We do this in matters that range from the routinely complex to the frequently groundbreaking.
Clients trust us to handle their most challenging assignments, whether large corporate transactions or cases of first impression. Our work is rarely easy, but we believe you will find it interesting and rewarding. Our lawyers often say that what attracted them to Cleary is the opportunity to work on high-profile cases and transactions where the stakes are the highest, and where their talents can make a difference in the outcome of a case or the successful completion of a deal.
In 2010, for example, we were hired by Petrobras for the largest equity offering in history. Our partner Nick Grabar
earned "Dealmaker of the Year" recognition from The American Lawyer
for his role in the offering. While individual achievements are important, we focus on our performance as a firm.
You can look it up: Cleary Gottlieb ranks at or near the top of every list measuring law firm success. Vault
. The American Lawyer
and its "Diversity Scorecard." Financial Times'
U.S Innovative Lawyers survey. What’s more, Benchmark Litigation
notes "peers consistently name Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton among the top litigation groups in the world."
"Everything we do is ultimately focused on delivering first-rate services to our clients who come to us for their most demanding matters. Job one is to get it right."
— Steve Wilner, Partner