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Local litigation firms                        Local litigation stars                                   Robin Bergen
                                                                                                       Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Highly recommended                                                                                     White Collar Crime
                                              Robert Abrams
Baker Botts                                   Howrey                                                   Mitchell Berger
                                              Antitrust, Environmental, Intellectual Property          Patton Boggs
Covington & Burling
                                                                                                       Commercial
Dickstein Shapiro                             Stanimir Alexandrov
                                              Sidley Austin                                            Paul Berger
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher
                                              International Arbitration                                Debevoise & Plimpton
Howrey                                                                                                 Securities, White Collar Crime
                                              Arif Hyder Ali
Jones Day
                                              Crowell & Moring                                         Nigel Blackaby
Kellogg Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel       International Arbitration                                Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Kirkland & Ellis                                                                                       International Arbitration
                                              Stephen Anthony
Latham & Watkins                              Covington & Burling                                      Robert Bloch
Mayer Brown                                   White Collar Crime                                       Mayer Brown
                                                                                                       Antitrust
Robbins Russell Englert Orseck Untereiner &   William Baer
Sauber                                        Arnold & Porter                                          Alex Bourelly
Sidley Austin                                 Antitrust, White Collar Crime                            Baker Botts
                                                                                                       White Collar Crime
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom             Bruce Baird
Williams & Connolly                           Covington & Burling                                      Brian Boyle
                                              White Collar Crime                                       O’Melveny & Myers
WilmerHale                                                                                             Class Action
Zuckerman Spaeder                             M Miller Baker
                                              McDermott Will & Emery                                   Janis Brennan
                                              Appellate                                                Foley Hoag
Recommended                                                                                            International Arbitration
                                              William Baker III
Arnold & Porter                               Latham & Watkins                                         Peter Bresnan
Caplin & Drysdale                             Professional Liability, Securities, White Collar Crime   Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
                                                                                                       White Collar Crime
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton              J Scott Ballenger
Clifford Chance                               Latham & Watkins                                         Richard Bress
                                              Antitrust, Appellate                                     Latham & Watkins
Crowell & Moring                                                                                       Appellate
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson         Thomas Barnett
                                              Covington & Burling                                      Carol Elder Bruce
Hogan Lovells                                 Antitrust, White Collar Crime                            Bracewell & Giuliani
Hunton & Williams                                                                                      White Collar Crime
                                              Michael Barta
Janis Schuelke & Wechsler                     Baker Botts                                              Gregory Bruch
Kaye Scholer                                  Commercial, White Collar Crime                           Willkie Farr & Gallagher
                                                                                                       Securities
McDermott Will & Emery                        Stephen Becker
O'Melveny & Myers                             McDermott Will & Emery                                   John Buchanan
                                              Intellectual Property                                    Covington & Burling
Patton Boggs
                                                                                                       Insurance
Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison         Richard Beckler
                                              Howrey                                                   Thomas Buchanan
Schertler & Onorato
                                              Securities, White Collar Crime                           Winston & Strawn
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett                                                                             Civil, White Collar Crime
                                              Michael Bednarek
Steptoe & Johnson
                                              Shearman & Sterling                                      Charles Buffon
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan                   Intellectual Property                                    Covington & Burling
                                                                                                       Antitrust, Intellectual Property
Trout Cacheris
                                              John Beisner
Vinson & Elkins                               Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom                        Bobby Burchfield
                                              Product Liability                                        McDermott Will & Emery
White & Case
                                                                                                       Commercial
Wiley Rein                                    Robert Bennett
                                              Hogan Lovells                                            William Burck
Winston & Strawn
                                              White Collar Crime                                       Weil Gotshal & Manges
                                                                                                       White Collar Crime




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      Brian Buroker                                          Walter Dellinger                               Mark Foster
      Hunton & Williams                                      O’Melveny & Myers                              Zuckerman Spaeder
      Intellectual Property                                  Appellate                                      Civil, Professional Liability

      Graeme Bush                                            Michael Denger                                 Jonathan Franklin
      Zuckerman Spaeder                                      Gibson Dunn & Crutcher                         Fulbright & Jaworski
      Civil, White Collar Crime                              Antitrust                                      Appellate

      C Michael Buxton                                       Paul Denis                                     David Frederick
      Vinson & Elkins                                        Dechert                                        Kellogg Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel
      White Collar Crime                                     Antitrust                                      Appellate

      Joe Caldwell                                           Mitchell Dolin                                 Joel Freed
      Baker Botts                                            Covington & Burling                            McDermott Will & Emery
      Business, Professional Liability, White Collar Crime   Insurance                                      Intellectual Property

      Marinn Carlson                                         Scott Doyle                                    Andrew Frey
      Sidley Austin                                          Shearman & Sterling                            Mayer Brown
      International Arbitration                              Intellectual Property                          Appellate

      George Cary                                            Christopher Dugan                              Paul Friedman
      Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton                       Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker                Dechert
      Antitrust                                              International Arbitration                      Antitrust

      Robert Cary                                            David Dukes                                    Kenneth Gallo
      Williams & Connolly                                    Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough             Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison
      Commercial                                             Product Liability                              Antitrust, Intellectual Property

      David Clanton                                          Donald Dunner                                  Oscar Garibaldi
      Baker & McKenzie                                       Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner    Covington & Burling
      Antitrust                                              Intellectual Property                          International Arbitration

      Paul Clement                                           Jim Egan                                       Geoffrey Garinther
      King & Spalding                                        Weil Gotshal & Manges                          Venable
      Appellate                                              Antitrust                                      White Collar Crime

      James Cole                                             W Neil Eggleston                               Deborah Garza
      Bryan Cave                                             Debevoise & Plimpton                           Covington & Burling
      Securities, White Collar Crime                         Securities, White Collar Crime                 Antitrust

      Pat Conti                                              Roy Englert                                    David Gelfand
      Schulte Roth & Zabel                                   Robbins Russell Englert Orseck Untereiner &    Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
      White Collar Crime                                     Sauber                                         Antitrust
                                                             Appellate
      Ruffin Cordell                                                                                        Kenneth Geller
      Fish & Richardson                                      John Estes III                                 Mayer Brown
      Intellectual Property                                  Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom              Appellate
                                                             Energy
      Thomas Cullen Jr                                                                                      David Gersch
      Jones Day                                              Miguel Estrada                                 Arnold & Porter
      Antitrust, Bankruptcy                                  Gibson Dunn & Crutcher                         Antitrust, Appellate, Business, Product Liability
                                                             Appellate, White Collar Crime
      Christopher Curran                                                                                    Barry Goldsmith
      White & Case                                           Steven Fabrizio                                Gibson Dunn & Crutcher
      Antitrust, White Collar Crime                          Jenner & Block                                 Securities, White Collar Crime
                                                             Intellectual Property
      Charles Davidow                                                                                       Thomas Goldstein
      Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison                  Richard Favretto                               Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
      Securities, White Collar Crime                         Mayer Brown                                    Appellate
                                                             Antitrust
      Mark Davis                                                                                            Jamie Gorelick
      Weil Gotshal & Manges                                  Kathryn Fenton                                 WilmerHale
      Intellectual Property                                  Jones Day                                      White Collar Crime
                                                             Antitrust
      Alexandre de Gramont                                                                                  William Greaney
      Crowell & Moring                                       Nathan Finch                                   Covington & Burling
      International Arbitration                              Motley Rice                                    Insurance
                                                             Civil, Creditors’ Rights, White Collar Crime



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Thomas Green                                             Kent Jones                                       Barry Wm Levine
Sidley Austin                                            Sutherland Asbill & Brennan                      Dickstein Shapiro
Commercial, White Collar Crime                           Tax                                              White Collar Crime

Mark Hansen                                              Paula Junghans                                   Gregg Levy
Kellogg Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel                  Zuckerman Spaeder                                Covington & Burling
Antitrust                                                Tax, White Collar Crime                          Antitrust

Ray Hartwell III                                         Jean Engelmayer Kalicki                          Daryl Libow
Hunton & Williams                                        Arnold & Porter                                  Sullivan & Cromwell
Antitrust, Intellectual Property                         International Arbitration                        Antitrust

F Lane Heard III                                         Joseph Kattan                                    Peter Van Lockwood
Williams & Connolly                                      Gibson Dunn & Crutcher                           Caplin & Drysdale
Product Liability                                        Antitrust                                        Bankruptcy

Emily Johnson Henn                                       Peter Keisler                                    Robert Long
Covington & Burling                                      Sidley Austin                                    Covington & Burling
Arbitration, Intellectual Property, White Collar Crime   Appellate                                        Appellate

Robert Higgins                                           Leon Kellner                                     Abbe Lowell
Dickstein Shapiro                                        Dickstein Shapiro                                McDermott Will & Emery
Commercial, Insurance, Securities                        Insurance                                        White Collar Crime

Gary Hoffman                                             Michael Kellogg                                  Raphael Lupo
Dickstein Shapiro                                        Kellogg Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel          McDermott Will & Emery
Intellectual Property                                    Appellate                                        Intellectual Property

Mark Hopson                                              Jeffrey Kilduff                                  Robert Luskin
Sidley Austin                                            O’Melveny & Myers                                Patton Boggs
White Collar Crime                                       Securities                                       Civil, Criminal

Heidi Hubbard                                            William Kolasky                                  Paul Maco
Williams & Connolly                                      WilmerHale                                       Vinson & Elkins
Appellate, Civil Litigation, Product Liability           Antitrust                                        Securities

Peter Huber                                              Mark Kovner                                      Colleen Mahoney
Kellogg Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel                  Kirkland & Ellis                                 Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom
Appellate                                                Antitrust                                        Securities

Christopher Hughes                                       Sheldon Krantz                                   Maureen Mahoney
Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft                             DLA Piper                                        Latham & Watkins
Intellectual Property                                    White Collar Crime                               Appellate

Mark Hulkower                                            Carl Kravitz                                     Michael Martinez
Steptoe & Johnson                                        Zuckerman Spaeder                                Crowell & Moring
White Collar Crime                                       Civil Litigation                                 International Arbitration

Thomas Hungar                                            Jeffrey Lamken                                   Janet McDavid
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher                                   Molo Lamken                                      Hogan Lovells
Appellate                                                Appellate                                        Antitrust

Raymond Jacobsen Jr                                      Carolyn Lamm                                     William McLucas
McDermott Will & Emery                                   White & Case                                     WilmerHale
Antitrust                                                International Arbitration                        Securities

William Jeffress Jr                                      William Lawler III                               Paul McNulty
Baker Botts                                              Vinson & Elkins                                  Baker & McKenzie
White Collar Crime                                       White Collar Crime                               Criminal

Douglas John                                             Andrew Leblanc                                   Andrea Menaker
John & Hengerer                                          Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy                    White & Case
Energy                                                   Bankruptcy Litigation                            International Arbitration

O Thomas Johnson Jr                                      Mark Leddy                                       Ralph Miller
Covington & Burling                                      Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton                 Weil Gotshal & Manges
International Arbitration                                Antitrust                                        Commercial




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      Peter Moll                                  Carter Phillips                             Christine Rolph
      Howrey                                      Sidley Austin                               Latham & Watkins
      Antitrust                                   Appellate                                   Product Liability

      R Stan Mortenson                            Mark Plumer                                 Peter Romatowski
      Baker Botts                                 Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe               Jones Day
      White Collar Crime                          Insurance                                   White Collar Crime

      Richard Morvillo                            Gregory Poe                                 James Rosenthal
      Schulte Roth & Zabel                        Law Offices of Gregory L. Poe               Arnold & Porter
      Securities, White Collar Crime              Appellate                                   Product Liability

      Randolph Moss                               Elliot Polebaum                             Steven Rosenthal
      WilmerHale                                  Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson       Kaye Scholer
      Appellate, White Collar Crime               International Arbitration                   Appellate

      Glen Nager                                  Ethan Posner                                Charles Rule
      Jones Day                                   Covington & Burling                         Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft
      Appellate                                   Intellectual Property, White Collar Crime   Antitrust

      Steven Newborn                              Giovanni Prezioso                           Steven Salky
      Weil Gotshal & Manges                       Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton            Zuckerman Spaeder
      Antitrust                                   White Collar Crime                          Civil, White Collar Crime

      John Nields Jr                              Daniel Price                                Richard Sauber
      Howrey                                      Sidley Austin                               Robbins Russell Englert Orseck Untereiner &
      White Collar Crime                          International Arbitration                   Sauber
                                                                                              White Collar Crime
      Michael Nolan                               Phillip Proger
      Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy               Jones Day                                   Eugene Scalia
      International Arbitration                   Antitrust                                   Gibson Dunn & Crutcher
                                                                                              Appellate, Labor & Employment
      Claudia O’Brien                             Carl Rauh
      Latham & Watkins                            Hogan Lovells                               David Schertler
      Environmental                               White Collar Crime                          Schertler & Onorato
                                                                                              Civil, Criminal
      Jennifer O’Connor                           Steven Reed
      WilmerHale                                  Steptoe & Johnson                           Michael Schlanger
      Appellate, Securities, White Collar Crime   Appellate                                   Covington & Burling
                                                                                              Antitrust, Financial Services
      David Ogden                                 Patrick Regan
      WilmerHale                                  Regan Zambri & Long                         Scott Schreiber
      White Collar Crime                          Medical Malpractice, Product Liability      Arnold & Porter
                                                                                              Securities, White Collar Crime
      Theodore Olson                              Kenneth Reisenfeld
      Gibson Dunn & Crutcher                      Patton Boggs                                Craig Seebald
      Appellate                                   International Arbitration                   McDermott Will & Emery
                                                                                              Antitrust
      Joanne Osendarp                             Wm Bradford Reynolds
      Weil Gotshal & Manges                       Howrey                                      Howard Shapiro
      International Trade                         Antitrust                                   WilmerHale
                                                                                              White Collar Crime
      George Pappas                               David Rivkin Jr
      Covington & Burling                         Baker Hostetler                             William Sherman
      Intellectual Property                       Appellate, International Litigation         Latham & Watkins
                                                                                              Antitrust
      Richard Parker                              Michele Roberts
      O’Melveny & Myers                           Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld              Earl Silbert
      Antitrust                                   Civil, White Collar Crime                   DLA Piper
                                                                                              White Collar Crime
      Edward Parks II                             Mark Rochon
      Shipman & Goodwin                           Miller & Chevalier                          Joe Sims
      Bankruptcy, Commercial, Insurance           White Collar Crime                          Jones Day
                                                                                              Antitrust
      Mark Perry                                  Chip Roh
      Gibson Dunn & Crutcher                      Weil Gotshal & Manges                       Paul Smith
      Appellate, Commercial                       International Arbitration                   Jenner & Block
                                                                                              Appellate



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Tefft Smith
Kirkland & Ellis
                                       John Villa
                                       Williams & Connolly
                                                                                     Future stars
Antitrust                              Commercial
                                                                                     DeAnna Allen
Abby Cohen Smutny                      Joseph Walker                                 Dickstein Shapiro
White & Case                           Howrey
International Arbitration              Securities, White Collar Crime                Eugene Assaf
                                                                                     Kirkland & Ellis
Michael Sohn                           F Joseph Warin
Davis Polk & Wardwell                  Gibson Dunn & Crutcher                        Brant Bishop
Antitrust                              White Collar Crime                            Kirkland & Ellis

Mary Spearing                          Margaret Warner                               Leah Brannon
Baker Botts                            McDermott Will & Emery                        Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
White Collar Crime                     Insurance
                                                                                     Brian Brooks
Brendan Sullivan Jr                    Seth Waxman                                   O’Melveny & Myers
Williams & Connolly                    WilmerHale
Commercial                             Appellate                                     James Cooper
                                                                                     Arnold & Porter
Trevor Swett                           Reid Weingarten
Caplin & Drysdale                      Steptoe & Johnson                             Anne Davis
Bankruptcy                             White Collar Crime                            Arnold & Porter

Evan Tager                             Harry Weiss                                   Eric Delinksy
Mayer Brown                            WilmerHale                                    Zuckerman Spaeder
Appellate                              Securities
                                                                                     Kevin Downey
Richard Taranto                        Anne Marie Whitesell                          Williams & Connolly
Farr & Taranto                         Dechert
Appellate                              International Arbitration                     Aitan Goelman
                                                                                     Zuckerman Spaeder
William Taylor III                     Beth Wilkinson
Zuckerman Speader                      Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison         Michael Horowitz
Commercial, White Collar Crime         Civil, White Collar Crime                     Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft

George Terwilliger III                 Joseph Winterscheid                           Mark Klapow
White & Case                           McDermott Will & Emery                        Howrey
White Collar Crime                     Antitrust
                                                                                     Kristin Graham Koehler
Peter Thomas                           Thomas Yannucci                               Sidley Austin
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett             Kirkland & Ellis
                                                                                     Jennifer Levy
Antitrust, International Arbitration   Antitrust, Commercial
                                                                                     Kirkland & Ellis
John Townsend                          Paul Yde
                                                                                     Michael Levy
Hughes Hubbard & Reed                  Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
                                                                                     Bingham McCutchen
International Arbitration              Antitrust
                                                                                     Selena Linde
Andrew Tulumello                       E Robert Yoches
                                                                                     Dickstein Shapiro
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher                 Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner
Appellate, Class Actions, Securities   Intellectual Property
                                                                                     Gregg LoCascio
                                                                                     Kirkland & Ellis
Randall Turk                           Roger Zuckerman
Baker Botts                            Zuckerman Spaeder
                                                                                     Craig Margolis
White Collar Crime                     Civil, Securities, White Collar Crime
                                                                                     Vinson & Elkins
Jonathan Tuttle                        Margaret Zwisler
Debevoise & Plimpton                   Latham & Watkins
Securities                             Antitrust

Stephen Urbanczyk
Williams & Connolly
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      Michael McKeon
      Fish & Richardson

