Member Awards


  • Ranked as the number one Ontario regional firm by Canadian Lawyer magazine
  • Recognized as One of I Love Rewards’ 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™
  • Named Real Estate Law Firm of the Year in the 2011 ACQ Global Awards Book
  • seven members of the firm are recognized in the 2011 edition of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business
  • 20 lawyers are recognized in the 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada
  • 2010 Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers recognizes six A&B lawyers for earning the highest level of professional skill and integrity in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • 15 members of the firm are recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2011 as leading practitioners in their respective areas of practice
  • Jack Bernstein and Barbara Worndl – The Guide to the World’s Leading Tax Advisers
  • Donald B. Johnston – 2010 Guide to the World’s Leading Technology, Media & Telecommunications Lawyers
  • N. Jane Pepino – 2010 Guide to the World’s Leading Real Estate Lawyers
  • Jennifer A. Wainwright – 2010 Guide to the World’s Leading Investment Funds Lawyers
  • Leo Longo and N. Jane Pepino – The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada as leaders in property development
  • Jack Bernstein and Barbara Worndl – The International Who’s Who of Corporate Tax Lawyers and The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers
  • Donald B. Johnston – The International Who’s Who of Internet & e-Commerce Lawyers and The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers

  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Securities/Capital Markets, and Securities Regulation Law categories
  • The Legal 500: Ranked as one of the leading Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts law firms for Middle Market in the U.S.
  • Law360: Ranked among the top 100 M&A law firms
  • Chambers USA: #1 Corporate practice in Florida; recognized as market leader in Florida since 2003 for Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity in Florida
  • PLC Which Lawyer?: Leading Corporate M&A law firm in Miami, FL
  • Corporate Counsel magazine: “Go To” law firm for corporate transactions/M&As
  • SPAC Report by Deal Flow Media: Listed among top law firms in the U.S. for SPAC IPOs and is ranked #3 in the U.S. in terms of number of deals completed and #6 in dollar volume
  • International Bar Association’s Who’s Who Legal Florida 2008: top rankings in Capital Markets, Corporate Governance, and M&A
  • ACQ Magazine, a European corporate finance publication, named Akerman a 2008 Silver Award Winner for USA South
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers: Recognized as “Law Firm of the Year” for Litigation – Real Estate
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers: Recognized as a national tier one law firm for International Arbitration – Commercial
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking & Finance, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Securities, and Litigation – Tax categories
  • Law360: Ranked among the top 100 Product Liability law firms
  • Benchmark Litigation: Recognized as Florida Litigation Firm of the Year
  • Benchmark Litigation: Top ranked in Florida and recommended as a leading Litigation law firm in Virginia
  • Benchmark Appellate: Top ranked in Florida, Eleventh Circuit
  • Chambers USA: Ranked as one of the leading Litigation law firms in Florida since 2003
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Real Estate Law category
  • PLC Which Lawyer?: Recognized U.S. Corporate Real Estate law firm
  • The Legal 500: Ranked as one of the leading Real Estate and Land Use/Zoning law firms in the U.S.
  • Law360: Ranked among the top 100 Real Estate and Environmental law firms
  • Chambers USA: Ranked as one of the leading Real Estate, Land Use, Construction, and Environmental law firms in Florida since 2003
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Environmental Law category
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers: Recognized as “Law Firm of the Year” for Litigation – Real Estate
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Construction Law category
  • Chambers USA: Ranked as one of the leading Construction law firms in the U.S.
  • The Legal 500: Ranked as one of the leading Construction law firms in the U.S.
  • PLC Which Lawyer?: Recognized Construction law firm in Washington, D.C.
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Financial Services Regulation and Insurance Law categories
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Litigation – Banking & Finance category
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Securities Regulation and Litigation – Securities categories
  • Law360: Ranked among the top 100 Insurance law firms
  • Chambers USA: Ranked #1 for Insurance in Florida since 2004
  • Chambers USA: Ranked as one of the leading Banking & Finance law firms in Florida since 2003
  • The Best Lawyers in America: Top listed in Banking and Insurance Law in Florida
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization, and Litigation – Bankruptcy categories
  • Law360: Ranked among the top 100 Bankruptcy law firms
  • Chambers USA: Ranked as one of the leading Bankruptcy/Restructuring law firms in Florida since 2003
  • The Best Lawyers in America: Top listed in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law in Florida
  • PLC Which Lawyer?: Leading Restructuring and Insolvency law firm in Miami, FL
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Construction Law category
  • Chambers USA: Ranked as one of the leading Construction law firms in the U.S.
  • The Legal 500: Ranked as one of the leading Construction law firms in the U.S.
  • Chambers USA: Ranked as one of the leading Construction law firms in Florida since 2003 and in Virginia since 2007
  • PLC Which Lawyer?: Recognized Construction law firm in Washington, D.C.
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers: Recognized as a national tier one law firm for International Arbitration
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers: Recognized as “Law Firm of the Year” for Litigation – Real Estate
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Real Estate Law category
  • PLC Which Lawyer?: Recognized U.S. Corporate Real Estate law firm
  • The Legal 500: Ranked as one of the leading Real Estate and Land Use/Zoning law firms in the U.S.
  • Chambers USA: Ranked as one of the leading Real Estate, Land Use, and Environmental law firms in Florida since 2003
  • Chambers USA: Ranked as one of the leading Labor & Employment law firms in Florida since 2003
  • The Legal 500: Ranked as one of the leading Immigration law firms in the U.S.
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Labor Law – Management category
  • Chambers USA: Ranked as one of the leading Healthcare law firms in Florida since 2005
  • The Best Lawyers in America: Top listed in Healthcare Law in Florida
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Tax Law and Litigation – Tax categories
  • Chambers USA: Ranked as one of the leading Tax law firms in Florida
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Environmental Law category
  • Law360: Ranked among the top 100 Environmental law firms
  • Chambers USA: Ranked as one of the leading Environmental law firms in Florida since 2003
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Insurance Law category
  • Law360: Ranked among the top 100 insurance law firms
  • Chambers USA: Ranked #1 for Insurance in Florida since 2004
  • The Best Lawyers in America: Top listed in Insurance Law in Florida
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Copyright Law category
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Litigation – Intellectual Property category
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Trusts & Estates Law category
  • Ranked among the top 100 law firms in the U.S. by The National Law Journal NLJ 250
  • Ranked among the top 100 law firms in the world by Law360
  • Ranked 122 in the Am Law 200 largest law firms in the U.S.
  • Ranked largest firm in Florida by Florida Trend magazine
  • MultiCultural Law magazine 2011; Top 100 firm for diversity, Top 25 firm for Hispanic Americans and Top 100 firm for women
  • Minority Corporate Counsel Association Thomas L. Sager Award, 2006

