Norton Rose Fulbright and Chadbourne & Parke Complete Combination

  • Global firm now has approximately 4,000 lawyers in 59 offices and
    33 countries
  • US practice has approximately 1,000 lawyers, including more than
    300 in New York and more than 130 in Washington, DC

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Norton Rose Fulbright and Chadbourne & Parke today announced the
successful completion of their combination. The combination
significantly strengthens the client offerings as well as the practice
and industry capabilities of the newly expanded global firm.

After joining forces with Chadbourne & Parke – an international law firm
with deep roots in New York and Washington, DC, and more than a century
of practice – Norton Rose Fulbright has enhanced capabilities in project
finance, bankruptcy, litigation and white collar disputes, tax, and
Latin American finance and infrastructure work, among other areas. The
combination deepens the firm’s formidable offering in key sectors like
energy, infrastructure and finance, and expands the firm’s reach in the
critical New York market. Following the combination, Norton Rose
Fulbright will be among the 25 largest law firm offices in New York City.

Peter Martyr, Norton Rose Fulbright’s Global Chief Executive, said:

“Bringing together Norton Rose Fulbright and Chadbourne will enable
Norton Rose Fulbright to provide even greater breadth and depth of
services to our clients. We now offer enhanced capabilities in New York
and Washington, DC, while our global platform expands to Mexico City,
São Paulo and Istanbul.”

Daryl Lansdale, Norton Rose Fulbright’s US Managing Partner, said:

“Our current and potential clients seek robust offerings from us in New
York, Washington, DC, and California, which, along with Texas, are key
US markets. We have found an outstanding fit with Chadbourne, which
increases our client capabilities on both coasts.”

Andrew Giaccia, Vice Chair of Norton Rose Fulbright’s US Management
Committee and immediate past Managing Partner of Chadbourne & Parke,

“Having joined forces with Norton Rose Fulbright, we can now provide
enhanced legal service to our clients in the world’s key business and
financial centers. Our lawyers’ shared commitment to client service –
along with our strong compatibilities in the areas of energy and
infrastructure, banking, corporate and finance, project finance,
bankruptcy and restructuring, litigation and regulatory law – makes this
a powerful combination.”

Norton Rose Fulbright differentiated itself in the legal marketplace by
becoming the first global law firm to be organized by industry sector.
The firm is recognized as a legal leader for its work in financial
institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport;
technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare. The
combination with Chadbourne significantly strengthens these sector
capabilities, particularly in energy, infrastructure and financial

A full press kit detailing the expanded Norton Rose Fulbright following
its combination with Chadbourne is available at

Notes for editors:

Norton Rose Fulbright

Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. We provide the world’s
preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business
law service. We have more than 4,000 lawyers and other legal staff based
in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin
America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.
Following its combination with Chadbourne & Parke during the second
quarter of 2017, Norton Rose Fulbright’s expanded practice now has more
than 1,000 lawyers in the US.

Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key
industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining
and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences
and healthcare.

Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business
principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the
highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to
maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss verein, helps coordinate the
activities of Norton Rose Fulbright members but does not itself provide
legal services to clients. Norton Rose Fulbright has offices in more
than 50 cities worldwide, including London, Houston, Toronto, Sydney and

For more information, see

Norton Rose Fulbright and Chadbourne & Parke – A Powerful Combination

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