      Amit Mehta
      Zuckerman Spaeder

      Juan Morillo
      Clifford Chance

      Eric Namrow
      Jones Day

      Alex Young Oh
      Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison

      Donald Remy
      Latham & Watkins

      Michele Rose
      Latham & Watkins

      Paul Schmidt
      Covington & Burling

      Laura Shores
      Howrey

      Richard Smith
      McDermott Will & Emery

      Danielle Spinelli
      WilmerHale

      Joseph Terry
      Williams & Connolly

      Paul Thompson
      McDermott Will & Emery

      Andrew Wise
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District of Columbia                                                                                   partner Jerold Oshinsky left in 2008 and is
                                                                                                       now at another national firm in California.
                                                                                                       Early this year Robin Cohen, a leading
                                                                                                       insurance attorney and former managing
                                                                                                       partner of the New York office, led a group
Washington lawyers expect to see a continued increase in securities fraud litiga-                      of 12 other Dickstein lawyers in a move to
tion as a result of the financial crisis. In recent years, government agencies have                    another firm in the city. With about 40
                                                                                                       insurance coverage attorneys, the DC branch
become more aggressive in prosecuting chief executives of corporations, some-                          remains the practice’s flagship office, and in
thing litigators see as a by-product of the public’s demand for accountability. This                   the mid-2010 added veteran John E Heintz to
has prompted companies to build more robust compliance policies to protect                             its roster. Heintz brings with him more than
their senior officials and directors, as government agencies are using more                            30 years of experience and has recovered
sophisticated techniques in their investigations. Litigators are also anxious to see                   billions of dollars in coverage for his clients.
                                                                                                          Intellectual Property head Gary Hoffman
what will become of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act’s whistleblow-                          represents Dr Bruce Saffran in two patent
er stimulus funds.                                                                                     infringement suits, worth more than $100
                                                                                                       million total, against Johnson & Johnson and
Highly recommended firms                            consistent give-and-take with government           Abbott Laboratories involving drug-eluting
                                                    agencies, claiming as one of its alumni            cardiac stents. “He’s a tireless worker, really
Baker Botts                                         Attorney General Eric Holder, Jr. Before           leaves no stone unturned,” says a client.
Known for its expertise in appellate, energy,       returning to Covington & Burling this year,        “He’s a very smart guy, a very quick thinker.”
and general commercial litigation, Baker            James Garland served as Holder’s deputy            In 2008, the firm won a similar case for
Botts is a Houston-based firm that rose to          chief of staff, while Steven Fagell was deputy     Saffran against Boston Scientific, initially
national prominence in the early 1900s with         chief of staff for Assistant Attorney General      found to owe the inventor more than $500
the dawn of the oil industry. The firm has          Lanny Breuer.                                      million before the parties settled for an
gone through a few name changes since its              The firm’s highly regarded insurance            undisclosed amount following an appeal.
inception in 1840 and made Baker Botts its          practice has a deep bench that includes            Dickstein partners Paul R Taskier and James
official name in 2000. That same year, several      veterans John Buchanan III and William             W Brady, Jr, are also working on the case.
of the firm’s lawyers were on President             Greaney. Buchanan has more than 30 years
George W Bush’s legal team following the            of experience in insurance coverage advocacy       Gibson Dunn & Crutcher
election, reflecting the firm’s extensive ties to   and, says a competitor, is “significant, plays a   Gibson Dunn & Crutcher is one of the most
both Bush administrations. Baker Botts’ DC          big role.” Greaney has long represented            prestigious law firms in the US, with its DC
office opened in the early 1970s, first serving     corporate policyholders and is described by        office benefiting from a symbiotic
as an outpost for the Texas office’s clients and    one competitor as “smart, capable, certainly       relationship with federal government
eventually strengthening its ranks with             on my short list.”                                 agencies. The firm’s attorneys have served
attorneys who served in highly visible and             Highlighted for his prowess in antitrust        senior positions in the Department of Justice,
prestigious government positions. In 2001,          and appellate matters, Gregg Levy represents       Securities and Exchange Commission, and
the DC office further deepened its roster by        Chiquita Brands International in litigation        the Treasury Department. Noted especially
merging with Miller Cassidy Larrocca &              concerning extortion payments a subsidiary         for its expertise in appellate, securities, and
Lewin, a firm known for its strong trial            of the company made to armed groups in             white-collar crime, for 30 years the DC
lawyers. “They now have top-notch litigation        Colombia.        These     matters      involve    branch has represented national and global
in DC,” says a competitor. With 37 attorneys,       investigations by the Department of Justice        corporations, public agencies, and state, local
the DC branch excels in white-collar crime          and the Colombian attorney general, nearly         and foreign governments. “It’s one of the best
and federal regulatory matters. Its appellate       1,000 civil tort claims brought in US district     firms in the country,” says a competitor.
practice lost nationally recognized Jeffrey         courts by foreign nationals, Colombian tort           Theodore Olson is a former solicitor
Lamken when he launched his own firm in             litigation, multiple shareholder derivative        general of the US and has long been a leader
DC late last year.                                  suits, and insurance coverage litigation. The      of the legal community. Along with New
   Strong in white-collar crime and                 firm has a longstanding relationship with          York litigator David Boies, Olson is
commercial litigation, William Jeffress, Jr, is     ExxonMobil, this year represented by Oscar         representing two same-sex couples in a
lauded by competitors as the “real deal.”           Garibaldi in arbitrations against the Republic     complaint challenging the constitutionality of
“He’s the guy at Baker Botts who’s our              of Venezuela and its state-owned oil company       Proposition 8, a challenge that has created
competition,” says one DC lawyer. Jeffress          in two major commercial and investor-state         one of the most divisive civil rights issues of
has 35 years of trial experience representing       cases.                                             the era and is expected to reach the Supreme
corporations and individuals, many of them                                                             Court. On behalf of Comcast Corporation,
prominent public officials. Well-regarded by        Dickstein Shapiro                                  appellate star Miguel Estrada challenged a
competitors, R Stan Mortenson handles               Founded in 1953, Dickstein Shapiro is a            rule late last year enforced by the Federal
white-collar crime and commercial litigation        leading insurance coverage firm that               Communications Commission limiting how
matters. In 2004, he successfully defended          distinguishes itself from competitors by           much of the nation’s subscribers cable
Liberty Media against a claim for breach of         predominantly representing plaintiffs. Their       companies could sign up to multi-channel
fiduciary duty that alleged more than $4            clients include more than 75 Fortune 500           video programming. The DC Circuit found
billion in damages.                                 companies,        emerging       businesses,       that the rule, which dated back to 1992, did
                                                    organizations, and government officials.           not reflect the significant changes of the
Covington & Burling                                 “They’re flexible in what they handle,” says       marketplace and declared it arbitrary. Joseph
Headquartered on Pennsylvania Avenue,               a DC lawyer. The firm has 400 attorneys,           Warin is serving as independent counsel to
Covington & Burling is a full-service firm          most of whom are based in the nation’s             Siemens compliant monitor and former
recognized for its strengths in various types       capital. While its insurance department            German Minister of Finance Dr Theo Waigel.
of litigation. The firm has offices around the      remains among the firm’s largest, about 70         Found to have violated the Foreign Corrupt
world, with more than 450 lawyers based in          attorneys in all, the group has had some           Practices Act, the German-owned company
the US. The 91-year-old firm is involved in a       departures in recent years. Former name            in 2008 offered to pay a total of $1.6 billion,

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      the largest ever paid for corruption-related      the oversight board created by the act to            Kirkland & Ellis a reputation as a hard
      charges. For the next four years, Warin will      regulate      the     accounting        industry     litigation firm. Their veteran lawyers try
      assist Waigel in ensuring the company is in       unconstitutional due to its abilities to enforce     cases in federal and state courts, while young
      compliance with the FCPA and report to the        power without presidential oversight and             attorneys try cases early in their careers. With
      SEC and the DOJ.                                  control.                                             180 lawyers, the DC office opened in 1930.
                                                           Joan McKown, who spent 17 years as a              Twenty-five have gone on to work in senior
      Howrey                                            lawyer for the Securities and Exchange               government positions. The office handles
      With more than 200 attorneys handling             Commission, joined the office this year as           litigation in securities, accounting, antitrust,
      antitrust matters worldwide, Howrey is an         partner.                                             merger and acquisition disputes, ERISA,
      industry leader in representing companies in         Renowned for his antitrust work, Joe Sims         insurance coverage, contract, fraud, RICO,
      multijurisdictional mergers and cartel            “is the guy in Jones Day for antitrust work,”        shareholder      derivative     claims,     First
      investigations. Created in 1956 specifically to   says a competitor. Sims was part of a team           Amendment and defamation, environmental,
      focus on antitrust, the firm has since            who successfully advised American Airlines           product liability, and class actions.
      broadened its capabilities to handle              this year in a case that ultimately obtained            Thomas Yannucci has a strong antitrust
      intellectual property and commercial              the company antitrust immunity in a joint            practice and has handled individual and class
      litigation matters. The firm grew rapidly in      venture with British Airways and Iberia.             action suits in a number of matters. His
      the 1970s in response to aggressive antitrust     Phillip Proger’s antitrust practice focuses on       clients have included HBO’s “The Sopranos,”
      enforcement by the Federal Trade                  mergers, cartel investigations, and antitrust        the Boston Celtics, and the Detroit Tigers.
      Commission and the Department of Justice as       litigation. Kathryn Fenton advises clients on        Nationally recognized in antitrust, Mark
      well as an increased demand for private           mergers, government investigations, and              Kovner has more than 20 years of experience
      antitrust litigation. Among the firm’s            business transactions. She has represented           representing clients in significant government
      landmark cases are the FTC’s attempted            Bayer, CBS, Chevron, and Sirius XM.                  investigations. He represents Danaher
      breakup of the cereal industry, in which two      Thomas Cullen, Jr, handles complicated               Corporation in its transaction with MDS and
      of the four companies involved enlisted the       commercial matters and has been lead                 Life Technologies Corporation, worth $1.1
      expertise of Howrey attorneys, and the FTC’s      counsel in US and international arbitrations.        billion. As the senior partner of the firm’s
      lawsuit against the world’s largest oil                                                                antitrust group, Tefft Smith coordinates more
      companies. Both cases took place in the           Kellogg Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel              than 150 lawyers in the firm’s offices in the
      1970s and lasted about a decade. This year,       Kellogg Huber Hansen Todd Evans & Figel is           US and internationally. He has more than 35
      the firm is counseling Intel to resolve a         an elite litigation boutique created in 1993 to      years of experience in civil and criminal
      complaint with the FTC concerning improper        focus on trial and appellate litigation. Given       antitrust, merger, and commercial litigation
      practices the company allegedly engaged in        the firm’s size and prestige, its hiring practices   matters.
      regarding its dealings with computer              are extremely selective. Several of its more
      manufacturers.                                    than 50 attorneys have served as assistant           Latham & Watkins
         White-collar defense practice co-chair John    attorneys general, assistants to the solicitor       Founded in 1934, Latham & Watkins has
      Nields, Jr, is highly respected by peers. “He     general, and in senior positions in the White        2,000 lawyers in 30 offices worldwide. The
      did a terrific job for our mutual client,” says   House and the Department of Justice. Almost          firm      handles      matters      concerning
      a DC lawyer. His notable representations          all of them have been law clerks to Federal          environmental, tax, appellate, securities
      include the prosecution of high-ranking FBI       Circuit or district court judges, and nearly a       enforcement, antitrust, product liability, class
      officials for breaking into homes of US           third has clerked for the Supreme Court. The         actions, white collar and government
      citizens. The officials were found in violation   firm’s attorneys represent plaintiffs and            investigations, export controls and economic
      of the Fourth Amendment. Joseph Walker            defendants, and have argued more than 20             sanctions, intellectual property, and
      handles securities, government enforcement        cases before the Supreme Court. “I think very        government contracts. “It’s a well-run, huge
      and white-collar criminal matters. He             highly of those guys,” says a DC lawyer from         firm,” says a competitor. As the firm’s largest
      previously served as a trial attorney for the     a top national firm.                                 litigation office, the DC branch has 270
      DOJ and now defends corporations and                 In 2007, appellate stars Michael Kellogg          lawyers with deep regulatory and policy
      individuals against allegations of violating      and Mark Hansen successfully represented             experience. Many have served in federal
      the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Co-chair       AT&T before the Supreme Court in the much            government positions, and their appellate
      of securities litigation and government           cited Bell Atlantic Corp v. Twombly. The             practice is led by a former solicitor general.
      enforcement and white-collar defense,             plaintiffs alleged the country’s large                  With six years of experience at the
      Richard Beckler focuses on civil and criminal     telephone companies had engaged in                   Environmental Protection Agency, Claudia
      litigation, and tackles issues of securities      anticompetitive behavior, a claim that was           O’Brien focuses on environmental health and
      fraud, oil and gas pricing schemes, and           dismissed by the Court in a controversial            safety issues. She represents companies and
      insider trading.                                  decision that raised the pleading standards          industry groups in litigation under federal
                                                        for federal civil cases. This year, David            environmental statutes. J Scott Ballenger has
      Jones Day                                         Frederick successfully represented investors         a nationally recognized appellate practice. He
      Established in 1893 in Cleveland, Jones Day       before the Court in a case that challenged           recently argued two cases before the Supreme
      made a name for itself with prominent clients     excessive investment-adviser fees. Peter             Court and successfully represented Union
      like John D Rockefeller. Its DC office opened     Huber focuses on telecommunications                  Pacific Railroad Company in a case that
      in 1946 and now has more than 200 lawyers.        markets and antitrust policy. He clerked on          found that the Carmack Amendment, which
      “They’re enormous,” says a competitor,            the DC Circuit Court of Appeals for Judge            governs the damage claims against motor and
      adding that the firm has an “incredible           Ruth Bader Ginsburg and for Justice Sandra           rail carriers, did not apply to international
      general commercial practice.” Jones Day’s         Day O’Connor on the Supreme Court.                   shipment. Margaret Zwisler is the global co-
      strengths include antitrust, intellectual                                                              chair of the firm’s antitrust practice. She has
      property, product liability, and securities       Kirkland & Ellis                                     more than 30 years of experience and has
      litigation. In its representation of the Free     Headquartered in Chicago, Kirkland & Ellis           represented companies in antitrust class
      Enterprise Fund and Beckstead Watts, the          is a national firm strong in commercial,             actions concerning motor vehicles, chemicals,
      firm this year succeeded in getting the           antitrust, appellate, white-collar criminal          artificial teeth, contact lenses, graphics
      Supreme Court to strike down key provisions       defense, and intellectual property litigation.       processing units, residential doors, and
      of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. The court found        Its more than 1,500 lawyers have earned              pharmaceuticals. William Baker III handles

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business     regulatory    and    corporate        institutions, and government contractors.          Service, and the Environmental Protection
governance      matters.    He   represents        Roy Englert, Jr, is nationally recognized for      Agency. The office excels in various types of
investment banks, corporations and financial       his appellate and antitrust practice. He served    litigation, particularly in securities and
institutions, and has conducted internal           in the Office of the Solicitor General in the      bankruptcy matters.
investigations on behalf of management and         1980s. He has argued 18 cases in the                  Head of the firm’s securities enforcement
boards of directors.                               Supreme Court, and this year has represented       and compliance practice, Colleen Mahoney
                                                   the Chamber of Commerce on issues                  represents corporations and individuals in
Mayer Brown                                        involving the Federal Arbitration Act.             Securities and Exchange Commission
Mayer Brown’s DC office is known for its                                                              investigations. She has 15 years of experience
excellent appellate and Supreme Court              Sidley Austin                                      in senior government positions with the SEC.
practice. Its almost 200 lawyers also handle       Sidley Austin was among the first law firms        John Beisner handles product liability
environmental, real estate, securities             in the US to establish an appellate group, and     matters and is co-head of the firm’s mass tort
enforcement and tax matters. The firm              its attorneys have argued more than 85 cases       and insurance practice. He successfully
counts among its ranks a special assistant to      before the Supreme Court. Its DC office            represented Bausch & Lomb this year in a
the president, deputy counsel to the               opened in 1963 and has more than 250               matter in which plaintiffs were seeking
president, secretary of commerce, deputy           lawyers handling civil and administrative          recovery for money they allegedly spent on
solicitor general, deputy assistant attorney       matters. The firm excels in virtually all areas    defective contact lens solution. The cases
general of the Department of Justice Antitrust
Division, and associate chief counsel of the
Internal Revenue Service.
   Andrew Frey is nationally recognized for
his appellate practice. He has argued 64 cases
                                                   “ ‘I thinkcomes in handy inwisdom, experience’ and political
                                                   savvy that
                                                              Sidley brings the
                                                                                international cases, says a client.
in the Supreme Court and is respected for his
views on appellate litigation. Evan Tager has      ‘I’ve become quite familiar with the international trade bar, as it
a strong appellate practice and has handled
matters involving punitive damages, class          were, in the last year, and I certainly haven’t stumbled upon any
certification standards, expert testimony, and
arbitration agreements. Managing partner           outfit at any firm that has encouraged me to look elsewhere for
Kenneth Geller is the firm’s leading member
of the appellate practice. In the 1970s he
served as deputy solicitor general, assistant to
                                                   counsel.’    ”
the solicitor general, and as assistant special    of    litigation    including     bankruptcy,      were denied class action certification. John
prosecutor       for    Watergate’s      Special   international arbitration, and securities. “I      Estes III handles appellate and energy
Prosecution Force. Richard Favretto has a          think Sidley brings the wisdom, experience         regulation matters. He has argued 22 cases in
strong antitrust practice. With more than 25       and political savvy that comes in handy in         the Court of Appeals and recently
years of antitrust law experience, he              international trade cases,” says a client. “I’ve   represented NRG before the Supreme Court.
previously served as deputy assistant attorney     become quite familiar with the international
general and acting assistant attorney general.     trade bar, as it were, in the last year, and I     Williams & Connolly
Stephen Shapiro is noted for his appellate         certainly haven’t stumbled upon any outfit at      For more than 40 years, Williams &
practice. His clients include Fortune 500          any firm that has encouraged me to look            Connolly has developed a reputation for
companies, national and state governments,         elsewhere for counsel.”                            being a lawyer’s law firm. Its lawyers aren’t
and nonprofit organizations. In 2007, he              Former acting Attorney General Peter            afraid of trials, and their competitors turn to
successfully represented 15 underwriters in        Keisler chairs the appellate group. Despite        them when they need disputes resolved.
the largest private antitrust case in history.     working for the Republican administration,         They’re “very smart,” and they have “a lot of
                                                   “he was nonetheless respected on both sides        good, talented litigators – definitely trial
Robbins Russell Englert Orseck Untereiner          for the work he did,” says a competitor. “He       lawyers,” says a competitor. Created in 1967
& Sauber                                           is really one of the fine lawyers of my            by legendary attorney Edward Bennett
Robbins Russell Englert Orseck Untereiner &        generation.”                                       Williams, the firm now has 250 lawyers.
Sauber is a small firm known for its antitrust,       Daniel Price, Marinn Carlson and Stanimir       They have been retained by prominent
appellate, and white-collar criminal defense       Alexandrov have a strong international             individuals like President Bill Clinton in his
practice. Its 23 lawyers have tried more than      arbitration     practice.    They      recently    impeachment trial and Vice President Dick
150 jury trials and have been lead                 represented Vivendi Universal and its              Cheney      during     the    Valerie    Plame
government counsel in eight of the 20 largest      Argentine subsidiary in a case concerning a        investigation. Senior officials of Enron,
US mergers. They have also appeared before         water services concession in Argentina.            Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac seek their
the Supreme Court in more than 44 cases.           Vivendi and its subsidiary were awarded            advocacy, as well as corporations like
Nationally ranked for their appellate              nearly $200 million. A former assistant to the     General Electric, McDonald’s, and Time
practice, the firm’s attorneys have litigated      president and deputy national security             Warner. Attorneys often go on to hold top
hundreds of appellate cases. Lawyers have          advisor for international economic affairs,        posts in government and corporations.
served in the office of the solicitor general,     Price is “a very wise counsel,” says a                Hailed by a competitor as a “very effective
clerked on the Supreme Court of the US and         competitor. Alexandrov co-chairs the firm’s        lawyer,” Brendan Sullivan, Jr, has 40 years of
Canada, the federal court of appeals, a state      international arbitration practice and, a peer     litigation experience in federal and state
appellate court, and the federal district court    notes, has an “absolutely first-rate mind.”        courts. He handles commercial, securities,
in DC and the Southern District of New                                                                antitrust, and banking matters, and defends
York.                                              Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom                  major law firms in malpractice cases and
   Richard A Sauber tries civil fraud and          Established in 1976, Skadden Arps Slate            individuals in criminal litigations. His past
criminal cases, representing corporations in       Meagher & Flom’s DC office has more than           clients include Oliver North, Senator Henry
government and internal investigations. His        300 attorneys. More than 50 have served in         Stevens, and HUD Secretary Henry Cisneros.
clients include healthcare companies,              the Department of Justice, the Securities and      F Lane Heard III has a nationally recognized
consumer product companies, financial              Exchange Commission, the Internal Revenue          product liability practice focusing on the

