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Seyfarth Shaw Earns Chambers USA Award for Excellence in Construction


Brian Kiefer
, Director of Public Relations
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Ivette Delgado, Senior Public Relations Associate
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CHICAGO (June 11, 2012) — With its 2012 Award for Excellence, Chambers USA has recognized Seyfarth Shaw’s Construction practice group as the leading practice in the United States in the Construction team category.

Announced at the 2012 Chambers USA Awards reception in New York City on June 7, the Awards for Excellence reflect a law firm’s national pre-eminence in key practice areas, as well as notable achievements during the past 12 months. Nominated for this honor for two consecutive years, Seyfarth Shaw’s Construction practice was one of only six firms short-listed in 2012 for this prestigious award.

“This award recognizes Seyfarth Shaw’s high-profile work and excellence in client service, and also reflects the depth of our Construction practice across all sectors,” said Bennett Greenberg, Co-Chair of Seyfarth’s Construction practice group.

“We are honored by this recognition and grateful for the opportunity to serve and advise our clients across the country on all manner of construction issues,” explained Seyfarth Construction Co-Chair, Chip Ingraham.

Noted in the 2012 edition of Chambers USA, Seyfarth's Construction team has worked on some of the world's largest construction projects. Its transactional work includes handling documents, development and redevelopment projects, while also advising clients on matters including insurance defense, construction lien and security disputes. The practice also offers guidance on construction-related government contracts and bankruptcy matters.

In addition to the Award for Excellence, more than 40 Seyfarth Shaw attorneys were ranked as leaders in their respective fields in the new edition of Chambers USA, and the firm itself was ranked in several practice areas.

Seyfarth Shaw has over 800 attorneys located in 10 offices throughout the United States, including: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Sacramento, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., as well as internationally in London. Seyfarth Shaw provides a broad range of legal services in the areas of labor and employment, employee benefits, litigation, corporate and real estate. The firm’s clients include over 300 of the Fortune 500 companies, and our practice reflects virtually every industry and segment of the economy. For more information, please visit