Chambers USA 2020 ranks leading Jones Day practices and lawyers throughout the United States

The 2020 edition of Chambers USA: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business recognizes Jones Day in 86 practice rankings and honors 161 Firm lawyers, who were named leading lawyers in the United States. Highlights from the 2020 edition include:

Jones Day achieved 20 Band 1 practice rankings, including four Nationwide, and 16 more spread across six states and one regional metropolitan area:

USA Nationwide Rankings

  • Construction
  • Labor & Employment
  • Product Liability: Consumer Class Actions
  • Retail: Corporate & Transactional

USA State and Regional Metropolitan Area Rankings

  • California: Construction
  • California: Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution
  • District of Columbia: Labor & Employment
  • Georgia: Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Georgia: Corporate/M&A
  • New York: Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded
  • Ohio: Antitrust
  • Ohio: Litigation: General Commercial
  • Ohio: Banking & Finance
  • Ohio: Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Ohio: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Ohio: Healthcare
  • Ohio: Intellectual Property
  • Ohio: Insurance: Policyholder
  • Ohio: Corporate/M&A
  • Pittsburgh & Surrounds: Litigation: General Commercial

Numerous accounts of clients acclaiming Jones Day's "lawyers working extremely well together, and with other firms," "attorneys distinguished by the depth of their experience and their intellectual horsepower," and the Firm as "detail-oriented, focused, hard-working and collaborative."

Additional comments from clients include:

  • "Jones Day is so well coordinated and is able to work across not just different offices but also different practice groups."
  • "Jones Day is an excellent team, with great advocacy and writing skills. The firm has excellent client service. I have been impressed by their responsiveness and listening skills."
  • "The Jones Day team overall is very strong in the transactional market. It has the scale and breadth worldwide to deal with many of the international issues that come up in deals without the need to bring in additional firms to supplement the team."
  • "Jones Day is an elite firm with vast resources that can tackle any problem."

26 Band 1 Lawyer Rankings

  • Mark J. Andreini: Insurance - Ohio
  • Bruce S. Bennett: Bankruptcy/Restructuring – California; Bankruptcy/Restructuring - USA - Nationwide
  • Richard H. Deane Jr.: Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations - Georgia
  • Thomas Demitrack: Antitrust - Ohio
  • James R. Dutro: Healthcare - California
  • Michelle K. Fischer: Antitrust - Ohio
  • Lyle G. Ganske: Corporate/M&A - Ohio
  • Benjamin L. Ginsberg: Political Law - USA - Nationwide
  • Gregory M. Gordon: Bankruptcy/Restructuring - Texas
  • Michael J. Gray: Labor & Employment - Illinois
  • Calvin P. Griffith: Intellectual Property - Ohio
  • Gerald M. Griffith:  Healthcare - Illinois
  • Daniel C. Hagen: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation - Ohio
  • Jeffrey L. Kapp: Healthcare - Ohio
  • Andrew M. Luger: Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations -  Minnesota
  • Alison B. Marshall: Labor & Employment - DC
  • J. Bruce McDonald: Antitrust - Texas
  • Joan E. McKown: Securities: Regulation: Enforcement - USA – Nationwide
  • Daniel D. McMillan: Construction - California
  • Robert A. Profusek: Corporate/M&A - New York
  • Rachel L. Rawson: Banking & Finance - Ohio
  • Stephen G. Sozio: Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations - Ohio
  • Brian A. Sun: Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations - California
  • Lizanne Thomas: Corporate/M&A - Georgia
  • James R. Wooley: Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations – Ohio

The Chambers USA 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.