Chambers Global 2020 ranks leading Jones Day practices and lawyers around the world

The 2020 edition of Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business recognizes Jones Day in 113 practice rankings and honors 114 Firm lawyers, who were named leading lawyers and/or noted for their cross-border experience. Highlights from the 2020 edition include:

Six Band 1 rankings across five practice areas

  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring (USA)
  • Capital Markets: Derivatives (France)
  • Compliance (Mexico)
  • Intellectual Property 
    • Asia-Pacific
    • China (International Firms)
  • Labor & Employment (USA)

Numerous accounts of clients hailing the Jones Day’s "great management of resources," "very high levels of co-ordination," and "consistency in delivering high quality service across jurisdictions."

Other comments from clients include:

  • "The 'results-orientated' team is roundly praised by clients for its ability 'to combine fantastic knowledge of the clients' markets with international experience and think first about clients' interests.'"
  • "In reference to a cross-border matter led by Jones Day across eight jurisdictions, a client says the team provides ‘exceptional quality control' in securing aligned standards of work done in all countries, adding that the lawyers have 'relationships throughout the world.'"
  • "When discussing an international transaction, one client says the team was 'very pragmatic and they worked around the clock recognizing that we are in different time zones with a significant gap.' The client also recognizes the team's 'excellent language skills' and describes the lawyers as 'business-savvy.'"

10 global-wide rankings

  • Competition/Antitrust
  • Construction
  • Corporate Investigations
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment
  • Intellectual Property
  • Life Sciences
  • Restructuring & Bankruptcy
  • Tax

18 rankings in Chambers' recently established International & Cross-Border Capabilities tables in individual countries

  • The tables identify the best and most user-friendly firms for matters involving international aspects and issues. Jones Day is recognized for its strengths in cross-border transactional and contentious matters arising across the U.S., Europe, Latin America, and the Asia-Pacific region.

The Chambers Global rankings, based on interviews with lawyers and clients, look at a broad range of qualities, including legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness, diligence, and commitment to the client, to provide an independent assessment of counsel throughout the region.

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 42 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.