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RANKINGS

Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2014
The firm and many of its attorneys individually are recognized for outstanding work in the areas of Antitrust, Bankruptcy/Restructuring; Climate Change; Corporate/M&A (The Elite); Environment (Transactional); FCPA; Financial Services Regulation (Broker Dealer: Compliance, Enforcement); Government Relations; Insurance (Dispute Resolution: Policy Holder, Transactional & Regulatory); Investment Funds (Hedge Funds, Registered Funds); Litigation (General Commercial - The Elite, Securities, White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations); Private Equity (Buyouts); Real Estate (Corporate & Finance, “Dirt”); Securities (Enforcement, Litigation, Regulation); Tax; Technology & Outsourcing; Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite; and Wealth Management.

The firm received Band 1 rankings for Insurance (Transactional & Regulatory) for the second consecutive year, and Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite for the third consecutive year. Additionally, Willkie was named “Firm of the Year” in the area of Investment Funds at the 2014 Chambers USA Awards for Excellence.

Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2014
The firm and many of its attorneys individually are recognized for outstanding work in the areas Banking & Finance, Competition/European Law, Corporate/M&A (High End), Dispute Resolution (Litigation Elite), Employment, Environment, PFI/PPP, Private Equity (High End), Projects (International), Public Law, Restructuring/Insolvency and Tax.

Willkie once again received Band 1 rankings in the categories of Competition/European Law, PFI/PPP, Private Equity (High End), Public Law, and Restructuring/Insolvency.

Chambers Global – The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2014
The firm and many of its attorneys individually are recognized for outstanding work in the areas of Banking & Finance; Bankruptcy/Restructuring; Capital Markets; Competition/European Law; Corporate/M&A; Climate Change (Global-Wide); Dispute Resolution (Litigation, Elite); FCPA Experts; International Trade (Anti-Corruption); Investment Funds (Hedge Funds); Private Equity (Buyouts); Projects (International); Restructuring/Insolvency; and Tax.

For the fourth consecutive year, the firm ranked in Band 1 for Restructuring/Insolvency (France).

Global Competition Review – GCR 100 – 2014
Willkie’s Paris Antitrust and Competition team ranked as “Elite” in France.

BTI  – Client Service A-Team 2014
Willkie recognized for overall excellence in client service.

SNL Financial – 2014 Insurance Legal Adviser Rankings – January 2014
Willkie ranked #1 - Insurance Legal Adviser by deal value and #2 adviser based on number of deals.

Chambers UK – A Client’s Guide to the UK Legal Profession 2014
The firm and several of its attorneys individually are recognized for outstanding work in the areas of Insurance (Non-contentious) and Corporate Crime & Investigations.

Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2013
The firm and many of its attorneys individually are recognized for outstanding work in the areas of Antitrust; Bankruptcy/Restructuring; Climate Change; Corporate/M&A (The Elite); Environment (Transactional); FCPA Experts; Financial Services Regulation (Broker Dealer: Compliance); Government Relations; Insurance (Dispute Resolution: Policy Holder, Transactional & Regulatory); Intellectual Property (Patent); Investment Funds (Hedge Funds, Registered Funds); Litigation (General Commercial - The Elite, Securities, White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations); Private Equity (Buyouts); Real Estate (Corporate & Finance, "Dirt"); Securities (Enforcement, Litigation, Regulation); Tax; Technology & Outsourcing; Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite; and Wealth Management.

The firm received Band 1 rankings for Insurance (Transactional & Regulatory) and Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite (for the second consecutive year). Additionally, Willkie was nominated among a short list of firms for the "Chambers USA Awards for Excellence 2013" in the area of Insurance.

Chambers Europe – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2013
The firm and many of its attorneys individually are recognized for outstanding work in the areas Banking & Finance, Capital Markets (Equity), Competition/European Law, Corporate/M&A (High End), Dispute Resolution (Litigation), Employment, Environment, Private Equity, Projects (International), and Tax.  Willkie once again received Band 1 rankings in the categories of Competition/European Law, PFI/PPP, Private Equity (High End), Public Law, and Restructuring/Insolvency.

