T. Nace (P) REGAN ZAMBRI & LONG Victor E. Long (P), Patrick M. Regan (P), Salvatore J. Zambri (P) 202.463.3030 | page 2 ROBINSON LAW FIRM Sandra H. Robinson (P) 202.830.0220 | page 31

SCHULTZ & TROMBLY Daniel E. Schultz (P) STEIN MITCHELL MUSE CIPOLLONE & BEATO Gerard E. Mitchell (P), Denis C. Mitchell (P) THE COCHRAN FIRM, D.C. Karen E. Evans (P), David Haynes (P) 202.682.5800 | pages 32, 33, 34

THE MITCHELL FIRM Thomas W. Mitchell (P) WILLIAMS & CONNOLLY William E. McDaniels (D) WILSON ELSER MOSKOWITZ EDELMAN & DICKER ROBERT W. GOODSON (D) MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS LAW ALSTON & BIRD David E. Brown, Jr., Dennis O. Garris ARNOLD & PORTER Kevin J. Lavin COVINGTON & BURLING David N. Brown, Frank M. Conner III, Bruce S. Wilson DAVIS POLK & WARDWELL Michael N. Sohn* DECHERT Thomas P. Vartanian FRIED, FRANK, HARRIS, SHRIVER & JACOBSON Richard A. Steinwurtzel, Andrew P. Varney FTI CONSULTING John J. Huber GIBSON DUNN Howard B. Adler, Stephen I. Glover HOGAN LOVELLS US Joseph M. Hassett* K&L GATES Alan J. Berkeley PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN David J. Cynamon* PROSKAUER ROSE Ralph C. Ferrara* SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER & FLOM Marc S. Gerber STEPTOE & JOHNSON Mark J. Silverman SULLIVAN & CROMWELL Daryl A. Libow* THOMPSON COBURN Michael de León Hawthorne WILEY REIN John B. Watkins, Richard E. Wiley WILLIAMS & CONNOLLY Paul Martin Wolff* WILMER CUTLER PICKERING HALE AND DORR Louis R. Cohen, Thomas W. White WOMBLE CARLYLE SANDRIDGE & RICE Randall A. Hanson MINING LAW CROWELL & MORING R. Timothy McCrum, Thomas C. Means GOODWIN PROCTER Michael S. Giannotto NOSSAMAN Steven P. Quarles MUNICIPAL LAW HOLLAND & KNIGHT Roderic L. Woodson

