Boston, MA. Chambers Global has recognized five Nixon Peabody attorneys as “Leaders in their Field” for 2021. In addition, Nixon Peabody’s Franchising & Distribution practice earned global recognition.
The Chambers Global Guide, which covers nearly 200 countries, ranks attorneys worldwide and by region as a legal benchmark on practitioners’ legal ability, client service, commercial vision and business understanding, and diligence, among other factors. Here are the Nixon Peabody attorneys recognized by Chambers Global in 2021:
John P. Beals, Investment Funds: Investor Representation—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.
Roderick N. Devlin, Projects: PPP—Roddy 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, constructing, operating, and maintaining significant infrastructure projects, including in the areas of transportation, social infrastructure, and smart cities.
Andrew P. Loewinger, Franchising—Andrew helps 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 franchisors on domestic and cross-border transactions. He represents franchisors throughout their lifecycle, from start-ups to middle-market companies or mature global enterprises. He negotiates complex franchise, licensing, and distribution transactions in the U.S. and in many other countries around the world. He also counsels clients across industries on system restructuring and brand expansion.
Henry J. H. Wheare, Intellectual Property—Henry’s practice in Hong Kong spans many decades covering all areas of intellectual property across many industries and technologies. He represents global clients in China and across Asia and is especially well known for dispute resolution and IP rights management work with a broad understanding of patents, copyright, brand protection, anti-trust, and regulatory matters.