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WASHINGTON, D.C., SAN DIEGO, Calif., and BOISE, Idaho (April 6, 2017) - Perkins Coie is proud to announce that Washington, D.C. partner William G. Malley, San Diego partner Laura Godfrey Zagar and Boise associate Stephanie M. Regenold have been selected by the Burton Awards as recipients of the 2017 Law360 Distinguished Writing Award for their article "Environmental Streamlining Measures in Title 41 of the FAST Act: What Will They Mean for Infrastructure Project Developers?" The winning article appeared in Environmental Law News, Volume 25, Number 1, Spring 2016.

The longstanding, nonprofit Burton Awards program, which is run in association with the Library of Congress, presented by lead sponsor Law360, and co-sponsored by the American Bar Association, recognizes the finest law firm writers. Winners are chosen from articles submitted by the managing partners of the nation's 1,000 largest law firms. The Perkins Coie attorneys are among 25 winners of this year's prestigious award. Laura, Bill and Stephanie will be honored at an award ceremony celebrating the eighteenth anniversary of the Burton Awards at the Library of Congress on May 22, 2017.

This is the seventh time that Perkins Coie attorneys have been honored by the Burton Awards. Past award recipients include: Robert Bauer, Paul F. Eckstein, Stewart M. Landefeld, Jerry A. Riedinger, Andrew E. Shipley, David F. Taylor, Rebecca H. Hoskins and James F. Williams.

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