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The world's largest multinational corporations, top-tier international investment banks, private equity and entrepreneurs all rely on our Corporate Department to resolve their thorniest legal and business challenges. Our lawyers have earned high praise for their innovative approach to complex transactions and are recognized internationally as leaders in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, finance and investment funds.

Recognition

Our practice is frequently and consistently recognized for its work. Recent honors include:

  • Law360 2021: Recognized consistently in recent years as “Practice Group of the Year” for multiple practices, including M&A, private equity, fund formation and capital markets, with numerous lawyers recognized as Law360 MVPs and Rising Stars
  • Chambers USA, Chambers UK, Chambers Asia-Pacific and Chambers Global 2022: Ranked as a leading firm in numerous U.S. and international categories including M&A, private equity buyouts, fund formation, international asset management, activist takeover and defense, banking and finance, securitization, derivatives, technology-related intellectual property work, media-and entertainment-related intellectual property work and cross-border finance and capital markets, with over 43 lawyers earning top rankings
  • The Legal 500 2021 and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021: Ranked as a top-tier firm in numerous U.S. and international categories, including M&A, private equity, fund formation, shareholder activism, commercial lending, securitization and derivatives, media- and entertainment-related intellectual property work and debt and equity offerings, with over 36 lawyers recognized as key lawyers
  • The Deal 2021: One lawyer recognized as a “Top Women in Dealmaking” and one lawyer as a “Top Rising Star” for each private equity and M&A; in 2018, recognized as “Private Equity Law Firm of the Year”
  • IFLR1000 and IFLR1000 Asia Pacific 2022: Ranked as a top-tier firm in numerous categories, including M&A, private equity, fund formation, banking and finance, derivatives, structured finance and securitizations, and debt and equity, with over 24 lawyers recognized for their work
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" 2022: Ranked as a Tier 1 firm in numerous categories, including M&A, private funds, securitization and structured finance and capital markets, with six lawyers earning top rankings
  • The American Lawyer 2021: Two lawyers recognized as “Dealmakers of the Year”
  • Corporate International - Private Funds Law Firm of the Year 2022
  • Private Equity International 2021: Shortlisted for “Law Firm of the Year – Transactions;” in 2020, shortlisted for “Law Firm of the Year in North America” for fund formation, with one lawyer recognized as one of “The 100 Most Influential of the Decade”
  • Private Debt Investor 2020: Shortlisted for “Law Firm of the Year” for fund formation
  • Vault.com 2021: Recognized as one of the “Best Law Firms” for private equity and capital markets
  • Asian Legal Business 2021: “M&A Deal of the Year – Premium”
  • China Business Law Journal 2021: Recognized as international law firm winner in numerous categories, including M&A, private equity and venture capital, consumer and retail, internal and e-commerce, and media, sports and entertainment

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