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Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
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WASHINGTON, DC 20001
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
United States

Energy > Renewable/alternative power Tier 1

A market stalwart for renewable energy projects in the US for decades, Norton Rose Fulbright continues to be one of the most prominent names in the field, advising on financings of first-of-their-kind projects and major developments in the full range of renewable and alternative energy production. Tax equity matters are a particular strength; since the market for tax credit sales opened at the turn of 2023, the firm has handled a large share of related matters. Keith Martin, based in Washington DC, advises a large number of wind and solar energy companies in the US and jointly leads the practice group with New York-based project finance expert Ben Koenigsberg. Also in New York, Todd Alexander acts for lenders and developers of energy and infrastructure projects, and tax partner David Burton is well versed in energy sector matters. Becky Diffen in Austin has a particular focus on the acquisition and divestiture of renewable energy assets, while Marissa Leigh Alcala in Washington DC is another renewables-focused partner to note, particularly for their international project experience.

Practice head(s):

Keith Martin; Ben Koenigsberg

Other key lawyers:

Todd Alexander; David Burton; Becky Diffen; Hilary Lefko; Christy Rivera; Marissa Leigh Alcala; James Berger; Kat Gamache

Testimonials

‘Professional and experienced counsels.’

‘Great ability to propose solutions to open conflicts.’

Key clients

NextEra Energy

EDP Renewables North America

EDF Renewables

Avangrid Renewables, LLC

GE Energy Financial Services

Lightsource bp

Longroad Energy Holdings, LLC

Leeward Renewable Energy LLC

The AES Corporation

Savion (Shell)

Rabobank International

Société Générale

CIT Bank N.A

Nomura

Breakthrough Energy, LLC

Key Capture Energy, LLC

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, LLC

Origis Energy

Cypress Creek Renewables

Jupiter Power LLC

Matrix Renewables USA, LLC

Cordelio Power Inc

Broad Reach Power, LLC

Work highlights

M&A/corporate and commercial > M&A: middle-market ($500m-999m) Tier 1

With a client base encompassing major financial institutions, healthcare conglomerates, and tech corporations, the Norton Rose Fulbright team is well-equipped to advise on domestic and cross-border M&A in the public and private spheres. The practice’s offering covers a wide array of transactions, ranging from multibillion dollar cross-border deals to mid-market M&A within the US. Dallas-based team co-lead Scarlet McNellie  heads up the firm's corporate and M&A practice, and is an expert in leading on divestitures and spin-off transactions, while co-head Sheldon Nussbaum, who is based in New York, chiefly handles corporate governance matters, leading the firm's business practice. Houston lawyer Brian P Fenske covers IPOs and venture capital financings, and St. Louis-based Kevin Fischer assists private equity funds with corporate transactional issues. Kevin Friedmann acts on behalf of start-up companies in seed stage and angel financings from Chicago, and both Kessar Nashat and Steve Suzzan focus on joint ventures and corporate governance matters in New York.

Practice head(s):

Scarlet McNellie; Sheldon Nussbaum

Other key lawyers:

Brian Fenske; Kevin Fischer; Debra Gatison Hatter; Mike Keeley; Daryl Lansdale; Kessar Nashat; Bryn Sappington; Steve Suzzan; Brandon Byrne; Ben Montanez; Jared Kaplan; Blake Redwine; Evan Hardee; Anastasia Slivker; Ryan Waggoner; Amelia Zhang

Key clients

Stellar Bancorp, Inc.

IRG Acquisition Holdings

InfraRed Capital Partners

Wellstar Health System, Inc.

Enerflex Ltd.

Taylor Maritime Investments

Majic Wheels Corp.

Pure Health Capital

DigiAsia Bios Pte. Ltd.

SRIVARU Holding Ltd.

Aeries Technology

Shell USA

Crusoe Energy Systems

Intercontinental Wealth Management

CrowdOut Capital

Yuga Labs

LongueVue Capital

The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company

Peerless Oil & Chemicals, Inc.

Work highlights

  • Advised Stellar Bancorp, Inc. on its $1.5bn all-stock merger of equals with Allegiance Bancshares Inc., a similar entity.
  • Advised IRG Acquisition Holdings, a partnership between Invenergy, CDPQ and funds managed by Blackstone Infrastructure, on the $1.5bn purchase of a 1,365-megawatt unregulated, contracted renewables portfolio from American Electric Power.
  • Advised Wellstar Health System, Inc. on its $797m acquisition of Augusta University Health System , the academic health system affiliated with the University of Georgia and the Medical College of Georgia, as well as in the structuring a long-term affiliation agreement between Wellstar and the University.

Dispute resolution > E-discovery Tier 2

Norton Rose Fulbright's practice is headed up by David Kessler and Andrea D’Ambra, who lead a team well-equipped to represent clients spanning a multitude of industry sectors in high-stakes and consistently high-value disputes. The global head, Kessler, has strong capabilities in handling strategic cross-border e-discovery and information governance matters, along with portfolio management and data governance. D’Ambra is an experienced litigator who focuses on regulatory investigation, data privacy and cybersecurity issues. Another key member of the team is associate Susana Medeiros, who frequently advises on preservation and collection. All lawyers mentioned are in New York.

Practice head(s):

David Kessler; Andrea L. D’Ambra

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘A solid team of good lawyers who are very responsive and thoughtful.’

‘David Kessler has a lot of knowledge and background in this area and has very good ideas on how to execute.’

‘David Kessler and Andrea L. D’Ambra are passionate, creative and dedicated in a way that sets them apart from many other excellent eDiscovery attorneys.’

‘Stand-out members of the team are David Kessler and Andrea D’Ambra.’

‘The e-discovery practice at NRF is one of a handful in the US that are consistently extending thought leadership and establishing best practices in the industry.’

Key clients

GlaxoSmithKline

Bausch Health Companies

Jiffy Lube International, Inc.

Qualcomm

Dispute resolution > International litigation Tier 2

Dispute resolution > Product liability, mass tort and class action - defense: pharmaceuticals and medical devices Tier 2

Led from Houston by Brett Young and also able to draw upon resources from other key offices including Dallas and Minneapolis, Norton Rose Fulbright has significant visibility among pharmaceutical manufacturers and medical device companies, including in major class actions and MDLs. In Dallas, D’Lesli Davis , who heads up the life sciences and healthcare sub-group, has vast industry knowledge and litigation smarts with which she uses to good effect on MDLs/class actions, as well as in relation to pharmacovigilance matters. As well as regularly representing clients on personal injury matters, Davis has also gained a strong reputation advising on economic loss issues, not only on behalf of affected consumers but also third party payers. Also based in Dallas, Jonathan B. Skidmore regularly forms a pivotal part of the team’s involvement in many of the highest-profile disputes in the sector and has gained particular acclaim for his trial record. Dallas-based senior associate Ellie Norris is also recommended and has experience defending pharmaceutical manufacturers against economic loss, consumer protection, and deceptive practices claims brought by individuals, third-party payers, and state governments.

Practice head(s):

Brett Young; D’Lesli Davis

Other key lawyers:

Jon Skidmore; Geraldine Young; Alicia Grant; Ellie Norris

Key clients

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company

McKesson Corporation

Work highlights

  • Representing Takeda Pharmaceuticals as lead counsel in connection with a national RICO economic loss putative class action arising from allegations of failure to warn of side effects.
  • Representing the major pharmaceutical wholesaler McKesson Corporation in the three-pronged Sartan (blood pressure pharmaceuticals valsartan, losartan and irbesartan) MDL.

Dispute resolution > Product liability, mass tort and class action - defense: toxic tort Tier 2

Much of Norton Rose Fulbright‘s toxic tort work is generated from its Houston office, with energy sector clients accounting for the majority of the workflow. Under the guidance of Brett Young, the team is particularly accomplished at providing an all-encompassing crisis response service in the aftermath of an environmental accident. Aided on the regulatory front by Eddie Lewis, Young helps clients manage any reputational issues and to effectively deal with media inquiries, as well as to respond to any attendant governmental investigations and ensuing private litigation. On the West Coast, Los Angeles-based Jeffrey Margulies regularly handles product safety and litigation mandates for consumer product manufacturers, including as it relates to California’s Proposition 65 environmental legislation.

Practice head(s):

Brett Young

Other key lawyers:

Justin VandenBout; Devin Wagner; Jeffrey Margulies

Key clients

General Mills Sales, Inc.

Phillips 66 Company

Energy Transfer LP

Targa Resources

Vulcan Materials Company

3M Company

Work highlights

  • Representing Vulcan Materials in over two dozen separate cases brought in the Eastern District of New York and New York State by various water districts and municipalities over the alleged contamination of groundwater by the chemical compound and suspected carcinogen 1,4-Dioxane for several years.
  • Represented Energy Transfer LP following a May 10, 2018, crude oil pipeline release near Oklahoma City.
  • Advising Phillips 66 in two dozen matters across the country, including in cases where multiple plaintiffs allege catastrophic personal injury in various refinery settings, as well as in cases arising from alleged groundwater contamination and industrial exposure.

Energy > Energy litigation: oil and gas Tier 2

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP’s energy litigation lawyers are routinely engaged by a wide range of domestic and international clients, including major oil companies, pipelines, and energy traders, in high value energy disputes and litigation. Commercial litigation specialist Melanie Rother leads the team and regularly represents major clients, including Occidental Petroleum, Anadarko Petroleum, and Shell, in complex litigation before state and federal courts throughout the US. Experienced litigator Daniel McClure is a go-to choice for commercial litigation, including class actions, royalty disputes, and contract disputes, while San Antonio-based Jeffrey Webb represents upstream, midstream, downstream, oilfield services, and retail companies, particularly in traditional oil and gas disputes. Other key contacts include Reagan Brown, whose extensive practice includes commercial litigation, royalty disputes and serious personal injury and wrongful death litigation, and energy litigation expert Carter Dugan. Lawyers are in Houston unless otherwise stated.

Practice head(s):

Melanie Rother

Testimonials

‘Excellent service and lawyer quality. Great firm.’

‘Daniel McClure is an exceptional lawyer for complex oil and gas royalty litigation.’

‘The team has deep knowledge of the energy industry and the types of disputes that arise. They are strong in general commercial litigation, antitrust litigation, and international arbitrations.’

