Firm Profile

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Headquarters

787 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019-6099
United States
(212) 728.8000

Firm Details

Willkie is an elite international law firm that delivers superior client service across a broad spectrum of practice areas. In addition to its primary practice areas of corporate/M&A; private equity; business reorganization and restructuring; complex litigation; antitrust and competition; and asset management, the firm’s approximately 650 attorneys collaborate to provide integrated, multidisciplinary advice encompassing the areas of capital markets; communications, media and privacy; compliance and enforcement; environment, health and safety; executive compensation and employee benefits; finance; government relations; insurance and reinsurance; intellectual property; private clients; real estate; special committee; structured finance and derivatives; tax; and a wide range of industries.

Law Firm of the Year Awards

  • Competition / Antitrust Law in France (2018)

Top Listed National Awards

  • Top Listed in France in Leveraged Buyouts with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in France in Private Equity Law with 8 lawyers

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in New York in Venture Capital Law with 2 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in New York in Insurance Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Paris in Leveraged Buyouts with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Paris in Private Equity Law with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in New York in Venture Capital Law with 2 lawyers

"Law Firm of the Year"

Willkie Farr & Gallagher opened their Parisian office in 1921.  This move brought the firm's presence into Europe and office locations now span the continent and include: Paris, London, Milan, Rome, Frankfurt, and Brussels. The French office has around 70 lawyers including 14 partners. The firm's top tier lawyers are ranked among the best in their respective local markets and have uniquely broad and deep industry experience.
Law Firm of the Year Badge for France
Competition / Antitrust Law

"Willkie Farr & Gallagher has earned our top honor in Competition/Antitrust Law in France," says Best Lawyers President Phil Greer. "The firm’s success in this field is attributed to a deep bench, led by the the extraordinarily skillful Jacques-Philippe Gunther." In addition to the firm winning this prestigious recognition, Mr. Gunther was also awarded the top individual lawyer accolade and named "Lawyer of the Year” for his work in Competition/Antitrust Law in Paris.  Four additional lawyers have been recognized for their top legal talent in this field in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in France.

Learn more in our cover story: "A Conversation with Jacques-Philippe Gunther of Willkie Farr & Gallagher, France 2018 'Law Firm of the Year' in Competition / Antitrust Law."

