- www.: fulbright.com
- Managing Partner: Kenneth L Stewart
- Number of partners worldwide: 349
- Number of other lawyers worldwide: 500
Fulbright & Jaworski, a full-service international law firm, serves the needs of businesses, governments, non-profit organisations and individual clients around the world. Fulbright is one of the largest law firms in the United States with nearly 900 attorneys and more than 50 integrated practice areas. There are 17 Fulbright locations worldwide, with international locations in Beijing, London, Munich, Hong Kong, Dubai and Riyadh. Fulbright’s International Practice Group, which consists of almost 100 lawyers, provides a wide range of services on international transactional, commercial, trade, financial, investment and dispute resolution matters. Lawyers in the group are strategically located in Beijing, Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Munich and Riyadh, as well as throughout its US offices. The firm represents public and private companies, financial institutions, multilateral organisations, individuals and sovereign entities in many different activities and industries, such as energy, infrastructure development, financial services, healthcare, transportation, consumer products, manufacturing, biotechnology, media and telecommunications, among others.
Main Areas of Practice:
Number of lawyers: 5
Office Profile: Fulbright & Jaworski’s Beijing office focuses on assisting clients in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other business transactions, infrastructure project development and finance, energy transactions, international disputes and intellectual property matters in and involving China. The office serves multinational companies, private enterprises, sovereign-controlled entities, individuals and others doing business in the region and globally. Many of the lawyers working in the firm’s China Practice are natives of China and multilingual.
Main Areas of Work: International transactional practice, mergers and acquisitions, investment, international disputes, infrastructure development, finance, energy, commercial and trade in and out of greater China and other locations in Asia. Beijing Partner in Charge: Jeffrey A Blount
Number of lawyers: 10
Office Profile: Fulbright’s Hong Kong office handles a broad range of international transactional, investment, finance, corporate, commercial, trade and regulatory maters. Lawyers in the Hong Kong office represent multinational entities, public and private companies, financial institutions, multilateral lenders, sovereign entities, individuals and others in their international business activities and investments in China, throughout Asia and in other locations around the world.
Main Areas of Work: International transactional practice, mergers and acquisitions, investment, international disputes, infrastructure development, finance, energy, commercial and trade in and out of greater China, South East Asia and other locations in Asia. Hong Kong Partner in Charge: Jeffrey A Blount
Number of lawyers: 4
Office Profile: In 2002, Fulbright opened its Munich office to better serve its client base both in Germany and throughout Europe. The Munich office handles a broad range of matters governed by US and international law including business transactions, commercial arbitration, US litigation, corporate and securities matters, intellectual property, energy, structured and project finance, tax, real estate, and other matters. Staffed with US attorneys, the Munich office provides US legal services to German and European-based entities conducting business and related activities in the United States, and projects the firm’s substantial international legal resources into Europe.
Main Areas of Work:
Foreign investment and trade in the US, corporate, commercial and securities transactions (including public offerings), intellectual property and technology, US and international arbitration, energy, structured and project finance, US litigation, real estate and tax. Munich Partner in Charge: Craig T Redinger
Number of lawyers: 9
Office Profile: Fulbright’s Riyadh office gives the firm’s clients direct access to critical legal services in a nation with a unique and vital position in the world economy. With 25 percent of the world’s confirmed oil reserves, Saudi Arabia is a natural base of operations for a firm with a long history of work around the world for the energy industry.
Main Areas of Work: Energy, commercial and capital markets transactions, project finance, international arbitration and ADR, defence procurement and hospitality. Riyadh Partner in Charge: John C Lonsberg
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Number of lawyers: 15
Office Profile: Fulbright’s Dubai office is a natural base for the firm’s diverse regional practice. By being in Dubai, the firm is positioned to serve clients involved in the thriving finance, information technology, manufacturing and tourism sectors.
Main Areas of Work: Energy, commercial and capital markets transactions, project finance, international arbitration and ADR, defence procurement, hospitality and tourism. Dubai Partner in Charge: John C Lonsberg
UNITED KINGDOMAreas of PracticeLITIGATION
Antitrust & Competition
Arbitration & ADR
Bankruptcy & Insolvency
Catastrophic & Mass Disaster Litigation
Class & Group Actions
FCPA & International Anti-Corruption
Insurance & Re-insurance
International Investigations & Litigation
Mass Tort, Toxic Tort & Environmental Litigation
Privacy, Competition & Data Protection
Mergers & Acquisitions
Private Equity/Venture Capital
Trusts, Estates & Beneficiaries
Structured & Project Finance
Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices
LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT
Labour & Employment Law
e-Discovery & Information Governance
Information Technology, e-Commerce & Telecommunications
Number of lawyers: 30
Office Profile: Fulbright & Jaworski established its London office in 1972. The firm’s lawyers in London advise upon contentious and regulatory matters, as well as finance, commercial, investment and trade activities. The firm’s clients in London range from the largest multinational corporate groups to closely held enterprises, governments and individuals doing business and investing in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, the United States and throughout the world.
Main Areas of Work: Disputes and international arbitration, financial markets regulatory matters, international projects and structured finance, acquisitions and dispositions, commercial activities, protection of intellectual property rights, financings, governmental representation and tax. London Partner in Charge: Lista M Cannon