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630 Vault Guide to the Top 100 Law Firms, 2018 Edition PEPPER HAMILTON LLP excellence in client service. Pepper Hamilton’s Construction Practice Group counsels clients on some of the biggest, most sophisticated construction projects in the world. The practice was ranked both nationally and for Pennsylvania in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA . November 2016 The Future Is Female Pepper Hamilton elected a six-person, all-female class of lawyers to the ranks of partner and of counsel. Thomas Gallagher, chairman of the firm’s Executive Committee, said, “We have elevated an exceptionally talented class of lawyers— all women—to our partnership and of counsel ranks. The women we promoted are all extraordinary lawyers. It is doubly rewarding to see us continue to advance our commitment to diversity and inclusion at the same time.” Reforming Prisons Lawyers from Pepper Hamilton teamed with the ACLU and Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. in a successful effort to discontinue the practice of imposing solitary confinement on mentally ill inmates in the Delaware state prison system. Inmates’ stories formed the basis of the complaint, which alleged that the Department of Correction’s practices were unconstitutional. The team developed a list of changes that they wanted the DOC to make, and the parties negotiated and were able to reach a settlement agreement that will dramatically change the conditions of solitary confinement and essentially end solitary for mentally ill prisoners. September 2016 Key Firm in the Keystone State Pepper Hamilton was the winner in both the Class Action and Products Liability categories of The Legal Intelligencer ’s 2016 Litigation Department of the Year contest. This biennial contest recognizes the important cases and victories of Pennsylvania law firms. Pepper was one of only two firms to be named the winner of multiple categories for 2016’s awards. The firm was previously honored as the 2012 Products Liability/Mass Torts Litigation Department of the Year.
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PRESTIGE RANKING 631 Visit for more on Hughes Hubbard, including the firm’s Diversity Report. One Battery Park Plaza New York, NY 10004 (212) 837-6000 LOCATIONS New York, NY (HQ) • Jersey City, NJ • Kansas City, MO • Los Angeles, CA • Miami, FL • Washington, DC Paris • Rio de Janeiro • Tokyo THE STATS No. of attorneys: 326 No. of offices: 9 Chairperson: Candace K. Beinecke Hiring Attorney: Marc A. Weinstein HUGHES HUBBARD & REED LLP 86 MAJOR DEPARTMENTS & PRACTICES Anti-Corruption & Internal Investigations • Antitrust & Competition • Appellate • Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution • Art Law • Aviation • Banking & Financial Services • Class Actions • Commercial Litigation • Construction • Consumer Finance • Corporate • Corporate Governance • Corporate Reorganization & Bankruptcy • Criminal Export Enforcement • Data Privacy & Cybersecurity • Defense Industry • Digital Trade: Cybersecurity, Encryption & Cloud Services • E-Discovery • Employee
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