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Twenty-two Jones Day lawyers recognized in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia™

March 2019

Jones Day is pleased to announce that 22 lawyers from its Australia offices, representing 28 areas of practice, have been named in The Best Lawyers in Australia™ 2020. Additionally, John Cooper, a partner based in the Firm’s Brisbane Office, earned the distinction of "Lawyer of the Year."

The following Jones Day lawyers are included among the Best Lawyers in Australia for 2020:

  • Adam Conway, Perth: Energy Law, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law and Oil & Gas Law
  • John Cooper, Brisbane: Construction/Infrastructure Law, International Arbitration and Litigation
  • Mark Crean, Sydney: Corporate/Governance Practice, Defamation and Media Law, M&A Law, Private Equity Law, Telecommunications Law and Investment Law
  • Roger Dobson, Sydney: Distressed Investing & Debt Trading, Insolvency & Reorganization Law and Banking & Finance Law
  • John Emmerig, Sydney: Class Action Litigation, Government Practice, Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Steven Fleming, Sydney: Litigation
  • Shannon Finch, Sydney: Corporate/Governance Practice, M&A Law, Venture Capital, Corporate Law, Equity Capital Markets and Debt Capital Markets
  • Brett Heading, Brisbane: Corporate Law and M&A Law
  • Katie Higgins, Sydney: Banking & Finance Law, Insolvency & Reorganization Law and Distressed Investment & Debt Trading
  • Tim L'Estrange, Melbourne: Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Michael Lishman, Melbourne: Corporate/Governance Practice and M&A Law
  • Stephen McComish, Perth: Construction/Infrastructure Law, International Arbitration and Litigation
  • Anthony Muratore, Sydney: Biotechnology Law, Intellectual Property Law and Litigation
  • Andrew Rankine, Sydney: Intellectual Property Law and Life Sciences Practice
  • Paul Riethmuller, Perth: Construction/Infrastructure Law and Litigation
  • Hemang Shah, Sydney: Commercial Law
  • Andrew Smith, Brisbane: Energy Law, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law and Oil & Gas Law
  • Prudence Smith, Sydney: Regulatory Practice
  • Lisa Taliadoros, Melbourne: Biotechnology Law and Intellectual Property Law
  • Tony Wassaf, Sydney: Energy Law, Mining Law and Natural Resources Law
  • Isaac West, Brisbane: Corporate Law and M&A Law
  • Lucas Wilk, Perth: Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation

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.