June 02, 2021
NEW YORK, June 2, 2021: International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP announced today that Chantale Fiebig has joined the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office as a partner in the Complex Commercial Litigation practice. A nationally recognized litigator known for her commanding courtroom presence, Chantale will be an important strategic addition to Weil’s Litigation Department.
“Chantale’s courtroom skills, reputation for excellence and commitment to client service make her a natural fit for Weil,” said Weil Executive Partner Barry Wolf. “We are extremely excited to welcome Chantale to the Firm and know she will be a dynamic contributor to our strong Firm platform and culture.”
Weil’s global Litigation Department Co-Chair David Lender commented: “With both impressive courtroom experience and a strong record of success defeating class actions, Chantale is a tremendous asset to clients facing high-stakes litigation. Her versatility, judgment and trial skills will make her an excellent addition to our market-leading team.”
Chantale joins Weil from Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. Chantale’s practice focuses on complex litigation in federal court relating to business disputes in the finance, media and technology sectors. She represents businesses and individuals in their most pressing cases, and has successfully achieved significant courtroom victories and legal judgments in favor of her clients, including in cases involving important questions of first impression. Chantale also has extensive experience defeating nationwide class actions, having served as lead counsel in dozens of high-stakes cases alleging corporate fraud, securities or RICO violations, and consumer deception. Chantale’s legal achievements have been recognized throughout the industry, including by the Bar Association of the District of Columbia, Law360 and The American Lawyer, among others.
Chantale commented: “Weil has an unparalleled platform for providing best-in-class legal services to corporate clients. I look forward to working with Weil’s outstanding litigators and other talented lawyers around the world to help our clients successfully navigate their most challenging and complex matters.”
About Weil’s Litigation Department
Weil’s more than 350-lawyer global Litigation Department provides clients with integrated and innovative legal advice in all major substantive areas of the law. Our multidisciplinary, trial-ready approach helps clients manage risk across jurisdictions and geographies, at every stage of the dispute resolution process. One of our biggest strengths is our ability to assemble the cross-practice teams necessary to tackle everything from pre-dispute counseling to multi-faceted crisis situations, whether they involve bankruptcies, product recalls, or government investigations, among other bet-the company scenarios. The Complex Commercial Litigation practice is the largest single component of the Department and includes more than 130 litigators around the U.S. and Europe who collectively possess comprehensive experience in successful high-stakes litigation on behalf of the world’s largest and most sophisticated clients and across industries.
Founded in 1931, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has been a preeminent provider of legal services for the past 90 years. With approximately 1,100 lawyers in offices on three continents, Weil has been a pioneer in establishing a geographic footprint that has allowed the Firm to partner with clients wherever they do business. The Firm’s four departments, Corporate, Litigation, Restructuring, and Tax, Executive Compensation & Benefits, and more than two dozen practice groups are consistently recognized as leaders in their respective fields.
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