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18 Caplin & Drysdale Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers in D.C.

April 23, 2018

The 2018 edition of Super Lawyers® features 18 attorneys from Caplin & Drysdale’s Washington, D.C., office. This number represents over 50% of the firm’s D.C. shareholders. Attorneys acknowledged with a listing come from a cross-section of the firm’s practice areas, which showcases our continued commitment to addressing our clients’ concerns with high standards, strong ethics, and attentive client service. Below is the full list of Caplin & Drysdale’s D.C. Super Lawyers® and the areas in which they were recognized.

*Indicates “2018 Washington D.C. Rising Star.”


Practice Areas

Kaufman, Beth S.

Estate Planning & Probate

Laughlin, Felix B.

Tax: Business

Lewis, Patricia Gimbel

Tax: Business/Employee Benefits

Liesemer, Jeffrey A.

Bankruptcy: Business/Business Litigation

Maclay, Kevin C.

Creditor Debtor Rights: Business/Class Action/Mass Torts: Defense

Matthews, Mark E.

Tax: Business/Criminal Defense: White Collar

Mehany, Dianne C.*

Tax: Business

Michel, Scott D.

Tax: Business/Criminal Defense: White Collar

Namorato, Cono R.

Tax: Consumer/Criminal Defense: White Collar/Professional Liability Defense

O’Brien, Anne J.

Estate Planning & Probate

Pfeifer, Michael G.

Tax: Consumer/International/Estate Planning & Probate

Potter, Trevor

Legislative & Governmental Affairs

Rizek, Christopher S.

Tax: Business/Tax: Consumer

Rosenbloom, H. David

Tax: Business/Tax: Consumer

Ruchelman, Charles M.

Tax: Business/Tax: Consumer

Sanderson, Matthew T.*

Legislative & Governmental Affairs

Skillman, Richard W.

Tax: Business/Employee Benefits

Swett III, Trevor W.

Bankruptcy: Business/Business Litigation/Creditor Debtor Rights: Business


About Caplin & Drysdale
Celebrating our 55th Anniversary in 2019, Caplin & Drysdale continues to be a leading provider of legal services to corporations, individuals, and nonprofits throughout the United States and around the world. We are also privileged to serve as legal advisors to accounting firms, financial institutions, law firms, and other professional services organizations.

The firm's reputation over the years has earned us the trust and respect of clients, industry peers, and government agencies. Moreover, clients rely on our broad knowledge of the law and our keen insights into their business concerns and personal interests. Our lawyers' strong tactical and problem-solving skills -- combined with substantial experience handling a variety of complex, high stakes, matters in a boutique environment -- make us one the nation's most distinctive law firms.

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