King & Spalding LLP

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Firm profile for Global 2021

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About

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Chairman: Robert D Hays

Firm Overview:
King & Spalding helps leading companies advance complex business interests in more than 160 countries. Working across a highly integrated platform of more than 1,200 lawyers in 22 offices globally, the firm delivers tailored commercial solutions through world-class offerings and an uncompromising approach to quality and service.

Main Areas of Practice:

Antitrust:

Tries cases to verdict and defends clients against criminal investigations, opt-out group actions, class actions, appellate matters and other antitrust litigation.

Business Litigation:
Experienced in issues of antitrust, product liability, mass tort, patents and trademarks, class action certification, securities law, franchise law, white-collar defence and consumer fraud.

Corporate, Public & Private Finance:
Lawyers located in offices across the United States, Europe and Middle East represent lenders, investors, funds and borrowers in finance and other commercial transactions.

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation:
Advises on employee benefit plans and executive compensation programs and related funding vehicles.

E-Discovery:
Acts as discovery counsel for Fortune 50 companies in the banking, energy, pharmaceutical, medical device, telecommunications, chemical, manufacturing, and tobacco industries.

Energy:
Informs clients on a spectrum of transactional, regulatory, litigation and arbitration matters in the oil and gas, natural resources and mining industries.

Environmental:
Advises clients on virtually every type of environmental issue – including regulatory and compliance advice, permit appeals, enforcement actions and property damage claims.

FDA & Life Sciences:
Represents pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology, healthcare technology companies and food manufacturers, in a range of regulatory, compliance, policy and litigation matters.

Finance:
The firm represents borrowers and lenders in acquisition financing, asset-based financing, Islamic financing, leveraged financing (mezzanine and high-yield debt), leveraged leasing, project financing.

Financial Restructuring:
Advises on reorganisations, including in court and out of court debt restructurings, bankruptcy and insolvency litigation and distressed asset mergers and acquisitions.

Financial Services:
Advises clients within the financial services sector from high value, sophisticated transactions through to complex legislative, regulatory and industry issues.

Global Transactions:
Advises clients through the entire project development process, from concept to ribbon-cutting, with particular emphasis in the energy and transportation sectors.

Government Advocacy & Public Policy:
Supports clients in managing their interactions with US government agencies including congressional investigations, international and ethics and election law.

Government Investigations:
Represents corporations and individuals in complex US criminal investigations, internal investigations and congressional investigations.

Healthcare:
As one of the largest healthcare law practices in the country, the firm is praised for its excellence in transactional, litigation and regulatory representation of clients across the spectrum of healthcare.

Intellectual Property:
Advises clients with the development and strategic planning needed to handle patent and trademark prosecution and intellectual property litigation matters that stretch across borders.

International Arbitration:
Handling cases before major arbitral institutions such as the ICSID, ICC, LCIA, and AAA, as well as under UNCITRAL and other ad hoc rules.

International Trade & WTO:
Handles a wide range of international trade and customs matters for US and non-US clients.

Labour & Employment:
Provides labour and employment services to employers ranging from preventive advice and training to litigation and representation under federal and state labour and employment laws.

M&A:
Covers acquisitions of public and private companies, tender offers, joint ventures and partnering arrangements, purchases and sales of divisions, and takeover preparation and defence.

Middle East & Islamic Finance:
Advises on Shari’ah — compliant financings and investment products.

Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology & Medical Devices:
Many of the firm’s lawyers and professionals devote all or a substantial portion of their practices to clients in these industries, with specialised experience at every stage of the product life cycle.

Private Equity & Investment Funds:
Advises clients on fund formation, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged finance, Islamic finance, securities offerings, tax and restructuring.

Real Estate:
Advises clients on a complete range of commercial real estate deals. The real estate capital markets practice is known for creative structuring of mergers and acquisitions and complex equity and debt financing transactions.

Tax:
Advises on a range of income tax issues, with particularly extensive experience in the corporate, partnership and international practice areas.

Tort Litigation:
Offers large-firm litigation resources and lawyers who have tried high exposure tort cases, including some of the most plaintiff-friendly jurisdictions in the US.

Global

This firm is also ranked in:

USA 2021 UK 2021 Europe 2021 Asia-Pacific 2021 Latin America 2021 FinTech 2021

Contributions

Total 5 contributions

Law and Practice

Pharmaceutical Advertising 2021 in USA

Authors: Seth H. Lundy, Nikki Reeves, Heather Bañuelos, Gillian Russell

Law and Practice

TMT 2021 in Russia

Authors: Alla Naglis, Xenia Melkova

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 1 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Article

Challenges Ahead For Banks Pursuing Data Breach Claims

Authors: Barry Goheen and Andrew K. Crawford

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Laurent Jaeger
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Mehdi Haroun
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Mehdi Haroun
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Nora Djeraba
Expertise based abroad
Canada

Energy: Power (Transactional)


Jonathan MA Melmed
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China

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Michael E Arruda
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Chilton Davis VarnerLitigation: Trial Lawyers
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Doak BishopArbitration (International)
Doak BishopArbitration (International)
Andrew BreretonBanking & Finance: International
Tim BurburyConstruction: Non-contentious
Christopher BaileyDispute Resolution: International
Michael E ArrudaEnergy & Natural Resources (International Firms)
Anthony PattenEnergy & Natural Resources: International
Richard NelsonEnergy & Natural Resources: International
Doak BishopInternational Arbitration
Nabil IssaInvestment Funds
John H McClenahanProjects & Energy: International
Scott A GreerProjects: LNG
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Zaid Al-FarisiBanking & Finance
Lee TaylorCorporate/M&A: International
Wade M. CoriellDispute Resolution: Arbitration
Tom Sprange QCDispute Resolution: International Arbitration
Jan SchaeferDispute Resolution: Most in Demand Arbitrators

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1180 Peachtree Street

Atlanta

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GA 30309

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