NEW YORK, May 25, 2018: Morgan Lewis has been named Law Firm of the Year in the “Energy/Projects: Power (including Renewables)” and “Environment (including Climate Change)” categories of leading legal publisher Chambers & Partners’ Chambers USA Awards 2018. The awards recognize a firm's preeminence in key practice areas in the last 12 months, including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth, and excellence in client service.
With more than 100 lawyers in key energy and financial centers around the world, Morgan Lewis’s energy and project finance and infrastructure teams advise on project development and finance; mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures; capital markets transactions; the full range of corporate and securities matters for utility systems; as well as on litigation and regulatory and compliance issues. Members offer practical, thoughtful, and informed advice on some of the world’s most complex and significant energy matters.
The environmental counseling and litigation team counsels clients on environmental permitting, compliance, risk avoidance, and crisis management, as well as transactional and litigation matters. As one of the first environmental practices established at a major law firm, its lawyers have a powerful historical perspective on evolving public and legislative policy, coupled with experience across industries.
Both practices were ranked on the national and state level in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA.