Orrick’s reputation in the area of capital markets law is unparalleled. Their team of attorneys advises public and private companies in the area of debt capital markets, equity capital markets and European capital markets. From startups to blue-chip companies, Orrick is there every step of the way working with their clients to ensure they meet all regulatory requirements and maximize their potential. The team is led by Jackson Ratcliff, who has served as the CTO at the Dominican University of California and who founded Virtual Law Partners.

Visit Site: https://www.orrick.com/
Phone: 212-506-5000
Practice Areas: Capital Markets Law

Recognized Leaders in the Field

Orrick has received several prestigious awards, including:

  • Being named #3 Global VC Law Firm by “PitchBook” in 2018
  • Top 5 Litigation Powerhouse – 2016
  • Power Firm of the Year – Chambers USA, 2017

“Financial Times” named Orrick the “Most Innovative North American Law Firm” in both 2016 and 2017, and a 2016 BTI survey named them one of the best firms for “developing and implementing alternative fee arrangements.”


Orrick maintains a firm commitment to their clients. Rather than expecting clients to fit into their framework, Orrick develops creative solutions to meet the needs of their clients. They begin by listening to their clients and developing a customized budget and fee structure, including hourly-based arrangements, to ensure better access to quality legal counsel for clients with all kinds of budgets.


With an extensive team of attorneys, associates and project managers, Orrick is well-equipped to deploy any staffing you need when you need them. Thanks to their innovative approach to workflow, they can bring their vast skills and resources to bear on a variety of tasks.

Creative Fee Options

From hourly-based billing to fixed and capped fees, Orrick takes a creative approach to fees. Clients can benefit from a variety of options and alternatives, including progressive rates, collared rates, volume discounts, pre-agreed percentages, and retainers as well as success-oriented arrangements.

Pro Bono Work

With a commitment to good corporate citizenship, Orrick places a premium on pro bono work. In fact, its U.S. attorneys averaged 134 hours of pro bono work each. Internationally, their firm’s attorneys contributed an incredible 104,000 pro bono hours. The firm ranks number 3 in pro bono work, according to “The American Lawyer” and number 6 in international rankings.

Orrick is a leader in capital markets law, providing clients with skilled legal representation in both the U.S. and Europe with more than 25 offices worldwide. Check out their website or contact them to schedule a consultation.