Recent Accolades

Weil is a leader in the marketplace for sophisticated, global legal services. The Firm is consistently recognized by publications and data providers that cover the legal and financial industries for its success across practice areas and departments.
  • Antitrust Firm of the Year
    Benchmark Litigation U.S. Awards 2017
  • IP Firm of the Year
    Benchmark Litigation U.S. Awards 2017
  • Litigation Department of the Year
    Daily Business Review Awards 2017
  • Law Firm of the Year in North America (Fund Formation)
    PEI 2017
  • Law Firm of the Year in Asia (Transactions)
    PEI 2017
  • Pan-European Legal Adviser of the Year
    Real Deals’ Private Equity Awards 2017
  • Five Awards for Turnaround Deal of the Year
    The M&A Advisor 2017
  • Transaction of the Year (£100 – 500 million)
    The M&A Advisor EMEA Corporate Development Awards 2017
  • Merger Control Matter of the Year for the Americas
    Global Competition Review Awards 2017

  • Ranked Among Top Five Innovative North America Law Firms
    Financial Times’ North America Innovative Lawyers Report 2016
  • Bankruptcy Practice Group of the Year
    Law360 2016
  • Private Equity Practice Group of the Year
    Law360 2016
  • Securities Practice Group of the Year
    Law360 2016
  • Trials Practice Group of the Year
    Law360 2016
  • Top 10 Litigation Power Ranking
    The American Lawyer 2016
  • Law Firm of the Year
    Texas Oil & Gas Awards 2016
  • Private Equity, M&A and Equity Deals of the Year
    IFLR European Awards 2016
  • Restructuring Team of the Year
    Legal Business Awards 2016, Financial News Legal Awards 2016
  • Ranked Among the Best Corporate Law Firms by Directors and General Counsel
    NYSE Governance Services/FTI Consulting, America's Best Corporate Law Firms 2016
  • Among Top 40 Firms Globally for Corporate Investigations
    Global Investigations Review’s GIR 100 2016
  • Antitrust Firm of the Year
    LMG Life Sciences Awards 2016
  • Private Equity Law Firm of the Year
    Best Lawyers in Germany 2016
  • Five Awards for Tax Deal of the Year
    International Tax Review’s European Tax Awards 2016
  • Three Partners Recognized as Most Powerful Employment Attorneys
    Human Resources Executive 2017
  • Three Partners Named Top Dealmakers
    Dallas Business Journal 2017

  • Eight Partners Recognized as MVPs
    Law360 2016
  • Nine Partners Named Trailblazers
    The National Law Journal 2015-2016
  • Eight Partners Named Life Science Stars
    LMG Life Sciences Guide 2016
  • Three Partners Recognized as Women Leaders in Tech Law
    The Recorder 2016
  • Two Partners Recognized as Top 250 Women in Litigation
    Benchmark Litigation 2016
  • Two Partners Recognized as Top Women Lawyers
    Daily Journal 2016
  • Four Lawyers Recognized as Litigators of the Week
    The AmLaw Litigation Daily 2016
  • Two Litigation Partners Named Elite Power Players
    SportsBusiness Journal 2016
  • Two Partners Named Top IP Attorneys in California
    Daily Journal 2016
  • Four Partners Named to Under 40 Hot List
    Benchmark Litigation 2016
  • Two Partners Recognized as Rising Stars
    Legal Week 2016

  • Leadership and Excellence in Inclusion and Diversity Award
    Morgan Stanley Legal Compliance and Division 2016
  • Best International Firm for Diversity
    Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2016
  • Top Law Firm for Equality: 100% Rating in the Corporate Equality Index
    Human Rights Campaign Foundation 2017

  • Pro Bono Publico Award
    The Legal Aid Society 2016
  • Cornerstone Award for Distinguished Service
    Lawyers Alliance for New York 2016
  • Named to Pro Bono Hot List
    National Law Journal 2016
  • Guardian of Justice Award
    Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County 2016

  • Emerald Sustainability Award
    Emerald Brand 2016
  • 57 practices with 92 lawyer recommendations
    Chambers Global
  • 40 practices with 111 lawyer recommendations
    Chambers USA
  • 53 practices with 82 lawyer recommendations
    Chambers Europe
  • 20 practices with 43 lawyer recommendations
    Chambers UK
  • 9 practices with 12 lawyer recommendations
    Chambers Asia
  • 6 practices with 37 lawyer recommendations
    Benchmark Litigation
  • 62 practices with 95 lawyer recommendations
    by IFLR1000
  • Advised on more than 60 $1 billion+ deals, including two of the top five global announced transactions in 2016
  • Advised on $400B+ in announced transaction value in 2016, accounting for 11% of global market share
  • Advises more than 200 private equity clients worldwide, including 80% of the top 25
    PEI 300 2016
  • Ranked Top 5 for Global Private Equity for the last 6 years
    Bloomberg; mergermarket
  • Ranked #1 in U.S. Equity IPOs (advising issuers) by Deal Volume for FY 2016
    Bloomberg Global Capital Markets League Tables
  • More than 26 litigation partners have tried and won a case in the last two years – avoiding billions in liability for our clients
  • Won more than 40 victories at all phases of the litigation process, including several trials, and in every discipline/practice area in 2016
  • Involved in 10 of the largest U.S. bankruptcy filings in 2016, totaling roughly $50 billion in liabilities
  • Chief debtors’ counsel in five of the six largest U.S. bankruptcy filings in history
  • Advised 77% of the technology companies in the 2016 Fortune 100