Chambers 2015 Directories Recognize Willkie with 91 Attorney and 35 Practice Area Rankings

June 1, 2015

Firm once again receives high honors, including 18 Band 1 attorney rankings and eight Band 1 practice area rankings across a range of categories. 

Willkie received 91 attorney rankings and 35 practice area rankings in the 2015 editions of Chambers USA, Chambers Europe and Chambers UK directories.

The 2015 edition of Chambers USA prominently recognizes the firm for outstanding work across multiple practice areas in New York, Washington, D.C., Texas and nationwide. In the USA directory the firm received 66 individual attorney rankings and 22 practice area rankings, including Band 1 rankings for Insurance (Transactional & Regulatory) for the third consecutive year, and Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite for the fourth consecutive year. The firm received 11 Band 1 attorney rankings.

Overall, the firm and many of its attorneys individually are recognized for outstanding work in the following areas:

  • Antitrust; 
   
  • Intellectual Property (Patent); 
  • Banking & Finance;
   
  • Investment Funds (Hedge Funds, Registered Funds, Private Equity: Fund Formation);
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring;
   
  • Litigation (General Commercial - The Elite, Securities, White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations);
  • Climate Change;
   
  • Private Equity (Buyouts);
  • Corporate/M&A (The Elite);
   
  • Real Estate (General, Corporate & Finance, “Dirt”);
  • Environment (Transactional);
   
  • Securities (Litigation, Regulation: Enforcement);
  • FCPA
   
  • Tax
  • Financial Services Regulation (Broker Dealer: Compliance, Enforcement);
   
  • Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite (General, Regulatory); and
  • Government Relations;
   
  • Wealth Management.
  • Insurance (Dispute Resolution: Policy Holder, Transactional & Regulatory);
     

The 2015 edition of Chambers Europe also recognizes Willkie for excellence across numerous practice areas. The firm received 12 practice area rankings (including five in Band 1) and 22 attorney rankings (including six in Band 1).  Willkie received Band 1 practice area rankings in the categories of Competition/European Law for the fourth consecutive year, PFI/PPP for the fifth consecutive year, Private Equity (High End) for more than seven consecutive years, Public Law for the fifth consecutive year, and Restructuring/Insolvency for the fifth consecutive year.

The European directory recognizes the firm and many of its attorneys individually for outstanding work in the areas of:

  • Banking & Finance (General, Acquisition Finance
    & Syndicated Lending); 
   
  • Private Equity (High End); 
  • Competition/European Law;
   
  • Projects (International);
  • Corporate/M&A;
   
  • Public Law;
  • Dispute Resolution (Litigation);
   
  • Restructuring/Insolvency; and
  • Employment;
   
  • Tax.
  • PFI/PPP;
     

Additionally, Chambers UK (2015), which was published earlier in the year, recognizes the firm for Insurance (Non-Contentious) and Financial Crime, and Chambers Global (2015) includes selected attorney and practice area rankings from Chambers USA, Chambers Europe and Chambers UK