Legal 500 US Recognizes 52 Wiley Lawyers and Seven Practice Areas Nationally: Wiley

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Washington, DC — In its 2022 edition, The Legal 500 US recognizes 52 Wiley lawyers across seven practices as among the best in the country. The firm’s Government Contracts Practice, and its Telecom, Media & Technology (TMT) Practice for Regulatory work, have earned the prestigious top-tier ranking. The TMT Practice is also ranked nationwide for its Transactional work. In addition, the firm’s Insurance, International Trade, Issues and Appeals, and White Collar Defense & Government Investigations practices are ranked nationwide.

Government Contracts Practice co-chair Paul F. Khoury was recognized in the “Hall of Fame” for Government Contracts.

Four Wiley attorneys are named “Leading Lawyers”:

Five Wiley attorneys are named “Next Generation Lawyers”:

The following attorneys are also recognized as “Recommended” in their respective practice areas:

The Legal 500 US directory aims to provide independent, unbiased commentary on the leading law firms and lawyers in the most important legal marketplaces in the world. The research for the editorial sections is based on the combined opinions of the many lawyers interviewed, commentary from corporate clients, and analysis of deals and contentious issues.

To see the complete 2022 rankings, please click here.

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Ontario heading to mediation for alleged breaching Aboriginal rights through iGaming launch

“We respect the mediation process and are eager to achieve a fair agreement with the government,” added MSIFN chief Kelly LaRocca. “Our Council looks forward to addressing these longstanding issues in a fair and prompt way.”

Law Times previously reported that on Jan. 29, the provincial government announced that private gaming operators registered with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) and have an operating agreement with AGCO’s subsidiary, iGaming Ontario, could begin offering their games to players across the province starting Apr. 4. However, LaRocca said the announcement was “a slap in the face of First Nations and reduced their promises of reconciliation to a joke.”

“The Ford government has recklessly ignored our concerns and has not offered any strategies to address the impact that their inadequate plan will have on our First Nation, our culture and our ability to provide services to our community,” LaRocca said.

She said the former Liberal provincial government committed with MSIFN to limit the number of casinos in the Durham region and not operate any new casino in the GTA nearby MSIFN’s Great Blue Heron Casino. However, Premier Doug Ford passed new regulations when he came into power in 2018—for example, allowing the Pickering Casino Resort to operate 50 kilometers away from GBH.

The MSIFN has alleged that launching the online gaming market, according to gaming experts, will devastate their economy, set back decades of community development efforts and place more than 2,500 well-paying jobs at risk.

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