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Legal 500 U.S. 2020 recognizes Jones Day with 52 practice rankings and 195 recommended lawyers

The 2020 edition of The Legal 500 United States guide recognizes Jones Day in 52 practice rankings and recommends 195 lawyers as leading practitioners, acknowledging the Firm’s deep experience across offices and practices and the leading skills of our lawyers. From offices on five continents, we advise clients on complex transactions, high-stakes litigation, antitrust, cybersecurity, capital markets activities, intellectual property rights, labor and employment matters, regulatory compliance, tax issues, and virtually every other type of legal matter potentially impacting the modern national or multinational corporation. Highlights from this guide include:

Eleven Tier 1 National Practice Rankings:

  • Antitrust: Civil litigation/class actions: defense
  • Dispute resolution: Appellate: courts of appeals
  • Dispute resolution: Appellate: Supreme Courts (states and federal)
  • Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action – defense: consumer products (including tobacco)
  • Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action - defense: toxic tort
  • Industry focus: Insurance: advice to policyholders
  • Intellectual property: Patents: licensing
  • Intellectual property: Patents: litigation (full coverage)
  • Labor and employment: Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense
  • Labor and employment: Labor-management relations
  • Real Estate: Construction

Clients hail Jones Day as "proactive, reliable," and "simply the best," highlighting the Firm’s ability to "deliver practical advice and unique litigation strategies without over billing or over litigating."

Additional comments from clients include:

  • "Jones Day has a strong reputation as tough and of the highest integrity. The team is extremely knowledgeable regarding trends in the law and resolutions as well as proactive in keeping clients ahead of the curve; it has a deep bench of strong associates." 
  • "The team really listens to their clients and understands the business fully. They are willing to work with in-house counsel to devise the best strategy and make changes as things evolve. They are true partners and a pleasure to work with."
  • "Jones Day is strong on client service and does a good job staffing matters with team members even across offices when appropriate. The teams are diverse and competent, with good communication the norm."
  • "The team takes the time to thoroughly understand the client’s culture, goals and practices and then incorporates that understanding into its assistance."

Five Lawyers Ranked in Legal 500’s Hall of Fame

  • Michael A. Carvin – Dispute Resolution: Appellate
  • Tyrone R. Childress – Industry focus: Insurance: advice to policyholders
  • Michael J. Gray – Labor and employment: Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense
  • Evan Miller – Labor and employment: Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactions
  • Paul M. Pohl – Dispute Resolution

Seventeen Lawyers Ranked Leading Individuals

  • Corinne Ball – Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate
  • Brett P. Barragate – Finance: Commercial lending
  • Bruce Bennett – Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate; Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): municipal
  • Patricia A. Dunn – Labor and employment: Labor-management relations
  • James R. Dutro – Industry focus: Healthcare: advice to service providers
  • Shay Dvoretzky – Dispute Resolution: Appellate
  • Brian West Easley – Labor and employment: Labor-management relations
  • John D. Goetz – Industry focus: Transport: aviation and air travel: litigation and regulation
  • Anthony M. Insogna – Intellectual property: Patents: litigation (full coverage)
  • Randall E. Kay – Intellectual property: Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters)
  • Kathy Keneally – Tax: US taxes: contentious
  • Matthew W. Lampe – Labor and employment: Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense
  • Heather Lennox – Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate
  • John M. Majoras – Antitrust: Civil litigation/class actions: defense
  • Daniel D. McMillan – Real Estate: Construction
  • Stephanie E. Parker – Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: consumer products (including tobacco)
  • Jayant W. Tambe – Dispute resolution: Financial services litigation

Thirteen Lawyers Ranked Next Generation Partner

  • Jessica D. Bradley  – Intellectual Property: Trademarks litigation
  • Joshua K. Brody – Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate
  • David Birnbaum – Labor and employment: Labor-management relations
  • Joanne R. Bush – Labor and employment Labor-management relations
  • Kenneth W. Field – Antitrust: Merger control
  • Joshua L. Fuchs – Transport: aviation and air travel: litigation and regulation
  • Alexis S. Gilroy   – Healthcare: advice to service providers
  • Theodore M. Grossman – Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: consumer products (including tobacco)
  • Craig M. Hirsch – Insurance: advice to policyholders
  • Jonathan M. Linas   – Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense
  • Mahesh V. Parlikad – Dispute resolution: Financial services litigation
  • Yaakov M. Roth – Dispute Resolution: Appellate
  • Benjamin L. Stulberg – M&A/corporate and commercial: M&A: large deals ($1b+)

Five Lawyers Ranked Rising Stars

  • Kelsey A. Israel-Trummel – Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense
  • Jeffrey R. Johnson – Dispute Resolution: Appellate
  • Jason B. Lissy – Insurance: advice to policyholders
  • Elizabeth E. Manning – Dispute resolution: General commercial disputes
  • Samantha C. Woo – Labor and employment: Labor-management relations

The 2020 United States edition of The Legal 500 is now in its 13th year. The rankings are based on thousands of interviews with lawyers and clients, and provide a detailed qualitative assessment of various factors, including work conducted by law firms over the past 12 months and historically, experience and depth of teams, client service, commercial awareness, diligence, and commitment to the client.

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 43 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.
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