August 2022 –The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has recognized law firms and lawyers across the world for over four decades, honored eight KBK attorneys for their respective contributions in its 2023 edition: Laura W. BrillRobert L. CorbinBert H. DeixlerRobert Edward DugdaleRichard B. KendallJanet I. Levine, Patrick J. Somers, and Jeffrey H. Rutherford.

Ms. Brill was recognized for her contributions in Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures and Television, Litigation – First Amendment, and Media Law. The publication honored Mr. Corbin for his work in the categories of Commercial Litigation and Criminal Defense: White-Collar. Mr. Deixler was recognized for his work in five categories: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures and Television, Entertainment Law – Music, and Litigation – Intellectual Property.

Mr. Kendall was honored for his achievements in Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, and Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures and Television. Ms. Levine earned recognition for her work in Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: General Practice, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, and Litigation – Securities.

Mr. Somers, who was included in The Best Lawyers in America for the first time this year, was honored for his work in Commercial Litigation. Mr. Dugdale and Mr. Rutherford were both named to the Best Lawyers list for their contributions in Criminal Defense: White-Collar.

Best Lawyers was first published in 1983 and prides itself on achieving its results “by conducting exhaustive peer review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.”

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