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MORRISON & FOERSTER Robert H. Loeffler NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT MUTUAL FUNDS LAW Erik J.A. Swenson NOSSAMAN ASHURST Steven P. Quarles Margaret A. Sheehan PERKINS COIE DEBEVOISE & PLIMPTON Donald C. Baur, Guy R. Martin Kenneth J. Berman SIDLEY AUSTIN DECHERT Sander M. Bieber, Thomas C. Bogle, William A. Williams STEPTOE & JOHNSON Brendan C. Fox, Robert W. Helm, Steven H. Brose, Douglas G. Green, Jack W. Murphy, Jeffrey S. Puretz David B. Raskin, Steven Reed GOODWIN PROCTER SULLIVAN & WORCESTER Marco E. Adelfio, Robert M. Jerome C. Muys, Jr. Kurucza, Christopher E. Palmer VAN NESS FELDMAN K&L GATES Lawrence G. Acker, Richard A. Clifford J. Alexander, Diane E. Agnew, Margaret A. Moore Ambler, Mark C. Amorosi, Arthur C. Delibert, Stacy L. Fuller, R. Charles VINSON & ELKINS Miller, Michael J. Missal, Eric S. David T. Andril Purple, Donald W. Smith, Robert A. Wittie, Robert J. Zutz NON-PROFIT / CHARITIES LAW MAYER BROWN BAKER & HOSTETLER Stephanie M. Monaco Edward J. Beckwith MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS BUCHANAN INGERSOLL & ROONEY Thomas S. Harman, W. John David I. Kempler McGuire CAPLIN & DRYSDALE PERKINS COIE Douglas N. Varley Martin E. Lybecker DENTONS STRADLEY RONON STEVENS & YOUNG Thomas K. Hyatt Ruth S. Epstein, Alison M. Fuller HOLLAND & KNIGHT STROOCK & STROOCK & LAVAN Kathleen M. Nilles Robert E. Plaze LAW OFFICE OF JERRY J. MCCOY SULLIVAN & WORCESTER Jerry J. McCoy David M. Leahy, David C. Mahaffey LOEB & LOEB SUTHERLAND ASBILL & BRENNAN Marcus S. Owens Steven B. Boehm, Stephen E. Roth NIXON PEABODY VEDDER PRICE Michael J. Cooney Bruce A. Rosenblum OBER KALER WILLKIE FARR & GALLAGHER Patrick K. O’Hare James E. Anderson, Barry P. PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW Barbash, Benjamin J. Haskin PITTMAN WILMER CUTLER PICKERING HALE Jerald A. Jacobs AND DORR VENABLE Matthew A. Chambers Jeffrey S. Tenenbaum WILSON SONSINI GOODRICH & WHITEFORD, TAYLOR & PRESTON ROSATI Jefferson C. Glassie Robert H. Rosenblum OIL AND GAS LAW NATIVE AMERICAN LAW BOTTS AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD BAKER Thomas J. Eastment, Steven Michael G. Rossetti R. Miles ARLINDA F. LOCKLEAR BRACEWELL & GIULIANI Arlinda F. Locklear Kirstin E. Gibbs, Mark K. Lewis, DENTONS Charles H. Shoneman Alan R. Fedman, Suzanne MORRISON & FOERSTER Schaeffer, V. Heather Sibbison, Robert H. Loeffler George T. Skibine SIDLEY AUSTIN HOBBS, STRAUS, DEAN & WALKER Eugene R. Elrod Jerry C. Straus SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER HOLLAND & KNIGHT & FLOM Philip Baker-Shenk, James T. Clifford M. Naeve Meggesto, Kathleen M. Nilles STEPTOE & JOHNSON POWERS, PYLES, SUTTER AND Steven H. Brose VERVILLE STINSON LEONARD STREET Brian Gunn, Paul G. Moorehead, David D’Alessandro Kevin J. Wadzinski TROUTMAN SANDERS SHEPPARD MULLIN RICHTER & M. Lisanne Crowley HAMPTON Wilda Wahpepah VAN NESS FELDMAN Brian D. O’Neill SIXKILLER CONSULTING Casey Sixkiller PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION SONOSKY, CHAMBERS, SACHSE, AARON M. LEVINE & ASSOCIATES ENDRESON & PERRY Aaron M. Levine (P) Reid Peyton Chambers, Douglas B.L. Endreson, Harry R. Sachse ASHCRAFT & GEREL Christopher V. Tisi (P) VAN NESS FELDMAN Richard A. Agnew, Jonathan D. BERTRAM & AMELL Simon Laurie A. Amell (P), Catherine D. Bertram (P) ZUCKERMAN SPAEDER Michael R. Smith BRUCE J. KLORES & ASSOCIATES Bruce J. Klores (P) NATURAL RESOURCES LAW CADEAUX, TAGLIERI & NOTARIUS BAKER BOTTS James W. Taglieri (P) Thomas J. Eastment CARR MALONEY CROWELL & MORING Paul J. Maloney (D), Jan E. R. Timothy McCrum, Thomas C. Simonsen (D) Means, Richard E. Schwartz DONAHOE KEARNEY MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS Keith W. Donahoe (P) Mark R. Haskell RUBIN, WINSTON, DIERCKS, HARRIS & COOKE Frederick D. Cooke, Jr.**

PROFILED FIRM/LAWYER

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JACK H. OLENDER & ASSOCIATES Harlow R. Case (P), Jack H. Olender (P), Melissa Rhea (P) 202.879.7777 | page 31

