PHILADELPHIA, June 20, 2012: The 2012 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business features 146 Morgan Lewis attorneys across practice areas, including many lawyers regarded as the most accomplished practitioners in their respective areas of practice. Morgan Lewis practices rank among the highest nationwide in Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, Labor and Employment, Corporate / M&A ("Highly Regarded"), ERISA Litigation, and Nuclear Energy, which Chambers calls "the country's leading nuclear practice." Additionally, the firm was shortlisted for the 2012 Chambers USA Awards for Excellence in the areas of Benefits and Executive Compensation, Labor and Employment, and Energy Projects – Oil and Gas.
The London-based Chambers rankings are widely accepted as the standard for legal distinction around the world. The selection process is based on interviews with in-house law departments and attorneys around the country. Rankings are based on qualities such as technical legal ability, professional conduct, commitment, client service, and commercial awareness.