About Nixon Peabody



We see 21st century law as a tool to help shape our clients’ futures.

Our focus is on knowing what is important to our clients now and next so we can foresee obstacles and opportunities in their space and smooth the way. We ensure they are equipped with winning legal strategies as they navigate the exciting and challenging times we live in.

Our ability to do this comes from these working principles:

  • We’re curious and extremely focused on understanding our clients’ businesses and industries.
  • We tap the collective intelligence of Nixon Peabody to deliver the best thinking and create value for our clients throughout the world.
  • We lean forward into the future, together with our clients, to see and prepare for what’s ahead.

Working together, we handle complex challenges in litigation, real estate, corporate law and intellectual property anywhere in the world.

Strength in numbers

  • 1,800 connections made through NP Capital Connector®
  • 1 Chief Innovation Officer
  • 80 Tier 1 U.S. News/Best Lawyers national and metropolitan practices
  • 67 attorneys named a Chambers Leader in their field
  • 100% rating on the HRC Corporate Equality Index
  • 30k+ pro bono hours in 2017
  • 600+ Attorneys

Nixon Peabody Adds Patent Partners in Los Angeles

Law360 | May 24, 2018

This article features the arrival of Los Angeles IP litigation partners Peter Wied and Vincent Yip, who bring years of experience with a variety of Taiwanese and U.S.–based technology clients.

Career Tracker: Lawyers on the Move

Reuters Legal | January 29, 2018

Chicago commercial litigation counsel Edward Washington, a new addition to Nixon Peabody, is mentioned in Reuters Legal’s executive roundup.

Movers & Shakers

The Deal | January 26, 2018

Chicago commercial litigation counsel Edward Washington II’s arrival to the firm is included in this roundup of notable executive moves.

Millennials Want Holacracy in the Workplace

Forbes | January 26, 2018

Nixon Peabody’s Washington DC office is cited as a physical example of the principles of holacracy, an emerging management principle that aims to flatten the organizational structure and democratize workplace decision making.

Chief Judge Lauds New York for Legal Representation of Low-Income People

New York Law Journal | January 25, 2018

Chief Judge of New York Janet DiFiore praised Nixon Peabody for its pro bono work helping people in low-income brackets at the annual meeting of the state bar association on Thursday.

Expiring Restrictions Fuel Anxiety Among Affordable Housing Tenants

Southcoast Today | January 23, 2018

In this article about how affordable housing tenants will be affected by the pending expiration of Massachusetts’ Section 13 Program, Nixon Peabody’s article detailing the program and how property owners can move their units to full market rate is mentioned.

Material Adverse Change Clauses Provide Insight into Transaction Trends

Transactions Advisors | January 17, 2018

The Nixon Peabody 2017 MAC Study, which examines negotiating trends in mergers and acquisitions, is discussed in this article. Nixon Peabody’s M&A Indemnification Survey was also included in this feature.

I-66—Largest greenfield U.S. toll road

Project Finance International | December 19, 2017

Nixon Peabody is mentioned in this article for serving as bond counsel to the private activity bonds issued by the Virginia Small Business Financing Authority.

N.J. senior community undergoes RAD transformation

Affordable Housing Finance | December 18, 2017

Nixon Peabody is mentioned in this article for working with Silver Street Development Corp. to leverage the federal Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program to increase the number of affordable housing units in a New Jersey senior housing community.

Key Findings from 2017 Survey of M&A Indemnification Deal Terms

INSIGHTS | December 01, 2017

Nixon Peabody’s M&A Indemnification Survey is included in this feature.

Dover Indonesian detainee: ‘I am free now’

Foster’s Daily Democrat | November 02, 2017

This article on the release of Indonesian immigrant Terry Rombot, whom immigration officials detained over the summer in New Hampshire, mentions Nixon Peabody for representing the Indonesian immigrants in an ongoing class-action lawsuit.

Engie sparks off-grid light-bulb

Project Finance International | November 01, 2017

In an article on the expansion of off-grid solar power companies in Africa, Nixon Peabody is mentioned for advising PEG Africa in its $13.5M multi-currency syndicated loan.

Bond insurance counsel leaders show resilience

Bond insurance, counsel leaders show resilience | October 17, 2017

This article mentions Nixon Peabody for ranking among the top ten bond counsel in Q3.

Sol Systems monetizes SRECs for first Community solar project in DC

Sol Systems | September 22, 2017

This article is about a partnership between Sol Systems and New Partners Community Solar Corp., a nonprofit founded by Washington DC tax credit finance and syndication partners Jeff Lesk and Herb Stevens, to monetize solar renewable energy credits from the community solar project in DC.

