Davis Polk was named “Law Firm of the Year” for both Bankruptcy and Capital Markets at the 2022 Chambers USA Awards. The awards reflect preeminence in key practice areas and recognize notable achievements over the past year, including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service.

Chambers recognized the firm as “a longstanding bankruptcy heavyweight with experience in foremost multijurisdictional matters,” noting that Davis Polk’s lawyers “are routinely engaged to advise on the market’s most sophisticated in- and out-of-court restructurings, and are utilized by a number of prominent creditor and debtor clients.” A client highlights that “it is the most responsive and service-oriented legal team I have ever worked with.”

Davis Polk was also recognized as a “powerhouse” in capital markets. Chambers notes, “Offering a blue-ribbon service, the firm is premier choice for clients across the space. Regularly acting for leading corporates and Wall Street institutions, Davis Polk seamlessly handles both debt and equity transactions. The firm consistently leads on the market’s most prolific IPOs, as well as on transactions involving SPACs. The strong practice is complimented by a wide range of expertise, with knowledge that spans derivatives, structured products, convertible, and high yield debt.” Chambers notes that sources praise to the firm’s “top-class advice” and the “24/7 access to a wealth of subject matter experts.”

The awards were presented on May 26, 2022.