Firm Chair: Jami Wintz McKeon
Number of partners worldwide: 723
Number of other lawyers worldwide: 1314
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
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:
Morgan Lewis lawyers practice before antitrust enforcement agencies and courts around the world, bringing critical insight to the strategic handling of complex transactions and bet-the-company litigation.
Corporate, Finance & Investment Management:
The corporate and business transactions practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, fund formation, finance, restructuring, securities, emerging business and technology, outsourcing, energy transactions, and tax matters.
Major US and international entities in the electric, nuclear, oil and natural gas, water and renewable energy industries turn to Morgan Lewis for their corporate, finance, transactional, regulatory and litigation needs.
The firm’s intellectual property lawyers, 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 US, before the International Trade Commission and in arbitrations.
The international trade and economic sanctions practice advises companies on the worldwide application of international trade laws. The practice works with companies in such areas as export controls, economic sanctions and embargoes, and free trade agreements.
Labor, Employment & Benefits:
The firm’s labor and employment lawyers counsel European companies, as well as US companies, with operations outside the country, 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.
Morgan Lewis lawyers advise clients on transactions and litigation; regulatory strategies, approvals and compliance; protection of intellectual property; labor and employment matters; immigration; and antitrust.
Litigation, Regulation & Investigations:
Morgan Lewis litigators work in virtually every jurisdiction globally and in the US. The practice serves as international trial and co-coordinating counsel in large, complex matters, and provides risk avoidance counseling and aggressive dispute negotiation.
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 clients 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.
Europe, Russia & CIS:
With offices in London, Brussels, Paris, Frankfurt, Moscow, Almaty, and Nur-Sultan, Morgan Lewis provides clients with both in-country and crossborder transactions and matters covering corporate, investment funds, tax, labor, intellectual property, antitrust, litigation and real estate issues with particular experience in the energy, financial services, life sciences and technology sectors.
Lawyers assist clients international tax matters, real estate, capital markets, labor and employment, immigration, litigation and international arbitration, intellectual property, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, environmental concerns, energy regulations, investment management, and antitrust issues.
Middle East & Africa:
The firm’s team includes lawyers who have deep knowledge of the region’s distinct legal, business, and regulatory structures.