Chambers Global – The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2013
The firm and many of its attorneys individually are recognized for outstanding work in the areas of Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Capital Markets (Debt & Equity), Competition/European Law, Corporate/M&A, Corporate/M&A (Competition), Climate Change (Global-Wide), Dispute Resolution (Litigation), FCPA Experts; Investment Funds (Hedge Funds); Private Equity (Buyouts); Projects (International); Restructuring/Insolvency; and Tax.

For the third consecutive year, the firm ranked in Band 1 for Restructuring/Insolvency (France).

BTI  – Brand Elite 2013
Willkie recognized for delivering exceptional innovation and premium value and for significant client recommendations.

BTI  – Client Service A-Team 2013
Willkie recognized for overall excellence in client service.

Mergermarket M&A Round-Up –  First Half 2012

  • Americas: Ranked #1 among leading firms for advising on U.S. buyouts.
  • Global:  Ranked #2 among leading firms for advising on global buyouts.

Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2012
The firm and many of its attorneys individually are recognized for outstanding work in the areas of Antitrust; Bankruptcy/Restructuring; Climate Change; Corporate/M&A (The Elite); Environment; Environment (Transactional); FCPA Experts; Financial Services Regulation (Broker Dealer: Compliance); Government Relations; Insurance (Transactional & Regulatory, Dispute Resolution: Policy Holder); Intellectual Property (Patent); Investment Funds (Hedge Funds, Registered Funds); Litigation (General Commercial - The Elite, Securities, White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations); Private Equity (Buyouts); Real Estate (Corporate & Finance, “Dirt”); Securities (Litigation, Regulation, Enforcement); Tax; Technology & Outsourcing; Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite; and Wealth Management.

The firm received Band 1 rankings for Investment Funds: Registered Funds (for the sixth consecutive year) and Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite. Additionally, Willkie was nominated among a short list of firms for the “Chambers USA Awards for Excellence 2012” in the areas of Investment Funds and Securities Regulation.

Chambers Europe  – Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2012
The firm and many of its attorneys individually are recognized for outstanding work in the areas Banking & Finance, Capital Markets (Equity), Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution (Litigation), Environment, Private Equity, Projects (International), and Tax.

Willkie received Band 1 rankings in the categories of Competition/European Law, PFI/PPP, Private Equity (High End), Public Law, and Restructuring/Insolvency.

BTI – Strategic Review and Outlook for the U.S. Legal Services Industry 2012
Willkie recognized among leading firms for its significant strategic growth.

Chambers Global – The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2012
The firm and many of its attorneys individually are recognized for outstanding work in the areas of Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy, Capital Markets, Competition/European Law, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution (Litigation), FCPA, Global-Wide Climate Change, Investment Funds (Hedge Funds), Private Equity (Buyouts), Projects (International), Restructuring/Insolvency, and Tax.

For the second consecutive year, the firm ranked in Tier 1 for Restructuring/Insolvency.

Option Finance/Option Droit & Affaires – Private Equity Firm of the Year 2011
Paris office ranked number 1 for private equity in France.

Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2011
The firm and many of its attorneys individually are recognized for outstanding work in the areas of Antitrust; Bankruptcy/Restructuring; Corporate/M&A (The Elite); Environment; FCPA Experts; Financial Services Regulation (Broker Dealer: Compliance);  Government Relations; Insurance (Transactional & Regulatory, Dispute Resolution: Policy Holder); Intellectual Property (Patent); Investment Funds (Hedge Funds, Registered Funds); Litigation (General Commercial - The Elite, Securities); Private Equity (Buyouts); Real Estate (Corporate & Finance, "Dirt"); Securities (Litigation, Regulation, Enforcement); Tax; Technology & Outsourcing; Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite (Regulatory); and Wealth Management.

