Recent Accolades

Weil advises global clients on a broad range of high-profile matters. 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.
  • Bankruptcy Team of the Year
    Chambers USA Awards 2018
     
  • Class Action Litigation Department of the Year
    New York Law Journal 2018
     
  • Litigation Department of the Year – Finalist, Product Liability; Honorable Mention, General Litigation
    The American Lawyer 2018
     
  • Ranked Among Top Five Innovative North American Law Firms
    Financial Times North America Innovative Lawyers Report 2018
     
  • IP Firm of the Year
    Benchmark Litigation U.S. Awards 2018
     
  • Ranked Among the Top 40 Firms Globally for Corporate Investigations
    Global Investigation Review’s GIR 100 2015-2018
     
  • Top Firm for Restructuring and Insolvency
    Global Restructuring Review 2018
     
  • Antitrust Firm of the Year in Life Sciences
    Legal Media Group 2018
     
  • Recognized for Successful Restructurings in Five Matters
    Turnarounds & Workouts 2018
     
  • Two Awards for Turnaround Deal of the Year
    M&A Advisor 2018
     
  • Two Awards for Tax Deal of the Year
    International Tax Review’s Americas Tax Awards 2018
     
  • Loans Team of the Year
    IFLR Europe Awards 2018
     
  • Law Firm of the Year for Securities Regulation
    U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Survey 2018*
     
  • Ranked Among the Best Corporate Law Firms by Directors and General Counsel
    Corporate Board Member “America's Best Corporate Law Firms” Survey 2018


    * Best Lawyers (in America) is by Levine Leichtman Capital Partners
     

  • Antitrust/Competition Practice Group of the Year
    Law360 2017
     
  • Bankruptcy Practice Group of the Year
    Law360 2017
     
  • Private Equity Practice Group of the Year
    Law360 2017
     
  • Securities Practice Group of the Year
    Law360 2017
     
  • Ranked Among Most Innovative International Law Firms
    FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Report 2017
     
  • Litigation Department of the Year
    Daily Business Review Awards 2017
     
  • Asset and Investment Management Team of the Year
    Financial News Legal Services Awards Europe 2017
     
  • Pan-European Legal Adviser of the Year
    Real Deals’ Private Equity Awards 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
     
  • Two Awards for Tax Deal of the Year
    International Tax Review’s European Tax Awards 2017
     
  • Dealmaker of the Year
    The American Lawyer 2018
     
  • Partner Named Outstanding Practitioner
    Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2018
     
  • Partner Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
    New York Law Journal 2018
     
  • Partner Among Top 100 Female Executives Worldwide
    Financial Times 2018
     
  • Four Partners Named Litigators of the Week
    The AmLaw Litigation Daily 2018
     
  • Three Partners Named MVPs
    Law360 2018
     
  • Fourteen Partners Named Trailblazers
    The National Law Journal 2015-2018
     
  • Two Partners Named Among Top 100 Trial Lawyers
    Benchmark Litigation 2019
     
  • Four Partners Named Among Top Women Leaders Globally
    IFLR1000 2018
     
  • Ten Partners Named Life Sciences Stars
    Legal Media Group 2018
     
  • Three Partners Recognized as Among Top 250 Women in Litigation
    Benchmark Litigation 2019
     
  • Three Partners Recognized as Most Powerful Employment Attorneys
    Human Resources Executive 2018
     
  • Two Partners Named Emerging Leaders
    M&A Advisor 2018
     
  • Eleven Partners Named IP Stars
    Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars 2018
     
  • Two Partners Named Litigators of the Week
    Global Competition Review 2018
     
  • Two Partners Named Top IP Attorneys in California
    Daily Journal 2018
     
  • Two Partners Named Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers
    Turnarounds & Workouts 2018
     
  • Four Partners Recognized as Rising Stars
    Law360 2018
     

  • Four Partners Honored for Turnaround of the Year: Mega Company
    Turnaround Management Association 2017
     
  • Two Partners Named Trusted Advisors
    The Recorder 2017
     
  • Two Partners Named Top Dealmakers
    Dallas Business Journal 2017
     

Aside Content

  • Best International Firm for Diversity
    Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2018
     
  • Top 10 for Diversity
    Chambers Associate 2018
     
  • Top Law Firm for Equality: 100% Rating in the Corporate Equality Index
    Human Rights Campaign Foundation 2018
     
  • Top 10 for Innovations in Diversity
    Profiles in Diversity Journal 2018
     
  • Leadership and Excellence in Inclusion and Diversity Award
    Morgan Stanley Legal Compliance and Division 2016
     

  • Changemaker Award
    Center for Constitutional Rights 2018
     
  • CSR Program of the Year
    Legal Business Awards 2018
     
  • Best International Firm for Pro Bono Work
    Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2018
     
  • Standout Recognition for Rule of Law and Access to Justice
    Financial Times’ North America Innovative Lawyers Report 2017
     
  • Pro Bono Leadership Award
    Legal Services NYC 2017
     
  • Innovation Award
    Thomson Reuters TrustLaw Awards 2017
     
  • Most Valuable Law Firm
    International Refugee Assistance Project 2017
     
  • Pro Bono Publico Award
    The Legal Aid Society 2017
     
  • 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
     

  • 57 practice area and 92 lawyer recommendations
    Chambers Global 2018
     
  • 42 practice area and 47 lawyer recommendations
    Chambers Europe 2018
     
  • 10 practice area and 16 lawyer recommendations
    Chambers UK 2018
     
  • 8 practice area and 65 lawyer recommendations
    IFLR1000 United States 2019
     
  • 40 practice area and 103 lawyer recommendations
    Chambers USA 2018
     
  • 46 practice area and 54 lawyer recommendations
    Legal 500 United States 2018
     
  • Advised on more than 100 $1 billion+ deals in the last 12 months, from July 2018
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  • Advised on more than 1,500 deals in the last five years totaling $2.1 trillion+, 2013-2018
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  • Advises more than 200 private equity clients worldwide, including 9 out of the 10 largest global private equity funds and 70% of the top 25
    PEI 300 2018
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  • Ranked in top 3 for U.S. Equity IPOs (advising issuers) for FY 2016 and 2017
    Bloomberg Global Capital Markets League Tables
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  • More than two dozen litigation partners have tried and won a case in the last two years – avoiding billions in liability for our clients
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  • Won more than 45 victories at all phases of the litigation process, including several trials, and in every discipline/practice area since 2017
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  • Involved in more than 10 of the largest bankruptcies filed in the United States in 2017
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  • Chief debtors’ counsel in five of the six largest U.S. bankruptcy filings in history
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  • Advised 77% of the technology companies in the Fortune 100, 2018