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      defense of mass tort pharmaceutical claims.       litigation boutique has 100 lawyers, with           Hungary in $700 million arbitration under
      He’s currently representing Wyeth in a case in    additional offices in Tampa, Baltimore, and         the Energy Charter Treaty. Antitrust star
      which plaintiffs allege a hormone                 Wilmington, Delaware. About 80 lawyers are          William Baer is “top of the line,” says a
      replacement therapy drug manufactured by          based in the nation’s capital. The firm             competitor. His clients include General
      the company caused the death of a relative.       represents well-known individuals, though it        Electric Company, Cisco Systems, and Visa.
      John Villa’s practice primarily deals with        resolves several disputes before they reach
      corporate and financial services-related          litigation. “I’m well satisfied. They got the       Caplin & Drysdale
      litigation. He has developed a reputation for     job done,” says a client. They’re “very, very       Established more than 40 years ago by one of
      defending law firms in disputes. With more        professional, very organized. I can’t say           the most prominent IRS commissioners in
      than 25 years of experience in product            enough good things.” Zuckerman Spaeder’s            American history, Caplin & Drysdale is a top
      liability litigation, Stephen Urbanczyk has       attorneys say the firm’s size allows them to be     firm for tax legal services. The 12-litigator
      been national trial counsel in mass tort          nimble in choosing which matters to handle.         boutique traditionally recruits attorneys from
      litigation concerning pharmaceuticals,            Founded in 1975 by former Assistant US              the IRS, the Treasury and Justice
      medical devices, and appliances. Before           Attorney Roger Zuckerman, the firm recruits         Departments, government law jobs, and
      joining Williams & Connolly in 1978, he           former federal regulators, Congressional            judicial clerkships. “I’d hire Caplin &
      served as an assistant to the solicitor general   staffers, and law clerks in state and federal       Drysdale for any kind of case,” says a client.
      in the Department of Justice.                     courts.                                             “They are the preeminent firm in this area in
                                                           William Taylor III focuses on civil,             the world.” Peter Van Lockwood represents
      WilmerHale                                        criminal, and regulatory matters. “Bill Taylor      creditors committees and individual creditors
      WilmerHale’s DC office is the firm’s largest,     is a wonderful, fabulous lawyer,” says a            in bankruptcy and reorganization cases.
      with 400 attorneys who are especially hailed      client. “He’s a true professional, very, very       “One of the smartest guys in our business,”
      for their securities enforcement and              smart, very honest, very direct.” With              says a client. “He is someone who is very
      regulatory work. They’re “extra powerful,”        partners Graeme Bush, Aitan Goelman, and            analytical and figures out problems before
      says a competitor, with other market              Caroline Judge Mehta, Taylor represented            they become problems.” Lockwood this year
      observers noting it as a leader in that area.
      More than 100 lawyers have served in senior
      government positions including as deputy
      assistant attorneys general for various
      departments, assistant secretary of the
      treasury, chief of enforcement in the
                                                        “‘If there’s ato Cleary,’ saysproblem that requires lawyering at its
                                                        finest, we go
                                                                       real intricate
                                                                                       a client.”
      Securities and Exchange Commission, and
      general counsel of the FBI and the CIA. Two
      – C Boyden Gray and founding partner Lloyd
      Cutler – served as chief White House counsel.
      In 2009, litigation star Doug Melamed left        Markstone Capital Group during an                   obtained court approval of a reorganization
      the firm to serve as Intel’s vice president and   investigation by the New York Attorney              proposal that calls for the creation of a $2
      general counsel.                                  General regarding payments the company’s            billion trust to pay asbestos victims, a plan
         Described by a competitor as a “heavy          former chairman, Elliott Broidy, made to            opposed by numerous companies and
      weight,” William McLucas is often the name        New York State officials. The team                  PepsiAmericas. The Court approved the
      lawyers mention when they talk about the          negotiated a favorable settlement. Focusing         proposed plan following a confirmation
      strength of the firm’s securities enforcement     on criminal and civil litigation, Amit Mehta        hearing, and the trust was funded in early
      practice. He previously served in the SEC’s       debuts this year as a future star. “When he         2008.
      division of enforcement starting in the ‘70s,     presents his motions and arguments in court,
      ultimately becoming director for eight years.     he has a presentation or a platform or              Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
      As chair of the firm’s securities litigation      experience that seems to connect well with          Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton is a large
      group, he leads the team in insider trading       the judge and with others,” says a client. “He      international law firm, with about 1,100
      cases and securities investigations in public     has a lot of passion for the client and for the     lawyers from more than 50 countries.
      companies, accounting firms, and investment       law.”                                               Established in 1946, the DC office counts
      banks. Recognized for his appellate practice,                                                         among its 100 attorneys former high-ranking
      Seth Waxman is “a brilliant Supreme Court         Recommended firms                                   government officials. These positions include
      advocate,” says a competitor. He served as                                                            general counsel to the Securities and
      solicitor general from 1997 to 2001, and his      Arnold & Porter                                     Exchange Commission, the assistant attorney
      clients include financial institutions and        Founded in 1946, Arnold & Porter is an              general for antitrust, and assistant to the
      technology and media companies. Waxman            international law firm that excels in antitrust,    solicitor general. This group is particularly
      was instrumental in winning the landmark          international arbitration, and product              notable for its work in antitrust litigation. “If
      decision in which the Supreme Court ruled         liability. The DC office, with more than 400        there’s a real intricate problem that requires
      foreign citizens held at Guantanamo Bay held      attorneys, is the firm’s largest and oldest. Like   lawyering at its finest, we go to Cleary,” says
      constitutional rights. Peers consider Howard      other top firms in the nation’s capital, many       a client. Antitrust stars George Cary and
      Shapiro a top litigator in DC, with more than     of its lawyers previously held high-ranking         Mark Leddy are leaders in their field. Cary is
      20 years of experience in the courtroom.          positions in government. The firm is                a former deputy director of the Federal Trade
      Shapiro’s practice focuses on white-collar        expanding its international arbitration             Commission’s Bureau of Competition, while
      criminal defense, commercial litigation, and      practice with a strong focus in Latin America.      Leddy previously served the Department of
      securities enforcement. He previously served      Praised by a competitor for his intellect,          Justice’s Antitrust Division in several
      as general counsel for the FBI.                   James Rosenthal handles product liability           capacities. “He is someone for the most
                                                        matters and litigates class certification and       intricate transaction,” says a client of Cary.
      Zuckerman Spaeder                                 preemption issues. Jean Engelmayer Kalicki is       “That’s the person to go to.” A client
      Based in DC, Zuckerman Spaeder has risen          “rising in the international arbitration front,”    commends Leddy for his “breadth of
      to national prominence with its strong white-     says a competitor, and is “a very good              expertise and experience, but also the
      collar criminal defense practice. The             lawyer.” She represents the Republic of             command of the law and the strategic

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implications of any decision you take in              prior experience in the Department of Justice.     & Emery’s DC office opened in 1978. It now
litigation. .... He is just a very incredible guy.”   He also represented Enron and former               has 55 attorneys representing clients before
                                                      defense secretaries Clark Clifford in the Bank     government        agencies,     congressional
Crowell & Moring                                      of Credit and Commerce International case          committees, the executive and legislative
Established in 1979 in DC, Crowell &                  and Caspar Weinberger in the Iran-Contra           branches, and federal and state courts. Its
Moring counts among its ranks litigators              affair.                                            strengths span several areas of litigation
who previously served in government                                                                      including antitrust, insurance, intellectual
agencies. The firm is notable for its expertise       Hunton & Williams                                  property, and class actions. The office also
in international arbitration. Alexandre de            Established in 1901, Hunton & Williams is          has an appellate and Supreme Court practice.
Gramont is nationally recognized for his              nationally recognized in commercial                “On a scale of 1-10, I would evaluate them a
international arbitration practice. He                litigation and antitrust, but competitors have     10,” says a client. “They have been smart,
represents clients in both commercial and             noted the firm’s setbacks in recent years.         responsive, efficient, creative. I would be
investor-state arbitrations and litigations,          Leading antitrust lawyer R Hewitt Pate left        unstinting in my praise of their services.” In
including cases that arise under bilateral and        the firm last year to serve as Chevron’s           2009, the DC trial department took on more
multilateral investment treaties. Also strong         general counsel. A few weeks before the            than 10 trials. Margaret Warner leads the
in international arbitration, Arif Hyder Ali          announcement of his departure, reports of          firm’s national and DC insurance practice.
represents      sovereign       governments,          attorney and staff cuts surfaced. Ray              She’s handling several significant matters for
individuals,              inter-governmental          Hartwell III is noted for their strong antitrust   the World Trade Center Insurance Company,
organizations, private companies, and state-          practice. Hartwell recently represented Kenya      which chose the firm after a competitive
owned enterprises. He’s a “very ambitious             Airways in a multidistrict class action and        request-for-proposal against 10 other firms.
guy,” notes a competitor. “I think he’s doing         successfully convinced plaintiffs to dismiss       “She is very solution-oriented. She provides
a pretty good job.”                                   the airways from litigation. He has been lead      very clear and candid advice,” says a client.
                                                      trial counsel for Fortune 100 companies in         “She’s a mature, savvy, sophisticated
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson                 national and state class actions. Brian            litigation lawyer.”
Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson has             Buroker heads the firm’s intellectual property
more than 500 attorneys in the US, Europe,            group and focuses on patent litigation.            O’Melveny & Myers
and Asia. Its DC office opened in 1949 and is                                                            O’Melveny & Myers’ DC office has more
strong in bankruptcy, general commercial,             Janis Schuelke & Wechsler                          than 120 lawyers. It serves as lead counsel in
international arbitration, and white-collar           Janis Schuelke & Wechsler is a small but           prominent national class actions concerning
criminal defense. Litigators represent                highly respected firm that specializes in          product liability, antitrust, labor and
corporations and financial institutions on            defending individuals and corporations in          employment, and securities matters. Founded
significant matters. Elliot Polebaum leads the        criminal litigation. Four of the firm’s six        in California, the firm has been building its
firm’s international arbitration group and            attorneys are former federal prosecutors.          East Coast presence. Called the “real deal”
chairs DC’s litigation department. He splits          Focusing on white-collar criminal defense          by a competitor, Richard Parker is a leader in
his time between DC and Paris, handling civil         and investigations, Henry F Schuelke III was       antitrust. He served as director of the Bureau
litigation and international arbitration              enlisted last year to investigate the failed       of Competition in the Federal Trade
matters. He’s “very good,” says a market              prosecution of former Alaska Senator Ted           Commission, where he oversaw the
observer. Polebaum represents a major                 Stevens. Schuelke’s previous cases include the     investigations of the mergers of Exxon-Mobil
European      aircraft     manufacturer     in        investigation of lobbyist Jack Abramoff, and       and AOL-Time Warner. Brian Boyle is noted
commercial       arbitration     before    the        the representations of President Jimmy             for his consumer class action practice,
International Chamber of Commerce. The                Carter’s former budget director and a former       representing corporations in insurance,
case involves cross claims of breach of               Enron treasurer.                                   health care, and financial services. From
contract by both parties. Fried Frank                                                                    2003 to 2005 he served as principal deputy
successfully defended the manufacturer                Kaye Scholer                                       associate attorney general in the Department
against an application for interim measures in        Kaye Scholer’s DC office handles commercial        of Justice. Boyle is defending Countrywide in
the form of a request for preliminary                 matters, with attorneys routinely working          a lawsuit challenging its multibillion
injunction that would have effectively shut           with federal agencies and the executive            mortgage modification program announced
down production for an entire line of                 branch. The office is lauded for its excellent     in late 2008. The program stemmed in part
aircraft. A final decision on the merits is           intellectual property practice. Steven             from Countrywide’s settlement with
expected later this year.                             Rosenthal is recognized by peers for his trial     attorneys general from 11 states, a settlement
                                                      and appellate expertise. He has argued cases       the firm negotiated and was widely hailed as
Hogan Lovells                                         before the Supreme Court, the Circuit Court        a creative solution benefiting mortgage
Hogan Lovells was formed in May after a               of Appeals, and federal and state trial courts.    borrowers and the national economy.
merger between DC-based Hogan & Hartson               He also has represented financial institutions
and London-based Lovells, both with roots             and individuals in regulatory investigations.
dating back to 1904 and 1899, respectively.           Rosenthal recently represented California
Now, the firm has 2,500 attorneys in more             State Controller John Chiang before the
than 40 offices worldwide and is a top 10 law         Sacramento County Superior Court in a case
firm by revenue. Its DC office has about 500          in which Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
lawyers with expertise in regulatory matters.         ordered to bring down all state employees’
Competitors cite Robert Bennett’s strong              salary to the federal minimum of $7.25 an
white-collar criminal defense practice. He has        hour until a budget was reached. The court
handled prominent cases representing                  ruled that Chiang did not have to comply
corporations and individuals in criminal,             with Schwarzenegger’s order, a decision that
civil, Congressional, and Securities and              would have affected more than 300,000 state
Exchange Commission investigations. His               workers.
clients include Enron, HealthSouth, and two
former secretaries of defense. Carl Rauh is a         McDermott Will & Emery
top white-collar criminal defense lawyer with         Headquartered in Chicago, McDermott Will

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      Patton Boggs                                      Commission, and the Department of Defense.         He was a tax assistant to the solicitor general
      Founded in DC in 1962, Patton Boggs is                                                               at the Department of Justice for 14 years. He
      strong in international and trade law and is a    Simpson Thacher & Bartlett                         represents FedEx Corporation in a tax refund
      leading public policy law firm. Market            Simpson Thacher & Bartlett’s DC office is          suit in the Western District of Tennessee
      observers call Robert Luskin an “A-list           noted for its expertise in antitrust,              involving the research tax credit for computer
      lawyer” and “top notch.” He focuses on            government        investigations,     securities   software. The court ruled a taxpayer may
      criminal and civil litigation at the trial and    enforcement, and international arbitration.        combine the more lenient discovery test from
      appellate level. At the Department of Justice,    Managing partner Peter Thomas represents           the final research tax credit regulations issued
      he supervised the ABSCAM investigation,           the Blackstone Group in a putative class           in 2003 with the internal use software tests
      which resulted in the conviction of members       action alleging a sweeping conspiracy to rig       from the final regulations issued in 2001.
      of Congress. Mitchell Berger co-chairs the        bids, restrict the supply of private equity
      firm’s litigation department and is noted for     financing, fix the prices for target companies     Trout Cacheris
      his     government      investigations     and    at artificially low levels, and divide up a        The nine-member team of Trout Cacheris is
      commercial litigation practice. A former US       market for private equity services in leverage     renowned for its criminal and civil litigation
      attorney in DC and a trial lawyer at the DOJ,     buyouts. Peter Bresnan handles government          practice. Formed in 1996, the firm has
      Berger’s accomplishments include obtaining a      and internal investigations and corporate          assembled a group of former federal
      $96.7 million judgment against the                governance matters. He represents JPMorgan         prosecutors and trial and appellate judicial
      government for breach of contract. Kenneth
      Reisenfeld joined the firm this year and is
      recognized for his international arbitration
      expertise.                                        “‘I wouldElkins.them up atdefinitelysays a longtimepremier firms
                                                        Vinson &
                                                                  rate
                                                                         ‘They are
                                                                                   the top,’
                                                                                             one of the two
                                                                                                            client of
      Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison
      Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison’s           we use in the DC area, and they are as good as or better than
      DC lawyers excel in antitrust, securities
      enforcement, the Foreign Corrupt Practices
      Act, white-collar criminal defense, class
                                                        anyone we’ve used over the years.’                 ”
      actions, and appellate matters. Their clients
      include Bank of America, Citigroup, Deloitte,     Chase in two putative class actions in the         law clerks who have handled some of the
      and Pfizer. The firm recently hired Mark          Southern District of New York alleging             most famous matters in US history. They are
      Mendelsohn, previously a top foreign-bribery      several broker-dealers violated the Sherman        selective in what they take on, given the firm’s
      prosecutor of the Justice Department, who         Act by conspiring to cause a perception            size, and have been involved in Watergate,
      has notable experience and expertise              among investors that auction rate securities       Iran-Contra, Whitewater, and Enron.
      handling matters dealing with the FCPA.           were a liquid, cash equivalent investment.         Leading white-collar criminal defense
      Securities star Charles Davidow co-chairs the                                                        attorney Plato Cacheris has represented
      firm’s securities litigation and enforcement      Steptoe & Johnson                                  former FBI agent Robert Hanssen and former
      group. He’s representing parties in lawsuits      Steptoe & Johnson is nationally recognized         CIA agent Aldrich Ames. He was co-counsel
      and regulatory investigations involving Bear      for its white-collar criminal defense practice.    in the Watergate prosecution and in his
      Stearns, Merrill Lynch, and Fannie Mae. A         Many of its attorneys have served in senior        representation of Monica Lewinsky.
      former executive vice president, general          government        positions.    Lauded      by
      counsel, and corporate secretary at Fannie        competitors as a “terrific” and “great             Vinson & Elkins
      Mae, Beth Wilkinson focuses on white-collar       lawyer,” particularly in handling white-           Houston-based Vinson & Elkins has built a
      criminal defense, internal investigations, and    collar crime matters, Reid Weingarten              strong 55-lawyer team in DC, particularly
      civil litigation. Kenneth Gallo handles           previously served in the Department of             hailed for its expertise in white collar and
      antitrust matters and has represented             Justice and as deputy district attorney for        appellate matters. The firm appears before
      MasterCard in government and private              Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. Weingarten           federal and state courts and administrative
      antitrust actions. “He’s good,” says a            has represented former high-ranking                agencies. “I would rate them up at the top,”
      competitor. “When he stands up in a               officials of WorldCom, Enron, and Tyco.            says a longtime client. “They are definitely
      courtroom, he is really good.”                    Mark Hulkower heads the firm’s white               one of the two premier firms we use in the
                                                        collar practice. He has served as lead trial       DC area, and they are as good as or better
      Schertler & Onorato                               counsel in more than 50 jury trials and is a       than anyone we’ve used over the years.” In
      A competitor says the 10-lawyer team of           former federal prosecutor. He has                  2009, former Deputy Assistant Attorney
      Schertler & Onorato is “good at what they         represented large insurance companies,             General John Elwood joined the firm. C
      do.” Focusing on criminal and civil litigation,   America Online, and other major                    Michael Buxton and Alden Atkins represent
      several of the firm’s attorneys are former        corporations. Steven Reed handles federal          Kellogg Brown & Root in the defense of a
      federal prosecutors, public defenders, and        energy regulation matters. He has 24 years         number of federal criminal and civil
      government lawyers. David Schertler is a          of experience representing US oil pipeline         investigations arising out of KBR’s work in
      former trial attorney in the Department of        companies before the Federal Energy                Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Balkans. Buxton
      Justice’s antitrust division and a former         Regulatory Commission, state regulatory            has “very good knowledge of what occurs,
      assistant US attorney for DC. He recently         agencies, and US courts of appeals.                what a company needs to consider when the
      successfully represented a client charged with                                                       Justice Department is knocking on your
      conspiracy, obstruction of justice, and           Sutherland Asbill & Brennan                        door,” says a client. “He provides very good
      evidence tampering in the highly publicized       Sutherland Asbill & Brennan’s DC office has        guidance.” Paul Maco represents individuals
      2006 stabbing death of former attorney            48 attorneys who focus on insurance and            and corporations before the Securities and
      Robert Wone. Schertler has tried more than        financial services, energy and general             Exchange Commission in self-regulatory
      50 jury trials and conducted more than 100        commercial matters, tax litigation, and            organizations in regulatory, enforcement, and
      grand jury investigations in the course of his    securities litigation. Kent Jones concentrates     compliance matters. Craig Margolis is a
      career. He has appeared before Congressional      on tax, commercial and government                  former assistant US attorney and, says a
      committees, the Securities and Exchange           litigation, including appellate and trial work.    client, “brings insight to the table and helps

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you figure out what it is the Justice            annulment proceeding. It concerns disputes        and universities to continue using the practice
Department is likely to do and how to deal       arising under the German-Philippines              in its admissions policy.
with it.”                                        bilateral investment treaty relating to
                                                 investments in a company granted permission       Winston & Strawn
White & Case                                     to construct and operate a passenger airport      With 61 attorneys, Winston & Strawn’s DC
Established in 1901, White & Case is an          in Manila.                                        office is relatively young, formed just five
international law firm with a strong                                                               years ago, but has one of the country’s largest
international arbitration practice in DC.        Wiley Rein                                        energy practices and a strong federal
Competitors recognize it as one of two           Established in 1983, Wiley Rein is considered     legislative and regulatory practice. The office
leading firms in the US in that arena. Abby      the premier shop for litigation in Federal        is also building its expertise in appellate and
Cohen Smutny focuses on arbitrations for         Communications Commission regulatory              international arbitration. Thomas Buchanan
disputes involving states and state parties.     matters. The firm has more than 275               is noted for his white-collar criminal defense
She represents Gold Reserve before the           attorneys, many of whom are former judicial       and general commercial practice. He and
International Centre for Settlement of           clerks. Wiley Rein’s communications practice      Chicago partner Dan Webb represented
Investment Disputes in arbitration of claims     is the nation’s largest and is headed by          former Congressman Dan Rostenkowski in
arising under the Canadian-Venezuelan            founder Richard Wiley, a former FCC chair.        his criminal prosecution in the US District
bilateral investment treaty against Venezuela    He was instrumental in the development of         Court in DC. In tandem with the firm’s
following the expropriation of rights to one     HDTV in the US. His clients include Verizon,      Chicago and San Francisco offices, the DC
of the largest undeveloped gold and copper       AT&T, and the Newspaper Association of            office represented Abbott Laboratories in
deposits in the world. Hailed by competitors     America. Founding partner Bert Rein focuses       litigation concerning its HIV drug, Norvir.
as a terrific and impressive lawyer, Carolyn     on commercial litigation, communications,         Plaintiffs alleged that Abbott violated the
Lamm heads the firm’s international              and antitrust law. He is representing two         Sherman Act and consumer protection laws,
arbitration practice. She represents domestic,   white students before the Court of Appeals in     seeking damages in excess of $1 billion.
foreign,     and    sovereign     clients   in   an Affirmative Action case. Denied admission      Abbott won all issues on appeal and reached
investigations conducted by federal agencies     to the University of Texas’s class of 2008, the   a settlement of $10 million – to be donated to
and commissions. Lamm, Smutny and                students allege the university is violating the   HIV-related charities – a monetary amount
Andrea Menaker are representing the              law. It is the first case to challenge the 2003   that was significantly lower than what was
Republic of the Philippines in an ICSID          Supreme Court ruling that allowed colleges        originally at stake.