For the fifth consecutive year, the firm ranked in the number 1 tier for Investment Funds (Registered Funds).

Chambers Europe  –  Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2011
The firm and many of its attorneys individually are recognized for outstanding work in the areas of Administrative & Public Law;  Capital Markets (Equity), Competition/European Law; Corporate/M&A; Dispute Resolution (Litigation); PPP; Private Equity (High End); Projects (International); Public Law; Restructuring/Insolvency; and Tax.

For the third consecutive year, the firm is ranked in the number 1 tier for Private Equity in France.  The firm is also ranked in the number 1 tier for PPP, Public Law, and Restructuring/Insolvency in France.

Chambers Global – The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2011
The firm and many of its attorneys individually are recognized for outstanding work in the areas of Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy, Capital Markets (Equity), Competition/European Law, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution (Litigation), FCPA, Investment Funds (Hedge Funds), Private Equity (Buyouts), Projects (International, Regional Experts), Restructuring/Insolvency, and Tax.

The firm is ranked in the number 1 tier for Restructuring/Insolvency in France.

MultiCultural Law Magazine – Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity – 2011
Willkie ranked as the number 3 firm for women and among the top U.S. law firms for diversity.

Mergermarket Global M&A League Tables – Year-End 2010

  • Americas: Ranked among the top firms for advising on US buyouts.
  • Germany: Ranked among the top firms for advising on transactions with a combined value of over $19 billion.
Bloomberg – Global Legal Adviser League Tables – Year-End 2010
  • U.S. Equity Linked Issuer Advisers: Ranked among the top firms for advising on transactions with a combined value of $478 million.
  • U.S. Equity Linked Manager Advisers: Ranked among the top firms for advising on transactions with a combined value of $435 million.
Chambers USA   –  America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2010
The firm and many of its attorneys individually are recognized for outstanding work in the areas of Antitrust; Bankruptcy/Restructuring; Corporate/M&A (The Elite); Environmental; FCPA Experts; Government Relations; Insurance (Transactional & Regulatory, Dispute Resolution: Insurer, Policy Holder); Intellectual Property; Investment Funds (Hedge Funds, Registered Funds); Litigation (General Commercial - The Elite, Securities); Private Equity (Buyouts); Real Estate (Corporate & Finance, "Dirt"); Securities (Litigation, Regulation, Enforcement); Tax; Technology & Outsourcing; Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite (Regulatory); and Wealth Management.

For the fourth consecutive year, the firm ranked in the number one tier for Investment Funds (Registered Funds).

Chambers Global  –  The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2010
The firm and many of its attorneys individually are recognized for outstanding work in the areas of Banking & Finance, Capital Markets (Equity), Competition/European Law, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution (Litigation), Private Equity (Buyouts), Restructuring/Insolvency, and Tax.

Chambers Europe  –  Europe’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2010
The firm and many of its attorneys individually are recognized for outstanding work in the areas of Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy, Capital Markets (Equity), Competition/European Law, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution (Litigation), FCPA Experts, Investment Funds (Hedge Funds), Private Equity, Projects (International), PFI/PPP, Public Law, Restructuring/Insolvency, and Tax.

For the second consecutive year, the firm is ranked in the number 1 tier for Private Equity (High End) in France. 

MultiCultural Law Magazine – Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity – 2010
Willkie listed among the top U.S. law firms for diversity and women.

Magazine des Affaires -- Restructuring LBO -- January/February 2010
Paris office ranked number 1 in the category of "Restructuring LBO" in France.

NOMINATIONS AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Ethisphere Magazine – Attorneys Who Matter 2014
Partners Martin Weinstein, Michael Schachter and Mei Lin Kwan-Gett recognized for their significant achievements in advancing corporate ethics and compliance.

France’s Best Lawyers/Les Echos - 2014
Paris partner Alexandra Bigot named "Structured Finance Lawyer of the Year."

