We are pleased to announce the election of new partners—John E. Howell and Parker J. Lavin—effective January 1, 2016. We congratulate them for these well-deserved accomplishments and applaud the dedication they have shown to their clients and the firm.

“It is my pleasure to congratulate the recently named partners at Wiley Rein on their new roles,” said Managing Partner Peter D. Shields. “These promotions reflect our deep appreciation for the hard work, commitment, and outstanding accomplishments that have made each of these individuals a unique and truly indispensable asset to their clients, colleagues, and the firm.” 
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The National Law Journal (NLJ) has selected Wiley Rein’s Insurance Practice as Washington, DC Litigation Department of the Year for insurance.

Wiley Rein’s litigators represented insurers in connection with the bankruptcies of Dewey & LeBoeuf and Washington Mutual, the largest law firm failure and bank collapse, respectively, in U.S. history.  Those cases, among others, have “bolstered the Washington firm’s presence as a national player in complex insurance cases, especially involving professional liability,” NLJ said in a profile published today.
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