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Legal 500 United States 2019 ranks Jones Day in 55 practice areas and recommends 205 lawyers

May 2019

The Legal 500 United States 2019 has ranked Jones Day in 55 practice areas, with 205 lawyers named elite "Leading Lawyers" or recommended in their practice areas.

Twelve 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
  • Industry focus: Insurance: advice to policyholders
  • 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)

Twenty Jones Day lawyers were named "Leading Lawyers" in 15 practice areas:

  • Corinne Ball: Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate
  • Brett P. Barragate: Finance: Commercial lending
  • Bruce S. Bennett: Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate; Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): municipal
  • Tyrone R. Childress: Industry focus: Insurance: advice to policyholders
  • James R. Dutro: Industry focus: Healthcare: service providers
  • Shay Dvoretzky: Dispute resolution: Appellate
  • Brian West Easley: Labor and employment: Labor-management relations
  • John D. Goetz: Industry focus: Transport: aviation and air travel: litigation
  • Michael J. Gray: Labor and employment: Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions) - defense
  • Anthony M. Insogna: Intellectual property: Patent litigation: full coverage
  • 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
  • John M. Majoras: Antitrust: Civil litigation/class actions
  • Daniel D. McMillan: Real Estate: Construction (including construction litigation)
  • Evan Miller: Labor and employment: Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans (transactional)
  • Glen D. Nager: Dispute resolution: Appellate
  • Stephen O'Neal: Real estate: Construction (including construction litigation)
  • Paul Pohl: Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: toxic tort - defense

Additionally, Michael A. Carvin, Glen D. Nager, and Paul M. 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 55 Legal 500 United States 2019 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 defense
  • 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 regulation: conventional power
  • Industry focus: Energy transactions: conventional power
  • Industry focus: Energy transactions: oil and gas
  • Industry focus: Energy: renewable/alternative power
  • 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: Patents litigation: full coverage
  • Intellectual property: Patents: licensing
  • Intellectual property: Patents: prosecution (including reexamination and post-grant proceedings)
  • 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: Shareholder activism: advice to boards
  • 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: contentious
  • Tax: US taxes: non-contentious

The Legal 500's 2019 rankings are based on 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.