Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete has counseled employers exclusively since 1946. With offices in 15 states, we are one of the largest labor and employment law practices in the U.S. Constangy has been named as a top firm for women and minorities by organizations including Law360, the National Law Journal and Vault.com. Many of our more than 180 attorneys have been recognized by leading authorities such as Chambers & Partners, Best Lawyers in America® and Martindale Hubbell.
Kirkland & Ellis is an international law firm with 2,500 attorneys representing clients in litigation, intellectual property, dispute resolution/arbitration, private equity, M&A and other complex corporate transactions, and restructuring matters. The Firm has no headquarters location, and operates from 15 offices around the world: Beijing, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Palo Alto, Paris, San Francisco, Shanghai and Washington, D.C.
Nossaman is an innovative mid-sized law firm working on cutting-edge issues across eight U.S. offices. Our expertise is focused in distinct areas of law and policy, as well as in specific industries. With a strong foundation in California, we have built nationally recognized practices in infrastructure, litigation, healthcare, environment and real estate, public policy, and corporate law.
The Firm has been an industry leader in California for seven decades. We know the land, the law, the courts, and the lawmakers. We also know the issues, from local bank failures and congested highways, to environmental conservation issues and scarce water supply. Nossaman is helping to solve many of the complex challenges public agencies and companies doing business in California face today.
Additionally, we offer strong capabilities in Washington, DC, resulting from a strategic merger that expanded the Firm's depth in several core areas including public policy, environmental permitting and litigation, and infrastructure. Nossaman attorneys in the capital monitor regulatory and legislative developments that affect clients' economic and legal interests and present clients' views on these issues to Members of Congress and Administration officials so that they are considered when decisions are made. We also specialize in administrative law proceedings before the agencies and the courts.
With over 1,400 lawyers in 31 offices across North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP is a fully integrated global law firm that provides clients with connected legal advice, wherever and whenever they need it. The firm is known for its relationship-driven, collaborative culture, diverse legal experience and industry-shaping innovation and offers clients one of the most active M&A, real estate, financial services, litigation and corporate risk practices in the world.
McGuireWoods is a strong, well-respected and expanding firm with a legacy reaching back more than 180 years. This legacy is a testament to our lawyers’ experience across business and industry, as well as our consistent ability to deliver an excellent legal product — efficiently and at a fair price. Some of our clients have been with us for nearly 50 years, which speaks to the level of service we provide and the mutual loyalty we engender.
Axinn combines the skills, experience and dedication of the world's largest firms with the focus, responsiveness, efficiency and attention to client needs of the best boutiques. The firm was established in the late 1990s by lawyers from premier Wall Street firms with a common vision: provide the highest level of service and strategic acumen in antitrust, intellectual property and high-stakes litigation. Axinn’s lawyers have served as lead or co-lead counsel on nearly half a trillion dollars in transactions and, in the last 10 years alone, have handled more than 250 litigations.
Seyfarth Shaw has over 850 lawyers practicing in Atlanta, Australia, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, New York, Sacramento, San Francisco, Shanghai, and Washington, D.C. As a full-service law firm, Seyfarth Shaw provides a broad range of legal services, including Labor & Employment, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Corporate & Finance, Tax, Real Estate, Intellectual Property and Litigation.
Our clients range from Fortune 100 to midsize companies, and include publicly traded and privately held businesses. We represent clients in all industries and in all geographies and we are diligent in providing the same level of commitment to each client.
One of the attributes which distinguishes Seyfarth Shaw from other “national law firms” is the degree to which we function as an integrated national organization, with day?to?day interaction and joint representation among lawyers in all thirteen of the firm’s offices. This high degree of integration results from the manner in which our firm has expanded. Rather than creating multiple offices by acquisition and regarding them as distinct “branches” or “franchises”, nine of our thirteen offices were opened by existing Seyfarth Shaw attorneys from an established office in response to the needs of our national clients. Today, Seyfarth Shaw provides representation to our clients in every state of the country.
We have remained committed to a set of five core values that form the foundation of our practice: Innovation, Teamwork, Client Service, Commitment and Excellence. Adherence to these core values helps us achieve both positive results and a positive experience for our clients. It means that our legal services are delivered in a manner that fosters long-term, successful relationships.
Further, we are committed to understanding the business and legal goals of our clients. We take this effort seriously because it makes us better lawyers for our clients and keeps our focus on delivering excellence and high value. In 2006, we began adopting Six Sigma methodologies in several of our practice areas, with the goal of improving collaboration, communication and efficiency with our clients.We will continue this program as part of our goal to exceed our client's expectations in every aspect of our legal service.
Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP is a national law firm whose lawyers have handled and successfully resolved some of the most challenging, complex, and high-stakes legal issues. They have a team of experienced lawyers, based in four offices, who serve their clients' interests nationally and around the world. Their clients range from individuals and small privately held companies to large international corporations.
