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Weil Receives High Rankings in the 2019 Edition of Legal 500 United States

Weil was recognized in 49 categories in the 2019 edition of Legal 500 United States. In addition, Weil’s lawyers received 188 mentions in the 2019 directory. Of note, eight lawyers were included in Legal 500’s Hall of Fame, 27 received a Leading Lawyer recommendation, 22 received a Next Generation Lawyer recommendation and three received a Rising Star recommendation.

Additionally, Weil has been recommended as a Top-Tier Firm in 11 practice areas:

  • Antitrust – Merger Control
  • Dispute Resolution – General Commercial Disputes
  • Dispute Resolution – M&A Litigation: Defense
  • Dispute Resolution – Securities Litigation: Defense
  • Finance - Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Corporate
  • Industry Focus – Environment: Transactional
  • Intellectual Property – Copyright
  • M&A/Corporate and Commercial – Corporate Governance
  • Media, Technology and Telecoms – Technology: Transactions
  • Tax – International Tax
  • Tax – US Taxes: Non-Contentious

Weil has also been recommended in the following 38 practice areas in the United States:

Antitrust

  • Cartel
  • Civil Litigation/Class Actions: Defense

Dispute Resolution

  • Appellate: Court of Appeals
  • Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense
  • Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense – Advice to Individuals
  • International Arbitration
  • International Trade
  • Leading Trial Lawyers
  • Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Consumer Products (Including Tobacco) – Defense
  • Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Toxic Tort – Defense

Finance

  • Capital Markets – Debt Offerings – Advice to Issuers
  • Capital Markets – Debt Offerings – Advice to Underwriters
  • Capital Markets – Equity Offerings – Advice to Issuers
  • Capital Markets – Equity Offerings – Advice to Managers
  • Capital Markets – High-Yield Debt Offerings – Advice to Issuers
  • Commercial Lending – Advice to Borrowers
  • Commercial Lending – Advice to Lenders
  • Structured Finance – Securitization

Industry Focus

  • Energy Transactions: Oil and Gas
  • Healthcare: Life Sciences
  • Sport

Intellectual Property

  • Patent Litigation: Full Coverage
  • Patents: Licensing
  • Trade Secrets (Litigation and Non-Contentious Matters)
  • Trademarks: Litigation

Investment Fund Formation and Management

  • Private Equity Funds (Including Venture Capital)

    Labor and Employment

  • Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans (Transactional)
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense
  • Workplace and Employment Counseling

M&A/Corporate and Commercial

  • M&A: Large Deals ($1bn+)
  • Private Equity Buyouts
  • Shareholder Activism: Advice to Boards

Media, Technology and Telecoms

  • Media and Entertainment: Litigation
  • Media and Entertainment: Transactional
  • Telecoms and Broadcast: Transactional

Real Estate and Construction

  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate – Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

To view further details on Weil’s success, please visit Legal 500.

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