JACKSON & CAMPBELL Nicholas S. McConnell (D) KIRKLAND & ELLIS F. Chadwick Morriss (D) KOONZ, MCKENNEY, JOHNSON, DEPAOLIS & LIGHTFOOT Paulette Chapman (P), Marc Fiedler (P), Roger C. Johnson (P), William P. Lightfoot (P) LAW OFFICES OF ALFRED F. BELCUORE Alfred F. Belcuore (D) LAW OFFICES OF GREGORY S. SMITH Gregory S. Smith (P) MACLEAY, LYNCH & LAPIDUS John C. Lynch (D) MARTELL, DONNELLY, GRIMALDI & GALLAGHER David F. Grimaldi (D) PATRICK MALONE & ASSOCIATES Patrick A. Malone (P) PAULSON & NACE Barry J. Nace (P), Christopher T. Nace (P) REGAN ZAMBRI & LONG Paul Cornoni (P), Patrick M. Regan (P), Salvatore J. Zambri (P) 202.463.3030 | page 2

RICHARD F. SILBER Richard F. Silber (P)

H A R K I NS C U N N I N G H A M LLP Attorneys at Law

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t Harkins Cunningham, our goal is to help our clients succeed by providing the highest quality legal services in an efficient, cost-effective manner. We believe that the most successful legal representations are founded on a collegial working partnership with our clients. Thoroughly understanding and embracing our clients’ strategic objectives and priorities enables us to make the most effective use of our attorneys’ extensive experience with business advocacy, appellate and other complex litigation, competition law, transportation law, economic regulation, and corporate counseling and investigations. We congratulate John Harkins, of our Philadelphia office, selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016 in the practice areas of alternative dispute resolution, antitrust law, securities law, bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation, ERISA, and intellectual property law. In our Washington office, we congratulate Paul Cunningham on his recognition of Lawyer of the Year 2016 for transportation law in Washington, D.C., and his recognition in the practice areas of administrative/regulatory law and railroad law. We also congratulate David Hirsh, James Guinivan, and Gerald Norton on their selection for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016 in the practice area of transportation law.

H A R K I NS

SCHULTZ & TROMBLY Kenneth M. Trombly (P) 202.887.5000 | page 33

STEIN MITCHELL MUSE CIPOLLONE & BEATO Gerard E. Mitchell (P), Robert F. Muse (P), Jacob A. Stein (P) THE ABELSON LAW FIRM Michael A. Abelson (P) THE COCHRAN FIRM, D.C. Karen E. Evans (P), David Haynes (P) 202.682.5800 | pages 32, 33, 34

THE LAPIDUS LAW FIRM Lawrence S. Lapidus (P) THE MITCHELL FIRM Thomas W. Mitchell (P) WILLIAMS & CONNOLLY Stephen L. Urbanczyk (D) PRIVATE FUNDS / HEDGE FUNDS LAW DEBEVOISE & PLIMPTON Kenneth J. Berman GOODWIN PROCTER Marco E. Adelfio K&L GATES Diane E. Ambler MAYER BROWN Stephanie M. Monaco SUTHERLAND ASBILL & BRENNAN Steven B. Boehm WILLKIE FARR & GALLAGHER Barry P. Barbash WILSON SONSINI GOODRICH & ROSATI Robert H. Rosenblum PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION ARNOLD & PORTER Peter T. Grossi Jr. (D) BRADLEY ARANT BOULT CUMMINGS John Parker Sweeney (D), T. Sky Woodward (D) COVINGTON & BURLING Patrick S. Davies (D), Mark H. Lynch (D), Keith A. Teel (D), Theodore Voorhees, Jr. (D) CROWELL & MORING Scott L. Winkelman (D) HOLLINGSWORTH Joe G. Hollingsworth (D)

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1700 K Street, N. W. Suite 400 Washington, D.C. 20006-3804 phone 202.973.7600

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ANDREW GREENFIELD IMMIGRATION LAW

