Constantine Cannon LLP announced that it has been named by U.S. News – Best Lawyers to the national "Best Law Firms." The firm is nationally ranked in two practice areas, including Tier-1 for both Antitrust Law and Litigation-Antitrust. The New York City office was named to two "Best" practice categories for the metropolitan area in Antitrust Law and Litigation-Antitrust. The Washington D.C. office was named to the "Best" practice categories for Antitrust Law, Litigation-Antitrust, and International Trade and Finance Law for the metropolitan area.
"We are pleased to see our firm recognized by U.S. News – Best Law Firms for our performance across practice areas," said Constantine Cannon Managing Partner Richard Aborn. "Advancing to the top-tier is a testament to the standard of excellence that we are certainly proud of."
Earlier in the year, four Constantine Cannon partners were named to the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. These partners were nominated and selected by their peers within their practice areas.
Robert L. Begleiter, Antitrust Law (New York, NY)
A founding partner of the firm and former Chief of the Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York, Begleiter focuses his practice on business litigation and arbitration, in addition to whistleblower suits and fraud actions.
W. Stephen Cannon, Antitrust Law, Litigation-Antitrust (Washington, D.C.)
The Chairman of Constantine Cannon and the Managing Partner of its Washington, D.C., office, Cannon focuses his antitrust practice in litigation and agency-related representation, government relations, data security, electronic payments, merchant representation, mergers & acquisitions, and telecommunications.
Douglas E. Rosenthal, Antitrust Law, International Trade and Finance Law (Washington, D.C.)
Rosenthal is a partner with more than 40 years of antitrust practice; counseling experience across multiple industries, including to foreign governments; and other international litigation practice.
Jeffrey I. Shinder, Litigation-Antitrust (New York, NY)
The Managing Partner of the firm's New York office, Shinder focuses his practice on electronic payments — where he is lead counsel in one of the largest pending antitrust cases in the country — financial services, and energy, among other industries.
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers' lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. For the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.4 million votes were analyzed, resulting in almost 58,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition.
The "Best Law Firms" list is comprised of more than 13,000 firms in 122 practice areas. The rankings are based on a rigorous process reflecting the evaluations of clients and peers addressing expertise, integrity, cost-effectiveness, and other factors. This data was then compared to other firms within the same metropolitan area and at the national level. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.
ABOUT CONSTANTINE CANNON LLP
Constantine Cannon, with offices in New York, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, and London, has deep expertise in antitrust and complex commercial litigation, whistleblower representation, government relations, securities, e-discovery, and other practice areas. Constantine Cannon's whistleblower practice represents whistleblowers under the False Claims Act; the whistleblower programs of the IRS, SEC (Dodd-Frank Act), CFTC, and DOT; and the various federal and state laws that encourage industry insiders to report evidence of fraud or misconduct. To learn more about Constantine Cannon's whistleblower practice, click here.
The firm's antitrust practice is among the largest and most well recognized in the nation. Constantine Cannon's experience spans multiple industries, including healthcare, banking, electronic payments, insurance, high tech, telecommunications, the Internet, and government contracting. To learn more about the firm generally, click here.