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About

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Firm Chair: Jami  McKeon
Number of partners: 785
Number of other lawyers worldwide: 1,223
Languages: Albanian, American Sign Language, Arabic, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dari, Dutch, English, Farsi, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Kazakh, Korean, Latin, Lithuanian, Malay, Malayalam, Mandarin, Marathi, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Taiwanese, Tamil, Telugu, Tigrigna, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, Yiddish

Firm Overview:
From *31 offices in the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, Morgan Lewis provides comprehensive transactional, litigation, labour and employment, and intellectual property legal services to clients of all sizes across all major industries. The firm’s regulatory and industry focused practices help clients address legal, government, and public policy challenges. Founded in 1873, Morgan Lewis comprises more than 2,000 legal professionals: lawyers, patent agents, employee benefits advisers, regulatory scientists, and other specialists.


Main Areas of Practice:

Antitrust:
Morgan Lewis lawyers practise before antitrust enforcement agencies and courts around the world and bring critical insight to the strategic handling of complex transactions and bet-thecompany litigation.

Corporate, Finance & Investment Management:
Serving virtually every industry and type of business, members of the firm’s corporate and business transactions focus on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, fund formation, finance, restructuring, securities, emerging business and technology, outsourcing, energy transactions and tax matters.

Energy:
Major domestic and international entities in the electric, nuclear, oil and natural gas, water and renewable energy sectors turn to Morgan Lewis for their corporate, finance, transactional, regulatory and litigation needs.

Intellectual Property:
Morgan Lewis intellectual property lawyers and professionals, many with advanced science or engineering degrees, handle patent prosecution, trademark and copyright protection, counselling and opinions, transactions and due diligence and litigation across the United States, before the International Trade Commission and in arbitrations.

International Trade:
The international trade and economic sanctions practice advises companies across all industries regarding the worldwide application of international trade laws. The practice’s lawyers assist in maintaining compliance with laws and regulations and in anticipating and addressing enforcement issues. They also work with companies in such areas as export controls, economic sanctions and embargoes, and free trade agreements.

Labour & Employment:
The international employment team counsels domestic European companies, as well as US companies, with operations overseas, on matters such as workforce expansions or reductions and on litigation involving everything from hiring and dismissal practices to unions and regulatory or compliance matters.

Life Sciences:
Morgan Lewis lawyers serve clients’ needs through one of the most comprehensive life sciences and healthcare practices in the world. Services include advice on transactions and litigation; regulatory strategies, approvals and compliance; protection of intellectual property; labour and employment matters; immigration; and antitrust.

Litigation:
Litigators at the firm handle cases in virtually every jurisdiction globally and in the US. Morgan Lewis serves as national and international trial and co-ordinating counsel in large, complex matters. The practice also focuses on risk avoidance counselling and aggressive negotiation of disputes.

Europe:
With offices in London, Brussels, Paris, Frankfurt and Moscow, Morgan Lewis provides clients with seamless, integrated services across the entire European platform. These services include both domestic and cross-border transactions and matters covering corporate, investment funds, tax, labour, intellectual property, antitrust, litigation and real estate issues with particular experience in the energy, financial services, life sciences, and technology sectors.

Asia:
The China practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities, regulatory issues, private equity and venture capital transactions, and IP counselling and litigation in China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. In Tokyo, the firm advises Japanese on corporate securities, employment, pension, intellectual property and environmental matters. In Singapore, the combined Morgan Lewis Stamford created the first – and thus far the only - fully integrated law firm in Singapore.

Latin America:
With clients in virtually every Latin American country, the firm has an in-depth understanding of the nuances of the region’s business practices, laws and cultures. Lawyers on the Latin America team assist clients across many industries on international tax matters, real estate, capital markets, labour and employment, immigration, litigation and international arbitration, intellectual property, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, environmental concerns, energy regulations, investment management and antitrust issues.

Russia & CIS Practice:
The firm’s attorneys in Moscow, Russia and Almaty and Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan represent international and domestic clients across the Russian Federation, the Republic of Kazakhstan, and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), including Central Asia and the Caspian. The combined team of more than 45 lawyers is led by partners who have practised for decades in the region and are fluent in English, Russian, Kazakh and a variety of other languages.

Middle East & Africa:
Morgan Lewis lawyers regularly advise regional and international clients in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region across multiple practice areas and industry sectors. The team includes lawyers who have deep knowledge of the region’s distinct legal, business and regulatory structures and a strong track record of advising on successful and innovative transactions.

*The Beijing and Shanghai offices operate as representative offices of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. In Hong Kong, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius is a separate Hong Kong general partnership registered with The Law Society of Hong Kong. Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC is a Singapore law corporation affiliated with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.

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Ranked Departments

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Asia-Pacific Region

Corporate/M&A: Private Equity
Band 5
Investment Funds: Hedge Funds
Band 3
Investment Funds: Private Equity
Band 2
China

Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms)
Band 4
Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms)
Band 4
Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded (International Firms)
Band 4

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Ranked Lawyers

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Gaming & Gambling


Wai Ming Yap
Band 2
Belgium

Competition: EU


Izzet M Sinan
Band 4, Foreign expert for Turkey, Foreign expert for UK
China

Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms)


Edwin Luk
Band 3

Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms)


K Lesli Ligorner
Band 3

Corporate/M&A: China-based (International Firms)


Ning Zhang
Band 4
Germany

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Counsel


Sabine Konrad
Band 3

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Top Ranked Lawyers

Band 1
Grigory MarinichevBanking & Finance
Aset A ShyngyssovCorporate & Finance
Aset A ShyngyssovEnergy & Natural Resources
Jennifer JosefsonEnergy & Natural Resources
Jon HinesEnergy & Natural Resources
Band 3
Vasilisa StrizhCorporate/M&A
Band 4
Steven H. BeckerCapital Markets: Securitisation
Alexander MarchenkoEnergy & Natural Resources
Up and Coming
Ksenia AndreevaIntellectual Property
Expertise based abroad
Brian ZimblerCorporate/M&A
Tomasz WozniakCorporate/M&A
Jon HinesGeneral Business Law
Foreign expert
Brian ZimblerCorporate/M&A

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Frankfurt am Main
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Head Office

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Head Office

1701 Market Street

Philadelphia

Pennsylvania

USA

PA 19103-2921

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