October 7, 2010

Martin Weinstein recognized for excellence in FCPA matters, Michael Schachter for Securities matters and Ms. Kwan-Gett named as a "Rising Star."

Ethisphere Magazine recently published its listing of "2010 Attorneys that Matter," which includes three Willkie litigation partners: Martin Weinstein, Michael Schachter and Mei Lin Kwan-Gett. The annual listing recognizes "the best and brightest in the legal field," consisting of attorneys in all areas of practice, from law firms, federal agencies, and major companies. Mr. Weinstein is named among three attorneys for excellence in the area of FCPA matters, Mr. Schachter is included among a list of four attorneys for Securities matters and Ms. Kwan-Gett is included on the short list of Up and Comers/Rising Stars.

The following criteria were used in determining the list of winning attorneys: 1) recognized expertise, 2) peer/client endorsements, 3) high-profile litigation, 4) number of cases won, 5) high-profile clients, 6) public service, 7) legal community engagement, 8) academic involvement, and 9) other awards and recognitions.

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