Press Release

Morgan Lewis Secures 2017 Chambers Global Top 30 Ranking

March 20, 2017

LONDON, March 20, 2017: Morgan Lewis has earned an inaugural ranking in the Chambers Global Top 30, with 40 practice category rankings and 78 leading partner recognitions across 95 chapters of the distinguished Chambers Global 2017 guide. This year, the firm picked up five new practice category rankings and was singled out in the guide’s Global–wide, Latin America–wide, Middle East–wide, Belgium, Kazakhstan, Russia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, and USA sections.

For the first time, Chambers Global ranked the firm in the following practice categories:

  • USA, Competition/Antitrust
  • Belgium, Competition/European Law
  • UAE, Corporate/M&A
  • Kazakhstan, Dispute Resolution
  • Russia, Dispute Resolution

The Chambers Global directory, which covers more than 190 countries across the world, bases its comprehensive rankings on client and peer feedback specific to individuals’ and firms’ technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, and commitment.

Morgan Lewis’s Chambers Global 2017 Practice Rankings:

Banking & Finance

  • Latin America–wide
  • Russia
  • Singapore
  • United Arab Emirates
  • USA

Capital Markets

  • Global–wide: Capital Markets: Structured Finance, Securitisation & Derivatives
  • Russia: Capital Markets
  • Singapore: Capital Markets, Domestic
  • USA: Capital Markets: Securitization

Commercial Contracts

  • Global–wide

Competition/Antitrust

  • USA

Competition/European Law

  • Belgium

Corporate/M&A

  • Latin America–wide
  • Russia
  • Singapore
  • United Arab Emirates

Corporate & Finance

  • Kazakhstan, Desk Based Abroad in Russia
  • Kazakhstan

Dispute Resolution

  • Kazakhstan
  • Russia
  • Singapore, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration
  • Singapore, Dispute Resolution: Litigation

Employment

  • Global–wide

Energy

  • USA, Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
  • USA, Energy: Electricity (Transactional)
  • USA, Energy: Nuclear (Regulatory & Litigation)
  • USA, Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Kazakhstan
  • Latin America–wide
  • Russia
  • Russia, Energy & Natural Resources: Mining

Immigration

  • Global–wide
  • USA, Immigration: Business

Investment Funds

  • Middle East–wide
  • USA, Investment Funds: Hedge Funds
  • USA, Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation

Islamic Finance

  • Middle East–wide

Labour & Employment

  • USA, Labour & Employment

Outsourcing

  • USA

Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy

  • USA

Tax

  • USA, Corporate & Finance

Individual Rankings

Banking & Finance

  • Latin America–wide, Thomas Mellor
  • Russia, Bruce Johnston
  • Russia, Konstantin Kochetkov
  • Russia, Grigory Marinichev
  • UK, Bruce Johnston
  • United Arab Emirates, Tarek El-Assra
  • United Arab Emirates, Ayman Khaleq
  • USA, Frederick Eisenbiegler
  • USA, Thomas Mellor
  • USA, Edwin Smith
  • USA, Marshall Stoddard

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

  • USA, Michael Reilly

Capital Markets

  • China, Edwin Luk
  • Japan, Bradley Edmister
  • Russia, Carter Brod
  • Russia, Timothy Corbett
  • Singapore, Bernard Lui
  • Singapore, Joo Khin Ng
  • United Arab Emirates, Ayman Khaleq
  • USA, John Arnholz
  • USA, Reed Auerbach
  • USA, Harlyn Bohensky
  • USA, Bradley Edmister
  • USA, Jeffrey Johnson
  • USA, Matthew Joseph
  • USA, Steve Levitan

Competition/Antitrust

  • Japan, Gary Adler

Competition/European

  • Belgium, Izzet Sinan
  • UK, Frances Murphy
  • UK, Omar Shah

Corporate/M&A

  • China, Ning Zhang
  • Russia, Roman Dashko
  • Russia, Vasilisa Strizh
  • Russia, Brian Zimbler
  • Singapore, Suet-Fern Lee
  • Singapore, Wai Ming Yap
  • UK, Brian Zimbler
  • United Arab Emirates, Jim Knight
  • USA, R. Alec Dawson
  • USA, Brian Zimbler

Corporate & Finance

  • Kazakhstan, Klara Nurgaziyeva
  • Kazakhstan, Aset Shyngyssov

Corporate Investigations

  • United Arab Emirates, Rebecca Kelly

Dispute Resolution

  • Singapore, Daniel Chia
  • Singapore, Timothy Cooke

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Kazakhstan, Jonathan Hines
  • Kazakhstan, Aset Shyngyssov
  • Latin America–wide, David Asmus
  • Latin America–wide, Brian Bradshaw
  • Russia, Jonathan Hines
  • Russia, Alexander Marchenko
  • USA, David Asmus
  • USA, Steven Frantz
  • USA, Kirstin Gibbs
  • USA, Thomas Giblin, Jr.
  • USA, John Matthews
  • USA, Timothy Matthews
  • USA, John McGrane
  • USA, Alex Polonsky
  • USA, Kathryn Sutton
  • USA, Mark Williams

Gaming & Gambling

  • Asia-Pacific Region, Wai Ming Yap

General Business Law

  • Macau, Wai Ming Yap
  • Turkmenistan, Jonathan Hines

Immigration

  • USA, Eleanor Pelta
  • USA, A. James Vázquez-Azpiri

Investment Funds

  • Middle East–wide, Philip Dowsett
  • Middle East–wide, Ayman Khaleq
  • USA, Richard Goldman
  • USA, Georgette Schaefer
  • USA, Louis Singer
  • USA, Jedd Wider

Islamic Finance

  • Middle East–wide, Ayman Khaleq

Labour & Employment

  • USA, Sari Alamuddin
  • USA, Michael Banks
  • USA, Nancy Patterson
  • USA, Steven Wall

Litigation

  • USA, Tess Blair

Outsourcing Ranked Lawyers

  • USA, Edward Hansen
  • USA, Barbara Murphy Melby
  • USA, Michael Pillion

Projects

  • Latin America-wide, Brian Bradshaw
  • USA, David Asmus
  • USA, Brian Bradshaw
  • USA, Marc Reardon
  • USA, Wayne Song
  • USA, James Tynion

Private Equity

  • USA, R. Alec Dawson

Shipping

  • Singapore, Wendy Tan

Tax

  • USA, Peter Daub
  • USA, Scott Farmer
  • USA, Bill McKee
  • USA, William Nelson