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                                                                                            MICHAEL N. SOHN
                                                                                                                 DAVIS POLK
                                                                                                                 901 15th Street, N.W.
                                                                                                                 Washington, DC 20005
                                                                                                                 Tel: 202 962 7000
                                                                                                                 Fax: 202 962 7111
      FIRM OVERVIEW                                                                                              Email: michael.sohn@davispolk.com
                                                                                                                 Website: www.davispolk.com
      Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP is a global law firm based in New York City with
      offices in Menlo Park, CA, Washington DC, London, Paris, Madrid, Hong                 Mr. Sohn is counsel in Davis Polk’s Washington DC office focusing on the
      Kong, Beijing and Tokyo. For over 160 years, the firm has advised many of             antitrust aspects of mergers and acquisitions, as well as government and
      the world’s leading companies and financial institutions as they face                 private antitrust litigation and investigations. He is widely recognized for his
      complex legal and business challenges.                                                involvement in sensitive and complex antitrust matters, particularly with
                                                                                            regard to facilitating innovative agreements between companies and
      With over 750 lawyers, the firm maintains a distinguished practice                    reviewing government authorities.
      throughout a wide range of legal specialties. Lawyers in the firm’s
      corporate practice advise companies and financial institutions on the full            Mr. Sohn has represented clients such as Wyeth, GE, Merck, Nasdaq and
      range of complex domestic and global transactions, including securities               PepsiCo in merger investigations and litigation before the FTC and the
      offerings, mergers and acquisitions and credit financings. Its litigators lead        Justice Department. Among his other most significant representations were
      the profession in such areas as securities litigation and compliance, white-          the successful settlement in the FTC’s 1998 monopolization suit against
      collar criminal defense, products liability and mass torts, antitrust, and            Intel, the approved $27.2 billion acquisition of Guidant by Boston
      insolvency and restructuring. Lawyers in their tax practice work on intricate         Scientific, the approved $60 billion acquisition of Aventis by Sanofi and the
      and novel taxation issues associated with transactions and corporate                  acquisition of Quaker Oats by PepsiCo.
      structures, as well as all types of tax controversy matters, while their trusts
      and estates lawyers are experienced in dealing with the complex interplay             He served as General Counsel of the Federal Trade Commission from
      of family, fiduciary, financial and tax issues involved in trust and estate           1977 to 1980.
      planning and administration.
                                                                                            Mr. Sohn joined Davis Polk from a major Washington law firm, where he led
      LITIGATION                                                                            the antitrust practice for many years.

      Companies from around the world in every industry, as well as their                   Recognition
      executives and directors, retain Davis Polk lawyers for their most significant        Mr. Sohn is listed as a leading lawyer in several legal industry publications
      litigation matters. The firm’s 226 litigators, based in its New York and Menlo        including: Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business,
      Park offices, routinely represent clients in trials, criminal and regulatory          Legal Media Group’s Benchmark Litigation, The Legal 500 (United States)
      investigations, congressional inquiries, arbitrations, hearings, appeals and          and PLC Which lawyer?
      crisis management situations. The firm’s broad-based practice
                                                                                            Professional History
      encompasses matters involving securities litigation and enforcement,
                                                                                            • Counsel, Davis Polk, 2010-present
      antitrust, white-collar crime, FCPA, mass torts and products liability,
      acquisition-related litigation, banking litigation, insolvency and restructuring,
      directors’ and officers’ liability, professional liability, commercial arbitration,
      tax controversy and intellectual property.

      CLIENTS

      The firm’s clients include Aetna, Altria, AstraZeneca, Bank of America,
      BBVA, Bertelsmann, Citigroup, CNOOC, Comcast, Credit Suisse, CVS,
      Delta Air Lines, Deutsche Bank, E*TRADE, ExxonMobil, FedEx, Ford,
      Goldman Sachs, Honeywell, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China,
      JPMorgan Chase, KPMG, Lloyds TSB, LVMH, Morgan Stanley, Oracle,
      PepsiCo, Pfizer, Roche, The Royal Bank of Scotland, Banco Santander
      Central Hispano, Siemens, Sodexo, Suez, Telefónica and Texas
      Instruments.




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                                                                                            Government Contracts
                                                                                            We help clients navigate the complex maze of statutes and regulations at
                                                                                            each stage of the government contracting process, from solicitation, award,
                                                                                            performance and termination, to cost-performance liabilities.

                                                                                            Health Care Fraud and Compliance
                                                                                            Our long history of representing corporate defendants in criminal, civil and
                                                                                            administrative proceedings involving False Claims Act and fraud allegations,
FRIED, FRANK, HARRIS, SHRIVER & JACOBSON LLP                                                as well as our broad experience in compliance work, have brought us to the
                                                                                            forefront of defending health care entities facing a variety of fraud
New York                                      Washington, DC
                                                                                            proceedings.
One New York Plaza                            1001 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
New York, NY 10004                            Washington, DC 20004                          Intellectual Property and Technology
                                                                                            Fried Frank brings a sophisticated, multi-disciplinary approach to matters
Tel:     212 859 8000                         Tel:   202 639 7000                           involving patents, copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property
Fax:     212 859 4000                         Fax:   202 639 7003                           rights, and has a long track record of success and innovation in litigating
                                                                                            these claims.
The firm also has offices in Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Paris and Shanghai.
                                                                                            Internal Investigations and Monitoring
Website: www.friedfrank.com
                                                                                            Fried Frank attorneys handle national and international internal investigations
                                                                                            on behalf of corporations and their boards of directors, as well as other
Litigation Department Chairs: William G McGuinness and Elliot E Polebaum
                                                                                            private- and public-sector entities, under circumstances that require the
Fried Frank litigators represent global corporations and financial institutions in          greatest discretion.
their most challenging and complex matters. Our attorneys are active in trial
                                                                                            International Arbitration
and appellate matters in federal and state courts, and our diverse practice runs
                                                                                            Our international arbitration practice is one of the most comprehensive and
the gamut from agency and grand jury investigations to arbitration proceedings.
                                                                                            renowned in the world, covering all forms of arbitration and alternative
We approach every representation focused on the client’s strategic business
                                                                                            dispute resolution. Our attorneys act as counsel and arbitrators in
objectives, appreciating that litigation is useful to the client only if it is in pursuit
                                                                                            international arbitrations, representing multinational corporations,
of those objectives.
                                                                                            international organizations and sovereign entities in numerous cases
We also draw upon our firm’s industry, regulatory and corporate experience to               brought before courts and commissions throughout the world.
help achieve the best possible resolution. We do not view litigation as an end in
                                                                                            Qui Tam
itself; thus we constantly ensure that the litigation strategies we implement
                                                                                            For more than 20 years we have been on the cutting-edge of qui tam and
advance the client’s goals. We believe our approach places us at an
                                                                                            Civil False Claims Act litigation, often setting precedent.
advantage to our adversaries in achieving outstanding results.
                                                                                            Real Estate Litigation
Principal Areas of Work:                                                                    We represent clients with regard to real estate litigation that arises out of
                                                                                            complex transactions, land use and environmental issues. We handle
Antitrust Litigation
                                                                                            disputes over the sale of buildings and building portfolios, rights of first offer
We have broad experience in successfully handling all aspects of antitrust
                                                                                            and first refusal, condemnation, environmental aspects of real estate
litigation, including antitrust-related civil and criminal trial and appellate
                                                                                            development and land use, commercial landlord-tenant disputes, disputes
litigation.
                                                                                            under financing documents, and commercial real estate valuations, including
Bankruptcy-Related Litigation                                                               rent re-set proceedings.
Fried Frank’s litigators enable the firm’s restructuring practice to provide
                                                                                            RICO
clients with expertise in contested matters, both in bankruptcy court and in
                                                                                            Our litigators have extensive experience in all aspects of civil and criminal
state and federal courts. Our litigators have a wealth of experience in
                                                                                            RICO litigation. We represent securities firms, accounting firms, insurance
corporate finance and a keen understanding of the financial markets.
                                                                                            companies and other financial institutions, as well as manufacturers,
Commercial Litigation                                                                       retailers and major labor unions.
Our litigators represent clients across multiple jurisdictions in a broad range
                                                                                            Securities and Shareholder Litigation
of matters including complex contract, bankruptcy, financial services,
                                                                                            We represent issuers, financial institutions, special committees, officers and
insurance, real estate and antitrust litigation. We represent corporate clients
                                                                                            directors in shareholder litigation cases throughout the US and have a
in business tort litigation such as fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and unfair
                                                                                            recognized expertise in derivative actions and major securities arbitrations.
competition claims, and advise boards of directors, issuers and underwriters
in disputes relating to pending and potential mergers and acquisitions,                     Takeover and Proxy Contest Litigation
equity securities offerings and debt offerings. Our litigators, based in the                We are highly experienced in takeover contests, proxy fights and disputed
US, UK, France and Hong Kong, counsel clients on a wide variety of cross-                   merger transactions. In contested situations, initiating or defending litigation
border commercial disputes, international arbitrations and investigations.                  can be critical to the outcome.
Environmental Litigation                                                                    White-Collar Criminal Defense
We provide clients with a reasoned evaluation of the environmental risks                    We have a national reputation for success in the defense of corporations
attendant to any transaction. We also advise clients on compliance with a                   and individuals under criminal investigation. We regularly defend clients
range of statutes, policies and guidelines, and represent companies in                      facing investigations by the US Department of Justice, US Attorneys'
Superfund and other civil and criminal enforcement proceedings.                             Offices, District Attorneys' Offices, the Department of Health and Human
                                                                                            Services, the Office of the Inspector General and other federal and state
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
                                                                                            regulatory and law enforcement agencies.
Fried Frank has vast expertise in assisting clients with regard to compliance
with, and investigations related to, the FCPA.

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                                                                                       BRIAN M. BUROKER
                                                                                                             HUNTON & WILLIAMS LLP
                                                                                                             1900 K St. NW
                                                                                                             Washington, DC 20006
                                                                                                             Direct Dial: (202) 955-1894
                                                                                                             bburoker@hunton.com
                                                                                                             Web: www.hunton.com

      1900 K Street
      Washington, DC 20006                                                             Brian Buroker, head of Hunton & Williams’ Intellectual Property Practice,
      Tel: (202) 955-1500                                                              has been recognized as a leading patent attorney by such publications as
      Fax: (202) 778-2201                                                              Benchmark Litigation, Chambers USA and the Legal 500. By bringing a
                                                                                       well rounded patent perspective and expansive technical experience to the
      Website: www.hunton.com                                                          task, Brian advises clients on patent strategies including patent
                                                                                       enforcement, patent infringement defense, patent licensing and patent
      FIRM OVERVIEW: Founded in 1901, Hunton & Williams LLP is a US law                portfolio development.
      firm with a significant international presence. Hunton & Williams has grown
      to more than 900 attorneys who work in 18 offices serving clients in over        As an electrical/computer engineer and former software patent examiner at
      100 countries in more than 100 separate practice areas.                          the US Patent and Trademark Office, Brian’s patent practice focuses on
                                                                                       patent litigation and counseling for software, e-commerce and business
      LITIGATION OVERVIEW: Hunton & Williams’ Litigation Practice is                   method technology. Expansive litigation and prosecution experience enable
      recognized as one of the major litigation groups in the country. The practice    Brian to handle a significant number of reexamination proceedings,
      encompasses virtually every area of law, including e-discovery and data          including reexaminations of numerous patents concurrently involved in
      intrusion, antitrust, appellate, business crimes defense, complex business       litigation. His comprehensive approach to advising clients focuses on
      litigation, corporate governance/mergers and acquisitions, intellectual          maximizing the enforceability and value of intellectual property as a
      property and patent litigation, international arbitration/dispute resolution,    corporate asset.
      products liability, securities and corporate governance, toxic tort,
      bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors’ rights.                                 In recent years, Brian has been involved in more than 30 patent
                                                                                       infringement lawsuits and four trials, each of which was successfully
      We have the capabilities and proven track record to successfully litigate        resolved for Hunton & Williams’ clients. Brian’s most recent trial, for plaintiff
      matters involving most legal disciplines, including: antitrust & competition;    Energy Transportation Group, resulted in a $31 million jury verdict in the
      banking & finance; bankruptcy/restructuring; construction; corporate             US District Court, District of Delaware. Brian also served as trial and
      governance; ecommerce; energy & development; environmental and                   appellate counsel for patent-owner MercExchange in the landmark patent
      regulatory matters; insurance coverage; IP/ patent, trademark & copyright        case MercExchange vs. eBay et al. In the matter, ultimately heard by the
      litigation; labor & employment; mergers & acquisitions; products liability       Supreme Court before being settled on confidential terms, the jury returned
      and mass tort; securities; and tax.                                              a $35 million verdict against defendants eBay and Half.com and found the
                                                                                       defendants to have willfully infringed 41 claims in two patents in suit.
      Our lawyers represent corporate leaders across many industry sectors,
      including financial services, energy and natural resources, health care,         Brian, a former clerk for the Hon. William C Bryson, US Court of Appeals,
      pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, technology, ecommerce,                      Federal Circuit, is actively involved in numerous industry organizations and
      manufacturing, and many others. Our clients range in size from Fortune 5 to      regularly speaks to professional associations on intellectual property
      Fortune 500 companies. Our litigators work from all of the firm's US offices     issues. He is a past president of the Patent Lawyers’ Club of Washington,
      in New York, California, Texas, Washington, DC, Florida, Virginia, North         and is a member of the Business Method and Software Patent Section of
      Carolina and Georgia. In 2008, the firm opened an office in San Francisco,       Intellectual Property Owners Association and the American Intellectual
      its second in California. We can also staff international matters from four      Property Law Association. In addition, Brian has authored papers on
      offices located in London, Brussels, Beijing and Bangkok.                        various aspects of intellectual property law that have been published by the
                                                                                       Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal, the ABA Computer
      Our trial lawyers frequently team with firm colleagues who are at the
                                                                                       Litigation Journal and the American Intellectual Property Law Association.
      forefront of their practice areas, including patent, securities, environmental
      and other areas requiring specialized knowledge. Our interdisciplinary           He received a JD, magna cum laude, from the Georgetown University Law
      approach gives our clients an edge in court. We are able to draw upon            Center in 1996 and BS degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer
      talented lawyers with the precise skill sets our clients need, regardless of     Engineering from North Carolina State University in 1992. Brian is admitted
      their location.                                                                  to practice before the United States Supreme Court, US Court of Appeals
                                                                                       for the Fourth and Federal Circuits, US Court of Federal Claims and the US
      OFFICES: Hunton & Williams has offices in Atlanta, Austin, Bangkok,
                                                                                       District Courts for the District of Columbia, Eastern District of Virginia and
      Beijing, Brussels, Charlotte, Dallas, Houston, London, Los Angeles,
                                                                                       the Eastern District of Texas. Brian is also a registered patent attorney with
      McLean, Miami, New York, Norfolk, Raleigh, Richmond, San Francisco and
                                                                                       the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
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RAY V. HARTWELL, III
                     HUNTON & WILLIAMS LLP
                     1900 K Street, NW
                     Washington, DC 20006-1109
                     Direct Dial: (202) 955-1629
                     rhartwell@hunton.com
                     Web: www.hunton.com


Ray Hartwell has more than 30 years' experience in antitrust and
competition-related investigations, litigation and counseling. He serves as       227 West Monroe St.
vice-chair of Hunton & Williams’ global competition practice.                     Chicago, IL 60606-5096
                                                                                  USA
Mr. Hartwell has represented more than 50 corporations and executives in          T: +1 312 372 2000
connection with criminal antitrust and international cartel investigations. His   F: +1 312 984 7700
experience in these matters spans a variety of major domestic and                 www.mwe.com
international lines of business. He has dealt with issues of amnesty and
leniency in the United States, Canada and other jurisdictions, as well as the     Co-chairs: Jeffrey E Stone, Peter JSacripanti
full range of issues involved in response to criminal and cartel investigative    Number of partners: 555
procedures, negotiation of plea agreements and other resolutions,                 Number of other lawyers: 426
presentations at all levels within the Department of Justice, and follow on
                                                                                  Firm Overview
criminal and civil litigation issues.
                                                                                  McDermott Will & Emery is a leading international firm with a diversified
Mr. Hartwell has also represented numerous corporate clients in antitrust         business practice. For more than 75 years, our lawyers have served a
and related class action and similar litigation. Significant recent matters       broad range of client interests and understand the issues faced by
include the representation of a major trucking firm in In re LTL Shipping         corporate decision makers. We know how economic, social and political
Services Antitrust Litigation (securing dismissal of plaintiffs’ claims) and      issues affect operations because our lawyers have navigated the complex
representation of a foreign air carrier in In re Air Cargo Shipping Services      business and regulatory environment themselves.
Antitrust Litigation. Other illustrative cases include defense and favorable
                                                                                  Litigation Overview
settlement on behalf of a major tobacco leaf dealer, of a class action
                                                                                  Clients turn to the litigation lawyers of McDermott to manage their toughest
alleging conspiracy to depress prices and allocate purchases on tobacco
                                                                                  challenges. McDermott connects clients with skilled litigation lawyers who
auction markets; successful representation of a bookstore chain in an
                                                                                  provide winning strategies for bench and jury trials, arbitrations and
action alleging price discrimination, negligent misrepresentation, and fraud
                                                                                  alternative dispute resolutions, including mediations and summary jury
against a major publisher; and obtaining a judgment on behalf of a major
                                                                                  trials.
consumer products company in litigation charging a sports sponsorship
organization with false advertising, unfair competition, and tortuous
                                                                                  Our experienced team engages in every aspect of civil, regulatory and
interference with contract.
                                                                                  commercial defense litigation in:
In addition, Mr. Hartwell has extensive experience in the conduct of
                                                                                  McDermott lawyers take on the most demanding cases for clients across
corporate compliance programs and internal investigations, counseling on
                                                                                  many industries, including aviation, consumer products, energy,
competition-related issues, and merger filings and review in the United
                                                                                  environmental, financial, health care, hospitality, insurance, life sciences
States and abroad.
                                                                                  and technology. In addition to our work for public companies, we work with
                                                                                  McDermott’s private client, tax and corporate lawyers to serve privately
Mr. Hartwell is listed in An International Who’s Who of Competition
                                                                                  held companies and individual clients in matters requiring special sensitivity
Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America (antitrust), and Guide to the World’s
                                                                                  and discretion. Our lawyers also handle emergency situations such as
Leading Competition and Antitrust Lawyers.
                                                                                  temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions.
Mr. Hartwell currently serves on the Council of the ABA Section of Antitrust
                                                                                  We understand each case presents different facts, issues and objectives,
Law, and as a member of the Steering Committee for the 2012
                                                                                  and we tailor our staffing and strategy appropriately. McDermott has
International Cartel Workshop. He is past chair of the Cartel and Criminal
                                                                                  handled thousands of mediations, arbitrations, trials and appeals. Our
Practice Committee, and has served on the International Cartel Task Force,
                                                                                  litigation lawyers have successfully argued appeals before the Supreme
among other activities. He has chaired the antitrust sections of both the
                                                                                  Court of the United States, the 13 judicial circuits of the US appellate
District of Columbia Bar and the Virginia State Bar. He sits on the editorial
                                                                                  courts and numerous state appellate courts. Outstanding client service is a
board of The Antitrust Bulletin and served as editor of the ABA Handbook
                                                                                  cornerstone of our practice—one that has withstood the test of geography,
on Grand Jury Investigations (2nd edition, 1988).
                                                                                  economy and time. We are proud of the recognition we have received from
Mr. Hartwell graduated summa cum laude from Washington & Lee                      clients for our commitment to service, and we consider their satisfaction
University law school, where he was editor-in-chief of the law review and         the best measure of our success.
was elected to the Order of the Coif and Omicron Delta Kappa. He
                                                                                  Offices
managed his firm’s Brussels office from 1992 to 1994. Before attending
                                                                                  McDermott has offices in Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Düsseldorf, Houston,
law school, Mr. Hartwell served in the US Navy, where he was the anti-
                                                                                  London, Los Angeles, Miami, Milan, Munich, New York, Orange County,
submarine warfare and nuclear weapons officer on a guided missile
                                                                                  Rome, San Diego, Silicon Valley and Washington, DC The Firm has a
destroyer. He is a member of the District of Columbia and Virginia Bars.
                                                                                  strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices (Shanghai).




