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11 June – Wilmington – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – The 2005 edi…

11 June – Wilmington – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – The 2005 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has ranked Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP a leader in six practice areas, while recognizing 16 individual attorneys in their respective fields.

Young Conaway ranked first in Delaware for its Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Employment and Real Estate practices. The Chancery, Corporate/M&A, and Intellectual Property practice areas were ranked among the top firms in the state.

Chambers USA, published by Chambers and Partners, a London-based publisher, assigns a team of 30 full-time researchers to conduct over 4,500 interviews throughout the United States over a 12-month period. Rankings are based on technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence and other qualities most valued by law firm clients.

According to the Chambers reviews, the bankruptcy practice is “clearly top of the tree.” The employment section “is heralded as the state leader…straightforward, prompt and practical.” Partner David C. McBride is honored in both the Chancery and Corporate/M&A categories. Firm Chairman and Partner James L. Patton, Jr., along with partners Sheldon N. Sandler and Lisa B.Goodman were ranked first in their respective practice areas.

The following Young Conaway attorneys were recognized as leading practitioners in their field:

Bankruptcy/Restructuring: Robert S. Brady, Pauline K. Morgan, James L. Patton Jr., Brendan Linehan Shannon

Chancery: David C. McBride, Bruce L. Silverstein

Corporate/M&A: David C. McBride

Employment: William W. Bowser, Scott A. Holt, Sheldon N. Sandler, Barry M. Willoughby

Intellectual Property: Josy W. Ingersoll, John W. Shaw

Real Estate: Eugene A. DiPrinzio, Lisa B. Goodman, Richard A. Levine, Larry J. Tarabicos

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