Morgan Lewis Bockius

3000 Two Logan Square
Eighteenth and Arch Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19103-2799
Phone: 215.981.4000
Fax: 215.981.4750
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About the Firm

Morgan Lewis Bockius is a law firm headquartered in Philadelphia, United States. It was founded on Marche 10, 1873. The founders of this firm were Charles Eldridge Morgan, Jr., a veteran of the Civil War and Francis Draper Lewis, who was the son of a cotton merchant. The firm’s fortunes had a positive change when they hired Morris Rex Bockius in 1883. Bockius was the most dominant figure of the firm for the first quarter of the 20th century. Fifteen years after joining the firm he became partner, changing the name of the firm to Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.
One of the firm’s biggest clients initially was the United Gas Improvement Company (UGI). UGI became the largest company of gas and electric utility all across the United States. At present, Morgan Lewis Bockius has about 1,300 lawyers employed in 22 offices all over the world. They specialize in providing clients of all sizes in all the major industries with transactional, labor/employment, litigation, intellectual property and regulatory legal services. Their largest concentration of lawyers is in East Coast states, with over 700 in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and New York combined. Out of the remainder, 70 lawyers are residing in Dallas and Houston combined and another 250 in California.
After the financial meltdown in Wall Street last decade, Morgan Lewis Bokius had to lay off 55 attorneys and another 161 support staff. However, the firm stabilized expediently and currently employees a total of 3,000 professionals. Besides having a wide spread presence in the United States, the firm also has international offices abroad in countries like Beijing, Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Paris and Tokyo.
The lawyers working at Morgan Lewis Bockius include patent agents, regulatory scientists, employee benefits advisors and other professionals. The clientele includes over half of the total Fortune 100 companies. To date, over 2,000 clients have used their services for over 5 years. Morgan Lewis Bockius takes great pride in mentioning that their lawyers as well as support staff is fluent in scores of languages including English, French, Arabic, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Turkish, Chinese (Mandarin), Russian, Hindi, Japanese, Hebrew, Korean, German, Portuguese and Greek.

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Areas of Law

  • Advertising, Consumer Protection, & Privacy
  • Antitrust
  • Business and Finance
  • Climate Change
  • eData
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • FDA and Healthcare
  • Immigration & Nationality Services
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Trade
  • Investment Management
  • Labor & Employment
  • Latin America
  • Life Sciences
  • Litigation
  • Morgan Lewis Resources Workplace Training
  • Personal Law
  • Real Estate
  • Tax
  • Washington Government Relations & Public Policy

Frequently Asked Questions

Q:What can you tell me about the pro bono work of Morgan Lewis Bockius law firm?

A:Morgan Lewis Bockius law firm has over 100 years of experience in the field of pro bono work. It provides free legal service such as litigation and counseling to many underprivileged individuals in need of legal help. On the other hand, the firm has set up various charities and community development projects for the betterment of the society. Over 3% of the firms billable hours are dedicated to pro bono each year.

Q:Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP provides legal services in which key areas of law?

A:Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP has specialized in numerous practice areas. It has dedicated itself to providing expertise legal services to legal issues that fall in the following categories: advertising law, consumer protection law, antitrust law, business and finance law, investment management law, international trade management law, labor and employment law, industries law, life sciences, real estate law, tax law, public policy law, personal law, and workplace law.

Office Location

Morgan Lewis Bockius LLP

3000 Two Logan Square
Eighteenth and Arch Streets
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