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      One Chase Manhattan Plaza
      New York, NY 10005-1413
      Tel: 212-530-5000
      Fax: 212-530-5219

      Chairman: Mel M. Immergut
      Vice Chairman: Scott A. Edelman
      Number of partners:
               Worldwide: 150
               US.: 116
      Number of other lawyers:
               Worldwide: 418
               US: 339

      Other offices:
      Beijing, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Munich, São Paulo, Singapore, Tokyo, Washington, DC

      Firm profile:
      Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP is a pre-eminent global law firm that for more than 140 years has provided innovative legal solutions in some of the
      world’s largest, most complex, “first-ever” litigation. With over 500 lawyers in offices throughout the US, Europe, Asia and South America, the firm provides
      a full range of legal services to clients facing complex legal and business challenges in forums around the world. Milbank’s clients range from prominent
      multinational financial, industrial and commercial enterprises to governments, institutions and individuals.

      Litigation & arbitration practice
      Chairman: James N. Benedict
      Practice Group Leader: Alan J. Stone

      Litigation is the largest and fastest growing practice area at Milbank, with more than 130 attorneys, including 30 litigation partners and several former
      federal prosecutors, former SEC attorneys, and attorneys who have achieved pre-eminent reputations in the areas of securities litigation, patent
      infringement, corporate control contests, and reinsurance, among other areas of the law. Milbank litigators serve as lead counsel in some of the largest,
      most significant and highest profile disputes in the world. The firm regularly represents major US and non-US corporations in “bet-the-company” cases
      ranging from multi-jurisdiction securities litigations to white-collar/regulatory investigations to complex disputes involving bankruptcy and corporate
      restructuring, intellectual property, insurance/reinsurance, mergers, acquisitions and corporate control contests, antitrust, trusts and estates and other
      commercial litigation.

      The attorneys in Milbank’s Litigation Department pride themselves on being trial lawyers. They frequently try cases in federal and state courts throughout
      the country, and before domestic and international arbitral tribunals in many different kinds of matters. Milbank attorneys have tried prominent cases
      involving federal securities laws, patent infringement, corporate control contests, accounting fraud, and financial restructuring.

      Milbank’s attorneys tailor their strategies to each client’s specific needs, taking into account the client’s goals and risks. Crucial to the firm’s effective
      representation of clients is the development, at the outset of a case, of an approach that will maximize a client’s likelihood of success and reduce its risk
      exposure. The firm’s Litigation Department has the ability to respond to a crisis facing a client by assembling an integrated team of attorneys who have the
      expertise to explore a wide range of strategic alternatives, from pursuing a consensual resolution to seeking immediate recourse to courts, where
      appropriate.

      Among Milbank’s clients are many of the world’s leading companies and financial institutions, including ABN AMRO, AllianceBernstein, Apple, AstraZeneca,
      AXA Financial, American Century, Banc of America Securities, Bank of New York Mellon, Bayer, Capital Group, Citigroup, Credit Suisse Securities,
      Deutsche Bank, Federated Investors, Fidelity, Fisher-Price, Fujitsu, Goldman Sachs, Hitachi, ING, JPMorgan Chase, Legg Mason, Lockheed Martin, Merck,
      Morgan Stanley, NASCAR, NYSE Euronext, Prudential Financial and UBS.




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ANDREW M. LEBLANC                                                                MICHAEL D. NOLAN
                     MILBANK TWEED HADLEY & MCCLOY LLP                                                 MILBANK TWEED HADLEY & MCCLOY LLP
                     International Square Building                                                     International Square Building
                     1850 K Street, NW                                                                 1850 K Street, NW
                     Washington, DC 20006                                                              Washington, DC 20006
                     Tel: 202-835-7574                                                                 Tel: 202-835-7524
                     Email: aleblanc@milbank.com                                                       Email: mnolan@milbank.com


Andrew Leblanc is a partner in the Financial Restructuring and Litigation        Michael D. Nolan is a partner in the Washington, DC office of Milbank
Departments of Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP. His practice focuses           Tweed Hadley and McCloy LLP. Mr. Nolan is experienced in all phases of
on complex commercial restructurings and bankruptcy proceedings,                 commercial litigation and arbitration. He has represented clients in US
commercial litigation, international commercial arbitration, investor-state      federal and state courts and before arbitral tribunals in all manner of
disputes and client counseling. Mr. Leblanc has represented clients in in-       complex disputes, including general commercial, securities, antitrust, tax
court and out-of-court restructurings, in federal and state courts and before    and insolvency cases.
domestic and foreign arbitral tribunals in all manner of disputes.
                                                                                 Mr. Nolan’s practice has a particular focus on international arbitration and
Mr. Leblanc’s practice has a particular focus on adversarial issues and          litigation. He has represented clients or served as arbitrator in cases under
other contested matters that arise in connection with Milbank’s financial        AAA, ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL and other rules and is consistently listed in
restructuring practice. His substantial experience in bankruptcy matters         Euromoney Guide, Experts in Commercial Arbitration and Chambers USA
includes representation of creditor committees, secured lenders,                 for international arbitration. Mr. Nolan’s arbitrations have involved electricity,
administrative agents, and individual creditors and equity holders in            gas, transportation and mining concessions; joint-venture agreements;
bankruptcy cases and adversary proceedings. Mr. Leblanc’s international          satellite and other insurance coverage; construction; and energy
arbitration practice includes representation of clients in arbitrations under    distribution. He has represented both investors and states in arbitrations
AAA, ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL and other rules.                                       pursuant to bilateral investment treaties and the Energy Charter Treaty. He
                                                                                 also has represented companies and states in connection with court
Some of the cases Mr. Leblanc has handled recently include the                   proceedings involving sovereign immunity, act of state, and the recognition
representation of: the ad hoc group of first lien lenders in the chapter 11      and enforcement of foreign judicial and non-judicial awards.
case of the Texas Rangers Baseball Partners, which group drove the case
from a “pre-packaged” sale to an extraordinarily successful auction of the       Mr. Nolan has substantial experience with compliance issues that arise
Texas Rangers; the official committee of unsecured creditors in the Lehman       under the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, other anti-bribery laws and
Brothers bankruptcy, the largest bankruptcy in US history; the ad hoc            sanctions programs. He has developed and implemented anti-corruption
group of convertible noteholders in the bankruptcy of DBSB, a satellite          programs for companies and financial services firms.
company formerly known as ICO NA, pending in the Southern District of
New York Bankruptcy Court; the official committee of unsecured creditors         Mr. Nolan teaches as an Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown University
in the Refco, Inc. bankruptcy and the Refco litigation trustee, including        Law Center. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the American
prosecuting several highly successful major litigations; a consortium of         Arbitration Association and of the Panel of ICSID Arbitrators.
lenders to a joint venture sponsored by TOUSA, Inc., a Florida
homebuilder, in a fraudulent transfer litigation pending in the Southern         Mr. Nolan is a graduate of Harvard College and of the University of
District of Florida Bankruptcy Court; an ad hoc committee of senior              Chicago Law School.
secured lenders in the bankruptcy cases of Lyondell Chemical company
and certain of its affiliates; and the debtor-in-possession Intermet, an auto
parts supplier, in a bankruptcy case pending in the Delaware Bankruptcy
Court.

Mr. Leblanc has written articles published in the Alternative Dispute
Resolution Journal and the New York Law Journal; and he has authored a
chapter for a forthcoming book on bankruptcy valuation practices. In 2009,
he was recognized as a leading lawyer for bankruptcy/restructuring by
Chambers USA.

Mr. Leblanc received a bachelor of science degree, magna cum laude, in
aeronautical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1995.
He received his law degree, cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1998.
He is admitted to practice in Maine and the District of Columbia and is
admitted before various federal district and appellate courts. Prior to
joining Milbank in 2002, Mr. Leblanc served as a Judge Advocate General
in the United States Air Force.




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      1285 Avenue of the Americas
                                                                                      The most sophisticated clients in the world consistently entrust Simpson
      New York, NY 10019-6064
                                                                                      Thacher with their most threatening and complex litigation problems for one
      Tel:     212-373-3000                                                           simple reason: our long record of extraordinary results.
      Website: www.paulweiss.com
                                                                                      Securities: Our reputation for excellence in securities and derivative
                                                                                      litigation has made us the firm of choice for leading financial services
      Office Locations:                                                               institutions, issuers and their senior management. Current front-page
      Other U.S. locations: Washington, DC and Wilmington, DE                         credit crisis representations include the top-tier underwriters in the Fannie
      Foreign offices: Beijing, Hong Kong, London and Tokyo                           Mae- and Freddie Mac-related lawsuits; Lehman Brothers officers and
                                                                                      directors in litigations arising out of the Lehman collapse; representation of
      Chair of the firm: Brad S. Karp                                                 RBS, UBS, former Merrill Lynch CEO E Stanley O’Neal, the outside
      Litigation Department Co-Chairs:                                                directors of Morgan Stanley and certain senior executives of Washington
      Allan J. Arffa, Jay Cohen and Theodore V. Wells, Jr.                            Mutual in numerous subprime-related lawsuits across the country; and
                                                                                      Fairfield Greenwich Group in the Madoff-related investigations and
      Litigation Practice:                                                            litigations. We also regularly represent issuers in obtaining dismissals of
      From the firm’s inception, the Paul Weiss Rikfind Wharton & Garrison LLP        securities litigations, including The Blackstone Group, EnergySolutions,
      Litigation Department has been involved in nearly every high-stakes             Equity Office Properties, Express Scripts, Focus Media, MetroPCS, Pfizer,
      litigation of its time, handling the most complex and threatening cases;        Porsche, PXRE, and Toys“R”Us.
      cases that require cutting-edge and groundbreaking litigation strategies;
      cases that shape the financial markets, corporate board rooms and society       Antitrust: The firm offers unparalleled global experience in every facet of
      for decades to come.                                                            antitrust practice. We recently won major antitrust litigation dismissals on
                                                                                      behalf of Staples, Equitas and the Fidelity family of title insurance
      First and foremost, we are trial lawyers. We handle high-stakes disputes in     companies. We also played a leading role in obtaining regulatory approval
      every forum, from state and federal trial and appellate courts to domestic      for Wyeth in its $68 billion sale to Pfizer; Sanyo Electric in its $8.6 billion
      and international arbitrations, and from alternative dispute resolution         acquisition by Panasonic; DoubleClick and AdMob in their multibillion-
      proceedings to administrative tribunals of all kinds. To each, we bring a       dollar acquisitions by Google; and Barr Pharmaceuticals in its $7.46 billion
      sure grasp of the underlying substantive issues and the forensic skills and     acquisition by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries.
      strategic insights necessary to produce successful results.
                                                                                      Insurance: We are recognized as the premier firm for high-stakes
                                                                                      insurance and reinsurance disputes. Our recent domestic and international
      As such, our Litigation Department has achieved a reputation for
                                                                                      representations have included many of the largest insurance and
      unparalleled excellence. In its January 2006 cover story, The American
                                                                                      reinsurance groups, including Travelers, Fidelity, Swiss Re, AIG, SCOR,
      Lawyer selected Paul Weiss as the best litigation firm in the United States.
                                                                                      Equitas, Mitsui Sumitomo and Argo Group.
      This Litigation Department of the Year award reflects not only the depth of
      our litigation practice and our ability to deliver consistently successful      International and Domestic Arbitration: We recently won a major
      results, but also our unique culture of teamwork and our commitment to          company-threatening arbitration for H&R Block; achieved a complete
      diversity and pro bono causes.                                                  arbitration victory for the Hanwha Group and ORIX Corporation in a major
                                                                                      dispute against a Korean government entity; and successfully guided the
      We believe that successful litigation requires comprehensive, 360-degree        Dominican Republic to a favorable resolution of the first ever investment
      strategies carefully calibrated to each client’s specific needs, risks and      treaty arbitration launched against it, as well as a parallel arbitration under
      goals, and to the political, economic and social realities of the day. Our      the ICC Rules.
      mission at all times is to safeguard the client’s interests and contain the
      client’s risk and exposure. Our approach takes into account all available       Business Crimes and Investigations: Our extensive white-collar practice
      tactics, weighing the relative effectiveness, risk and cost of each. We view    includes defending clients in investigations and cases involving alleged
      it as essential to formulate, early in the case, preliminary judgments about    insider trading, fraud, tax, antitrust, money laundering and FCPA violations,
      the client’s exposure, the likelihood of success and the most cost-effective    representing clients before the SEC and other federal regulatory agencies
      way to proceed. We then work with clients to develop jointly the optimal        and conducting internal investigations for companies, Boards of Directors
      strategies to accomplish their legal and business goals.                        and Special Litigation Committees.

      We provide our clients with this focused, cost-effective representation in      Intellectual Property: Our world-class intellectual property litigators are at
      bet-the-company cases, as well as in traditional commercial actions, and        the forefront of cutting-edge patent, trademark and copyright disputes.
      we routinely handle matters on behalf of major corporations as well as          Recent achievements include high-profile patent infringement trial victories
      entrepreneurs, for whom it is especially important that counsel understand      for 3Com, Daiichi Sankyo and Cisco Systems.
      how to achieve expeditious and cost-effective resolutions.
                                                                                      Product Liability and Mass Tort: Recent successes include a Supreme
      Paul Weiss is extremely well prepared to handle the intensive document          Court victory protecting Travelers from Johns Manville-related “direct
      processing and management needs of complex disputes, having been                action” asbestos claims; dismissals of food product class actions against
      among the first firms to tackle these issues on a large scale. Since then, we   Swanson; and a perfect record of dismissals of alcohol beverage product
      have invested continuously in both technology and personnel, creating a         liability lawsuits.
      Litigation Support Department that combines technology professionals and
      lawyers. As a result, we are able to manage efficiently and in-house the
      information needs of large litigation matters.                                            New York | Beijing | Hong Kong | London | Los Angeles
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PETER H. BRESNAN                                                                PETER C. THOMAS
                     SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT LLP                                                   SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT LLP
                     1155 F Street, NW                                                                1155 F Street, NW
                     Washington, DC 20004                                                             Washington, DC 20004
                     Tel: +1 (202) 636-5569                                                           Tel: +1 (202) 636-5535
                     Fax: +1 (202) 636-5502                                                           Fax: +1 (202) 636-5502
                     Email: pbresnan@stblaw.com                                                       Email: pthomas@stblaw.com
                     Website: www.stblaw.com                                                          Website: www.stblaw.com

Peter H Bresnan is a litigation partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and       Peter Thomas is managing partner of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett’s
member of the firm’s Government and Internal Investigations Practice. Mr.       Washington, DC office and a member of the firm’s Litigation Department.
Bresnan’s practice includes a broad range of business regulatory and            He has extensive experience in large, complex commercial litigations and
corporate governance matters, including representing corporations,              arbitrations, particularly in the areas of antitrust and international arbitration.
financial institutions and individuals in SEC and other regulatory              He also advises clients in transactions subject to review by the Committee
enforcement proceedings. In addition, Mr. Bresnan conducts internal             on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). The Firm’s
investigations on behalf of management and boards of directors. He              Washington, DC office concentrates on antitrust litigation and merger
regularly counsels clients on SEC reporting, disclosure, compliance and         enforcement, international investment treaty and commercial arbitrations,
corporate governance requirements.                                              and governmental and internal investigations, including securities
                                                                                enforcement matters.
Mr. Bresnan joined the Firm following a 12-year tenure at the Securities
and Exchange Commission, most recently as Deputy Director, Division of          Mr. Thomas’s recent experience includes representing: The Blackstone
Enforcement, where he was responsible for supervising all enforcement           Group, LP in a putative class action antitrust litigation brought against
matters in the SEC’s Washington, DC office. Mr. Bresnan led a number of         private equity firms alleging collusive bidding practices; Intergraph
major enforcement actions, including as the SEC’s lead trial counsel in the     Corporation in the merger review of its proposed acquisition by Hexagon; a
WorldCom case. Mr. Bresnan was also responsible for the Commission’s            large Japanese manufacturer in an ICC arbitration arising from a pricing
actions against Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Mr. Bresnan led significant         dispute with a US firm; the Dominican Republic in two international
investigations involving a broad variety of subjects, including alleged         investment treaty arbitrations and a companion ICC case stemming from
violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, issuer accounting fraud and    privatization of the country’s electricity sector; the Aluminum Corporation of
other disclosure violations, stock options backdating, mutual fund market       China in obtaining CFIUS clearance of its proposed $19.2 billion
timing and late trading, market manipulation, broker-dealer misconduct and      investment in Rio Tinto; Lehman affiliate, LBA YK, in a successful
insider trading.                                                                proceeding under 28 USC Section 1782 to obtain evidence for use in a
                                                                                Tokyo District Court action; Oil Basins Limited in an oil and gas royalty
During his career at the SEC, Mr. Bresnan had numerous roles, including         arbitration in Australia; DoubleClick in obtaining FTC clearance of its
as Acting District Administrator for the SEC’s Boston office where his          acquisition by Google following a Second Request investigation;
responsibilities included oversight of the office’s enforcement program as      MasterCard International through trial and related proceedings on its
well as its examinations of brokerage firms, investment advisers and other      successful motion to enforce the final judgment against Visa USA in a
registered entities. Mr. Bresnan also served as the SEC’s Deputy Chief          Department of Justice antitrust enforcement action; Warner Chilcott, in
Litigation Counsel, sharing responsibility for managing the Commission’s        antitrust enforcement and individual and class action litigation arising from
nationwide litigation program.                                                  the company’s agreements with Barr Laboratories; New Brunswick Power
                                                                                in international litigation proceedings against the Venezuelan state-owned
Mr. Bresnan is the 2004 recipient of the SEC’s Stanley Sporkin Award,           petroleum company and a subsidiary; Accenture in various commercial
which recognizes those who have made “exceptionally tenacious and               disputes, litigations and arbitrations, as well as through trial and a
insightful contributions” to the enforcement of the federal securities laws.    successful final award against the Andersen Worldwide network of
                                                                                member firms in the largest multi-party arbitration ever conducted under the
He earned his JD from Fordham University School of Law in 1982 and his
                                                                                ICC Rules; British Energy through trial and a successful final award in an
BA from Kenyon College in 1977.
                                                                                arbitration arising from a long-term power purchase agreement; and Ford
                                                                                Motor Company through a successful trial in a London insurance
                                                                                arbitration.

