IFLR1000 Highlights Reed Smith’s Capabilities Across Three Continents | New

In this year’s IFLR guide, Reed Smith earned Tier 1 listings for three regional practice areas in the United States: mergers and acquisitions in New Jersey; Pennsylvania M&A; and Pennsylvania Restructuring and Insolvency, a repeat of the company’s performance last year.

Globally, 25 individual lawyers have achieved Highly Regarded status in 20 areas. Twelve lawyers – more than half of them based in Western Europe – have been dubbed “Notable Practitioners”. And two have achieved “Rising Star” status. Here is the full list of “highly liked” people.

  • James Atkin, UK, Project Development, M&A
  • Siddesh Bale, Illinois, Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Chris Borg, UK, Financial Services Regulation
  • Tamara Box, UK, Capital Markets: Debt, Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitization
  • Benjamin Brimeyer, USA (at national level), Bank
  • Tad Bromley, New Jersey, Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Jennifer Cheng, New York, Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Delphine Currie, UK, Capital Markets: Equities
  • Lee Ann Dillon, New York, bank
  • Baptiste Gelpi, France, Capital Markets: Debt, Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitization, Capital Markets: Derivatives
  • Kurt Gwynne, Delaware, Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Delphi Ho, Hong Kong SAR, Capital Markets: Equities
  • Simon Hugo, UK, Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitization
  • Aaron Javian, USA (National), Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Bronwen Jones, United Kingdom, Investment funds, Bank
  • Denise Jong, Hong Kong SAR, Capital Markets: Equities
  • Sachin Kerur, United Arab Emirates, Project Development
  • Eric Lin, China, Project Finance, M&A
  • Isabelle MacElhone, France, M&A
  • Ann Pille, Illinois, Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Jodi Schwimmer, New York, Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitization
  • Victoria Westcott, France, Project Finance
  • Philip Taylor, United Kingdom, Private equity, M&A
  • Kristin Wells, Pennsylvania, M&A
  • Askar Zhanzagimov, Kazakhstan, M&A

Lawyers with the “Highly Regarded” designation are “highly regarded by their peers, have a strong transactional record, and consistently receive positive feedback from clients.”

Notable practitioners

Twelve other lawyers have been rated Notable Practitioners; thus identified as having “a track record of advising on significant transactions in the context of their market and area of ​​practice”. Many of these winners are based in Western Europe:

  • Derek Baker, USA, Pennsylvania, Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Kevin-Paul Deveau, United Kingdom, Bank
  • Dirk-Peter Flor, Germany, Banking and finance
  • Matthew Gorman, Singapore, Capital Markets: Equity, M&A
  • Andreas Jürgens, Germany, Capital Markets, M&A
  • Caroline Ledoux, France, Private Equity, M&A
  • Paul Singer, USA, Pennsylvania, Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Jonathan Solomon, UK, Trade Finance
  • Leon Stephenson, United Kingdom, Bank
  • Sakil Suleman, United Kingdom, Private equity, M&A
  • Sam Webster, UK, M&A
  • Anthony Woo, Hong Kong SAR, Mergers and Acquisitions

rising stars

The Rising Stars designation honors top performing lawyers working on notable transactions and recommended by clients or peers. Two attorneys from Reed Smith – Jason Angelo for Delaware, Restructuring and Insolvency; and Panos Katsambas for UK, Hedge funds – received it.

Here is the complete list of Reed Smith recognized practice areas worldwide.

China

  • Capital Markets – Foreign
  • Mergers & Acquisitions – Foreign

France

  • Banking
  • Project funding
  • Capital markets: debt
  • Capital markets: structured finance and securitization
  • Project development
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Capital investment

Greece

  • Banking and finance
  • Project development
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Hong Kong SAR

  • Banking
  • Capital Markets: Equities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Restructuring and insolvency

Kazakhstan

Singapore

  • Bank – Foreign
  • Capital markets: Debt – Foreign
  • Capital Markets: Equities – Foreign
  • Project development – Abroad
  • M&A – Foreign
  • Restructuring and insolvency – Abroad

United Arab Emirates

UK

  • Bank loan: borrower side
  • Bank loan: lender side
  • Financial Services Regulation: Non-Litigation
  • Capital markets: debt
  • Capital Markets: Equities
  • Capital markets: structured finance and securitization
  • Private equity funds
  • Real estate funds
  • Retail funds
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Capital investment
  • Restructuring and insolvency

United States

  • Banking
  • Capital Markets: Equities
  • Capital markets: structured finance and securitization
  • Hedge funds
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Restructuring and insolvency

California

Delaware

  • Restructuring and insolvency

Illinois

  • Banking
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Restructuring and insolvency

New Jersey

New York

  • Capital markets
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Restructuring and insolvency

Pennsylvania

  • Mergers & Acquisitions (Level 1)
  • Restructuring and insolvency (Tier 1)

Texas