Jones Day's Labor & Employment Practice ranked Tier 1 Practice by Chambers, The Legal 500, Law 360, and U.S. News & World Report

Jones Day's Labor & Employment Practice is widely recognized for the breadth of its knowledge and experience as well as the strength of its multi-disciplinary and multi-office teams around the globe, with more than 150 counselors and litigators, located in offices throughout the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Chambers USA
Ranked National Band 1 Labor & Employment Practice for the 14th year in a row (2020)

Chambers quotes sources praising our nationwide practice stating: "I have been extremely impressed," comments a client, explaining: "It is a top-tier firm; the quality of work is exceptional, and the customer service level and responsiveness are second to none."; and "They are very good communicators and stay close to their clients. They get to know their clients well to help with their specific needs."; in addition: "They are an excellent team; my go-to for extremely complex matters. The firm stands out for the quality of the individual attorneys and the breadth of its resources, meaning lawyers with deep expertise in really niche areas can come together to achieve great results." Chambers USA (2020)

Awarded #1 Labor Practice in the United States (2018, 2017, 2014)

"Jones Day's first-rate Labor & Employment department continues to be a go-to destination for high-profile clients, including major blue-chip companies. The team's excellence in wage and hour disputes and sex and age discrimination cases is noted by clients and other market sources." Chambers USA Awards (2018)

Jones Day is the only law firm to win in the Chambers USA Awards Labor & Employment category for three different years, and the only firm to win for two consecutive years. (2018, 2017, 2014)

The Legal 500 US

- Highest Recommendation for Labor & Employment Disputes (including collective actions): Defense for the 13th straight year (2020)
- Highest Recommendation for Labor Management Relations (2020)
- Recommended for ERISA Litigation (2020)
- Recommended for Workplace and Employment Counseling (2020)

The Legal 500 US quotes clients who say "The
team at Jones Day is appreciated for its tremendous experience in all aspects of employment law and related disputes, particularly in high-level and high-stakes matters"; "The 'smart, creative and responsive' practice is led by "joint practice heads Michael Gray, who knows employment policies and disciplinary actions well, and discrimination-specialist Matthew Lampe".  The Legal 500 US (2019)

Awarded "Labor and Employment: Litigation Team of the Year" (2015)

"Jones Day has an impressive practice strength across the whole of the US. What particularly sets it apart is the range of work handled, from large wage and hour class actions to truly stellar work before the US Supreme Court, such as the recent Sandifer et al v United States Steel Corporation. The firm was repeatedly described as 'outstanding' by clients." The Legal 500 US Awards (2015)

Law 360
- Practice Group of the Year (2020, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010)
- Employment MVP of the Year: Michael J. Gray (2017)
- Employment MVP of the Year: Matthew W. Lampe (2017)

BTI Litigation Outlook
Named "Employment Powerhouse" and "go to" practice for "complex employment litigation matters" (2019, 2018, 2017)

Human Resource Executive magazine and Lawdragon (2019)
- Five Partners named among the Top 100 Most Powerful Employment Lawyers in the U.S.
- Three Partners named among the Top 20 Lawyers in Traditional Labor & Employment Law
- Three Partners named among the Top 40 Up and Comers in Employment Law
- One Partners a member of Lawdragon Employment Lawyers Hall of Fame

Chambers Global (2020)
- Recognized for Labor & Employment: United States (Band 1)

Chambers Europe (2020)
- Recognized for Employment: Belgium, France, and Netherlands

Chambers UK (2020)
- Recognized for Employment: United Kingdom

Chambers Asia-Pacific (2020)
- Recognized for Employment: Australia and Taiwan

The Legal 500 EMEA (2020)
- Recommended for Employment: Belgium, France, and Germany

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2020) 
- Recommended for Employment: Australia

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®  (2020)
- Tier 1 National Ranking for Employment Law – Management
- Tier 1 National Ranking for Labor Law – Management
- Tier 1 National Ranking for Litigation – Labor & Employment

Best Lawyers® (2021)
- 34 Jones Day Labor & Employment lawyers were recognized.

College of Labor and Employment
- Thirteen active Fellows in the College (2020)