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Schwabe Receives National Recognition as Law Firm of the Year in Timber Law Two Years Running

November 1, 2012

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U.S. News – Best Lawyers in America, one of the nation's leading publications in the rankings of law firms and attorneys, recently named regional law firm Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt "Law Firm of the Year" in Timber Law for the second consecutive year. Only a single law firm in the nation received the top distinction among each of the 75 practice areas identified for national ranking.

"We are very honored to once again receive this national top spot for our forest products industry practice," said Mark Long, Schwabe's managing partner. "Schwabe's forest products industry practice has played a significant role in our firm's history and growth, and to see it repeatedly recognized on a national level highlights our dedication to our clients in this industry."

Schwabe's Forest Products Industry practice is one of the largest and oldest in the Pacific Northwest. Through an expanding network of strategic relations with international and local counsel, Schwabe represents clients across the country and internationally on a broad spectrum of issues related to forest products. Collectively, Schwabe clients own or manage more than 10 million acres of forestland in the United States and overseas, as well as operate and manage manufacturing, distribution and other complementary forest products businesses.

U.S. News – Best Lawyers selects just one law firm in each category surveyed. Schwabe received recognition in the forest products category based on outstanding client survey outcomes and the firm's strong reputation among competing attorneys in the same practice area.

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