Awards & Rankings
In its 2021 guide, The Legal 500 United States ranked Pillsbury as a leader in 28 practices areas nationwide, spanning the firm’s litigation, regulatory and transactional practices and industries.
These strong results include seven Tier 1 or Tier 2 national rankings for M&A: Middle-Market; Outsourcing; Construction; Energy: Renewable/Alternative Power; Government Contracts; Insurance; and Aviation: Litigation and Regulation, as well as a first-time ranking for Technology Transactions and improved standing in the Antitrust, Energy: Renewable/Alternative Power, Energy: Transactions: Conventional Power, Government Contracts and Tax: Non-Contentious categories.
Of note, five Pillsbury lawyers were honored in the “Hall of Fame,” the top ranking category for individuals. These lawyers were: James Alberg (Outsourcing); John Heisse (Construction); Shaalu Mehra (Technology); Aaron Oser (Outsourcing); and Christopher Wall (International Trade). Additionally, Charles Donley (Aviation: Litigation and Regulation); Nancy Fischer (International Trade); Mark Lessard (Aviation: Finance); and Jonathan Russo (M&A: Middle-Market) were named “Leading Lawyers,” Stephen Ashley (Finance: Capital Markets); Charles Conrad (Construction); Melissa Jones-Prus (Aviation: Finance); and Meighan O’Reardon (Outsourcing); were named “Next Generation Lawyers” and Laura Jennings (Aviation: Litigation and Regulation); Jessica Nyman (Media, Technology & Telecoms: Regulatory) and Matthew Rabinowitz (International Trade) were praised as Rising Stars.
To view Pillsbury’s full results and commentary from The Legal 500 United States 2021 guide, click here.
The Legal 500 rankings are based on a series of criteria highlighting the practice area teams that are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. Their research is based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms, interviews with leading lawyers, and a team of researchers who have deep experience in the legal market.