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Nixon Peabody LLP

33 National Rankings & 119 Metro Rankings | Website

Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provide them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.

Venture Capital Law

I rate Nixon Peabody as excellent. David Martland, senior partner, is a go-to lawyer on private equity investments. In addition to having incomparable technical skills, he is a polished negotiator, has good business acumen and a calm temperament, which is very reassuring amidst tense exchanges with counterparties. David has the knack of putting complex legal issues in simple terms and prioritizing issues which facilitates decision-making. We are very privileged to have David as our business adviser.

Mae Choo Sime Darby Ventures

Corporate Law

I rate Nixon Peabody as excellent. In terms of knowledge, responsiveness and cost-effectiveness, I would highly recommend the firm and, in particular, the Boston office.

Mae Choo Sime Darby Ventures

Real Estate Law

Nixon Peabody's Affordable Housing practice combines the highest level of technical expertise, policy understanding, transactional force and efficiency.

Adam Hellegers L&M Development Partners

Employment Law - Management

I had a very positive experience with Nixon Peabody. The were cost effective with a high level of experience and knowledge. Nixon Peabody is a great partner to have in managing the ongoing issues around labor from both a proactive and reactive perspective (when needed).

Adrian Grundy Granite City Electric Supply Company

Labor Law - Management

Very positive. Cost effective with high level of experience and knowledge. A great partner to have in managing the ongoing issues around labor from both a proactive and reactive perspective when needed. I have partnered with Nixon Peabody for over 10 years and consider them one of the best in the business.

Adrian Grundy Granite City Electric Supply Company

Commercial Litigation

The litigation team at Nixon Peabody is world-class. They are highly engaged and focused on achieving maximum results. They understand the intersection of law and public policy like few others.

Alex Walker Catholic Medical Center

Patent Law

I have been nothing short of thrilled with the patent work Nixon Peabody has done for our company. Their work product is excellent, Their communication is the best I have ever experienced with a law firm, fees are reasonable, and the entire team of attorneys and professionals who has worked on our large portfolio has been relentless about client success and client satisfaction.

Health Care Law

Having worked with Philip Rosenberg at Nixon Peabody over the past 4 years, I have found Mr. Rosenberg to be highly knowledgeable and responsive to our Health Care Law questions and needs. He is extremely organized and conscientious. Projects and issues are reviewed and discussed on a regular basis. He is available at all times and has a keen understanding of our organization's business and concerns. I have referred various individuals and agencies to Nixon Peabody, in particular to Philip Rosenberg.

Allen Hymowitz Preferred Home Care of New York

Franchise Law

I've used Nixon Peabody for more than 10 years on both domestic and international franchise matters ranging from transactions to litigation. Kendal Tyre, the relationship partner for our account, is responsive and thorough. Nixon Peabody's work is stellar and cost-competitive.

Andra Terrell Cajun Operating company d/b/a Church's Chicken

Litigation - Banking & Finance

Nixon Peabody has been tremendous for me in both litigation excellence as well as Employment Law from their NYC office.

Barry Carroll Private Consultancy

Patent Law

Nixon Peabody's David Crosby is a highly skilled patent attorney with a strong engineering background. His insights into the development of a complex medical device helped my company create a very strong fence around our technologies. His mind is very strategic in addition to the practical knowledge he brings as a patent attorney, serving as a patent strategy consultant as well as counselor.

Brian Meltzer Adare Pharmaceuticals

Environmental Law

Nixon Peabody has excellent knowledge of all areas of environmental law.

Marvin Lebovits Lake Street Development Partners LLC

Trusts & Estates Law

Nixon Peabody provides excellent service with Estate Planning, They have also had great trust usage and tax preparation over several decades.

Bruce Bates Retired - Morgan Stanley

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Nixon Peabody has represented me in a variety of Intellectual Property matters for the last seven years

Corporate Law

I engage law firms in 26 countries. Nixon Peabody has provided the best customer experience in Corporate Law of all the firms I use. In particular, Matthew Grazier from the LA office and John Partigan from the DC office have taken the time to understand our business and provide us with excellent legal advice which is focused on what is best for our business.

Catherine Gardner UST Global

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Nixon Peabody's Chicago office has broad and deep IP lititgation experience. The provide large firm service at fair prices and lots of client attention.

Employment Law - Management

Nixon Peabody provides excellent and timely handling of employment law matters. Thier advice is extremely valuable in successfully addressing legal matters and ensuring the best outcome and lowering risk to our organization. Nixon Peabody's staff is courteous, professional, and a pleasure to work with.

Cathy Woodward Brookhaven at Lexington

Litigation - Labor & Employment

I have been very pleased with the support I have received from Nixon Peabody. David Rosenthal is my primary contact and is very pleasant and effective to work with. I have also had good experiences with his colleagues Steve Jones (NY) and Marjorie Fochtman (SF), and Erika Collins (Boston).

Land Use & Zoning Law

Nixon Peabody does excellent work regarding zoning and land use.

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Nixon Peabody has excellent representation regarding land use litigation and environmental litigation.

Corporate Law

Nixon Peabody does exceptional work in connection with construction financing.

Patent Law

The Boston patent group of Nixon Peabody has been an incredible partner to our start-up technology company. Our lead counsel, David Crosby, is as invested in our success as we are. We have a relatively large portfolio that includes in-licensed patents from several licensors, and David stays on top of all of it. He helps us to think strategically about our filings. The entire team, which involves the Chicago office as well, is responsive, dedicated, thorough, and a pleasure to work with.

