Foley Hoag M&A, Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds Practices Recognized by IFLR1000

Nine Attorneys Individually Recognized

November 12, 2019

Foley Hoag LLP has once again earned a Tier 1 ranking in the Massachusetts/M&A category in the 2020 edition of IFLR1000 United States, a directory compiled by IFLR1000. The firm was also regarded for its hedge funds and private equity funds practices at the “Other Notable” level.

For the third consecutive year, IFLR1000 continues to include Foley Hoag in its ranking directories, acknowledging distinguished individuals and practice areas.

M&A Practice Group Co-Chairs Alexander J. Aber, Joseph J. Basile and Peter Rosenblum were ranked as "Highly Regarded" M&A practitioners in the Massachusetts/M&A category.

Debt Finance Practice Co-Chair Thomas Draper was named a “Highly Regarded” practitioner in the Banking category. Partners Robert Birnbaum, Frédéric Cohen, Meredith Haviland, Erin Klein and James Smith were all recognized as "Notable Practitioners" – lawyers who have advised on one or more deals featured in IFLR1000 Deal Data.

IFLR1000 is the guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms. It produces law firm and lawyer rankings categorized by practice area and jurisdiction. Rankings are based on three key criteria: transactional evidence, peer feedback and client feedback.

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