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Benchmark Litigation US Recognizes 23 Lawyers and Ranks Five Practices

October 20, 2023

The 2024 edition of Benchmark Litigation recognized five Arnold & Porter practices and 23 lawyers in its annual guide of America’s distinguished litigators and firms.

Intellectual Property partner Matthew Wolf was recognized in the guide’s “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” list, which highlights lawyers who have been “venerated by peers and clients as being the best in breed at the nuanced practice of trial law.” Julie du Pont, Laura Shores, and Pamela Yates were also recognized in the guide’s “Top 250 Women in Litigation” list earlier in the year, which highlights lawyers who are “the most distinguished women in the world of litigation.”

The firm was ranked in the following practice areas:

  • Competition/Antitrust
  • Intellectual Property
  • Product Liability and Recall
  • White-Collar Crime

The following practice area was recognized as “Recommended”:

  • Dispute Resolution—California; New York

The following practice area was recognized as “Highly Recommended”:

  • Dispute Resolution—District of Columbia

The following lawyers were recognized as a “Litigation Star”:

  • Anand Agneshwar—Product Liability and Recall
  • Arthur Brown—Product Liability and Recall
  • James W. Cooper—Commercial; Competition/Antitrust; Energy; Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA); Insurance; International Arbitration; Professional Liability; Securities
  • Anne Davis—Commercial; Competition/Antitrust; Insurance; Professional Liability; Securities
  • Julie du Pont—Product Liability and Recall
  • John Elwood—Appellate
  • Deborah Feinstein—Competition/Antitrust
  • Daniel Hawke—Securities; White-Collar Crime
  • James Herschlein— Commercial; Product Liability and Recall; Securities
  • William Hoffman—Product Liability and Recall
  • Michael Johnson—Commercial
  • Craig Margolis—White-Collar Crime
  • John Nassikas—White-Collar Crime
  • Scott Schreiber—Commercial; Professional Liability; Securities; White-Collar Crime
  • Laura Shores—Competition/Antitrust
  • Jonathan Stern—Commercial; Competition/Antitrust; Product Liability and Recall
  • Craig Stewart—White-Collar Crime
  • David Weiner—Commercial; Product Liability
  • Baruch Weiss—Competition/Antitrust
  • Matthew Wolf—Intellectual Property
  • Pamela Yates—Product Liability and Recall

The following lawyers were recognized as a “National Practice Area Star”:

  • Anand Agneshwar—Product Liability and Recall
  • Arthur Brown—Product Liability and Recall
  • James W. Cooper—Commercial; Competition/Antitrust; Energy; Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA); Insurance; International Arbitration; Professional Liability; Securities
  • Daniel P. DiNapoli—Intellectual Property
  • John Elwood—Appellate
  • Daniel Hawke—Securities; White-Collar Crime
  • William Hoffman—Product Liability and Recall
  • John Nassikas—White-Collar Crime
  • Scott Schreiber—Commercial; Professional Liability; Securities; White-Collar Crime
  • Laura Shores—Competition/Antitrust
  • Baruch Weiss—Competition/Antitrust
  • Pamela Yates—Product Liability and Recall

The following lawyer was recognized as a “Future Star”:

  • Jonathan Green—White-Collar Crime

The following lawyer was recognized as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers”:

  • Matthew Wolf—Intellectual Property

Earlier in the year, Benchmark Litigation recognized three Arnold & Porter lawyers in their “Top 250 Women in Litigation” list:

  • Julie du Pont—Product Liability and Recall 
  • Laura Shores—Competition/Antitrust
  • Pamela Yates—Product Liability and Recall