June 15, 2009
The 2009 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, which ranks law firms and attorneys considered leaders in their field, recognizes Kelley Drye's outstanding reputation, listing attorneys and practices in every office of the firm throughout the United States. The publication noted the achievements of Kelley Drye attorneys and ranked Kelley Drye as a recommended firm in nine practice areas. In addition, Chambers and Partners nominated Kelley Drye as one of eight firms nationwide for a team "Award of Excellence" in the area of international trade and privacy and data security.

The Kelley Drye lawyers ranked as leaders in their practice areas:

Robert J. Aamoth – Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite: Regulatory (Washington, D.C.)
Kathleen W. Cannon – International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy (National)
James S. Carr – Bankruptcy/Restructuring (New York)
Michael J. Coursey – International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy (National)
Richard E. Donovan – Antitrust (New York)
David A. Hartquist – International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy (National)
Joseph B. Hoffman – Corporate/M&A (Northern Virginia)
Alysa Zeltzer Hutnik – Privacy & Data Security (National)
Henry T. Kelly – Communications (Illinois)
Timothy R. Lavender – Corporate/M&A (Illinois)
Paul McCurdy – Financial Services: Broker Dealer Regulation (National)
Sarah Roller – Food & Beverage (National)
Paul C. Rosenthal – International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy (National)
W. Michael Ryan – Technology & IT Outsourcing (Illinois)
John E. Villafranco – Privacy & Data Security (National)
Eric R. Wilson – Bankruptcy/Restructuring – (New York)

The practice areas for which Kelley Drye was ranked as a "recommended firm:"

Communications – (Illinois)
Corporate/M&A and Private Equity – (Illinois)
Insurance: Policy Holder – (Washington, D.C.)
International Trade – (National)
Labor & Employment – (New York)
Litigation: General Commercial – (New Jersey)
Privacy & Data Security – (National)
Technology & IT Outsourcing – (Illinois)
Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite: Regulatory – (Washington, D.C.)

Chambers and Partners, a London-based publisher, was founded in 1969. Its guides provide rankings and editorial commentary for the top lawyers in 175 countries. The publication's team of researchers survey and interview clients of leading law firms to evaluate the legal profession in all the main areas of practice.