‘Reagan Brown is an outstanding strategist and phenomenal trial lawyer who connects with juries and makes complex concepts easy to understand.’

‘Carter Dugan goes toe-to-toe with aggressive opposing counsel, is great at witness preparation, has a keen analytical mind, is an excellent persuasive writer, and has a nice courtroom manner.’

Key clients

EOG Resources, Inc.

Shell

DCP Midstream LP

ExxonMobil Oil Corporation

Chevron

Merit Energy Company, LLC

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company

Occidental Petroleum Company (including Anadarko Petroleum Corporation matters)

Western Gas Partners, LP

Phillips 66

Andeavor Logistics, L.P., Andeavor f/k/a Tesoro Corporation

Tesoro High Plains Pipeline Company LLC

Work highlights

  • Represented EOG Resources in multiple class actions.
  • Represented Shell Oil Company in tortious interference lawsuit filed by Genesis Energy, who sought in excess of US$35 million in actual damages along with punitive damages.
  • Represented Western Gas Partners, LP in a declaratory judgment action.

Energy > Energy transactions: oil and gas Tier 2

Norton Rose Fulbright is a key advisor on a number of transactions across the upstream, midstream and downstream space that span M&A, joint ventures, and debt and equity arrangements. The firm is able to count some of the foremost majors and domestic energy companies as part of its impressive client roster, and these players turn to the firm for its vast asset knowledge. The firm demonstrates considerable expertise in deepwater drilling mandates, with activity on a number of corporate and commercial transactions pertaining to the Gulf of Mexico and offshore Brazil, whilst also showing an impressive range of asset engagement that includes carbon capture, ethylene and bromine – among others. Craig Vogelsang continues to helm the practice and is a key figure for names such as BP, Conoco and Shell as he handles their marquee transactions in both major oil and gas basins and offshore sites, possessing the ability to advise across the full gamut of hydrocarbons. Mac Marshall is at the forefront of the group’s upstream and midstream sector transactions, and is particularly strong counseling on commercial agreements. Senior counsel Alex Niebruegge has shown prolific activity across the board, active on M&A, private equity, and commercial agreements, both on the domestic and international front. John Mauel retired in January 2023, while Jessica Rodriguez left the firm in December 2023. All practitioners operate out of Houston.

Practice head(s):

Craig Vogelsang

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

bp

Baker Hughes

EOG Resources

ExxonMobil

Shell

Lewis Energy

Work highlights

  • Advised Lewis Energy Group in the negotiation and execution of a stock purchase agreement for the sale of Lewis Energy Colombia, Inc to LNG Energy Group, Inc.; transaction value of US$100 million.

Finance > Project finance

A ‘very knowledgeable’ team that combines ‘experience and competence coupled with flexibility’ to service a wide-client base, Norton Rose Fulbright handles high-end project finance and development work, demonstrating activity on large scale battery storage ventures, first-of-its-kind tax equity instructions, and multi-billion dollar digital infrastructure and power transmission projects. A strong lead arranger and lender practice is coupled with an increasing sponsor focus, working with both domestic and international infrastructure funds and asset managers. Bridge, toll road, and highway PPPs are intermixed with landmark projects such as the representing the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on the procurement of a design-build agreement for JFK Airport, as well as a strong body of utilities-focused work. Washington’s Keith Martin and New York’s Ben Koenigsberg co-lead the energy practice, with both practitioners noted for the breadth of their asset understanding and the former also highlighted for his tax expertise, while New York’s Todd Alexander’s eminent reputation in the energy sector continues to attract an array of instructions from lenders and investors engaging with both traditional and renewable assets. Douglas M. Fried spearheads the firm’s infrastructure offering from New York and is equally well versed acting for the sponsors, developers and procuring body across a range of PPP projects, often working alongside fellow co-leads Douglas B. Buchanan who is similarly proficient across PPPs and splits his time between New York and Vancouver, and Jacob Falk, a Washington DC-based advisor who has helmed major inner-city transport redevelopments over the past twelve months. Also based in Washington DC, Noam Ayali has been the chief advisor to a consortium of arrangers engaged with the Champlain Hudson Power Express transmission line. Becky Diffen handles renewable energy, storage and transmission projects from the Austin office, while Washington D.’s Hilary Lefko provides long-standing tax equity financing expertise to an array of mandates. Rhodri Evans brings experience to bear beyond just the procurement and financial closing of infrastructure ventures, often counselling through the development and completion stage, and operates out of Seattle. Austin’s Luke Edney showcases prolific activity across the full spectrum of energy matters, with particular expertise on development and procurement work. Deanne Barrow, who acts out of San Francisco, is a key feature on the firm's energy transition and clean tech mandates.

Practice head(s):

Keith Martin; Ben Koenigsberg; Douglas M. Fried; Douglas Buchanan; Jacob S. Falk

Other key lawyers:

Jacob S. Falk; Todd E. Alexander; Noam Ayali; Rhodri Evans; Hilary Lefko; Luke Edney; Deanne Barrow

Testimonials

‘The team is very knowledgeable. Keith Martin is one of the best in the US energy sector. Not only he has a very comprehensive knowledge of the topics but he also helps to shape them while they are being drafted Again’

‘Again Keith Martin is the one that stands out over the rest of the partners. He also facilitates contacts with other peers and stakeholders ’

‘The NRF Infrastructure and PPP practice team are responsive and pragmatic. They are also very easy to talk to and their instructions are given in a clear and concise manner.’

‘NRF key qualities are experience and competence coupled with flexibility. The team’s reliability when faced with challenging deadlines is second to none.’

‘Luke Edney has an exceptional level of global legal experience coupled with personability and specific knowledge of the energy sector and real time market knowledge on a wide range of topics. Jeremy Tripp has a high level of attention to detail, reliability and flexibility under pressure.’

Key clients

NextEra Energy, Inc.

Avangrid Renewables

EDP Renewables North America LLC

EDF Renewables, Inc.

Invenergy LLC

Longroad Energy Holdings, LLC

Leeward Renewable Energy LLC

MUFG

Fengate Asset Management

Savion, LLC

Nomura Securities International, Inc.

Lightsource BP

TotalEnergies

Origis Energy

Rabobank International

Société Générale

GE Energy Financial Services

Cordelio Power Inc.

Jupiter Power LLC

Broad Reach Power, LLC

Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

CIBC

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

InfraRed Capital Partners (US) LLC

Acciona Construction USA Corp.

Treadwell Franklin Infrastructure Capital LLC

Landmark Development Services Company

US Environmental Protection Agency

US Department of Transportation

QIC Private Capital Pty Ltd

AustralianSuper

American Triple I

Work highlights

  • Represented the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in connection with the procurement of a US$1.24 billion design-build agreement for the Central Terminal Area Roadways, Utilities and Ground Transportation Center Project at JFK Airport.
  • Represented the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in connection with the procurement of a logistics facility consisting of a concrete batch plant, rock crushing facility and barge terminal, which will provide services to contractors undertaking the US$19 billion JFK redevelopment program.
  • Advised a group of three sellers on the sale to ACS Group of their interests in Blueridge Transportation Group, the concessionaire in respect of the SH 288 Toll Road P3 in Texas.

Finance > Restructuring (including bankruptcy): municipal Tier 2

Norton Rose Fulbright‘s municipal restructuring and bankruptcy group has represented key parties in-court and out-of-court debt adjustment proceedings, alongside representing creditors in Chapter 9 cases including in Detroit and Jefferson County Alabama. New York-based Eric Daucher  heads the practice and has represented major stakeholders and parties including ad hoc groups of insured bondholders in large municipal restructurings, including the restructuring of Puerto Rico’s finances. Ryan Manns , located in Dallas, co-head’s the practice and has been involved in different stages of restructurings involving advising on bond holdings, whereas Rebecca Winthrop, in Los Angeles, has represented secured and unsecured creditors, as well as debtors in insolvency proceedings. James Copeland, in New York is noted for his varied practice, including advising foreign representatives in Chapter 15 proceedings.

Practice head(s):

Eric Daucher

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Syncora Guarantee

Puerto Rico Public Buildings Authority

Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA)

Borough of East Rutherford, New Jersey

Cardinal Bay

4k Inc.

Nomura Corporate Funding Americas

Work highlights

  • Advising Syncora Guarantee in connection with the Title III plan of adjustment for the Puerto Rico Highways and Transportation Authority.
  • Advising the Borough of East Rutherford, New Jersey as a creditor in connection with a major public/private enterprise in the tristate area.
  • Representation of Cardinal Bay, a Texas-based, non-profit organization that provides housing for senior citizens and people with special needs, in connection with the restructuring of approximately US$250 million in municipal bond obligations.

Industry focus > Education Tier 2

The practice at Norton Rose Fulbright is routinely called upon by academic medical centers, public and private universities, and their boards, directors, and foundations for its education law expertise. Key areas of practice for the group include transactional, regulatory, and IP support, as well as litigation. The department is jointly directed by two partners who also co-lead the firm’s US healthcare practice. St. Louis-based Stacey Murphy focuses on transactional mandates and the structuring of management services agreements and professional services agreements, while the Houston-based Susan Feigin Harris majors on corporate governance, regulatory, and compliance work. Additional key contacts include New York-based healthcare transactional and regulatory specialist Andrew Roth, who specializes in corporate transactions and medical school accreditation matters. Dallas-based senior counsel Jennifer McDaniel is well-versed in state licensing and federal enrollment and reimbursement matters.

Practice head(s):

Stacey Murphy; Susan Feigin Harris

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Texas A&M University 12th Man Foundation

Work highlights

  • Represented Texas A&M University 12th Man Foundation in a class action lawsuit filed by a group of donors alleging that the new seating arrangements, caused by construction of a new football stadium, breached prior agreements with endowed donors.

Transport > Aviation and air travel: finance Tier 2

Representing airlines, operating lessors, hedge funds, institutional equity investors, and commercial and investment banks, Norton Rose Fulbright‘s New York-based aviation finance team acts on the full range of transactions, including the acquisition, leasing, conversion and financing of cargo aircraft. The group is particularly active in cross-border deals, as well as being increasingly mandated for Latin American matters. Acting for operating lessors, airlines and lenders on aircraft acquisitions, leasings and financings, Alyssa Marie Vazquez heads up the firm’s aviation team in the US. Flanking Vazquez, Fiona Henderson is ‘extremely well versed in the New York aviation law space’. Henderson’s recent experience includes advising Scandinavian Airlines (as special aircraft counsel) on its Chapter 11 Case. The next line of advisers includes Ryan Apar, who assists lenders, borrowers, lessors and operators with financings, leasings and acquisitions, and is particularly focused on transportation equipment-related finance. Former partner Sean Corrigan  retired from the firm during 2023.

