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Womble Bond Dickinson US LLP

USA 2022
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Firm Overview

Womble Bond Dickinson is a transatlantic law firm with more than 1,000 lawyers based in 30 offices across the US and UK. The firm’s regional heritage and local knowledge — combined with a transatlantic outlook — generate insights capable of unlocking more opportunities for its clients.

Lawyers and professionals at Womble Bond Dickinson have shared ambitions, common values, and a flexible working style that combine with strong personal connections to deliver outstanding levels of client service. Collaboration across offices and teams provides fertile ground for exploring new ways to better serve clients, including using technology to drive practice innovations and investing in its people to deliver high-quality, cost-effective, and personal service. The firm has a particular focus on 12 industry sectors in which its lawyers have significant experience and clients play major roles. These sectors are energy and natural resources, financial institutions, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, life sciences and pharmaceuticals, wealth management, public sector, real estate, retail and consumer, technology, and transport.

Diversity & Inclusion

Womble Bond Dickinson is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment within the firm, its communities, and the legal profession. Diversity and inclusion are integral to the firm’s culture through recruitment, professional development, and retention efforts; internal education programs and speakers; and the creation of affinity groups and an active diversity committee.

The firm recognizes that in its pursuit of a diverse workforce and an inclusive environment, there is strength in numbers. That’s why Womble Bond Dickinson partners with leading organizations that promote diversity and inclusion, including Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA); Human Rights Campaign (HRC); National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA); and The Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO).

As a firm, it supports diversity and inclusion in multiple ways, including through an active Diversity Committee; adoption of a firm-wide Inclusion Strategy; affinity groups, Women of Womble (WOW) and Womble Inclusion Network (WIN); the Womble Scholars Program; and proactive steps to increase recruitment, promotion, and retention of diverse attorneys.

Corporate Social Responsibility

The firm takes its corporate social responsibility as seriously as the quality of its legal advice, and it cares about the impact of its actions. Through partnerships with charities, community projects, and its own initiatives, Womble Bond Dickinson plays a strong role in creating better places to live, work and do business. The firm is actively involved in its communities to help its neighbors and to share its legal and business skills to benefit others.

Main Areas of Practice

Litigation & Dispute Resolution 

The firm’s national litigation practice offers deep bench strength in complex commercial, mass tort product liability, trade secrets, intellectual property, securities, and white-collar defense matters and a full suite of litigation support services through their Case

Management Facility and BullDox and Medical and Scientific Solutions teams.

Banking & Finance 

The firm represents domestic and international financial institutions, borrowers, governmental entities, and other providers and servicers of debt capital and financial services. This practice includes multi-state, multi-lender, and multi-currency secured and unsecured financing transactions; real estate finance; convertible debt; subordinated debt and mezzanine financings; tax-advantaged financings; asset-based financings and public/private debt offerings; financial institution formation; mergers and acquisitions; tax credit and regulatory compliance issues; negotiating and structuring incentives; and public finance matters.

Corporate & Securities 

This practice includes mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital; securities offerings and securities regulation; fiduciary obligations and rights of directors and officers; company formation and syndication; and business contract negotiations.

Intellectual Property 

The firm’s IP practice includes all aspects of domestic and foreign intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, and copyright procurement; counseling and litigation; trade secrets; IP licensing; technology transfer; IP monetization' and data security/privacy.

Real Estate 

Womble represents corporate end-users, developers, builders, and lending institutions in the financing, acquisition, entitlement, development, leasing, and disposition of their real property assets, including assemblages and mixed-use developments; major office buildings and office parks; shopping malls/centers; hotels, restaurants, and hospitality; health care facilities; and multifamily.

Offices

United States: Atlanta; Baltimore; Boston; Charleston, S.C.; Charlotte, N.C.; Charlottesville, Va.; Columbia, S.C.; Greensboro, N.C.; Greenville, S.C.; Houston; Huntsville, Ala.; Irvine; Los Angeles; Nashville; New York; Raleigh, N.C.; Research Triangle Park, N.C.; San Francisco; Silicon Valley; Tysons, Va.; Washington, D.C.; Wilmington, Del.; Winston-Salem, N.C.

United Kingdom: Bristol; Edinburgh; Leeds; London; Newcastle; Plymouth; Southampton

International Work

Through Lex Mundi, the world’s largest association of independent law firms, Womble Bond Dickinson is equipped to provide solutions anywhere in the world. The firm’s international work includes advising on business acquisitions and ventures, intellectual property, sales and distribution arrangements, and dispute resolution involving international arbitration, mediation, and litigation.

Ranked Offices

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USA - Head office
USA
  • Atlanta
    Atlantic Station, 271 17th Street, NW, Suite 2400, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, GA 30363-1017
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    Baltimore
    100 Light Street, 26th Floor, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, MD 21202
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    Boston
    Two International Place, Suite 2310, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 02110
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    Charleston
    5 Exchange Street, Charleston, South Carolina, USA, SC 29401
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    Charlotte
    One Wells Fargo Center, Suite 3500, 301 South College Street, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, NC 28202-6037
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    Greensboro
    300 North Greene Street, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA, NC 27401
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    Greenville
    550 South Main Street, Suite 400, Greenville, South Carolina, USA, SC 29601
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    Houston
    811 Main Street, Suite 3130, Houston, Texas, USA, 77002
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    Raleigh
    150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 2100, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, NC 27601
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    Tysons Corner
    8065 Leesburg Pike, 4th Floor, Tysons Corner, Virginia, USA, VA 22182-2738
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    Washington, DC
    1200 Nineteenth Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC, District of Columbia, USA, DC 20036
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    Wilmington
    222 Delaware Avenue, Suite 1501, Wilmington, Delaware, USA, DE 19801
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Womble Bond Dickinson US LLP rankings

USA Guide 2022
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Band
Delaware
Bankruptcy/Restructuring
1 Department
4 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Bankruptcy/Restructuring
4
Bankruptcy/Restructuring
4
Band 4
Lawyers
Matthew Ward
2
Matthew Ward
2
Band 2
Donald J Detweiler
3
Donald J Detweiler
3
Band 3
Ericka Johnson
4
Ericka Johnson
4
Band 4
Morgan Patterson
4
Morgan Patterson
4
Band 4
Intellectual Property
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Mary W Bourke
2
Mary W Bourke
2
Band 2
District of Columbia
Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded
1 Department
Department
Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded
3
Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded
3
Band 3
Real Estate
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Real Estate
3
Real Estate
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Pamela V Rothenberg
3
Pamela V Rothenberg
3
Band 3
Georgia
Environment
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Jimmy Kirkland
3
Jimmy Kirkland
3
Band 3
Insurance
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Elizabeth Bondurant
2
Elizabeth Bondurant
2
Band 2
Intellectual Property
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Intellectual Property
4
Intellectual Property
4
Band 4
Lawyers
William M Ragland Jr
3
William M Ragland Jr
3
Band 3
Litigation: Securities
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Robert R Ambler Jr
3
Robert R Ambler Jr
3
Band 3
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Joe D Whitley
2
Joe D Whitley
2
Band 2
Real Estate
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Joseph B Foltz
3
Joseph B Foltz
3
Band 3
Maryland
Bankruptcy/Restructuring
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Lisa Tancredi
2
Lisa Tancredi
2
Band 2
Corporate/M&A
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Brian Meltzer
U
Brian Meltzer
U
Up and Coming
Intellectual Property
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Barry J. Herman
1
Barry J. Herman
1
Band 1
Litigation: General Commercial
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
David B Hamilton
4
David B Hamilton
4
Band 4
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