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Chambers USA Ranks Zuckerman Spaeder LLP the Top Washington, DC White Collar Firm for Third Straight Year

June 8, 2012

The newly released 2012 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business ranks Zuckerman Spaeder LLP as the only firm in Washington, DC in the top echelon in the Specialist Firms in White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations category, the third consecutive year Zuckerman Spaeder has been the only firm to receive such recognition. In addition, Zuckerman Spaeder attorney, Paula M. Junghans, received top national ranking for her practice areas, while 11 other attorneys from the firm’s Washington, DC, Florida, Maryland, and New York offices were also recognized individually.

In addition to giving the firm its top ranking in the White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations category, Chambers USA ranked the firm’s Washington, DC office in the Bankruptcy/Restructuring category, the Baltimore office in the General Commercial Litigation category in Maryland, and the Tampa office in the White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations category in Florida.

Chambers USA described Zuckerman Spaeder in the guide as a “widely respected litigation group [that] continues to excel in white-collar criminal defense work. It regularly represents clients in government and regulatory investigations and offers strong counsel in a wide range of areas, including antitrust, tax and securities. The team frequently works with colleagues based in the firm's offices throughout the East Coast, allowing for a seamless client service in multidistrict litigation.”

The 12 firm attorneys ranked in 2012 edition of Chambers USA include lawyers in the firm’s Bankruptcy, Civil Litigation, Food and Drug, Insurance, Tax Litigation, and White Collar and Government Investigations practices. The following Zuckerman Spaeder attorneys are individually ranked:

Paula M. Junghans—Tax: Fraud

District of Columbia
Bruce Goldstein—Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Steven Salky—White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations
William W. Taylor III—White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations
Roger E. Zuckerman—White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations

Jack E. Fernandez, Jr.—White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations
Lee Fugate—White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations
Morris “Sandy” Weinberg Jr.—White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations

Martin S. Himeles Jr.—Litigation: General Commercial
William J. Murphy—Litigation: General Commercial

New York
Paul Shechtman—White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations
James Sottile—Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer