Washington, DC – October 9, 2015 – Recently released Bloomberg League Tables rank Venable LLP 11th by deal count. The firm has closed several significant deals in the first 9 months of 2015 by utilizing its cross-office and cross-practice capabilities and the deep bench of its over 80-attorney corporate group.
"We are very pleased but not surprised at this ranking," said Venable Corporate Practice chair, Charles Morton. "It's been very busy here all year. Our Corporate practice has been responsible for nearly 50 deals since January, ranging in value and complexity. These deals are being successfully managed to closure by attorneys throughout the firm from a variety of practices."
Some notable cross-office deals include advising PlentyOfFish Media, Inc. in its sale to the Match Group, for $575 million in cash. Led out of the firm's New York office, this deal garnered much press and was featured in LawFuel, Capital New York, Private Equity Wire, the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Mergers & Acquisitions. In addition, the firm represented Murad, Inc. in its sale to Unilever and represented a consulting and technology company in the sale of its Health & Life Sciences and Defense & Public Sector groups.
In addition to Venable LLP, other top-ranked corporate firms include Latham & Watkins, Cooley LLP, Simpson Thacher, Davis Polk, Goodwin Procter LLP, Skadden Arps, King & Wood Mallesons, Grandall Legal Group, Baker & McKenzie, Conyers Dill & Pearman, and Vinson & Elkins.
Note: Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, DC, with offices in California, Delaware, Maryland, New York, and Virginia. Our lawyers and legislative advisors serve domestic and international clients in all areas of corporate and business law, complex litigation, intellectual property, regulatory matters, and government affairs. For more information, visit www.venable.com.