Kramer Levin provides proactive, creative and pragmatic solutions that address today’s most challenging legal issues. The firm is headquartered in New York with offices in Silicon Valley, Washington, DC, and Paris and fosters a strong culture of involvement in public and community service.
Duane Morris LLP, a law firm with more than 800 attorneys in offices across the United States and internationally, is asked by a broad array of clients to provide innovative solutions to today's legal and business challenges.
Willkie is an elite international law firm of approximately 1,200 lawyers located in 13 offices in six countries. For more than 130 years, we have represented companies across a wide spectrum of businesses and industries. The firm is comprised of attorneys who are recognized as some of the world’s foremost practitioners in their respective areas.
Willkie’s collaborative approach is entrepreneurially inspired and client focused. Clients grow with us over time. They hire us because of our reputation and our experience, and then build longstanding allegiances based on results and the collegial process by which they are achieved. Our focus on client service includes:
A pragmatic approach to the practice of law that puts the client first and forms the basis for longstanding relationships
Best-in-class practices that are frequently recognized by peers, clients and independent review publications
An attention to successful collaboration that encourages our bright and energetic lawyers to serve clients’ needs while maintaining high ethical standards and treating others with respect
Lawyers who possess the legal knowledge and experience to handle any transaction and the ability to communicate effectively with clients
Our International Reach
Willkie’s international experience—including the representation of U.S. and international corporations throughout all regions of the world—is both deep and broad. Located in key business centers throughout the world, Willkie is comprised of the best local market talent in shared strategic areas of practice. Each of our European offices is ranked and recognized within its country as a top local firm. This is an extraordinary distinction and speaks to our specific focus on having the best local talent in each office. Our ability to provide sound judgment and sophisticated legal advice, coupled with significant knowledge of a region’s particular rules and regulations, financial and political regimes, and customs and culture, ensures that clients seeking to conduct cross-border business get the maximum benefit from our vast experience.
Strategically Focused Areas of Practice
Our firm’s shared areas of concentration and services are aligned to ensure high quality and consistently responsive counsel across our international network of offices. Our continuous focus on the synergies within our firm is supported by a firm culture that values collaboration and cooperation.
White and Williams LLP is a global-reaching, full-service law firm committed to developing and maintaining long-lasting partnerships with our clients. We believe premier-quality legal service is only part of the client relationship. Our lawyers rely on collaboration with one another and our clients to understand each client’s unique business objectives, anticipate impacts of real-world events and regulations on their industry, and develop creative and practical solutions that support client goals and objectives. Accessibility, communication and exceptional personal service are cornerstones of our firm and yield proactive counsel, successful outcomes and fulfilling relationships.
We represent public and private companies across a wide spectrum of industries including education, energy generation and distribution, financial services, food and beverage, healthcare, insurance, life sciences, manufacturing, private equity/venture capital, commercial real estate and technology.
White and Williams has an unparalleled history of success in the courtroom as well as in litigation and arbitration. Our lawyers represent clients in high-stakes, complex and bet-the-company cases in federal and state courts. We recognize when settlement is the best path forward but also rely on our wealth of significant trial experience to tenaciously advocate for our clients to achieve the most favorable results possible.
White and Williams business lawyers handle highly sophisticated and complex transactions and financings as well as advise on the ongoing legal needs of our clients. Our lawyers often serve as outside general counsel and bring a business-friendly perspective to provide holistic legal advice. Many of our lawyers have prior career experience in Big Law and in business roles. We pride ourselves on applying this unique perspective through a team approach that blends senior-attorney attention with value-driven solutions.
Global Risk Community is a thriving community of risk managers and associated service providers. Our purpose is to foster business, networking and educational explorations among members. Our goal is to be the world's premier Risk forum and contribute to a better understanding of the complex world of risk.
The Family Office Real Estate Institute (FOREI), was created to provide education, research, and community interaction on issues critical to family offices with executive education programs with professors from the leading universities including Harvard, Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management, University of Denver, Wharton as well as family office industry experts.
The FOREI Executive Education program will allow Family Office participants to grow their real estate acumen, guide research on the challenges affecting their real estate portfolios, and interact with other family offices. Courses are taught by some of the top real estate professors from leading universities and other industry professionals. Research driven practical application and professionally relevant knowledge are taught with a distinctly pragmatic focus that enhances student learning. Additional instructors with depth of experience who are distinguished in their field are also invited to participate. Programs will consist of traditional lectures, case studies, and interaction with other family offices and family office professionals.
Major Institute topics include investments, finance, sponsor underwriting, property and asset management, portfolio management, tax planning, legal issues, estate planning, wealth preservation, real estate businesses transitions and wealth creation for future generations managing real estate.
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