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ndrew Greenfield is the managing partner of the Washington, D.C., office and member of the global Executive Committee of Fragomen Worldwide. He advises domestic and multinational employers across industries on immigration and nationality law, regulation, policy, and compliance. He counsels clients on visa and work permit matters, as well as on the immigration consequences of M&A and other corporate reorganizations; I-9/E-Verify, H-1B/LCA, and PERM compliance, including audit representation; and overall global immigration program management. He also advises international treaty organizations and their officers and employees regarding the application and limitations of diplomatic privileges and immunities, related state department law and policy, and U.S. work authorization and residency planning for A/G visa holders and dependent family members. In January 2014, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker appointed Andrew to the board of directors of Brand USA, the public-private partnership established by Congress in 2010 that is responsible for promoting international travel to the United States. He currently serves as board secretary, immigration law and policy advisor, and member of the board’s finance committee. In addition to being selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, his achievements in the immigration field have been recognized by the Legal Times, Who’s Who Legal, Chambers USA , the Washingtonian, and Legal 500.

1101 15th Street, NW | Suite 700 Washington, D.C. 20005 phone 202.349.2183 | fax 202.371.2898 email agreenfield@fragomen.com

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he Susan Hicks Group understands its role during the client’s time of crisis is to keep a balanced view of the situation and offer guidance throughout this difficult period. The firm handles a multitude of family law matters, from simple pre-marital agreements to complex divorce cases with business valuations, deferred compensation issues, and volatile custody disputes. While each case is unique, the firm operates under the premise that achieving resolution without litigation is almost always optimal for the client. However, when negotiations fail, the attorneys are prepared to litigate at trial and on appeal, vigorously advocating for the client. Susan Hicks, the firm’s principal, is a seasoned trial attorney with 30 years of experience arguing before courts throughout Virginia. “It is always rewarding to me when people are able to look back at the process and feel it was not as horrendous as they had feared, and that I was able to help them get through it,” says Susan, a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and former chair of the Virginia State Bar Family Law Board of Governors.

THE SUSAN HICKS GROUP, PC

Three Flint Hill | 3201 Jermantown Road | Suite 200 | Fairfax, VA 22030 phone 703.691.4848 | fax 703.359.0197

www.susanhicksgroup.com

INTEGRITY. EXPERIENCE. RESULTS “I have litigated auto accidents, truck accidents, vehicle blind spot accidents, slip and fall injuries, closed head injuries, brain injuries, eye injuries, sexual assaults, bike trail accidents, wrongful death cases, shareholder disputes, and non-compete agreements; and have handled precedent setting cases and obtained many substantial recoveries. But every case is important. Successful case handling requires the ability to solve problems: through negotiation where possible, and through litigation when necessary. But there is one simple, guiding principle: handle each case as if it is your own.”

BENJAMIN TRICHILO

PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW

Benjamin Trichilo has over 39 years of trial and appellate experience handling personal injury, workers’ compensation, and civil litigation. He is a graduate of the Georgetown University School of Business, and the University of Virginia School of Law, and a former law clerk for the Honorable Richard H. Poff of the Supreme Court of Virginia. Honors include The Best Lawyers in America, Virginia Super Lawyers, and fellowship in Litigation Counsel of America. For more than two decades, Martindale-Hubbell has conferred its highest AV rating. He is a frequent seminar speaker and continues many years of service as a mediator for the Fairfax Circuit Court.

McCANDLISH LILLARD

11350 Random Hills Road | Suite 500 | Fairfax, VA 22030-7421 phone 703.934.1198 | fax 703.273.4592 | email btrichilo@mccandlishlawyers.com

