WASHINGTON (February 9, 2012) – In recognition for excellent client service, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP Partner Stephen E. Roth was named a 2012 BTI Client Service All-Star. The annual list classifies those attorneys who were identified for superior service by corporate counsel at some of the world’s largest organizations. Mr. Roth, chair of the firm’s financial services and corporate practices, focuses on securities and insurance regulatory matters for financial services clients.
“Steve is a leader in the firm and in the financial services practice," said Sutherland’s Managing Partner Mark D. Wasserman. “It is very rewarding to know that his clients value his expertise and service. We are very proud that BTI has recognized him as an All-Star."
The BTI Client Service All-Star Awards are the result of interviews with corporate counsel conducted by the BTI Consulting Group. The Group focuses on Fortune 1000 companies and large organizations to probe different aspects of law firm relationships, including the needs and priorities of clients and the quality of service.
Residing in Washington, D.C., Mr. Roth advises life insurance companies on the development, marketing and distribution of new insurance and annuity products, including registration of variable and fixed life and annuity contracts with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. He also has extensive experience in the development and regulation of pooled investment vehicles, including mutual funds, other regulated investment companies and hedge funds.
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Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is a law firm with global reach known for solving challenging business problems and resolving sophisticated legal issues for many of the world’s largest companies. Founded in 1924, the firm handles matters throughout the United States and worldwide. Seven major practice areas—corporate, energy and environmental, financial services, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, and tax—provide the framework for an extensive range of focus areas, allowing Sutherland attorneys to serve a diverse client base that ranges from small and medium-sized start-up businesses to a significant number of Fortune 100 companies.