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Caplin & Drysdale Raises Three Attorneys to Membership in the Firm, Underscoring its Commitment to Creditors' Rights and Complex Financial Litigation

February 1, 2010, Caplin & Drysdale

February 1, 2010
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Washington, D.C. – February 1, 2010 –Caplin & Drysdale, a Washington, D.C. based law firm, promotes Jeffrey A. Liesemer, Kevin C. Maclay and James P.Wehner to membership in the firm effective February 1, 2010. Each of these attorneys was formerly of counsel in Caplin & Drysdale's 15-person Creditors' Rights and Financial Litigation group and underscores the firm's strong commitment to that practice.

"Jeff, Kevin, and Jim each has extensive experience in high-stakes bankruptcy matters and financial disputes and has become a great asset to our practice group and our clients," said Trevor (Ted) Swett, a senior Caplin & Drysdale litigator. "We continue to build on our capabilities in these practice areas and seek out opportunities to serve creditors, investors, and businesses that need sophisticated counsel in insolvency and bankruptcy matters and in complex financial disputes."

Caplin & Drysdale has achieved prominence in representing creditors' committees in large bankruptcy cases. Since 1985, the firm has served as counsel to official committees of asbestos claimants in approximately 20 Chapter 11 reorganizations. Ranked as a top-tier firm in bankruptcy/restructuring by Chambers USA, Caplin & Drysdale has been described as "the best in the business to facilitate consensus in a committee." The firm's attorneys are also active in other forms of complex litigation, including class actions leading to global mass tort resolutions, investor suits for securities fraud, and creditors' challenges to corporate spin-offs.

About Caplin & Drysdale
Caplin and Drysdale, founded by former Commissioner of Internal Revenue Mortimer Caplin, is a boutique tax and litigation firm located in Washington, D.C. and New York City. The firm also focuses on creditors' rights, mass tort resolution, and financial litigation. In addition to its tax and litigation work, the firm practices in the areas of corporate law, white collar defense, political activity law, tax-exempt organizations, employee benefits, and private client services. Visit for more information.


About Caplin & Drysdale
Celebrating our 55th Anniversary in 2019, Caplin & Drysdale continues to be a leading provider of legal services to corporations, individuals, and nonprofits throughout the United States and around the world. We are also privileged to serve as legal advisors to accounting firms, financial institutions, law firms, and other professional services organizations.

The firm's reputation over the years has earned us the trust and respect of clients, industry peers, and government agencies. Moreover, clients rely on our broad knowledge of the law and our keen insights into their business concerns and personal interests. Our lawyers' strong tactical and problem-solving skills -- combined with substantial experience handling a variety of complex, high stakes, matters in a boutique environment -- make us one the nation's most distinctive law firms.

With offices in New York City and Washington, D.C., Caplin & Drysdale's core practice areas include:
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