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Orrick Posts Strong Showing in Chambers USA 2011


New York - Chambers USA 2011, publisher of one of the world’s leading guides to the legal profession, recently ranked an unprecedented 29 practices and 70 Orrick lawyers as leading practitioners worldwide.

Orrick partners who earned “Band One” rankings include: Alan Benjamin, Walt Brown, Mike Delikat, Roger Frankel, Lynne Hermle, Townsend Hyatt, Marc Levinson, Michael Liever, Joe Malkin and Dan MathewsBill Anthony, Cam Cowan, Noel Nellis and Larry Popofsky earned “Senior Statesmen” rankings as lawyers who received exceptional recommendations in their fields.

The following Orrick practices were recognized:


Banking and Finance
Capital Markets: Debt and Equity
Corporate/M&A: Northern California
Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation
Energy: State Regulatory and Litigation
Intellectual Property
Labor and Employment
Litigation: General Commercial
Litigation: White Collar Crime and Government Investigation
Real Estate

District of Columbia

Insurance: Policyholder


Capital Markets: Securitization
Capital Markets: Structured Products
Energy: Electricity (Transactional)
Intellectual Property
Investment Funds: Venture Capital
Labor and Employment
Native American Law
Products Liability and Mass Torts
Projects: PPP
Projects: Renewables and Alternative Energy
Intellectual Property

New York

Labor and Employment


Litigation: General Commercial

Chambers USA's 2011 results were based on thousands of interviews conducted by a team of over 50 full-time researchers.  Chambers assesses leading lawyers based on legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by clients.


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