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November 9, 2017

IFLR 1000 Again Recognizes King & Spalding Among Top Financial & Corporate Law Firms in Jurisdictions Worldwide


LONDON, Nov. 9, 2017 — IFLR 1000 has once again recognized multiple King & Spalding practices and lawyers among the best in jurisdictions throughout the Americas, Asia-Pacific and EMEA regions.

King & Spalding received a total of 23 practice rankings in IFLR 1000’s latest guide. In addition, 63 King & Spalding lawyers were recognized for leadership in their practice areas and jurisdictions.

IFLR 1000 bases its rankings on transactional evidence, peer feedback and client feedback gathered from extensive research in more than 120 jurisdictions worldwide. A full list of King & Spalding’s 2018 IFLR 1000 rankings follows.

Practice Rankings

France

  • Project Finance – Other Notable

Germany

  • Banking – Other Notable

Japan

  • Project Development – Foreign – Tier 3
  • Project Finance – Foreign – Tier 4

Russia

  • Energy – Tier 3
  • M & A – Tier 4

Saudi Arabia

  • Banking – Tier 2
  • Capital Markets – Tier 2
  • M & A – Tier 2
  • Project Development – Tier 2
  • Project Finance – Tier 2

Singapore

  • Project Development – Foreign – Tier 1
  • Project Finance – Foreign – Tier 2

United Arab Emirates

  • Banking – Tier 3
  • Capital Markets – Tier 3
  • M & A – Tier 3
  • Project Development – Tier 3
  • Project Finance – Tier 3

United States

  • Banking – Tier 5
  • Capital Markets: Debt – Tier 6
  • Capital Markets: Equity – Tier 6
  • Oil & Gas – Tier 3
  • Project Finance – Tier 5

Individual Rankings

Algeria

Notable Practitioners:

  • Mehdi Haroun – Energy, Oil and Gas, Natural Resources

Japan

Highly Regarded:

  • Rupert Lewi – Energy & Infrastructure, Banking, Project Development, M&A
  • John McClenahan – Energy & Infrastructure, Banking, Project Development, M&A

Russia

Highly Regarded:

  • Jennifer Josefson – Energy & Infrastructure, Banking, Project Development, M&A

Saudi Arabia

Highly Regarded:

  • Zaid Hadir Al-Farisi – Banking, Islamic Finance 
  • Tim Burbury – Project finance, PPP/PFI
  • Nabil Issa – Restructuring & Insolvency, Private Equity, M&A
  • Leroy Levy – Project Finance, PPP/PFI
  • James Stull – Investment Funds, Private Equity, M&A

Singapore

Highly Regarded:

  • Kelly Malone – Energy & Infrastructure, Banking, Project Development
  • Richard Nelson – Energy & Infrastructure, Banking, Project Development
  • Daniel Rogers – Energy & Infrastructure, Banking and Project Finance
  • Merrick White – Energy & Infrastructure, M&A

Rising Stars:

  • Simon Cowled – Energy & Infrastructure, Project Development
  • Mona Katigbak – Energy & Infrastructure, Banking, Project Development

United Arab Emirates

Highly Regarded:

  • Zaid Hadir Al-Farisi – Banking, Islamic Finance
  • Jawad Ali – Investment Funds, Islamic Finance
  • Tim Burbury – Project Finance, PPP/PFI
  • Nabil Issa – Restructuring & Insolvency, Private Equity, M&A
  • Rizwan Kanji – Capital Markets: Debt, Islamic Finance
  • Leroy Levy – Project Finance, PPP/PFI
  • James Stull – Investment Funds, Private Equity, M&A

Rising Stars:

  • Hamed Afzal – Capital Markets, Islamic Finance

Notable Practitioners:

  • Mohammad Al-Ammar – Islamic Finance, M&A
  • Stephen Kelly – Project Development
  • Simon Rahimzada – M&A
  • Michael Rainey –Project Finance

United Kingdom

Highly Regarded:

  • Nina Howell – Energy & Infrastructure, Banking, Project Development
  • Garry Pegg – Energy & Infrastructure, Project Development, Project Finance, M&A

Notable Practitioners:

  • Elisabeth Baltay – Banking & Finance, Capital Markets
  • Markus Bauman – Capital Markets
  • William Charnley – Banking & Finance, Capital Markets
  • Martin Hunt – M&A
  • Hywel Jones – M&A, Project Development
  • Ilan Kotkis – M&A

United States

Highly Regarded:

  • Ken Culotta – Energy, Banking & Project Finance
  • Vere De Brito de Gyarfas – Oil & Gas, Project Development
  • Kathryn Furman – Investment Funds, M&A
  • Scott Greer – Energy & Infrastructure, Project Development, Oil & Gas

Rising Stars:

  • Jeffrey Dutson – Financial Restructuring
  • Peter Hays – Project Development
  • Tony Mechcatie – Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitization
  • Matthew Sandiford – Banking, Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitization
  • Michael Urschel – Banking
  • Chadwick Werner – Banking

Notable Practitioners:

  • Carolyn Alford – Banking and Finance, Capital Markets: Structured Finance and Securitization
  • Raymond Baltz – Private Equity
  • Jack Capers – Corporate M&A
  • Denis Fallon – Project Finance, Private Equity, M&A
  • Christopher Hoffman – Private Equity, M&A
  • Cecilia Hong – Banking, Capital Markets: Debt, Capital Markets: Equity, M&A
  • C. Spencer Johnson – Capital Markets: Debt, Capital Markets: Equity, M&A
  • Justin King – M&A
  • Robert Leclerc –M&A
  • Craig Lee – Banking
  • Jeff Malonson – Capital Markets, M&A
  • Alan Prince – Capital Markets: Debt, Capital Markets: Equity, M&A
  • Carrie Ratliff – Capital Markets: Debt, Capital Markets: Equity, M&A
  • Russ Richards – Private Equity, M&A
  • Anthony Rothermel – Private Equity, M&A
  • Matt Stewart –M&A
  • Mark Thigpen – Banking, Private Equity, M&A
  • Keith Townsend – Capital Markets: Debt, Capital Markets: Equity

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