Seward & Kissel LLP

Washington, District of Columbia

11 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

4 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Seward & Kissel, founded in 1890, is a leading U.S. law firm with an international reputation for excellence. We have offices in New York City and Washington, D.C.

Our practice primarily focuses on corporate and litigation work for clients seeking legal expertise in the financial services, corporate finance and capital markets areas. The Firm is particularly well known for its representation of major commercial banks, investment banking firms, investment advisers and related investment funds (including mutual, hedge and private equity funds), broker-dealers, institutional investors and transportation companies (particularly in the shipping area).

The Firm’s attorneys are very experienced and highly regarded in their respective practice areas. Many have been with the Firm for most, if not all, of their legal careers. Our focus and expertise, combined with the Firm’s stability, have enabled us to create a work culture that is dedicated to professional excellence and sound judgment, and that is committed to providing our clients with effective, high quality, hands-on legal service.

  • Bank of New York Mellon
  • Brigade Capital Management
  • Citigroup Global Markets
  • Deutsche Bank Trust Co
  • DryShips Inc.
  • Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc.
  • Goldman Sachs & Co.
  • Kingdon Capital Management
  • Law Debenture Trust Company of NY
  • Morgan Creek Capital Management
  • Scorpio Tankers, Inc.
  • Sprott Inc.
  • Tiedemann Investment Group
  • United Business Media
  • Wells Fargo Bank, NA
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  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • FinTech Practice
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Mutual Funds Law
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Trusts and Estates

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