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MAYER BROWN Frank H. Henneburg, Keith J. Willner MCDERMOTT WILL & EMERY JONES DAY Blake D. Rubin Peter J. Biersteker (D) MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS KIRKLAND & ELLIS J. Michael Pickett Robert C. Brock (D) MORRIS, MANNING & MARTIN LAWYERS’ COMMITTEE FOR CIVIL Wendelin A. White RIGHTS UNDER LAW Ezra D. Rosenberg (D) RAILROAD LAW PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN MAYER BROWN BONNER KIERNAN TREBACH & David J. Cynamon*, John Engel Kenneth S. Geller (D), Erika Z. CROCIATA Jones (D) RENO & CAVANAUGH Joseph S. Crociata Martin J. Walsh SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER HARKINS CUNNINGHAM & FLOM ROGERS YOGODZINSKI Paul A. Cunningham John H. Beisner (D) Edward M. Rogers, Debra D. 202.973.7600 | page 29 Yogodzinski WHITEFORD, TAYLOR & PRESTON Michael J. Grace (P) JONES DAY SAUL EWING Ronald M. Johnson Andrew F. Palmieri WILLIAMS & CONNOLLY William E. McDaniels (D), John W. MAYER BROWN SEYFARTH SHAW Vardaman (P) Andrew Tauber Robert L. Bodansky, Christa L. Dommers, Ronald S. 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LESLIE WEBER HOFFMAN, founder of Family Law & Mediation Center, PLC, has more than 25 years of family law experience and was mediator-certified in 1988. Senior associate litigator, AMY MIRABILE, has ten years’ experience, including a judicial clerkship. Ms. Hoffman and Ms. Mirabile assist clients in reaching resolution through negotiated settlement when possible (such as separation, pre-marital, post-nuptial and reconciliation agreements), but when settlement is not possible, they adeptly litigate complex property, custody, support, and divorce matters in courts throughout Northern Virginia. Ms. Hoffman enjoys an AV-Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America, the Washingtonian, Super Lawyers, Northern Virginia Magazine, and Virginia Business Magazine’s “Legal Elite.” KARA BOWSER is a non-litigation associate counsel at FLMC.

FAMILY LAW & MEDIATION CENTER, PLC

10300 Eaton Place | Suite 150 | Fairfax, VA 22030 phone 703.691.3066 | fax 703.691.0411 email contact@familylaw-va.com www.familylaw-va.com

Mr. Ettinger has over 15 years of international experience in FDA law. He is the managing partner of Keller and Heckman’s Shanghai office counseling clients on the import and export of food and food-related products to ensure compliance with regulations in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Mr. Ettinger worked in the firm’s Washington, D.C., and Brussels offices, and is uniquely positioned to counsel foreign food and food packaging companies in the Asian market. In China, he handles compliance and enforcement matters ranging from ingredient and labeling to product detention and food recalls. Mr. Ettinger is the chair of the American Chamber of Commerce Shanghai’s Food, Agriculture & Beverage Committee, and he is a frequent lecturer on international food safety matters.

Karen E. Evans is an experienced trial lawyer and partner with the medical malpractice section of The Cochran Firm’s Washington, D.C., office. She also serves as co-director of The Cochran Firm’s national medical malpractice group. Throughout her 25-year career as trial attorney, she has successfully prosecuted a wide variety of highstakes litigation matters. Ms. Evans dedicates her practice exclusively to serving medical malpractice patients and their families in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. Ms. Evans uses her unique experience and expertise as a registered nurse and former insurance defense attorney to provide preeminent legal representation to medical malpractice victims. She has established a successful record of securing multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of patients injured by medical negligence.

KELLER AND HECKMAN LLP

THE COCHRAN FIRM

1001 G Street NW | Suite 500 West Washington, D.C. 20001 phone 86 21.6335.1000 | fax 202.434.4646 www.khlaw.com

1100 New York Avenue, NW | Suite 340, West Tower Washington, D.C. 20005 phone 202.682.5800 www.CochranFirmDC.com

RICHARD LEIGHTON

SHEILA MILLAR

ADVERTISING LAW

ADVERTISING LAW

Dick Leighton is a trial and appellate lawyer as well as a commercial arbitrator and mediator. He has a national practice representing business and trade association clients before federal and state courts, regulatory and self-regulatory bodies, legislative committees, and alternative dispute resolution forums. Mr. Leighton is most frequently involved in food, drug, environmental, and contract issues, especially those related to advertising, labeling, promotion, and franchising. Mr. Leighton is the co-author of U.S. Direct Marketing Law: The Complete Handbook for Managers. He has been named by Washingtonian Magazine as one of the “50 Best Lawyers” in Washington and is listed in Who’s Who and Who’s Who in American Law. Mr. Leighton is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

