RCCB Earns Top Rankings in 2024 Chambers USA Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers and Law Firms

Firm News
, Chambers and Partners
, June 6, 2024

Royer Cooper Cohen Braunfeld (RCCB) has been ranked for the fourth consecutive year in the 2024 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for its Corporate/M&A & Private Equity work in Pennsylvania: Philadelphia & Surrounds. Additionally, we have been ranked for the first time in the Chambers USA rankings for our work in Banking & Finance in Pennsylvania: Philadelphia & Surrounds.

We are also pleased to announce that Executive Partner and Founder Neil A. Cooper joins the rankings for the first year for his work in Corporate/M&A & Private Equity in Pennsylvania: Philadelphia & Surrounds. Corporate & Business Chair David Gitlin and Managing Partner and Founder John E. Royer, Jr. return to the guide for their work in Corporate/M&A & Private Equity in Pennsylvania: Philadelphia & Surrounds. Counsel Nancy Rubner Frandsen returns to the guide as a leading lawyer in Intellectual Property in Pennsylvania, and Cannabis Co-Chair Neil M. Willner is recognized once again as an 'Associate to Watch' for Nationwide Cannabis Law: Eastern United States. Visit our 2024 rankings on Chambers USA


Corporate/M&A & Private Equity 

  • David Gitlin:  recognized 17 years
  • John E. Royer, Jr.:  recognized 4 years
  • Neil A. Cooper:  first-year recognition

Intellectual Property 

  • Nancy Rubner Frandsen:  recognized 18 years

Cannabis Law

  • Neil M. Willner:  recognized 3 years


  • Corporate/M&A & Private Equity:  recognized 4 years
  • Banking & Finance:  first-year recognition


David Gitlin, John E. Royer, Jr., and Neil A. Cooper - Corporate/M&A & Private Equity

David, John, and Neil are recognized for their leadership and excellence in Corporate/M&A & Private Equity. Their combined experience and strategic insights have consistently delivered outstanding results for our clients, solidifying our firm's reputation as a leader in this field.

Nancy Rubner Frandsen - Intellectual Property

Recognized in the Intellectual Property category, Nancy continues to provide exceptional counsel in protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights. Her expertise encompasses a broad spectrum of IP issues, making her an invaluable resource for our clients.

Neil M. Willner - Cannabis Law

Neil, Co-chair of our Cannabis practice, continues to be recognized for his pioneering work in the cannabis industry. His expertise in navigating the complex regulatory environment and his strategic guidance have been instrumental for clients seeking to capitalize on opportunities in this rapidly evolving market.


Corporate/M&A & Private Equity

Our Corporate & Business practice serves as lead counsel to clients on merger and acquisition transactions ranging from several hundred thousand dollars to several hundred million dollars. We represent buyers and sellers (both private and public), investors, boards of directors, management teams, lenders, and investment banks in various M&A and other fundamental transactions. Our team's experience in structuring complex deals and understanding market dynamics makes us a trusted advisor in the industry.

Banking & Finance

RCCB's Banking & Financial Services practice represents a diverse array of financial service providers, including banks and their holding companies, credit unions, mortgage lenders, equipment lessors, specialty finance companies, non-bank private lenders (such as private equity funds, hedge funds, and family offices), investment banks, lenders, and servicers in the commercial real estate industry, and insurers. Our attorneys are skilled in handling a wide range of financing transactions, providing clients with insightful and practical legal solutions.

Chambers and Partners is an independent research company operating across 200 jurisdictions delivering detailed rankings and insights into the world’s leading lawyers. Based in London, the guide ranks leading U.S. firms and lawyers based on in-depth research and interviews with lawyers’ clients and peers. The publication is a leading legal directory, ranking the top lawyers and law firms across the U.S.


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