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Nominations for the 2014 Attorneys Who Matter Are Now Open

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

Scottsdale, AZ – Monday, April 07, 2014 – Ethisphere, an independent center for research, best practices and thought leadership in corporate ethics and compliance and designator of the World’s Most Ethical Companies, announced today the opening of nominations for it’s annual Attorneys Who Matter list.

This achievement recognizes a selective list of attorneys in various areas of practice, from government service agencies to 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 are recognized in six distinct categories: Top Guns; Rising Stars; Government Stars; Top General Counsel; Top Ethics and Compliance Officers; and Compliance and Ethics Specialists, a category which is divided into the following eight sub-categories:

  • Anti-Trust
  • Securities
  • Trade/Export Compliance
  • Government Contracting
  • Healthcare/Pharma
  • Environmental
  • Labor & Employment
  • Data Privacy/Security
  • Anti-Corruption & Bribery

To nominate an individual for the 2014 list, visit: The 2014 list will be published in the Q2 issue of Ethisphere Magazine.

Visit for the listing of past honorees.

About Ethisphere

The Ethisphere® Institute is an independent center of research, best practices and thought leadership that promotes best practices in corporate ethics and compliance and enables organizations to improve governance, mitigate risk, and enhance relationships with employees, business partners, investors and the broad regulatory community.  Ethisphere evaluates and benchmarks compliance and governance programs, honors superior achievement through its World’s Most Ethical Companies’™ recognition program, and publishes Ethisphere Magazine. Ethisphere is also the leading provider of independent verification of corporate ethics and compliance programs that include: Ethics Inside® Certification, Compliance Leader Verification™ and Anti-Corruption Program Verification™.


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