DLA Piper has has been recognized as the world’s largest law firm by revenue and headcount in “The Am Law 100,” an annual ranking published by The American Lawyer. This will be
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Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz has made up six lawyers to the partnership in the New York firm’s latest round of promotions...
Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz and Sullivan & Cromwell have snared the lead roles on Morgan Stanley’s $9bn (£5.2bn) injection from Japanese bank Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group...
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz wants regulators to take definitive actions against short sellers and implement a comprehensive review of the credit default swap (CDS) market in the hope of staving off a wider Wall Street
Elite US firms Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz and Shearman & Sterling have taken the lead advisory roles on the $50bn all-stock sale of banking giant Merrill Lynch to Bank of America.
Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz has scored the lead role on the US government’s seizure of beleaguered mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, with corporate partner Ed Herlihy and restructuring partner Harold
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz has urged the Securities and Exchange Commission to conduct a 45-day study of the extent to which "abusive and manipulative short-selling and spreading of false rumors is taking
Shearman & Sterling has taken the lead role alongside Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz on a chemical company acquisition worth approximately $18.8bn. US chemical giant Dow Chemical Company agreed to buy Rohm and Haas in the
Figures compiled by Legal Week and The American Lawyer show that three UK firms make it into the global top 10 by PEP — Slaughter and May, Linklaters and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. In contrast, seven US firms make
The best corporate law firm in American is Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, according to a survey released today of 1,390 directors and 279 GCs of public companies by Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI
The American Lawyer reported today that two law firms, Skadden, Arps and Latham & Watkins, broke the industry’s $2 billion gross revenue barrier for the first time. It took Skadden 51 years to reach the $1 billion
Clifford Chance has won a high-profile mandate to advise the Aluminium Corporation of China (Chinalco) on its joint acquisition with Alcoa of a 12% stake in Rio Tinto for around $14bn. Linklaters is acting for regular