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2020

  • National Tier 2
    • Litigation - Construction
    • Mergers & Acquisitions Law

 

  • Metropolitan Tier 1
    • Washington, D.C.
      • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

 

  • Metropolitan Tier 2
    • Washington, D.C.
      • Administrative / Regulatory Law
      • Litigation - Construction
      • Mergers & Acquisitions Law

 

  • Metropolitan Tier 3
    • Washington, D.C.
      • Corporate Law
      • Trusts & Estates Law

 

2019

  • National Tier 2
    • Mergers & Acquisitions Law

 

  • Metropolitan Tier 1
    • Washington, D.C.
      • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

 

  • Metropolitan Tier 2
    • Washington, D.C.
      • Administrative / Regulatory Law
      • Corporate Law
      • Litigation - Construction

 

2018

  • National Tier 3
    • Mergers & Acquisitions Law

 

  • Metropolitan Tier 1
    • Washington, D.C.
      • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  •  
  • Metropolitan Tier 2
    • Washington, D.C.
      • Administrative / Regulatory Law
      • Corporate Law
      • Mergers & Acquisitions Law

 

2017

  • National Tier 3
    • Mergers & Acquisitions Law

 

  • Metropolitan Tier 1
    • Washington, D.C.
      • Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants

 

  • Metropolitan Tier 2
    • Washington, D.C.
      • Administrative / Regulatory Law
      • Corporate Law
      • Mergers & Acquisitions Law

 

 

Best Lawyers in America 2020 Edition

Joel M. Birken – selected for his work in Administrative/Regulatory Law

David J. Charles – selected for his work in Mergers and Acquisitions

Joseph H. Kasimer –  selected in Litigation – Construction practice area

John E. Ritzert, Jr. – selected in Trusts and Estates

 

Ursula Burgess wins membership in The College of Community Association Attorneys (2019)

 

Arlington Magazine's 2019 "Top Attorneys"

Tiffany Burton - Business/Corporate Law and Tax Law

 

2019 Best Lawyers

Joe Kasimer - Construction Law

 

Washington DC 2018 Best Lawyers

Joel M. Birken

David J. Charles

Joseph H. Kasimer

SUPER LAWYERS

Joe Kasimer - Construction Litigation: 2018, 2019

Molly Peacock -  Real Estate: 2018, 2019
 

Super Lawyer “Virginia Rising Star”

Tiffany L. Burton – Taxation: 2017, 2018

Mariam Tadros----Civil Litigation: 2017

Roya Vasseghi - Employment Litigation: 2017

 

Northern Virginia Magazine’s “Top Lawyers” list

Susan Salen (2019)
Juan Cardenas (2017, 2019)
John F. Boland (Estate Planning - 2012)
Tiffany L. Burton (Estate and Gift Taxation - 2012, 2019)
Juan R. Cardenas (Homeowners' Association Law - 2012)
Susan R. Salen ( Landlord/Tenant Law - 2012)

National Law Journal

2017 Top Rated Lawyers, DC Metro Area

2016 Top-Rated Lawyers in Construction Law

National Law Journal's 2016 Top Rated Lawyers in Construction Law: 
Andrew Felice

TOP LAW FIRM

Washington Business Journal's Top Law Firms List - 2016

 

preeminent
Martindale Hubbell “Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers”

Preeminent (2018):

Joseph H. Kasimer

Preeminent (2017):

Erik Fox

Preeminent (2016):
John Boland

Juan R. Cardenas

Stephen D. Charnoff - Litigation

Robert Cunningham

John McCabe

Mariam Tadros: Litigation and Commercial Law

Distinguished (2016):
Ursula Koenig Burgess: Legal Ability / Ethical Standards

Distinguished (2015):
Robert Cunningham: Litigation, Construction Law, Legal Ability / Ethical Standards

Preeminent (2014):
Joel M. Birken: Corporate Law
Jonathan J. Broome: Tax
John F. Boland: Estates and Trusts
Juan R. Cardenas: Community Association Law
Andrew N. Felice: Construction Law

Distinguished (2014):

Ursula Koenig Burgess

Preeminent (2013):
Joel M. Birken 
John Boland
Jon Broome
Juan Cardenas
Andy Felice
Patrick Via

Peer-rated ‘preeminent’:

Joel Birken

Jonathan J. Broome

Andy Felice

American Lawyer's national "Top Rated" (2014)


Andrew N. Felice
Construction Law

American Lawyer "Legal Leaders" (2013 - 2014)


Joel M. Birken
Corporate Law


John F. Boland
Estates and Trusts


Jonathan J. Broome
Tax


Juan R. Cardenas
Community Association Law


Andrew N. Felice
Construction Law

 

The Best Lawyers in America®

The Best Lawyers in America 2018:

Joel Birken (Administrative/Regulatory law and Corporate Law)

David Charles (Mergers & Acquisitions)

Joseph Kasimer (Litigation – Construction)

 

The Best Lawyers in America 2016:

Joel Birken (Administrative/Regulatory Law)

David Charles (Mergers and Acquisitions)


Corporate Counsel Magazine

Top-Rated Tax Lawyers
Jon Broome (2014)
John Boland (2014)


“Virginia’s Best Lawyers”®

Area: Corporate Law (2013)      

Joel M. Birken

Recognized in 2012 for 25 consecutive years on the “Virginia’s Best Lawyers” list


Community Associations Institute

Chapter Appreciation Award 

Leslie Brown (2018)

Todd Sinkins (2018)

Nicole Williams (2015)

National Chair-Elect
2015 Business Partners Council
Ursula Koenig Burgess

National Board of Trustees
Ursula Koenig Burgess (2015, 2016)

President (Washington Metropolitan Chapter)
Kimberly M. O’Halloran-Perez (2012 - 2013 Term)

Outgoing President / Outgoing Board Member Award
Kimberly M. O’Halloran-Perez (2013)

DC Public Advocate of the Year
Todd A. Sinkins (2007, 2012, 2013) 

Rising Star    

Leslie Brown (2017)                                 

Nicole Williams (2013)

Erik Fox (2013)

Volunteer of the Year                    

Ursula Koenig Burgess (2013) 
Todd A. Sinkins (2012)

President's Award
Ursula Koenig Burgess (2013)


Virginia Business Magazine’s “Virginia Legal Elite” 

Business Law
Joel M. Birken (2014)

 

"Women Leaders in the Law" Washington POST Sunday Magazine

Susan Salen (2012)

Lawyers of Color “Outstanding Young Attorney”

Winta Mengisteab (2014)

 

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