Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, PA / Newark, NJ / Alexandria, VA, June 10, 2011 — Eighteen Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney attorneys were selected by their clients and peers for inclusion among America's Leading Business Lawyers by Chambers USA in the practices of Antitrust, Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/M&A and Private Equity, Environment, General Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, and White Collar Crime & Government Investigations Litigation.

Honored in the Alexandria office is Todd R. Walters in Intellectual Property in Northern Virginia.

Those honored from the Pittsburgh office are: Lynn J. Alstadt in Intellectual Property; Thomas S. Giotto, in Labor & Employment; Calvin R. Harvey and Craig S. Heryford, in Banking & Finance; Wendelynne J. Newton, in Antitrust; Thomas M. Thompson, Corporate/M&A and Private Equity and Howard J. Wein, in Environment.

Honored from the Philadelphia office are: James M. Becker and Thomas A. Bergstrom in White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations Litigation; Alfred J. D'Angelo, Jr. in Labor & Employment; Elizabeth A. Malloy in Labor & Employment; Howard D. Scher in Antitrust and General Commercial Litigation and William H. Schorling in Bankruptcy/Restructuring.

In the Newark office, Louis M. DeStefano was honored in the Environment practice category.

The publication's rankings are based upon the recommendations of more than 10,000 clients and lawyers throughout the United States. Chambers USA researchers conduct thousands of interviews to obtain opinions about the lawyers and law firms the interviewees have dealt with over the past year. The leading law firms and attorneys are then compiled and ranked based on the comments in the interviews.

Chambers USA is a Chambers & Partners publication. Chambers & Partners, based in London, began as a general book publisher in 1969. The legal recruitment aspect of the company was initiated four years later.

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