Whiteford, Taylor & Preston and 10 Partners Named As Leaders in the Legal Profession by Chambers and Partners

Date: June 13, 2008

Baltimore - Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP (WTP) is delighted to announce that Chambers and Partners (Chambers) has highly ranked the firm and 10 of its attorneys in its list of America's leading firms and business lawyers.

The firm as a whole was highly ranked in Maryland for its Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Healthcare: Medical Malpractice, Labor & Employment, and Litigation: Bankruptcy practices. The WTP attorneys recognized as leaders in Maryland include: Thomas C. Barbuti, Mary Claire Chesshire, Robert B. Curran, James P. Gillece, Jr., Peter D. Guattery, Eva H. Hill, Paul W. Madden, Rose M. Matricciani, Jeanne M. Phelan, and William F. Ryan, Jr. They practice in a variety of areas of law, including Corporate/M&A, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Labor & Employment (Mainly Defendant), Healthcare: Medical Malpractice, Litigation: Bankruptcy, and Real Estate.

The publishers of the world-famous guides to law firms and lawyers, Chambers conducts thousands of in-depth interviews with clients to assess the expertise and reputations of business lawyers in 175 countries across the world for their publications including Chambers UK, Chambers USA, Chambers Global, and Chambers Student.

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