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Stephen Andrew Best Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Best has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the legal industry

    WASHINGTON, DC, March 08, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Stephen Andrew Best with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Best celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Mr. Best is chair of Brown Rudnick's white-collar defense and government investigations group. He advises clients on all aspects of corporate governance including complex internal investigations, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance strategies, grand jury and independent counsel investigations, parallel proceedings, complex civil litigation, and trial practice before federal and state tribunals. Mr. Best was lead counsel in the successful defense of Mark Cuban against the SEC's charges of insider trading.

Prior to joining Brown Rudnick, Mr. Best served as the chair of the white-collar defense group at two large, national law firms and prior to that, was a prosecutor for almost 10 years serving as an Assistant United States Attorney in Washington, DC and an Assistant Commonwealth's attorney in Fairfax, Virginia.

Mr. Best is a regular lecturer on criminal law and procedure to bar associations, and state and federal law enforcement agencies. He was a professor at the University of Virginia's National Trial Advocacy Institute (1997-2015) and at The George Washington University Law School (1997-2000). He served as a committee chair for the Section of Litigation for the American Bar Association (1997-2001). Currently, Mr. Best is a member of the Virginia State Bar and the District of Columbia Bar.

Mr. Best earned a Bachelor of Arts at Washington and Lee University in 1986 and Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas Law School in 1989. Admitted to practice by the Supreme Court of the United States in 1994, Mr Best is also currently admitted to practice before multiple United States Courts of Appeals and United States District Courts.

In light of his exceptional undertakings, Mr. Best has accrued several accolades and honors throughout his impressive career. He has been honored among the Best Lawyers in America in the Criminal Defense: White Collar section of the Best Lawyers in America, the Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in Washington in White Collar, Securities Litigation, and Criminal Defense in Super Lawyers, and the Super Lawyers in Washington, D.C. He has also been recognized by America's Leading Business Lawyers by Chambers & Partners, the White Collar Crime Trailblazers by the National Law Journal, and as an Expert by the Who's Who Legal in Business Crime Defense. Mr. Best has also been listed among the Top 500 Lawyers in America by LawDragon and as a Top Lawyer in Washington D.C. by Washingtonian Magazine.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Mr. Best has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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