Press Release

Chambers Global 2018 Ranks 72 Morgan Lewis Lawyers and 40 Practices

February 22, 2018
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NEW YORK, February 22, 2018: Morgan Lewis has earned 40 practice category rankings and 72 individual lawyer recognitions across the Asia-Pacific, Belgium, China, France, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latin America, Middle East, Russia, Singapore, Turkmenistan, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, and USA sections of the Chambers Global 2018 guide, evidence of the firm’s deep bench of lawyers around the world.

This year, the guide ranked 13 lawyers in the top tier and five practice areas in Band 1, and recognized three new practices.

Band 1 Practice Rankings

Kazakhstan

  • Corporate and Finance
  • Energy & Natural Resources

USA

  • Capital Markets: Securitization
  • Energy: Nuclear (Regulatory & Litigation)
  • Labor & Employment

New Practice Rankings

China

  • Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms)
  • Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms)

Global

  • Outsourcing

Additional Practice Rankings

Belgium

  • Competition/European Law

Global

  • Capital Markets: Structured Finance, Securitization & Derivatives
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Employment
  • Immigration

Kazakhstan

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Dispute Resolution (Expertise Based Abroad)

Latin America

  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Energy & Natural Resources

Middle East

  • Investment Funds
  • Islamic Finance

Russia

  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Energy & Natural Resources

Singapore

  • Capital Markets: Domestic
  • Corporate/M&A: Domestic
  • Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation

United Arab Emirates

  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate/M&A

USA

  • Banking & Finance
  • Competition/Antitrust
  • Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
  • Energy: Electricity (Transactional)
  • Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)
  • Immigration: Business
  • Investment Funds: Hedge Funds
  • Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation
  • Outsourcing
  • Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy
  • Tax: Corporate & Finance

