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When you join Weil, you are not just getting a job – you are launching a career. You will work together with Weil colleagues, and team with clients, to develop your skills as a business lawyer. Through hands on work supported by our award winning training and professional development programs, you will gain foundational tools that can take you in many different professional directions.

Our success stems from our roles as strategic business partners and innovative problem solvers for clients wherever they operate. Talented individuals who want a seat at the table and seek to tackle complex, challenging matters on behalf of the largest companies across the globe will find ample opportunities to shine.

With approximately 1,100 lawyers in offices across three continents, Weil offers clients complex corporate megadeals expertise, leading trial capabilities, and unmatched bankruptcy experience.  Weil’s corporate lawyers have advised on more than 3,100 deals in the last five years totaling over $5 trillion. In just the last two years, our litigation team has won critical bet-the-company type cases at all phases of litigation and our restructuring lawyers served as lead debtors' counsel in six of the ten largest U.S. bankruptcy filings in U.S. history. In 2023, 128 Weil partners received individual awards.


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Weil has proven itself time and again as a fearless advocate for its brand name clients at the top of their industries, some of which are highlighted below. Our firm has been named a “2023 A-List” runner-up by The American Lawyer, honored among Law360’s 2022 “Private Equity Practice Groups of the Year” and received three honors from the 2023 Financial Times North America Innovative Lawyers Awards.

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Private Equity: Weil’s 300-lawyer-strong global Private Equity practice is recognized as one of the very few elite, market leaders in the field. We advise our more than 300 global PE clients on the full spectrum of investment products, from buyouts to capital raises to de-SPAC transactions. We advise 80% of the 25 largest global private equity funds, including nine of the top 10, as ranked by PEI 300 2023.

Mergers & Acquisitions: With offices on three continents, our lawyers are adept at executing major, cross-border deals. Our M&A clients include: Athena Health, Brookfield Asset Management, Campbell Soup Company, Dow Chemical Company, Eli Lilly and Company, Getty Images, The Home Depot, Kinder Morgan, MGM Resorts International, Nexeo Solutions, Sanofi and The Kroger Company. In 2023, Weil was ranked in Tier 1 for U.S. M&A for the 12th consecutive year by IFLR1000, named a top firm for Corporate M&A by Chambers Global, and Corporate Chairman Michael Aiello was named a 2023 “Dealmaker of the Year” by the New York Law Journal.

Litigation: Weil frequently secures headline-making jury verdicts, differentiating us from many other national firms. Attorneys in our Appeals and Strategic Counseling practice are often called upon to litigate before the U.S. Supreme Court, federal and state appellate courts, trial courts and agencies. Most recently, our litigators have played lead roles in the following victories and achievements:

  • Successfully representing a number of Minor League Baseball teams in connection with high-profile litigation, including a cert petition before the U.S. Supreme Court, adverse to Major League Baseball and several of its clubs
  • Counseling Meta Platforms Inc. in a lawsuit brought by the Federal Trade Commission seeking to block Meta from acquiring virtual reality company Within Unlimited
  • Garnering a victory before the Supreme Court of Washington State, on behalf of Washington State University and co-plaintiff Oregon State University, in a high-profile dispute regarding the future of the Pac-12 athletic conference
  • Defending AMC Entertainment in fast-tracked, hotly contested stockholder litigation in Delaware Chancery Court arising from its planned overhaul of its capital structure
  • Guiding a landmark, high-profile player abuse investigation for the National Women’s Soccer League Players Association
  • Winning a $100M+ patent infringement jury verdict for Altria adverse to RJ Reynolds regarding e-vapor technology
  • Negotiating a seismic music royalty settlement for Pandora Media LLC ahead of a multi-billion dollar trial before the Copyright Royalty Board
  • Defeating two industry-wide antitrust class actions for Simon & Schuster relating to the markets for e-books and print books

In 2023, Weil’s Litigation Department was named “Litigation Department of the Year — Class Actions” by the New York Law Journal, our Appellate Practice was named to the “Appellate Hot List” by The National Law Journal and Department Co-Head Jonathan Polkes was named a 2022 “Litigator of the Year” by The American Lawyer.

Restructuring: Bankruptcy legend Harvey Miller, who was Weil’s fourteenth partner, developed the Firm into a restructuring powerhouse.  He played a pivotal role in nearly every landmark bankruptcy case, and inexorably shaped the Restructuring landscape. In Weil’s Restructuring practice, you’ll learn directly from top leaders in the field while working on the biggest bankruptcy matters in the world. Our Restructuring clients have included Aéropostale, AMC Entertainment Holdings, Brooks Brothers Group, Claire’s Stores, General Electric, General Motors, J. Crew Group, Lehman Brothers, PG&E Corporation, Scandinavian Airlines and Sears Holding Corporation, Takata Corporation and 24 Hour Fitness. Weil’s Restructuring Department Co-Heads are among the most influential practitioners in the industry, and all three were recognized as “Crisis Leadership Trailblazers” by The National Law Journal.

Banking & Finance: Weil offers our clients international deal execution and provides local law advice in key financial markets like New York, London, Paris, Frankfurt and Hong Kong. Weil is one of the very select firms that has both highly-rated borrower/sponsor and lender/arranger practices. We work on some of the largest deals in the market and Weil is regularly listed as among the best in the world by Chambers, Legal 500 and International Financial Law Review.

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