One's mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
A leading international law firm, Milbank has helped shape the legal landscape since its founding in New York City in 1866. Influential industrialists, financiers and entrepreneurs turned to us for the strategies that empowered the economic development of the US and the world. They still do.

Around the world, in industry after industry, Milbank’s outstanding record of making great things happen for clients has earned us consistently high rankings and myriad top awards. Accolades from publications like The American Lawyer, Chambers and International Financial Law Review attest to the firm’s well-deserved reputation.


We strive to attract professionals from different backgrounds who share one important quality - a commitment to excellence. We view the diversity of our people, culture and ideas as not merely an asset, but as a necessity.  The unique perspectives of our lawyers strengthen our ability to deliver superb client service.

Women's Initiative
Milbank women are leaders in the legal profession and community. The Women's Initiative supports and promotes an environment rich with opportunities for our women lawyers to build strong careers and achieve their full potential.
Pro Bono
We believe access to legal counsel, regardless of ability to pay, is a fundamental right of all people.  Our pro bono work stretches back more than a century and reflects the passions, interests and concerns of Milbank attorneys, from redressing human rights violations to bringing safety and security to battered women.
Contact Us
For more information about Milbank, please contact the managing partner at any of our offices.