As seen in the May 13, 2019, INCOMPAS eNewsletter.
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Q: Please tell us about your company history.
Founded in 1873, Morgan Lewis stands on the shoulders of nearly 150 years of achievement, but we never rest on our reputation.
We approach every representation with an equal commitment to first understanding, and then efficiently and effectively advancing, the interests of our clients and arriving at the best results. If a client has a question, we’ll immediately find the person in our global network with the answer. If there’s a shift in the legal landscape, we’re on top of it, and our clients will be too.
Q: Who are the firm’s top executives and what work do they do in our industry?
Our team of more than 2,200 lawyers and specialists provides comprehensive corporate, transactional, litigation and regulatory services in major industries, including in telecommunications, media, and technology; energy, financial services, healthcare, life sciences, retail and ecommerce, sports, and transportation. We focus on both immediate and long-term goals with our clients, helping them address and anticipate challenges across vast and rapidly changing landscapes.
Q: Where do you provide services?
We provide services in Asia Pacific, the Middle East, North America and Europe.
Q: What types of services do you offer?
We are a global law firm and we provide high-quality regulatory, litigation, corporate, labor and intellectual property legal services to clients across industry sectors and regions around the world.
Q: Who are your target customers?
Morgan Lewis lawyers provide corporate, regulatory, strategic, finance and investment management counsel to a diverse clientele of Fortune 500 companies and public and privately held businesses of all sizes; telecom and media companies; major commercial banks and other financial services institutions; investment banks and other financial advisors; private equity, hedge fund and mutual fund firms; emerging technology and life sciences companies and venture capitalists; energy companies; and management groups.
Q: What are the firm's biggest challenges and how is it overcoming them?
Our biggest challenges are those of our clients and we are in constantly responding to them by seeking collaboration and partnership from our clients.
Q: What sets Morgan Lewis apart from other firms?
At Morgan Lewis, we work in collaboration around the world—always ready to respond to the needs of our clients and craft powerful solutions for them. From our offices in strategic hubs of commerce, law and government across North America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, we work with clients ranging from established, global Fortune 100 companies to enterprising startups.
Q: How is the evolving communications marketplace impacting the firm’s business model?
We are currently evolving along with the marketplace.
Q: How has the firm been growing?
We are a global firm that is constantly adding new services and clients.
Q: Describe your relationship with INCOMPAS. How long have you been a member? Why did you decide to join the association?
Morgan Lewis has been a member of INCOMPAS for many years and we are very happy with our membership and our growing network thanks to it.
Q: How have you benefited from INCOMPAS membership?
It helps grow our network and our strategic partners in the telecommunications industry.