Ranking tables

FinTech Legal | FinTech

USA - Nationwide

Chambers FinTech identifies the leading payments, blockchain, cyber security and data protection specialists globally, offering an invaluable resource for start-up and scale-up FinTech businesses, incumbent tech and financial services firms, and PE/VC investors in the sector.

Rankings overview for Departments

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Band 4
  1. Hogan Lovells 1 Years Ranked
  2. McGlinchey Stafford
    McGlinchey Stafford 1 Years Ranked
  3. McGuireWoods LLP
    McGuireWoods LLP 1 Years Ranked
  4. BakerHostetler LLP
  5. Ballard Spahr LLP
  6. Covington & Burling LLP
  7. Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  8. Dentons
  9. Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  10. Fenwick
  11. Jones Day
  12. K&L Gates
  13. Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  14. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
  15. O'Melveny & Myers LLP
  16. Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  17. Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
5
Band 5
  1. Dechert LLP
    Dechert LLP 1 Years Ranked
  2. DLx Law
    DLx Law 1 Years Ranked
  3. McDermott Will & Emery LLP 1 Years Ranked
  4. Troutman Pepper
    Troutman Pepper 1 Years Ranked
  5. Arnold & Porter
  6. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  7. Greenberg Traurig, PA
  8. Norton Rose Fulbright
  9. Pillsbury
  10. Ropes & Gray LLP
  11. Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
  12. Steptoe LLP
  13. Sullivan & Worcester
  14. Venable LLP
  15. Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

