Edwards Wildman lawyers are known internationally for their work in private equity, venture capital, corporate and finance transactions, complex litigation, insurance and reinsurance, and intellectual property.
Our clients know us as their trusted legal and business adviser—providing the strategic, collaborative and client-focused counsel that helps protect and advance their business goals.
Creative yet pragmatic, we bring deep industry knowledge and take the time to develop an intimate understanding of our clients' businesses, to help them effectively navigate risk, regulatory issues and the diverse challenges of a competitive marketplace—in the boardroom or the courtroom.
With more than a century of experience, working with Fortune 500 and FTSE 250 clients and start-up companies alike, throughout a range of industries and across three continents, we are a forceful advocate for our clients' businesses.
The business of Edwards Wildman...
• Over 625 attorneys spanning 15 offices on 3 continents, including the in the US, UK, Japan, and Hong Kong.
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Edwards Wildman has a rating of 100% in the Human Rights Campaign's annual Corporate Equality Index.
In 2012, US News/Best Lawyers listed Edwards Wildman in 19 national rankings and 62 practice area rankings, including a Tier 1 ranking in the category of "Litigation — Intellectual Property."
The BTI Client Service A-Team: The Survey of Law Firm Client Service Performance recognizes Edwards Wildman for delivering superior client service.
Edwards Wildman and its attorneys are recognized by Chambers USA, Chambers UK and Chambers Asia-Pacific for excellence in 42 categories including: Corporate/M&A, Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/M&A, Healthcare, Intellectual Property, Private Equity: Buyouts, Corporate/Commercial, Corporate/Commercial: Banking & Finance, Corporate/Commercial: Intellectual Property, Reinsurance, Intellectual Property: General and Public International Law.
Legal 500 (UK) recognizes Edwards Wildman for having leading practices in Life Sciences, M&A transactions, equity buy-outs, private equity formation and venture capital.
Edwards Wildman ranked 9th overall based on the number of private equity and venture capital deals closed in 2011, according to the Dow Jones, Private Equity Analyst's ranking of the "Most Active Law Firms."
Reactions, a leading insurance publication, named Edwards Wildman the 2012 Best Global Law Firm of the Year.
Thomson Financial ranks Edwards Wildman #1 in its national ranking of "Top Bond Counsel (Competitive)" for 2011. Additionally, Edwards Wildman is ranked 9th in the overall national category of "Top Bond Counsel."
World Trademark Review ranks Edwards Wildman among the Top 25 firms in the world in its World Trademark Review 1000 listing.