Morgan Lewis

Inside Morgan Lewis Some 1,400 lawyers on your side

Welcome to Morgan Lewis

Firm Fast Facts

Founded in 1873, Morgan Lewis offers more than 1,600 legal professionals—including lawyers, patent agents, benefits advisers, regulatory scientists, and other specialists—in 26 offices across the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Clients include more than half of the Fortune 100 companies, including 9 of the top 10 and 17 of the top 20.

More than 2,000 clients have been with the firm for more than 5 years.

Approximately 2,000 new clients and 20,000 new projects each year.

Lawyers and support staff fluent in Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish.

Pro Bono in 2013

Over 71,000 hours were spent on pro bono representations, at a value to our pro bono clients of tens of millions of dollars.

Nearly two-thirds of the firm's attorneys contributed at least 20 hours to a pro bono matter; representations span all practice groups and offices.

Representations included more than 1,600 active matters, including nearly 400 new matters.

Full "above the line" credit given for pro bono time charges.

Morgan Lewis is a signatory to the Pro Bono Institute's Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge.

Diversity Highlights

Erica Smith-Klocek named one of the 2014 Best Lawyers Under 40 by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association.

Grace Speights named to the Washington Business Journal's list of "Women Who Mean Business" (2012).

Morgan Lewis named one of the "Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity" by MultiCultural Law Magazine (2012).

Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality - 100% rating from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation in its Corporate Equality Index (2010–2014).

Allyson Ho recognized as one of 20 "Winning Women" by Texas Lawyer (2011).

Larry Turner receives the 2011 Pennsylvania Multicultural Award by the National Diversity Council.

Marlee Myers honored by the National Diversity Council as one of the "Most Powerful and Influential Women of Pennsylvania" (2010).

Grace Speights named by the National Law Journal as one of "Washington's Most Influential Women Lawyers" (2010) and by the Washingtonian as one of "Washington's 100 Most Powerful Women" (2009); recipient of the Washington Business Journal Minority Business Leader Award (2010).

Named as a Top Law Firm for Diversity by MultiCultural Law magazine (2009).

Premier sponsor of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA).

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With 26 offices in the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, Morgan Lewis provides comprehensive transactional, litigation, labor and employment, regulatory, and intellectual property legal services to clients of all sizes—from global Fortune 100 companies to just-conceived startups—across all major industries. The firm’s service philosophy is grounded in a disciplined approach to advancing our clients’ interests as effectively and efficiently as possible.

In every representation, Morgan Lewis attorneys are committed to knowing and fully understanding each client’s specific business, industry environment, and legal concerns, with a focus on both immediate and long-term goals. Our regulatory and industry-focused practices such as Antitrust, Energy, Life Sciences, and Securities help clients throughout the world to craft and execute strategies to address legal, government, and policy challenges in today’s rapidly changing economic and regulatory environment.

Our international team of attorneys, patent agents, employee benefits advisors, regulatory scientists, and other specialists—more than 1,600 legal professionals total—serves clients from locations in Almaty, Astana, Beijing, Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Dallas, Dubai, Frankfurt, Harrisburg, Houston, Irvine, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Moscow, New York, Palo Alto, Paris, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Princeton, San Francisco, Tokyo, Washington, D.C., and Wilmington.

Morgan Lewis’s expanding global presence includes some 140 lawyers in our nine offices in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. They advise clients in such critical sectors as energy and finance, and on matters ranging from significant transactions to labor issues. Together with our hundreds of lawyers working from offices strategically situated in the hubs of commerce, law, and government throughout in the United States, we offer clients a genuinely multinational platform from which to pursue their business goals.  

As we have grown, we have maintained our foundational dedication to close-working client relationships combined with an emphasis on results. That has been Morgan Lewis's hallmark since its founding in 1873, and it remains at the core of our services today.