The results reflect the firm’s market leadership in corporate and finance deal making.

Latham & Watkins received 11 top-10 rankings, the most of any law firm, in The American Lawyer’s 2016 Corporate Scorecard, the annual compilation of transactional legal advisor activity during the previous year. Based on league table data, the firm’s stellar results reflect its transactional prowess and market reputation within the business and financial communities. Eight of the firm’s placements were in the top three positions, including:

  • US Initial Public Offerings (“IPOs”) – #1 as Issuer’s Counsel by deal volume 
  • US Equities – #1 as Issuer’s Counsel by deal volume
  • Real Estate Investment Trust (“REIT”) Debt – #1 as Issuer’s Counsel by deal volume 
  • REIT Equities – #2 as Issuer’s Counsel by deal volume 
  • High Yield Debt – #3 as Issuer’s Counsel by deal volume 
  • Buyouts – #3 as Principle’s Counsel by deal volume 
  • Non-US IPOs – #3 as Issuer’s Counsel by deal volume 
  • M&A – #3 as Principle’s Counsel by deal volume

The original press release can be found here on Latham & Watkins’ website.