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Maddin Hauser Attorneys and Firm Recognized in Prestigious Legal Guide
Maddin Hauser and two of its attorneys have been recognized in the highly respected legal research publication, Chambers USA.
The announcement was made by the firm’s President and CEO, Steven D. Sallen. “We are proud that our firm has once again been recognized by Chambers USA and that our highly respected attorneys have been continuously acknowledged for their expertise and client service in the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice areas,” said Sallen.
Chambers USA recognized Maddin Hauser in the area of Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, complementing the firm on its strong reputation for “handling matters relating to various types of medical plans, qualified retirement plans, and executive compensation arrangements” and for excellence in counseling “on related tax implications, corporate transactions and estate planning matters.”1
The firm’s strengths were stated via the quotes below1:
  • "Excellent - their strengths are in their responsiveness and communication skills. I have a level of trust with them in terms of the quality of advice they give."

  • "I think they are top notch - they are knowledgeable, timely, and always willing to give the things I need."
Shareholders Charles M. Lax, first ranked in 2009, and Marc S. Wise, first ranked in 2013, were recognized by Chambers USA in the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice area for the following1:
  • Lax combines an active employee benefits practice with significant expertise in corporate, M&A, and tax matters to offer well-rounded advice on a variety of issues. Sources say he is "easy to deal with and extremely knowledgeable," adding that he "has a knack for ensuring his clients make informed decisions."

  • Wise advises both local and regional employers in benefits matters, with extensive experience presenting cases before the U.S. Department of Labor and the Internal Revenue Service. Reporters highlight his responsiveness and knowledge as particular strengths.
Chambers and Partners has published guides to the legal profession since 1990. With a team of over 170 full-time researchers at its London head office, it identifies and ranks the world’s best lawyers and law firms based on in-depth, objective research. Chambers USA ranks lawyers and law firms on several factors and considerations, all of which are investigated by their team of researchers. Individual lawyers are ranked (in their practice-area(s)) on the basis of their legal knowledge and experience, their ability, their effectiveness, and their client-service. To learn more, visit www.chambersandpartners.com.

1From Chambers [Global 2007 / USA 2006 / UK 2006 / Europe 2007 etc].