Willkie Farr Gallagher

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Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
HeadquartersAXA Equitable Center
787 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019
No. of offices12 total; 6 international
No. of attorneys> 750 (2020)
Major practice areasAntitrust, Asset Management, Business Restructuring, Commercial Litigation, Corporate M&A, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Private Equity, Real Estate, Regulatory, Securities Litigation, Tax
Key people
  • Steven J. Gartner, co-chairman;
  • Thomas M. Cerabino, co-chairman.
FounderWilliam B. Hornblower and
James Byrne
Company typeLimited liability partnership

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, commonly known as Willkie, is an international law firm founded in 1888. It has over 750 lawyers, in 12 offices in six countries (including offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Houston, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Chicago, Paris, London, Rome, Milan, Frankfurt, and Brussels). The firm specializes in corporate practice. Supreme Court Justices Felix Frankfurter and Charles Evans Hughes began their careers at the firm, as did former Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork, and former New York Governor Mario Cuomo served as of counsel at Willkie Farr after leaving office. The law firm's profits per equity partner were $3.52 million in 2020.