Since 1996 Who's Who Legal has identified the foremost legal practitioners in 34 areas of business law. We feature over 16,000 of the world’s leading private practice lawyers in over 100 countries and pride ourselves on the integrity and authority of our findings. It is impossible to buy entry into this publication.
Neil Eggleston, currently an investigations and litigation partner at Kirkland & Ellis, will be leaving the firm to become counsel to US President Barack Obama replacing Kathryn Ruemmler who held the position since 2011.
Bernard P Wolfsdorf, the leading practitioner in our research, and Mark Hertel of Wolfsdorf Rosenthal explore the significance of immigration lawyers in today's increasingly globalised and interdependent world: "Immigration lawyers have a key role to play in resolving the conflict between narrow-minded territorialism and a global world of ideas advancing at lightning speed."
The Who's Who Legal Awards identify one individual and one firm as outstanding in each of our featured practice areas. We also recognise the leading firms in over 53 countries and five US states. Finally, we select one firm to receive the accolade Who's Who Legal: Global Law Firm of the Year.
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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.