May 20, 2021

ASM is honored that Chambers has recognized the firm for the eleventh year in a row for its expertise in construction law in the District of Columbia. Chambers has also named four of ASM’s attorneys – partners Charles Asmar, John McKenna, and Laurence Schor, and associate Allison Geewax – among the publication’s ranked practitioners.

ASM’s clients describe the attorneys as “true experts in the field of construction law” and note that the firm offers “strong expertise and good value.”

With regard to ASM’s ranked attorneys, clients praised Charles Asmar as having “a vast array of experience in the construction industry from his many years representing subcontractors,” stating that he is “a good lawyer who certainly knows construction.” Another client reported John McKenna as having “excellent in-depth knowledge of the industry and always provid[ing] solutions to protect his client while allowing the transactions to move forward.” John was lauded as being “straightforward, responsive and an expert in his field.” Laurence Schor‘s clients praised him being “a great adviser,” noting that his “greatest strength is his extensive knowledge of the US administration.”

Associate Allison Geewax was also acknowledged by Chambers as an Associate to Watch. Clients spoke highly of her “great industry knowledge” and noted that she “is quick to research the nuances of construction law in each jurisdiction in order to tailor contracts accordingly.” Clients also described her as “detail-oriented and quick to respond with direction or work product.”

Chambers and Partners identifies and ranks the most outstanding law firms and lawyers in over 180 jurisdictions throughout the world. It is one of the most widely used and highly regarded resources for identifying leading attorneys across the United States and internationally.