Practice head(s):

Alyssa Marie Vazque; Fiona Henderson

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

Legal professionals who take the time to understand ECA clients’ unique needs.

Clients are delighted to have them as their legal representative.

Fiona Henderson is extremely well versed in the New York aviation law space.

Fiona Henderson is responsive and has excellent attention to detail, but is also pragmatic in ensuring clients’ needs are met while concurrently working towards efficient transaction closings.

Fiona Henderson is wholeheartedly recommended as an aviation legal professional.

Key clients

Carlyle Aviation Partners

LATAM Airlines

Castlelake

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank PJSC

DZ Bank AG (formerly known as DVB Bank SE)

777 Partners

Zephyrus Aviation Capital

Scandinavian Airline System (SAS)

Bombardier Inc.

Willis Lease Finance Corporation

Work highlights

  • Advised Carlyle Aviation Partners on the acquisition of aircrafts on lease to airlines worldwide.
  • Advised Willis Lease Finance Corporation on its latest ABS issuance, WEST VII.
  • Representing SAS, as special aircraft finance counsel, in connection with its Chapter 11 case.

Transport > Shipping: finance Tier 2

Able to ‘put together cross-border teams with the required level of expertise’, Norton Rose Fulbright‘s US shipping practice comprises teams in both New York and Texas that are able to leverage the expertise of the firm’s shipping team globally for cross-border matters. The team routinely represents US and foreign banks in international shipping transactions, while being increasingly active on behalf of non-traditional sources of ship financing, such as funds, governmental finance support entities, and capital markets deals’ issuers. The group advises on the gamut of ship financings, including private debt and equity placements, finance and securities arrangements, and secured and unsecured financing. The firm additionally has a robust structured finance practice. Focused on the representation of financial institutions and borrowers, US head of transport Brian Devine is a specialist in maritime-related assets. Providing key support, past-President of the Connecticut Chapter of the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association, Kassandra Savicki, is an expert in maritime and international finance; and Julie Pateman Ward assists with significant corporate restructurings. All attorneys named are based in the firm’s New York office.

Practice head(s):

Brian Devine

Testimonials

‘Very approachable and can effectively put together cross-border teams with the required level of expertise.’

‘Very responsive to clients’ needs, resulting in excellent cooperation with in-house legal teams.’

Great accuracy and efficiency.

Brian Devine is always available and provides reliable advice.

‘Brian Devine -very approachable and no-fuss clear advice, and very well connected across NRF offices globally.’

Key clients

ABN AMRO

Credit Agricole

National Australia Bank Limited

Citibank, N.A.

Altera Infrastructure L.P.

MOL

Work highlights

  • Advised the lender on a senior secured amended credit facility of up to $485m.
  • Advising National Australia Bank on the up-to $57.5m amended and restated credit agreement for two rail ferries, which relates to a joint venture between a US-based shipping company and a rail company.
  • Advised acquirer on the acquisition of Connecticut-based tanker owner Fairfield Chemical Carriers for $400m.

Dispute resolution > International arbitration Tier 3

Exceptional both in terms of its quality and its geographical reach’, Norton Rose Fulbright’s international arbitration practice leverages a thriving Houston offering, which marks it as a key contender for energy and natural resources-related work. Primarily active on commercial cases, the team is also well versed in investor-state matters, where it has extensive experience in both ICSID and UNCITRAL proceedings. From Houston, global department head, Mark Baker, has acted as counsel or arbitrator in cases spanning more than sixty countries worldwide, with a focus on the energy, infrastructure, mining, transport and financial services spheres. Kevin O’Gorman, also in Houston, spearheads the US international arbitration practice and specializes in commercial, energy, sovereign, treaty and project-related disputes. The group also draws on Washington DC’s Matthew Kirtland, who is praised as ‘inventive in his arguments’; New York-based insurance disputes co-head Mina Matin, who is highly regarded for Bermuda Form arbitrations; and talented San Francisco-based senior associate Katie Connolly.

Practice head(s):

Mark Baker; Kevin O’Gorman

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘The Norton Rose Fulbright team is exceptional both in terms of its quality and its geographical reach. I have worked with the Houston office under the brilliant leadership of Kevin O’Gorman and, indeed, am currently working with overseas offices in another matter.’

‘Kevin O’Gorman is outstanding in every way. He has the knowledge and experience to know what’s coming over the hill and how best to deal with it, and the intelligence and leadership skills to deploy team members to maximum effect to win a case.’

‘The team gains the trust of the tribunal with its persuasive arguments and outstanding advocacy. It understands that the client’s aims are best achieved by focusing on realistic positions and not “trying it on”.’

‘Matthew Kirtland is a joy to work with: committed to the client, inventive in his arguments, commercial, realistic and huge fun.’

‘Katie Connolly is an up and coming associate. She has an immense capacity for work and distills complex issues into simple drafting admirably.’

Key clients

The Republic of Kazakhstan

Woodside Energy (Formerly BHP)

Global Consulting and Mechanical Services

Unipec America

Work highlights

  • Represented the Republic of Kazakhstan in multiple enforcement proceedings in the US and abroad arising from a $500m Energy Charter Treaty award issued in a contested SCC matter.
  • Represented Unipec America in its successful application to confirm an arbitral award obtained against Limetree Bay, which resulted from an underlying $45m arbitration.
  • Represented an oil and gas subsidiary in contentious post-award proceedings arising out of an arbitration that concluded in November 2021.

Dispute resolution > Product liability, mass tort and class action - defense: automotive/transport Tier 3

Primarily led from the firm’s Texas offices, Norton Rose Fulbright has considerable experience strategizing trucking and automotive litigation across numerous jurisdictions and states, as well as coordinating discovery on a nationwide basis. The firm combines deep industry and subject matter knowledge to ensure that clients are well protected throughout the litigation process. The firm continues to handle a significant volume of work for clients throughout the automotive value chain, including automotive component part manufacturers, dealers, rental companies and retail outlets. San Antonio-based US head of litigation Steve Jansma is at the forefront of the most significant mandates handled by the team, and has represented Walmart and Sam’s Club in their automotive and tire litigation docket. Also based out of San Antonio, Jeffrey Webb heads up the firm’s automotive practice and is a popular choice for the defense of product liability claims and is also a popular choice for clients seeking to minimize the risk of litigation through effective risk management processes. Brett Young heads up the overarching products and mass tort offering from Houston.

Practice head(s):

Brett Young

Other key lawyers:

Steve Jansma; Jeffrey Webb; John Herring; Christopher Conatser; Alicia Grant

Key clients

Walmart

Phillips 66 Company

Energy Transfer Partners

Targa Resources

Vulcan Materials Company

Work highlights

  • Advised Walmart and Sam’s Club on their automotive and tire litigation docket, expanding this client relationship from 10 states to the entire US.
  • Serving as trial counsel for Energy Transfer Partners, handling a docket of trucking accidents involving catastrophic injury and death.
  • Serving as regional trial counsel for Vulcan, handling a docket of trucking accidents involving catastrophic injury and death.

Energy > Energy regulation: electric power Tier 3

Representing a diverse client roster in the electric power space, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP has extensive experience across a wide spectrum of regulatory matters, including at the federal and state level as well as in transactions and litigation. Houston-based Caileen Kateri Gamache is particularly active in advising on the financing of renewable energy projects and also handles offtake agreements, PPAs, and supply contracts. Washington DC’s Robert Shapiro is another key name who focuses on power hedging arrangements, project finance, and the regulatory requirements of power projects. Also based in DC is Joseph Williams, whose practice encompasses routinely representing clients before authorities such as FERC and the CFTC. The practice also welcomed energy regulatory, reliability, and project development attorney Debra Ann Palmer to its ranks in 2023.

Practice head(s):

Caileen Kateri Gamache; Robert Shapiro; Joseph Williams

Other key lawyers:

Work highlights

  • Represented the Coordinating Lead Arrangers and Joint Lead Arrangers in relation to the $5.6 bn senior term loan and senior working capital and letter of credit facilities financings for the Champion Hudson Power Express transmission line.

Energy > Energy transactions: electric power Tier 3

Demonstrating the ability to advise across a wide array of energy assets, Norton Rose Fulbright‘s client roster comprises a host of investment partnerships, global asset managers, infrastructure funds and major industry developers. The practice, which has an impressive record on renewable energy projects, is under the joint leadership of Austin’s Becky Diffen and New York’s Kessar Nashat. Diffen handles M&A, joint venture and project development mandates, particularly with regard to developers navigating sell-side M&A, while Nashat has notable strength working alongside investors and financial sponsors. The Los Angeles-based Elizabeth Sluder brings wider expertise to the fore through her tax equity financing acumen and ability to consider the environmental and regulatory issues that underpin the firm’s diverse portfolio of transactions. Chicago-based Sameer A. Ghaznavi has been the leading figure on major renewable portfolio deals, advising both domestic and international clients, whereas Anastasia Slivker has overseen investments in both projects and companies from the New York office.

Practice head(s):

Becky Diffen; Kessar Nashat

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

IRG Acquisition Holdings

Belltown Power Development

Matrix Renewables USA LLC

Ullico Infrastructure Fund

BCPG Public Company Limited

EDF Renewables

Leeward Renewables

Jupiter Power

Fengate Asset Management

BluEarth Renewables

Work highlights

  • Represented IRG Acquisition Holdings (IRG), a partnership between Invenergy, CDPQ and funds managed by Blackstone Infrastructure, in the purchase of a 1,365-megawatt (MW) unregulated, contracted renewables portfolio from American Electric Power (AEP) for an enterprise value of US$1.5 billion.
  • Represented Perennial Power Holdings, Inc. (Perennial Power), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation of Americas (SC Group), in a joint venture transaction with Advantage Capital (AC) to establish Perennial Renewables LLC (PR), a limited liability company that develops renewable energy projects with a focus on solar power generation.
  • Advised NextEra Energy in an agreement to sell Florida City Gas from subsidiary Florida Power & Light Company to Chesapeake Utilities Corporation for US$923m.

Environment > Environment: litigation Tier 3

The environmental team at Norton Rose Fulbright acts for industrial, utilities, retail and public agencies in matters concerning government enforcement actions, defense of administrative, civil and criminal proceedings. It is also particularly strong in Superfund site matters, handling toxic tort mandates across the US. Edward Lewis steers the group from Houston, handling incident response and governmental enforcement actions alleging environmental violations. In the Los Angeles office, Elizabeth M Weaver and Jeffrey Margulies are recommended, the former dealing with Superfund, toxic tort, water related issues and matters falling under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, while the latter is known for defending land and air contamination cases as well as those associated with hazardous waste.

Practice head(s):

Edward Lewis

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘They get to know the client, the client’s business and the client’s culture. They have common sense and work efficiently in very complex matters. ’

‘They are all outstanding and I trust them implicitly to represent the company. ’

Key clients

KMCO, LLC

Vulcan Materials Company

INEOS

EOG Corporation

Baze Chemical

Marathon Oil Corporation

Syngenta AG

Logisnext Americas

BHP Corporation

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

American Coatings Association

California Retailers Association

Exxon Mobil Corporation

Goodman Global, a member of the Daikin Group

National Oilwell

Target Corporation

Tarkett North America

The Irvine Company LLC

TriMas Corporation

USA Waste of California, Inc.

Shell Oil

The TJX Companies, Inc.

Work highlights

  • Representing Vulcan in connection with claims brought by the US Environmental Protection Agency and State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and various private parties, including Occidental Chemical Corporation, for past and future response costs and other damages arising out of alleged releases of hazardous substances into the Passaic River.
  • Defending a nationwide multi-media enforcement investigation targeting five client mine and chemicals facilities in four states.
  • Representing approximately 20 companies and are lead defense counsel in two industry-wide joint defense groups involving over 100 companies involved in manufacturing, distributing, retail sales and/or licensing polyester/spandex socks, sports bras, leggings and other apparel that are alleged to violate Proposition 65 by exposing individuals to bisphenol-A (BPA).

Finance > Structured finance: securitization Tier 3

Norton Rose Fulbright supports all forms of market participants, such as issuers, warehouse-lenders, underwriters, servicers and investors, in their securitizations and warehouse financings. The firm is experienced in a range of asset classes, including esoteric assets like solar loans, property-assessed clean energy bonds, pharmaceutical royalties and aircraft leases. This expertise encompasses domestic and international securitization issues. In New York, Patrick Dolan, who specializes in asset- and mortgage-backed securitizations for issuers underwriters and investors, and Andrew Coronios, who works on syndicated credit facilities, ABCP conduits and various ABS securitization types, lead the practice. Eric Tashman in San Francisco and Matt Hughey in New York are noted within the practice for utility securitizations. Catherine Young Hagerty left the firm in January 2023.

Practice head(s):

Patrick Dolan; Andrew Coronios

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

JPMorgan Chase Bank

Southern California Edison Company

Bank of Nova Scotia

Varadero Capital

Jefferies

DBRS

Goldman Sachs

North Texas Higher Education Authority

Citigroup

RBC Capital Markets

Barclays Bank

Entergy Corporation

Tesla Energy Operations

Arosa Capital Management

GoodFinch Management

Credit Agricole

ING Capital

AG Resources

Work highlights

  • Advising New York Business Development Corporation, a non-profit community development financial institution, and NYC in connection with a NYC taxi medallion enhancement program to restructure taxi medallion loans for the benefit of medallion owners in financial distress.
  • Served as special counsel to the issuer of ratepayer backed bonds for four separate utilities in the State of Oklahoma to provide for the recovery of extraordinary costs incurred as a consequence of Winter Storm Uri.
  • Represented the underwriters in connection with the issuance of restructuring bonds by the Utility Debt Securitization Authority to refund outstanding debt of the Long Island Power Authority and the Issuer.

Intellectual property > Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing) Tier 3

Regularly advising clients in the video games, banking, tech and automotive sectors among others, Norton Rose Fulbright is capable of advising clients on clearance, prosecution, registration and a host of other transactional trademark mandates. Timothy M Kenny, who wields his considerable experience in opposition and cancellation proceedings to act for a varied client roster, and Felicia Boyd, whose capabilities involve handling trademark mandates arising from the financial services, medical devices, music and pharma industries, jointly helm the team from Minneapolis. Linda M Merritt strengthens the team from the firm’s Dallas office, contributing her diverse expertise across software, food products and pharma sectors. Other key names to note in the practice include Houston’s Andrea Shannon and Austin’s Stephanie Schmidt, who are both senior associates, and Alesha Dominique, who joined as partner from Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP in September 2023. Johanna Schmitt joined the firm from Kirkland & Ellis LLP in New York in June 2024.

Practice head(s):

Tim Kenny; Felicia Boyd

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

APi Group

Archdiocese of St. Paul/Minneapolis

Attends Healthcare Products

Buc-ee’s

Electronic Arts

Fair Isaac Corporation

Hadassah The Women’s Zionist Organization of American, Inc.

Jostens

Link Snacks, Inc.

Red Locks Irish Whiskey

Veranda Golf Incorporated USA

Work highlights

  • Served as global outside legal counsel for Link Snacks to handle global brand strategy, trademark clearance prosecution and portfolio management, and trademark enforcement work.
  • Analyzing, strategizing and managing for EA on a global search and filing two project; (1) related to the rebranding of EA’s primary mark and logo and (2) related to the rebranding of Electronic Art’s highly popular EA FIFA Football Game (after FIFA and EA ended their licensing agreement).
  • Retained to takeover and expand Uther Supply’s trademark portfolio to advise and secure copyrights for various golf-related products and to secure, where available, design and utility patents for novel golf-related products.

Media, technology and telecoms > Cyber law (including data privacy and data protection) Tier 3

Incident response and crisis management form the cornerstone of the global cybersecurity and privacy team at Norton Rose Fulbright, which pairs ‘off the charts’ sector expertise with an ‘incredibly tight knit’ team to integrate into clients cyber programs. Global head of the practice group Chris Cwalina works out of Washington DC, leveraging in-house experience to manage large-scale data breaches and particularly recommended for his ‘relationship management and responsiveness‘, which is ‘unparalleled‘. In New York, David Kessler heads the US privacy offering from the team; his practice focuses on compliance and cross-border data transfers. Anna Rudawski, also in New York, is a go-to for clients concerning compliance with international, federal, and state privacy regulations. Andrea D’Ambra , head of the US technology team, along with head of digital analytics and technology assessment Steven Roosa, both in New York, are recommended alongside head of cybersecurity Will Daugherty in Houston.

Practice head(s):

Chris Cwalina; Andrea D’Ambra; David Kessler; Steven Roosa; Will Daugherty; Anna Rudawski

Testimonials

‘Chris Cwalina has built and mentored an incredibly tightly knit team. They know intuitively who is best placed to work a matter, and for complex matters how to work together seamlessly as a team. That is a nice to have for most matters, but essential for incident and crisis response work.’

‘The team’s expertise is off the charts – essential for our company, as where we are instructing external counsel then we are really looking for a level of expertise and experience that we cannot possibly maintain in-house, and the ability to make a solid recommendation in practical terms. NRF deliver this every time.’

‘Chris Cwalina is an incredible conductor of an awesome team. His calm confidence allows us to ingrain him in our team, working with our highest-level execs and the Board, and he instills confidence in both NRF and the internal team. His relationship management and responsiveness is unparalleled. He also manages to handle complex time sensitive matters with a great sense of humor and collegiality, which is much appreciated.’

Media, technology and telecoms > Outsourcing Tier 3

Norton Rose Fulbright’s Atlanta-based team has a well-rounded outsourcing practice capable of handling both traditional and digital ITO and BPO transactions domestically as well as in Europe and Asia. The firm adopts a customer-side focus and regularly undertakes work relating to cloud migration and the negotiation of service agreements. Co-head Sean Christy assists with outsourcing transactions within the financial services and hospitality sectors, while co-head Chuck Hollis handles digital outsourcing arrangements. Tim Carlton concentrates on strategic outsourcing arrangements in regulated industries in addition to handling SaaS agreements and AI-related projects. Derek Johnston primarily counsels public and private companies on deals in the life sciences and tech industries, and Michelle Meiselman serves as global support for the implementation of ERP and cloud services.

Practice head(s):

Sean Christy; Chuck Hollis

Work highlights

  • Advised Red Robin Gourmet Burgers on the restructuring of its contract intake, negotiation, management, governance and administration processes.

Tax > US taxes: contentious Tier 3

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP works as part of the firm’s global network to provide comprehensive tax support on an array of complex, multijurisdictional matters. The group covers litigation and administrative proceedings at the federal and SALT level, with expertise in advanced pricing agreements and transfer pricing as well as in criminal tax matters. Robert Morris, who is based in Houston, co-leads the department alongside William Cavanagh in New York. Morris covers disputes at both the federal and state level, while Cavanagh, whose practice is primarily non-contentious, increasingly acts on tax matters that are connected to bankruptcy. Stephen Kuntz, also in Houston, is particularly active in the energy sector, with experience in transfer pricing and energy credits.

Practice head(s):

Robert Morris; William Cavanagh

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘The tax team at Norton Rose is a group of highly qualified attorneys, that have a deep knowledge of taxation and of their client’s business. The impressive level of detail in their work has been a major key to success.’

‘In my experience, Robert Morris has been one of the most capable attorneys I have worked with. Robert has vast experience in taxation for the Energy industry and has a great understanding of the complex tax issues that companies face. His deep and detailed work has led our client’s issues to be successfully resolved.’

‘Direct access to partners who have a commercial approach makes Norton Rose Fulbright unique. ’

‘Rob Morris and Bill Cavanagh, who are the co-leaders of the firm’s tax practice, are relentless when it comes to achieving success for their clients. ’

‘Norton Rose’s size and diversity of client base provides them strong insight into various tax issues and market trends.’

‘Rob Morris is an exceptional tax controversy attorney. His advice is commercial and thoughtful.’

Key clients

Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc.

Noble Drilling

HP Inc.