                                                                                Mr. Thomas joined Simpson Thacher in September 1984 and was elected
                                                                                to partnership in 1992. He received his BA with High Honors from the
                                                                                University of California at Berkeley in 1980 and his JD in 1984 from the
                                                                                UCLA School of Law where he was Order of the Coif.




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      Firm Overview                                                                           Litigation Practice
      Sidley Austin LLP, with approximately 1600 lawyers in 17 offices, is one of the         Sidley has a litigation department of extraordinary depth and range that delivers
      world’s largest law firms. Sidley combines practical experience, extensive              outstanding results at every stage of the litigation process. More than 750
      knowledge and a commitment to providing quality legal services responsive to            lawyers in the firm are engaged in litigation or related dispute resolution
      the needs of its local, regional, national and international clients. The firm offers   activities. Sidley lawyers have successfully litigated a wide range of issues in a
      its clients extensive experience in transactional, regulatory and litigation matters    variety of industries reflecting the increasingly complex nature of its clients’
      spanning virtually every area of substantive law.                                       businesses and the types of disputes in which they become involved. The
                                                                                              practice has been featured in USA Today, BusinessWeek, The American
                                                                                              Lawyer, Legal Times, The National Law Journal and Metropolitan Corporate
      Recognition
                                                                                              Counsel.
      The firm has been recognized by its clients and by the media for its leadership
      in its litigation, transactional and international practices.
                                                                                              Sidley’s litigation capabilities include: intellectual property, insurance, class
      • Sidley received the more first-tier national rankings of any US law firm in
                                                                                              action, products liability, health care, securities, corporate, employment, ERISA,
           the inaugural US News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings for
                                                                                              white-collar, regulatory, alternative dispute resolution, international trade,
           2010, including in the areas of Antitrust, General Commercial Litigation,
                                                                                              antitrust, investment banking, transportation, energy, privacy and media. The
           Insurance, IP and International Arbitration.
                                                                                              firm’s litigators have obtained precedent setting results that have a profound
      • Carter G Phillips, managing partner of Sidley’s Washington, DC office was
                                                                                              impact on the law in a number of substantive and procedural areas in the
           named one of the Decade’s Most Influential Lawyers by The National
                                                                                              federal and state trial and appellate courts as well as in the US Supreme Court.
           Law Journal. Mr. Phillips was recognized as one of the lawyers who has
           “defined a decade” with “a reputation as the point man for high-level
                                                                                              Sidley’s record in the Supreme Court is unmatched. In 2010, the firm was
           appellate cases.”
                                                                                              named to the National Law Journal’s “Appellate Hot List” for the third year in a
      • Sidley was named the 2010 International Trade Team of the Year for the
                                                                                              row. Since the practice was formed in 1985, the team of more than 85 lawyers
           US by Chambers and Partners.
                                                                                              (20 of whom are former Supreme Court clerks) has briefed well over 160
      • Sidley was named the US Law Firm of the Year at the ILO Client Choice
                                                                                              cases on the merits before the Court and argued more than 85 cases. Carter
           Awards 2010.
                                                                                              Phillips has argued 66 cases in the Supreme Court and is recognized as one
                                                                                              of the Court’s premier practitioners. Since 2000, seven other Sidley lawyers
      Pro Bono                                                                                also have argued cases in the US Supreme Court. Our many successful
      Sidley has a long tradition of providing pro bono services. The firm’s pro bono         representations before the Court include AT&T Corp. in AT&T Corp. v. Hulteen;
      policy strongly encourages all lawyers to devote time to pro bono legal matters,        eBay Inc. in eBay, Inc., et al. v. MercExchange, LLC; and Tellabs, Inc. in Tellabs,
      including legal assistance to the poor and to charitable, community or other            Inc. v. Makor Issues & Rights, Lt.
      organizations that serve those who would otherwise be unable to afford legal
      representation. In 2009, Sidley lawyers, legal assistants and staff devoted             Sidley offers its clients an extraordinarily deep bench of seasoned trial lawyers
      more than 84,000 hours to pro bono projects. In 2008, Sidley was named as               who know how to deliver courtroom results. For example, Sidley recently
      one of four recipients of The National Law Journal’s Pro Bono Awards. The               represented Exelon Corporation in its hostile bid to buy NRG Energy, Inc. in the
      award was given in recognition of its Veterans Benefits Project, a campaign to          Southern District of New York. The case proceeded to trial on an expedited
      secure medical benefits for war veterans. Sidley received the 2007 ABA Pro              basis and the judge ruled in favor of Exelon on all claims.
      Bono Publico Award for its ongoing commitment to providing pro bono legal
      services.                                                                               Sidley’s class-action defense team has produced several important victories for
                                                                                              clients, counseling them at critical junctures when losing is not an option. For
      Diversity                                                                               example, Sidley represented AT&T in a successful but rare jury trial involving a
      Sidley’s recruitment and retention efforts have been both innovative and                multi-district class action. Although few antitrust class-action cases go to trial,
      progressive, demonstrating a commitment to increasing the number of diverse             this one did, and after a five-week trial, the jury returned a verdict for AT&T by
      lawyers in the firm. In 2009, 2008 and 2007, Sidley was named one of the                finding AT&T not guilty of the antitrust claims made by the class.
      Best Law Firms for Women by Working Mother magazine and Flex-Time
      Lawyers, a national consulting firm advising lawyers and legal employers on             Sidley has a thriving international arbitration and dispute resolution practice.
      work-life balance and the retention and advancement of women. In 2006, the              From our offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia, Sidley assists
      firm launched its Sidley Scholars Initiative, an innovative program that offers         clients with complex, cross-border dispute resolution before all the major
      opportunities and resources to minority undergraduate students who plan to              international arbitral and judicial institutions. For example, Sidley lawyers
      pursue a career in law.                                                                 represent governments and companies from around the globe in high-stakes
                                                                                              investment treaty disputes, and have achieved victories for such clients as
                                                                                              Vivendi, Cargill, General Electric and Bechtel. The firm’s commercial arbitration
      Clients                                                                                 lawyers represent clients in connection with all types of commercial disputes
      Sidley’s strong, diverse client base includes Fortune 100 and 500 companies             such as complex contract, fraud, insurance, products liability, securities,
      in a wide range of industries and business sectors, investment banks,                   construction and intellectual property disputes. In addition, Sidley’s leading
      commercial banks, public utilities, mutual funds, entrepreneurs and executives,         team of WTO litigators have been involved in more than 230 of the over 390
      insurance and financial institutions, professional firms, venture capital/private       complaints brought through the WTO’s dispute settlement process.
      equity firms, partnerships, foundations, non-profit organizations, individuals and
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125 Broad Street                                                                     Recent highlights include:
New York, NY 10004-2498                                                              • Representing BP and several of its directors in shareholder derivative
US                                                                                     actions and shareholder class action litigation under the federal
Tel: +1 212 558 4000                                                                   securities laws arising out of recent events in the Gulf of Mexico
Fax: +1 212 558 3588                                                                 • Representing JPMorgan Chase in connection with the failure of
Website: www.sullcrom.com                                                              Washington Mutual Bank in September 2008, the largest bank failure in
                                                                                       US history
Chairman: Joseph C Shenker                                                           • Obtaining the dismissal of an action against Microsoft brought by Novell
Senior Chairman: H Rodgin Cohen                                                        alleging anticompetitive conduct in the PC operating system market. This
Number of partners worldwide: 167                                                      decision brought an end to a decade of private antitrust suits filed
Number of lawyers worldwide: 729                                                       against Microsoft that included approximately 200 separate actions, all
Other offices:                                                                         of which were handled by S&C for Microsoft
Beijing, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Palo Alto,            • Obtaining a highly favorable settlement for MPEG LA after two days of
Paris, Sydney, Tokyo, Washington, DC                                                   trial in Delaware Chancery Court in an action pertaining to MPEG LA’s
                                                                                       MPEG-2 patent portfolio licensing program
Firm profile:                                                                        • Obtaining a favorable settlement for UBS in securities class action
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP provides the highest quality legal advice and                  litigation brought in federal court in Alabama by classes of stockholders
representation to clients around the world. The results achieved for clients           and bondholders of HealthSouth, alleging that UBS knowingly conspired
have set the firm apart for over 130 years and become a model for the                  with HealthSouth’s former senior management in perpetrating a more
modern practice of law. Today, S&C is a leader in each of its core practice            than $2.7 billion accounting fraud for nearly seven years. S&C
areas and in each of its geographic markets. S&C comprises approximately               negotiated a settlement of all claims in the coordinated proceedings,
750 lawyers who conduct a seamless, global practice through a network of               bringing a resolution for UBS to more than six years of litigation relating
12 offices located in key financial centers in Asia, Australia, Europe and the         to the HealthSouth accounting fraud
United States. Clients of the firm are nearly evenly divided between US and          • Advising UBS in significant pending matters involving subprime
non-US entities and include leading industrial and commercial companies;               securities, including in international regulatory inquiries, investigations
financial institutions; private funds; educational, charitable and cultural            and class action litigation
institutions; governments; and a select group of individuals, estates and            • Representing Société Nautique de Genève, the Swiss yacht club that
trusts.                                                                                won the 31st and 32nd America’s Cup races, in its efforts to defend the
                                                                                       Cup, the oldest active trophy in international sport
Litigation practice                                                                  • Representing Technicolor (f/k/a Thomson SA) and its US subsidiary,
Managing partner: David H Braff                                                        Thomson, Inc., in a global criminal antitrust investigation conducted by
Deputy managing partner: Richard C Pepperman II                                        the US Department of Justice, for alleged price fixing and other
Sullivan & Cromwell continues to be the firm of choice for major global                anticompetitive conduct in the cathode ray tube (“CRT”) business. The
companies and financial institutions seeking to manage risk in these                   firm is also representing Technicolor in multiple class actions
uncertain and challenging economic times. The firm’s litigators work on a              coordinated in an MDL proceeding alleging that Technicolor was one of
wide range of challenging assignments, spanning our global practice and                numerous companies that conspired to fix the prices of CRTs, and in the
assisting our clients in the successful resolution of a number of important            EU Commission’s investigation of alleged misconduct in the CRT
and precedent-setting matters that are often crucial to our clients’ survival.         business

Drawing on S&C’s deep experience and leadership position as a corporate,             The firm has represented clients on a wide range of significant appellate
financial and transactional firm, the firm’s lawyers form seamlessly integrated      matters in courts throughout the United States, including:
teams across relevant practice areas and are prepared to handle any related          • Successfully defending Vornado Realty Trust in the Appellate Division,
or follow-on matters that arise in the course of litigation. We advise both               First Department against claims by Donald Trump relating to the sale of
individual and corporate clients in connection with regulatory and internal               the “Riverside South” properties on the West Side of Manhattan. Trump
investigations, and at the pretrial, post-trial and appellate stages of litigation        claimed the sale price undervalued the property by more than $1 billion
across a range of matter types. S&C’s litigators are recognized leaders in a         • Obtaining a victory for UnitedHealth Group before the US Court of
wide range of practice areas, including antitrust; appellate; arbitration;                Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, preventing UHG noteholders from
banking; restructuring and bankruptcy; commodities, futures and                           accelerating $850 million of UHG notes
derivatives; criminal defense and investigations; environmental law; estates         • Successfully representing Goldman Sachs and its directors and senior
litigation; intellectual property; labor and employment; securities; and tax              officers in a series of lawsuits challenging the disclosure of stock option
controversy.                                                                              compensation
                                                                                     • Obtaining a groundbreaking decision for CA, Inc. in the Delaware
Highlights of the firm’s litigation work                                                  Supreme Court concerning shareholder-adopted bylaws under Delaware
The broad array of matters our litigation group has handled during the last               law
18 months illustrates a key aspect of S&C’s approach that sets us apart              In addition, the firm was selected as lead counsel in groundbreaking
from our competitors. Our litigators work collaboratively with the firm’s            litigation brought by 20 large financial institutions and their affiliates
corporate, banking and other transactional lawyers, an approach which has            (including Barclays, JPMorgan Chase, Merrill Lynch-Bank of America, RBS,
been instrumental to our success in representing clients in crisis                   Wachovia and UBS AG) against insurer MBIA and its subsidiaries; the
circumstances, including in cases stemming from the global credit crisis.            financial institutions are all policyholders in MBIA seeking to reverse a
                                                                                     restructuring that MBIA had engineered in 2009.



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      KENT L JONES
                           SUTHERLAND ASBILL & BRENNAN LLP
                           1275 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
                           Washington, DC 20004-2415
                           202.383.0732
                           kent.jones@sutherland.com


                                                                                        ABU DHABI AUSTIN BEIJING DALLAS DUBAI HONG KONG HOUSTON LONDON
      Kent Jones, a Partner in Sutherland’s Tax Practice Group, concentrates his        MOSCOW NEW YORK PALO ALTO SHANGHAI TOKYO WASHINGTON
      practice on tax, commercial and government litigation, including appellate
      and trial work.                                                                   Individuals and companies turn to our deep bench of exceptional litigators
                                                                                        to handle their most complex, high-stakes disputes and investigations. With
      Kent’s recent experience includes: representing a worldwide business              296 litigation lawyers in 14 offices across the globe, we mobilize teams to
      services company with annual revenues of more than $35 billion in a case          handle matters in any forum in the US, and courts and major arbitral
      involving the research tax credit for computer software; representing a           centers throughout the world. Whether a matter involves the boardroom,
      leading international insurance organization in a refund suit for the return of   the well head, the research lab, or a venture in a remote part of the world,
      approximately $306 million in tax, penalties, and interest; and representing      our in-depth knowledge of the industries we serve and the skill
      a multi-national Fortune 500 company in a refund suit seeking the return of       demonstrated by our successful track record before juries, judges,
      approximately $434 million in tax and interest.                                   arbitrators, and enforcement agencies enable us to execute effective
                                                                                        strategies to achieve our clients’ objectives.
      After graduating with his bachelor of arts, summa cum laude, from Amherst
      College in 1969, Kent received his juris doctor from Harvard Law School in        Substantive Practice Areas: Antitrust, Appellate, Bankruptcy,
      1975. He was the Articles Editor for the Harvard Law Review in 1974-              Construction, Disaster Response, Eminent Domain, Energy Litigation,
      1975.                                                                             Environmental Litigation, Government Contracts, Government
                                                                                        Investigations/White-Collar, Intellectual Property, International Dispute
      Kent served as Tax Assistant to the Solicitor General at the US Department        Resolution, Labor and Employment, Mass Tort, Professional Liability,
      of Justice. While there, Kent argued 43 cases in the US Supreme Court             Securities Litigation and Enforcement, and other Complex Commercial
      and numerous cases before the US Courts of Appeals. Additionally, he has          Litigation
      extensive trial and appellate experience in private practice, and has led trial
      teams in numerous types of litigation in state and federal courts and in both     Businesses Served Include: Energy, Petrochemical, Engineering,
      jury and bench cases.                                                             Procurement, and Construction, Government Contractors, Investment
                                                                                        Banking and Other Financial Services, Accounting, Private Equity,
      Among the cases Kent argued on behalf of the United States were                   Hedge Funds, Legal, Health Care, Insurance, Life Sciences,
      Indopco, Inc. v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, which involved the             High Technology, Airline, and Real Estate
      standard for capitalization of business expenses; Boeing Corp. v. United
      States, 537 US 437 (2003), which involved the proper accounting of                Recognition:
      research expenses in determining taxable income from foreign sales;               • Seven of our litigators are Fellows of the American College of
      Fitzergald v. Racing Association of Central Iowa, 539 US 103 (2003),                Trial Lawyers
      which involved the application of the Equal Protection Clause to state            • 2010 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business ranks
      taxes; and United States v. Haggar Apparel Co., 526 US 380 (1999), and              Vinson & Elkins’ Antitrust; Appellate; Bankruptcy and Restructuring;
      United States v. The Mead Corp., 533 US 218 (2001), both of which                   Energy: Electricity: Regulatory and Litigation; Energy: Oil and Gas:
      concerned the degree of deference owed to Treasury interpretations of               Regulatory and Litigation; Environment; General Commercial;
      statutes in rulings and regulations.                                                Government Contracts; Intellectual Property; and Labor and
                                                                                          Employment practices
      Kent has spoken frequently at Tax Section meetings of the American Bar            • 2010 GAR (Global Arbitration Review) 100 lists Vinson & Elkins as
      Association and at meetings of other tax and litigation professional groups.        one of the top firms in the United States with International Arbitration
      He also served as a law clerk for the Honorable James L. Oakes of the               capabilities
      United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.                            • The Legal 500 U.S. 2010 recognizes Vinson & Elkins in 11 practice
                                                                                          areas, including Energy Litigation, Environmental Litigation, Supreme
      In 2010, Kent was recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading                     Court and Appellate, Patent Litigation, and Construction Litigation
      Lawyers for Business in the area of tax and The Legal 500 United States           • The Best Lawyers in America 2011 lists 21 Vinson & Elkins lawyers for
      in the area of tax controversy.                                                     Commercial Litigation, six for Bet-the-Company Litigation, and four for
                                                                                          International Arbitration (more than any other firm in the country)

                                                                                                                    Vinson & Elkins LLP
                                                                                                                     Attorneys at Law

                                                                                        Key Litigation Contacts:

                                                                                        William B Dawson, Partner
                                                                                        bdawson@velaw.com

                                                                                        Karl S Stern, Partner
                                                                                        kstern@velaw.com



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                                                                                   CHRISTOPER CURRAN
                                                                                                       WHITE & CASE LLP
                                                                                                       701 Thirteenth Street, NW
                                                                                                       Washington, DC
                                                                                                       20005-3807
                                                                                                       United States
Firm Overview                                                                                          Tel: 1 202 626 3605
White & Case is a leading global law firm with lawyers in 36 offices across                            Fax: + 1 202 639 9355
25 countries.                                                                                          Email: clamm@whitecase.com
                                                                                                       Website: www.whitecase.com
We advise on virtually every area of law affecting cross-border business and
our knowledge, like our clients’ interests, transcends geographic boundaries.      Mr. Curran, a trial lawyer, is a partner in the White & Case’s Washington,
                                                                                   DC office, where he heads the litigation practice. He has been repeatedly
Whether in established or emerging markets, our commitment is substantial,         recognized as a leading litigator in Washington and nationwide. In 2007, he
with dedicated on-the-ground local knowledge and presence.                         was designated in the very top echelon of “litigation stars” by one of the
                                                                                   leading lawyer-ranking guides. In 2008, he was named as one of “the
At the same time, working between offices and cross-jurisdiction is second         nation’s top litigators” by The National Law Journal. In 2009, he was
nature and we have the experience and infrastructure to make it happen             selected by The Legal Times as a "Visionary" of the DC Bar.
effortlessly.
                                                                                   Mr. Curran represents domestic, foreign and sovereign clients in complex
We work with the world's most well established and most respected                  civil litigation at all levels in federal and state courts. He has won high-
companies—including two-thirds of the Global Fortune 100 and half of the           stakes verdicts and judgments in trial courts across the country, and he has
Fortune 500—as well as start-up visionaries, governments and state-owned           successfully argued appeals in the District of Columbia, Second, Fourth,
entities.                                                                          Eleventh and Federal Circuits. A significant part of his practice focuses on
                                                                                   issues of international law and federal-government regulation, especially
Litigation Overview
                                                                                   antitrust.
Our litigation practice includes more than 200 US litigators and a team of
nearly 400 litigators in 19 countries. We successfully represent clients in a      Recent representative matters include:
wide range of cases, including complex business, financial, antitrust and          • Lead counsel in successful defense of federal criminal antitrust case
securities disputes; consumer and commercial class actions; regulatory               against corporate client in the shipping industry; prevailed after month-
actions and criminal matters; and cutting-edge patent, trademark and                 long trial in Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
technology disputes.                                                               • Lead counsel in successful defense of a major antitrust action brought
                                                                                     by US Federal Trade Commission against pharmaceutical
Our litigators have substantial experience representing clients in most
                                                                                     manufacturers relating to settlement of patent litigation. After 40-day
industries and before all types of trial, appellate, regulatory and alternative
                                                                                     trial, won defense verdict. Also lead counsel on Eleventh Circuit appeal
dispute resolution tribunals, as well as government agencies, including the
                                                                                     upholding trial verdict. Copycat private class actions still pending in
SEC, the US Attorney General’s Office, the New York Stock Exchange, the
                                                                                     Multi-District Litigation proceeding.
US Department of Justice, the US Departments of State, Commerce and
                                                                                   • Lead counsel in successful defense of CEO in obstruction of justice
Treasury, the US Patent & Trademark Office, the IRS, the Federal Trade
                                                                                     trial; won acquittals on all substantive and “attempt” counts.
Commission and the International Trade Commission.
                                                                                   • Lead counsel in successful defense of major Saudi bank alleged to
                                                                                     have financially supported terrorism. Won pre-trial dismissal of $1 billion
Our litigators include former in-house counsel from leading companies, a US
                                                                                     claim.
District Judge, a Florida Supreme Court Judge, the US Deputy Attorney
                                                                                   • Lead counsel for major Japanese electronics company in criminal and
General, a presidentially appointed US Attorney, a Senior Associate Counsel
                                                                                     civil antitrust cases in US and elsewhere globally; pending.
to the President and Legal Advisor to the National Security Council, former
trial counsel for the SEC and numerous former state and federal prosecutors.
                                                                                   Mr. Curran regularly represents clients before US federal government
                                                                                   bodies as well as before the courts. Mr. Curran has represented clients in
Recent representations include Stolt Nielsen SA, in an April 2010 US
                                                                                   investigations conducted by, among others, the Securities and Exchange
Supreme Court victory denying class arbitration of antitrust claims, Pfizer in a
                                                                                   Commission, the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, the
trial victory in its lengthy patent dispute with Teva Pharmaceuticals and three
                                                                                   Department of Commerce, the Department of the Treasury, the Department
Indiana state pension funds which were the first lien creditors of Chrysler
                                                                                   of Defense, the International Trade Commission, the Federal Energy
LLC in contesting the proposed sale of substantially all of Chrysler’s
                                                                                   Regulatory Commission and Congressional committees. He is also
operating assets to a US government-financed company created by Fiat
                                                                                   experienced in representing foreign sovereigns and diplomats in their
SpA.
                                                                                   interactions with the Department of State with regard to issues of immunity.
Recognition
                                                                                   Mr. Curran has substantial experience in the antibribery provisions of the
National and international legal ranking services have recognized White &
                                                                                   Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. In dozens of FCPA matters over the last
Case lawyers:
                                                                                   decade, he has (i) advised clients on the propriety of proposed conduct
• “White & Case can handle any issue with experienced lawyers and a
                                                                                   and on responding to questionable conduct by employees, (ii) conducted
   great global network—great depth and high quality around the world.”
                                                                                   internal investigations, and (iii) assisted companies in establishing
   Chambers Global 2010
                                                                                   practices and programs of compliance.
• “Top 10 US Firm” American Lawyer 2010
• “Global Elite in Antitrust/Competition” Global Competition Review 2010
                                                                                   Mr. Curran also regularly advises clients on complying with the US Foreign
• “Top Tier in International Arbitration” American Lawyer 2009
                                                                                   Asset Control regulations and with the US antiboycott laws.
• “Focusing on complex business litigation in a variety of sectors, IP
   litigation and white-collar crime representation, the firm’s global platform    Mr. Curran served three three-year terms on the US Court of Appeals for
   facilitates cross-border and domestic litigation.“ Chambers USA 2009            the District of Columbia Circuit's Advisory Committee on Admissions and
                                                                                   Grievances. He was chairman of the committee.




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      CAROLYN B. LAMM                                                                  ANDREA J. MENAKER
                           WHITE & CASE LLP                                                                WHITE & CASE LLP
                           701 Thirteenth Street, NW                                                       701 Thirteenth Street, NW
                           Washington, DC                                                                  Washington, DC 20005-3807
                           20005-3807                                                                      10036-2787
                           United States                                                                   United States
                           Tel: 1 202 626 3605                                                             Tel: 202-626-3617
                           Fax: + 1 202 639 9355                                                           Fax: 202-639-9355
                           Email: clamm@whitecase.com                                                      Email: amenaker@whitecase.com
                           Website: www.whitecase.com                                                      Web: www.whitecase.com

                                                                                       Andrea J Menaker’s practice focuses on international arbitration and public
      Carolyn B. Lamm specializes in international arbitration and dispute             international law. She has extensive experience in matters involving treaty-
      resolution, international litigation and international trade. She is involved    based claims, international investment protections, sovereign immunity, and
      primarily in the representation of foreign corporate clients and sovereigns.     the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards. Ms Menaker has represented
      Ms. Lamm is a member of White & Case’s Partnership Committee and is              both States and investors in arbitrations before the International Centre for
      the immediate past president of the American Bar Association. She is a           Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and its Additional Facility, the
      fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a Council member of          International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and other arbitral institutions, as
      the American Law Institute.                                                      well as in ad hoc arbitration under the Arbitration Rules of the United
                                                                                       Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL).
      Ms. Lamm was appointed by President Clinton to the US Panel and later
      by the Government of Uzbekistan to the Uzbek Panel of Arbitrators for            Ms. Menaker is frequently called upon to speak on international arbitration
      ICSID arbitration; she is a member of the American Arbitration Association       and investor-State dispute resolution issues. She has served as an Adjunct
      Executive Committee and Board and has served as an arbitrator in AAA             Professor at Georgetown University Law Center, where she taught
      International Rules disputes. She has also rendered advice with respect to       international commercial arbitration for several years, and has lectured at
      arbitration clauses and disputes under ICC rules and ad hoc arbitrations         several other universities.
      using UNCITRAL rules or agreed-upon procedures. She is a frequent
      lecturer and author on the topics of litigation, international arbitration and   Prior to joining White & Case, Ms. Menaker was Chief of the NAFTA
      international trade.                                                             Arbitration Division for the US State Department where she represented
                                                                                       the US in investor-State arbitrations under the investment chapter of the
      Prior to joining White & Case, Ms. Lamm was employed by the US                   North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and participated in the
      Department of Justice under the Attorney General's Program for Honor             drafting of investment and dispute resolution provisions in United States’
      Law Graduates and served as a trial attorney in the Fraud Section, Civil         bilateral investment treaties and investment chapters of free trade
      Division, before obtaining the position of Assistant Director, Commercial        agreements. Ms. Menaker previously served as a law clerk for the
      Litigation Branch, Civil Division.                                               Honorable Sidney H Stein of the US District Court for the Southern District
                                                                                       of New York.

                                                                                       Ms. Menaker received her law degree, with high honors, from the University
                                                                                       of Washington, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif, Co-
                                                                                       Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review, and on the Moot Court Honor Board.
                                                                                       She received her BS, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University.




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ABBY COHEN SMUTNY                                                                GEORGE J TERWILLIGER III
                     WHITE & CASE LLP                                                                 WHITE & CASE LLP
                     701 Thirteenth Street, NW                                                        701 Thirteenth Street, NW
                     Washington, DC 20005-3807                                                        Washington, DC
                     10036-2787                                                                       20005-3807
                     United States                                                                    United States
                     Tel: 202-626-3608                                                                Tel: 202-626-3600
                     Fax: 202-639-9355                                                                Fax: 202-639-9355
                     Email: asmutny@whitecase.com                                                     Web: www.whitecase.com
                     Web: www.whitecase.com
                                                                                 George Terwilliger is a senior partner in the Washington, DC office of
Abby Cohen Smutny is a leading specialist in international arbitration           White & Case and head of the firm’s Global White-Collar Practice. Mr.
particularly for disputes involving states and state parties.                    Terwilliger’s experience combines a career in public service with a private
                                                                                 practice record of outstanding client results. Mr. Terwilliger is supported by
She often serves as lead counsel in high-stakes cases involving                  an experienced practice group at one of the world’s largest firms with an
contentious political issues, complex claims for compensation and legal          unparalleled international presence, having 36 offices in 25 countries.
issues of first impression. She has particular experience in matters involving
public international law and treaty-based claims, international investment       In private practice, Mr. Terwilliger’s clients have included a number of the
protections, expropriations, disputes with state enterprises, issues of state    world’s largest companies and most prominent individuals. He has
responsibility, sovereign immunity, political risk, and the enforcement of       represented energy, telecommunication and industrial companies in
foreign judgments and arbitral awards.                                           government investigations and in civil and criminal litigation. He has
                                                                                 represented prominent business leaders, lawyers, members of Congress
She has represented and counseled clients in disputes involving numerous         as well as cabinet members and senior appointed officials. Mr. Terwilliger
industries, including banking, financial services, oil and gas, mining, power    has conducted and supervised global corporate internal investigations,
generation, real estate development, water supply, retail, pharmaceuticals,      legal compliance reviews, and company-wide legal risk management
construction, tobacco, railroads, telecommunications, and manufacturing.         reviews. This work has involved experience in over 60 countries, often
                                                                                 navigating multinational enforcement actions and parallel civil proceedings.
Ms. Smutny regularly represents clients in arbitrations before ICSID and its     He has also represented prominent academic medical centers and other
Additional Facility, the ICC, the Vienna International Arbitral Centre, the      entities in connection with government healthcare fraud investigations.
LCIA, as well as in ad hoc arbitration, such as under the UNCITRAL Rules.
                                                                                 Mr. Terwilliger served as a presidential appointee in two administrations,
Ms. Smutny has been recognized repeatedly for her leading expertise in           first as a US Attorney appointed by President Ronald Reagan, and was
Benchmark Litigation, Chambers Global Guide to the World's Leading               then appointed by President George HW Bush as Deputy Attorney
Lawyers, Who's Who Legal, The Best Lawyers in America, and other                 General, the number two Department of Justice
guides to the profession. She frequently speaks on international arbitration
and investor-State dispute resolution and has lectured at Cambridge
University's Lauterpacht Research Centre for International Law and at
American University's Washington College of Law on developments in
international investment arbitration.




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      About the Firm:                                                                  Through the combined experience of our seasoned team of lawyers,
                                                                                       Zuckerman Spaeder offers expert counsel in the most complex legal cases
      “A haven for clients in trouble.”                                                and investigations. And when those cases do enter the courtroom, our trial
                                                                                       lawyers guide clients through the course of litigation.
      That is how The American Lawyer described Zuckerman Spaeder LLP
      when it named the law firm a finalist for “Litigation Boutique of the Year” in   Zuckerman Spaeder’s strengths lie not only in our litigation wins, but also in
      2009—one of only two firms to receive this recognition both times the            the quiet victories that take place outside of the public eye, as achieving the
      competition has been held.                                                       best possible results for our clients often means avoiding litigation
                                                                                       altogether. Our attorneys resolve legal problems outside of the courtroom,
      When the stakes are high, clients turn to Zuckerman Spaeder to resolve           sparing our clients the stress and expense of trial, while also protecting the
      their most challenging legal issues. They do so for two very important           core business of their companies.
      reasons—our dedicated people and our deep experience. Zuckerman
      Spaeder counts among its ranks many of the nation’s leading lawyers, who         Founded in Washington, DC in 1975, Zuckerman Spaeder maintains a
      include former federal prosecutors and public defenders, as well as              national practice with attorneys in five offices, including Washington, New
      attorneys who have served in congressional offices and federal agencies.         York, Tampa, Baltimore, and Wilmington, DE. The firm and its attorneys have
      Their substantive knowledge runs from criminal defense to FDA law to             been recognized in many local and national venues, including Benchmark
      complex commercial litigation to issues confronting lawyers and law firms.       Litigation, The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA: America’s
                                                                                       Leading Lawyers for Business, and International Who’s Who of Business
                                                                                       Lawyers, among others.
      Practices:
       •   Appellate                                                                   •   Legal Profession and Ethics
       •   Bankruptcy                                                                  •   Native American
       •   Business Law                                                                •   Plaintiffs’ Litigation
       •   Civil Litigation                                                            •   Pro Bono
       •   Class Action                                                                •   Public Client
       •   Food and Drug                                                               •   Real Estate
       •   Government Ethics and Political Law                                         •   Securities Litigation
       •   Health Care Fraud                                                           •   Tax Litigation
       •   Insurance                                                                   •   White Collar and Government Investigation

      Offices:

      WASHINGTON, DC                                                                   BALTIMORE
      Chairman: Graeme W Bush                                                          Managing Partner: Martin S Himeles, Jr.
      1800 M Street, NW                                                                100 East Pratt Street
      Suite 1000                                                                       Suite 2440
      Washington, DC 20036-5807                                                        Baltimore, MD 21202-1031
      202.778.1800                                                                     410.332.0444
      202.822.8106 fax                                                                 410.659.0436 fax

      NEW YORK                                                                         WILMINGTON, DE
      Managing Partner: C Evan Stewart                                                 Managing Partner: Thomas G Macauley
      1540 Broadway                                                                    919 Market Street
      Suite 1604                                                                       Suite 990
      New York, NY 10036-4039                                                          P.O. Box 1028
      212.704.9600                                                                     Wilmington, DE 19801
      212.704.4256 fax                                                                 302.427.0400
                                                                                       302.427.8242 fax
      TAMPA
      Managing Partner: Morris “Sandy” Weinberg
      101 East Kennedy Blvd.
      Suite 1200
      Tampa, FL 33602-5838
      813.221.1010
      813.223.7961 fax



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GRAEME W BUSH                                                                    ERIC R. DELINSKY
                     ZUCKERMAN SPAEDER LLP                                                             ZUCKERMAN SPAEDER LLP
                     1800 M Street, NW                                                                 1800 M Street, NW
                     Suite 1000                                                                        Suite 1000
                     Washington, DC 20036-5807                                                         Washington, DC 20036-5807
                     Tel: 202.778.1801                                                                 Tel: 202.778.1831
                     Fax: 202.822.8106                                                                 Fax: 202.822.8106
                     Email: gbush@zuckerman.com                                                        Email: edelinsky@zuckerman.com
                     Web: www.zuckerman.com                                                            Web: www.zuckerman.com

Graeme W Bush serves as the chairman of the Zuckerman Spaeder                    Recognized as one of the top 40 lawyers under 40 by The National Law
Executive Committee and Partnership Board, in addition to maintaining an         Journal and Washingtonian magazine, Eric R Delinsky’s experience has
active practice focusing on complex civil litigation and white-collar criminal   ranged from representing some of the nation’s most prominent business
investigations and prosecutions. Mr. Bush brings more than 30 years of           leaders against allegations of fraud to the representation of companies and
experience litigating sophisticated business disputes to bear in counseling      law firms in high-stakes civil litigation, including litigation alleging business
his clients, advocating their interests, and resolving their legal issues. His   and/or professional malpractice. He also has defended government
experience includes class action and derivative cases, private securities        officials, contractors, judges, and lawyers in government investigations and
fraud actions (for plaintiffs and defendants), SEC enforcement actions and       related civil and criminal proceedings and has represented corporate
investigations, attorney malpractice and disciplinary proceedings, pension       officers in executive compensation disputes.
litigation (by and against plans and plan fiduciaries), asbestos
bankruptcies, asset retrieval actions, and criminal investigations of illegal    Mr. Delinsky’s practice focuses on white-collar criminal litigation and
foreign payments, Medicare fraud, and public corruption.                         complex civil litigation. A former assistant federal public defender for the
                                                                                 District of Maryland, he has significant experience in the courtroom and in
Mr. Bush’s clients have included an investment fund and its advisors, a          pre- and post-trial strategy and tactics. He has managed both civil and
highly successful growth fund portfolio manager, the top-producing broker        criminal litigation, and tried several major cases to verdict. While a federal
at a major Wall Street brokerage house, the CEO of a health care services        public defender, he defended many clients, including the former chief
organization, the CFO of a foreign company investigated for illegal foreign      executive of a major aerospace manufacturing company, against white-
payments, a prominent financial markets law firm, a class of pension plans,      collar criminal charges, including allegations of securities and accounting
and the executive director of a prominent charity. He has represented            fraud, money laundering, mail and wire fraud, and tax fraud. Notably, he
clients in connection with the securitization of receivables, as well as         represented an indigent defendant facing a lengthy mandatory minimum
counseled them in connection with the valuation of derivative instruments.       sentence whose conviction was set aside on grounds of government
                                                                                 misconduct. Separately, he led an effort to preserve the ability of federal
Mr. Bush practiced for more than 21 years at Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered.       judges to impose non-prison sentences on individuals convicted of white-
He clerked for Judge Roszel C Thomsen, US District Court for the District        collar offenses.
of Maryland.
                                                                                 Prior to joining Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, Mr. Delinsky spent several years
Bar Admissions: District of Columbia, Maryland, New York                         at Williams & Connolly LLP, where he represented companies and
                                                                                 individuals in both civil and criminal matters. His civil experience includes
Court Admissions: US Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit; US Court of                  products liability, intellectual property, administrative enforcement,
Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit; US District Court, District of            securities and First Amendment litigation. Mr. Delinsky also previously
Columbia; US District Court, District of Maryland; US District Court,            served as a law clerk to the Honorable Joseph L Tauro of the US District
Southern District of New York                                                    Court for the District of Massachusetts.
Education:                                                                       For several years, Mr. Delinsky was an adjunct professor of law at his alma
• University of Maryland Law School, JD, 1976                                    mater, Georgetown University Law Center, where he taught trial practice.
• Wesleyan University, BA, 1971
                                                                                 Education:
Related Professional Activities:                                                 • Georgetown University Law Center, JD, magna cum laude, 1996
• DC Bar Association                                                               o Order of the Coif
• Maryland State Bar Association                                                 • Tufts University, BA, cum laude, 1991
• American Bar Association                                                         o Dean’s List
Recognitions:                                                                    Bar Admissions: District of Columbia, Massachusetts
• The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, 2006-present
• Super Lawyers, Washington, DC, 2007—present                                    Court Admissions: US District Court, District of Columbia; US District
• Benchmark Litigation, 2011                                                     Court, District of Maryland; US Court of Appeals, District of Columbia
• Top Lawyers, Washingtonian, 2004                                               Circuit; US Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
• AV® Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
                                                                                 Recognitions:
                                                                                 • Benchmark Litigation, 2011
                                                                                 • Super Lawyers, 2010
                                                                                 • 40 Under 40: Washington’s Rising Stars, The National Law Journal,
                                                                                   2009
                                                                                 • Young Guns: 40 Lawyers Under 40, Washingtonian, 2006




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      MARK W FOSTER                                                                          AITAN D. GOELMAN
                            ZUCKERMAN SPAEDER LLP                                                                  ZUCKERMAN SPAEDER LLP
                            1800 M Street, NW                                                                      1800 M Street, NW
                            Suite 1000                                                                             Suite 1000
                            Washington, DC 20036-5807                                                              Washington, DC 20036-5807
                            Tel: 202.778.1804                                                                      Tel: 202.778.1996
                            Fax: 202.822.8106                                                                      Fax: 202.822.8106
                            Email: mfoster@zuckerman.com                                                           Email: agoelman@zuckerman.com
                            Web: www.zuckerman.com                                                                 Web: www.zuckerman.com

      Mark W Foster represents and counsels a wide variety of law firms and lawyers          Aitan Goelman is a trial lawyer. He has tried over 50 cases to verdict and is
      on professional ethics and legal malpractice matters, disciplinary cases, bar          regularly called upon to litigate the most complicated, challenging and hard-
      admissions, unauthorized practice problems, partnership questions, real estate         fought cases. Mr. Goelman’s practice focuses on white-collar criminal defense,
      leases, and bank financing. He advises law firm managing partners, general             securities litigation and complex commercial litigation. He also represents
      counsels, and administrators concerning ethics compliance programs, conflicts          hundreds of American citizens who were victims of international terrorist attacks
      of interest, trust accounting, lateral recruiting and hiring, and lawyer departures.   in lawsuits based on the Anti-Terrorism Act.

