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This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2022 UK 2022 Europe 2022 Asia-Pacific 2022 Greater China Region 2022 Latin America 2022 High Net Worth 2021 FinTech 2022

About

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Chairman: Richard M Alexander

Co-Managing Partners: Michael D Daneker, Ellen Kaye Fleishhacker

Number of lawyers: Approximately 1,000 across nine domestic and four international offices

Firm Overview:

Arnold & Porter is renowned for its regulatory expertise, sophisticated litigation and transactional practitioners, and leading multidisciplinary practices in the life sciences and financial services industries. Client-driven and industry-focused, lawyers practice across over 30 critical areas, including bankruptcy, corporate, finance, IP, litigation, real estate, and tax, to help clients stay ahead of the global market, anticipate opportunities and address issues that impact the very value of their businesses. It offers practical forward-looking, results-oriented solutions to handle US, international and cross-border legal needs.


Main Areas of Practice:

Antitrust/Competition & Consumer Protection:

Industry leaders regularly engage the firm for matters related to US and international laws governing competition, pricing, distribution, advertising, and IP.

Appellate & Supreme Court:

Broad experience in federal and state law including administrative, antitrust, banking, bankruptcy, constitutional law, criminal law, employment, environmental, healthcare, IP, product liability, and telecommunications.

Attorney Liability:

Long history of defending attorneys in civil lawsuits and disciplinary proceedings.

Bankruptcy:

Represents secured and unsecured creditors, parties dealing with distressed businesses, investors and asset purchasers, committees, debtors, and equity holders.

Corporate & Securities:

Experience in M&A, private equity and corporate control matters. Represents issuers, underwriters, and security holders in a full range of public and private offerings of debt and equity securities.

Employment:

Assists clients nationwide with high stakes litigation, counseling and corporate/transactional employment matters.

Environmental:

Represents corporations, developers, utilities, and public agencies in a wide range of environmental regulatory matters including litigation.

FDA & Healthcare:

Advises pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and healthcare entities on regulation including fraud and abuse, pricing and contracting, coverage, and reimbursement.

Financial Services:

Handles legal, business, and regulatory issues encountered by financial institutions, including growth and expansion, regulatory, financial products and services, capital markets and corporate governance.

Government Contracts:

Advises companies conducting business with government agencies on white-collar crime, compliance programs, litigation, corporate transactions, privatization, outsourcing, policy, and legislation.

Intellectual Property:

Handles acquisition, protection, exploitation, and enforcement of IP rights relating to computer and information technology, internet, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology.

International Arbitration:

Long-standing ties to Latin America. Has advised on international arbitration projects for the US and international clients. Serves as advisers, advocates and arbitrators in the economic disputes between sovereign governments, and private investors.

International Trade:

Represents domestic and foreign corporations, institutions and individuals in virtually all aspects of international trade.

Life Sciences/Biotech:

Attuned to the current state of play and future of genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, biochips, pharmacogenetics and other current technological developments.

Litigation:

A major practice with more than half of its US lawyers involved. Product liability, antitrust and securities are traditional areas of strength. Work includes civil, criminal, regulatory, commercial, national, and international matters.

National Security Law & Policy:

Offers sophisticated guidance on national homeland security decision-making process and in dealings with the US Dept. of State, the US Dept. of Defense, other national security agencies, and the US Congress.

Private Client Services:

Counsels clients on estate planning, tax, real estate, family disputes, business organization and succession planning.

Product Liability:

Defends large and complex mass tort matters, acting both as national and trial counsel in cases asserting personal injury and property damage claims.

Real Estate:

Structures deals for owners and developers involving the acquisition, development, construction, financing, leasing, management and sale of office buildings, shopping centers, industrial sites, multifamily projects, hotels, and resorts.

Regulatory:

More than 80 attorneys who have held senior positions in US and European governments and international organizations and advise on regulatory solutions to the litigation and transactional options open to the firm’s clients.

Securities Enforcement & Litigation:

Represents clients in SEC investigations, class action securities litigation, shareholder derivative litigation, accounting irregularities, breach of fiduciary duty and criminal investigations by federal and state prosecutors.

Tax:

Advises on all major areas of corporate, partnership, employment, individual, trusts and estates and gift tax law.

Telecommunications:

Provides international regulatory, administrative, litigation and legislative advice to corporations, government entities, and individuals.

White-Collar Criminal Defense:

Represents individuals and corporations in grand jury and enforcement proceedings, criminal trials and internal investigations.

USA

This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2022 UK 2022 Europe 2022 Asia-Pacific 2022 Greater China Region 2022 Latin America 2022 High Net Worth 2021 FinTech 2022

Contributions

Total 4 contributions

Law and Practice

Life Sciences 2022 in USA

Authors: Daniel A. Kracov, David R. Marsh, Alice Ho

Trends and Developments

Medical Devices & Consumer Health Products 2021 in USA

Authors: Mahnu Davar, Abeba Habtemariam, Elizabeth Trentacost

Ranked Departments

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California

Environment
Band 3
Life Sciences
Band 4
Litigation: Appellate
Band 2
Technology: Outsourcing
Band 2
California: San Francisco, Silicon Valley & Surro

Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded
Band 1
Colorado

Litigation: General Commercial
Band 2

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California

Environment


Trenton H Norris
Band 2

Litigation: Appellate


Sean SeLegue
Band 2
Steven Mayer
Band 3

Technology: Outsourcing


Matthew F Maccoby
Band 2
Colorado

Corporate/M&A


John L Ruppert
Band 3
Ronald R Levine II
Band 1

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Top Ranked Lawyers

Star Individuals
Michael GoodwinReal Estate
Senior Statespeople
Steven KaplanCorporate/M&A & Private Equity
Joel M GrossEnvironment
Alan N SalpeterLitigation: General Commercial
Band 1
Michael L BernsteinBankruptcy/Restructuring
Ronald R Levine IICorporate/M&A
Craig HolmanGovernment Contracts
Mark ColleyGovernment Contracts
Paul E PompeoGovernment Contracts
Daniel KracovHealthcare: Pharmaceutical/Medical Products Regulatory
Jeffrey L HandwerkerHealthcare: Pharmaceutical/Medical Products Regulatory
John BarkerInternational Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions
Timothy R MacdonaldLitigation: General Commercial
Scott SchreiberLitigation: Securities

Ranked Offices

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USA

California, Los Angeles
California, Palo Alto
California, San Francisco
Colorado
Illinois
New York

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Head Office

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Head Office

601 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20001-3743

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