Chambers 2016 Editions Recognize Willkie with 93 Attorney and 35 Practice Area Rankings

May 27, 2016

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

Willkie received 93 attorney rankings and 35 practice area rankings in the 2016 editions of Chambers USA, Chambers Europe and Chambers UK directories.

The 2016 edition of Chambers USA recognizes the firm for outstanding work across multiple practice areas on a nationwide basis as well as in New York, Washington, DC and Texas. The firm received 62 individual attorney rankings and 23 practice area rankings, including Band 1 rankings for Insurance (Transactional & Regulatory), both nationwide and in New York, for the fourth consecutive year, and Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite for the fifth consecutive year. Willkie also received 11 Band 1 attorney rankings.

Overall, the firm or its attorneys 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, Securities, White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations)
  • Climate Change
  • Private Equity (Buyouts)
  • Corporate/M&A (The Elite)
  • Real Estate (General, Mainly Corporate & Finance)
  • Environment (Mainly Transactional)
  • Securities (Litigation, Regulation)
  • FCPA
  • Tax
  • Financial Services Regulation (Broker Dealer: Enforcement)
  • Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite

  • Government Relations
  • Wealth Management
  • Insurance (Dispute Resolution: Policy Holder, Transactional & Regulatory)
 

The 2016 edition of Chambers Europe also recognizes Willkie for excellence across numerous practice areas. The firm received 11 practice area rankings (including five in Band 1) and 26 attorney rankings (including six in Band 1 or above). Willkie received Band 1 practice area rankings in the categories of Competition/European Law for the fifth consecutive year, PFI/PPP for the sixth consecutive year, Private Equity (High End) for more than eight consecutive years, Public Law for the sixth consecutive year, and Restructuring/Insolvency for the sixth consecutive year.

The European directory recognizes the firm or its attorneys for outstanding work in the areas of:

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

Additionally, Chambers UK 2016, which was published earlier in the year, recognizes the firm or its attorneys for Insurance (Non-Contentious), Financial Crime and Investment Funds (Private Equity).

Chambers Global 2016 includes selected attorney and practice area rankings compiled from Chambers USA, Chambers Europe and Chambers UK