Pennsylvania Litigation Department of the Year

Jones Day wins Pennsylvania Litigation Department of the Year and Best Law Firm Mentor Awards

Jones Day was named by ALM/ as the top Litigation Department, and Mike Ginsberg, a partner in the Insurance Recovery Practice in the Pittsburgh Office, was named Best Law Firm Mentor in the 2024 Pennsylvania Legal Awards.

"We are thrilled that Jones Day's Pennsylvania-based litigators were recognized for their outstanding work on behalf of our clients," said Becky Kcehowski, Partner-in-Charge and Head of Litigation for the Pittsburgh Office. "From successfully representing an iconic century-old steel producer to victories on behalf of prominent banks, tech companies, service providers, and manufacturers, our Pittsburgh-based litigators fought and won in courts in Pennsylvania and beyond—across federal, state and cross-border venues."

The Firm was also a finalist for the fourth-consecutive year for Law Firm of the Year—it won that top distinction in 2021—and was also a finalist in the ESG Impact and Most-Effective Dealmaker categories.

On being named Best Law Firm Mentor, Mr. Ginsberg said, "After serving as Firm Training Partner and Chair of the Firm's Associate Training Committee for almost 30 years, and through my work with Jones Day's Laredo Project—a program providing migrants legal representation at the U.S.-Mexico border—my work coaching trial teams in advance of immigration hearings continues to advance the cause of our clients."

Mr. Ginsberg has served on the Board of Trustees of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy for more than 20 years and serves as the Program Director for NITA's Pittsburgh and North Carolina Trial Programs. He serves as the Director of Emory Law School's Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques, the largest trial advocacy program in the country. He has also traveled to Kenya seven times to teach trial skills to Kenyan lawyers in connection with NITA and Lawyers Without Borders.

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,400 lawyers in 40 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.