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Crowell & Moring
By Teresa Cajot

Crowell & Moring is a Washington, DC-based, law firm that represents clients across the globe in litigation and arbitration, regulatory,
and transactional matters.

With 500 attorneys throughout its DC headquarters and offices         Democratic public policy lawyers to its team. It also combined
in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County,               with Lightfoot Vandevilde Sodowsky Crouchley Rutherford &
Anchorage, London, and Brussels, the firm has experience              Levine LLP in Los Angeles and opened its San Francisco office,
in meeting the needs of clients of all sizes. Fortune 500             with 28 lawyers from Folger Levine & Kahn LLP. A couple of
companies, small businesses, governments, professional                years ago the firm also brought seven additional attorneys on
organizations, and individuals have turned to Crowell & Moring        board from Patton Boggs LLP, the US Environmental Protection
for representation.                                                   Agency, and the US Department of the Interior.

Crowell & Moring was founded in 1979 by 53 lawyers who set            Crowell & Moring has represented a number of high profile
out to build a firm with a distinct personality. Coming from a        companies including ACE USA, Aetna Inc., BMW, General
large firm, these lawyers knew what a law firm could be and           Motors, IBM, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Marriott,
what they wanted it to be: a community of unpretentious               WellPoint, the Brink’s Company, and many more.
professionals with a sense of humor and the ability to meet
any challenge.                                                        Its major practice areas include antitrust, aviation, insurance/
                                                                      reinsurance, intellectual property, bankruptcy, international
In 1987 the firm moved to its present location in Washington,         business, International dispute resolution, corporate/
DC. That same year, C& M International, also based in                 securities, e-Discovery and information management,
Washington, DC, was introduced as the firm’s international            international trade, energy , labor and employment, litigation,
trade and consulting firm. In 2000, Crowell & Moring brought          arbitration, environmental and natural resources, public policy,
on 16 attorneys from Michaels & Bonner, a healthcare                  tax, torts, environmental and toxic tort litigation, European
boutique in Washington, DC. The next year the firm teamed up          practice, trade associations, financial services, white collar
with the 14 lawyer IP boutique, Evenson, McKeown, Edwards &           and regulatory enforcement, government contracts, and
Lenahan and three years later, it collaborated with Capitolink        healthcare.
LLC to launch C&M Captiolink. In 2006, the firm combined
with King Pagano Harrison, thus increasing its litigation,            The firm is managed by a board that consists of 12 elected
healthcare, and labor and employment strength. In recent              partners of the firm. Once elected, partners serve a three-
years, the firm also took on a nine-lawyer financial institutions     year-term and can be re-elected for a second term.
team from Buchanon Ingersoll & Rooney PC and added six


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Description: Crowell & Moring is a Washington, DC-based, law firm that represents clients across the globe in litigation and arbitration, regulatory, and transactional matters.