Attorneys

Marc L. Abrams
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
James E. Anderson
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia
Recognized For:
Mutual Funds Law
Mitchell J. Auslander
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Commercial Litigation
Joseph T. Baio
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Commercial Litigation
Barry P. Barbash
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia
Recognized For:
Mutual Funds Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
Alexandra Bigot
Location:
Paris, France
Recognized For:
Banking Law, Finance Law, Structured Finance Law, Insolvency and Reorganization Law
David K. Boston
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Securities / Capital Markets Law
P. Georgia Bullitt
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
Leah Campbell
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Insurance Law
Gordon R. Caplan
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Thomas M. Cerabino
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Maurizio Delfino
Location:
Rome, Italy
Recognized For:
Banking and Finance Law
Xavier Dieux
Lawyer of the Year:
Corporate Law (2018)
Location:
Brussels, Belgium
Recognized For:
Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Arbitration and Mediation
Rose F. DiMartino
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Mutual Funds Law
Alexander M. Dye
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Insurance Law
Matthew A. Feldman
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Eduardo Fernandez
Lawyer of the Year:
Venture Capital Law (2018)
Location:
Paris, France
Recognized For:
Leveraged Buyouts, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Corporate Law, Private Equity Law, Venture Capital Law
Matthew Freimuth
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Litigation - Antitrust
Thomas H. French
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Christophe Garaud
Location:
Paris, France
Recognized For:
Corporate Law, Private Equity Law
Steven J. Gartner
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Adrien Giraud
Location:
Paris, France
Recognized For:
Competition / Antitrust Law
Elizabeth P. Gray
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia
Recognized For:
Securities Regulation, Litigation - Securities
Michael Groll
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Insurance Law
Jacques-Philippe Gunther
Lawyer of the Year:
Competition / Antitrust Law (2018)
Location:
Paris, France
Recognized For:
Competition / Antitrust Law, European Union Law
Cédric Hajage
Location:
Paris, France
Recognized For:
Corporate Law, Private Equity Law
Benjamin J. Haskin
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia
Recognized For:
Mutual Funds Law
Donald B. Henderson, Jr.
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Insurance Law
Bruce C. Herzog
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Venture Capital Law , Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
William E. Hiller
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Banking and Finance Law
Daniel Hurstel
Location:
Paris, France
Recognized For:
Corporate Law, Private Equity Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Amir Jahanguiri
Location:
Paris, France
Recognized For:
Banking Law, Finance Law, Structured Finance Law
Thomas Jones
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia
Recognized For:
Communications Law, Technology Law
Michael A. Katz
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Martin Klotz
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Thierry Laloum
Lawyer of the Year:
Public Finance Law (2018)
Location:
Paris, France
Recognized For:
Private Equity Law, Administrative Law, Public Finance Law, Project Finance and Development Practice, Public Law
Georg Linde
Location:
Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Recognized For:
Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Alan J. Lipkin
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Paul E. Lombard
Location:
Paris, France
Recognized For:
Banking Law, Finance Law
John C. Longmire
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
David J. McCabe
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Trusts and Estates
Thomas J. Meloro
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Litigation - Patent
Robert J. Meyer
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia
Recognized For:
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Joseph G. Minias
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Rita M. Molesworth
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
Dominique Mondoloni
Location:
Paris, France
Recognized For:
Litigation
Tariq Mundiya
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
Margery K. Neale
Lawyer of the Year:
Mutual Funds Law (2017)
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Mutual Funds Law
Michael E. Niebruegge
Location:
Houston, Texas
Recognized For:
Project Finance Law, Energy Law, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law
Jack H. Nusbaum
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Paul J. Pantano, Jr.
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia
Recognized For:
Derivatives and Futures Law
Daniel Payan
Location:
Paris, France
Recognized For:
Private Equity Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Leveraged Buyouts
Jeffrey R. Poss
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Venture Capital Law
Wesley R. Powell
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Antitrust Law, Litigation - Antitrust
Annette Péron
Location:
Paris, France
Recognized For:
Corporate Law, Private Equity Law, Leveraged Buyouts
Kirk A. Radke
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Marie-Hélène Raffin
Location:
Paris, France
Recognized For:
Tax Law
Richard L. Reinhold
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Tax Law
William H. Rooney
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Antitrust Law
Mario Schmidt
Location:
Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Recognized For:
Private Equity Law, Leveraged Buyouts, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
John M. Schwolsky
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Insurance Law
Paul V. Shalhoub
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
James G. Silk
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia
Recognized For:
Mutual Funds Law
Lionel Spizzichino
Location:
Paris, France
Recognized For:
Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Rachel C. Strickland
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Allison J. Tam
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Insurance Law
David Tayar
Location:
Paris, France
Recognized For:
Competition / Antitrust Law, European Union Law
William L. Thomas
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia
Recognized For:
Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental
Neil W. Townsend
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Pierre Ullmann
Location:
Paris, France
Recognized For:
Tax Law
Faustine Viala
Location:
Paris, France
Recognized For:
Competition / Antitrust Law
Martin J. Weinstein
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia
Recognized For:
Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Theodore C. Whitehouse
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia
Recognized For:
Litigation - Antitrust
Didier Willermain
Location:
Brussels, Belgium
Recognized For:
Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Jan Wilms
Location:
Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Recognized For:
Banking Law, Finance Law
Michael R. Young
Location:
New York, New York
Recognized For:
Litigation - Securities
Susanne Zuehlke
Location:
Brussels, Belgium
Recognized For:
European Union Law

Firm Practice Areas

  • Antitrust Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Communications Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Environmental Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Mutual Funds Law
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Venture Capital Law

Office Locations

Belgium

Belgium

Brussels, Belgium

Avenue Louise, 480 / 3B

Brussels 1050

Belgium

32 2 290 1820

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France

France

Paris, France

21-23 rue de la Ville l'Evêque

Paris 75008

France

33 1 53 43 45 00

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Germany

Germany

Frankfurt/Main, Germany

An der Welle 4

Frankfurt/Main 60322

Germany

49 69 79302 0

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Italy

Italy

Milan, Italy

Via Michele Barozzi, 2

Milan 20121

Italy

39 02 76363 1

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Rome, Italy

Via di Ripetta, 142

Rome 00186

Italy

39 06 686 361

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United Kingdom

United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

City Point

One Ropemaker Street

London EC2Y 9HT

United Kingdom

44 20 7696 5454

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United States

United States

District of Columbia

District of Columbia

Washington, DC

1875 K Street, NW

Washington, DC 20006-1238

United States

(202) 303.1000

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New York

New York

New York, NY

787 Seventh Avenue

New York, NY 10019-6099

United States

(212) 728.8000

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Texas

Texas

Houston, TX

600 Travis Street, Suite 2310

Houston, TX 77002

United States

(713) 510.1700

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