Representative Client List

Bill Gelnaw, Co-Managing Partner,

 John Nadas, Chairman and

Charles Cheever, Co-Managing Partner

  • Choate has received a perfect score for the seventh consecutive year on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). Read more...

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    Of the 200 most successful US firms, Choate ranks 8th for Value/Lawyer

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    Over one-third of equity partners and majority of practice areas recognized for excellence.

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    Choate ranked No. 1 in The American Lawyer’s 2016 Summer Associate satisfaction survey with perfect scores in each of the nine rating metrics for the third consecutive year.  Summer associates said they were involved in interesting work, performed “real’ work, received exceptional training and guidance and interacted positively with partners and full-time associates.  Choate also earned top scores for communication, accurately portraying itself during the interview process and for the associates’ interest in working there if they were offered a position. Overall, associates unanimously voted Choate as a top place to work.


blue chip clients 

Below is a selected list of the firm's clients:

Bank of America
BV Investment Partners              
EMC Corporation
Forrester Research
Harvard University
John Hancock
Liberty Mutual
Merck & Co., Inc.
Momenta Pharmaceuticals
NV Energy
Riverside Partners
Spectrum Equity
Summit Partners
Swiss Re
The Hartford
Wells Fargo


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