Weil is premised upon a commitment to deliver sound judgment to its clients on their most difficult and important matters. Clients turn to Weil’s world-class teams of lawyers because they listen attentively and provide them with straightforward answers – not merely a redefinition of the problems. Recognized by clients, the media, and professional commentators as best in class, Weil’s lawyers are known for the clarity, timeliness, and effectiveness of their counsel, and as a result, have become their clients’ call of first resort for solutions to their toughest legal challenges. Weil’s one-firm approach ensures that the firm works seamlessly to handle the most complex Corporate, Litigation, Regulatory, Tax, and Restructuring challenges.
Weil’s premier position in the legal industry is recognized both by peers and by the press. The firm’s four departments and over two dozen practice groups are consistently recognized as leaders in their respective fields. Weil and its attorneys have been consistently top-ranked by the most authoritative legal and financial industry directories, including those published by Chambers & Partners, Euromoney, and The Lawyer Group. Most recently, the firm was named among the “Transatlantic Elite” of international law firms for the fifth consecutive year by The Lawyer magazine. The latest International Financial Law Review recognized Weil with a multitude of IFLR America awards. Furthermore, Chambers & Partners ranked more than 100 Weil attorneys in 50 practice categories. Additionally, Weil has been included on The American Lawyer’s A-List of top 20 US law firms for eight consecutive years.
Weil has become a highly visible leader among major law firms for its innovative diversity and pro bono initiatives, the product of a comprehensive and long-term commitment which has ingrained these values into our firm culture. The firm’s pro bono efforts have garnered recognition from top organizations. Weil has received both the American Bar Associate’s Pro Bono Publico Award as well as the Pro Bono Institute’s Pickering Award, marking the first time that one law firm held these top honors concomitantly. More recently, Weil’s pro bono practice was ranked among the top 20 in the US by The American Lawyer’s 2012 Pro Bono Survey and was awarded the 2012 Inaugural Pro Bono Leadership Award by the National Center for Law & Economic Justice.
Weil’s innovative initiative to diversity has earned worldwide recognition from diverse groups and publications, such as The American Lawyer, The Vault Guide, MultiCultural Law Magazine, Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Survey, the U.K.-based Black Solicitors Network, Texas Lawyer, and the Anti-Defamation League. The firm continues to score highly on diversity scorecards, including a “Best Law Firms for Women” designation by Working Mother magazine. The 2012 Vault Guide ranked Weil among the “Best 20 Law Firms for Diversity” for the fifth straight year. The firm also achieved the prestigious Vault ‘Trifecta’ as the only law firm in the country to be ranked in the top 10 in “Overall Prestige,” “Best Law Firm to Work For,” and “Diversity” for 2012.
In sum, Weil’s proven, demonstrated experience allows the firm to provide clients with unmatched legal services, which is why the world’s most sophisticated clients call upon Weil to provide counsel in their most complex issues and the sound judgment to help them make the hard calls.