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Shipman & Goodwin Recognized by Chambers USA 2012

The Conn. & D.C. Firm Honored in 8 Categories, and 18 Attorneys Named "Leaders in Their Field"

June 7, 2012

The firm’s Connecticut and Washington, D.C. offices have been recognized in 8 different areas of practice, and 18 attorneys have been recommended as “Leaders in Their Field” by Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2012, the nation’s preeminent guide to law firms and individual attorneys.

For the tenth consecutive year, our Connecticut offices have been recognized in multiple areas of practice: Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions; Environment; Healthcare; Labor & Employment; Litigation (General Commercial); and Real Estate. Our Washington, D.C. office has once again been recognized in the Insurance: Insurer practice area.

In addition, in Connecticut, these Partners have been ranked in their respective practice areas: Corporate/M&A: John Lawrence; Environment: John Wertam and Joseph Williams; Healthcare: Joan FeldmanJohn Lawrence and David Mack; Labor & Employment: Brian ClemowRobin Frederick and Saranne Murray; Litigation (General Commercial): Frederick GoldPaul Sanson and Robert Wyld; Real Estate: Donald Gustafson, Barry Hawkins, Timothy Hollister, Kent NevinsWilliam Rock and Christopher Smith. From our Washington, D.C. office, James Ruggeri, Partner, has received a Nationwide ranking for the third consecutive year in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category; he also has been recognized in D.C. in the Insurance: Insurer category.

Chambers USA is published annually by London-based Chambers and Partners. The exhaustive selection process is based on interviews with in-house counsel and other attorneys and professionals around the country. The rankings are based on criteria such as technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities valued most by clients. To learn more about Chambers as well as our firm and its rankings, please visit

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