Awards & Recognition

Twenty-Seven Sheppard Mullin Attorneys Ranked as Chambers' Leading Lawyers, 2009

Chambers USA
June 12, 2009

In 2009, Sheppard Mullin received top rankings from Chambers USA, including a national ranking for the firm's Government Contracts practice and a number one ranking for the firm's Media and Entertainment practice. Other practice areas ranked were Corporate/M&A, Real Estate, Antitrust, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Banking and Finance, White Collar Litigation and Labor and Employment. In addition, twenty-seven partners were ranked, including John Chierichella at the national level for Government Contracts; partners Robert Thompson and Bryan Daly received the number one ranking in California for real estate and White Collar Litigation, respectively. The complete list of attorneys recognized by Chambers is as follows:

Bryan Daly in White Collar Litigation - California
Bob Thompson in Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use - California
Bill Scott in Banking & Finance - California
Mike Ahrens in Bankruptcy/Restructuring - California
Larry Braun in Corporate/M&A: Southern California - California
David Sands in Corporate/M&A: Venture Capital - California
John Chierichella in Government: Government Contracts - National
Neil Smith in Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets - California
Brian Pass in IT & IT Outsourcing - California
Richard Simmons in Labor & Employment - California
Kevin Goering in Media & Entertainment: First Amendment Litigation - New York
Guylyn Cummins in Media & Entertainment: Litigation - California
Bob Darwell in Media & Entertainment: Transactional - California
Gary Halling in Antitrust - California
Margaret Mann in Bankruptcy/Restructuring - California
Randy Visser in Environment - California
Ben Mulcahy in Media & Entertainment: Advertising (Transactional) -New York
James Chadwick in Media & Entertainment: Litigation - California
Tom Leo in Media & Entertainment: Transactional - California
David Madway in Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use - California
Jack Rubens in Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use - California
James McGinnis in Antitrust - California
Charles Barker in Labor & Employment - California
Douglas Hart in Labor & Employment - California
Tracey Kennedy in Labor & Employment - California
Marty Katz in Media & Entertainment: Litigation - California
Peter Morris in Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations - California