Boston, MA. Nixon Peabody LLP is proud to announce that Chambers Global has named four of the firm’s attorneys “Leaders in their Field” for 2023. In addition, Nixon Peabody’s Franchising & Distribution practice and Energy Project Finance practice have both received global distinction.
Covering nearly 200 countries around the world, the Chambers Global Guide ranks attorneys and practice areas based on their legal capabilities, client service, commercial vision, and diligence, among other factors. This year’s Nixon Peabody honorees include:
John P. Beals, Investment Funds: Investor Representation
John is a partner in the firm’s Corporate practice and co-leads the Investment Funds team. He represents public pension funds, funds of funds, and other institutional investors in connection with their investments in leveraged buyouts, venture capital, real estate, and debt private equity funds. He also advises fund sponsors in structuring and forming such funds.
Roderick N. Devlin, Projects: PPP
Roddy is a partner in the firm’s Project Finance & Public Finance practice, with a focus on project finance and infrastructure development. He is a leading attorney in the public-private partnership (P3) space, where he assists private and public sector parties in developing, financing, consummating, operating, and maintaining significant infrastructure projects in the U.S. and overseas.
Kendal H. Tyre, Franchising
Kendal is a partner in the firm’s Corporate practice and co-leads the Franchising & Distribution team. He represents franchisors throughout their business life cycle—as startups, middle-market franchisors, and mature, global franchise systems. Kendal has extensive experience in negotiating and enforcing complex franchise, licensing, and distribution transactions in the U.S. and jurisdictions across the world.
Henry J. H. Wheare, Intellectual Property (International Firms)
Based in Hong Kong, Henry is a partner in Nixon Peabody CWL and a trusted advisor with decades of experience focusing on patent, trademark and design registration, IP dispute resolution, competition law, and other defensive strategies, providing effective representation in Greater China and cross-border solutions working with a wide network of international IP experts.