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Venable LLP

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Venable LLP

Venable LLP

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202 344 4000

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Provided by Venable LLP
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Chairman: Stuart P. Ingis

Managing Partners: Lawrence H. Gesner and Daniel P. Moylan

Number of partners: 394

Number of lawyers: 824 

Languages: Afrikaans, Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Dutch, Farsi, Filipino, French, German, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Malayalam, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Sign Language, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Ukrainian

Firm Overview:  

Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, DC that serves as primary counsel to a worldwide clientele of large and mid-sized organizations, nonprofits, high-net-worth entrepreneurs, and other individuals. With more than 850 professionals across the country, including in California, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, New York, Virginia, and Washington, DC, the firm strategically advances its clients' objectives in the U.S. and around the globe. Venable advises clients on a broad range of business and regulatory law, legislative affairs, complex litigation, and the full range of intellectual property disciplines.

Corporate & Business Transactions:  

Venable represents and advises individual and corporate clients on banking and financial services matters, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, banking regulations, corporate finance and securities, employee benefits and executive compensation, franchise and distribution, mergers and acquisitions, mezzanine finance, real estate and land use, strategic alliances and joint ventures, taxation, technology transactions and outsourcing, and trusts and estates. Venable represents and advises state and local governments and nonprofit organizations on municipal and tax-exempt finance and tax compliance. Clients include Fortune 100 corporations, entrepreneurs, family businesses, venture capitalists, underwriters, investors of all descriptions, state and local governments, and nonprofit corporations and associations, including healthcare and educational institutions.

Government & Regulatory Affairs:  

Venable advises clients on a wide array of issues related to pending legislation, government contracts, regulatory matters, and cybersecurity and risk management before state and federal authorities. The Venable team has extensive experience working with officials in numerous executive branch agencies, including the departments of agriculture, energy, defense, health and human services, homeland security, justice, treasury, and transportation. Venable attorneys and legislative advisors also work closely with the Environmental Protection Agency, Federal Trade Commission, Federal Communications Commission, Postal Regulatory Commission, US Postal Service, Food and Drug Administration, Consumer Product Safety Commission, OSHA, US Patent and Trademark Office, Federal Reserve Board, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and other financial services regulatory agencies. Venable provides its clients with a full complement of government affairs and legislative support, including political analysis, issue management and direct advocacy, and preparation of draft legislation, congressional testimony, and committee report language.

Litigation:  

Venable’s litigation practice is broad enough to handle virtually all areas of civil and criminal law, and deep enough to handle bet-the-company litigation. General counsel at Fortune 500 companies look to the firm’s trial lawyers on matters ranging from defense against class actions to internal investigations. Venable handles all major areas of litigation, including appellate, products liability and mass torts, commercial disputes, labor and employment, antitrust, intellectual property, class action, and SEC and white-collar defense. Venable’s many former federal prosecutors have considerable experience conducting internal investigations and representing clients in administrative and grand jury investigations.

Technology & Intellectual Property:  

Venable’s IP attorneys practice in every aspect of intellectual property law, including patent prosecution and litigation, trademark copyright, brand protection, trade secrets, antitrust, and unfair competition. With technical backgrounds and experience extending across a host of industries and technologies, the firm’s attorneys advise clients on all issues pertaining to domestic and foreign patents, trademarks, and copyrights. Venable also negotiates and drafts domestic and international licenses, joint venture and technology transfer agreements, and research contracts. Venable’s IP litigators represent clients before the International Trade Commission and aggressively enforce and defend intellectual property claims in venues across the country.

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USA - Head office
USA
  • Baltimore
    750 East Pratt Street, Suite 900, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, MD 21202
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    Chicago
    227 West Monroe Street, Suite 3950, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 60606
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    Denver
    1144 15th Street Suite 3600 , Denver, Colorado, USA, 80202
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    Los Angeles
    2049 Century Park East, Suite 2100, Los Angeles, California, USA, CA 90067
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    Miami
    100 SE 2nd St Suite 4400 , Miami, Florida, USA, 33131
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    New York
    151 West 42nd Street , New York, New York, USA, NY 10036
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    New York
    Rockefeller Center, 1270 Avenue of the Americas, Twenty-Fifth Floor, New York, New York, USA, 10020
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    San Francisco
    101 California Street Suite 3800 , San Francisco, California, USA, CA 94111
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    Towson
    210 West Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 500, Towson, Maryland, USA, MD 21204
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    Tysons Corner
    1850 Towers Crescent Plaza, Suite 300 , Tysons Corner, Virginia, USA, VA 22182
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Venable LLP rankings

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California
Environment
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Tyler Welti
4
Tyler Welti
4
Band 4
Media & Entertainment: Litigation
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Media & Entertainment: Litigation
4
Media & Entertainment: Litigation
4
Band 4
Lawyers
Lee S Brenner
3
Lee S Brenner
3
Band 3
Michael B. Garfinkel
3
Michael B. Garfinkel
3
Band 3
David E Fink
4
David E Fink
4
Band 4
Colorado
Labor & Employment
2 Ranked Lawyers
Lawyers
Beth Ann Lennon
3
Beth Ann Lennon
3
Band 3
Heather Fox Vickles
3
Heather Fox Vickles
3
Band 3
Litigation: General Commercial
2 Ranked Lawyers
Lawyers
2
Peter Koclanes
2
Band 2
James G Sawtelle
4
James G Sawtelle
4
Band 4
District of Columbia
Antitrust: Litigation Specialists
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Lisa Jose Fales
5
Lisa Jose Fales
5
Band 5
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Lisa Tavares
3
Lisa Tavares
3
Band 3
Environment
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Douglas H Green
3
Douglas H Green
3
Band 3
Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution
2
Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Michele Frank
2
Michele Frank
2
Band 2
Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
2
Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Andrew Price
2
Andrew Price
2
Band 2
Linda J Zirkelbach
2
Linda J Zirkelbach
2
Band 2
Rebecca Liebowitz
2
Rebecca Liebowitz
2
Band 2
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Mark Schamel
5
Mark Schamel
5
Band 5
Real Estate
1 Department
5 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Real Estate
2
Real Estate
2
Band 2
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