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.
  • A-List
    The American Lawyer 2021
     
  • Most Innovative Law Firm – Practice of Law
    Financial Times North America Innovative Lawyers 2021
     
  • Bankruptcy Practice Group of the Year
    Law360 2021
     
  • Private Equity Practice Group of the Year
    Law360 2021
     
  • Real Estate Practice Group of the Year
    Law360 2021
     
  • Securities Practice Group of the Year
    Law360 2021
     
  • Tax Practice Group of the Year
    Law360 2021
     
  • Litigation Department of the Year – Honorable Mention, General Litigation
    The American Lawyer 2022
     
  • Litigation Department of the Year – Finalist, General Litigation
    New York Law Journal 2021
     
  • Appellate Hot List
    The National Law Journal 2021
     
  • Class Action Litigation Department of the Year
    New York Law Journal 2020
     
  • Top 20 U.S. Trial Firm
    Benchmark Litigation 2021
     
  • Ranked Among the Top Firms Globally for Corporate Investigations
    Global Investigation Review’s GIR 100 2015-2021
     
  • Private Funds Group Named Legal Adviser of the Year, Fundraising EMEA
    IJInvestor Awards 2021
     
  • Top Enforcement and Litigation Firm
  • World Trademark Review 2022
     
  • Recognized for Successful Restructurings in Ten Matters
    Turnarounds & Workouts 2021
     
  • Private Equity Deal of the Year
    Mergermarket China M&A Awards 2021
     
  • Finance and M&A Deals of the Year
    China Law & Practice Awards 2022
     
  • Three Deals of the Year
    China Business Law Journal 2021
     
  • Private Equity Deal of the Year
    IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards 2022
     
  • M&A Deal of the Year
    IFLR Europe Awards 2021
     
  • Finance Deal of the Year: Acquisitions
    Asia Legal Awards 2021
     
  • Merger Control Matter of the Year – Americas
    Global Competition Review Awards 2021
     
  • Innovation in Rescue and Recovery
    Financial Times North America Innovative Lawyers 2021
     


  • Executive Partner Named to Law Power 100
  • City & State 2021
     
  • Litigator of the Year
  • The American Lawyer 2022
     
  • Securities Litigator of the Year
  • Benchmark Litigation 2022
     
  • Two Partners Named MVPs
  • Law360 2021
     
  • Top M&A Lawyer
  • Insider 2021
     
  • Partner Named Most Innovative Legal Practitioner
  • Financial Times North America Innovative Lawyers 2021
     
  • Three Partners Named Top 100 Trial Lawyers
    Benchmark Litigation 2021
     
  • Six Partners Named Litigators of the Week
    The AmLaw Litigation Daily 2018-2021
     
  • Two Partners Named Northeast Trailblazers
    The National Law Journal 2022
     
  • Thirty-two Partners Named Trailblazers
    The National Law Journal 2015-2022
     
  • Partner Named as Directorship 100 Honoree
  • NACD Directorship 2017-2021
     
  • Five Partners Named Lawyers of the Year
  • Euromoney Women in Business Law Americas Awards 2022
     
  • Six Partners Named Among Top Women Leaders Globally
  • IFLR1000 2022
     
  • Four Partners Named Emerging Leaders
    M&A Advisor 2022
     
  • Five Partners Named Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers
    Turnarounds & Workouts 2016-2020
     
  • Three Partners Named to 40 & Under Hot List
    Benchmark Litigation 2021
     
  • Two Partners Named Top Rising Stars
    The Deal 2021
     
  • Three Partners Recognized as Rising Stars
    Law360 2021
     
  • Eight Partners Recognized as Rising Stars
    Legal Media Group’s Expert Guides 2021
     
  • Two Partners Named Rising Stars in the U.S.
    Euromoney Legal Media Group 2021
     
  • Partner Named to 40 Under 40
    American Bankruptcy Institute 2021
     
  • Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer
    Turnarounds & Workouts 2021
     

  • A-List
    The American Lawyer 2021
     

  • International Firm of the Year for Work-Life Balance and Firm of the Year for the Northeast Region
    Euromoney Legal Media Group Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2020
     
  • Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality: 100% Rating in the Corporate Equality Index
    Human Rights Campaign Foundation 2022
     
  • Most Inclusive Firm for LGBT+ Lawyers
    Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards 2019
     
  • Best International Firm for Talent Management
    Euromoney Americas 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
     

  • Pro Bono: Lawyer of the Year
    Chambers Diversity & Inclusion: North America Awards 2022
     
  • 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
     

  • 11 practice area and 40 lawyer recommendations
    Benchmark Litigation 2021
     
  • 57 practice area and 130 lawyer recommendations
    Chambers USA 2022
     
  • 38 practice area and 60 lawyer recommendations
    Chambers Global 2022
     
  • 19 practice area and 28 lawyer recommendations
    Chambers Europe 2022
     
  • 4 practice area and 4 lawyer recommendations
    Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021
     
  • 11 practice area and 70 lawyer recommendations
    IFLR1000 United States 2022
     
  • All of Weil Asia’s practice areas and partners recommended
    IFLR1000 Asia-Pacific 2022
     
  • 5 practice area and 27 lawyer recommendations
    IFLR1000 UK 2021
     
  • 51 practice area and 194 lawyer recommendations
    Legal 500 United States 2022
     
  • Advised on more than 100 $1 billion+ deals in the last 12 months
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  • Advised on more than 1,900 deals in the last five years totaling $3 trillion+
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  • Advises more than 300 private equity clients worldwide, including 8 of the 10 largest global private equity funds and 80% of the top 25 largest global private equity funds as ranked by PEI 300 2021
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  • More than a dozen partners have tried and won a case in the past two years
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  • Won more than 40 victories at all phases of the litigation process and in every practice area since 2018
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  • Chief debtors’ counsel in six of the seven largest U.S. bankruptcy filings in history
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  • Advised 83% of the technology companies based in the San Francisco Bay Area and approximately 50% of the companies overall on the 2019 Fortune 100 list
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  • Performed more than 1 million hours of pro bono service since 2005