Mergers & Acquisitions

Consistently ranked among the leading M&A firms, Debevoise is one of the handful of true advisors of choice to the world’s leading corporations, financial institutions and private equity firms.

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Ranked as a leading law firm for global-wide capabilities in Corporate/M&A. Also ranked as a leading firm in the U.S.

Chambers Global

The lawyers at Debevoise & Plimpton are very practical and focused on solving the problem. They’re not just smart, they’re wicked smart.

The breadth of the Debevoise team is excellent.

The team is very sophisticated on complex negotiations and run an unimpeachable process. 

Debevoise provides insightful, strategic and highly value-added advice, and is a true partner to us, fully integrating into our team and working seamlessly on transactions.

They are always abreast of the market…they are extremely agile and very responsive; our board has complete confidence in them.

They are truly advisers and really a part of our team when it comes to thinking about an investment, knowing what the risks are and knowing how to navigate those risks.

The firm is “phenomenal” and has “the horsepower, expertise, knowledge and bandwidth to handle deals.

Chambers USA

Debevoise have a very strong ability to handle complex and sophisticated issues, giving creative and timely solutions to all the challenges that arise in an M&A deal.

Chambers Global

Ranked as a leading firm in the United States for M&A.


M&A Practice Group of the Year

Law360, 2021

Regularly named to Law360’s “Rising Stars” and “MVPs” lists, including Chris Anthony, Andrew Bab, Jennifer Chu, Michael Diz, Uri Herzberg, Kevin Rinker and Kevin Schmidt.

Law360, 2013-2021

User-friendly attorneys who are both book-smart and street-smart.

Debevoise provides an “outstanding service” and is a “top firm with top people who are very capable of handling the largest, most complex transactions.”

The Legal 500 US

Jon Levitsky (Discovery), Paul S. Bird (HD Supply), Jeffrey Rosen (Alltel, Discovery, International Paper Timberlands, NBC – Vivendi Universal), James Scoville (China Life Insurance) and John Vasily (AIG dispositions) named “Dealmakers of the Year”

The American Lawyer, 2006-2022

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