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Nutter Ranked by IFLR1000 as a Leading M&A Law Firm

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Nutter has been selected as a top law firm in the 2023 edition of the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) 1000, an annual guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms. Nutter earned recognition in the M&A category for Massachusetts.

Clients praised Nutter in the guide, noting, Nutter “can go head to head with attorneys on the other side…anticipated their next steps and provided us with very good strategic and tactical advice” and “Listened to our goals for the M&A and drove the deal to meet those goals and in our favor as much as possible." Shannon Zollo was lauded as an "expert level deal maker and negotiator...He provided counsel in a thoughtful, strategic manner." Sources also described Meghan Kelly as being "super accurate" and having "high attention to every detail" while Josh French was praised as “high-availability, even when not primary on a deal is able to step in and knows everything about it.”  

IFLR1000 is the only international legal directory dedicated to ranking law firms and lawyers based on financial and corporate transactional work. The guide ranks firms based on three criteria: transactional evidence, peer feedback, and client feedback.

Chaired by Shannon Zollo, Nutter’s M&A practice represents national and global corporations, publicly traded and privately-held companies, private equity firms, nonprofit institutions, and family-owned businesses in a wide variety of domestic and cross-border transactions, ranging from lower middle-market transactions to multibillion dollar deals. Nutter attorneys have extensive experience in advising both strategic and financial buyers and sellers in the full range of transactions, including private equity recapitalizations, platform acquisitions, add-on acquisitions, and all forms of liquidity events. Nutter routinely handles significant transactions in every major industry sector, including banking and financial services, manufacturing, information and technology, life sciences, medical devices, food and beverage, real estate, and professional services.

Click to view Nutter’s ranking in the IFLR1000.

About Nutter
Nutter is a Boston-based law firm that provides legal counsel to industry-leading companies, early stage entrepreneurs, institutions, foundations, and families, across the country and around the world. The firm’s business and finance, intellectual property, litigation, real estate and land use, labor and employment, tax, and trusts and estates practices are national in scope. The firm was co-founded in 1879 by former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis, before his appointment to the Court. For more information, please visit and follow the firm on LinkedIn.

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