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Morgan Lewis Ranked by IFLR1000 2021/2022 as Leading Financial and Corporate Law Firm

September 01, 2021

NEW YORK, September 1, 2021: Morgan Lewis has earned 68 practice rankings and 110 individual lawyer recognitions in the IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate 2021/2022 guide. The guide ranks the world’s leading corporate law firms and lawyers in banking and finance, restructuring and insolvency, capital markets, corporate M&A and private equity, project development, and real estate based on transactional work and client and peer feedback.

The firm secured practice rankings across eight regions and earned new rankings in Kazakhstan, Russia, the United States, and the United Kingdom. The guide’s 2021/2022 rankings recognized Morgan Lewis and several of its practice areas in the following jurisdictions:

TIER 1 PRACTICE RANKINGS
Kazakhstan
Banking and Finance
Corporate and M&A: M&A

Russia
Banking and Finance: Banking
Project Development: Energy

United States – Massachusetts
Banking and Finance: Banking
Corporate and M&A: M&A

United States – Pennsylvania
Corporate and M&A: M&A

ADDITIONAL PRACTICE RANKINGS

China
M&A: Foreign
Private Equity: Foreign

Hong Kong
Capital Markets: Equity
Corporate and M&A: M&A
Corporate and M&A: Private Equity
Private Equity Funds

Kazakhstan
Capital Markets: Debt
Capital Markets: Equity
Project Development

Russia
Banking and Finance: Project Finance
Capital Markets: Debt
Capital Markets: Equity
Corporate and M&A: M&A
Project Development: Mining
Restructuring and Insolvency

Singapore
Banking and Finance
Capital Markets: Debt
Capital Markets: Equity
Corporate and M&A: M&A
Project Development: Foreign
Project Development: Project Development
Restructuring and Insolvency

United Arab Emirates
Banking and Finance: Banking
Banking and Finance: Project Finance
Capital Markets: Debt
Corporate and M&A: M&A

United Kingdom
Banking and Finance: Bank Lending: Borrower Side
Banking and Finance: Bank Lending: Lender Side
Banking and Finance: Project Finance
Capital Markets: Equity
Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitization
Corporate and M&A: M&A
Financial Services Regulatory: Non-Contentious
Private Equity
Private Equity Funds
Real Estate Funds
Restructuring and Insolvency

United States
Banking and Finance: Banking
Banking and Finance: Project Finance
Capital Markets: Debt
Capital Markets: Derivatives
Capital Markets: Equity
Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitization
Corporate and M&A: M&A
Corporate and M&A: Private Equity
Hedge Funds
Private Equity Funds
Project Development: Energy
Registered Funds
Restructuring and Insolvency

United States – California
Banking and Finance: Banking
Corporate and M&A: M&A – Southern California

United States – District of Columbia
Corporate and M&A: M&A
Restructuring and Insolvency

