Davis Polk is one of the world’s premier law firms. Known for our skillful work in highly complex matters that are critical to our clients, we offer unrivaled breadth and excellence across all our practices and specialties. Our clients, many of them industry and global leaders, rely on the exceptional, collaborative service we deliver through our nine offices worldwide.
Ranked among the small handful of leading firms worldwide across our entire practice, covering such areas as capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, credit, insolvency and restructuring, investment management, tax and litigation.
Approximately 750 lawyers in nine offices located in key business centers around the world.
Lockstep compensation structure ensures that lawyers work together across the practice and devote all necessary firm resources to client matters with no internal quarreling over business origination credit or fees.
Awards and Recognition
Davis Polk was lead counsel on nine transactions that were named 2010 “Deals of the Year” by International Financing Review.
Davis Polk has consistently ranked among the leading U.S. law firms in a Corporate Counsel survey in which Fortune 250 law departments were asked to name the firms they rely on most in corporate transactions.
More than three-quarters of our corporate partners were listed as “Leaders in Their Field” in either Chambers Global 2010 or Chambers USA 2010.
Davis Polk ranked 2nd for its innovation in post-financial crisis work in the 2010 Financial Times “U.S. Innovative Lawyers” special report.
Davis Polk routinely ranks among the top firms in The American Lawyer’s “A-List” rankings of U.S. law firms, which ranks firms based upon their revenue per lawyer, pro bono activities, associate satisfaction and lawyer diversity.