Global U.S. Law

a U.S. team on the ground in the U.S. and around the world

Whether in established or developing markets, U.S. law is increasingly becoming the law of choice in complex transactions and disputes. Our growing global U.S. team brings commercial U.S. knowledge and familiarity with local markets to cross-border matters. Our network of U.S. lawyers extends across the world’s major business and financial centers including New York, Washington, D.C., Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Madrid, TokyoMoscow, Paris, São Paulo, Seoul and Singapore. This team is fully integrated and well positioned to meet client demand for top-quality advice on U.S. law matters globally. 

Our global lawyers work closely with our New York and Washington, D.C. offices to provide advice across multiple legal regimes and market practices, covering transactional, regulatory, disclosure, compliance, litigation and liability management issues globally. With our presence in Washington, D.C., we can offer our clients advice on increasingly important regulatory fields, particularly tax and antitrust, with lawyers who have established relationships with the major regulatory agencies.

Winner of the 2015 FT Innovative Lawyers Awards

Most Innovative Law Firm – Competition

Winner of eight 2015 American Lawyer’s Global Legal Awards

  • Global Finance Deal of the Year: Project Finance – Cameron LNG
  • Terminal financing and Freeport LNG project financing 
  • Global Finance Deal of the Year: Restructuring (France) – Vivarte group restructuring
  • Global Finance Deal of the Year: Restructuring (Germany) –  IVG financial restructuring
  • Finance Deal of the Year: Islamic Finance – Project Sandstone sukuk
  • Global M&A Deal of the Year: Europe – Holcim/Lafarge
  • Global M&A Deal of the Year: Middle East – Canary Wharf
  • Global Pro Bono Deal of the Year: Finance – Retail Charity Bonds 

Winner of two 2015 IFLR Americas Awards

  • Private Equity Deal of the Year – Amex travel business spinout
  • Project Finance Deal of the Year – Cameron LNG terminal

Winner of one 2014 IFLR Americas Awards

Structured Finance and Securitisation Deal of the Year – Trade MAPS 1 Limited, Series 2013-1

Winner of the 2014 FT Innovative Lawyers Awards

  • Global M&A Deal of the Year: Europe/Germany – LIXIL/Grohe
  • Global M&A Deal of the Year: Latin America/Peru – Minmetals mine sale
  • Global Finance Deal of the Year: Capital Markets – Trade MAPS program
  • Global Finance Deal of the Year: Restructuring and Insolvency –  Restructuring of hibu Group
  • Global Pro Bono Project of the Year: Africa – The Liberian Case Index Project

Winner of five 2014 American Lawyer’s Global Legal Awards

  • Global M&A Deal of the Year: Europe/Germany – LIXIL/Grohe
  • Global M&A Deal of the Year: Latin America/Peru – Minmetals mine sale
  • Global Finance Deal of the Year: Capital Markets – Trade MAPS program
  • Global Finance Deal of the Year: Restructuring and Insolvency – Restructuring of hibu Group
  • Global Pro Bono Project of the Year: Africa – The Liberian Case Index Project

Winner of four 2013 American Lawyer’s Global Legal Awards

  • Global M&A Deal of the Year: Europe – Glencore/Xstrata
  • Global M&A Deal of the Year: Russia – Rosneft/TNK-BP
  • Global M&A Deal of the Year: Brazil – UnitedHealth/Amil
  • Global M&A Deal of the Year: Public Restructuring – Greece’s Debt Restructuring

Winner of the 2013 FT Innovative Lawyers Awards

Most Innovative Law Firm in Finance – Lehman Brothers Insolvency

Winner of two 2013 IFLR Americas Awards

  • Equity Deal of the Year – BTG Pactual IPO
  • Restructuring Deal of the Year – Lehman Brothers Chapter 11 Proceedings
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