United States

As the engine of the global economy, the United States continues to be an attractive target for cross-border investment. While market uncertainties and an increasingly complex regulatory environment create a host of challenges, opportunities still abound for both domestic and international companies seeking to navigate new paths to growth.

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Client Successes

Represented WH Group in its US$7.1B acquisition of Smithfield Foods, the largest-ever Chinese takeover of a U.S. company.

Advised the global banks financing the US$8.7B acquisition of PetSmart, Inc. by an investor consortium led by BC Partners—the largest LBO in 2014.

Achieved a complete victory for Capital One before the “Rocket Docket” court in the Eastern District of Virginia in a high-profile patent dispute involving online banking.

Innovative Solutions for Complex Transactions and Disputes

Our lawyers provide innovative solutions for our clients’ largest and most complex domestic and cross-border transactions and disputes. We represent many of the world’s top financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies, providing strategic advice that supports their growth strategy.

We help clients achieve success in every major industry—including financial services, energy, healthcare, hospitality, life sciences, manufacturing, real estate, technology, and telecommunications and media—and offer a complete portfolio of services to address their complex, often mission-critical needs.

Recognition for Our Practice

  • Ranked #1 on The American Lawyer’s A-List of the most successful firms in the U.S. two years in a row.
  • Named among the Top 5 firms in the Financial Times’ Innovative Lawyers North America report three years in a row.
  • Recognized for our leading lawyers and practices in Chambers USA, Legal 500 US and other industry guides.