June 22, 2021

Willkie has been recognized as a leading firm for its outstanding work across multiple practice areas in the 2021 edition of The Legal 500 United States.

We earned 28 practice area rankings in 2021.

The Firm is recognized for outstanding work in the following practice areas:

  • Alternative/hedge funds
  • Commercial lending
  • Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense: advice to corporates; advice to individuals
  • Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional
  • Energy transactions: oil & gas
  • Environment: transactional
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Fintech
  • General commercial disputes
  • Insurance: advice to policyholders
  • Insurance: non-contentious
  • International trade
  • M&A litigation: defense
  • M&A: large deals ($1bn+)
  • Merger control
  • Mutual/registered/exchange-traded funds
  • Private equity buyouts
  • Private equity funds (including venture capital)
  • Real estate
  • Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate
  • Securities litigation: defense
  • Shareholder activism: advice to boards; advice to shareholders
  • Structured finance: derivatives and structured products
  • Technology transactions
  • Telecoms & broadcast: regulatory