Skip to content
Law firm profile

ArentFox Schiff LLP

Global 2023
Ranked departments
5
Ranked lawyers
11
Share profile
Global
Also ranked in the following guides

About

Provided by ArentFox Schiff LLP
Global

Chairman: Anthony Lupo

Managing Partners: Cristina A. Carvalho and Joseph J. Krasovec III

Number of partners: 325

Number of lawyers: 650

Firm Overview: 

ArentFox Schiff LLP is internationally recognized in core industries where business and the law intersect. With more than 600 lawyers and policy professionals, the firm serves as a destination for an international roster of companies, governments, individuals, and trade associations.

Main Areas of Practice: 

Advertising, Promotions & Data Security: 

Focuses on media, television, and consumer products companies in all aspects of advertising and promotions including: clearing promotions and advertising globally, advertising and trade regulation law, and federal and state investigations.

Automotive: 

Focuses on business, franchise and consumer litigation, corporate and real estate transactions, vehicle safety law, regulatory, distribution and franchise, intellectual property, antitrust, environmental and emissions, consumer lending, customs and international trade, restructuring and bankruptcy.

Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring:

Represents creditors’ committees, bondholders, note holders, secured creditors, lender syndicates, debtors, Chapter 11 trustees, and financing providers in bankruptcy proceedings.

Complex Litigation: 

Represents plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state courts across the country and in dispute resolution worldwide.

Corporate: 

Broad-based corporate experience includes mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, joint ventures and strategic alliances, corporate governance, and public and private offerings of equity and debt. Handles transactions for private equity funds, public companies, and midmarket private companies.

Cybersecurity & Data Protection: 

Experience in all aspects of cybersecurity, privacy and data protection. The Group serves clients in regulated spaces such as health care and telecommunications and sophisticated industries including retail, gaming and entertainment, and media.

Government Relations: 

Assists companies, trade associations, universities, governmental organisations, and other nonprofits attain their objectives by advocating at the federal, state, and local levels. Counsels on elections and political activity law.

Healthcare: 

Provides coordinated representation in all aspects of healthcare law, including reimbursement/coverage issues, Stark regulations, anti-kickback matters, fraud and abuse counseling, regulatory issues, false claims defence, HIPAA/ health privacy advice, RACs, telemedicine, and e-health.

Insurance & Reinsurance:  

Advises US and European insurers, reinsurers, and brokers on multi-state licensing projects, tax issues, regulatory compliance matters, and state investigations. Counsels clients on cross-border acquisitions including public company employment.

International Arbitration & Dispute Resolution: 

Represents parties in international commercial arbitration, treaty-based, and concession-based investor-State arbitration, and State-State arbitration. Advises sovereign and private clients on commercial law and international law matters, including questions arising under contracts, concessions and treaties, including international investment agreements.

Intellectual Property (IP): 

Offers a full range of services across copyright, patent, and trademark matters relating to the acquisition, enforcement, and commercial exploitation of IP rights and assets. Extensive experience prosecuting and defending against infringement claims in state and federal courts throughout the United States.

International Trade: 

Represents and advises clients in a range of cross-border matters, such as customs/import compliance; global trade policy; international trade litigation, including litigation before US Court of International Trade and US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and representing clients before the US Trade Representative office; export controls and sanctions, including compliance with the Arms Export Control Act and ITAR; and international anti-corruption and the FCPA.

Labour & Employment: 

Counsels on employment litigation, labour management relations, occupational safety and health, employee benefits, immigration, federal contractors, and public accommodations.

Non-Profit: 

Represents tax-exempt organisations on matters relating to tax, government relations, finance, real estate, labour, intellectual property, antitrust, and litigation. Serves as general counsel to associations and nonprofit organisations.

Real Estate: 

Handles projects nationally and internationally for institutional and private investors in joint venture formation and structuring, portfolio acquisition and sale, land acquisition and development, construction, financing, leasing, management, brokerage and sale for such projects as office buildings, shopping centres, hotels, factories, warehouses, research and development parks, and residential developments.

Sports: 

Counsels clients in the sports industry on all types of transactions, such as acquisitions and sales of franchises, arena stadium development and financing, naming rights agreements, sponsorship agreements, media rights agreements, issues with labour and employment, venue arrangements, and representation agreements with marketing agencies.

Tax & Estate Planning: 

Focuses on all areas of federal and state tax law, representing taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service, state tax authorities and courts having jurisdiction over federal tax disputes. Provides comprehensive estate planning, tax planning, business succession planning, charitable planning, and wealth management services.

Telecommunications: 

Handles services in all aspects of the telecommunications business, including transactions, licensing, regulatory compliance and advocacy, and litigation.

White-Collar: 

Handles all stages of a government investigation including parallel civil and criminal proceedings involving multiple agencies and across multiple jurisdictions. Conducts sensitive internal investigations, provides compliance and ethics training, guides clients through complex governmental audits and investigations.

Ranked Offices

Provided by ArentFox Schiff LLP

USA - Head office
USA
  • Chicago
    Willis Tower, 233 South Wacker Drive, Suite 7100, Chicago, Illinois, USA, IL 60606
    View ranked office
    New York
    1301 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York, USA, NY 10019
    View ranked office

ArentFox Schiff LLP rankings

Global Guide 2023
Filter by
Band
Canada
International Trade/WTO
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Riyaz Dattu
USA expertise based abroad
USA
Energy: Electricity (Transactional)
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Energy: Electricity (Transactional)
4
Energy: Electricity (Transactional)
4
Band 4
Lawyers
2
Sarah Fitts
2
Band 2
Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
2
Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
2
Band 2
Lawyers
2
Anthony Lupo
2
Band 2
2
Michael Grow
2
Band 2
International Arbitration: Counsel
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
6
Lee M. Caplan
6
Band 6
International Arbitration: Highly Regarded
1 Department
Department
International Arbitration: Highly Regarded
2
International Arbitration: Highly Regarded
2
Band 2
International Trade: Customs
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
4
David Hamill
4
Band 4
International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
1
Kay C Georgi
1
Band 1
International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions: The Elite
1 Department
Department
International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions: The Elite
4
International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions: The Elite
4
Band 4
International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy
3
International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy
3
Band 3
Lawyers
3
Matthew J Clark
3
Band 3
4
Matthew Nolan
4
Band 4
5
John M Gurley
5
Band 5
Privacy & Data Security
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
1
D Reed Freeman
1
Band 1