Sol Systems monetizes SRECs for first Community solar project in DC

Sol Systems | September 22, 2017

This article is about a partnership between Sol Systems and New Partners Community Solar Corp., a nonprofit founded by Washington DC tax credit finance and syndication partners Jeff Lesk and Herb Stevens, to monetize solar renewable energy credits from the community solar project in DC.

Inside Nixon Peabody’s sleek Los Angeles office

Officelovin’ | September 19, 2017

This photo feature profiles Nixon Peabody’s Los Angeles office space.

Wake up call: Uber close to hiring a top legal executive, reports say

Bloomberg Law: Big Law Business | September 18, 2017

This news roundup mentions the StartOut Growth Lab, an LGBT startup accelerator based in Nixon Peabody’s San Francisco office.

Wells Fargo creates event spaces for Bay Area nonprofits

San Francisco Business Times | August 21, 2017

This article about Wells Fargo’s new shared workspace for nonprofits mentions how Nixon Peabody’s San Francisco office has also opened its space to nonprofit organizations.

First-half muni issuance was down in the Northeast

The Bond Buyer | August 18, 2017

This coverage notes Nixon Peabody’s jump from ninth to fourth place in Thomson Reuters’ list of top bond counsel for Northeast bond issuance for the first half of 2017.

Etsy headquarters and Veneto, Italy, among winners of Center for Active Design's Excellence Awards

Architectural Digest | August 01, 2017

Nixon Peabody’s Washington DC office is mentioned in this article among the winners of an award that recognizes companies that "use design to foster healthy and engaged activities."

Top Boston law firms to offer free advice to small businesses

Boston Business Journal | July 12, 2017

Nixon Peabody is mentioned in this article for participating in #BizGrowBoston, a daylong forum hosted by large corporate law firms in Boston that features workshops and one-on-one counseling sessions for small businesses.

Kang’s take: How does private equity connect with millennials?

The Wall Street Journal | March 07, 2017

A Nixon Peabody Hot Topics event is mentioned in this article about how private equity firms can unlock the untapped potential of the consumer and retail sector by connecting with millenials and capitalizing on their preferences.

Pitbull, The-Dream, Gallant & music insiders share 2017 predictions

Billboard | January 09, 2017

Los Angeles IP counseling and transactions partner Julian Petty is quoted in this roundup of music industry predictions for 2017. Click here to read the full article.

An open letter to Dr. Ben Carson: Nixon Peabody’s Deborah VanAmerongen shares her thoughts for the next HUD secretary

Affordable Housing Finance | January 04, 2017

In this open letter to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) secretary nominee Dr. Ben Carson, New York City affordable housing strategic policy advisor Deborah VanAmerongen shares her insights on working with HUD and advice for the future.

Cyber hack exposes law firms’ weak spots

The Wall Street Journal | December 29, 2016

This article highlights the most recent cyber attack on major U.S. law firms and how firms are addressing cyber security. Managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher is quoted describing how Nixon Peabody is working to improve data security and training.

Nixon Peabody funds biggest CRE solar panel installation in DC

Bisnow | December 22, 2016

Washington DC office managing partner Jeff Lesk is quoted in this feature story about DC’s first large-scale downtown commercial Community Solar project on the roof of Nixon Peabody’s Washington DC office. This article focuses on the innovation and uniqueness of the NP Solar project. 

Solar Energy Project

WTTG-TV (Washington DC FOX Affiliate) | December 21, 2016

Nixon Peabody is featured in this news segment highlighting the completion of our solar panel installation on the roof of our Washington DC office. This is the first solar project to take commercial rooftops and donate the energy to an affordable housing community.

BigLaw sets the bar for LGBT equality policies

Law360 | December 05, 2016

Nixon Peabody is included in the below articles covering the firm’s 100 percent rating from the Human Rights Campaign, which evaluates companies on policies and benefits that support LGBT employees.

Law firm nets highest Human Rights Campaign rating

Long Island Business News | December 05, 2016

Nixon Peabody is included in the below articles covering the firm’s 100 percent rating from the Human Rights Campaign, which evaluates companies on policies and benefits that support LGBT employees.

New offices in reconsidered spaces

Contract Magazine | October 17, 2016

Nixon Peabody’s Washington DC office is featured as one of three examples of workspaces that are innovative updates within buildings of the modern era.

Five things to know about Andrew I. Glincher

The Boston Globe | May 29, 2016

Managing Partner & CEO Andrew Glincher is featured in this Q&A discussing his management philosophy, the industry and his primary influences.

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