Jones Day named 2021 Construction and Employment "Practice Groups of the Year" by Law360 for second consecutive year
Jones Day was recognized by the legal publication Law360 for its 2021 "Practice Groups of the Year" awards in the Construction and Employment categories, the second consecutive year the Firm has been named in each category. Now in their 12th year, Law360's awards "honor the law firms behind the litigation wins and major deals that resonated throughout the legal industry in the past year."
Jones Day's Construction team comprises a global, multidisciplinary group of lawyers with comprehensive construction experience. The team regularly advises U.S. and international corporations, as well as public entities, on a wide variety of contracting and disputed matters worldwide. The Firm's Construction lawyers provide the full range of legal support for construction-related matters, representing clients from the initiation of projects and preparation of contract documents through dispute resolution, including negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and trial. The team's involvement in high-stakes, newsworthy matters, highlighted by significant cases like the US$1.6 billion Gorgon dispute on Australia's largest ever natural resources development and the high-profile Millennium Tower litigation in San Francisco, demonstrates its experience, depth, resources, and ability to handle virtually any type of matter anywhere in the world.
Jones Day's Labor & Employment Practice protects clients' ability to structure their workforces and employment policies in the manner best designed to achieve critical business objectives. It does this by litigating—and winning—high-stakes and cutting-edge employment disputes. This past year, the practice won summary judgment in a representative action under the California Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act ("PAGA"), secured dismissal and judgment on class claims under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act ("BIPA"), and obtained a full defense verdict from a California jury on a former employee's claims of disability discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination. In trial or appellate court, before administrative agencies, or in arbitration, the practice's depth and experience enables it to achieve comprehensive and creative solutions to employers' most consequential litigation challenges and to protect them from future claims.