Lawyer Rankings

  • Gary Adler: Ranked, Competition/Antitrust (Expertise Based Abroad), Japan
  • Sari Alamuddin: Ranked, Labor & Employment, USA
  • Felipe Alice: Ranked, Energy & Natural Resources, Latin America–wide
  • John Arnholz: Band 1, Capital Markets: Securitization, USA
  • Reed Auerbach: Band 1, Capital Markets: Securitization, USA
  • Alexandre Bailly: Ranked, Dispute Resolution: Litigation, France
  • Michael Banks: Ranked, Labor & Employment, USA
  • Tess Blair: Ranked, Litigation: E-Discovery, USA
  • Eric Bord: Ranked, Immigration: Business, USA
  • Daniel Chia: Ranked, Dispute Resolution: Litigation, Singapore
  • Giovanna Cinelli: Ranked, International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions, USA
  • John Crespo: Ranked, Energy & Natural Resources, Latin America–wide
  • Roman Dashko: Ranked, Corporate/M&A, Russia
  • Alec Dawson: Ranked, Corporate/M&A, USA; Ranked, Private Equity: Buyouts, USA
  • Philip Dowsett: Ranked, Investment Funds, Middle East–wide
  • Bradley Edmister: Ranked, Capital Markets (Expertise Based Abroad), Japan; Ranked, Capital Markets: Debt & Equity (Foreign Expertise), USA
  • Rick Eisenbiegler: Ranked, Banking & Finance, USA
  • Scott Farmer: Ranked, Tax: International Tax, USA
  • Kirstin Gibbs: Ranked, Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation), USA
  • Thomas Giblin: Band 1, Energy: Electricity (Finance), USA
  • Richard Goldman: Ranked, Investment Funds: Hedge Funds, USA
  • Edward Hansen: Ranked, Outsourcing, USA
  • Jonathan Hines: Band 1, Energy & Natural Resources, Russia; Ranked, Energy & Natural Resources (Expertise Based Abroad), Kazakhstan; Ranked, Energy & Natural Resources: Mining, Russia; Ranked, General Business Law, Turkmenistan
  • Jeffrey Johnson: Ranked, Capital Markets: Securitization, USA
  • Bruce Johnston: Band 1, Banking and Finance (Expertise Based Abroad), Russia
  • Matthew Joseph: Ranked, Capital Markets: Securitization, USA
  • Rebecca Kelly: Band 1, Corporate Investigations, United Arab Emirates
  • Ayman Khaleq: Ranked, Investment Funds, Middle East–wide; Ranked, Islamic Finance, Middle East–wide; Ranked, Banking & Finance: Islamic Finance, United Arab Emirates; Ranked, Capital Markets: Debt, United Arab Emirates
  • Suet-Fern Lee: Band 1, Corporate/M&A: Domestic, Singapore
  • Steve Levitan: Ranked, Capital Markets: Securitization, USA
  • Lesli Ligorner: Ranked, Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms), China
  • Sin Teck Lim: Ranked, Capital Markets: Domestic, Singapore
  • Bernard Lui: Ranked, Capital Markets: Domestic, Singapore
  • Edwin Luk: Ranked, Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms), China
  • Alexander Marchenko: Ranked, Energy & Natural Resources, Russia
  • Grigory Marinichev: Ranked, Banking & Finance, Russia
  • John Matthews: Ranked, Energy: Nuclear (Regulatory & Litigation), USA
  • Timothy Matthews: Ranked, Energy: Nuclear (Regulatory & Litigation), USA
  • John McGrane: Ranked, Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation), USA
  • Bill McKee: Band 1, Tax: Corporate, USA
  • Barbara Melby: Band 1, Outsourcing, USA
  • Thomas Mellor: Ranked, Banking & Finance, Latin America–wide; Ranked, Banking & Finance (Foreign Expertise), USA
  • Victoria Mesquita Wlazlo: Ranked, Banking and Finance: Islamic Finance, United Arab Emirates
  • Scott Milner: Ranked, Litigation: E-Discovery, USA
  • Frances Murphy: Ranked, Competition Law, UK
  • Joo Khin Ng: Ranked, Capital Markets: Domestic, Singapore
  • Humberto Padilla Gonzalez: Ranked, Corporate/M&A, Latin America–wide
  • Nancy Patterson: Ranked, Labor & Employment, USA
  • Eleanor Pelta: Band 1, Immigration: Business, USA
  • Michael Pillion: Ranked, Outsourcing, USA
  • Alex Polonsky: Ranked, Energy: Nuclear (Regulatory & Litigation), USA
  • Marc Reardon: Ranked, Projects, USA
  • Georgette Schaefer: Ranked, Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation, USA
  • Omar Shah: Ranked, Competition Law: Litigation, UK
  • Aset Shyngyssov: Band 1, Corporate & Finance, Kazakhstan; Band 1, Energy & Natural Resources, Kazakhstan
  • Izzet Sinan: Ranked, Competition/European Law, Belgium; Ranked, Competition/European Law (Foreign Expertise), Belgium
  • Louis Singer: Ranked, Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation, USA
  • Edwin Smith: Ranked, Banking & Finance, USA
  • Wayne Song: Ranked, Projects, USA; Ranked, Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy, USA
  • Grace Speights: Ranked, Labor & Employment, USA
  • Marshall Stoddard: Ranked, Banking & Finance, USA
  • Vasilisa Strizh: Ranked, Corporate/M&A, Russia
  • Kathryn Sutton: Band 1, Energy: Nuclear (Regulatory & Litigation), USA
  • Wendy Tan: Ranked, Shipping: Domestic: Litigation, Singapore
  • James Tynion: Ranked, Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy, USA
  • James Vázquez-Azpiri: Ranked, Immigration: Business, USA
  • Steven Wall: Ranked, Labor & Employment, USA
  • Jedd Wider: Ranked, Investment Funds: Hedge Funds, USA
  • Mark Williams: Ranked, Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation), USA
  • Wai Ming Yap: Band 1, Gaming & Gambling, Asia-Pacific Region; Ranked, Corporate/M&A: Domestic, Singapore
  • Ning Zhang: Ranked, Corporate/M&A: China-based (International Firms), China
  • Brian Zimbler: Ranked, Corporate/M&A, Russia; Ranked, Corporate/M&A (Foreign Expertise), Russia; Ranked, Corporate/M&A (Expertise Based Abroad), USA