Nixon Peabody attorneys recognized as “Leaders in their Field” by Chambers Global

February 20, 2019

Director of Media Relations
Nicholas Braude

Boston, MA. Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Business Lawyers has recognized seven Nixon Peabody attorneys as “Leaders in their Field” for 2019. In addition, Nixon Peabody’s franchise practice received global recognition.

Chambers Global includes almost 200 countries and ranks attorneys worldwide and by region. Here are the Nixon Peabody attorneys recognized by Chambers Global:

John P. Beals, Investment Funds, Private Equity, Fund Formation—John represents public pension funds, funds of funds, and other institutional investors in connection with their investments in leveraged buyout, venture capital, real estate and debt private equity funds. He also advises fund sponsors in structuring and forming such funds.

Ernest W. Chung, ProjectsErnie focuses on international and domestic infrastructure and energy projects. He advises financial institutions, sponsors, governments, and multilateral institutions in the development and financing of complex natural resource, infrastructure, and energy projects, especially in a cross-border context.

Roderick N. Devlin, ProjectsRoddy has extensive project finance experience and is a globally recognized leading lawyer in the public-private partnership(P3) space. He assists private and public sector parties in developing, financing, consummating, operating and maintaining significant infrastructure projects domestically and overseas, with a particular focus on P3s.

Charles P. Jacobs, Investment Funds, Private Equity, Fund Formation—Charley works with institutional investors in connection with their investments in private investment funds. He represents a number of the leading and most active institutional investors in the world, including public pension funds, funds of funds, endowments, and foundations.

Andrew P. Loewinger, Franchising—Andrew assists franchise clients expand their businesses internationally and in the United States through franchising, distribution, licensing, and other arrangements. He regularly advises clients on a wide variety of franchise system, franchise sales compliance, dispute resolution, and intellectual property issues in numerous industries, including food and hospitality.

Kendal H. Tyre, Franchising—Kendal counsels companies throughout the world expanding through master franchising, area development franchising, and international franchising regarding management contracts, joint venture agreements, licensing agreements, and product distribution arrangements. He also structures, negotiates, and enforces domestic and international franchise, license, distribution, and acquisition agreements.

Henry J. H. Wheare, Intellectual Property—Henry, a highly experienced and respected solicitor with a practice spanning decades in the field of intellectual property dispute resolution and rights management across many industries and technologies, is a partner in Nixon Peabody CWL in Hong Kong and represents global clients in Hong Kong, China, and elsewhere in Asia. He is especially well known for his work in patents and copyright and for his breadth of expertise in brand protection, competition (antitrust) law, and regulatory matters.

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