  • 2010 Panama Law Firm of the Year by Chambers Latin America Awards of Excellence
  • Top ranked firm in Panama by Chambers Latin America 2011
  • Leading corporate/commercial and shipping law firm by Chambers Global 2010.
  • 2011 Central America’s Law Firm of the Year by IFLR Americas Awards
  • Top Tier Firm in Panama by IFLR1000 2011.
  • 2011 Who’s Who Legal National Law Firm of the Year.
  • ARIFA recognized as dominant dealmaker by Latin Lawyer 250 (2011)


“Central American Law Firm Leader of the Year” (March 2011) to José Antonio Muñoz, founding partner. This award is presented by Latin Lawyer and it recognizes Muñoz’s excellence in leadership across the region.


  • Best Foreign Investment Firm
  • Best M&A Firm (World Finance, 2011 Legal Awards)
  • UKTI Investment Award (UK Trade & Investment)

  • Recommended Firm – Chambers & Partners Latin America, 2012
  • Recommended Firm – Legal 500, 2012
  • Recommended Firm – Financing. IFLR 1000, 2012
  • Lawyer of the Year 2013 – Luz Helena Adarve. Best Lawyers. Intellectual Property
  • ACQ Award: Most trusted Law Firm of the Year
  • Firm of the Year 2012: Asociación Probono Colombia
  • World Trademark Review 2013 (WTR100), Silver band for the Firm. Gold band for Luz Helena Adarve, Partner
  • 2011 Law Firm Of The Year – Intercontinental Finance Magazine

  • 2010 Best Law Firm Award in category of M&A and Corporate Practice.

  • Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co LLC has been voted by the Corporate International Magazine (Corporate INTL) as the Patents Law Firm of the Year for 2010 and as The Law Firm of the year and The IP law firm of the year in Cyprus for 2011.
  • Our Firm is also recommended by the Legal 500 and Chambers Europe.

  • Colin Ng & Partners LLP ranked in Asian Legal Business as Top 10 largest law firms in Singapore
  • Colin Ng & Partners LLP Singapore Cross Border Law Firm of the Year in Acquisition International 2012 Legal Awards
  • Colin Ng & Partners LLP has been recommended by Asia Pacific Legal 500 in the following practice areas: Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Intellectual Property, International Arbitration, Projects and Energy, Real Estate and Construction, Technology, Media & Telecommunications. Colin Ng and Bill Jamieson have been named as Leading individuals for Corporate and M&A.
  • Partner, Quek Li Fei, Head of Banking & Finance and Private Clients Practice Groups, Included in the Citywealth Leaders List
  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific Leading Firm 2013
  • Chambers Asia Pacific 2012 Leading Firm
  • IFLR 1000 2013 Recommended Firm
  • Singapore Cross Border Law Firm of the Year in Acquisition
  • International 2012 Legal Awards
  • The firm was awarded Restructuring & Insolvency Law Firm of the Year: Singapore in the 2012 Acquisition International M&A Awards.
  • CNP’s litigation head Ms See Tow Soo Ling handles SIAC arbitrations, and advised foreign companies on enforcing an arbitration award – Asia Pacific Legal 500 2012.
  • CNP’s team led by Mr Quek Li Fei and Mr Bill Jamieson ranked for Banking & Finance in Asia Pacific Legal 500 2012.
    Mr Subramanian Pillai heads CNP’s dedicated construction and infrastructure projects group. Mr Bill Jamieson wins plaudits from peers and clients. – Asia Pacific Legal 500 2012
  • Ms Tan Min-Li, Mr Richard Tan and Mr Ong Wei Jin are mentioned for their work in Corporate Finance in Asia Pacific Legal 500 2012.
  • Ms Elaine Beh named a leading lawyer in Chambers Asia Pacific 2012.
  • Ms Elaine Beh, Mr Bill Jamieson and Ms Tan Min-Li are named leading lawyers in IFLR1000 2012.
  • Mr Pradeep Kumar Singh and ‘solid, meticulous’ Bill Jamieson advise multinational companies on employment contracts and disputes and represent senior employees. – Asia Pacific Legal 500 2012.
  • Mr Bill Jamieson named a leading lawyer in Chambers Asia Pacific 2012.
  • CNP’s See Ms Tow Soo Ling and her team advise domestic and foreign FMCG and pharmaceutical brands on copyright, trade marks, patent infringements and piracy matters and related disputes. – Asia Pacific Legal 500 2012.
  • CNP’s IP Team was ranked in the IP Ranking 2012. Clients reveal that “the team is supportive, responsive and always provides clear communication”. – Asian Legal Business 2012.
  • CNP’s full-service litigation team handle local and international shareholder disputes, joint venture agreements and defamation claims.
  • Ms See Tow Soo Ling is a key contact. – Asia Pacific Legal 500 2012 M&A.
  • Ms Elaine Beh recommended for Corporate/M&A in PLC Which Lawyer? 2012.
  • Mr Bill Jamieson ranked a “Leading individual” for Corporate/M&A in Asia Pacific Legal 500 2012.
  • Ms Tan Min-Li named a leading lawyer in Chambers Asia Pacific 2012.
  • Mr Chan Wai Mun and Mr Ho Soo Lih are leading names for real estate. – Asia Pacific Legal 500 2012.
  • Clients recommend the ‘solid, meticulous’ Bill Jamieson. – Asia Pacific Legal 500 2012.
  • CNP’s Technology Media and Telecommunications practice headed by Mr Stephen Soh ranked for TMT in Asia Pacific Legal 500 2012.

