At Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, clients come first. They drive us to boldly deliver trusted partnerships with experienced lawyers and consultants, peace of mind through time-tested expertise, and insights to help solve business and legal challenges. We courageously innovate to provide creative legal and consulting solutions and world-class service delivery and client experience.
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP is one of the 75 largest law firms headquartered in the U.S. Our locations span coast to coast, cover the heartland, and extend to the U.K. and China – with regional and national coordinating capabilities across hundreds of jurisdictions. We collaborate to achieve clients’ objectives — bringing together the best-matched expertise and resources from across our global platform. Our 750 legal and consulting professionals partner with clients ranging from emerging startups to Fortune 500 multinational corporations, delivering full-service advice customized to each company’s business needs.
Areas of Practice:
Business and Transactions: Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP hundreds of business and transactional professionals guide clients confidently through complex mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and securities matters. Our M&A group brings to bear the expertise of over 60 industry and practice teams offering sophisticated counsel for strategic acquisitions; mergers; joint ventures; cross-border transactions; private equity; tender and exchange offers; divestitures; and takeover defense, among other client needs. We offer the niche expertise of a boutique across intersecting legal disciplines, including tax, real estate, environmental, governance, antitrust, intellectual property, finance, and labor and employment, to provide a 360-degree perspective on executing deals efficaciously. Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP has been the primary deal counsel on 500-plus transactions with an aggregate value of more than $145 billion. In addition to resourcing transactions, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP advises public company boards of directors and committees on fiduciary duties in connection with M&A transactions. Our legal strategists also acted as counsel for securities and capital market transactions that closed for $88 billion in the past two years. We pride ourselves on helping clients navigate every aspect of deals while remaining above the regulatory fray. To that end, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP offers comprehensive experience assisting clients with filing and disclosure rules and listing regulations domestically and internationally for NYSE, Nasdaq, NYSE MKT, TSX, ASX, FTSE and AIM stock exchanges.
Government and Regulatory: Our experienced attorneys and consultants have held elected office, worked as agency and congressional staffers, managed winning political campaigns, led coalitions for policy change and served as in-house compliance counsel for leading companies in various industries. We draw on decades of experience to advocate for nonprofits, health insurers, health care providers, and drug and device manufacturers, among other stakeholders. Anticipating and managing regulatory changes and advancing policy objectives are our priorities. And we leverage multidisciplinary policy expertise and deep relationships across partisan lines to expand our clients’ footholds in the market and amplify their concerns to leaders who can implement meaningful solutions.