France’s Best Lawyers/Les Echos - 2014
Paris partner Annette Péron named "LBO Lawyer of the Year."

Chambers USA Awards for Excellence – 2014
Willkie was named “Firm of the Year” in the area of Investment Funds.

Latin Trade Group Rising Legal Stars - 2014
Corporate partner Maria-Leticia Ossa-Daza recognized for excellence in handling complex legal issues in the Latin American business environment.

New York Law Journal Rising Star - 2014
Litigation partner Deirdre Hykal included in an elite group of attorneys from across New York State to comprise the NYLJ’s 2014 class of "Rising Stars."

Law360 Rising Stars – 2014
Partners Sameer Advani (Securities), Laura Delanoy (M&A), David Drewes (Real Estate) and Robert Langdon (Private Equity) recognized as top practitioners in their respective areas of practice.

Euromoney Legal Media Group’s - Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2014
Willkie shortlisted for International Firm of the Year for Diversity and Talent Management, and four women partners recognized for excellence in their respective areas of practice.

Lexology/ILO – 2014 Client Choice Awards
Partner Mitchell Auslander honored for excellence in the area Insurance and Reinsurance.

Corporate Intl Global Awards – 2014
Willkie named “Complex Commercial Litigation Firm of the Year” in Washington, D.C

Corporate Intl Global Awards – 2014
Willkie named "Asset Management Law Firm of the Year" and "Financial Services Sector Regulatory Law Firm of the Year" in Washington, D.C.

Corporate Intl Global Awards – 2014
Willkie named "Cross-Border M&A Firm of the Year" in France.

Law360 MVP - 2013
Corporate partner Gordon Caplan selected as one of only five attorneys nationwide to be named MVP in the area of Private Equity.

New York Law Journal Lifetime Achievement Awards – November 2013
Willkie’s Gov. Mario M. Cuomo recognized for of his career accomplishments and the profound impact he has made on the law, in New York’s legal community and as New York State’s Governor.

Juve Awards 2013
Frankfurt office nominated among a short list of firms for "M&A Firm of the Year."

Ethisphere Magazine – Attorneys Who Matter 2013
Partners Martin Weinstein, Michael Schachter and Mei Lin Kwan-Gett recognized for their achievements in advancing corporate ethics and compliance.

Law360 FCPA Powerhouse Firm – June 2013
Willkie recognized as one of the top 10 “Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Powerhouse Firms.”

New York Law Journal Rising Star - 2013
Litigation partner Todd G. Cosenza included in an elite group of attorneys from across New York State to comprise the NYLJ’s inaugural class of "Rising Stars."

National Bar Association - Young Lawyers Division’s Trailblazer Award 2012/2013
Business Reorganization and Restructuring partner Shaunna Jones recognized as a young lawyer who demonstrates unprecedented achievement in law practice.

Euromoney Legal Media Group’s - Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2013
Partner Margot Schonholtz recognized for “Best in Insolvency & Restructuring.”

France’s Best Lawyers/Les Echos - 2013
Paris partner Marie-Hélène Raffin recognized in Les Echos as Best Lawyers’ 2013 selection for “Paris Tax Lawyer of the Year.”

Turnarounds & Workouts – Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyers - 2013
Business Reorganization and Restructuring partner Rachel Strickland was once again one of 12 attorneys nationwide to be profiled on T&W’s "Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyers" special report.

Chambers USA - Women in Law Awards 2013
Partner Mei Lin Kwan-Gett recognized as "Up & Coming Litigation Lawyer of the Year."

Lexology/ILO – 2013 Client Choice Awards
Partners Mitchell Auslander, Xavier Dieux and Eduardo Fernandez honored in the categories of Litigation (United States:  New York), General Corporate (Belgium) and M&A (France), respectively.

Law360 – 2012 Real Estate Group Of The Year – January 2013
Willkie honored for its significant accomplishments and extensive range of services in the area of real estate.