  • Band 1 firm in Dispute Resolution (Chambers Asia-Pacific 2012, Asia Pacific’s Leading Lawyers for Business) “This firm has a formidable reputation for its market-leading dispute resolution expertise.”
  • Band 1 firm in Dispute Resolution (Chambers Asia-Pacific 2011, Asia Pacific’s Leading Lawyers for Business) “From banking and media to pharmaceuticals, energy and aviation, this firm has taken on big cases across a wide range of industries, providing first-class advice.”
  • Tier 1 firm in Dispute Resolution (The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2012, The Client’s Guide To The Asia Pacific Legal Profession) “Varied experience includes anti-monopoly cases, civil and criminal litigation, and alternative dispute resolution, and is increasingly moving in to IP disputes.”
  • Tier 1 firm in Dispute Resolution (The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2011, The Client’s Guide To The Asia Pacific Legal Profession) “The team’s experience includes anti-monopoly cases, civil and criminal litigation, and alternative dispute resolution, and the practice also leverages off the firm’s flourishing IP Practice.”
  • Tier 1 recommended firm in Dispute Resolution (Asialaw Profiles, The Guide to Asia-Pacific’s Leading Lawyer 2012) “It retains its top tier status with another strong year advising business sector and government institutions.”
  • Tier 3 in Trade Mark Prosecution and Trade Mark/Copyright Contentious (Managing Intellectual Property – IP Handbook 2012).

  • Marsh Insurance Law Firm of the Year Winner – 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Marsh Insurance Law Firm of the Year Runner-up – 2009 and 2010
  • ASB Mid-size Law Firm of the Year Winner – 2007
  • ASB Mid-size Law Firm of the Year Runner-up – 2006
  • ASB Mid-size Law Firm of the Year Finalist – 2008, 2009 and 2010
  • College of Law Community Service in Law Award – 2010
    Shafraz Khan, an associate of the firm is a finalist in this category

  • Ranked a BTI Client Service A-Team for 2011
  • Ranked a top firm by Chambers USA for 2011
  • Ranked a top firm by Best Lawyers in America for 2010
  • Top-Listed in Washington in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law with 5 lawyers.
  • Top-Listed in Washington in Real Estate Law with 7 lawyers.
  • Top-Listed in Washington in Municipal Law with 2 lawyers.
  • Top-Listed in Washington in Litigation – Banking & Finance with 1 lawyer.
  • Top-Listed in Washington in Securitization and Structured Finance Law with 1 lawyer.
  • Top-Listed in Washington in Financial Services Regulation Law with 1 lawyer.
  • Top-Listed in Washington in Public Finance Law with 4 lawyers.
  • Top-Listed in Washington in Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law with 1 lawyer.
  • Top-Listed in Seattle, Washington in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law with 5 lawyers.
  • Top-Listed in Seattle, Washington in Real Estate Law with 7 lawyers.
  • Top-Listed in Seattle, Washington in Public Finance Law with 4 lawyers.
  • Top-Listed in Seattle, Washington in Litigation – Banking & Finance with 1 lawyer.
  • Top-Listed in Seattle, Washington in Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law with 1 lawyer.
  • Top-Listed in Seattle, Washington in Securitization and Structured Finance Law with 1 lawyer.
  • Top-Listed in Seattle, Washington in Financial Services Regulation Law with 1 lawyer.
  • Top-Listed in Spokane, Washington in Municipal Law with 2 lawyers.

  • In October 2011, Keith Swirsky became Chairman of the National Business Aircraft Association’s Aircraft Transactions Group.
  • In 2011, Tom Wilcox was again named a Notable Nationwide Practitioner in Transportation by Chambers USA.

