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Caplin & Drysdale D.C. Attorneys are Recognized by Super Lawyers®

May 4, 2020, Super Lawyers

Caplin & Drysdale's D.C. attorneys were recognized once again in the 2020 edition of Super Lawyers®. Niles Elber and Dianne Mehany were both new to the listing this year in which 20 attorneys were named including four Rising Stars.  In D.C. no more than 5% of lawyers are chosen as Super Lawyers® and no more than 2.5% of lawyers are featured as Rising Stars. Below is the full list of Caplin & Drysdale’s D.C. Super Lawyers® and the areas in which they were recognized.

*Indicates “2020 Washington D.C. Rising Star.”


Practice Areas

Elber, Niles A.  

Tax: Business/Tax: Consumer

Fournier, William D.*

Nonprofit Organizations

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

Mehany, Dianne C.

Tax: Consumer

Matthews, Mark E.

Tax: Business/Criminal Defense: White Collar

Michel, Scott D.

Tax: Business/Criminal Defense: White Collar

Morgan, Bryson B.*

Government Relations

Namorato, Cono R.

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

O’Brien, Anne J.

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

Sharkey, Ross R.*

Tax: Business/Tax: Consumer

Skillman, Richard W.

Tax: Business/Employee Benefits


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.

With offices in New York City and Washington, D.C., Caplin & Drysdale's core practice areas include:
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Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
New York, NY Office:
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12th Floor
New York, NY 10017


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