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Firm profile for USA 2021

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This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2022 Latin America 2022 High Net Worth 2021 FinTech 2022

About

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Americas Chair, Global Co-Chair and Global Co-CEO: Frank Ryan
Americas Co-Managing Partners: Rick Chesley and Jackie Park
Chief Operating Officer: Bob Bratt
Number of partners worldwide: 1,600
Number of lawyers worldwide: 3,400
Languages: More than 60 languages

Firm Overview:
In 2005, DLA Piper became one of the world’s most prominent legal service providers through a merger of unprecedented scope. The motivation for doing so was not about size or prestige or putting pins in a map. It was to create a global organization capable of quickly and efficiently serving the most important legal needs of clients around the world, whether it is across multiple jurisdictions or in a single market.

Today, DLA Piper has lawyers in more than 40 countries throughout the world’s established and emerging business centers in the Americas, Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. The firm’s continued growth allows it to offer its clients the advantage of one law firm with the depth and geographic coverage to meet their legal needs where they are based and doing business.

In North America 2017, DLA Piper merged with Liner LLP, a leading Los Angeles firm that focuses on litigation, real estate, business transactions and restructuring. In 2015, DLA Piper combined with Davis LLP to form DLA Piper (Canada), with deep roots in the Canadian and international business communities and services across seven offices in more than 50 practices.

In Latin America in 2018, DLA Piper expanded into Argentina with its agreement with Cabanellas Etchebarne Kelly; in 2017 the firm entered Peru as DLA Piper Pizarro Botto Escobar; in 2016 the firm formed BAZ | DLA Piper in Chile and opened an office in Puerto Rico; in 2015 the firm formed DLA Piper Martinez Neira in Colombia and combined with Gallastegui y Lozano in Mexico City; and DLA Piper also has an ongoing cooperation agreement with Campos Mello Advogados in Brazil.

Main Areas of Practice:  

Corporate:
The firm’s lawyers support the world’s leading enterprises, emerging startup companies and financial institutions in their development and investment activities.

Employment:
The team advises clients worldwide on employment legislation, helping them meet their workforce objectives.

Finance:
The firm’s lawyers provide clients with guidance and representation on all aspects of financial lending and related matters.

Intellectual Property & Technology:
The firm provides a full range of commercial, intellectual property law, privacy, sourcing, franchise and technology law services.

International Trade, Regulatory & Government Affairs:
The firm’s clients receive counsel on federal, state and local government, and regulatory matters on all levels of legislation and policy.

Litigation, Arbitration & Investigations:
With skilled lawyers in litigation, arbitration, investigations and ADR, the firm deploys that experience to help clients devise the best legal strategies to handle business disputes.

Projects, Energy & Infrastructure:
The firm has a track record of successfully delivering first-rate legal services in all segments of the infrastructure and energy industries, and advises on energy law, infrastructure finance, transport matters and more.

Real Estate:
The firm offers a full range of services in the areas of acquisitions and disposals, construction law, financing, land use, planning and development, leasing, environmental law, insurance and tax.

Restructuring:
The firm’s lawyers have significant experience advising clients on investigation, enforcement, litigation and asset recovery on a multijurisdictional basis relating to public and private companies in underperforming and distressed situations.

Tax:
The firm’s clients receive a full range of tax services that address the challenges of international commerce and business operations.

Sectors:
DLA Piper has 10 global and 2 US-focused sectors. The firm’s sector approach is critical to tackling the needs of clients and is a key reason why companies seeking a strategic partner in the legal arena turn to DLA Piper.

USA

This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2022 Latin America 2022 High Net Worth 2021 FinTech 2022

Contributions

Total 4 contributions

Introduction

Real Estate 2022 in Introduction

Authors: Jay Epstien, John Sullivan, Matt Alshouse

Law and Practice

Corporate M&A 2022 in Peru

Authors: Fernando Lanfranco, Janilú Badiola, Luis Vargas, Roberto Berendson

Law and Practice

Investment Funds 2022 in USA

Authors: David B. Parrish, Nicole Brennig

Ranked Departments

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Antitrust
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Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation
Band 4
Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
Band 2
Labor & Employment
Band 4
Life Sciences
Band 3

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David P Lewis
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Steven D Pidgeon
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California

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Lisa Tenorio-Kutzkey
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Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation


Mark Fowler
Band 4

Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution


Lisa A Haile
Band 1

Labor & Employment


Mary Dollarhide
Band 4

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Andrew P GilbertCorporate/M&A
David A RichardsonCorporate/M&A
Jay Smith JrCorporate/M&A
Jeffrey K LehrerCorporate/M&A
John J Gilluly IIICorporate/M&A
Norman LeonFranchising
Stuart HershmanFranchising
Joshua KayeHealthcare
Lisa A HaileIntellectual Property: Patent Prosecution
Ann FordIntellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
David ParrishInvestment Funds: Investor Representation

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Ciudad de México
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California, San Diego, 4365 Executive Drive

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1251 Avenue of the Americas

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New York

USA

NY 10020-1104

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