Mr. Sheppard, Ms. White and Mr. Kachergus have been recognized best attorneys in their fields (white collar criminal defense, non-white collar criminal defense and appellate practice). Additionally, Mr. Sheppard has been recognized in Best Lawyers in five categories: first amendment law, appellate practice, white collar and non-white collar criminal defense and employment law-individuals. Recognition in such a large number of practice areas is extremely uncommon and is evidence of the passion that Mr. Sheppard brings to the practice of law. He and Ms. White have been selected for recognition by The Best Lawyers for at least the past twenty years. Mr. Kachergus has been recognized in his fields for in excess of the last five years.
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