Perkins Coie’s California Offices Recognized in Chambers USA Rankings
LOS ANGELES & SAN FRANCISCO (June 10, 2011) – Perkins Coie proudly announces that four attorneys in its California offices were ranked as top lawyers in their fields in the 2011 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. The firm was recognized in the annual directory as a leader in its Life Sciences practice area in California.
Nationwide, Chambers once again ranked Perkins Coie as a top law firm in the United States with 100 attorneys individually recognized as top lawyers and the firm ranked in 34 practice areas. The rankings are the result of extensive surveys of in-house counsel and leading law firm partners.
In San Francisco, Geraldine Alexis was ranked for her Antitrust practice and Cecily Talbert Barclay was ranked for her Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use practice. In Los Angeles, David Katz was ranked for his Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions practice and Michael Wise for his Life Sciences: IP/Patent Litigation practice.
"It is gratifying to see our colleagues recognized for their outstanding work," said Ed Wes, San Francisco managing partner. “We all owe our success to our great clients and appreciate the opportunities they have provided us to do our best work."
The firm was also recognized with top practice area rankings in other key markets across the country, including: Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, District of Columbia, Idaho, Illinois, Oregon, Washington and Wisconsin. In addition to its regional rankings, Perkins Coie ranked #1 nationally for its Political Law, Retail and Transportation: Aviation Litigation practices. The firm was also ranked nationally in the areas of Environment, Investment Funds: Venture Capital, Leisure & Hospitality, Privacy & Data Security and Products Liability & Mass Torts. Chambers & Partners, based in London, publishes directories that assess and rank the world’s leading lawyers. Chambers USA was first introduced in 2003.
About Perkins Coie: Founded in 1912, Perkins Coie has more than 900 lawyers in 19 offices across the United States and Asia. We provide a full array of corporate, commercial litigation and intellectual property legal services to a broad range of clients, from FORTUNE 50 corporations to small, independent start-ups, as well as public and not-for-profit organizations.