Since the founding of our firm in 1888, our New York attorneys have been involved in shaping some of the most innovative approaches to the successful practice of corporate law and complex litigation. The New York office today comprises close to 400 attorneys advising clients on major matters in a range of practice areas including corporate and securities law, litigation, business reorganization and restructuring, real estate, tax, intellectual property, executive compensation and employee benefits and trusts and estates.
Representing some of the world’s leading companies and financial firms, our New York office is regarded as the cornerstone of what is recognized as an elite international firm. We provide comprehensive counsel on critical business and legal issues in virtually all areas of business law.
Our depth of business acumen and legal experience spans across industries, in particular across the vast financial services industry. We bring a strategic focus to the synergies within our firm to deliver efficient and effective solutions to complex problems that are both U.S. and cross-border in nature.
Our model for success starts with client relationships. For over 130 years, Willkie’s commitment to client service has gone beyond implementing a current transaction or solving the challenging legal issue at hand. We collaborate with our clients to truly understand their commercial and legal goals and work tirelessly to position them for long-term growth and success. The work we do is complex, but our approach is simple. Entrepreneurially inspired, client focused and, above all, collaborative.