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Nominations for Ethisphere’s 2015 Attorneys Who Matter are Now Open

The annual Attorneys Who Matter list is comprised of in-house counsel, ethics and compliance officers, and outside counsel who represent the best and brightest in their fields.

Scottsdale, AZ – Wednesday, March 25, 2015 – Ethisphere, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, announced today the opening of nominations for its annual Attorneys Who Matter list.

This achievement recognizes a select list of attorneys in various areas of practice, from government service agencies and leading in-house counsel to the top ethics and compliance officers of major companies.

Selections are based on nine criteria:

  • Recognized expertise
  • Peer/client endorsements
  • High-profile litigation
  • Number of cases won
  • High-profile clients
  • Public service
  • Legal community engagement
  • Academic involvement
  • Other awards and recognitions

Attorneys Who Matter honorees are recognized in six distinct categories: Top Guns, Best General Counsel, Ethics & Compliance, Government Stars and Specialists – Private Practice.

“The Attorneys Who Matter recognition honors individuals who strive to make a difference in raising and maintaining ethical standards within organizations globally,” said Ethisphere’s Editor-in-Chief, Nicole Thomas. “The legal professionals singled out for this honor are those who have made a positive impact in establishing and promoting ethical best practices and leading by example.”

The 2015 list will be announced on June 4, 2015, and will be published in the Q2 issue of Ethisphere Magazine, which is slated to hit desks in early June.

To nominate an individual, visit:

For lists of past honorees, visit

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About Ethisphere
The Ethisphere® Institute is the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust and business success. Ethisphere has deep expertise in measuring and defining core ethics standards using data-driven insights that help companies enhance corporate character. Ethisphere honors superior achievement through its World’s Most Ethical Companies® recognition program, provides a community of industry experts with the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) and showcases trends and best practices in ethics with the publication of Ethisphere Magazine and The World’s Most Ethical Companies Executive Briefing. Ethisphere is also the leading provider of independent verification of corporate ethics and compliance programs. More information about Ethisphere can be found at:


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