Committed, Collaborative, Results Driven.

Our success has been, and will always be, built around our singular focus on results. Every day, we work to earn the trust of our clients by bringing innovative and effective solutions to our clients' most challenging matters.

We are known for our teamwork – with one another, our clients and with other law firms. Our firm strikes the balance between scale and agility, handling large and complex matters, while remaining flexible to adapt to clients' needs and market developments. We are not afraid to roll up our sleeves and tackle the impossible.

We care deeply about diversity and pro bono and believe these long-held values make us better lawyers and creative problem solvers. Staying focused on what's important is part of our heritage and how we chart our future.

"There's a strong reliance upon a collaborative approach." – Chambers USA
Results Matter
PRODUCT LIABILITY

National coordinating counsel to Merck in the Vioxx litigation, one of the largest pharmaceutical product liability cases in history.

AVIATION FINANCE

Eight aviation finance transactions named Airfinance Journal "Deals of the Year" in the last four years.

BANKRUPTCY

Lead counsel to the Trustee for the liquidation of both Lehman Brothers Inc. and MF Global Inc., the largest and eighth-largest bankruptcies in history.

ARBITRATION

Consecutive complete victories regarding softwood lumber for the Government of Canada in two state-to-state LCIA arbitrations referred to by the Economist as "the biggest trade battle on the planet."

ANTI-CORRUPTION

First ever external anti-corruption compliance monitor jointly appointed by the DOJ, SEC and SFO for a multinational specialty chemical manufacturer.

ACQUISITIONS

Represented Merck in its $9.5 billion public acquisition of Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. and its $3.85 billion public acquisition of Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc.

“The depth of the team’s concern and commitment to their clients is amazing.” – Chambers USA
Culture Matters It lets you know who we are, and what we see as our role.

We put our clients ahead of the firm, and the firm ahead of ourselves.

We distinguish ourselves by our results for our clients.

We practice in areas where we can add value.