Bluescape Resources Company

Adams Challenge

Dentsply Sirona

Transocean Offshore Drilling

Polycom Inc.

Bridgestone

Work highlights

  • Advised the shareholder families in the bankruptcy cases of Purdue Pharma in connection with matters affecting the settlement framework among Purdue and its shareholders and the creditors for a proposed consensual plan in bankruptcy.
  • Represented Bluescape Resources Company LLC, in a U.S. Tax Court challenge to the IRS’s disallowance of $850m of deductions and losses, plus penalties, including a challenge to the validity of certain treasury regulations.
  • Represented Polycom Inc. in an action in the United States Court of Federal Claims challenging the IRS refusal to pay Polycom its alternative minimum tax refundable credit resulting from a net operating loss.

Antitrust > Civil litigation/class actions: defense Tier 4

Civil claims litigation, particularly in multi-district class action cases, is a key component of Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP’s antitrust practice. The team provides representation at both the state and federal level across the US to clients across a gamut of industries, from medical to telecoms to banking to energy, mining, and manufacturing. Splitting her time between New York and Washington DC, Robin Adelstein leads the team. Layne Kruse focuses his practice on antitrust and business litigation, based in Houston and DC, with a diverse clientele of both plaintiffs and defendants. In Houston, Darryl Anderson fields experience in monopolization and conspiracy claims, as well as national and international government investigations. Also based in Houston and DC, Eliot Turner has a strong background in no-poach and algorithmic price fixing claims, while Geraldine Young, in Houston, brings arbitration experience to the team. Michael Swartzendruber in Dallas and Mark Robertson in New York are other names to note.

Practice head(s):

Robin Adelstein

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC (now Bausch Health US, LLC), Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (now Bausch Health Americas, Inc.), and Oceanside Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (all subsidiaries of Bausch Health Companies, Inc.)

Office of the Attorney General of Texas

Louis Dreyfus Company

Phillips 66

Kairoi Management, LLC

Creekwood Property Corporation

Irico Display Devices Co., Ltd. and Irico Group Corporation (Irico)

American Contractors Indemnity Company

Royal Dutch Shell plc, Shell Oil Company, Pennzoil-Quaker State Company, and Jiffy Lube International, Inc.

Willis-Knighton Health System

Zhuhai CosMX Battery Co., Ltd. (CosMX)

Republic National Distributing Company

Cinemark USA, Inc.

Southwest Airlines Co.

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Ltd. (and affiliates/subsidiaries) and Eli Lilly and Company

Waste Management of Texas, Inc.

Texas A&M University 12th Man Foundation

Texas A&M University

Work highlights

  • Representing Valeant Pharmaceuticals in class action multi-district litigation alleging price fixing of generic drugs.
  • Acting as litigation counsel to the State of Texas, challenging Google’s anti-competitive practices in three antitrust lawsuits.
  • Represented Imperial Sugar Company in defeating challenge brought by Department of Justice in its merger with United Sugar.

Dispute resolution > General commercial disputes Tier 4

Norton Rose Fulbright is recognized in the domestic and international marketplaces for its expertise in disputes across key industry sectors, including energy, infrastructure, transport, tech, and life sciences. Four attorneys jointly head up the practice group: Richard Krumholz  in Dallas routinely handles securities and bankruptcy litigation, Houston lawyer Steven Jansma represents clients in product liability disputes, Robin Adelstein splits her time between Washington DC and New York, and is a key contact for antitrust matters, and Houston-based Andrew Price is noted for his expertise in IP litigation and professional liability claims.

Practice head(s):

Richard S. Krumholz; Steven D. Jansma; Robin Adelstein; Andrew Price

Other key lawyers:

Judith Archer; Marc Collier; Jason Fagelman

Key clients

Office of the Attorney General of the State of Texas

AT&T Inc.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC

Oceanside Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA

Ascot Partners, L.P.

Excess and Treaty Management Corp.

Osage Minerals Council

Pelican Invest, LLC et al

3M Company

Shell Energy North America L.P.

Western Midstream

LiftFund

Work highlights

  • Represented the State of Texas in a case against Google for various alleged violations of the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act related to claims that Google deceptively tracked users location and internet usage.
  • Represented AT&T in an enforcement action brought by the SEC the SDNY against AT&T alleging that the defendants violated Regulation FD (Fair Disclosure).
  • Represented an international pharmaceutical company in a dispute over an earn out clause of a purchase agreement in Doctors Allergy Formula, LLC v. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, pending in the Supreme Court of the State of New York.

Finance > Fintech Tier 4

A strong choice for investors, start-ups, and technology companies, Norton Rose Fulbright is praised by clients for its ‘innovative approach to work’, and is particularly experienced in advising financial institutions on regulatory fintech mandates. Practice head Andrew Lom is often engaged in blockchain, fund formation, securities trading, and tokenization matters, while Denver-based Rachael Browndorf is knowledgeable in cryptocurrency, payments, as well as private and public token offerings. Stephen Aschettino has left the firm.

Practice head(s):

Andrew Lom

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘An innovative approach to work.’

Key clients

Citibank

Northern Trust

Shell USA

KeyBank

Revolut

UBS Financial Services

Broadridge Financial Solutions

Common Area Credit Inc

Crusoe Energy Systems

FISPAN Services

Fiverr International

Ford Motor Credit

Greenbriar

LiquidAcre

Mirana

NTT America

Priority Payment Systems Local Holdings

Regen Foundation

SpotOn Transact

Family Office

Cantaloupe

DataMesh

Kotak Mahindra Bank

Work highlights

  • Advised Citigroup on the development of a first-of-its-kind smart-contract-based platform.
  • Advised Northern Trust on a number of novel projects whereby Northern will be serving as the custodian for certain digital assets.
  • Advised Shell USA on cloud computing, AI, Robotics, and Metaverse matters.

Finance > Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate Tier 4

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP‘s restructuring group has offices across the US including New York, Houston and Dallas, with the team experienced in representing clients in the energy sector in various restructurings, alongside healthcare, transportation and cryptocurrency, where attorneys have been involved in a number of Chapter 11 cases involving crypto lenders and digital asset exchanges. Houston based Jason Boland  focuses on business bankruptcy matters and commercial disputes, having represented a range of parties in both transactional and litigation-related engagements in federal courts. Ryan Manns , situated in Dallas, represents public and private corporations both inside and out of court, while New York based Eric Daucher  and Howard Seife  are key names in the team, with Seife representing domestic and international clients in all key industries.

Practice head(s):

Jason Boland; Ryan Manns; Eric Daucher

Other key lawyers:

Howard Seife; Toby Gerber; Kristian Gluck

Testimonials

‘This firm consists of leaders in the area of insolvency work.’

‘Ryan Manns, Toby Gerber, Kristian Gluck. All nationally known.’

 

Key clients

Mirana Corporation

The Pep Boys – Manny, Moe & Jack

Cinemark USA, Inc. and Cinemark Media, Inc.

Jackson Walker LLP

Ad Hoc Group of Noteholders of Anagram Holdings, LLC

Ad Hoc Group of Front Line Lenders of Orbital Infrastructure Group, Inc.

Ad Hoc Committee of Convertible Noteholders of Invacare Corporation

Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc.

Vale SA

Mountain Portfolio

M2 LoanCo, LLC

Export Development Bank of Canada

Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians

Brazos Electric Power Cooperative, Inc.

Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS)

Deutsche Bank AG New York Branch

JPMorgan Chase Bank

Bank of America

Coӧperatieve Rabobank, U.A., New York Branch

Shell Oil Company

NextEra Energy

Work highlights

  • Represented Deutsche Bank AG New York Branch, one of five major bilateral lenders, in the US$3.8 billion out-of-court restructuring.
  • Represented Brazos Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. in its successful, high profile Chapter 11 case in Texas.
  • Representing JPMorgan in its dual capacity as bondholder and revolving credit facility lender in the Chapter 11 proceedings the Boy Scouts of America, the oldest and largest scouting organization in the US.

Healthcare > Life sciences Tier 4

In addition to advising clients in the pharmaceuticals and medical devices clients, Norton Rose Fulbright also advises a number of retail pharmacies and drug distributors, supporting them in the event of data breaches and also providing data security compliance support, with New York-based David Kessler taking the lead on such matters. The practice also takes on a range of contentious work, including antitrust litigation and patent disputes before the ITC. D’Lesli Davis, a Dallas and New York-based litigator who represents clients facing mass tort and MDL cases, leads the group alongside Jonathan Skidmore, who handles disputes revolving around pharmaceutical and medical products and devices liability.

Practice head(s):

D’Lesli Davis; Jonathan Skidmore

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

McKesson

Takeda

Bausch Health US, LLC/Bausch Health Americas, Inc./Oceanside Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

CVS Pharmacy, Inc.

Bausch Health

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA/Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Attends Healthcare Products

3M Company

MEKONOS, Inc.

Work highlights

  • Represented McKesson in the Sartan MDL, a multi-district litigation against all levels of the supply chain.
  • Represented CVS Pharmacy, Inc. over claims regarding the alleged illegal sale of homeopathic drug products in violation of the Federal Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act.
  • Represented Bausch Health in the Generic Pharmaceuticals Pricing Antitrust litigation.

Healthcare > Service providers Tier 4

Norton Rose Fulbright houses a practice known for its broad transactional capabilities, regularly advising on affiliation agreements and M&A. The group is also noted for its handling of disputes concerning out-of-network payments. D’Lesli Davis, Stacey Murphy and Susan Feigin Harris co-lead the practice. In the Missouri office, Murphy handles a broad range of issues for hospitals and physician groups, including joint ventures, and academic and clinical affiliations. Harris is a key name within the Texas group, and is known for her knowledge of reimbursement mandates, while Jerry Bell regularly assists clients with M&A and corporate governance issues. Jim Wiehl left the firm in late 2023.

Practice head(s):

D’Lesli Davis; Stacey Murphy; Susan Feigin Harris

Testimonials

‘Andrew Roth has particular expertise in health care governance and physician matters. He is always available, knowledgeable, and professional.’

‘I have used NRF for healthcare regulatory work for about 15 years. They possess deep knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement issues in addition to the more broad-based anti-kickback, Stark, fraud, waste and abuse knowledge.’

Key clients

Wellstar Health, Inc.

