Nine Whiteford, Taylor & Preston Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA - America's Leading Business Lawyers 2005-2006

Date: May 31, 2005

Baltimore, Md. - Whiteford, Taylor & Preston L.L.P., is pleased to announce that Thomas C. Barbuti (Real Estate), Priscilla K. Carroll (Real Estate), James R. Chason (Litigation), Robert B. Curran (Corporate), Peter D. Guattery (Labor and Employment), Jeanne M. Phelan (Labor and Employment ), Joseph K. Pokempner (Labor and Employment), William F. Ryan, Jr. (Litigation), and Larry M. Wolf (Labor and Employment), have been recognized in 2005/2006 edition of America's Leading Business Lawyers, published by Chambers and Partners.

The 2005-2006 edition of Chambers USA is the third publication of the book focused on the United States. Chamber & Partners also publishes Chambers UK and Chambers Global and is designed to reflect market opinion. Entry in the guide is based solely on market recommendation. Researchers spent a year canvassing clients and lawyers across the U.S. to obtain a consistent market view of which firms and attorneys are considered leaders in their field. Over 4500 telephone interviews and tens of thousands of comments were collected.