The 2010 International Legal Alliance Awards has recognized Weil, Gotshal & Manges with two awards at its annual event designating the best independent law firms for 28 categories from their domestic markets and countries.. Weil's Technology and IP Transactions practice group received the Silver Award for "Best USA Law Firm IP/IT," and the firm's Corporate/M&A practice group was accorded the Silver Award for "Best USA Law Firm Corporate/M&A".
The award summit was organized by Leaders League, an independent information provider with offices in Paris and New York, in conjunction with Practical Law Company, the Association of Corporate Counsel (Europe), the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association, the Licensing Executive Society, the European Company Lawyers Association, the European Lawyer, Magazine Decideurs, the International Council of Jurists, Global Turnaround, All India Bar Association, Global Turnaround and INSOL Europe.
Weil partners Jeffrey Klein and Gary Friedman were included among the "100 Most Powerful Employment Attorneys in America for 2010" by Human Resource Executive magazine. The elite list was prepared exclusively for the magazine by Lawdragon, anetworking site for lawyers and clients. This year represents the first time that Weil has placed multiple lawyers in the rankings.