CHRISTUS Health

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Medical Center

Roper St. Francis Healthcare

Pure Health Capital

Texas Children’s Hospital

Global Medical Response

Baylor Scott & White Health

Children’s Health

Harris Health System

Work highlights

  • Represented Wellstar Health System, Inc. in connection with the acquisition of Augusta University Health System, and the structuring of a long-term affiliation agreement between Wellstar and the Medical College of Georgia.
  • Advised CHRISTUS Health on an agreement to acquire Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center, preserving a rural community hospital in New Mexico.
  • Acting for Global Medical Response in a series of related cases seeking to enforce millions of dollars in out-of-network air ambulance payment awards issued by Independent Dispute Resolution entities under the No Surprises Act and challenging payment denials.

Insurance > Advice to insurers Tier 4

Norton Rose Fulbright‘s insurance team deals with national and international insurance and reinsurance matters, with notable strength in representing major global insurance companies in complex Bermuda Form excess casualty arbitrations. The practice is co-led by four partners: Neel Lane, based in San Antonio, supports the practice in handling insurers in coverage litigation, class action suits, reinsurance arbitrations, and other disputes. In New York, fellow co-head Mina Matin is recognized for her work in Bermuda Form arbitrations, with extensive experience representing international insurers, reinsurers, and captive insurance companies in litigation and arbitrations worldwide, while Robert Romano is notable for his extensive experience in insurance regulatory and corporate matters. This year, the team has gained additional strength with Kevin Fischer joining as co-head from Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, contributing experience in complex insurance M&A transactions, bringing with him a team including partners Bruce Baty, Jodi Adolf, and Michael Schwartz.

Practice head(s):

Neel Lane; Mina Matin; Kevin Fischer; Robert Romano

Key clients

Wawanesa Insurance

Zurich Insurance Group

MutualAid eXchange in Receivership

Illinois Union Insurance Company (Chubb subsidiary)

Illinois Union Insurance Company, Westchester Insurance, Ace American Insurance (Chubb subsidiaries)

AIG

Variable Annuity Insurance Company (VALIC)

Ace Property & Casualty Co. (Chubb subsidiary)

Ace American Insurance Company (Chubb subsidiary)

Tokio Marine HCC

Intellectual property > Patents: litigation (full coverage) Tier 4

Norton Rose Fulbright fields a group of ‘responsive and very practical’ intellectual property lawyers who represent both patent holders and accused infringers in disputes across a broad range of industries, with particular emphasis on the tech, life sciences, energy and infrastructure, and resources sectors. In Houston, Daniel Leventhal  leadsthe  IP disputes practice and is a seasoned high-tech patent litigator, and Richard Zembek specializes on IP disputes with competition elements. The Dallas group includes Brett C Govett, who focuses on IP, commercial and tort cases, and Art Licygiewicz, who offers clients niche expertise in handling disputes related to LED lighting technology. Mike Solomita in New York, who provides ‘exceptional service and quality of work‘ in the full range of IP disputes, is also a key contact.

Practice head(s):

Daniel Leventhal; Tim Kenny

Testimonials

‘They provide very practical, commercially friendly advice which is easily understood by the business team.’

‘They are responsive and very practical. They offer good clear advice that is easily understood by non-lawyers who are not native English speakers.’

‘Superb and speedy choice of lawyers to be engaged. Quality and capability of each any lawyers. Reasonable fees.’

‘Excellent research, strategies and the thorough preparation of documents to be submitted to the court.’

‘Very very pleased to be working with Michael Solomita. Exceptional service and quality of work.’

‘Mike Solomita has extensive experience handling a broad range of intellectual property rights matters, including litigation, licensing, opinions, and prosecution.’

Key clients

NXP Semiconductors

Palo Alto Networks, Inc.

Research Development Foundation

Lytx, Inc.

Human Power of N Company

Sharp Corporation

Angel Group Co., Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Represented Palo Alto Networks in Centripetal Networks, Inc. v. Palo Alto Networks, Inc. in the Eastern District of Virginia.
  • Represented HumanN in a patent infringement action filed by plaintiff ThermoLife International, LLC in the Western District of Texas.

Intellectual property > Patents: prosecution (including re-examination and post-grant proceedings) Tier 4

Norton Rose Fulbright‘s patent prosecution practice is well-equipped to handle the gamut of matters, including filing and prosecuting patent and design applications; performing due diligence and infringement studies; and handling post-grant proceedings. Key team members at the practice include ‘go-to’ attorney Eagle Robinson who is based in Austin. At the same office, Gina Shishima who also spends time at the New York hub, stands out for her biotech/pharma specialism. Tim Kenny in Minneapolis is another name to note. In San Francisco, Jason Novak and Roger Kuan are key practitioners. Robinson and Kenny co-head.

Practice head(s):

Eagle Robinson; Tim Kenny

Other key lawyers:

Roger Kuan; Gina Shishima; Michael Krawzsenek; Darren Smith; Jason Novak

Testimonials

‘The firm’s key strengths and capabilities are innovation sensing, strategic counseling, invalidity and infringement analysis cases, opinion work and freedom-to-operate analysis cases as well as patent drafting and prosecution.’

‘The practice has deep expertise in AI/ML modeling and applications to biopharma large molecule manufacturing, process development and also in biological and cell therapy drug development.’

‘Diverse and inclusive hiring practices. The firm has a talented pool of legal and scientific experts, and very responsive and personable personnel. A pleasure to work with.’

‘Roger Kuan stands out.’

‘The firm has a strong biotech IP practice and is experienced in working with university technology transfer organizations.’

‘Gina Shishima is extremely experienced, strategic and communicates with prominent inventors exceptionally well.’

‘Eagle Robinson is one of our go-to attorneys for mechanical inventions.’

Key clients

BJ Energy Solutions, LLC

Attends Healthcare Products (Attends)

3D Systems Corporation

10x Genomics, Inc.

MEKONOS, Inc.

Venn Biosciences Corporation

Helaina, Inc.

Robert Bosch

Knorr – Bremse

Yanmar Co., Ltd.

Angel Group Co., Ltd.

Mary Kay

Work highlights

  • Managing Qualcomm’s patent prosecution and portfolio management of over 1,500 patent applications, both domestic and foreign filings, across technologies including 5G, 6G, Wi-Fi, Computer Vision and AI.
  • Scoped and prepared a patent portfolio to protect 3D printed artificial organ program.
  • Handling the patent portfolio, including more than 1,500 US and foreign patents, for Mary Kay Inc. in skincare and makeup.

Labor and employment > Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) Tier 4

The group at Norton Rose Fulbright, lauded for being ‘cost-efficient, practical, responsive, and knowledgeable’, routinely handles the defense of claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, as well as wage and hour cases. In addition, the team conducts internal investigations and is frequently called upon by clients working in the oil-and-gas sector. Houston-based Shauna Johnson Clark leads the department and handles both litigation and workplace investigations involving allegations of harassment, hostile work environments, discrimination, retaliation, and whistleblowing. Additional key contacts include the firm’s global labor and employment lead M Carter Crow, who is based in Houston; and Mario Barrera, who works from San Antonio and Austin and is lauded for his ‘strong guidance’.

Practice head(s):

Shauna Johnson Clark

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘The firm has an attorney certified by the Texas board of legal specialization in labor and employment – Mario Barrera can answer any question and provide strong guidance. Mario also stands out because he is ethical, non-temperamental, and objective. He keeps up with the law. His style has credibility.’

‘The practice is unique for its expertise in the oil-and-gas industry. The practice group is cost-efficient, practical, responsive, and knowledgeable about the law. The firm is innovative by staying on top of trends in employment litigation, social issues, and commitment to excellent service.’

‘Shauna Clark stands out from competitors with her significant experience in labor law, management skills both internally and externally, commitment to DEI, and responsiveness. Heather stands out from competitors with her practical solutions, driving for successful outcomes, and customer service.’

Key clients

AT&T Corporation

Baylor College of Medicine

Chevron

EOG Resources, Inc.

Exxon Mobil Corporation (“ExxonMobil”)

Halliburton

Helix Energy Solutions, Inc.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation

Shell Chemical LP

University of Texas Systems

Tax > US taxes: non-contentious Tier 4

Norton Rose Fulbright, with offices in New York and Texas supported by a strong national and global network, has an especially strong reputation for its work in the energy sector, including in the renewables space. New York’s William Cavanagh, regularly handling domestic and cross-border M&A, spin-offs, project finance transactions, securities offerings, and securitized loan transactions, chairs the team alongside Robert Morris in Houston, who focuses on tax controversy matters. Houston-based William Bowers specializes in federal income tax planning for business transactions involving corporations, partnerships, and real estate investment trusts. He offers clients niche expertise in Up-C structure tax issues. Richard Wright in New York is active in the energy, tech, aerospace, and pharma sectors, while Houston’s Stephen Kuntz concentrates on deals involving corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies. Hilary Lefko in Washington DC has recently acted in relation to tax equity financings, tax credit sales, and renewables M&A.

Practice head(s):

Robert Morris; William Cavanagh

Other key lawyers:

Bill Bowers; Stephen Kuntz; David Burton; Michael Flamenbaum; Todd Schroeder; Kevin Prokup; Les Schreyer; Lauren Kelly; Benjamin Roth

Testimonials

‘The practice is unique because of the team’s unique knowledge of our tax structures and needs. Those skills help NRF provide us with excellent tax advice. ’

‘The client service is very good. Stand-out partners are Les Schreyer, Lauren Kelly, and Bill Cavanagh. Stand-out associates are Ben Roth and Kevin Prokup.’

‘Norton Rose is an exceptional firm with strong tax expertise across a broad range of industries.’

‘Todd Schroeder is excellent and a highly capable tax attorney.’

Key clients

Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc.

Residential Logistics Solutions, LLC

Republic Services, Inc.

Sterling Investment Partners, L.P.

Savion, LLC

Enerflex Ltd.

IAS Claims Services

Celerant Capital

Accenture

Anghami

Work highlights

  • Represented Macquarie Capital, as special tax counsel, in relation to the sale of subsidiary Savion, LLC, including an 18 GW solar and energy storage development pipeline, to Shell New Energies.
  • Represented Residential Logistics Solutions in its sale to Golden Gate Capital, a private equity firm.
  • Advised Enerflex Ltd. on its stock-for-stock business combination with Exterran Corporation, creating a combined entity with an implied combined enterprise value of approximately US$1.5 billion.

Dispute resolution > Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense Tier 5

With an expansive global network, Norton Rose Fulbright offers seamless advice to clients involved in multijurisdictional investigations. The team is especially adept at traversing sanction requirements of the EU, UK, and US. Kevin Harnisch and Keith Rosen are based in Washington DC- Harnisch frequently handles matters before regulatory authorities such as the SEC, CFTC, and FINRA. Rosen has significant experience advising on internal and congressional investigations. Also located in Washington DC, associate Ilana Sinkin routinely assists with cases relating to false claims, insider trading, and market manipulation. Practicing in New York, Sandeep Savla is recommended for major financial investigations, while Mayling Blanco has experience with litigation arising out of fraud.

Practice head(s):

Kevin Harnisch; Sandeep Savla

Other key lawyers:

Mayling Blanco; Keith Rosen; Brian Sun; Ilana Sinkin

Work highlights

  • Represented a company charged in the FIFA investigation with RICO, wire fraud, and money laundering charges.

Dispute resolution > Securities litigation: defense Tier 5

Norton Rose Fulbright has a growing role in securities class actions and shareholder derivative suits on behalf of large US corporates. The firm, which also handles internal and government investigations, including matters concerning alleged false statements to the SEC, insider trading, and misleading financial statements, is primarily active for clients in the energy, life sciences and healthcare, and financial services industries. Kevin Harnisch in Washington DC and Sandeep Savla in New York jointly lead the regulation, investigations, securities and compliance practice, which operates from offices across the US. Experienced litigator Peter Stokes in Austin is currently acting for MoneyGram International in a 10b5 class action and a shareholder derivative action conceding a $125m settlement with the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission over alleged lapses in the company’s fraud detection controls.

Practice head(s):

Kevin Harnisch; Sandeep Savla

Other key lawyers:

Pater Stokes

Key clients

MoneyGram

MorganStanely

Erin Energy and multiple individual directors

Delek US Holdings, Inc. and Alon USA Energy, Inc.

Sona Nanotech

Match Group

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (now known as Coterra Energy)

Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc.

Earthstone Energy

Exela Technologies

Work highlights

Real estate Tier 5

Norton Rose Fulbright‘s ‘highly knowledgeable’ team frequently assists private equity investors, financial institutions, developers, and multinational companies on acquisitions of land and properties, joint ventures, and lender side construction loans and acquisition financings. In the past year, the team has been particularly active in the industrial, multifamily, and mixed-use spaces, in addition to energy matters involving offshore and wind energy. John Jennings leads the team from San Antonio and handles a broad range of transactions as well as negotiations of federal, state and local economic development incentives. Katherine Tapley brings experience in acquisition and development mandates including in multi-family, healthcare, and entertainment venues. Meanwhile, in St. Louis, transaction and finance attorney Dani Davis is also active on a range of matters including workouts.

Practice head(s):

John Jennings

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘The team is responsive and practical. Identification of issues is top notch.’

‘Always available. Highly knowledgeable. Easy to work with.’

‘More than any other firm, NRF has learned what makes my company tick – where our concerns do and do not lie, how we make decisions, and how we conduct our business. New timekeepers are taught about this before working on our matters. This makes a big difference in my day-to-day practice, as it increases my ability to trust that their legal judgment will dovetail with my business judgment.’

Key clients

The Dinerstein Companies

Fifth 3rd Bank

Stifel Bank and Trust

Trustmark National Bank

JPI/TDI

Central Bank of St. Louis

US Bank

Associated Bank, N.A

Commerce Bank

Work highlights

  • Assisted The Dinerstein Companies (“TDC”) with the acquisition of land, joint ventures with TDC’s capital partner and Fort Worth Housing Solutions, and construction financing sourced by Amegy Bank of Texas, in connection with the development of a new 203-unit, Class A build-to-rent community with a 50% affordable component.
  • Advised Fifth Third Bank, a financial services company headquartered in Ohio, as lender, on financing transactions in connection with the development of various facilities including industrial and retail buildings located in Michigan, California and Mississippi.
  • Assisted with the sale of the JPI’s equity in the sale of Jefferson La Mesa, a recently completed Class A multifamily project in La Mesa, CA.

Latin America: International firms > Projects and energy

Norton Rose Fulbright has one of the largest teams in the market, spread primarily across its New York, Washington DC, Mexico City and Sao Paulo offices. This affords the Latin America team with a broad and enviable client base of sponsors, commercial banks and agency lenders. The firm has a strong pipeline of engagements, particularly in Brazil and Mexico, but also in other key markets such as Chile, Peru and Colombia. It has achieved further growth in data centre infrastructure projects in Brazil and Mexico, along with further urban infrastructure matters and green technology financings. The team is also active on the acquisition of power and renewables portfolios, including existing assets and those under development, along with the renewables refinancings. In Mexico, it remains focused on pipelines and LNG facilities, among other areas. Native Spanish speaker Raquel Bierzwinsky splits her time between Mexico City and New York, and advises on projects and transactions in multiple market segments - including metro lines and LNG liquefaction projects. Washington DC’s Sarah Devine represents numerous of agency lenders and development banks, and has a prolific recent record in Latin America. Sao Paulo partner Daniel Spencer is an experienced figure in energy and infrastructure projects in South American jurisdictions.

Practice head(s):

Keith Martin; Ben Koenigsberg

Testimonials

As a team, NRF has attorneys available at all times for our needs in Mexico. They integrate knowledge and ideas to implement new solutions. Unlike other firms, the NRF team comes prepared to meetings, they don’t improvise on the spot. This in turn is also reflected in that the stakeholders are also generally prepared to address the issues.

They have extensive knowledge of the energy sector in Mexico, in state and private companies and within regulatory bodies and State Secretariats. In addition, the attorneys at NRF have the ability to generate useful stakeholder interactions.

Key clients

US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)

Corporación Andina de Fomento

International Finance Corporation

Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden (FMO)

Inter-American Development Bank

MUFG Bank

Banco Santander

Horizonte Minerals

SIMPAR

Fitesa Naotecidos

Work highlights

  • Represented the senior lenders and senior noteholders in the over $2bn restructuring and Chapter 11 bankruptcy case of the 531MW Alto Maipo hydroelectric power project in Chile, sponsored by AES Andes.
  • Advised Horizonte Minerals on the $660m finance package for the construction and development of its Araguaia ferronickel mine in Brazil.
  • Represented Banco Santander in a $22.3m ECA-backed financing to Brazilian utility company Eletronuclear for the financing of ongoing feasibility studies for the proposed lifetime extension of its Angra 1 nuclear plant.

Latin America: International firms > International arbitration

Latin America: International firms > Banking and finance

Norton Rose Fulbright is unique in having a large banking and finance team in São Paulo, that works alongside Latin America-focused colleagues in New York, Washington DC, Mexico City and other offices. The practice has an extensive record in project finance, acquisition finance, restructurings, trade finance and aviation finance, and is also increasingly making its mark in relation to sustainability-linked financings and ESG loans. The Washington DC office has close connections to agency lenders and DFIs, while the broader team has an impressive portfolio of commercial lender clients and large corporate borrowers. Charles Johnson is a leading figure in structured trade finance, asset finance and restructuring, and – although focused on Brazil – he has broad geographic coverage, including Colombia, Peru, Uruguay and Paraguay. Michael McCourt has impressive connections to Brazilian and international lenders, and has a fine record in structured trade finance, leveraged finance and acquisition finance. Daniel Spencer is a prominent name in project finance and project bonds; while Raquel Bierzwinsky, who splits her time between New York and Mexico City, brings further project finance expertise. In Washington DC, key figures Sarah Devine and Jeremy Hushon frequently represent agencies and DFIs. Counsel Diego Brandão is another prominent team member. All named individuals are based in Sao Paulo unless stated otherwise.

Practice head(s):

Charles Johnson; Raquel Bierzwinsky

Key clients

KfW IPEX

CABEI

Deutsche Bank

Banco del Estado de Chile

BCI

IDB Invest

FinDev Canada

Braskem

Banco Rabobank International Brasil

BRK Ambiental Participações

Vale

Macquarie

Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden (FMO)

Société de Promotion et de Participation Pour la Coopération Economique (PROPARCO)

International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Hedera Investimentos e Participações

Banco Itau BBA

ING Bank

Banco Bradesco

Iochpe Maxion

Corporacion Andina de Fomento (CAF)

Ultrapar Participações

Goldman Sachs

JP Morgan

MUFG Bank, Ltd.

Banco Credit Suisse do Brasil S.A.

Banco ABN Amro

Banco do Brasil

BNDES

DNB Bank

Banco BTG Pactual

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Bank of America

Citibank

Banco Santander

Work highlights

  • Represented Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) in a $300m financing to YPF to finance investments in sustainable projects in Argentina.
  • Represented SIMPAR (and certain subsidiaries) in a $250m ESG-related financing with IDB Invest.
  • Represented Bradesco as secured creditor in relation to the $1.84bn debt restructuring of Constellation.

The firm:  Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm providing the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. The firm has 3000+ lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, and the Middle East.

Norton Rose Fulbright’s Texas practice was established 100 years ago in Houston, one of the world’s global energy centers. Since then, the firm’s transactional scope has expanded exponentially, including a major international energy practice, while its roots in litigation have grown into a large, diversified disputes practice respected both nationally and internationally.

In practice areas including corporate law, healthcare, intellectual property, public finance and tax, Norton Rose Fulbright regularly assist clients with US and international transactions, infrastructure projects, disputes and regulatory matters.

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Managing Partner, United States Jeff Cody jeff.cody@nortonrosefulbright.com
Vice Chair, United States Andrew Giaccia andrew.giaccia@nortonrosefulbright.com
US Head of Intellectual Property Timothy Kenny tim.kenny@nortonrosefulbright.com
US Head of Litigation and Disputes Steven Jansma steven.jansma@nortonrosefulbright.com
US Head of Business Practice Sheldon Nussbaum sheldon.nussbaum@nortonrosefulbright.com
Chief Strategy and Operations Partner, United States Gina Shishima gina.shishima@nortonrosefulbright.com
Chief Operating Officer, United States Stacey Martinez stacey.martinez@nortonrosefulbright.com
Partner-in-Charge, Houston; Head of Arbitration, United States Kevin O'Gorman kevin.ogorman@nortonrosefulbright.com
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The firm: Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm providing the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. The firm has 3000+ lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, and the Middle East.

