October 11, 2018
Weil earned high praise in Legal Media Group’s 2018 LMG Life Sciences rankings, demonstrating the Firm’s continued prowess in the life sciences sector in the United States. LMG’s analysis of the Firm states, “Weil has a long history of dominance in servicing some of the most prominent brand names in the life sciences industry.”
Weil’s U.S. Antitrust practice achieved the premier “Highly Recommended” ranking, while the Patent Litigation practice earned the “Recommended” ranking. In addition, 10 Weil attorneys were named “Life Science Stars.” The lawyers recognized are Michael Aiello, Yehudah Buchweitz, Raymond Gietz, Ann Malester, John Neuwirth, Steven Newborn, Edward Reines, Charan Sandhu, Diane Sullivan and Elizabeth Weiswasser.
In September, Weil was recognized as “Antitrust Firm of the Year” at LMG’s Life Sciences Awards 2018. Weil was also awarded the “Finance & Transactional Deal of the Year” for its representation of Sanofi in its $11.6 billion acquisition of Bioverativ, Inc.
LMG Life Sciences is an annual guide focusing on U.S. attorneys and firms in the life sciences industry. Research for the publication is based on nearly 1,000 interviews and surveys completed by practitioners and clients who are active in the market.