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.
  • Top Ten Innovative Law Firm
    Financial Times North America Innovative Lawyers Report 2019

  • Bankruptcy Practice Group of the Year
    Law360 2019
  • Class Action Practice Group of the Year
    Law360 2019
  • Private Equity Practice Group of the Year
    Law360 2019
  • Real Estate Practice Group of the Year
    Law360 2019
  • Securitizations Practice Group of the Year
    Law360 2019
  • Litigation Department of the Year – Honorable Mention, General Litigation
    The American Lawyer 2020
  • Top 20 U.S. Trial Firm
    Benchmark Litigation 2020
  • Three Firm of the Year Honors
    Managing Intellectual Property Americas Awards 2019
  • Ranked Among the Top Firms Globally for Corporate Investigations
    Global Investigation Review’s GIR 100 2015-2019
  • Six Turnaround Awards
    M&A Advisor 2019
  • Loan of the Year and Restructuring of the Year
    IFLR Europe Awards 2019
  • Top Firm for Restructuring and Insolvency
    Global Restructuring Review 2019
  • Recognized for Successful Restructurings in Eight Matters
    Turnarounds & Workouts 2019
  • M&A Deal of the Year
    The Macallan ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2019

  • Executive Partner Named Distinguished Leader
    New York Law Journal 2019
  • Executive Partner Named Outstanding Ally
    Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards 2019
  • Two Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients
    New York Law Journal 2018-2019
  • Seventeen Partners Named Trailblazers
    The National Law Journal 2015-2019
  • Three Partners Named MVPs
    Law360 2019
  • Two Dealmakers of the Year
    The American Lawyer 2019
  • Three Partners Named Best Practitioner
    Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2019
  • Two Partners Named Notable Women in Law
    Crain’s New York Business 2019
  • Partner Named Winning Litigator
    The National Law Journal 2019
  • Partner Named Winner of Women, Influence & Power in Law Award
    Corporate Counsel 2019
  • Partner Inducted into Hall of Fame and Two Partners Named Attorneys of the Year
    Benchmark Litigation 2019
  • Four Partners Named Litigators of the Week
    The AmLaw Litigation Daily 2018-2019
  • Four Partners Named Among Top Women Leaders Globally
    IFLR1000 2018-2019
  • Four Partners Named Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers
    Turnarounds & Workouts 2016-2019
  • Three Partners Recognized as Among Top 250 Women in Litigation and Two Partners Named Among Top 100 Trial Lawyers
    Benchmark Litigation 2019
  • Two Partners Recognized as Rising Stars
    Law360 2019
  • Three Partners Named Rising Stars
    Euromoney Americas Awards 2019
  • Four Partners Named Emerging Leaders
    M&A Advisor 2019
  • Three Partners Named to 40 & Under Hot List
    Benchmark Litigation 2019
  • Two Partners Named Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyers
    Turnarounds & Workouts 2019
  • Eleven Partners Named IP Stars
    Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars 2019
  • Three Partners Recognized as Most Powerful Employment Attorneys
    Human Resources Executive 2019

  • Top Law Firm for Equality: 100% Rating in the Corporate Equality Index
    Human Rights Campaign Foundation 2020
  • Most Inclusive Firm for LGBT+ Lawyers
    Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards 2019
  • Best International Firm for Talent Management
    Euromoney Americas Awards 2019
  • Best International Firm for Diversity
    Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2019
  • 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

  • International Pro Bono Excellence Award
    Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice 2019
  • Pro Bono Publico Award
    The Legal Aid Society 2019
  • 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
  • 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

  • 43 practice area and 67 lawyer recommendations
    Chambers Global 2019
  • 33 practice area and 50 lawyer recommendations
    Chambers Europe 2019
  • 40 practice area and 104 lawyer recommendations
    Chambers USA 2019
  • 8 practice area and 65 lawyer recommendations
    IFLR1000 United States 2020
  • 5 practice area and 3 lawyer recommendations
    Chambers Asia-Pacific 2020
  • 49 practice area and 60 lawyer recommendations
    Legal 500 United States 2019
  • Advised on more than 100 $1 billion+ deals in the last 12 months
  • Advised on more than 1,700 deals in the last five years totaling $3 trillion+
  • Advises more than 300 private equity clients worldwide, including 8 out of the 10 largest global private equity funds and 72% of the top 50
    PEI 300 2019
  • Ranked in top 3 for U.S. Equity IPOs (advising issuers) for FY 2016 and 2017
    Bloomberg Global Capital Markets League Tables
  • More than a dozen partners have tried and won a case in the past two years
  • Won more than 40 victories at all phases of the litigation process and in every practice area since 2018
  • Involved in more than 10 of the largest bankruptcies filed in the United States in 2018
  • Chief debtors’ counsel in six of the seven largest U.S. bankruptcy filings in history
  • Advised 83% of the technology companies based in the San Francisco Bay Area and approximately 50% of the companies overall on the 2018 Fortune 100 list
  • Performed more than 1 million hours of pro bono service since 2005