All Departments profiles

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Band 1
  1. Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
    1
    Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 1 | 1 Years Ranked
    Davis Polk & Wardwell has a broad FinTech practice and acts for financial institutions, cryptocurrency businesses and tech companies. It has particular expertise in blockchain, capital markets transactions and FinTech litigation matters.
  2. 1
    Paul Hastings LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 1 | 1 Years Ranked
    "The Paul Hastings team is industry leading in terms of service levels and responsiveness. The team are also very commercial. They tie their work into the broader transaction and seek to provide value for us. They are also very plugged into the market and bring real-time, real-world perspectives."
  3. 1
    Sidley Austin LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 1 | 1 Years Ranked
    "I have found the attorneys in Sidley's blockchain and cryptocurrency practice to be very sophisticated and very well versed in the space. I was very impressed at how well the lawyers knew both the digital asset space as well as the traditional securities space and the ease with which they were able to translate securities industry concepts to the digital asset world."
  4. Latham & Watkins LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 1
2
Band 2
  1. Allen & Overy LLP
    2
    Allen & Overy LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 2 | 1 Years Ranked
    "Allen & Overy is a leading law firm, with a deep understanding of the regulatory, commercial and technological challenges and opportunities facing innovative tech and FinTech service providers. They have always been proactive, accessible and flexible, delivering high-quality and practical advice within tight deadlines. They are not only excellent lawyers, but also trusted advisers and strategic thinkers, who add value and insight to every aspect of our journey."
  2. Goodwin
    2
    Goodwin
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 2 | 1 Years Ranked
    Goodwin is a notable market presence in digital assets law, and advises large investment funds, digital payments clients and crypto exchanges. Its lawyers handle transactional matters and capital markets matters, including fundraising rounds and IPOs. The team also assists with product structuring and regulatory compliance advice.
  3. 2
    Mayer Brown LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 2 | 1 Years Ranked
    Mayer Brown is prominent in all FinTech verticals. The firm is a go-to for financial institutions on FinTech M&A and investment deals. It also has a highly regarded financial services regulatory practice and regularly advises on market-first payments law matters.
  4. Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
    2
    Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 2 | 1 Years Ranked
    "Orrick is very strong. Their team is able to partner knowledgeably and thoughtfully to apply the law to the facts, and work together to achieve the goals of the business in an effective and compliant manner. Orrick has demonstrated expertise in not only knowing the law, but also how to apply the law to new and innovative products and business needs."
  5. 2
    Perkins Coie LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 2 | 1 Years Ranked
    Perkins Coie is pre-eminent in blockchain and cryptocurrency. The firm advises clients on product structuring, licensing, acquisitions and crypto litigation. Perkins Coie's client base includes payments platforms, innovative blockchain companies, challenger banks and crypto exchanges. Its lawyers also advise on data privacy, securities and money transmission laws.
  6. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates
    2
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 2 | 1 Years Ranked
    Skadden has a pre-eminent M&A practice and impressive capabilities in digital assets regulatory matters. The firm also advises on financial regulation, litigation and intellectual property matters, including innovative cryptocurrency projects.
  7. DLA Piper LLP (US)
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 2
3
Band 3
  1. 3
    Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 3 | 1 Years Ranked
    "Cleary is uniquely able to handle complex and sophisticated matters. Their lawyers have a depth of expertise on a wide range of regulatory and legal issues and are able to apply that knowledge to product design and business implementation to help navigate complex issues."
  2. 3
    Cooley LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 3 | 1 Years Ranked
    Cooley has an excellent practice in digital payments and lending, especially in matters involving money transmission regulatory issues. The firm has expertise in technology and securities law, as well as blockchain and cryptocurrency regulation.
  3. 3
    Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 3 | 1 Years Ranked
    Debevoise & Plimpton has a respected practice that acts for established names in FinTech on mandates ranging from strategic transactions and cryptocurrency regulation, to the formation and structuring of blockchain platforms. The Debevoise team is particularly well regarded for handling high-profile crypto asset disputes and SEC investigations, and has additional capabilities in data protection and cybersecurity.
  4. Morrison Foerster
    3
    Morrison Foerster
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 3 | 1 Years Ranked
    Morrison Foerster handles blockchain, payments, corporate and data security FinTech matters. Its lawyers have expertise in regulatory investigations and securities class action responses and advise on bank partnerships and compliance with state money transmission laws. The team has additional capabilities in financing and capital markets, as well as data security and cyber security.
  5. Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
    3
    Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 3 | 1 Years Ranked
    "I've been impressed with everyone that I've worked with there. I think that the bench there is probably fairly deep. One of the most impressive aspect of the practice is that they're equally if not more capable in advising on traditional financial institutions issues."
  6. 3
    White & Case LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 3 | 1 Years Ranked
    White & Case has a very strong reputation for capital markets work and oversees acquisitions and partnerships in the digital assets industry. It also handles regulatory matters concerning cryptocurrency and other digital assets, including NFT platform launches. Its clients include financial institutions, technology companies and payments processors.
  7. Alston & Bird LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 3
  8. Clifford Chance US LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 3
  9. Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 3
  10. WilmerHale
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 3
4
Band 4
  1. 4
    Hogan Lovells
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 4 | 1 Years Ranked
    Hogan Lovells advises both domestic and international clients on FinTech and blockchain matters. The firm is particularly adept at handling regulatory compliance and money transmitter issues for significant market players.
  2. McGlinchey Stafford
    4
    McGlinchey Stafford
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 4 | 1 Years Ranked
    McGlinchey Stafford's regulatory compliance specialist group is held in high regard for its expertise in lending and money transmitter licensing work. Its clients consist of startups, leading FinTech players and global financial institutions.
  3. McGuireWoods LLP
    4
    McGuireWoods LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 4 | 1 Years Ranked
    "McGuireWoods continues to be a top financial services firm that has broad expertise across the sector. They have a number of true experts in their field, and we rely on them for a variety of product-related advice."
  4. BakerHostetler LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 4
  5. Ballard Spahr LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 4
  6. Covington & Burling LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 4
  7. Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 4
  8. Dentons
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 4
  9. Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 4
  10. Fenwick
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 4
  11. Jones Day
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 4
  12. K&L Gates
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 4
  13. Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 4
  14. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 4
  15. O'Melveny & Myers LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 4
  16. Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 4
  17. Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 4
5
Band 5
  1. Dechert LLP
    5
    Dechert LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 5 | 1 Years Ranked
    Dechert advises investment platform providers, asset managers, crypto businesses and traditional financial institutions on M&A deals, capital markets work and regulatory compliance.
  2. DLx Law
    5
    DLx Law
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 5 | 1 Years Ranked
    "DLx has a wealth of knowledge and diversity of experience not found in the other FinTech boutique firms focused on the digital asset space. They cover a variety of areas and have a deep bench with experience breaking ground in prior financial services-related areas."
  3. 5
    McDermott Will & Emery LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 5 | 1 Years Ranked
    "The whole team consists of individuals that have very complementary skill sets and excellent depth. At no point were we missing anything, thanks to the guidance of the McDermott team."
  4. Troutman Pepper
    5
    Troutman Pepper
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 5 | 1 Years Ranked
    Troutman Pepper has a strong FinTech practice in payments, data protection and corporate securities. Its lawyers advise and represent key trade associations, traditional financial institutions, payment providers and major tech firms on privacy and data regulatory compliance, security incidents, M&A, enforcement actions, as well as licensing and commercial matters. The team is also able to act on blockchain and crypto-related matters.
  5. Arnold & Porter
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 5
  6. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 5
  7. Greenberg Traurig, PA
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 5
  8. Norton Rose Fulbright
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 5
  9. Pillsbury
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 5
  10. Ropes & Gray LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 5
  11. Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 5
  12. Steptoe LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 5
  13. Sullivan & Worcester
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 5
  14. Venable LLP
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 5
  15. Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
    FinTech Legal
    2024 | Band 5