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Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021

Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 ranks leading Jones Day practices and lawyers

The 2021 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific guide recognizes Jones Day in 38 practice rankings and recommends 113 lawyers as leading practitioners, acknowledging the Firm's deep experience across offices and practices and the leading skills of our lawyers. The Firm earned eight Tier 1 practice rankings and had five lawyers ranked in Legal 500's Hall of Fame, and 20 lawyers ranked as Leading Individuals. An additional six lawyers ranked as "Next Generation Partners" and three were named "Rising Stars." Additional details and highlights follow.

Jones Day Practices ranked in Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 Tier 1 include:

  • China – Intellectual property: Foreign firms
  • Taiwan – Capital markets
  • Taiwan – Corporate and M&A
  • Taiwan – Dispute resolution
  • Taiwan – Intellectual property
  • Taiwan – Projects and energy
  • Taiwan – Real estate and construction
  • Taiwan – TMT

Clients acknowledge that "Jones Day is one of the best you can have in your corner in any deal."

Additional comments from clients include:

  • "They have a very good team of lawyers, who are not only legally very competent but also commercially savvy. They are very solution oriented, and will often come up with solutions to mitigate risks."
  • "You can rely on Jones Day to provide the best quality legal advice every time. Always meets their deadline. Flexible in their approach."
  • "The team is talented and experienced, keeping attention to small details that make a difference in developing a winning strategy."
  • "Jones Day truly understands what is expected from the corporate management point of view."

Jones Day lawyers ranked in Legal 500's Hall of Fame include:

  • Marianne M. Chao – Taiwan Dispute resolution; Taiwan Projects and energy; Taiwan Real estate and construction
  • Jason Chen – Taiwan Dispute resolution; Taiwan Intellectual property
  • Thomas T.M. Chen – Taiwan Corporate and M&A
  • Stephen J. DeCosse – Japan Corporate and M&A: International firms and joint ventures
  • Peter J. Wang – China Dispute resolution:  Arbitration: foreign firms; China Dispute resolution: Litigation: foreign firms

Jones Day lawyers ranked as Legal 500 "Leading Individuals" include:

  • Matthew Bull – Australia Competition and trade
  • Po-Chien Chen – Taiwan Intellectual property
  • John Cooper – Australia Construction; Dispute resolution
  • Mark Crean – Australia Corporate and M&A
  • Alex Cull – Singapore Energy: foreign firms
  • Roger Dobson – Australia Restructuring and insolvency
  • John Emmerig – Australia Dispute resolution: litigation
  • Maxwell A. Fox – Japan Intellectual property: international firms and join ventures
  • Haifeng Huang – Hong Kong Intellectual property
  • Koichi Inoue – Japan Tax: International firms and joint ventures: Bengoshi
  • Sushma Jobanputra – Singapore Banking and finance: foreign firms
  • Jean Kuo – Taiwan Corporate and M&A
  • John C. Lin – Taiwan Corporate and M&A
  • Ming-Wei Lo – Taiwan Dispute resolution
  • Hiromitsu Miyakawa – Japan Antitrust and competition
  • Anthony Muratore – Australia Intellectual property
  • Gregory R. Salathé – Japan Corporate and M&A: International firms and joint ventures
  • Matthew J. Skinner – Singapore International arbitration
  • Michiru Takahashi – Japan Intellectual property: International firms and joint ventures: Bengoshi
  • Raymond H. Wang – Taiwan Corporate and M&A; Taiwan Real estate and construction

Jones Day lawyers ranked by Legal 500 as "Next Generation Partner" include

  • Jean Kuo – Taiwan Projects and Energy; Taiwan Real estate and construction
  • Vinay Kurien – Singapore Banking and finance: foreign firms
  • Holly Sara – Australia Dispute resolution: litigation
  • Zachary Sharpe – Singapore International arbitration
  • Ben Witherall – Singapore Corporate and M&A: foreign firms; Investment Funds: foreign firms
  • Qiang Xue – China Antitrust and competition: foreign firms

Jones Day lawyers by Legal 500 as "Rising Stars" include:

  • Barry Lai – Taiwan Intellectual property
  • Peggy Lee – Taiwan Corporate and M&A
  • Zara Shafruddin – Singapore International arbitration
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.
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