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Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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Chairman: Peter C Miller
Number of partners: 375
Number of other lawyers: 480

Firm Overview:
Seyfarth Shaw LLP is a full-service international law firm, serving Fortune 1000, Global 500 and other companies worldwide through more than 850 attorneys and dedicated professional staff (including certified project managers, legal technologists, practice managers and other paraprofessionals). Seyfarth has been widely recognized for its leadership in designing innovative, client-focused solutions for the delivery of high quality legal services.
■ Earned 12 Tier 1 national rankings in the US News - Best Lawyers® 2019 edition of ‘Best Law Firms’ in the areas of appellate practice, commercial litigation, construction law, employee benefits (ERISA) law, employment law - management, health care law, immigration law, labor law - management, litigation - construction, litigation - ERISA, litigation - labor and employment, and real estate law
■ Recognized by The Financial Times among the most innovative law firms in its 2018 US‘Innovative Lawyers Report’ for the eighth consecutive year
■ Named one of the top law firm brands in 2017 for the sixth consecutive year in BTI Consulting Group’s annual study,‘Brand Elite: Client Perceptions of the Best-Branded Law Firms’
■ BTI Consulting named Seyfarth ‘Most Recommended Law Firms’ in 2017. Seyfarth Shaw was named one of 35 law firms recommended by top legal decision makers for six years in a row. These recommendations directly reflect personal standards of quality, client service and value
■ Seyfarth earned a perfect score of 100 in the 2018 Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s‘Corporate Equality Index’ and was named a ‘Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality’ for the 10th consecutive year
■ Ranked among the top ten ‘Best Law Firms for Women’ by Working Mother & Flex Time Lawyers annual report for the eighth consecutive year
■ Largest US labor and employment practice in a full service firm, with over 400 attorneys
■ Recognized by Law360 in 2018 as ‘Practice Group of the Year’ in employment law for eighth consecutive year ■ The world’s largest dedicated team specializing in international employment law, completing more than 70 multi-jurisdictional strategic and compliance projects covering 120+ countries in the last year
■ Acted as specialist international employment counsel on more than 20 international transactions in 2018
■ One of the five largest real estate practices in the United States with more than 120 attorneys
■ One of the nation’s largest employee benefits and executive compensation practices
■ Earned ‘Honor Roll’ honors in BTI Litigation Outlook 2018
■ Handled more than 200 corporate M&A transactions across a diverse range of industries over the past two years

Main Areas of Practice:

■ ADA Title III
■ Bankruptcy, Workouts & Business Reorganization
■ Blockchain Technologies
■ Capital Markets
■ Commercial Class Action Defense
■ Commercial Finance
■ Commercial Litigation
■ Construction
■ Consumer Financial Services Litigation
■ Corporate
■ eDiscovery & Information Governance
■ Employee Benefits
■ Environmental Compliance, Enforcement & Permitting 
■ Equity & Executive Compensation
■ ERISA & Employee Benefits Litigation 
■ Franchise & Distribution Counseling & Litigation
■ Global Privacy & Security (GPS)
■ Government Contracts
■ Health Law
■ Immigration
■ Immigration Compliance and Enforcement 
■ Infrastructure and Project Finance
■ Institutional Investor
■ Intellectual Property
■ International Corporate & Commercial
■ International Employment Law
■ Labor & Employment Litigation
■ Labor Management Relations 
■ Mergers & Acquisitions
■ OFCCP & Affirmative Action Compliance
■ Opportunity Zone Funds
■ Organizational Strategy & Analytics
■ Pay Equity
■ Pro Bono
■ Product Liability
■ Real Estate
■ Securities Financial and Directors & Officers Litigation
■ Structured & Real Estate Finance
■ Tax
■ Trade Secrets, Computer Fraud & Non-Compete
■ Trusts & Estates
■ Whistleblower
■ White Collar, Internal Investigations & False Claims
■ Workplace Counseling & Solutions
■ Workplace Safety and Health