Firm / Organisation

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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Chairman: Peter C Miller
Number of partners: 335
Number of other lawyers: 480

Firm Overview:
Seyfarth Shaw LLP is a full-service international law firm, serving Fortune 1000, Global 500 and other companies worldwide through more than 900 attorneys and dedicated professional staff (including certified project managers, legal technologists, practice managers and other paraprofessionals). Seyfarth has been widely recognized for its leadership in designing innovative, client-focused solutions for the delivery of high quality legal services.
■Earned 13 Tier 1 national rankings in the US News - Best Lawyers® 2020 edition of ‘Best Law Firms’ in the areas of commercial litigation, construction law, employee benefits (ERISA) law, employment law - management, franchise law, health care law, immigration law, labor law - management, litigation - antitrust, litigation - construction, litigation - ERISA, litigation - labor and employment, and real estate law
■Recognized by The Financial Times among the world’s most innovative law firms for the ninth consecutive year in its annual FT Innovative Lawyers series
■Named as the No. 15 best-branded law firm by corporate counsel, according to the BTI Brand Elite 2019. Placing Seyfarth among the top 5% of all law firms serving large, corporate clients
■BTI Consulting named Seyfarth ‘Most Recommended Law Firms’ in 2019. Seyfarth Shaw was named one of 27 law firms recommended by general counsel. These recommendations directly reflect the longstanding dedication to exceptional client service and innovative solutions, which continue to set the firm apart
■ Seyfarth earned a perfect score of 100 in the annual Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s ‘Corporate Equality Index’ and was named a ‘Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality’ for the 12th consecutive year
■ Named among the ‘Best Law Firms for Women’ by Working Mother annual report for the ninth consecutive year
■Largest US labor and employment practice in a full service firm, with over 400 attorneys
■Recognized by Law360 as ‘Practice Group of the Year’ in employment law for eight consecutive years
■The world’s largest dedicated team specializing in international employment law, completing more than 100 multi-jurisdictional strategic and compliance projects covering 120+ countries in the last year
■Acted as specialist international employment counsel on more than 25 international transactions in 2019
■ One of the largest real estate practices in the United States with more than 130 attorneys
■ One of the largest employee benefits and executive compensation practices in the US, serving clients across 30+ industries
■ 170+ business litigators across a global platform, offering a full-service litigation practice
■ Earned ‘Honor Roll’ recognition in annual BTI Litigation Outlook across multiple litigation practice areas
■Handled more than 200 corporate M&A transactions across a diverse range of industries over the past two years

Main Areas of Practice:
■ADA Title III & Public Access
■Corporate Counseling & Governance
■Employee Benefits
■Executive & Equity Compensation
■Government Contracts
■Government Relations & Policy
■Intellectual Property Counseling & Prosecution
■International Employment Law
■Labor Management Relations
■Privacy & Security
■Trade Secrets & Non-Competes
■Trusts & Estates
■Workplace Safety & Environmental
■Antitrust & Competition
■Bankruptcy & Restructuring
■Class & Collective Actions
■Commercial Litigation
■Construction Claims & Disputes
■eDiscovery & Information Governance
■Employment Litigation
■Government Contracts Litigation
■Intellectual Property Litigation
■Product Liability & Complex Tort
■Real Estate Litigation
■Securities & Fiduciary Duty Litigation
■Tax Controversies & Litigation
■Trusts & Estates Litigation
■White Collar Defense & Investigations
■Workplace Arbitration & ADR
■Capital Markets
■Commercial Contracts
■Commercial Finance
■Construction & Development Projects
■Financial Products & Technology
■Infrastructure & Project Finance
■Institutional Investors
■Mergers & Acquisitions
■Real Estate
■Real Estate Finance
■REITs & Real Estate Capital Markets