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2018 Legal 500 Distinguishes 18 Caplin & Drysdale Attorneys, Firm Renews "Top-Tier Firm" Ranking for Tax Controversy

May 31, 2018, The Legal 500

Eighteen attorneys from Caplin & Drysdale’s Washington, D.C., and New York City offices—from multiple practice groups—have been selected for inclusion in The Legal 500 for 2018. Described by market commentators as ‘absolutely top-shelf’ and ‘highly respected,’ the firm also received its fourth consecutive “Top-Tier Firm” ranking for its work in U.S. Taxes: Contentious.

For consistently receiving praise from clients and peers, Scott Michel and David Rosenbloom continue to be listed as “Leading Lawyers” for U.S. Taxes: Contentious and International Tax, respectively. Brand new to the list are “Recommended” attorneys Peter Barnes, Jonathan Brenner, Matthew Hicks, and Anne O’Brien. Added to the listing for International Tax are Mark Allison, Mark Matthews, Scott Michel, and Zhanna Ziering; U.S. Taxes: Contentious now includes Clark Armitage and Michael Pfeifer; and Zhanna Ziering joins the ranks of “Next Generation Lawyers” for International Tax.

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Recommended Lawyers (18)

Tax - U.S. Taxes: Contentious – Tier 1

Tax - International Tax – Tier 3

Labor and Employment - Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans: Design – Tier 4


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