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US News-Best Lawyers Name Morgan Lewis as Law Firm of the Year in Two Categories

November 06, 2019

NEW YORK, November 6, 2019: Morgan Lewis has been recognized as Law Firm of the Year for Securities/Capital Markets Law and Litigation - Labor & Employment by US News/Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms in the 2020 Best Law Firms rankings. The firm was also named as a leading law firm in 266 practice categories, earning the top distinction of Tier 1 in 40 national practice categories and 139 metropolitan area practice categories. 

The Best Law Firms rankings are determined based on client, lawyer, and peer review. The Law Firm of the Year distinction is given to only one firm in each practice category at the national level. 

National Tier 1 
Antitrust Law 
Banking and Finance Law 
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law 
Commercial Litigation 
Communications Law 
Corporate Law 
Criminal Defense: White-Collar 
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law 
Employment Law - Management 
Energy Law 
Environmental Law 
Equipment Finance Law 
Financial Services Regulation Law 
Immigration Law 
Insurance Law 
Labor Law - Management 
Litigation - Antitrust 
Litigation - Bankruptcy 
Litigation - Environmental 
Litigation - ERISA 
Litigation - First Amendment 
Litigation - Intellectual Property 
Litigation - Labor & Employment 
Litigation - Securities 
Litigation - Tax 
Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants 
Mergers & Acquisitions Law 
Mutual Funds Law 
Oil & Gas Law 
Patent Law 
Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law 
Project Finance Law 
Real Estate Law 
Securities/Capital Markets Law 
Securities Regulation 
Securitization and Structured Finance Law 
Sports Law 
Tax Law  
Trusts & Estates Law 
Venture Capital Law  

National Tier 2 
Derivatives and Futures Law 
FDA Law 
Health Care Law 
Information Technology Law 
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law 
Media Law 

National Tier 3 
Admiralty & Maritime Law 
Appellate Practice 
International Trade and Finance Law 
Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) 
Technology Law 
Trademark Law 
Transportation Law 

Metropolitan Tier 1 
Boston 
Antitrust Law 
Banking and Finance Law 
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law 
Commercial Litigation 
Corporate Law 
Energy Law 
Equipment Finance Law 
Financial Services Regulation Law 
First Amendment Law 
Litigation - Antitrust 
Litigation - Bankruptcy 
Litigation - First Amendment 
Litigation - Intellectual Property 
Litigation - Securities 
Litigation - Tax 
Media Law 
Mergers & Acquisitions Law 
Mutual Funds Law 
Project Finance Law 
Real Estate Law 
Securities/Capital Markets Law 
Securitization and Structured Finance Law 
Sports Law 
Tax Law  
Trusts & Estates Law 
Venture Capital Law

Chicago 
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law 
Employment Law - Management 
Labor Law - Management 
Litigation - Labor & Employment

Dallas/Fort Worth 
Commercial Litigation 
Employment Law - Management 
Labor Law - Management 
Litigation - Labor & Employment 
Litigation - Securities

Hartford 
Banking and Finance Law 
Insurance Law

Houston 
Commercial Litigation 
Employment Law - Management 
Health Care Law 
Information Technology Law 
Labor Law - Management 
Litigation - Labor & Employment

Los Angeles 
Commercial Litigation 
Corporate Law 
Environmental Law 
Insurance Law 
Labor Law - Management 
Litigation - Environmental 
Litigation - Labor & Employment 
Litigation - Securities 
Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Miami 
Employment Law - Management 
Labor Law - Management 
Litigation - Labor & Employment

New Jersey 
Environmental Law 
Labor Law - Management

New York City 
Banking and Finance Law 
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law 
Commercial Litigation 
Corporate Law 
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law 
Employment Law - Management 
Energy Law 
Labor Law - Management 
Litigation - Labor & Employment 
Litigation - Securities 
Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants 
Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Orange County 
Corporate Law 
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law 
Securities/Capital Markets Law

