The latest Legal 500: US guide again lauds Pillsbury as one of the leading law firm in the United States, citing it as a leader in 31 national practice areas. Additionally, the firm earned a total of 116 individual lawyer recommendations, including five Hall of Fame practitioners, four Leading lawyers, four Next Generation Partners and four Rising Stars.

These strong results include six Tier 1 and Tier 2 national rankings for M&A: Middle-Market; Outsourcing; Energy: Renewable/Alternative Power; Government Contracts; Insurance; and Aviation: Litigation and Regulation, as well as a first-time ranking for Real Estate Finance and improved standing in both the Venture Capital and Emerging Companies and Technology Transactions categories.

Pillsbury practices that were identified in the Firms to Watch category included Capital Markets: Debt Offerings, Private Equity Buyouts, and Corporate Restructuring.

In 2022, five Pillsbury lawyers were honored in the Hall of Fame, which is the top ranking category for individuals. The Hall of Fame includes 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 Partners. Laura Jennings (Aviation: Litigation and Regulation); Jessica Nyman (Media, Technology & Telecoms: Regulatory); Matthew Rabinowitz (International Trade) and Pat Reisinger (Aviation: Finance) were praised as Rising Stars.

To view Pillsbury’s full results and commentary from the 2022 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.

James L. Alberg, John R. Heisse, Aaron M. Oser, Christopher R. Wall, Charles F. Donley II, Nancy A. Fischer, Mark N. Lessard, Jonathan J. Russo, Stephen C. Ashley, Charles C. Conrad, Melissa B. Jones-Prus, Laura Jennings Ochoa, Jessica T. Nyman, Matthew R. Rabinowitz, Pat Reisinger, Corporate, Finance, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Regulatory, Capital Markets, Emerging Companies & Venture Capital, Energy Capital Markets, Trusts & Estates, Executive Compensation & Benefits, Board Advisory & Corporate Governance, Financial Industry Group, Global Sourcing & Technology Transactions, Applications Development & Maintenance, Business Process Outsourcing, Cloud Computing, Facilities Management, Infrastructure Outsourcing, IT Outsourcing, Technology Acquisition & Licensing, Insolvency & Restructuring, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Real Estate, Real Estate Finance, Real Estate Litigation, State & Local Tax, Tax, Federal Tax Controversy & Tax Policy, Technology Transactions, Asset Finance, Aircraft Finance Insurance Consortium (AFIC), Aviation Finance, Sustainable Finance, Projects, Structured Finance, Trade & Export Credit Agency Finance, Intellectual Property Litigation, Patent Counseling, Prosecution & Litigation, Antitrust & Competition, Cartel Investigations & Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Construction Counseling & Dispute Resolution, Environmental Litigation, Government Contracts & Disputes, Bid Protests, Claims & Terminations, Government Contracts Investigations and Fraud, Suspension & Debarment, Insurance Recovery & Advisory, Construction Insurance, D&O Professional Liability, Aviation, Aerospace & Transportation - Regulatory, Communications, Mass Media, Telecommunications, Energy, Environmental & Natural Resources, International Trade, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act & Global Anti-Corruption, International Trade Agreements & Investment Treaties, Trade Remedy Proceedings, Government Law & Strategies, Aviation, Aerospace & Transportation, Renewable Energy, Media & Entertainment, Real Estate & Construction, Technology, Austin, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Northern Virginia, Palm Beach, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Washington, DC