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.
  • Top 10 Most Prestigious Firms
    Vault 2018
  • Ranked Among the Top 40 Firms Globally for Corporate Investigations
    Global Investigation Review’s GIR 100 2017
  • Ranked Among the Best Corporate Law Firms by Directors and General Counsel
    Corporate Board Member/FTI Consulting “America's Best Corporate Law Firms” Survey 2017
  • Ranked Among Most Innovative International Law Firms
    FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Report 2017
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Top Firm for Restructuring and Insolvency
    Global Restructuring Review 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

  • 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
  • Ten Partners Named Trailblazers
    The National Law Journal 2015-2017
  • 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 IP Attorneys in California
    Daily Journal 2017
  • Seven Partners Named to Under 40 Hotlist
    Benchmark Litigation 2017
  • Five Partners Recognized as Rising Stars
    Law360 2017
  • Four Partners Recognized as Top Women Attorneys
    Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2017
  • Two Partners Recognized as Rising Stars
    New York Law Journal 2017
  • Three Partners Recognized as Most Powerful Employment Attorneys
    Human Resources Executive 2017
  • Two Partners Recognized as Top 250 Women in Litigation
    Benchmark Litigation 2017
  • Three Partners Named Top Dealmakers
    Dallas Business Journal 2017
  • Six Lawyers Recognized as Top Lawyers in Germany
    Best Lawyers 2017

  • Seven Partners Recognized as MVPs
    Law360 2016
  • Four Lawyers Recognized as Litigators of the Week
    The AmLaw Litigation Daily 2016

  • “Best to Work for”
    Vault 2018
  • Top 10 for Associate Satisfaction
    Vault 2018 and Chambers Associate 2017

  • Best International Firm for Diversity
    Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2017
  • Top 10 for Diversity
    Chambers Associate 2017
  • Top Law Firm for Equality: 100% Rating in the Corporate Equality Index
    Human Rights Campaign Foundation 2018
  • Leadership and Excellence in Inclusion and Diversity Award
    Morgan Stanley Legal Compliance and Division 2016

  • Best International Firm for Pro Bono Work
    Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards 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 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
  • 39 practices with 106 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
  • 7 practices with 38 lawyer recommendations
    Benchmark Litigation
  • Advised on more than 70 $1 billion+ deals in the last 12 months
  • 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 75% of the top 25
    PEI 300 2017
  • Ranked Top 5 for Global Private Equity for the last 6 years
    Bloomberg; Mergermarket
  • Ranked #2 in U.S. Equity IPOs (advising issuers) by Deal Volume for H1 2017
    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 more than 10 of the largest bankruptcies filed in the United States in 2017
  • 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