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Legal 500 United States 2018 ranks Jones Day in 53 practice areas and recommends 209 lawyers

June 2018

The Legal 500 United States 2018 has ranked 53 Jones Day practices, with 209 lawyers named elite "Leading Lawyers" or recommended in their practice areas.

Thirteen practices earned Tier 1 rankings:

  • Antitrust: Civil litigation/class actions
  • Antitrust: Merger control
  • Dispute resolution: Appellate: courts of appeals
  • Dispute resolution: Appellate: Supreme Courts (states and federal)
  • Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: consumer products (including tobacco)
  • Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: toxic tort - defense
  • Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate
  • Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): municipal
  • Industry focus: Transport: Aviation and air travel: litigation
  • Intellectual property: Patent litigation: full coverage
  • Labor and employment: Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) - defense
  • Labor and employment: Labor-management relations
  • Real Estate: Construction (including construction litigation)

Nineteen Jones Day lawyers were named "Leading Lawyers" in 21 practice areas:

  • Bruce Bennett: Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate and Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): municipal
  • Tyrone Childress: Industry focus: Insurance: advice to policyholders
  • Lawrence DiNardo: Labor and employment: Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) - defense
  • James Dutro: Industry focus: Healthcare: service providers
  • Shay Dvoretzky: Dispute resolution: Appellate
  • Brian Easley: Labor and employment: Labor-management relations
  • John Goetz: Industry focus: Transport: aviation and air travel: litigation
  • Willis Goldsmith: Labor and employment: Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) - defense and Labor and employment: Labor-management relations
  • Michael Gray: Labor and employment: Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) - defense
  • Anthony Insogna: Intellectual property: Patent litigation: full coverage
  • Kathryn Keneally: Tax: US taxes: contentious
  • Heather Lennox: Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate
  • John Majoras: Antitrust: Civil litigation/class actions
  • Evan Miller: Labor and employment: Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans (transactional)
  • Glen Nager: Dispute resolution: Appellate
  • Andrew Ness: Real estate: Construction (including construction litigation)
  • Stephen O'Neal: Real estate: Construction (including construction litigation)
  • Paul Pohl: Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: toxic tort - defense
  • David Steuber: Industry focus: Insurance: advice to policyholders

Additionally, Lawrence DiNardo, Glen Nager, Andrew Ness and Paul Pohl were named to Legal 500's Hall of Fame, which highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence.

Jones Day's 53 Legal 500 United States 2018 practice rankings include:

  • Antitrust: Cartel
  • Antitrust: Civil litigation/class actions
  • Antitrust: Merger control
  • Dispute resolution: Appellate: courts of appeals
  • Dispute resolution: Appellate: Supreme Courts (states and federal)
  • Dispute resolution: Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal: advice to corporates
  • Dispute resolution: Financial services: litigation
  • Dispute resolution: General commercial disputes
  • Dispute resolution: International arbitration
  • Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: consumer products (including tobacco)
  • Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: pharmaceuticals and medical devices - defense
  • Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: toxic tort - defense
  • Dispute resolution: Securities litigation: defense
  • Finance: Capital markets: debt offerings - advice to issuers
  • Finance: Capital markets: debt offerings - advice to underwriters
  • Finance: Capital markets: equity offerings - advice to issuers
  • Finance: Capital markets: equity offerings - advice to managers
  • Finance: Capital markets: high-yield debt offerings - advice to issuers
  • Finance: Commercial lending: advice to borrowers
  • Finance: Commercial lending: advice to lenders
  • Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate
  • Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): municipal
  • Industry focus: Energy regulatory: oil and gas
  • Industry focus: Energy transactions: conventional power
  • Industry focus: Energy transactions: oil and gas
  • Industry focus: Energy: renewable/alternative
  • Industry focus: Environment: litigation
  • Industry focus: Healthcare: health insurers
  • Industry focus: Healthcare: life sciences
  • Industry focus: Healthcare: service providers
  • Industry focus: Insurance: advice to policyholders
  • Industry focus: Transport: Aviation and air travel: litigation
  • Intellectual property: Patent litigation: full coverage
  • Intellectual property: Patent: prosecution (including reexamination and post-grant proceedings)
  • Intellectual property: Patents: licensing
  • Intellectual property: Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters)
  • Intellectual property: Trademarks: litigation
  • Intellectual property: Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)
  • Labor and employment: Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans (transactional)
  • Labor and employment: ERISA litigation
  • Labor and employment: Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) - defense
  • Labor and employment: Labor-management relations
  • Labor and employment: Workplace and employment counseling
  • M&A/corporate and commercial: Corporate governance
  • M&A/corporate and commercial: M&A: large deals ($1b+)
  • M&A/corporate and commercial: Private equity buyouts
  • M&A/corporate and commercial: Venture capital and emerging companies
  • Media, technology and telecoms: Cyber law (including data privacy and data protection)
  • Media, technology and telecoms: Outsourcing
  • Media, technology and telecoms: Telecoms and broadcast: regulatory
  • Real Estate: Construction (including construction litigation)
  • Real Estate: Real estate
  • Tax US taxes: non-contentious

The Legal 500's 2018 rankings are based on hundreds of thousands of interviews conducted by a team of editors and researchers. Details on the survey's methodology and Jones Day's rankings are available on The Legal 500 website.

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 43 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.