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Duffy, Mautner and Payton Named as 2012 “Top 250 Women in Litigation” by Benchmark Litigation

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Lane Powell Shareholders Barbara Duffy, Gail Mautner and Gwendolyn Payton were each named a “Top Woman” in Washington in Top 250 Women in Litigation for 2012, published by Benchmark Litigation, a litigation-focused legal guide that evaluates leading law firms and attorneys.

The Top 250 Women in Litigation highlights the skills and accomplishments of the female litigators listed in a variety of practice areas across all 50 states and the District of Columbia.  The top 250 women profiled were selected from their respective state’s list of “local litigation stars” and “future stars” in the 2012 edition of Benchmark Litigation.  Duffy and Mautner were listed as “local litigation stars” and Payton was named a “future star.”

In the 2012 edition of Benchmark Litigation, recommendations were based on interviews with the nation’s leading private practice lawyers and in-house counsel.  All listed firms and individuals were consistently mentioned during the Benchmark research process.  Benchmark Litigation is a U.S.-based publication run from the New York offices of Institutional Investor and Euromoney’s Legal Media Group.