      Mr. Foster has dealt extensively with ethics problems confronted by lawyers in         Before joining Zuckerman Spaeder, Mr. Goelman spent nine years as a federal
      large practices and small as a litigator, counselor, and expert witness. He is also    prosecutor with the US Department of Justice, including several years as
      experienced in complex issues such as alliances between law firms and non-             Assistant US Attorney for the Southern District of New York. There he
      lawyers, partnerships with non-lawyers, the rights and responsibilities of             prosecuted dozens of complex criminal cases, including RICO; murder;
      partners to each other, and the migration of partners and practices between law        robbery; conspiracy; wire, mail, and bank fraud; and other federal crimes.
      firms. Mr. Foster has served as a mediator and an arbitrator, typically in law firm
      disputes and dissolutions. His practice also includes commercial transactions,         Earlier in his career, Mr. Goelman was selected by former Attorney General
      such as business formation and dissolution, financing, and related issues. He          Janet Reno as the youngest member of the team prosecuting Oklahoma City
      has decades of litigation experience in civil and criminal jury and non-jury trials.   bombing suspects Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols. He also served with the
      He has been a voting delegate to all of the District of Columbia judicial              Justice Department's Terrorism and Violent Crime Section in Washington, DC.
      conferences, as well as to a number of federal judicial conferences.                   Prior to this, he was clerk to the Honorable Aharon Barak, Chief Justice of the
                                                                                             Supreme Court of Israel. While in law school he was a senior editor of the Yale
      Mr. Foster has taught at The George Washington University Law School, the              Law Journal and won the Gallagher Prize for excellent in trial advocacy.
      National Institute of Trial Advocacy, and for the continuing legal education
      program of the District of Columbia Bar. His courses have included trial               He has received numerous awards and commendations for his work, including
      technique, conflicts, trust accounting, ethics, and advocacy.                          the Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award, and a Martindale-Hubbell
                                                                                             AV rating. He was named a “Future Star” by Benchmark Litigation. Mr.
      Before entering private practice, Mr. Foster worked for the Public Defender            Goelman is an adjunct professor of law at The George Washington University
      Service of the District of Columbia as a staff attorney for three years and as the     Law School, and is regularly sought out by major national media outlets,
      chief of its Felony Trial Division for one year. He formed Moore & Foster in 1976      including MSNBC, CNN, CNN International, the New York Times, Wall Street
      and was a partner there until the firm merged with Zuckerman Spaeder in                Journal, and Washington Post.
      1983.
                                                                                             Bar Admissions: District of Columbia
      Education
      • Harvard Law School, JD, 1971                                                         Court Admissions: US District Court, District of Massachusetts; US District
      • Yale University, BA, 1965                                                            Court, Southern District of New York; US District Court, Eastern District of New
                                                                                             York
      Bar Admissions: District of Columbia, Maryland, Connecticut
                                                                                             Education:
      Court Admissions: US Supreme Court; US Claims Court; US Tax Court; US                  • Yale Law School, JD, 1993
      District Court, District of Columbia; US District Court, District of Maryland; US      • Michigan State University, BA, summa cum laude, 1990
      Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit; US Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit         o Phi Beta Kappa

      Related Professional Activities                                                        Recognitions:
      • Former Member and Vice Chair, Legal Ethics Committee, District of                    • Future Star, Benchmark Litigation, 2010
         Columbia Bar                                                                        • AV® Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
      • Former Member, Committee to Study Revisions of the Rules of Professional
         Conduct, District of Columbia Bar
      • Former Member, Disciplinary System Review Committee, District of
         Columbia Bar
      • Former Chair, Board on Professional Responsibility, District of Columbia
         Court of Appeals

      Recognitions
      • The Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, Professional
         Malpractice Law, 2007-present
      • Benchmark Litigation, 2010—present
      • Finalist, Top Washington Lawyer: Corporate Litigation, Washington
         Business Journal, 2009
      • AV® Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell




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PAULA M JUNGHANS                                                                  CARL S KRAVITZ
                      ZUCKERMAN SPAEDER LLP                                                            ZUCKERMAN SPAEDER LLP
                      1800 M Street, NW                                                                1800 M Street, NW
                      Suite 1000                                                                       Suite 1000
                      Washington, DC 20036-5807                                                        Washington, DC 20036-5807
                      Tel: 202.778.1850                                                                Tel: 202.778.1873
                      Fax: 202.822.8106                                                                Fax: 202.822.8106
                      Email: pjunghans @zuckerman.com                                                  Email: ckravitz@zuckerman.com
                      Web: www.zuckerman.com                                                           Web: www.zuckerman.com
Paula M Junghans has more than 30 years of experience in federal tax
                                                                                  Carl S Kravitz litigates complex civil cases for both plaintiffs and
litigation and white-collar criminal matters. She has the unique perspective of
                                                                                  defendants at both the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Kravitz has obtained
having served both as a defense lawyer and a supervising prosecutor, and
                                                                                  many multimillion dollar recoveries for plaintiffs and groups of plaintiffs,
having tried both civil and criminal cases throughout the United States.
                                                                                  including recoveries exceeding $10 million and one of nearly $400 million.
At Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, Ms. Junghans maintains a diverse litigation and         His most recent victories for plaintiffs have been in shareholder litigation
trial practice. In addition to tax controversies, Ms. Junghans has represented    involving national banks and in the representation of individuals wrongly
persons involved in a wide array of federal criminal investigations and           convicted of serious crimes based on evidence fabricated by a state crime
prosecutions involving conspiracy, mail and wire fraud, bank fraud, health care   lab. Mr. Kravitz has also led the defense of several significant matters; he
fraud, currency transactions, environmental crime, and money laundering.          recently obtained a dismissal for his client in the Homestore Securities
As a prosecutor and Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Tax Division of      litigation pending in the Central District of California.
the Department of Justice, she supervised the litigation of tax cases
throughout the United States. In her current practice, she draws on her           Mr. Kravitz is chairman of Zuckerman Spaeder LLP’s litigation department
experience in tax procedure, as well as in the interrelationship between          and has been practicing law in Washington, DC since January 1982. He
criminal and civil tax issues, to counsel individuals and businesses on complex   has concentrated his practice in the areas of bad faith insurance litigation,
investigations and prosecutions.                                                  fraud litigation, civil rights, products liability, securities fraud, corporate
                                                                                  governance, fraudulent conveyances, mass torts, toxic torts, professional
Ms. Junghans co-authored a treatise on federal tax litigation and is a frequent
                                                                                  negligence, wrongful death, partnership disputes, ethical requirements for
speaker and writer on matters involving tax procedure and white collar crime.
                                                                                  lawyers, and general commercial issues. He has tried cases and argued
She is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the American College
                                                                                  appeals in state and federal courts around the country.
of Tax Counsel and is listed in Best Lawyers in America, Who’s Who Legal:
The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, and Washingtonian
                                                                                  He has been a frequent faculty member at the National Institute of Trial
magazine’s “30 Best Lawyers.”
                                                                                  Practice and other trial practice programs. In April of 2007, Legal Times
Bar Admissions: District of Columbia, Maryland                                    named Mr. Kravitz a “Leading Lawyer” in business litigation.
Court Admissions: US Supreme Court; US Tax Court; US Court of Federal
                                                                                  Before beginning the private practice of law, Mr. Kravitz clerked for Judge
Claims; US District Court, Maryland; US Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit; US
                                                                                  Stephen Reinhardt, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit; US Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit; US Court of
Appeals, 10th Circuit                                                             Bar Admissions: District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New York, West
Education:                                                                        Virginia
• Maryland School of Law, JD, 1976
• College of Notre Dame of Maryland, BA, cum laude, 1971                          Education:
                                                                                  • Columbia Law School, JD, 1980
Related Professional Activities:                                                    o Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
• American Bar Association, 1976–present                                          • Harvard University, AB, 1977
   o Member, Tax and Criminal Justice Sections
   o Chair (1995-1997) and Vice Chair (1993-1995), Committee on                   Recognitions:
      Criminal and Civil Tax Penalties of Tax Section                             • Super Lawyers, 2008—present
• Maryland State Bar Association, 1977–present                                    • Benchmark Litigation, 2011
   o Board of Governors, 1984-1986                                                • Leading Lawyers: Top Business Litigation Attorneys, Legal Times, 2007
• American College of Tax Counsel, 1994–present                                   • AV® Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
• ALI-ABA Advisory Panel on Criminal Law, 2006–present
• Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, 1988-1998
   o President, 1997-1998
   o President Elect, 1996-1997
   o Treasurer, 1994-1996
   o Board of Governors, 1994-1998
Recognitions:
• American College of Trial Lawyers
• The Best Lawyers in America, White-Collar Criminal Defense, 2005-
   present
• International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, Business Crime, 2004
   and 2007—present
• Super Lawyers, Washington, DC, 2007—present
• Benchmark Litigation, 2011
• Tax Excellence Award, Taxation Section of the Maryland State Bar
   Association, 2010
• Top Lawyers, Washingtonian, 2009 and 2007 (featured as one of the “30
   Best”)
• AV® Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell


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      AMIT P. MEHTA                                                                     STEVEN SALKY
                           ZUCKERMAN SPAEDER LLP                                                            ZUCKERMAN SPAEDER LLP
                           1800 M Street, NW                                                                1800 M Street, NW
                           Suite 1000                                                                       Suite 1000
                           Washington, DC 20036-5807                                                        Washington, DC 20036-5807
                           Tel: 202.778.1865                                                                Tel: 202.778.1828
                           Fax: 202.822.8106                                                                Fax: 202.822.8106
                           Email: amehta@zuckerman.com                                                      Email: ssalky@zuckerman.com
                           Web: www.zuckerman.com                                                           Web: www.zuckerman.com

      Amit P. Mehta is an experienced advocate who focuses his practice on              Steven Salky represents individuals in white-collar criminal cases,
      white-collar criminal defense, complex civil litigation, and appellate            regulatory agency investigations, and civil litigation. He has extensive
      litigation. He has represented public figures, corporate officials, and           experience representing executives of public companies in securities fraud
      companies charged with or targeted for criminal prosecution in cases              investigations and parallel civil litigations and has spent much of the past
      involving fraud, bribery, public corruption, money laundering, violations of      five years representing the former chief financial officers of Freddie Mac
      sanctions and export control regimes, and environmental crimes. Notably,          and Fannie Mae in proceedings arising from these companies’
      he was part of the defense team that won an acquittal for the former              restatements of earnings. He regularly represents executives in
      president of the Salt Lake City Olympic Bid Committee against federal             environmental, antitrust, and health care fraud investigations, as well as
      charges of racketeering and fraud. A former public defender, Mr. Mehta has        professionals, including lawyers, doctors, and accountants, in litigation
      tried numerous serious felony and misdemeanor cases to verdict before             involving their compliance with professional obligations.
      juries and judges.
                                                                                        While in law school Mr. Salky was awarded the Harlan Fiske Stone prize for
      In addition to his extensive criminal trial experience, Mr. Mehta has an active   the best oralist in Yale Law School’s Moot Court Competition. After
      civil practice, in which he has represented parties in a variety of matters,      graduating from law school, Mr. Salky clerked for then Chief Judge
      including securities fraud actions, antitrust claims, and partnership             Theodore R Newman, Jr. of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals
      disputes.                                                                         before beginning a two-year teaching fellowship at the Georgetown
                                                                                        University Law Center. As the Stuart Stiller Fellow at Georgetown’s
      Prior to joining Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, Mr. Mehta was a staff attorney for        Criminal Justice Clinic, he represented indigent criminal defendants and
      the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. Mr. Mehta               supervised third-year law students in court.
      previously clerked for the Honorable Susan Graber in the Ninth Circuit
      Court of Appeals in Portland, OR.                                                 Mr. Salky has spoken, written, and appeared as a commentator on various
                                                                                        legal subjects. In 2006, he was recognized as “Top Washington Lawyer”
      Mr. Mehta currently serves on the board of directors for the Mid-Atlantic         for corporate litigation by the Washington Business Journal.
      Innocence Project and is the former co-chair of the District of Columbia
      Bar’s Criminal Law and Individual Rights Section Steering Committee.              Education:
                                                                                        • Yale Law School, JD, 1981
      Education:                                                                        • Trinity College, BA, with highest honors, 1976
      • University of Virginia School of Law, JD, 1997                                    o Phi Beta Kappa
        o Order of the Coif
      • Georgetown University, BA, magna cum laude, 1993                                Bar Admissions: District of Columbia
        o Phi Beta Kappa
                                                                                        Court Admissions: US District Court, District of Maryland; US District
      Bar Admissions: District of Columbia, California (inactive)                       Court, District of Columbia; US Court of Appeals, District of Columbia
                                                                                        Circuit; US Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
      Court Admissions: US District Court, District of Columbia; US Court of
      Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit; California Supreme Court (inactive);       Recognitions:
      District of Columbia Court of Appeals                                             • Chambers USA, Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government
                                                                                          Investigations, 2009—present
      Related Professional Activities:                                                  • The Best Lawyers in America, White-Collar Criminal Defense, 2007—
      • Edward Bennett Williams Inn of Court                                              present
      • Former Chair, District of Columbia Bar Criminal and Individual Rights           • Super Lawyers, 2007—present
         Steering Committee                                                             • Benchmark Litigation, 2011
      • Board of Directors, Facilitating Leadership in Youth                            • Top Washington Lawyers: Corporate Litigation, Washington Business
      • Board of Directors, Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project                                Journal, 2006
                                                                                        • AV® Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
      Recognitions:
      Benchmark Litigation, 2011




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WILLIAM W TAYLOR III                                                                   ROGER E. ZUCKERMAN
                      ZUCKERMAN SPAEDER LLP                                                                 ZUCKERMAN SPAEDER LLP
                      1800 M Street, NW, Suite 1000                                                         1800 M Street, NW
                      Washington, DC 20036-5807                                                             Suite 1000
                      Tel: 202.778.1810                                                                     Washington, DC 20036-5807
                      Fax: 202.822.8106                                                                     Tel: 202.778.1802
                      Email: wtaylor@zuckerman.com                                                          Fax: 202.822.8106
                       Web: www.zuckerman.com                                                               Email: rzuckerman@zuckerman.com
                                                                                                            Web: www.zuckerman.com
William Taylor’s practice focuses on complex litigation. It includes civil, criminal
and regulatory matters. He has tried numerous civil and criminal cases in state        Roger Zuckerman’s practice is broad in scope and encompasses a range
and federal courts.                                                                    of litigation, both civil and criminal; major complex fraud and securities
   His clients include current and former public officials, lawyers, and law firms.    matters; international business transactions and customs disputes and
Mr Taylor represented the chief of staff to President Clinton, the finance chair of    investigations; attorney and accounting regulatory matters; health care;
the Democratic National Committee (DNC), and other public officials in the             lender liability claims; defamation; commercial disputes; matters involving
Whitewater and DNC fundraising investigations. He represented Senator Alan             government procurement disputes and investigations; and forfeitures and
Cranston of California in proceedings before the Senate Ethics Committee,              related items. Mr. Zuckerman has served on the board of directors of a
arising from the collapse of the Lincoln Savings & Loan Association. He                large corporation and has represented officers and directors in a variety of
represented the former president of the Salt Lake City Olympic Committee in            major disputes. He has also defended several significant homicide cases.
his successful defense against federal charges arising from the selection of Salt      He has appeared in the courts of the District of Columbia as well as in
Lake City as the site for the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. More recently, he             significant matters in Florida, Texas, California, New York, Illinois,
represented a major national law firm in connection with a long-running                Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and other jurisdictions.
investigation of unlawful payments to plaintiffs which ended in a negotiated non-
prosecution agreement.                                                                 Mr. Zuckerman previously served as an Assistant US Attorney for the
   Before joining Zuckerman Spaeder, Mr Taylor was a staff attorney and                District of Columbia, where he was Deputy and Acting Chief of the
special assistant for training at the Public Defender Service for the District of      Appellate Section as the lead prosecutor in numerous jury trials. He was a
Columbia. He was a law clerk for the Honorable Caleb M Wright, Chief Judge,            principal prosecutor in two of the longest conspiracy prosecutions brought
US District Court for the District of Delaware.                                        in the District of Columbia to that point, winning convictions in both. In
                                                                                       1971, he was one of approximately 10 Assistant US Attorneys throughout
Bar Admissions District of Columbia, North Carolina                                    the country to receive the Assistant US Attorney’s Award for Distinguished
                                                                                       Performance.
Court Admissions
US Supreme Court, US District Court, District of Columbia, US District Court,          A recipient of the District of Columbia Assistant US Attorneys Associate
District of Maryland, US District Court, Northern District of New York, US Court       Outstanding Alumni Award, Mr. Zuckerman has been listed in The Best
of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, US Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit, US         Lawyers in America since its inception. He has spoken at Harvard Law
Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit, US Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit, US Court of           School on the subjects of litigation and white-collar fraud.
Appeals, 11th Circuit
                                                                                       Education:
Education                                                                              • Harvard Law School, JD, 1967
Yale Law School, J.D., 1969, University of North Carolina, B.A., 1966                  • University of Wisconsin, 1964
                                                                                         o Phi Beta Kappa
Related Professional Activities
• Chair, board of directors, Fair Trial Initiative                                     Bar Admissions: District of Columbia
• Board of directors, Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and
   Urban Affairs                                                                       Court Admissions: US Tax Court; US Court of Federal Claims; US Court
• Member, advisory committee on the Rules of Evidence of the US Judicial               of Appeals, DC Circuit; US Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit; US Court of
   Conference                                                                          Appeals, 4th Circuit; US Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit; US Court of
• Former chair, District of Columbia Commission on Judicial Disabilities and           Appeals, 9th Circuit; US Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit; District of
   Tenure                                                                              Columbia Court of Appeals
• Former visiting professor, University of North Carolina Law School
• Former adjunct faculty member, Catholic University Law School                        Recognitions:
• Former member, board of directors, Center for Death Penalty Litigation               • American College of Trial Lawyers
• Former chair, board of trustees, Public Defender Service for the District of         • The Best Lawyers in America, White-Collar Criminal Defense, 1983-
   Columbia                                                                              present
• Former chair, Criminal Justice Section, American Bar Association                     • Chambers USA, Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government
                                                                                         Investigations, 2006—present
Recognitions                                                                           • International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, Business Crime,
• Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers                                              2004—present
• Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Litigation:                    • Super Lawyers, 2007—present
   White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations, 2006—present                      • Benchmark Litigation, 2011
• The Best Lawyers in America: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial                  • Top Lawyers, Washingtonian, 2004, 2007, and 2009
   Litigation, and White-Collar Criminal Defense, 1983—present                         • AV® Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
• International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, Business Crime, 2004—
   present
• Local Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation, 2010
• Big Guns: Top Washington Lawyers, Washingtonian, 2004 and 2007
• Leading Lawyers: Top Criminal Defense Attorneys, Legal Times, 2006
• AV® Rated, Martindale-Hubbell




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