October 18, 2016
Weil’s results in the 2017 IFLR1000 rankings continue to demonstrate the Firm’s prowess in the United States. The Firm’s U.S. Business Finance & Restructuring practice achieved a tier 1 ranking for the eighth consecutive year, while its Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity practices each achieved tier 1 rankings for the fifth consecutive year.
Weil’s Banking; Capital Markets: Debt, Equity, High-Yield, and Structured Finance and Securitization; Financial Services Regulatory; Hedge Funds; and Private Equity Funds practices were likewise highly recognized.
Also of note, IFLR1000 named 36 Weil attorneys “Leading Lawyers” and 15 attorneys “Rising Stars.” Among the group of “Leading Lawyers” are three partners who are newly ranked in this elite category – Frank Adams and Ariel Kronman in Capital Markets, and Matthew Gilroy in Mergers & Acquisitions. Partner Andrew Chizzik ranked for the first time as a “Rising Star” in Investment Funds.
IFLR1000 is an annual guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms. The IFLR1000 rankings are based on market analysis and detailed interviews with both practitioners and clients.
IFLR1000 named 36 Weil attorneys “Leading Lawyers” and 15 attorneys “Rising Stars.”