Chambers USA 2012 Ranks Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP “First Tier” of Law Firms in Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite

Chambers USA’s 2012 rankings were officially released this morning. For the second consecutive year, WBK was ranked in the elite “Band 1” (first tier) of law firms in the Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite practice category.

Sources say: "They’re excellent and getting better – they’ve made some smart hires." "They have worked hard to offer a position across all communication law issues." "I’m informed at every critical step of the engagement, so I’ve never been left wondering what’s going on."  In addition, David Solomon “known for his regulatory work and meticulous attention to detail,” managing partner Bryan Tramont, “has taken the firm in a highly positive direction” and Cheryl Tritt, "smart, responsive and experienced," were singled out for special mention as “Key Individuals.”

“Since 1990, Chambers has published the world’s leading guides to the legal profession and has built a reputation for in-depth, objective research.” With a team of 100 highly qualified full-time researches, Chamber’s research methods include confidential, in-depth interviews with clients and attorneys, based upon submissions from legal practices. Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands from 1-6, with 1 being the best. Rankings are calculated on a variety of qualities including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities clients deem valuable.

The complete firm write-up is available at: