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 the firm’s primary practice areas of corporate/M&A; private equity; business reorganization and restructuring; complex litigation; compliance and enforcement; antitrust and competition; asset management; and insurance and reinsurance, the approximately 700 attorneys collaborate to provide multidisciplinary advice across the areas of capital markets; communications and media; cybersecurity and privacy; environment, health and safety; executive compensation and employee benefits; finance; government relations; intellectual property; private clients; real estate; special committee; structured finance; tax; and a wide range of industries.

Management

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 City Awards

  • Top Listed in New York in Insurance Law with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Paris in Leveraged Buyouts with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Paris in Private Equity Law with 8 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."

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 Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Derivatives and Futures Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Energy Law
  • Energy Regulatory Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Insurance Law
  • International Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Mutual Funds Law
  • Privacy and Data Security Law
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Reinsurance 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 20122

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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