June 9, 2022

Willkie earned 30 practice area rankings and additional recognitions in The Legal 500 United States 2022, an annual guide to the top law firms and attorneys in the country. The rankings recognize Willkie’s practice groups among the foremost nationwide, reflecting the Firm’s comprehensive strengths as well as its ongoing growth.

The Firm and/or its lawyers are recognized for work in the following practice areas:

  • Alternative/hedge funds
  • Capital markets: high-yield debt offerings
  • Commercial lending
  • Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense: advice to corporates; advice to individuals
  • Cyber law (including data privacy and data protection)
  • Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: design; transactional
  • Energy: Renewable/alternative power
  • Energy regulation: conventional power
  • Energy transactions: oil & gas
  • Environment: transactional
  • ERISA litigation
  • Fintech
  • General commercial disputes
  • Insurance: non-contentious
  • International trade
  • Leading trial lawyers
  • M&A litigation: defense
  • M&A: large deals ($1bn+)
  • Media & entertainment: litigation
  • Merger control
  • Mutual/registered/exchange-traded funds
  • Private equity buyouts
  • Private equity funds (including venture capital)
  • Real estate (including Real estate finance)
  • Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate
  • Securities litigation: defense
  • Shareholder activism: advice to boards; advice to shareholders
  • Sport
  • Structured finance: derivatives and structured products
  • Taxes: non-contentious
  • Technology transactions
  • Telecoms & broadcast: regulatory