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Leading third-party sources consistently recognize Pillsbury for excellence. Recent awards and rankings include:

2015 HFM Hedge Fund Service Award
For the sixth time, Pillsbury has been honored by HFM Week for providing counsel to the hedge funds industry.
The BTI Brand Elite: Client Perceptions of the Best-Branded Law Firms 2015
GC Survey Shows that Pillsbury is among the “Leading Innovative Movers & Shakers”
2014 Financial Times US Innovative Lawyer
Pillsbury named to the 2014 Financial Times Innovative Lawyers List
2014 Chambers Global
Ten practices and 24 Pillsbury attorneys have been ranked among the world’s top lawyers according to 2014 Chambers Global Guide.
2015 Chambers USA
Pillsbury scored 38 practices and 91 individual lawyer rankings in this latest edition. Fourteen Pillsbury practices honored were recognized as national in terms of reach and quality of offerings.
2015 Chambers United Kingdom
2015 Chambers UK ranks Pillsbury's Outsourcing and Information Technology practices among the UK's finest.
2016 US News & World Report/Best Lawyers 
In the annual edition of US News & World Report/Best Lawyers' survey of America’s best law firms, Pillsbury garnered 88 Tier 1 practice rankings in its survey of America’s Best law firms.
2016 US News & World Report/Best Lawyers 
Pillsbury was named "Law Firm of the Year" for Construction Law by US News & World Report/Best Lawyers.
2015 Legal 500 US
Pillsbury gained 102 lawyer rankings covering 27 practices in its 2015 US edition.
2015 Legal 500 United Kingdom
Legal 500 ranked eight Pillsbury partners in six different practice areas in their 2015 UK edition.
2015 Legal 500 Latin America
Legal 500 ranked two Pillsbury partners and practice areas - Corporate M&A and Capital Markets.
2014 Legal 500 Asia Pacific
Legal 500 Asia ranks Pillsbury's China Practice under the best foreign firms for Corporate M&A work.
2014 IFLR1000
Pillsbury's Insolvency & Restructuring practice was named to the 2014 IFLR1000.
Pillsbury Partner Named to BTI’s 2015 Client All-Stars List
Legal industry consulting firm BTI has named a Pillsbury partner to its annual Client Service All-Stars list.
2013 Corporate Counsel "Go-To Firm"
According to an in-house counsel survey of Fortune 500 companies, Pillsbury was named a "go-to firm" in four areas: Corporate, Intellectual Property, Litigation and Securities.
Who's Who Legal 2015
London-based Law Business Research recognized 35 Pillsbury attorneys in over 15 practice areas.
2015 Euromoney's Best of the Best USA
Six Pillsbury partners named among the 30 Best Attorneys in their respective practice areas (Expert Guides to Leading Lawyers).
IAOP World's Best Outsourcing Advisors
The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) has named Pillsbury to their list of World's Best Outsourcing Advisors for six consecutive years.
2013 Trade Finance Awards of Excellence
Voted "Best Trade Law Firm in North America" by Trade Finance magazine.
2013 Best USA Regulatory & Public Procurement Firm
Our public policy and government contracting team was named a Gold Award winner by International Legal Alliance at their annual summit, beating out nine other firms.
2013 Silver Award: Project Finance, Infrastructure & Energy
Pillsbury's integrated Energy team was named a Silver Award winner by the International Legal Alliance at their annual summit in Paris.
   Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst
Ranked among the top 25 Most Active Law Firms, by Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst, for private equity and venture capital transactions in 2012. Also recognized named among the firms that closed the most private equity and venture capital funds in 2012.
   2014 International M&A Advisor Awards
The M&A Advisor named Pillsbury as a 2014 winner for "Corporate/Strategic Acquisition of the Year" in the Over $100mm to $1 Billion category.
2012 The M&A Advisor
The M&A Advisor named Pillsbury as a 2012 winner for "Cross-Border Deal of the Year" in the $35mm to $100mm category and for "Corporate/Strategic Acquisition of the Year" in the $100mm to $200mm category.
?? Top 3 in Video Game Law
A new survey by Interactive Age ranks Pillsbury among the top three law firms in the US advising on video game law and other interactive entertainment.
2010 Law360 Groups of the Year
Pillsbury's Energy, Government Contracts & Disputes and Insurance Recovery & Advisory teams were named among legal practice "Groups of the Year" in 2010, according to legal industry wire service Law360.
Jane's Transport Finance African Aircraft Debt Deal of the Year
Pillsbury’s Ethiopian Airlines $765M financing was named African Aircraft Debt Deal of the Year by Jane's Transport Finance in December 2010.
DealFlow Media's PIPEs Report
Pillsbury Ranked 4th globally for number of completed PIPE transactions as Issuer Counsel by DealFlow Media's PIPEs Report.
2010 Investor Counsel of the Year
Named "Best Investor Counsel of the Year" for Chinese companies at the 2010 Top Capital Investment and Investors Awards in Beijing.
2010 Turnaround Atlas Award for Distressed Real Estate Deal of the Year
Pillsbury was recognized for its representation of Standard Portfolios in its $350 million acquisition of Bethany Holdings.
2010 UK Energy & Infrastructure Firm of the Year
Pillsbury was among three law firms honored at The Lawyer Awards for our energy and project finance work, including a $20B nuclear project in the UAE and major LNG projects in US and Great Britain.
2010 European Outsourcing Assn MultiSourcing Award
Pillsbury’s Sourcing practice was honored with an EOA award for the Best Multi-sourcing Project of the Year on behalf of client GlaxoSmithKline.
2015 Working Mother Top 100 Companies
Pillsbury has appeared on Working Mother magazine's list of 100 Best Companies for the past ten years, including one year as the only law firm ever named among the Top 10 companies.
2015 HRC's Corporate Equality Index
Pillsbury earns tenth-straight perfect score on HRC's Corporate Equality Index.
California Minority Counsel Program
Pillsbury is a 25-year member of the California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP). CMCP is dedicated to promoting diversity in the legal profession by providing attorneys of color with access to and opportunity for business and professional development. In 2014, two Pillsbury attorneys were inducted into the inaugural CMCP Diversity Leader Hall of Fame.
2015 Women in Law Empowerment
Received a Gold Standard certification for four consecutive years (2011-2015) from the Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) for the number of women partners holding firmwide leadership positions.
2014 NAFE Top 50 Companies for Executive Women
Pillsbury has been named to the NAFE (National Association for Female Executives) Top 50 Companies for Executive Women four years running.

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