On May 23, Chambers USA released its 2014 rankings and recognized Davis Malm as one of the leading firms in the nation. Five of the firm’s attorneys and its Employment Practice are included in the directory. Davis Malm was chosen for its strength and representation of both employees and employers in the Labor and Employment area. Sources from Chambers say, “They’ve built a reputation in the Boston market for being prepared to litigate cases thoroughly and to advocate the client’s interests exhaustively, but also a willingness to seek pragmatic resolution.”

Five of the firm’s shareholders, George Chimento, (Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation), Gary Feldman and Tamsin Kaplan, (Labor and Employment), Paul Feldman (General Commercial Litigation), and Brian Gaudet (Tax) are highlighted as leaders in their fields for exceptional work in their respective practice areas.

Sources from Chambers USA 2014 say:

”Extremely affable and very professional” George Chimento continues to represent a range of clients, from nonprofit organizations to banks, in employee benefits and executive compensation issues. Clients laud him as “very knowledgeable, accessible and responsive—everything you’d want from your legal counsel.”

The “excellent and extremely responsive” Gary Feldman has an impressive track record in litigation, with a focus on discrimination claims. Sources say: “He has a very wise and long-term view of clients’ best interests.”

Paul Feldman is noted for his broad litigation practice, which includes deep expertise in real estate and environmental litigation.

Brian Gaudet enjoys a strong reputation for his expertise in state and federal taxation issues, across a broad span of industries. Sources praise his “very diligent” and “very thorough” approach to matters.

“Dynamite attorney” Tamsin Kaplan advises businesses and high-level executives on all facets of the employment relationship. She is specifically praised for her mediation skills, with sources remarking she is “well versed, knowledgeable and articulate in hearings.”

Selection by Chambers is based on in-depth interviews with clients and attorneys from across the country. Chambers ranks law firms and individuals based on specific qualities, including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by clients. Please click here to see Davis Malm’s listing in Chambers USA.

Chambers is a global research organization that since 1999 has prepared annual practice-specific law firm and lawyer rankings. The Chambers guides and recommendations are widely used by business leaders and in-house counsel when selecting law firms and lawyers.

For more information contact: Joanne Thorud; (617) 589-3894; jthorud@davismalm.com

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