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LAWFUEL – Press Release Service – Respected Legal Publisher Recognizes 17 Practice Areas And More Than 50 Attorneys
Chicago – Foley & Lardner LLP announced today that the firm’s practice groups and attorneys have been ranked in the recently released 2006 Chambers USA client’s guide published by Chambers & Partners, publishers of internationally-recognized guides to law firms and lawyers. Overall, 17 Foley practice areas and 53 attorneys were recognized locally and nationally.

The 4th annual Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business is based on in-depth interviews with key in-house counsel and leading private practice attorneys throughout the country.
Attorneys are ranked in categories established by Chambers. Foley rankings include:
National Rankings
 Foley & Lardner’s Sports Law Practice was ranked one of the top practices in the nation.

 Litigation partner Mary K. Braza was recognized nationally in the practice area of Sports Law
 Litigation partner William L. Clements was recognized nationally in the practice area of International Trade: Export Controls and Economic Sanctions.
Local Rankings
California
Practice Groups

 Health Care
Attorneys
 Denise Rios Rodriguez, Health Care
 George L. Root Jr., Health Care
 Richard Seiden, Health Care
 Carl I. Weissburg, Health Care
Florida
Practice Groups
 Antitrust
 Bankruptcy/Restructuring
 Construction
 Corporate/M&A
 Employment: Mainly Defendant
 Insurance
 Real Estate
 Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use

Attorneys
 Edmund T. Baxa Jr., Construction
 Charles E. Commander III, Real Estate
 Gardner F. Davis, Corporate M&A
 Kevin E. Hyde, Employment: Mainly Defendant
 Linda Y. Kelso, Corporate M&A
 James M. Landis, Antitrust
 Thomas J. Maida, Insurance
 Austin Neal, Insurance
 Fred S. Ridley, Real Estate
 Mark J. Wolfson, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
 R. Duke Woodson, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
Illinois
Practice Groups

 Bankruptcy/Restructuring
 Energy & National Resources
 Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory
 Media & Entertainment: Litigation
 Real Estate
 Telcom, Broadcast & Satellite: Regulatory
Attorneys
 Michael M. Conway, Media & Entertainment: Litigation
 Paul F. Hanzlik, Energy & Natural Resources: Regulatory
 Kathleen Pasulka-Brown, Telcom, Broadcast & Satellite: Regulatory
 E. Glenn Rippie, Energy & Natural Resources: Regulatory
 John L. Rogers III, Energy & Natural Resources: Regulatory
Massachusetts
Practice Groups

 Litigation: General Commercial
Attorneys
 Charles R. Dougherty, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
 Ellen Kearns, Employment: Mainly Defendant
 Michael Tuteur, Litigation: General Commercial
Michigan
Practice Groups

 Corporate/M&A
Attorneys
 Patrick D. Daugherty, Corporate/M&A
 John R. Trentacosta, Litigation: General Commercial
Washington, D.C.
Practice Groups

 Environment
Attorneys
 Gregory S. Bruch, Securities: Enforcement
 Richard G. Stoll, Environment

Wisconsin
Practice Groups

 Corporate M&A
 Employment: Mainly Defendant
 Intellectual Property
 Litigation: General Commercial
 Real Estate
Attorneys
 Bill Abraham, Corporate M&A
 Michael H. Auen, Employment: Mainly Defendant
 Russell J. Barron, Intellectual Property
 Bernard J. Bobber, Employment: Mainly Defendant
 Michael A. Bowen, Litigation: General Commercial
 Jon P. Christiansen, Litigation: General Commercial
 James R. Clark, Litigation: General Commercial
 Richard S. Florsheim, Intellectual Property
 Benjamin F. Garmer III, Corporate M&A
 Michael W. Hatch, Real Estate
 Sarah O. Jelencic, Real Estate
 Paul J. Jones, Corporate/M&A
 Benjamin D. Levin, Real Estate
 Brian W. McGrath, Litigation: General Commercial
 Thomas C. Pence, Employment: Mainly Defendant
 Patrick G. Quick, Corporate M&A
 Jay O. Rothman, Corporate M&A
 Russell E. Ryba, Corporate M&A
 Nancy J. Sennett, Litigation, General Commercial
 Thomas L. Shriner, Jr., Litigation: General Commercial
 Luke E. Sims, Corporate M&A
 Joseph B. Tyson, Jr., Corporate M&A
 David G. Walsh, Corporate M&A
 Patrick M. Zabrowski, Real Estate
About Chambers and Partners
Chambers and Partners, based in London, began as general book publishers in 1969. Since 1990, they have published the Chambers Guide to the UK legal profession. Chambers’ staff of full-time researchers now prepares renowned directories which assess and rank the world’s leading lawyers according to their reputations amongst their clients. The USA Guide was first introduced in 2003. The 4th annual Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business is based on in-depth interviews with key in-house counsel and leading private practice attorneys. For more information about Chambers and Partners, visit www.chambersandpartners.com.

About Foley & Lardner LLP

Foley & Lardner LLP provides the full range of corporate legal counsel. Our attorneys understand today’s most complex business issues, including corporate governance, securities enforcement, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property counseling and litigation, outsourcing and information technology, labor and employment, and tax. The firm offers total solutions in the automotive, emerging technologies, energy, entertainment and media, financial services, food, golf and resort services, insurance, health care, life sciences, nanotechnology, and sports industries.

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