NEW YORK, December 15, 2020: Morgan Lewis has been recognized by Law360 in its 2020 Practice Group of the Year awards for competition/antitrust, insurance, and project finance. Law360’s Practice Group of the Year series honors law firm practices that have played an integral role in the year’s most notable litigation victories or deals, based on size, complexity, and significance.
Law360 highlighted the firm’s thriving antitrust and competition practice, crediting the sprawling team that is composed of 68 lawyers in nearly a dozen offices around the globe. The article cited the firm’s ability to obtain numerous antitrust victories during the pandemic. Among the standout cases described was the firm’s representation of Sainsbury’s against Visa regarding swipe fees.
Law360’s profile of the firm’s insurance practice cited the group’s collaboration with the firm’s larger litigation practice, use of sophisticated technology, the ability to dig deep into the details of a case, and the ability to arbitrate in multiple locations at the same time in helping the team to achieve their victories.
In its profile of the firm’s project finance practice, Law360 pointed out how the team handles projects for the entire lifecycle, and the wide range of types of matters the practice handles. The profile included the firm’s lead role in the financing of the 1,850-megawatt Guernsey Power Station in Ohio.