Orrick Receives Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2013


Chambers USA, publisher of one of the most respected peer guides to the legal profession, ranks Orrick as a leader in 33 practices and 80 individual lawyer categories in their 2013 guide.

Congratulations to the following Orrick partners who rank in “Band One”: Walt Brown, Mike Delikat, Roger Frankel, Lynne Hermle, Townsend Hyatt, Marc Levinson, Joe Malkin, Dan Mathews and Mark Weitzel. In addition, Bill Anthony, Noel Nellis and Larry Popofsky earned “Senior Statesmen” rankings as lawyers who received exceptional recommendations in their fields, while Peter Bicks was once again listed on the Spotlight Table for Product Liability: Toxic Torts.

Additionally, Orrick’s Energy & Infrastructure Practice Group was named a finalist for a Chambers USA “Award for Excellence” in Energy Projects: Power (including Renewable).

Earlier this year, Chambers Global ranked Orrick in 43 practices and 86 individual lawyer categories. The Chambers regional directories also recognized Orrick for local excellence in key markets (Chambers Europe: 24 practice areas, 44 individual lawyer categories; and Chambers Asia: 21 practice areas, 24 individual lawyer categories).

Chambers USA recognizes Orrick for strength in the following areas:


Capital Markets: Securitization
Capital Markets: Structured Products
Energy: Electricity (Transactional)
Intellectual Property
Investment Funds: Venture Capital
Labor & Employment
Native American Law
Product Liability & Mass Torts
Projects: PPP
Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy
Securities: Litigation


Banking & Finance
Capital Markets: Debt & Equity
Corporate/M&A: Venture Capital
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation
Intellectual Property
IT & Outsourcing
Labor & Employment
Litigation: General Commercial
Litigation: Securities
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Real Estate

District of Columbia

Insurance: Policyholder

New York

Intellectual Property: Patent
Labor & Employment

Northern California



Litigation: General Commercial