The Legal 500 US 2019 Recognizes 120 Dechert Lawyers and Practices across 37 Categories

May 29, 2019

The Legal 500 US 2019 has recommended 120 Dechert LLP lawyers in its newly released 2019 edition. The guide also recommends the firm in 37 practice area categories.

The Legal 500 analyzes the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research program revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market. The rankings highlight the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting-edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. Research is based on feedback from 250,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers.

Dechert obtained new rankings for:

  • Dispute Resolution: International trade
  • Dispute Resolution: E-discovery
  • Labor and employment: Employee benefits and executive compensation and retirement plans (design)

Dechert was also recognized for:

  • Antitrust: Civil litigation/class actions: defense
  • Antitrust: Merger control
  • Dispute Resolution: Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense (corporates)
  • Dispute Resolution: Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense (individuals)
  • Dispute Resolution: General commercial disputes
  • Dispute Resolution: International arbitration
  • Dispute Resolution: International litigation
  • Dispute Resolution: M&A: litigation: defense
  • Dispute Resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: consumer products (including tobacco)
  • Dispute Resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: pharmaceuticals and medical devices – defense
  • Dispute Resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: toxic tort – defense
  • Dispute Resolution: Securities litigation: defense
  • Finance: Capital markets: debt offerings – advice to issuers
  • Finance: Capital markets: equity offerings – advice to issuers
  • Finance: Capital markets: equity offerings – advice to managers
  • Finance: Capital markets: global offerings – advice to issuers
  • Finance: Capital markets: global offerings – advice to underwriters
  • Finance: Capital markets: high-yield debt offerings – advice to issuers
  • Finance: Commercial lending – advice to borrowers
  • Finance: Commercial lending – advice to lenders
  • Finance: Financial services regulation
  • Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate
  • Finance: Structured finance: securitization
  • Industry Focus: Healthcare: life sciences
  • Intellectual property: Trademarks: Non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)
  • Investment fund formation and management: Alternative/hedge funds
  • Investment fund formation and management: Mutual/registered/exchange-traded funds
  • Investment fund formation and management: Private equity funds (including venture capital)
  • Labor and employment: Employee benefits and executive compensation and retirement plans (transactional)
  • M&A/corporate and commercial: M&A: large deals ($1bn+)
  • M&A/corporate and commercial: Private equity buyouts
  • Real estate
  • Tax: International tax
  • Tax: US non-contentious tax

About Dechert

Dechert is a leading global law firm with 26 offices around the world. We advise on matters and transactions of the greatest complexity, bringing energy, creativity and efficient management of legal issues to deliver commercial and practical advice for clients.