Law360 – Pro Bono Firm of the Year – September 2012
Willkie profiled as one of the top pro bono firms, based on major victories and number of attorney hours committed to pro bono activities.

Ethisphere Magazine – Attorneys Who Matter 2012
Partners Martin Weinstein, Michael Schachter and Mei Lin Kwan-Gett recognized for their achievements in advancing corporate ethics and compliance.

Juve Awards 2012
Frankfurt office nominated among a short list of firms for "Private Equity and Venture Capital Firm of the Year."

Belgium’s Best M&A Lawyer/DE TIJD – June 2012
Brussels partner Xavier Dieux profiled as Belgium’s leading M&A lawyer.

Chambers USA Awards for Excellence - 2012
Willkie nominated among a short list of firms for the "Chambers USA Awards for Excellence 2012" in the area of Investment Funds and Securities Regulation.

National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges  – Next Generation Program  2012
Business Reorganization and Restructuring partner Shaunna Jones among a select group of up-and-coming bankruptcy professionals nationwide invited to participate in NCBJ’s prestigious Next Generation Program.

France’s Best Lawyers/Les Echos - 2012
Paris partner Daniel Payan recognized in Les Echos as Best Lawyers’ 2012 selection for "Paris Private Equity Lawyer of the Year."

Turnarounds & Workouts – Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyers - 2012
Business Reorganization and Restructuring partner Rachel Strickland was one of 12 attorneys nationwide to be profiled on T&W’s "Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyers" special report.

IFLR Europe Awards 2012 – European Private Equity Team of the Year – March 2012
Paris attorneys honored for overall excellence in the area of private equity.

Law360 Rising Star - 2012
Real Estate partner Thomas Henry selected as one of only five attorneys nationwide to be named "Rising Star" in the area of Real Estate.

Law360 Rising Star - 2012
Corporate partner Russell Leaf selected as one of only five attorneys nationwide to be named "Rising Star" in the area of Private Equity.

Fordham Law Rising Star - 2012
Litigation partner Todd G. Cosenza named Fordham Law School’s “Rising Star” in the area of Private Practice.

BTI Client Service All-Star Team - 2012
Real Estate partner Eugene Pinover and Intellectual Property partners John DiMatteo and Eugene Chang recognized by leading corporate counsel for superior client service.

Law360 - 2011 Private Equity Group Of The Year – January 2012
Willkie honored for its significant accomplishments and extensive range of services in the area of private equity.

New York Magazine – The New York Area’s Lawyers of the Year – 2011

  • Senior Counsel Myron Trepper named "Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Lawyer of the Year."

  • Partner Margery Neale named "Mutual Funds Law Lawyer of the Year."
Law360 Rising Star - 2011
Corporate partner Adam Turteltaub selected as one of only five attorneys nationwide to be named "Rising Star" in the area of Corporate Finance.

Option Finance/Option Droit & Affaires – Private Equity Lawyer of the Year 2011
Paris partner Daniel Payan recognized as France’s 2011 "Private Equity Lawyer of the Year."

Law 360 "How They Won It" Series – November 2011
Willkie litigation team profiled for its successful representation of real estate developer Harry Macklowe in litigation against Carl Icahn ("Willkie Farr Bests Icahn In Contract Feud").

Law 360 "How They Won It" Series – June 2011
Willkie litigation team profiled for its successful representation of Lime Wire LLC and its founder in the critical damages stages of Lime Wire’s action against the music industry ("Willkie Farr Gets Record Cos. To Settle For a Song").

France’s Best Lawyers - 2011
Paris partner Alexandra Bigot named "2011 France Insolvency and Reorganization Lawyer of the Year."

Chambers USA Awards for Excellence - 2010
Willkie nominated among a short list of firms for the "Chambers USA Awards for Excellence 2010" in the area of Investment Funds.