Philadelphia 
Antitrust Law 
Bet-the-Company Litigation 
Commercial Litigation 
Construction Law 
Corporate Compliance Law 
Corporate Governance Law 
Corporate Law 
Criminal Defense: White-Collar 
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law 
Employment Law - Management 
Energy Law 
Labor Law - Management 
Litigation - Antitrust 
Litigation - ERISA 
Litigation - Intellectual Property 
Litigation - Labor & Employment 
Litigation - Securities 
Litigation - Trusts & Estates 
Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants 
Mergers & Acquisitions Law 
Patent Law 
Real Estate Law 
Securities/Capital Markets Law 
Securities Regulation 
Tax Law  
Trusts & Estates Law

Pittsburgh
Corporate Compliance Law 
Corporate Governance Law 
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law 
Information Technology Law 
Mergers & Acquisitions Law 
Technology Law

San Francisco
Antitrust Law 
Bet-the-Company Litigation 
Commercial Litigation 
Energy Law 
Energy Regulatory Law 
Environmental Law 
Litigation - Antitrust 
Litigation - Environmental 
Litigation - Securities 
Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law 
Securities/Capital Markets Law

San Jose 
Employment Law - Management 
Mergers & Acquisitions Law 
Tax Law  
Venture Capital Law

Washington, DC
Antitrust Law 
Communications Law 
Criminal Defense: White-Collar 
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law 
Employment Law - Management 
Energy Law 
FDA Law 
Government Relations Practice 
Immigration Law 
Labor Law - Management 
Litigation - Antitrust 
Litigation - Labor & Employment 
Litigation - Securities 
Litigation - Tax 
Mutual Funds Law 
Oil & Gas Law 
Real Estate Law 
Securities/Capital Markets Law 
Securities Regulation 
Securitization and Structured Finance Law 
Tax Law 

Metropolitan Tier 2
Boston
Patent Law 
Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law 
Securities Regulation

Chicago
Commercial Litigation 
Derivatives and Futures Law 
Litigation - Intellectual Property

Dallas/Fort Worth
Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Hartford 
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law 
Commercial Litigation

Houston
Government Relations Practice 
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants 
Transportation Law

Los Angeles
Real Estate Law 
Securities/Capital Markets Law 
Water Law

Miami
Commercial Litigation 
Litigation - Securities 
Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law

New Jersey
Corporate Law 
Litigation - Labor & Employment 
Mergers & Acquisitions Law

New York City 
Administrative/Regulatory Law 
Antitrust Law 
Derivatives and Futures Law 
Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law 
Tax Law

Orange County 
Corporate Governance Law 
Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions

Philadelphia
Litigation - Environmental 
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants 
Water Law

Pittsburgh 
Commercial Litigation 
Corporate Law 
Securities/Capital Markets Law

San Francisco
Insurance Law 
Litigation - Intellectual Property

San Jose
Corporate Law 
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law 
Labor Law - Management

Washington, DC
Administrative/Regulatory Law
Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Governance Law
Health Care Law
Insurance Law
International Trade and Finance Law
Project Finance Law

Metropolitan Tier 3
Boston
Bet-the-Company Litigation

Chicago
Trademark Law

Dallas/Fort Worth
Corporate Law 
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Hartford
Litigation - Bankruptcy 

Los Angeles
Corporate Governance Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Securities Regulation 

New Jersey
Employment Law - Management

New York City 
Admiralty & Maritime Law 
Equipment Finance Law 
Litigation - Tax 
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants 
Project Finance Law

Philadelphia 
Health Care Law 
Litigation - Bankruptcy 
Litigation - Construction

San Francisco
Litigation - Bankruptcy 
Litigation - Patent 
Litigation - Real Estate 
Patent Law

San Jose 
Litigation - Labor & Employment 
Securities/Capital Markets Law

Washington, DC 
Appellate Practice 
Financial Services Regulation Law 
Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)