Chambers USA Ranks Half of Zuckerman Spaeder Partners in 2024 Edition

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Zuckerman Spaeder LLP is pleased to announce that Chambers and Partners has recognized 20 firm attorneys and each of its offices in the 2024 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. In several categories, the firm’s attorneys and practices are ranked in Band 1, the highest ranking in the Chambers guide.

Zuckerman Spaeder is recognized in Litigation: General Commercial - The Elite, Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations, and Healthcare: Pharmaceutical/Medical Products Regulatory for Washington, DC; General Commercial Litigation and Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations for Maryland; and Healthcare and Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations for Florida. Additionally, the Commercial Health Insurance Disputes team is recognized again Nationwide in the ERISA Litigation: Mainly Plaintiffs category, one of only seven firms ranked across the country.  

Chambers describes Zuckerman Spaeder as a “firm you can count on for top quality work” and “excellent at delving into complicated and sophisticated matters” with a “strategic and forward-thinking approach.” The firm’s attorneys are described as having the “depth and breadth to expertly handle complex and sophisticated matters.” Noting some of Zuckerman Spaeder’s strengths, one source tells Chambers that the firm’s White-Collar Crime and Investigations team “efficiently and effectively handle[s] the day-to-day complexity with an eye toward simplifying the narrative and creating a compelling trial story.” Another source describes the firm’s Commercial Health Insurance Disputes practice as one that has “a rich history of litigation that gives them an outstanding perspective not just on ERISA laws but on trends.”

The firm attorneys ranked in the 2024 edition of Chambers USA includes those practicing across all the firm’s practice areas for which there is a comparable ranking, including Business Litigation, Commercial Health Insurance Disputes, Cultural Assessments and Internal Investigations, Food and Drug, Health Care, Investigations, Legal Profession and Ethics, Plaintiffs and Class Actions, Securities and Commodities Litigation, and White Collar Defense.

The following firm attorneys are individually ranked:

Nationwide

  • Jason S. Cowart—ERISA Litigation: Mainly Plaintiffs
  • Catherine S. Duval—Law Firm Defense
  • D. Brian Hufford—ERISA Litigation: Mainly Plaintiffs
  • Caroline E. Reynolds—ERISA Litigation: Mainly Plaintiffs

District of Columbia 

  • Daniel A. Braun—Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations
  • Blair G. Brown—Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations
  • Graeme W. Bush—Litigation: General Commercial 
  • Eric R. Delinsky— Litigation: General Commercial and Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations 
  • Margaret "Peggy" Dotzel—Healthcare: Pharmaceutical/Medical Products Regulator
  • Catherine S. Duval—Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations
  • Aitan D. Goelman—Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations
  • Carl S. Kravitz—Litigation: General Commercial 
  • William B. Schultz—Healthcare: Pharmaceutical/Medical Products Regulatory
  • William W. Taylor, III—Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations

Florida 

  • Jack E. Fernandez—Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations and Healthcare 
  • Morris “Sandy” Weinberg, Jr.—Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations

Maryland 

  • Gregg L. Bernstein—Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Investigations 
  • Martin S. Himeles, Jr.—Litigation: General Commercial and Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Investigations 
  • William J. Murphy—Litigation: General Commercial and Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations
  • Conor B. O’Croinin—Litigation: General Commercial
  • Cyril V. Smith—Litigation: General Commercial
     
    Zuckerman Spaeder and its attorneys have consistently been featured in Chambers USA for nearly two decades. Chambers USA conducts interviews and independent research to develop its lists of lawyers and law firms. For more information about Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, please visit www.chambers.com.