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Winston & Strawn LLP

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Co-Executive Chairmen: Dan Webb and Jeffrey Kessler
Chairman: Thomas Fitzgerald
Vice Chairman: Michael Elkin
International Offices: Belgium (Brussels), China (Shanghai), France (Paris), Hong Kong (Central), Russia (Moscow), United Arab Emirates (Dubai) UK (London)
Languages:Chinese, English, French, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Throughout its more than 160-year history, Winston & Strawn LLP has handled many significant, high-profile matters for its clients – from patent litigation to cross-border mergers and from energy transactions to complex commercial disputes. The firm has grown through a series of mergers, office openings, and lateral hires that have resulted in a global law firm with nearly 1,000 attorneys across the United States, Europe, Middle East and Asia. The firm has 16 offices in Brussels, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Dubai, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Shanghai, Silicon Valley and Washington, DC.

Main Areas of Practice:
Antitrust/Competition
Corporate & Finance
Dispute Resolution & Litigation
eDiscovery & Information Governance
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Energy
Intellectual Property
International Arbitration
Labour & Employment Relations
Latin America
Project Finance
Real Estate
Tax
Trust & Estates

Antitrust/Competition:
Winston’s global antitrust/competition attorneys are proud to offer a complete range of services, including advice and representation related to all aspects of global cartel defence, civil and criminal litigation, government investigations, mergers and acquisitions and regulatory counselling and compliance.
Contact: Eva Cole
Tel: +1 212 294 4609
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Jeffrey Kessler
Tel: +1 212 294 4698
Email: [email protected]

Corporate & Finance:
Winston’s global corporate and finance practice provides securities and M&A services to multinational companies and investment banks. The firm’s private equity work encompasses capital raising, investment and divestiture. Winston also represents clients in capital markets, corporate lending, project finance, securitisations, lease finance and derivatives transactions and provides restructuring and insolvency advice.
Contact: Dominick DeChiara
Tel: +1 212 294 2609
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution & Litigation:
Winston litigators represent clients in civil and commercial litigation, as well as alternative dispute resolution. The firm has tried major trials in every significant venue and represented clients with high-profile government investigations and enforcement actions. The firm has locally qualified commercial litigators around the world.
Contact: George Lombardi
Tel: +1 312 558 5969
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Stephen D’Amore
Tel: +1 312 558 5934
Email: [email protected]

Energy:
For decades, Winston has helped clients deal with changes in the energy industry. The firm has been at the forefront of the comprehensive development and financing of independent renewable and fossil fuel-fired generation facilities, the negotiation of power purchase contracts and the sale and acquisition of generation assets worldwide.
Contact: Joseph Karp
Tel: +1 415 519 1529
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
The firm’s IP practice includes patent, copyright, trademark and advertising litigation worldwide. In addition, Winston lawyers handle risk assessment, portfolio management, and prosecution of applications for patents, trademarks, and copyrights, as well as supervision of global IP enforcement initiatives.
Contact: Tom Lane
Tel: +1 212 294 6869
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Chuck Klein
Tel: +1 202 282 5977
Email: [email protected]
Contact: David Enzminger
Tel: +1 650 858 6580
Email: [email protected]

International Arbitration:
Winston has one of the most recognised international arbitration practices in the world. Its attorneys have participated in international arbitration proceedings under all of the major international arbitration rules. Winston matters have ranged from some of the largest and most complex multi-jurisdictional disputes in the world, to mid-sized, straightforward commercial arbitrations/mediation.
Contact: Ricardo E Ugarte
Tel: +1 312 558 6130
Email: [email protected]

Labour & Employment Relations:
The firm provides international employment law, advice, and counsel in connection with matters dealing with individual and collective labour relations, company restructuring, social security, worker retention policies and employment law-related litigation. In addition, Winston’s highly regarded employee benefits and executive compensation team handles all related aspects of benefits and compensation matters for clients with operations across the globe.
Contact: Michael Roche
Tel: +1 312 558 7508
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Nancy Gerrie
Tel:
+1 312 558 6376
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Scott Landau
Tel: +1 212 294 6828
Email: [email protected]

Latin America:
Winston’s Latin America practice is active in nearly every market in the region, extending from Mexico and Panama to Ecuador, Chile, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, and beyond, including the Iberian peninsula investing into the region.The firm’s extensive regional experience covers various key sectors, such as oil and gas, mining, energy (including renewables), and infrastructure, and includes capital markets, M&A and spinoffs, joint ventures, private equity, project finance, finance, environmental, restructuring, tax, litigation, international arbitration, anticorruption/FCPA, and antitrust/competition.
Contact: Talbert Navia
Tel: +1 212 294 4728
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Allen Miller
Tel: +1 212 294 5330
Email: [email protected]

Project Finance:
Winston’s international project finance lawyers have advised public and private lenders, project sponsors and developers, host governments, offtakers, and other project counterparties and participants in a broad range of non-recourse and limited recourse financings.
Contact: James Simpson
Tel: +44 207 011 8787
Email: [email protected]

Tax:
With an international geographic reach, Winston & Strawn’s integrated tax practice addresses virtually all areas of tax law. Attorneys have extensive experience representing some of the largest multinational public and private companies. Attorneys represent clients in tax planning, transactional tax, US federal tax controversy, US tax pass-through entities, US international tax, US renewable energy tax credits, tax-exempt organisations, and European tax matters.
Contact: Lou Weber
Tel: +1 312 558 5627
Email: [email protected]

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