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Chambers Global 2021 ranks leading Jones Day practices and lawyers

The 2021 edition of Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business recognizes Jones Day in 115 practice rankings and in 125 lawyer rankings. Highlights  from the 2021 edition include:

Five Band 1 rankings across five practice areas

  • Asia Pacific Intellectual Property
  • Asia Pacific Life Sciences
  • France Capital Markets: Derivatives 
  • Mexico Compliance
  • USA Labor & Employment

Clients praise Jones Day as " … very knowledgeable of the law and very detail-oriented, thinking through and presenting to the client all the legal options and likely outcomes to help make the best decision," and "they have excellent client service, working both with in-house counsel and the business." 

Additional comments from clients include:

  • "Jones Day’s strengths are in strategy, legal knowledge and the ability to give honest advice." 
  • "Jones Day usually is our top choice for its global presence and extensive coverage of all aspects of the deal."
  • "The alignment within Jones Day across borders is absolutely seamless."
  • "No matter which country I have needed support in, Jones Day either has someone on staff or finds an excellent partner firm."

Eleven Jones Day's lawyers ranked in Chambers Global 2021 Band 1 include:

  • Emmanuel G. Baud – France: Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright
  • Bruce S. Bennett – USA: Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Alban Caillemer du Ferrage – France: Capital Markets: Derivatives
  • Thomas T.M. Chen – Taiwan: Corporate/M&A
  • Tony Chen – China: Intellectual Property (International Firms) 
  • Rémy Fekete – Africa: TMT
  • Mercedes Fernández – Spain: Dispute Resolution
  • Guillermo E. Larrea – Mexico: Compliance
  • Anthony Muratore – Australia: Intellectual Property: Patents
  • Robert A. Profusek – USA: Corporate M&A (International & Cross-Border)
  • Sheila L. Shadmand – UAE: Corporate Investigations

Ten global-wide rankings

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

Jones Day also achieved 19 rankings in Chambers' International & Cross-Border Capabilities tables in Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Japan, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, UK, and USA. These tables identify the best and most user-friendly firms for cross-border transactional, contentious, enforcement and regulatory, antitrust, and energy sector matters.

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.