AWARDS & RANKINGS
- 2014 M&A Advisor “Healthcare/Life Sciences Deal of the Year.” Lawrence & Memorial Corporation’s acquisition of the assets of Rhode Island’s Westerly Hospital and certain affiliated companies. Nixon Peabody served as legal counsel to Lawrence & Memorial Corporation in the matter.
- 2013 Legal 500 U.S. 2013 Directory. Recommended in seven practice areas. 30 lawyers recommended in the Legal 500 United States 2013’s editorial.
- 2013 Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst. Ranked 4th nationally for the number of private equity and venture capital funds that had a final close in 2012 and 14th for the number of private equity and venture capital deals negotiated and closed that year.
- 2013 BTI Litigation Outlook “Most Feared Law Firms” for Litigation Honor Roll. Nixon Peabody is singled out for strength in IP Litigation, Complex Commercial Litigation, Routine Commercial Litigation, and Product Liability Litigation.
- 2013 Managing IP magazine national patent category leader for bio life sciences. Top 15 U.S. law firm for securing “the highest-quality patents” for clients across all industries.
- 2013 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. 61 Nixon Peabody attorneys recognized as leaders in their fields.
- 2013 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings. Awarded top-tier honors in 67 national and metropolitan practices, including Franchise “Law Firm of the Year” for the second year in a row.
- 2012 Thomson Reuters. Public Finance practice ranked as the 8th most active bond counsel in the nation, and the 2nd most active underwriters’ counsel. Also ranked among the most active disclosure counsel.
- 2012 M&A Advisor and the Association for Corporate Growth New York “Middle-Market Deal of the Year” for transactions between $5 and $25 million. Divestiture by Eastman Kodak Company of its Eastman Gelatine subsidiary to Rousselot, a division of VION Food Group. The transaction was also awarded the as “Cross-Border Deal of the Year” for transactions between $5 and $50 million. Nixon Peabody served as legal counsel to Eastman Kodak in the matter.
- 2011 M&A Advisor and the Association for Corporate Growth New York “Middle Market Deal of the Year” in the $100M–$250M range. Majority recapitalization of North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA)’s affiliated practice management company, NAPA Management Services Corporation (NMSC). The transaction was also awarded the “Healthcare and Life Sciences Deal of the Year.” Nixon Peabody served as legal counsel to NAPA and NMSC in the matter.
- 2011 San Francisco Business Times “Deals of the Year.” Recognized for our role in two of Martin Building Co.’s projects. Nixon Peabody served as Martin Building’s legal counsel for both projects.
- 2011 American Lawyer “Dealmakers of the Year” Partners Lori Green and Bill recognized for their work on the CapX 2020 Utilities transactions.
- 2011 Bond Buyer “Northeast Regional Deal of the Year” and “Deal of the Year.” Commonwealth of Massachusetts billion-dollar accelerated bridge program.
- 2013 Chambers: Women in Law—Most Innovative Gender Initiative award. Nixon Peabody honored as a finalist.
- 2013 Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. Highest rating (100%) on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) equality in corporate America. Also named to the HRC’s 2013 “Best Places to Work For (LGBT) Equality” list.
- Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) Gold Standard Certification Award.
- A Better City (ABC). Recognized as a sustainability leader.
- Computerworld. Acknowledged as one of the top 12 green information technology organizations.
- Work Life Matters magazine. Named among the “Top Companies for LGBT Equality” by in recognition of the firm’s diversity programs and initiatives.
- 2012 Vault “Top 100 Firms for Diversity.”
- Boston Business Journal “2011 Leaders in Diversity Awards.” Recognized for our leadership in promoting inclusiveness and economic opportunity. Our Diversity Challenge was a winner in the “Workforce Diversity Initiative” category.
- The Rosoff Awards “Diversity Initiative: Internal.” Recognized for our firmwide “Diversity Challenge” program.
- 2011 MultiCultural Law magazine “Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity” and “Top 100 Law Firms for Women.”