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America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2007: Environment

Chambers & Partners has compiled their independent and objective list of America's Leading Lawyers for Business based on comments gathered from thousands of interviews with clients and lawyers from Maine to Hawaii. This guide -- which is designed to reflect market opinion -- contains a view of the firms and attorneys who are considered leaders in their field.

In Chambers' 2007 review of national legal talent in the area of "Environment," our Firm and our lawyers are listed among the best in the country.

Chambers' comments:

District of Columbia Ranking: 3

The Firm: This firm offers clients a broad range of environmental services from its various offices in Chicago, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, San Francisco and Washington, DC. The DC office is distinguishable by its strength in air matters and toxic tort cases, and it also has an “impressive transactional practice.” The firm has attracted a range of top-draw automobile industry clients as well as several other notable organizations.

The Lawyers: Considered by peers to be an “extremely bright guy and an able lawyer,” Stuart Drake moves up the rankings for his brilliant work for the auto industry and expertise in mobile source air issues. His clients include GM, Toyota and various trade associations. Walter Lohmann leads the firm’s environmental transactional practice. In addition to managing compliance and liability issues as they arise in corporate and real estate transactions, he provides general environmental counseling in areas such as compliance auditing, air quality and wetlands protection.

Clients/Work Highlights: The firm has represented financial institutions and industry clients.

Reprinted with permission from Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2007 -