Faegre Drinker

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Faegre Drinker
Private
IndustryLaw firm
Founded1849; 172 years ago (1849)
Founder
  • Thomas Froehle
  • Andrew Kassner
  • John Christian Bullitt
Headquarters
Philadelphia
Area served
600 lawyers located in 11 offices in the United States and U.K
Products
  • Litigation
  • Corporate
  • Intellectual property
  • Product liability matters
Number of employees
1,300 lawyers
Websitewww.faegredrinker.com

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, commonly known as Faegre Drinker, is a full-service international law firm. Faegre Drinker currently includes more than 1,300 lawyers and consulting professionals within multiple practice areas, across the United States, the U.K. and China. The firm’s largest groups focus on litigation, corporate, intellectual property and product liability matters. The firm is led by co-chairs Thomas Froehle and Andrew Kassner.[1]

History

Drinker Biddle & Reath

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP was a national law firm founded in Philadelphia in 1849 by John Christian Bullitt. As of 2019, the firm had more than 600 lawyers located in 11 offices in the United States and U.K. [2]

Faegre Baker Daniels

Faegre Baker Daniels was an international law firm formed on January 1, 2012 after the combination of Faegre & Benson LLP and Baker & Daniels LLP.[3] Prior to its combination with Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, Faegre Baker Daniels had 674 attorneys and was the nation’s 69th largest firm. [4]

Combination

On December 17, 2019, Faegre Baker Daniels and Drinker Biddle & Reath publicly announced their intention to combine following an affirmative vote by the partnerships of both organizations. Faegre Drinker launched global operations on February 1, 2020, becoming one of the nation’s 50 largest law firms based on both size and projected gross revenue of nearly $1 billion.[5]

Practice Areas

Faegre Drinker professionals handle matters in the following areas of law, among others:[6]

  • Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Business Litigation
  • Construction & Real Estate Litigation
  • Corporate
  • Finance & Restructuring
  • Government & Regulatory Affairs
  • Health Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investment Management
  • Labor & Employment
  • Private Client
  • Product Liability & Mass Torts
  • Real Estate

Size and Reach

Faegre Drinker's office locations include:[7]

North America

  • Albany, New York
  • Boulder, Colorado
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Dallas, Texas
  • Denver, Colorado
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • Florham Park, New Jersey
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Hartford, Connecticut
  • Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • New York, New York
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Princeton, New Jersey
  • San Francisco, California
  • Silicon Valley, California
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Wilmington, Delaware

Europe

  • London, England

Asia

  • Beijing, China
  • Shanghai, China

Notable Rankings and Awards

Third party recognition for Faegre Drinker (and, prior to the 2020 combination, each of its legacy firms) and its attorneys and consulting professionals includes:

Legal and Consulting Work

  • BTI Consulting Group — Recognized as a top 43 law firm for "leading the pack" in client service during the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020[8]
  • BTI Consulting Group — Standout firm for product liability and class action litigation, 2020[9]
  • BTI Consulting Group — Ranked as a top 52 law firm for innovation and consulting, Client Service A-Team, Brand Elite – Honor Roll, Standout firm for employment litigation, 2019
  • Forbes — Named a "most-recommended" law firm for litigation and dispute resolution in the Forbes list of America's Top Corporate Law Firms, 2019[10]
  • Chambers USA — 129 attorneys recognized, 2020[11]
  • Chambers USA — 53 practice areas ranked, 2020[12]
  • U.S. News & World Report "Best Law Firms" — Nationwide rankings in multiple practices, 2019[13]
  • The Legal 500 — Ranked in multiple practices, 2020[14]
  • Benchmark Litigation — 31 attorneys recognized, 2019[15]
  • The Hill — The District Policy Group named to Top Lobbyists 2015-19[16]
  • Modern Healthcare — Recognized on “Largest Healthcare Law Firms” list, 2020[17]

Diversity

  • Diversity Lab — Mansfield Certification and Certification Plus, 2018−19[18]
  • Human Rights Campaign — Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, 100 Percent Corporate Equality Index score, 2013−20[19]
  • Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers — Best Law Firms for Women, 2012−19[20]
  • Women in Law Empowerment Forum — Gold Standard Certification, 2015−20[21]
  • Law360 — Ranked in the Best Law Firms for Female Attorneys, 2015−19[22]

Pro Bono

  • American Bar Association — Pro Bono Publico Award, 2019[23]
  • Colorado Supreme Court — Pro Bono Achievement recognition for commitment to annual goal of 50 hours of pro bono legal services by Colorado-licensed attorneys, 2015−19[24]

In the media

  

References

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  5. https://www.law360.com/articles/1229268/faegre-baker-drinker-biddle-vote-to-merge-feb-1
  6. https://www.faegredrinker.com/en/services?
  7. https://www.faegredrinker.com/en/locations/
  8. https://bticonsulting.com/themadclientist/43-law-firms-clients-say-are-winning
  9. https://bticonsulting.com/bti-litigation-outlook-2020
  10. https://www.forbes.com/top-corporate-law-firms/#6c0821e560ba
  11. https://chambers.com/guide/usa?publicationTypeId=5
  12. https://chambers.com/law-firm/faegre-drinker-global-2:3587
  13. https://www.usnews.com/info/blogs/press-room/articles/2018-11-01/us-news-and-best-lawyers-release-2019-best-law-firms-list
  14. https://www.legal500.com/united-states/
  15. https://https://benchmarklitigation.com/NewsAndAnalysis/Benchmark-Litigation-United-States-2020-rankings-and-stars-are-now-live/Index/4925
  16. https://thehill.com/business-a-lobbying/business-a-lobbying/474162-the-hills-top-lobbyists-2019
  17. https://www.modernhealthcare.com/data-lists/41526/largest-healthcare-law-firms-2020
  18. https://www.diversitylab.com/pilot-projects/mansfield-rule-3-0/
  19. https://assets2.hrc.org/files/assets/resources/CEI-2020.pdf?_ga=2.13655861.387891898.1597078230-1853446161.1597078230&_gac=1.120188922.1597078230.CjwKCAjw4MP5BRBtEiwASfwALwsPba0G_pCCCFAoawvRe-VJuAFh73CGMJ7m9gvTIZ1N-LzPSbAwXhoCRMsQAvD_BwE
  20. https://www.workingmother.com/best-law-firms-for-women-2019#page-5
  21. https://wilef.com/certification/
  22. https://www.law360.com/articles/1162859/the-best-law-firms-for-female-attorneys
  23. https://www.americanbar.org/groups/probono_public_service/projects_awards/pro_bono_publico_award/past_recipients/
  24. https://www.courts.state.co.us/Courts/Supreme_Court/Pro_Bono.cfm

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