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Weil Receives High Rankings in the 2018 Edition of Legal 500 United States

Weil was recognized in 46 categories in the 2018 edition of Legal 500 United States. In addition, Weil’s lawyers received 204 mentions in the 2018 directory. Of note, five lawyers were included in Legal 500’s Hall of Fame, 27 received a Leading Lawyer recommendation and 22 received a Next Generation Lawyer recommendation.

Additionally, Weil has been recommended as a Top-Tier Firm in 10 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 – US Taxes: Non-Contentious

Weil has also been recommended in the following 36 practice areas in the United States:

Antitrust
Cartel
Civil Litigation/Class Actions

Dispute Resolution
Appellate: Court of Appeals
Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense – Advice to Corporates
Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense – Advice to Individuals
International Arbitration
International Trade
Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Consumer Products (Including Tobacco)
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
Capital Markets – High-Yield Debt Offerings – Advice to Underwriters
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

Media, Technology and Telecoms
Media and Entertainment
Telecoms and Broadcast: Transactional

Real Estate and Construction
Real Estate

Tax
International Tax

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

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