Vedder Price wins equipment finance award


For the second year in a row, ‘US News – Best Lawyers’ has named Vedder Price “Law Firm of the Year” for Equipment Finance in its annual “Best Law Firms” rankings. Only one firm in each of 87 practice areas can obtain the prestigious title.

Dean Gerber, chair of Vedder Price’s Global Transportation Finance team, says: “We are thrilled to receive recognition as ‘Law Firm of the Year’ for our equipment finance practice for the second year in a row.”

“The team has worked diligently to provide high-quality legal guidance to our clients in the aviation, rail and maritime industries in line with Vedder Price’s overall expectation of delivering responsive, results-oriented services,” adds Gerber.

The awards are based on the collection of evaluations from clients, peer reviews and the review of additional information provided by law firms during a formal submission process.

Vedder Price was founded in 1952 with a long-term relationships with its clients, many of whom have been with the firm since its founding. Like other international law firms, Vedder Price hired specialist business jet lawyers in 2011. The firm now claims to have “one of the largest and most experienced Business Aircraft Finance practices in the world.”

With approximately 300 attorneys – including David Hernandez and Edward Gross – Vedder Price serves clients of all sizes and in virtually all industries from offices in Chicago, New York, Washington, DC, London and San Francisco.

Additionally, Vedder Price has been named a national best law firm in 15 other practice areas.

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