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Global USA Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical Sector (International & Cross-Border)

The Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical Sector (International & Cross-Border) rankings table below has been designed to provide the most in-depth insights and reviews of the top ranked lawyers and law firms. The firms included in our rankings have been recommended by in-house counsel, other third-party experts and private practice lawyers. Our comprehensive research ensures you have all the information needed when looking to purchase legal services across USA.

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Band 1
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    Covington & Burling LLP
    Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical Sector (International & Cross-Border)
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 3 Years Ranked
    A leading firm globally for regulatory advice with a consistent focus on regulatory issues across all of its offices. The firm assists clients around the world with matters related to international trade, public policy and global compliance issues such as data protection, antitrust and competition regulation. The firm also has notable industry focus across its global platform and its international work involves a range of transactions, joint ventures and contentious issues within its core areas, which include pharmaceuticals and healthcare products, food, technology and media.
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Band 2
  1. Arnold & Porter
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    Arnold & Porter
    Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical Sector (International & Cross-Border)
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 3 Years Ranked
    Highly rated for its international work across a broad range of regulated industries, Arnold & Porter frequently acts as global counsel to a host of leading multinational companies in the life sciences sector. The firm is particularly highlighted for its high-end expertise in regulatory issues and product liability cases, coordinating advice on the global development and distribution of pharmaceuticals and medical devices across the USA, the EU and Asia.
  2. Goodwin
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    Goodwin
    Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical Sector (International & Cross-Border)
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 3 Years Ranked
    Impressive up-and-coming firm in the international arena, which has bolstered its excellent reputation in the USA by expanding its global platform, recently making investments into its presence in Europe, with significant growth and new hires in the UK. Primarily highlighted for its appeal to growth companies and private equity investors with international businesses due to the firm's attractive combination of well-regarded experience in cross-border corporate M&A and buyout transactions, coupled with its strong industry focus and expertise related to the life sciences and new technology space.
  3. Hogan Lovells
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    Hogan Lovells
    Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical Sector (International & Cross-Border)
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 3 Years Ranked
    Hogan Lovells is an internationally oriented firm which combines a well-established presence in the USA and an impressive network of offices in other key jurisdictions throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Africa. The firm's US presence remains an important contributor to its worldwide success and provides a strong transatlantic platform through frequent collaboration with the firm’s London office. Washington, DC serves as a key location for the firm's international trade and arbitration practice, while the firm's US-based lawyers also play a significant role in coordinating cross-border advice on regulated industries and M&A transactions.
  4. Morrison Foerster
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    Morrison Foerster
    Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical Sector (International & Cross-Border)
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 3 Years Ranked
    Particularly stands out in the market for its grasp of cross-border work between the US and Asian markets, which is driven by the firm's longstanding investment into its technology sector expertise. The firm is an appealing choice for large corporations and established players invested in areas such as electronics and biopharma, and has a particularly strong track record in handling inbound and outbound transactions involving the USA, Japan and China, frequently representing clients on both sides of the Pacific.
  5. Sidley Austin LLP
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    Sidley Austin LLP
    Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical Sector (International & Cross-Border)
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 3 Years Ranked
    Frequently sought out by international clients for its global sector expertise with the firm's focus built around strong relationships with clients in financial service, energy, life sciences and biotechnology. While the firm's US base remains the key central hub of its global operations, Sidley Austin also attracts ample praise for its ability to join up experts across its platform throughout Europe and Asia, with offices in London, Singapore and China among others also playing a vital role in the firm's international appeal. The firm has an impressive ability to handle global transactions, disputes and investigations, enabling it to provide a comprehensive service on sophisticated matters for clients in its key industry groups.
  6. Cooley LLP
    Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical Sector (International & Cross-Border)
    Global 2022 | Band 2
  7. Latham & Watkins LLP
    Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical Sector (International & Cross-Border)
    Global 2022 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. Ropes & Gray LLP
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    Ropes & Gray LLP
    Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical Sector (International & Cross-Border)
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 3 Years Ranked
    Ropes & Gray provides an integrated international offering with a strong global focus on financial services, life sciences and pharmaceuticals. The firm's US offices act as its primary driving force for international work, with Boston and New York frequently leading cross-border work, typically coordinating global transactions for major private equity funds and corporations. Key areas of geographic strength include Asian markets, and Ropes & Gray is often considered a popular choice by US and Asian clients for investments from the USA into China and Japan, where the firm can also offer locally based US law-qualified experts. The US team also works in a seamless manner with the firm's London office, particularly for the funds and corporate side of the practice.
  2. WilmerHale
    Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical Sector (International & Cross-Border)
    Global 2022 | Band 3
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Band 4
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    DLA Piper LLP (US)
    Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical Sector (International & Cross-Border)
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 3 Years Ranked
    Globally renowned firm with a substantial focus on contentious issues and particularly adept at cross-border investigations and regulatory matters, with a strong offering across both sides of the Atlantic. Operating across 13 office locations, including established practices in London, New York, Washington, DC and the USA's West Coast, the firm's global platform is concentrated in major financial centres with a strong international outlook. For multi-jurisdictional work which extends beyond the firm's own office coverage, it engages with trusted local counsel, often selected from WilmerHale's own shortlist, to provide a bespoke and flexible team for each client.
  2. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
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    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
    Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical Sector (International & Cross-Border)
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 3 Years Ranked
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius offers its clients expertise across a broad range of practice areas from strategically situated offices in the USA, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. It is sought out to advise on cross-border M&A and financing, international arbitration and regulatory investigations work by a clientele that includes multinational corporations and private equity funds. The US offices are particularly well placed to advise on matters concerning Latin American jurisdictions, and its regulatory expertise makes it a popular choice for clients in the energy, life sciences and technology sectors.
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Band 5
  1. Kirkland & Ellis
    Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical Sector (International & Cross-Border)
    Global 2022 | Band 5
  2. McDermott Will & Emery LLP
    Life Sciences & Pharmaceutical Sector (International & Cross-Border)
    Global 2022 | Band 5