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Legal 500 United States 2021 recognizes 52 practices and 185 lawyers at Jones Day

In addition to recognizing 52 practices and 185 lawyers, the 2021 edition of The Legal 500 United States honored eight lawyers in its "Hall of Fame" and the Firm earned nine Tier 1 practice rankings. Sixteen lawyers were ranked as "Leading Individuals," an additional 11 lawyers were listed as "Next Generation Partners," and seven were named "Rising Stars." Highlights and details follow.

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

  • Bruce Bennett – Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate (2021); and, Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): municipal (2021)
  • Michael A. Carvin – Dispute resolution: Appellate (2019-2021)
  • Tyrone R. Childress – Insurance: advice to policyholders (2020-2021)
  • Michael J. Gray – Labor and employment: Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense (2020-2021)
  • Theodore M. Grossman – Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action - defense: consumer products (including tobacco) (2021)
  • John M. Majoras – Antitrust: Civil litigation/class actions: defense (2021)
  • Evan Miller – Labor and employment: Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactions (2020-2021)
  • Paul M. Pohl – Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action - defense: toxic tort (2018-2021)

Jones Day practices ranked in Legal 500 U.S. 2021 Tier 1 include:

  • 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)
  • Industry focus: Insurance: advice to policyholders
  • Intellectual property: Patents: licensing
  • Labor and employment: Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense
  • Labor and employment: Labor-management relations
  • Real Estate: Construction (including construction litigation)

Clients hail Jones Day as "best in class" for client service and praise the lawyers' " … incredible responsiveness" and "unparalleled knowledge, skill, and professionalism." Additional comments from clients include:

  • "They are smart, savvy, incredibly diligent, practical, creative and client-focused."
  • "The team is extremely sharp, well-coordinated, and highly responsive to both high-volume and time-sensitive requests."
  • "Highly qualified and experienced team. Immediately responsive throughout the process. Efficiently productive. Easy to do business with."
  • "Jones Day has an exceptionally talented and diverse team. No matter what the subject matter or how esoteric or unusual it may be, there is always someone internal who is able to immediately help to provide top-notch advice and strategy."
  • "They are able to assemble quickly, hone in on key issues, and develop a workplan with the client. Their expertise is unparalleled yet they are able to explain complex subjects in an easy-to-understand manner."

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

  • Corinne Ball – Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate
  • Brett P. Barragate – Finance: Commercial lending
  • Patricia A. Dunn – Labor and employment: Labor-management relations
  • James R. Dutro – Healthcare: service providers
  • Brian West Easley – Labor and employment: Labor-management relations
  • John D. Goetz –Transport: aviation and air travel: litigation and regulation
  • Anthony M. Insogna – Intellectual property: Patents: litigation
  • 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
  • Daniel D. McMillan – Real Estate: Construction (including construction litigation)
  • James E. Olson – Energy regulation: oil and gas
  • Stephanie E. Parker – Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action - defense: consumer products (including tobacco)
  • Jayant W. Tambe – Dispute resolution: Financial services litigation
  • Lizanne Thomas – M&A/corporate and commercial: Corporate governance

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

  • Jessica D. Bradley – Intellectual Property: Trademarks: litigation
  • Stephen Cowen – Transport: aviation and air travel: litigation and regulation
  • Kenneth W. Field – Antitrust: Merger control
  • Sarah A. Geers – Intellectual property: Patents: litigation
  • Alexis S. Gilroy – Healthcare: service providers
  • Kelsey A. Israel-Trummel – Labor and employment: Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense
  • Jeffrey R. Johnson – Dispute resolution: Appellate
  • Heather Lennox – Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): municipal
  • Jonathan M. Linas – Labor and employment: Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense
  • Yaakov M. Roth – Dispute resolution: Appellate
  • Benjamin L. Stulberg – M&A/corporate and commercial: M&A: large deals ($1b+)

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

  • Robert T.S. Latta – Intellectual property: Patents: licensing
  • Jason B. Lissy – Insurance: advice to policyholders
  • Elizabeth E. Manning – Dispute resolution: General commercial disputes
  • Serena Rwejuna – Energy regulation: conventional power
  • Michael J. Scarduzio – Tax: US taxes: contentious
  • Allyson C. Werntz – Labor and employment: Labor-management relations
  • Samantha C. Woo – Labor and employment: Labor-management relations

For 34 years, The Legal 500 has been analyzing the capabilities of law firms across the world. 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 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.