Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has been ranked second by Global Investigations Review in its annual GIR 30 rankings which recognizes the world’s leading investigation practices.
Now in its seventh year, the GIR 30 provides a guide to the top 30 global firms to turn to during the lifecycle of an investigation and its aftermath. Based on extensive research, it lists the law firms and investigations consultancies from around the world best able to handle sophisticated cross-border government-led and internal investigations and related settlement negotiations or prosecutions of corporates and individuals.
In ranking Debevoise, GIR cites the firm’s “continued ability take on a host of high-profile and complex matters across jurisdictions” and pays tribute to the investigations team for having “some of the most experienced former government officials in private practice” and “an abundance of prosecutorial experience.” GIR also accredits the firm’s successful track record in representing clients in FCPA matters, noting that “[its] pedigree in the FCPA space is second to none.”
Debevoise’s preeminent White Collar and Regulatory Defense Group excels in high-profile, complex representations for clients facing corporate crises. The team’s experience includes defending against criminal prosecutions and civil enforcement actions, securities related litigation, conducting internal investigations, negotiating complex global settlements, and facilitating cooperation with government regulators. The team also routinely counsels clients regarding preventive measures, compliance programs and the collateral consequences of criminal proceedings.