Wyrick Robbins is pleased to announce its ranking as a leading North Carolina firm for the Corporate/M&A and Commercial Litigation practices in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA. Chambers USA ranks the top lawyers and law firms across the United States based on in-depth market analysis and independent research conducted by their experienced team of researchers.
In its twelfth consecutive year ranked, the firm was noted as an “expert boutique” with respect to its Corporate/M&A practice, providing “an excellent platform for entrepreneurs, emerging businesses and private equity and venture capital firms across the full startup spectrum.” The practice is known for “providing highly rated services in formation, investment, capital markets, and M&A work.”
Sources also told Chambers the firm has “a very robust and well-respected corporate practice,” and that the firm is “absolutely number one for biomedical startup work.”
Commercial Litigation Highlights
Chambers research noted that the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice “demonstrates considerable abilities across a wide range of litigation for corporate clients,” noting particular strength in the healthcare and environmental industries, in addition to employment, securities, and general business litigation.
One source emphasized the practice’s dedication to responsiveness, saying, “We rely on Wyrick’s depth of capabilities and it excels in meeting our service standards.”
In addition to the firm’s Corporate/M&A and Litigation rankings, Chambers recognized the following attorneys:
- Frank Kirschbaum – Healthcare
Ranked as a practitioner in the Healthcare space, Chambers notes that Frank comes “particularly recommended for his expert CON practice” in addition to an array of regulatory matters such as Medicare issues and Stark Law compliance.
- Don Reynolds – Corporate/M&A
Chambers commentary notes Don’s “excellent reputation” in providing counsel to clients from seed funding to IPO and that “he is held in particularly high esteem for his abilities in securities offerings, as well as SEC reporting matters.”
- Larry Robbins – Corporate/M&A
Ranked at the highest level, Chambers calls Larry a “first port of call” for clients in the startup and emerging companies space, noting he acts on behalf of both companies and investors. One source told Chambers, “He is one of the deans of corporate practice in North Carolina.”
- Lee Whitman – Healthcare
Lee, also ranked at the highest level, is noted for his “practice in healthcare litigation involving Certificate of Need and the process of awarding contracts, as well as matters concerning healthcare devices.”