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Paul Hastings Excels in Chambers USA 2011 Guide

New York, NY (June 10, 2011) - Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that Chambers USA has named 102 lawyers and 41 practice areas to its 2011 list of leading lawyers and law firms in the United States.

Paul Hastings practice areas and individual lawyers were ranked in the following categories and locations:

Nationwide

Capital Markets: REITs
Lawyer recognized: Michael Zuppone

Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded

ERISA Litigation

Financial Services Regulation: Banking (Compliance)

Franchising
Lawyer recognized: Michael Lindsey

International Arbitration
Lawyers recognized: Christopher Dugan, Joseph Profaizer

Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation
Lawyer recognized: Joshua Sternoff

Investment Funds: Registered Funds
Lawyers recognized: David Hearth, Domenick Pugliese, Michael Rosella

Labor & Employment

Leisure & Hospitality
Lawyers recognized: Lauren Giovannone, Rick Kirkbride

California

Banking & Finance
Lawyers recognized: Katherine Bell, Peter Burke, John Hilson, Jennifer Yount

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity
Lawyer recognized: Jeffrey Hartlin

Corporate/M&A: Southern California
Lawyers recognized: Robert Miller, Carl Sanchez

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Lawyer recognized: Ethan Lipsig

Environment
Lawyers recognized: Gordon Hart, Deborah Schmall, Peter Weiner

Healthcare
Lawyers recognized: Paul Gomez, James Owens, Gayl Westendorf

Intellectual Property

Labor & Employment
Lawyers recognized: Nancy Abell, Elena Baca, Paul Cane, Paul Grossman, Bradford Newman, Kirby Wilcox, Jeffrey Wohl

Litigation: General Commercial
Lawyer recognized: John Reding

Real Estate
Lawyers recognized: Charles Thornton, Alan Weakland

Tax
Lawyers recognized: Nancy Iredale, Alexander Lee, Douglas Schaaf, Thomas Wisialowski

District of Columbia

Intellectual Property
Lawyer recognized: Allan Soobert

Labor & Employment
Lawyer recognized: Barbara Brown, Neal Mollen, Ken Willner

Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite: Regulatory
Lawyers recognized: Tara Giunta, Eric Greenberg

Georgia

Banking & Finance
Lawyer recognized: Chris Molen

Banking & Finance: Mainly Regulatory
Lawyer recognized: Chris Daniel

Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Lawyer recognized: Jesse Austin

Corporate/M&A
Lawyers recognized: Tinley Anderson III, Erik Belenky, Walter Jospin, Frank Layson, Elizabeth Noe, Rey Pascual

Labor & Employment
Lawyers recognized: Leslie Dent, Geoff Weirich, Weyman Johnson, John Wymer

Litigation: General Commercial
Lawyers recognized: Allen Maines, John Parker

Tax
Lawyer recognized: Phil Marzetti

Illinois

Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Lawyers recognized: Amit Mehta, Paul Quinn, Brian Richards

Labor & Employment

Real Estate
Lawyers recognized: Daniel Perlman, Gregory Spitzer

New York

Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded

Intellectual Property: Patent
Lawyers recognized: Gerald Flattmann, Joseph OMalley, Bruce Wexler

Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright
Lawyers recognized: Victoria Cundiff, Robert Sherman

Labor & Employment
Lawyers recognized: Allan Bloom, Erika Collins, Zachary Fasman, Patrick Shea

Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded

Real Estate: Mainly Dirt

Technology & Outsourcing
Lawyer recognized: David Klein

In addition to the above, the following lawyers were individually ranked:

Nationwide

Timothy Callahan, Projects

William DeGrandis, Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)

Timothy Dickinson, International Trade: FCPA Experts

Gerald Flattmann, Life Sciences: IP/Patent Litigation

John Hilson, Banking & Finance

Stephen Kinnaird, Appellate Law

Ethan Lipsig, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

California

Jeff Randall, Intellectual Property: Patent

William Simpson, Corporate/M&A: Private Equity

William Sullivan, Litigation: Securities

Peter Weiner, Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation

District of Columbia

Kirby Behre, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Michael Cohen, Antitrust

Thomas Mounteer, Environment

Georgia

Charles Sharbaugh, Real Estate

Illinois

Louis Hernandez, Banking & Finance

Thaddeus Malik, Corporate/M&A

New York

Kenneth Breen, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Luc Despins, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Martin Edelman, Real Estate

David Freeman, Environment

Jesse Hiney, Environment

Douglas Koff, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Eric Landau, Real Estate

Barry Sher, Litigation: General Commercial

Robert Wertheimer, Real Estate

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