Baker & McKenzie Continues to Rank Among Top US Practices, According to Chambers USA

June 27, 2010 Chicago, June 17, 2010 – Baker & McKenzie continues to rank among the top US practices in the 2010 edition of Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. In this prestigious annual directory, Baker & McKenzie’s ongoing commitment to commercial pragmatism and outstanding client service resulted in one of the Firm’s best performances in the publication, with 27 US practices and 43 lawyers ranked.

The 2010 results mark the largest number of Baker & McKenzie US practices ever ranked and the largest number of practices receiving the publication’s top “Band 1” ranking. The Firm’s Climate Change; Privacy & Data Security: Healthcare; Technology & Outsourcing (IL) and Tax (FL) all received Band 1 recognition in 2010. In addition, Chambers USA recognized Baker & McKenzie as a leading law firm across a wide range of practices, ranging from Antitrust, Banking & Finance, Corporate, Intellectual Property, Litigation to Tax.

On top of these outstanding results for our US-based teams, six Baker & McKenzie lawyers received individual Band 1 rankings: Edward Burmeister (California); Robert Hudson, Jr. (Florida); Mark Oates (Illinois); Michael Mensik (Illinois); Richard Saines (Illinois); and Paul Virtue (Washington, DC). Other US lawyers ranked by Chambers USA in 2010 include:

Patrick Ahern (Illinois)
James Barrett (Florida)
Margaret Boulware (Texas)
Roxane Busey (Illinois)
Thomas Campbell (Illinois)
Pamela Church (New York)
Lothar Determann (California)
Valerie Diamond (California)
John Flaim (Texas)
Peter George* (Illinois)
Grant Hanessian (New York)
Brian Hengesbaugh* (Illinois)
Karl Hopkins (Texas)
Cynthia Jackson (California)
Stewart Kasner (Florida)
Samuel Kramer (Illinois)
Gregg Lemein* (Illinois)
Bonnie Levitt (California)
Richard Lipton (Illinois)
Marisa Martin (Illinois)
Maura Ann McBreen (Illinois)
John McKenzie (California)
William McSpadden (Texas)
Creighton Meland (Illinois)
Kevin O’Brien (Washington, DC)
James O’Brien (Illinois)
John Peterson Jr.* (California)
Lisa Rosaya (New York)
Richard Rudder (New York)
Michael Santa Maria (Texas)
Elizabeth Espin Stern (Washington, DC)
Susan Stone (Texas)
Leonard Terr (Washington, DC)
John Watson (Illinois)
A. Duane Weber (Washington, DC)
David Zaslowsky (New York)

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