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Legal Times Honors Top Law Firm Litigation Departments in Washington, D.C.

Legal Times Honors Top Law Firm Litigation Departments in Washington, D.C.

NEW YORK – August 15, 2013 – ALM’s Legal Times, the definitive source for news about the law and lobbying in the nation’s capital, will pay tribute to some of the most influential and admired law firms in the region at its inaugural “Litigation Department of the Year” awards dinner on September 12th.

The awards program features two distinct categories: an award for the top law firm litigation department in general litigation; and an award to the top specialty litigation practice groups in each of six areas of practice.

The winners of the first-ever Litigation Department of the Year awards in Washington, D.C. are:

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
(finalists: Latham & Watkins and Hogan Lovells)

Crowell & Moring
Williams & Connolly
Covington & Burling
Finnegan Henderson
Sanford Heisler
Sidley Austin

ALM will also honor several “Deal Makers of the Year” from the Washington, D.C. marketplace at the event:

Kenneth Jacob, Arent Fox
Andrew Sandler, BuckleySandler
Catherine Dargan, Covington & Burling
Eric Geppert, DLA Piper
Robert Kapla, Patton Boggs
Douglas Boggs, Patton Boggs
Jeremy London, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Pankaj Sinha, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

The event will take place on September 12, 2013, from 6 to 10 p.m., at The Ritz Carlton (1150 22nd Street NW) in Washington, D.C. For more information, please go to

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