August 11, 2021

The firm has been honored on the shortlist for Team of the Year, Lawyer of the Year, and Deal of the Year, all in the area of Private Equity.

Willkie has been named as a finalist for three Private Equity awards at the upcoming IFLR1000 United States Awards. These honors include:

  • United States Team of the Year: Private Equity
  • United States Lawyer of the Year: Private Equity – Morgan Elwyn
  • United States Deal of the Year: Private Equity: Insight Partners $5 billion acquisition of Veeam Software

Willkie has developed a 360° platform to provide comprehensive advice to private equity sponsors and portfolio companies, advising on everything from fund formations, platform acquisitions, tuck-in acquisitions and joint ventures, to bank credit and other debt financings, IPOs, follow-on offerings, SPACs, PIPEs and ultimate exits. Our Private Equity Group handles transactions and cross-border matters worldwide, with attorneys practicing in twelve key market centers across the US and Europe. Our private equity team is recognized by a number of leading third-party organizations in the United States and Europe, including Chambers, Legal 500, IFLR1000, The Deal, and financial research firms PitchBook and Preqin.

The IFLR United States Awards aim to recognize and celebrate exceptional performance by law firms, teams and individual lawyers, across the spectrum of corporate finance disciplines. Deals are shortlisted for their market impact, legal innovation, size and complexity.

All winners will be announced on September 21, 2021 at a ceremony held online.