American Lawyer – Dealmakers of the Year 2010
Business Reorganization and Restructuring Department Co-Chairs Marc Abrams and Matthew Feldman named among an elite few as "Dealmakers of the Year" by The American Lawyer; Mr. Abrams for his work on behalf of a group of DIP Lenders in the Delphi case, and Mr. Feldman for his work during 2009 on behalf of the U.S. Treasury’s Auto Task Force.


DEALS AND MATTERS OF THE YEAR

IFLR Europe Awards 2014 – Project Finance Deal of the Year – April 2014
Willkie recognized for its representation of the lenders in the Marseille L2 Ring Road PPP.

Option Finance Awards – LBO Deal of the Year – March 2014
Firm recognized for representing PAI Partners in its acquisition of IPH from Investcorp.

Option Finance Awards – M&A Deal of the Year – March 2014
Firm recognized for representing CEPL shareholder Arcapita in the restructuring and subsequent sale of CEPL to ID Logistics.

M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards – 2014
Willkie recognized for its role representing the majority second lien noteholder in the Ahern Rentals chapter 11 reorganization in the category “Restructuring Deal of the Year (over $500M to $1B).”

Law 360 "How They Won It" Series – December 2013
Willkie litigation team profiled for winning a landmark verdict in the high-profile copyright infringement case Agence France Presse v. Daniel Morel v. Getty Images, Inc., et al.

Am Law Litigation Daily – Litigator of the Week – December 2013
Partner Joseph Baio recognized for his lead role in winning a landmark verdict in the high-profile copyright infringement case of Agence France Presse v. Daniel Morel v. Getty Images, Inc., et al.

Global M&A Network Turnaround Atlas Awards  – Large Market Turnaround of the Year – June 2013
Firm recognized for its role in the out-of-court restructuring of Kerzner International Limited.

Global M&A Network Turnaround Atlas Awards  – Upper Mid Market Turnaround of the Year – June 2013
Firm recognized for its role in the out-of-court restructuring of Barneys New York.

Global M&A Network Turnaround Atlas Awards – Middle Market Chapter 11 Reorganization of the Year – June 2013
Firm recognized for its role in Reddy Ice’s chapter 11 plan of reorganization and sale.

CF News Award  – Best External Growth (Midcap)  –  May 2013
Paris office recognized for advising Kiloutou on its acquisition of equipment rental specialist BM Location from Group Monnoyeur.

Club des Trente Award – 2012 Corporate Finance Transaction of the Year - May 2013
Paris office recognized for advising Bonduelle in its inaugural bond issue on the European private placement market.

IFLR Europe Awards 2013 – Private Equity Deal of the Year – March 2013
Willkie recognized for its representation of AXA Private Equity in the sale of its majority stake in Home Shopping Europe (HSE24).

IFLR Americas Awards 2013 – Private Equity Deal of the Year – March 2013
Willkie recognized for its representation of Riverstone Holdings LLC in the $7.15 billion consortium LBO of El Paso Corporation’s exploration and production units.

Project Finance Magazine Awards – Deals of the Year Europe – February 2013
Paris office recognized for advising on the “European High-Speed Rail Deal of the Year 2012” (€1.8 billion Nîmes-Montpellier high speed railway bypass PPP)

NYSE Euronext’s Top Secondary Transaction of 2012
The deal team, in which Willkie played a major role, honored for the Bonduelle Group’s inaugural bond issue on the European private placement market.

Law 360 “How They Sealed The Deal” Series – October 2012
Willkie real estate team profiled for its representation of Sunrise Senior Living in the real estate aspects of its landmark merger with Health Care REIT  ("Sealing the Deal: Willkie Serves Up $3.2B Sunrise Megadeal”).

International M&A Advisor Awards – October 2012
The deal team, in which Willkie played a major role, in the out-of-court restructuring of PlayPower, Inc., honored in the category for “Restructuring Deal of the Year.”

