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Jones Day tops charts in Lawdragon's 2021 list of "500 Leading Corporate Employment Lawyers"

Eighteen Jones Day partners were recognized in Lawdragon's 2021 annual list of "500 Leading Corporate Employment Lawyers." The Firm tied for the most lawyers listed for any law firm and was recognized as a global leader whose employment talent is "second to none."

The Firm lawyers on Lawdragon's list come from Jones Day's Labor & Employment, Issues & Appeals, and Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation practices. They included:

  • Aaron Agenbroad (San Francisco), Labor & Employment, esp. Litigation, 1st year listed
  • David Birnbaum (Chicago), Labor & Employment, 4th straight year listed
  • Wendy Butler (New York), Labor & Employment, esp. Litigation, 1st year listed
  • Joanne Bush (Houston), Labor & Employment, 4th straight year listed
  • Terri Chase (New York), Labor & Employment, esp. Litigation, 6th straight year listed
  • Patricia Dunn (Washington) Labor & Employment, esp. Collective Bargaining, 4th straight year listed
  • Brian West Easley (Minneapolis), Labor & Employment, esp. Labor-Management Relations, 7th straight year listed
  • Miguel Eaton (Washington), Executive Compensation & Benefits, 1st year listed
  • Michael Gray (Chicago), Labor & Employment, esp. Litigation, 12th straight year listed
  • Jacqueline Holmes (Washington), Labor & Employment, esp. OSHA, 3rd straight year listed
  • Brian Jorgensen (Dallas), Labor & Employment, esp. Litigation, 1st year listed
  • F. Curt Kirschner Jr. (San Francisco), Labor & Employment, 12th straight year listed
  • Matthew Lampe (New York), Labor & Employment, esp. Litigation, 11th straight year listed
  • Alison Marshall (Washington), Labor & Employment, esp. Litigation, 12th straight year listed
  • Elizabeth McRee (Chicago), Labor & Employment, esp. Litigation, 1st year listed
  • Evan Miller, (Washington), Executive Compensation & Benefits, 1st year listed
  • Eric Mosier (New York), Executive Compensation & Benefits, 1st year listed
  • Efrat Schulman (Chicago), Labor & Employment, esp. Litigation, 3rd straight year listed

Honored for the first time this year are Labor & Employment co-Practice Leader Elizabeth McRee; Labor & Employment partners Aaron Agenbroad, Wendy Butler, and Brian Jorgensen; and Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation partners Miguel Eaton, Evan Miller, and Eric Mosier.

The "Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyers" list is compiled from research, submissions by firms and clients, and peer review. The list acknowledges "the nation’s top talent representing Corporate America defending wage and hour, discrimination and a host of other claims; advising on key matters from immigration to executive compensation and employee benefits; and handling union and other labor-management relation matters." Lawdragon is a legal media company providing online news and editorial features along with annual guides to the nation's leading lawyers.

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.