KELLER AND HECKMAN LLP

1001 G Street NW | Suite 500 West Washington, D.C. 20001 phone 202.434.4220 | fax 202.434.4646 www.khlaw.com

Sheila A. Millar counsels corporations and associations on advertising, privacy, product safety, and other public policy and regulatory compliance issues. She helps clients navigate the array of federal and state data protection rules, and advises on structuring contests and sweepstakes, both online and offline. Ms. Millar has special expertise in all areas related to the sale, advertising and marketing of children’s products. Ms. Millar has worked extensively on advertising and privacy self-regulatory programs. She is a vice chair of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Marketing and Advertising Commission, and chairs its Working Group on Sustainability. Ms. Millar is a frequent speaker and author, and is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

KELLER AND HECKMAN LLP

1001 G Street NW | Suite 500 West Washington, D.C. 20001 phone 202.434.4143 | fax 202.434.4646 www.khlaw.com

WENDY H. SCHWARTZ

KENNETH M. TROMBLY

CARMINE ZARLENGA

FAMILY LAW

PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION – PLAINTIFFS

ADVERTISING LAW

Wendy H. Schwartz, the founding partner of Wendy H. Schwartz and Associates, PLLC, has been a trial attorney for 23 years. She has a proven track record of success whether through negotiation, mediation, collaboration, or litigation in the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland. Wendy has a particular expertise in addressing psychological issues and addictions, in the context of custody disputes and divorce. She is a leading family law practitioner in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, and has been recognized as one of the region’s “Top Divorce and Family Law Lawyers” by Washingtonian Magazine. Wendy’s areas of practice include divorce, child custody, support, alimony, property distribution, collaborative law, and negotiating and drafting premarital and post-marital settlement agreements.

WENDY H. SCHWARTZ AND ASSOCIATES, PLLC

818 Connecticut Ave., N.W. | Suite 315 Washington, D.C. 20006 phone 202.243.7800 | fax 202.243.7801 email wschwartz@schwartzlawpllc.com www.wendyschwartzlaw.com

Kenneth M. Trombly represents individuals and families in traumatic brain injury, wrongful death, and other catastrophic injury litigation. Licensed in D.C. and in Maryland, he has handled multiple seven-figure settlements and noteworthy cases with national or local publicity. In 2010, Ken was honored to receive the Trial Lawyer of the Year Award from the Trial Lawyers Association for the D.C. Metropolitan Area. For a number of years, he has been one of a select group of D.C. catastrophic injury attorneys selected by both The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers. A member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Ken Trombly has been a recipient of an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell (its highest) for over 25 years.

SCHULTZ & TROMBLY, PLLC

1825 K Street, NW | Suite 1150 | Washington, D.C. 20006 phone 202.887.5000 | email kmt@schultztrombly.com www.stlawdc.com

Carmine Zarlenga is a seasoned advocate with over 25 years of experience representing some of the largest national and international companies in the world in high stakes litigation matters. In the field of advertising law, Carmine has achieved noteworthy success for his clients in defending the recent tidal wave of class actions alleging false and deceptive advertising practices, with watershed victories in the Ninth Circuit, the Central and Northern Districts of California, and the District of New Jersey. He also handles false advertising litigation under the federal Lanham Act, now surging in the wake of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions in Lexmark and POM Wonderful. He is a frequent speaker on trends and strategies in the field of advertising law.

MAYER BROWN LLP

1999 K Street, NW | Washington, D.C. 20006 | fax 202.263.3300

phone 202.263.3227

email czarlenga@mayerbrown.com

www.mayerbrown.com

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