April 25, 2019
In the 2019 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers and Partners recognized 18 of Kelley Drye's attorneys as leaders in their practice, and recommended the firm in 8 practice areas, three of which achieved national ranking.

Kelley Drye received national recognition in the categories of Advertising – Litigation, Advertising – Transactional & Regulatory, International Trade – Trade Remedies & Trade Policy, and Privacy and Data Security. Additionally, the Chicago office was recognized in the Communications category, the Houston office was recognized in the Environment category, the Parsippany office was recognized in the General Commercial category, and the Washington, DC office was recognized in the Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite – Regulatory category.

Chambers has specifically acknowledged Kelley Drye for its “strong reputation for litigating before the FCC and FTC, as well as for its impressive data security, telecom and broadband offering,” and pointed to its “expert handling of complex regulatory challenges.” Noting some of the firm’s strengths, one source stated “they take the time to educate the client and boil it down to our business.” 

The Kelley Drye lawyers recognized in the 2019 edition of Chambers USA as leaders in their practice areas include:

Andrea L. Calvaruso – Intellectual Property: Trademark & Copyright – (New York)
Kathleen W. Cannon – International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy – (National)
John J. Heitmann – Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite – (Washington, D.C.)
Barbara E. Hoey – Labor & Employment – (New York)
Alysa Zeltzer Hutnik – Privacy & Data Security – (National)
William J. Jackson – Environment – (Texas)
Henry T. Kelly – Communications – (Illinois)
Laurence J. Lasoff – International Trade: Customs  – (National)
Timothy R. Lavender – Corporate/M&A – (Illinois)
Lauri A. Mazzuchetti – Litigation: General Commercial – (New Jersey)
Eric McClafferty – International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions – (National)
Gonzalo E. Mon – Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory – (National)
Dana B. Rosenfeld – Privacy & Data Security – (National)
Paul C. Rosenthal – International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy – (National)
W. Michael Ryan – Technology & Outsourcing – (Illinois)
Robert Slack – International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions – (National)
Christie Grymes Thompson – Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory – (National)
John E. Villafranco – Advertising: Litigation – (National)

Kelley Drye and its attorneys have been consistently ranked by Chambers and Partners in Chambers USAChambers Global, and Chambers Asia-PacificChambers USA ranks the top lawyers and law firms across all the United States of America. The publication's team of researchers survey and interview clients and lawyers to identify the top lawyers around the world.