United States – Massachusetts
Capital Markets
Restructuring and Insolvency

United States – New Jersey
Corporate and M&A: M&A

United States – New York
Banking and Finance: Banking
Corporate and M&A: M&A

United States – Pennsylvania
Capital Markets

United States – Texas
Corporate and M&A: M&A

LAWYER RANKINGS

Richard Aldridge: Highly Regarded - State
Felipe Alice: Rising Star
Reed D. Auerbach: Highly Regarded
Asem B. Bakenova: Highly Regarded
Jeannine T. Bishop: Notable Practitioner
Harlyn Bohensky: Rising Star
Patricia F. Brennan: Notable Practitioner
Carter Brod: Highly Regarded
Steven C. Browne: Notable Practitioner
Andrew Budreika: Rising Star - State
Tom Cartwright: Highly Regarded
Laurie A. Cerveny: Highly Regarded - State
Justin W. Chairman: Highly Regarded - State
Tony Chan: Rising Star
Alexey Chertov: Rising Star
Steven M. Cohen: Notable Practitioner
Michael A. Conza: Notable Practitioner
Tim Corbett: Highly Regarded
Thomas V. D’Ambrosio: Highly Regarded
R. Alec Dawson: Notable Practitioner
Paul Denham: Notable Practitioner
Anastasia Dergacheva: Notable Practitioner
Jeffrey Dinerstein: Highly Regarded - State
Christopher J. Dlutowski: Rising Star
Joshua Dorchak: Rising Star
Bradley K. Edmister: Notable Practitioner
Frederick F. “Rick” Eisenbiegler: Highly Regarded
Charles E. Engros Jr.: Notable Practitioner
Jennifer Feldsher: Rising Star
Laura E. Flores: Rising Star
Julia Frost-Davies: Rising Star
Matthew F. Furlong: Notable Practitioner
Andrew J. Gallo: Rising Star
Alexander Geda: Rising Star
Mark Geday: Notable Practitioner
Thomas P. Giblin Jr.: Notable Practitioner
John C. Goodchild III: Highly Regarded - State
Sean Graber: Rising Star
Andrew Hamilton: Highly Regarded - State
Asa J. Herald: Rising Star
Jonathan H. Hines: Highly Regarded
Maurice Hoo: Highly Regarded
John Hood: Notable Practitioner
Alice Huang: Highly Regarded
Bruce Johnston: Highly Regarded
Jennifer Josefson: Highly Regarded
Matthew P. Joseph: Highly Regarded
Howard A. Kenny: Notable Practitioner
Ayman A. Khaleq: Highly Regarded
John Klauberg: Highly Regarded
Theresa Kradjian: Highly Regarded
David Lawton: Rising Star
Marc R. Leduc: Rising Star
Steve Levitan: Highly Regarded
Sin Teck Lim: Highly Regarded
Bernard Lui: Highly Regarded
Edwin Luk: Highly Regarded
Jeffrey S. MacDonald: Rising Star
Rob Mailer: Highly Regarded
Alexander V. Marchenko: Highly Regarded
Grigory Marinichev: Highly Regarded
Andrew Mariniello: Rising Star – State
Kurt Mayr: Highly Regarded
James W. McKenzie Jr.: Notable Practitioner
Christina Edling Melendi: Notable Practitioner
Thomas C. Mellor: Rising Star
Nicholas Moore: Highly Regarded
Jonathan D. Morris: Notable Practitioner
Finnbarr D. Murphy: Notable Practitioner
Steven A. Navarro: Notable Practitioner
Gina Ng: Notable Practitioner
Joo Khin Ng: Highly Regarded
Klara A. Nurgaziyeva: Rising Star
Humberto Padilla Gonzalez: Highly Regarded - State
Daniel I. Papermaster: Notable Practitioner
Michael M. Philipp: Highly Regarded
David W. Pollak: Notable Practitioner
Andrew M. Ray: Notable Practitioner
Paul B. Raymond: Rising Star
Harry T. Robins: Notable Practitioner
Robert G. Robison: Notable Practitioner
Philip W. Russell: Rising Star
Matthew Edward Schernecke: Rising Star
David C. Schwartz: Highly Regarded - State
Valentina Semenikhina: Rising Star
Etienne D. Shanon: Notable Practitioner
Kevin S. Shmelzer: Notable Practitioner
Aset Shyngyssov: Market Leader
David A. Sirignano: Notable Practitioner
Joanne R. Soslow: Highly Regarded
Mark Stein: Highly Regarded - State
Paul R. St. Lawrence: Rising Star
Marshall C. Stoddard Jr.: Highly Regarded - State
Vasilisa Strizh: Notable Practitioner
Charles A. Sweet: Rising Star
Eric Tajcher: Notable Practitioner
Artem Tamaev: Rising Star Partner
Stephen C. Tirrell: Rising Star
Carl A. Valenstein: Notable Practitioner
Ayesha Waheed: Highly Regarded
Chris Warren-Smith: Highly Regarded
Katherine G. Weinstein: Highly Regarded
Ian M. Wenniger: Rising Star
Jedd H. Wider: Notable Practitioner
Benjamin R. Wills: Notable Practitioner
Tomasz Wozniak: Notable Practitioner
Iain Wright: Notable Practitioner
Wai Ming Yap: Highly Regarded
Ning Zhang: Highly Regarded
Brian L. Zimbler: Highly Regarded