American Lawyer – Big Deals – April 2012
Firm recognized for advising Riverstone Holdings LLC in the $7.15 Billion consortium LBO of El Paso Corporation’s exploration and production units.

IFLR Americas Awards 2012 – Restructuring Deal of the Year – March 2012
Firm recognized for its lead role in the cross-border restructuring of Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

IFLR Europe Awards 2012 – Private Equity Deal of the Year – March 2012
Willkie recognized for its representation of PAI partners in the $1.1 billion sale of its 50 percent stake in Yoplait to U.S.-based General Mills.

Project Finance International / Project Finance Magazine Awards 2011
Paris office recognized for advising on PFI and Project Finance Magazine’s "Europe PPP Deal of the Year" (Eco-tax) and "Europe Rail Deal of the Year" (SEA HSR).

M&A Advisor 2012 Turnaround Awards
The deal team, in which Willkie played a major role, on the out-of-court restructuring of Keystone Automotive Operations, Inc., honored in the award category "Retail Manufacturing/Distribution Deal of the Year (Over $50 Million)."

American Lawyer – Dealmaker of the Week – April 2011
Partner David Boston recognized for his lead role in representing Level 3 Communications in its all-stock $3 billion acquisition of Global Crossing Limited.

M&A Advisor 2011 Turnaround Awards
The deal team, in which Willkie played a major role, on the restructuring in Chapter 11 of client EnviroSolutions Holdings, Inc. was honored in the award category "Consumer and Retail Products (Over $100mm)."

Am Law Litigation Daily – Litigator of the Week – November 2010
Partner Martin Klotz recognized for his lead role on behalf of SAC Capital Advisors LLC in reaching a $10 million settlement in case against Biovail Corp. (now Valeant Pharmaceuticals) for frivolous and malicious litigation.

M&A 2010 International Awards
Willkie recognized for its role in providing multidisciplinary counsel to Oaktree Capital Management, leading to the massive financial restructuring of SGD Group – named "Distressed M&A Deal of the Year."

PFI Awards 2010
Paris office recognized for advising on PFI’s "Europe Power Deal of the Year" (Exeltium) and "Europe Telecoms Deal of the Year" (GSM-R).

American Lawyer – Big Deals – July/August 2010
Firm recognized for advising on Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.’s $5 billion acquisition of Ratiopharm GmbH.

American Lawyer – Deals in Brief – July/August 2010
Firm recognized for advising Warburg Pincus LLC in its $3.4 billion acquisition (with Silver Lake Partners, L.P.) of Interactive Data Corporation.

Corporate Control Alert – Top 10 Deals – July 2010
Willkie recognized for advising ev3 Inc. in its $2.6 billion agreement to be acquired by Covidien plc.

Corporate Control Alert – Top 20 Deals for First Half of 2010 – July 2010
Willkie recognized for advising Brookfield Asset Management Inc. in the $10 billion bid to acquire (with Simon Property Group Inc. and Paulson & Co.) General Growth Properties Inc.

American Lawyer – Big Suits – June 2010
Firm recognized for representing Comcast Corporation in litigation against the Federal Communications Commission with respect to "network neutrality."

American Lawyer – Big Suits – June 2010
Firm recognized for its role in USA v. Daimler.

American Lawyer – Dealmaker of the Year – April 2010
Business Reorganization and Restructuring Department Co-Chairs Marc Abrams and Matthew Feldman recognized among a short list of 2010’s top transactions lawyers for their respective roles in the landmark reorganization of Delphi Corporation.

American Lawyer – Big Deals – February 2010
Firm recognized for advising Comcast Corporation on the regulatory aspects of its $6.5 billion agreement to acquire a majority interest of NBC Universal, Inc. from General Electric Company.

Corporate Control Alert – Top 10 Deals – May 2010
Willkie recognized for advising Warburg Pincus in its $3.4 billion acquisition (with Silver Lake Partners) of Interactive Data Corp.