Firm profile submitted by Winston & Strawn LLP
Co-Executive Chairmen: Dan Webb & Jeffrey Kessler
Vice Chairman: Michael Elkin
Chairman: Thomas Fitzgerald
USA Offices: Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Washington DC
International Offices: Shanghai, Hong Kong, Paris, Brussels, Moscow, Dubai, London
Languages: Chinese, English, French, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Throughout its more than 160-year history, Winston & Strawn LLP has handled many significant, high-profile matters for its clients – from patent litigation to cross-border mergers and from energy transactions to complex commercial disputes. The firm has grown through a series of mergers, office openings, and lateral hires that have resulted in a global law firm with more than 900 attorneys across the United States, Europe, Middle East and Asia. The firm has 16 offices in Brussels, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Dubai, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Shanghai, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C.
Antitrust / Competition:
Winston’s global antitrust/competition attorneys are proud to offer a complete range of services, including advice and representation related to all aspects of global cartel defense, civil and criminal litigation, government investigations, mergers and acquisitions and regulatory counseling and compliance.
Contact: Jeffrey Kessler
Tel: +1 212 294 4698 Email: [email protected]
Corporate & Finance:
Winston’s global corporate and finance practice provides securities and M&A services to multinational companies and investment banks. The firm’s private equity work encompasses capital raising, investment and divestiture. Winston also represents clients in capital markets, corporate lending, project finance, securitisations, lease finance, derivatives transactions and provides restructuring and insolvency advice.
Contact: Dominick DeChiara
Tel: +1 212 294 2609 Email: [email protected]
Dispute Resolution & Litigation:
Winston litigators represent clients in civil and commercial litigation, as well as alternative dispute resolution. The firm has tried major trials in every significant venue and represented clients with high-profile government investigations and enforcement actions. The firm has locally qualified commercial litigators worldwide. Contact: George Lombardi Tel: +1 312 558 5969 Email: [email protected]
Contact: Stephen D’Amore
Tel: +1 312 558 5934 Email: [email protected]
For decades, Winston has helped clients deal with changes in the energy industry. The firm has been at the forefront in the comprehensive development and financing of independent renewable and fossil fuel-fired generation facilities, the negotiation of power purchase contracts and the sale and acquisition of generation assets worldwide.
Contact: Joseph Karp
Tel: +1 415 519 1529 Email: [email protected]
The firm’s IP practice includes patent, copyright, trademark and advertising litigation worldwide. In addition, Winston Lawyers handle risk assessment, portfolio management, and prosecution of applications for patents, trademarks, and copyrights, as well as supervision of global IP enforcement initiatives.
Contact: Michael Brody
Tel: +1 312 558 6385 Email: [email protected]
Contact: David Enzminger
Tel: +1 650 858 6580 Email: [email protected]
Winston has one of the most recognised international arbitration practices in the world. Its attorneys have participated in international arbitration proceedings under all of the major international arbitration rules. Winston matters have ranged from some of the largest and most complex multi-jurisdictional disputes in the world, to mid-sized, straightforward commercial arbitrations/mediation.
Contact: Ricardo E Ugarte
Tel: +1 312 558 6130 Email: [email protected]
Labour & Employment Relations:
The firm provides international employment law for matters dealing with individual and collective labor relations, company restructuring, social security, worker retention policies and employment law-related litigation. In addition, Winston has a highly regarded employee benefits and executive compensation team that handles all global aspects related to these types of matters.
Contact: Michael Roche
Tel: +1 312 558 7508 Email: [email protected]
Contact: Nancy Gerrie
Tel: +1 312 558 6376 Email: [email protected]
Contact: Scott Landau
Tel: +1 212 294 6828 Email: [email protected]
Winston’s Latin America practice is active in nearly every market in the region, extending from Mexico and Panama to Ecuador, Chile, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, and beyond. The firm’s extensive regional experience covers various key sectors, such as oil and gas, mining, energy, and infrastructure, and includes capital markets, M&A and spinoffs, joint ventures, private equity, project finance, finance, environmental, tax, litigation, international arbitration, and antitrust/competition.
Contact: Talbert Navia
Tel: +1 212 294 4728 Email: [email protected]
Contact: Allen Miller
Tel: +1 212 294 5330 Email: [email protected]
Winston’s international project finance lawyers have advised public and private lenders, project sponsors and developers, host governments, offtakers, and other project counterparties and participants in a broad range of non-recourse and limited recourse financings.
Contact: James Simpson
Tel: +44 207 011 8787 Email: [email protected]
Winston tax attorneys provide assistance to global companies ranging from planning through audit appeals, and litigation, as well as legislative and regulatory representation.
Contact: Lou Weber
Tel: +1 312 558 5627 Email: [email protected]