Norton Rose Fulbright’s Austin office has a history of representing multiple industries in a variety of matters for both mature and growing companies, with a focus on start-ups, particularly in the technology and life sciences and healthcare sectors.

The firm’s nationally recognized intellectual property practice has assisted clients’ development and commercialization of new technology and products. Other notable practices include real estate, product and pharmaceutical product liability and commercial litigation. The firm also provides valued advice in the areas of employment and labor; restructuring; litigation and disputes; renewables and tax.

Department Name Email Telephone
Partner-in-Charge, Austin Paul Trahan paul.trahan@nortonrosefulbright.com
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The firm:  Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm providing the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. The firm has 3000+ lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, and the Middle East.

The firm’s Chicago office is an innovation hub, serving clients in a range of industries that are dedicated to digital transformation and the evolution of modern business. The office opened with a leading group of lawyers specifically focusing on intellectual property, projects and employment and labor.

With an emphasis on innovation, Norton Rose Fulbright is the first major law firm to base itself in Chicago’s vibrant Fulton Market District, which is known for its collaborative culture and modern spaces. The firm’s presence in Chicago, the third-largest legal market in the US, allows its lawyers to effectively serve Midwest-based clients as well as other clients engaged in activities in the region.

Department Name Email Telephone
Co-Partner-in-Charge, Chicago Daniel Farris daniel.farris@nortonrosefulbright.com
Co-Partner-in-Charge, Chicago Sameer Ghaznavi sameer.ghazavi@nortonrosefulbright.com
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The firm:  Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm providing the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. The firm has 3000+ lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, and the Middle East.

Norton Rose Fulbright has one of the largest legal practices in Dallas, focusing on Fortune 1000 and upper-tier, mid-market companies.

The firm offers extensive experience in public and private equity and debt offerings, transactions, securities matters and governance issues, while its disputes, healthcare, reorganization and intellectual property teams are routinely recognized as some of the finest lawyers in the country. As a result, Dallas serves as a gateway for clients operating globally.

Department Name Email Telephone
Partner-in-Charge, Dallas Michael Swartzendruber michael.swartzendruber@nortonrosefulbright.com
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The firm:  Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm providing the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. The firm has 3000+ lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, and the Middle East.

Denver is the capital of the Rocky Mountain Region and is the center of commerce, banking, distribution, natural resources, healthcare, intellectual property and emerging industries. Norton Rose Fulbright’s Denver office represents Fortune 500 companies, growing businesses, and nonprofits alike, in all areas important to advancing and maintaining a strong regional and national business presence.

Consistent with core regional business needs, the firm has robust litigation, corporate, finance, property, government and regulatory capabilities. The firm’s Denver lawyers often work in diverse practice areas, ranging from facilitating significant healthcare financing and structuring opportunities to assisting with bet-the-company litigation and strategic corporate and litigation risk assessment. The team’s healthcare capabilities include internal investigations, defense of government investigations, commercial litigation and regulatory compliance counseling. The firm’s Denver office has a nationally recognized natural resource energy practice, focusing on renewable energy, oil and gas, mining and sensitive resource protection, including on federal lands.

Department Name Email Telephone
Partner-in-Charge, Denver and St. Louis; Co-Head of Healthcare, United States Stacey Murphy stacey.murphy@nortonrosefulbright.com
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The firm:  Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm providing the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. The firm has 3000+ lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, and the Middle East.

Norton Rose Fulbright’s Los Angeles office serves as a key center for international and domestic commercial activity and is a hub for the firm’s litigation and disputes, product liability, projects, renewable energy and insurance practices.

The firm’s Los Angeles lawyers are well positioned to handle all types of legal matters for clients around the world, including those conducting business in California. The firm’s Los Angeles disputes lawyers regularly handle high-profile and large exposure matters, including consumer and commercial class actions, employment and labor matters, securities fraud, government contract matters, environmental law, regulatory and general business lawsuits. The products liability practice encompasses all aspects of litigation in federal and state courts across the country.

The team is equally skilled at general corporate matters including real estate transactions, cross-border deals and tax-related issues, bolstered by a highly experienced municipal finance team.

Department Name Email Telephone
Partner-in-Charge, Los Angeles Jeffrey Margulies jeff.margulies@nortonrosefulbright.com
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The firm:  Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm providing the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. The firm has 3000+ lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, and the Middle East.

The twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul are centers of commerce for the Upper Midwest. The region is home to industry leaders in medical devices, healthcare, banking, retail, grain and food, technology and energy, from traditional to alternative sources.  Norton Rose Fulbright’s Minneapolis office represents both small companies and Fortune 1000 corporations in these various industries.

The Minneapolis office is a focal point of IP law, from brands to patent litigation, and possesses extensive experience in complex litigation, employment and labor, corporate, consumer credit and mortgage and banking law.  Along with offices in St. Louis and Chicago, the Minneapolis office is a key area of the firm’s continuing Midwest growth, serving clients who benefit from Norton Rose Fulbright’s sophisticated counsel and unparalleled global platform.

Department Name Email Telephone
Partner-in-Charge, Minneapolis Mary Young mary.young@nortonrosefulbright.com
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The firm:  Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm providing the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. The firm has 3000+ lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, and the Middle East.

For more than a century, Norton Rose Fulbright’s New York office has served a broad client base of large, publicly held corporations, emerging growth companies, privately held companies, investment funds and other notables in the financial services sector. The firm’s 2017 combination with Chadbourne & Parke further strengthened its capabilities, making the New York office among the city’s 25 largest with more than 300 lawyers offering clients a full business law service.

The firm’s New York lawyers advise clients in all our key practice areas including restructuring, corporate/M&A, intellectual property, securities law, private equity and venture capital offerings, public and private finance matters, projects, litigation and disputes, insurance, real estate, tax and energy. Norton Rose Fulbright’s internationally recognized equipment finance practice has a long history across the transportation industry, and the international team assists US and global clients with cross-border operations and investments.

Department Name Email Telephone
Co-Partner-in-Charge, New York Judith Archer judith.archer@nortonrosefulbright.com
Co-Partner-in-Charge, New York Vincent Dunn vincent.dunn@nortonrosefulbright.com
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The firm:  Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm providing the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. The firm has 3000+ lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, and the Middle East.

Norton Rose Fulbright’s San Antonio office has played a role in the dramatic growth of the South and Central Texas region, particularly in the energy, technology and life science sectors.

The firm represents development-stage and venture-backed businesses as well as large public companies. It has a history of working with real estate developments from housing to the hospitality and recreational sectors, as well as public institutions, in financing the expansion of the region’s infrastructure. Other major practices include litigation, tax, employment and labor, healthcare, and trusts and estates.

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Partner-in-Charge, San Antonio Michael O'Donnell mike.odonnell@nortonrosefulbright.com
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The firm:  Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm providing the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. The firm has 3000+ lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, and the Middle East.

Norton Rose Fulbright’s San Francisco office opened in 2016 with a leading group of public finance lawyers possessing significant experience in securitizations, healthcare finance and municipal restructurings. This group represents major issuers, underwriters, bondholders, lenders and bond insurers in municipal finance. With experience as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel and disclosure counsel, they advise clients with respect to the issuance of all types of municipal securities.

The firm’s San Francisco lawyers regularly handle high-profile disputes, data protection and cybersecurity matters and represent multinational companies in initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances and venture capital financings. The firm has deep roots in the San Francisco community and serves many industries, including technology, healthcare, transport and financial institutions.

Department Name Email Telephone
Partner-in-Charge, San Francisco Jason Novak jason.novak@nortonrosefulbright.com
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Other offices : In Africa, it has alliances with firms in Bujumbura, Harare, Kampala and Nairobi.

The firm:  Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm providing the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. The firm has 3000+ lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, and the Middle East.

Norton Rose Fulbright’s St. Louis office focuses on healthcare as part of its nationwide US healthcare practice, which spans all sectors of life sciences and healthcare.

The firm’s legacy of serving this industry includes everything from tax and federal reimbursement and regulatory issues (including Medicare and Medicaid), to acquisitions, affiliations, joint ventures and other transactions, as well as arbitration and dispute resolutions involving healthcare issues. Other major areas of work in this office include insurance, general corporate and public and private construction projects, from hotels to energy and power plant facilities.

Department Name Email Telephone
Partner-in-Charge, Denver and St. Louis; Co-Head of Healthcare, United States Stacey Murphy stacey.murphy@nortonrosefulbright.com
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Other offices : In Africa, it has alliances with firms in Bujumbura, Harare, Kampala and Nairobi.

The firm:  Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm providing the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. The firm has 3000+ lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, and the Middle East.

For nearly 90 years, the lawyers in Norton Rose Fulbright’s Washington, DC office have handled matters of national and international scale, and it remains a hub for handling global regulatory matters.

The firm’s lawyers practice civil and appellate litigation at all levels, handling matters involving the US Supreme Court, commodities and derivatives counseling and enforcement, government and internal investigations and healthcare. The DC office also serves clients seeking legal advice on matters including corporate and M&A, lobbying, tax, public finance, insurance and reinsurance, environmental law, telecommunications, media and technology. The firm has a strong international trade practice, as well as significant experience in projects, advising clients in the US and globally on projects related to power plants, telecommunications and mining, water and all forms of transport.

Department Name Email Telephone
Co-Partner-in-Charge, Washington, DC Marissa Leigh Alcala marissa.alcala@nortonrosefulbright.com
Co-Partner-in-Charge, Washington, DC Matthew Kirtland matthew.kirtland@nortonrosefulbright.com
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Other offices : In Africa, it has alliances with firms in Bujumbura, Harare, Kampala and Nairobi.

We are committed to the goal of strengthening our diversity through recruiting, retaining and advancing lawyers and staff, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or age.

Our commitment is consistent with our recognition that it is the outstanding people within our business who are the source of our strength. Our colleagues—lawyers and staff—are our greatest assets.

We have long embraced the principles of equal employment opportunity. We further recognize that promoting diversity is an integral component of our continuing quest for excellence as individual lawyers and as a legal practice.