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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

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Provided by Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
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Firm Chair: Jami McKeon

Number of partners worldwide: 694

Number of other lawyers worldwide: 1,283

Languages: Albanian, Amer Sign, Arabic, Bahasa Indo, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Chicanton, Chimandarn, Chinese, Creole, 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, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi-In, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Taiwanese, Tamil, Telugu, Tigrigna, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, and Yiddish

Offices: Abu Dhabi, Almaty, Beijing*, Boston, Brussels, Century City, Chicago, Dallas, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hartford, Hong Kong*, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Nur-Sultan, Orange County, Paris, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Princeton, San Francisco, Shanghai*, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Tokyo, Washington, DC, and Wilmington

*The firm's 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.

Firm Overview:

Morgan Lewis is recognized for exceptional client service, legal innovation, and commitment to its communities. The firm’s global depth reaches across North America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East with the collaboration of more than 2,200 lawyers and specialists who provide elite legal services across industry sectors for multinational corporations to startups around the world.


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-the company 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 and Frankfurt, 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.

CIS Practice:

Our team features seasoned lawyers with experience in our two Kazakhstan offices (Almaty and Nur-Sultan) as well as local counsel across the Commonwealth of Independent States.

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.

Ranked Offices

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USA - Head office
Belgium
  • Brussels
    7 Rue Guimard, Brussels, Brussels Capital Region, Belgium, B-1040
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China
  • Beijing
    Beijing Kerry Centre South Tower, Suite 823, 8th F, No. 1 Guang Hua Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, Beijing, China, 100020
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    Hong Kong
    Unit 2001, Level 20, One International Finance Centre, 1 Harbour View Street, Central, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
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    Shanghai
    5th Floor, The Center, 989 Changle Road, Shanghai, Shanghai, China, 200031
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Germany
Japan
  • Tokyo
    24th Floor, Roppongi Hills, 6-10-1, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo-to, Japan, 106-6124
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Kazakhstan
  • Almaty
    Ken Dala Business Center, 5th Floor, Prospekt Dostyk 38, Almaty, Almaty, Kazakhstan, 050010
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Russia
Singapore
  • Singapore
    10 Collyer Quay, #27-00 Ocean Financial Centre, Singapore, Singapore Island, Singapore, 049315
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UK
  • London
    Condor House, 5-10 St. Paul's Churchyard, London, Greater London, UK, EC4M 8AL
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United Arab Emirates
  • Abu Dhabi
    Abu Dhabi Global Market Square, Al Sila Tower, Level 21, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, P.O. Box 764620
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    Dubai
    Of. C, FL.10, Emirates Towers, PO Box 504903, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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USA
  • Boston
    One Federal St., Boston, Massachusetts, USA, MA 02110-1726
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    Chicago
    77 West Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois, USA, IL 60601-5094
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    Dallas
    1717 Main Street, Suite 3200, Dallas, Texas, USA, TX 75201-7347
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    Houston
    1000 Louisiana Street, Suite 4000, Houston, Texas, USA, TX 77002-5006
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    Los Angeles
    300 South Grand Avenue, 22nd Floor, Los Angeles, California, USA, CA 90071-3132
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    Miami
    200 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 5300, Miami, Florida, USA, FL 33131-2339
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    New York
    101 Park Avenue, New York, New York, USA, NY 10178-0060
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    Palo Alto
    1400 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, California, USA, CA 94304-1124
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    Pittsburgh
    One Oxford Centre, Thirty-Second floor, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, PA 15219-6401
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    San Francisco
    One Market, Spear Street Tower, San Francisco, California, USA, CA 94105-1596
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    Washington, DC
    1111 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, District of Columbia, USA, 20004-2541
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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP rankings

Global Guide 2022
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Asia-Pacific Region
Aviation: Finance
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
4
James Bradley
4
Band 4
Corporate/M&A: Private Equity
1 Department
Department
Corporate/M&A: Private Equity
5
Corporate/M&A: Private Equity
5
Band 5
Gaming & Gambling
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
3
Wai Ming Yap
3
Band 3
Investment Funds: Hedge Funds
1 Department
Department
Investment Funds: Hedge Funds
2
Investment Funds: Hedge Funds
2
Band 2
Investment Funds: Private Equity
1 Department
Department
Investment Funds: Private Equity
2
Investment Funds: Private Equity
2
Band 2
Belgium
Competition: EU
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Izzet M Sinan
4
Izzet M Sinan
4
Band 4
China
Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms)
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Edwin Luk
4
Edwin Luk
4
Band 4
Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms)
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms)
4
Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms)
4
Band 4
Lawyers
3
K Lesli Ligorner
3
Band 3
Corporate/M&A: China-based (International Firms)
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
4
Ning Zhang
4
Band 4
Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded (International Firms)
1 Department
Department
Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded (International Firms)
3
Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded (International Firms)
3
Band 3
Germany
Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Counsel
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
3
Sabine Konrad
3
Band 3
Global Market Leaders
Outsourcing
1 Department
Department
Outsourcing
3
Outsourcing
3
Band 3
Global: Multi-Jurisdictional
Employee Benefits
1 Department
Department
Employee Benefits
3
Employee Benefits
3
Band 3
Employment
1 Department
Department
Employment
3
Employment
3
Band 3
Immigration
1 Department
Department
Immigration
3
Immigration
3
Band 3
Japan
Capital Markets
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Bradley K Edmister
Bradley K Edmister
Expertise based abroad in USA
Kazakhstan
Corporate & Finance
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Corporate & Finance
1
Corporate & Finance
1
Band 1
Lawyers
1
Aset A Shyngyssov
1
Band 1
4
Bakhytzhan Kadyrov
4
Band 4
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