Chairman & Chief Executive Officer : Chase Simmons
Number of partners: 499
Number of attorneys: 845
AmLaw 100 firm Polsinelli serves corporate, institutional and entrepreneurial clients nationwide with a commitment to value through innovation. Polsinelli attorneys invest in understanding their clients’ businesses from all angles, as well as the risks, challenges and issues affecting their industries. With approximately 845 attorneys in 22 offices spanning the country, Polsinelli was ranked #30 for ‘Client Service Excellence’ and #10 for ‘Best Client Relationships’ and was also named among the top 30 best-known firms in the nation.
Main Areas of Practice:
Health Care: Recognized as a leader in health care law, Polsinelli is ranked nationally by Chambers USA and is currently named ‘Law Firm of the Year’ in health care by US News & World Report’s‘Best Law Firms’. From the strength of its national platform and subject-matter expertise, the firm is positioned to advise on the full range of health care regulatory and business issues confronting health care providers nationally and globally. The national team serves clients throughout the health care industry.
Polsinelli has over 180 attorneys servicing the real estate industry. The firm’s real estate practice has been nationally recognized by Chambers USA, US News & World Report, Legal 500, and as the top ten largest real estate group in the nation by Law360. Polsinelli has used that scale to maintain a balance between ‘debt’ and ‘dirt’ that is rare in large law firms.
Nationally recognized by US News & World Report in financial services regulation law, public finance law, securitization and structured finance law, and banking and finance law, Polsinelli’s financial services practice provides insightful and practical counsel to clients regarding all aspects of debt and equity financing, including loan origination, servicing, sales and securitizations to financial restructuring, work-outs, loan enforcement, and bankruptcy.
Polsinelli provides comprehensive and creative legal guidance grounded in strong business acumen. The firm’s integrated end-to-end approach to mid-market transactional counsel is industry-specific, tailored to the client’s strategic objectives, designed to minimize risk and maintain flexibility while focusing on opportunity and scale. Polsinelli corporate attorneys advise on corporate governance, securities and corporate finance, joint ventures, strategic alliances, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, private equity, venture capital, outside general counsel and other corporate law services.
Nationally ranked in Tier 1 for Patent Law, Trademark Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property and Litigation – Patent in US News & World Report’s 2019 'Best Law Firms' and as being among the Honor Roll for Intellectual Property Litigation, BTI Litigation Outlook 2019, the firm’s IP department is a multidisciplinary team organized to handle the most complex issues facing companies today. As one of the largest IP practices in the nation with more than 165 attorneys, patent agents, scientists and other professionals and more than 90 technical degrees, the department is experienced with patent and trademark prosecution and litigation, IP transactions, post grant work and strategic guidance leading up to and during the litigation process. They work in high tech industries such as animal science, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biosimilars, chemicals, software and business methods, data, privacy, health care IT and more.
Labor & Employment:
The attorneys partner with management to navigate challenging labor and employment problems in increasingly regulated workplaces. They help business clients plan and implement practical human resources solutions such as workforce restructuring, union avoidance plans, restrictive covenant and intellectual property protection plans, and merger and acquisition-related workforce integrations. When employment disputes escalate to high-stakes litigation, the attorneys bring decades of trial and class action experience to win at trial or at the negotiating table. Whether representing established Fortune 50 enterprises, or privately held entrepreneurial ventures, the firm works in concert with clients to find employment solutions that advance their business objectives.
Polsinelli’s litigation attorneys combine a thorough understanding of substantive legal issues, trial, appellate and ADR experience, risk management tools and sound business judgment to recommend and pursue dispute resolution strategies designed to achieve clients’ business goals. Specific practice areas include products liability, insurance recovery, construction, environmental, healthcare litigation, complex commercial litigation and class actions, real estate, data privacy, merger and acquisition, and deal-related litigation.