They represent dozens of publicly traded companies including many currently on the Fortune 100 list and several in the Fortune 50. Their lawyers are focused on obtaining the best results for their clients, from negotiated settlements to litigation and trial. They have tried hundreds of cases in more than 25 state and federal courts and have defended class actions in more than 30 different states.
Their clients value and trust them because they offer much more than legal counsel. They understand and uphold their priorities, they serve as their partners and trusted advisors, and they align their services and their pricing with what matters most to them. They deliver value according to how their clients define value. They are a law firm built for clients.
At Severson, we constantly strive to become and remain a valued component of our clients' support teams and recognize that our satisfaction and success depend on long-term partnerships with our clients.
Severson has been an integral part in the growth of modern banking, but has developed into a full service law firm to serve the diverse needs of its clients, including but not limited to, employment, financial services and trial work.
We focus relentlessly on our Clients’ definition of success. We value talent, creativity, and commitment. We own battle-hardened expertise and profound “institutional memory” for our Clients’ businesses. We deliver sound counsel, fierce advocacy, and timely, cost-effective results.
White & Case is an international law firm that serves companies, governments and financial institutions. Our long history as a global firm means we are uniquely placed to help our clients resolve their most complex legal challenges wherever they are. From bet-the-company litigation to groundbreaking, cross-border transactions, the IP lawyers in our Firm’s global network deliver decades of experience combined with a broad scope of technical expertise. This knowledge base, combined with our cross-practice strength and worldwide presence, enables us to advise clients on domestic matters as well as issues spanning multiple jurisdictions.
Holland & Knight is a global law firm with more than 1,300 lawyers and other professionals in 28 offices. Our lawyers provide representation in litigation, business, real estate and governmental law. Interdisciplinary practice groups and industry-based teams provide clients with access to attorneys throughout the firm, regardless of location.
With approximately 1,100 lawyers in offices around the world, Weil operates according to the “one firm” principle, allowing us to bring the right mix of firm-wide skill and local-market presence to deliver the coordinated legal advice necessary to help our clients achieve their sophisticated goals and objectives.
Founded in 1931, Weil has provided legal services to the largest public companies, private equity firms and financial institutions for more than 85 years. Widely recognized by those covering the legal profession, Weil’s lawyers regularly advise clients globally on their most complex Litigation, Corporate, Restructuring, and Tax and Benefits matters. Weil has been a pioneer in establishing a geographic footprint that has allowed the Firm to partner with clients wherever they do business.
In more than 100 years of practice, Steptoe has earned an international reputation for its successful advocacy in litigation and arbitration, vigorous representation of clients before governmental agencies, and creative and practical advice in structuring business transactions. The firm has more than 500 lawyers and other professional staff across offices in Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington
With a global team of more than 1,500 partners and lawyers, Squire Patton Boggs provides clients with unique insight at the point where law, business and government meet, giving them a voice, supporting their ambitions and achieving successful outcomes. We have grown to become one of the world’s strongest law firms through a unique mix of organic growth to match our clients’ needs, plus astute combinations to bring additional local insight, skills and opportunities.
Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
For 25 years, Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP has distinguished itself as one of the top employment, labor and immigration law firms in California, representing national and regional employers with California employees in single-plaintiff and class action lawsuits and advising employers on related legal compliance and risk avoidance. The firm has five offices throughout California – in Sacramento, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego.
Shearman & Sterling is a global firm with approximately 850 lawyers in 22 offices around the world. The firm partners with corporations, major financial institutions, emerging growth companies, governments and state owned enterprises to provide the legal advice and industry insight needed to navigate the challenges of today and achieve their future ambitions.
Keesal, Young & Logan (KYL) enjoys an international reputation for outstanding client service, inventive legal advice and superb trial advocacy. KYL represents clients across a wide range of industries and has proudly served many of those clients for decades. The Daily Journal selected KYL as a Top Boutique in California in 2018, and KYL’s commitment to diversity is evidenced by the fact that it is majority owned by women, LGBT, veterans and people with disabilities.
Hunton Andrews Kurth is a global law firm of more than 1,000 lawyers handling transactional, litigation and regulatory matters for clients in a myriad of industries including energy, financial services, real estate, retail and consumer products and technology. With offices across the United States and in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, we’re aligned with our clients’ businesses and committed to delivering exceptional service. Follow us on, and .
Founded in 1998, Munger, Tolles & Olson’s Women’s Initiative brings together a diverse group of women and men from the firm’s three offices, who are committed to:
- Recruiting and retaining women attorneys1, with a particular focus on diverse women attorneys;
- Providing women attorneys with tools to facilitate and support successful legal careers;
- Ensuring that the firm is at the forefront of setting policies that foster an environment where women attorneys can build and lead successful legal careers; and
- Working to ensure that women attorneys are adequately represented across the leadership of the firm, its practice groups and with its clients.
The Women’s Initiative works closely with the firm’s other diversity initiatives, as well as with external organizations with similar missions, to identify and adopt best practices that will advance these goals.