Litigation - ERISA

Chuck Dyke of Nixon Peabody is the best litigator I have worked with. He is particularly strong in litigation strategy, digging into the details, responding in a timely fashion, keeping us informed, as well as arguing the case well and achieving great results. I have already recommended him to others.

Labor Law - Management

The team at Nixon Peabody handled a very complex matter before the NLRB.

Litigation - Labor & Employment

The team at Nixon Peabody has handled a complex FLSA class action. They provide top-notch expertise at very reasonable rates.

Real Estate Law

I have worked with dozens of large law firms when I was an investment banker at GS/Archon/Whitehall and found Nixon Peabody to be the the best by far in each category being evaluated here. I still find the same true 20+ years later. The firm has excellent leadership with Andrew Glincher and the group provides excellent service, advice and value for money. Our firms still employ multiple law firms, but Nixon Peabody is our "go to" counsel.

Fitzhugh (Fitz) Lee Green Source Energy LLC

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Nixon Peabody brings together high-end legal skills and a deep knowledge of the technical and regulatory matters, which warrant added value support and advice with respect to product liability matters. Brian Dalrymple is the perfect illustration of this combination of skills and knowledge in the field of aeronautics. The pragmatic approach of issues and team dedication is an asset for the law firm and its clients.

Health Care Law

My not-for profit agency has worked with attorneys from Nixon Peabody in areas such as modifying corporate structure, Medicaid and Medicare Law, litigation, and negotiation with state government departments. The service that we have received from Nixon Peabody has been uniformly excellent. Attorneys are knowledgeable and responsive, generating in us the highest level of confidence in their opinions and advice. They have evinced a thorough understanding of my not-for-profit business.

Tom Hopkins EPIC Long Island

Commercial Litigation

Nixon Peabody took on what had been described by politicians and other attorneys as "an unwinnable" case. It has taken nearly a decade, but they have been successful at each step along the way winning a $110 million class-action lawsuit that has returned nearly 99% of the funds to the rightful owners or their heirs. They have assisted we plaintiffs in finding those individuals and in transferring funds to the heirs in seven countries around the world and 45 states within the USA.

Trusts & Estates Law

I have referred business many times over my years in the Trust & Estates field to Nixon Peabody. Stephanie Seiffert is a name well known and respected in our community. She is always very responsive, caring and diligent. Any client that I have referred has appreciated the service that Stephanie provides.

Health Care Law

We have the highest regard for the team at Nixon Peabody. They bring a high level of expertise and understanding of current issues and topics to every deal. They are able to bring significant perspective given they work with each of borrower, bank and underwriter in the world of public finance.

Litigation - Banking & Finance

Nixon Peabody is excellent.

Litigation - Labor & Employment

Nixon Peabody is an excellent firm in every respect.

Environmental Law

Nixon Peabody has provided top-notch advice and counsel relating to environmental permitting issues in Massachusetts. Don Cooper who provided the services is an exceptional attorney who is an expert in the field of environmental regulation.

James Dixon Consolidated Edison Development, Inc.

Health Care Law

Nixon Peabody has a number of attorneys who not only have a broad range of expertise in the legal aspects of a project, but also understand and appreciate the realities that drive a corporate client's world. The attorneys with whom we work know the technical aspects and nuances of the law and regulatory processes, but are also extremely capable in communicating these elements in the context of our company to senior management.

Health Care Law

Nixon Peabody has an outstanding health law practice. They provide valuable and practical advice, and have a number of lawyers with specialized expertise in a variety of different areas of health law. I very much enjoy working with Laurie Cohen and Lindsay Maleson.

Steven Klein UVMHN

Real Estate Law

Nixon Peabody's Real Estate, Land Use, and Tax practices are have some of the smartest and most talented lawyers anywhere. From Nixon Peabody's senior partners to its junior associates and paralegals, its team members are thoughtful and analytical and have some of the deepest knowledge and expertise in their respective fields.

Jason Korb Capstone Communities

Employment Law - Management

Nixon Peabody has been working with us in various capacities since our founding in 2006. Most of our US employees are in MA and CA, and it been useful to have a firm that covers both jurisdictions and has provided good service over time.

Stephen Reynolds Sensata Technologies, Inc.

Franchise Law

I've used Nixon Peabody for matters ranging from international trademarks to European Union regulatory concerns. The firm in general and Steven Feirman in particular are tremendous and I cannot endorse them enough.

Seamus Ryan The Alternative Board International

Health Care Law

Nixon Peabody has excellent solutions oriented counsel. They have deep bench strength in Academic Medicine area. Our long-term relationship has been outstanding.

Robert Azar Norton Healthcare

Real Estate Law

Nixon Peabody has a well-rounded group of practitioners who provide a full suite of legal and advisory services. The partners who service our portfolio are attentive, always available and very knowledgeable.

Rick Gropper Camber Property Group

Trusts & Estates Law

My family has used the services of the trust department at Nixon Peabody for about 80 years. The lawyers, investment managers, tax accountants, and support staff have all been thorough, prompt, and professional in the delivery of their services and responses to our requests or unique situations.

Employment Law - Management

Chris Gegwich at Nixon Peabody has handled numerous complex matters with great skill and sensitivity. He listens and is understanding of the school's culture and how such matters might influence others. He is a zealous but deliberate advocate on behalf of the school's interests. He is thorough, responsive, thoughtful, and principled. He has earned our trust.