Mr. Rodriguez Vidal was asked by American Bar Association President to chair the ABA Board of Governors’ Operations and Communications Committee and to become a member of the ABA Board’s Executive Committee during 2012-13. The Puerto Rico Bar Association (Colegio de Abogados de Puerto Rico) also honored Carlos A. Rodríguez Vidal with a special commendation for his long-time support and contributions to the Colegio. Vicente J. Antonetti Zequeira and Luis F. Antonetti Zequeira were again nominated by their peers to the Who’s Who of the World’s leading International Labor and Employment Lawyers for 2012. The Inter Continental Finance Magazine has recognized Goldman Antonetti & Cordova, LLC and Luis F. Antonetti, as Chair of its Labor and Employment Group, as Leading Inter Continental Lawyers. This honor is bestowed based on surveys of peer reviews in over one hundred jurisdictions and as many countries. Roberto Montalvo was elected First Vice President of the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce, and Rossell Barrios serves as Special Advisor to the Chamber’s President in 2012-13.


  • FT Innovative Lawyers 2012
  • Best Lawyers
  • Chambers Global Leading Firm
  • Chambers Europe Leading Firm
  • IFLR 1000 Recommended Firm
  • Legal 500 EMEA Leading Firm
  • Chambers Europe Awards 2010 – Client Service Winner
  • The Lawyer European Awards 2010 – Managing Partner of the year winner

  • Winner of Chambers Client Service Award 2011

  • Honigman and its attorneys have been recognized by our clients, peers and the media for our leadership in various endeavors. Listed below are many of our recent honors:
  • Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP (Honigman) is number one in the United States as the legal advisor for bank and thrift deals (ranked by number) in 2010, according to SNL Financial, a prominent source for banking data and news.
  • Ranked number one law firm in Michigan for the key practice areas of Corporate/M&A, Litigation, and Real Estate by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2011. The Labor and Employment, Employee Benefits, and Banking and Finance practices were recognized as leading practices in Michigan.
  • Twenty-one attorneys recognized as the Top Lawyers in their profession by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2011.
  • Eighty attorneys named in The Best Lawyers in America 2011 – highest number of attorneys in Michigan in each of the following categories: Biotechnology, Corporate Governance and Compliance, Corporate, Franchise, Health Care, Insurance, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Funds, Project Finance, Real Estate, Securities, Tax and Venture Capital.
  • Eight attorneys recognized as Best Lawyers in America “Lawyers of the Year” for 2011, which was the most of any law firm in Michigan.
  • Sixty-five attorneys named in Michigan Super Lawyers 2010 – two attorneys named in The Top 10 Michigan Super Lawyers. Fifteen attorneys named in The Top 100 Michigan Super Lawyers, which was the most of any law firm in Michigan, and three attorneys named in The Top 50 Women Super Lawyers. Thirty-five attorneys named as “Rising Stars,” which was the most of any law firm in Michigan.
  • Sixty-seven attorneys named to DBusiness magazine’s 2011 Top Lawyers List.
  • Rated one of three Best Corporate Law Firms in Detroit by Corporate Board Member magazine in 2011.
  • Recognized as one of Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For by the Michigan Business and Professional Association.

  • Finance Monthly Law Awards 2011
    Hunt & Hunt is the winner in the category of International Trade Law Firm of the Year, Australia for the Finance Monthly Law Awards 2011
  • BRW Client Choice Awards 2011
    Hunt & Hunt was a finalist in the ‘Best Provider by the Professional Services Sector’ category of the 2011 BRW Client Choice Awards. This follows on from our nomination last year in the category of “Outstanding Client Care”.

  • The Irvine, California office of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) was ranked the 4th best “Large Company” to work for by the Orange County Business Journal
  • Ben Reznik selected as one of California’s “Top 100″ Lawyers, by Daily Journal
  • Amy Messigian named one of the Log Angeles Public Counsel’s “Volunteers of the Year”
  • Jeff Goldman named as one of “Top 75″ IP Litigators in California, by Daily Journal
  • Guy Maisnik elected as a Fellow of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys
  • Jim Butler named on one of California’s Top Real Estate Deal Makers, by Daily Journal
  • Craig Levine named a finalist in the M&A Advisor’s “40 Under 40″
  • Louise Ann Fernandez named one of California’s “Top 50″ Labor & Employment lawyers, by Daily Journal

  • National Law Journal – On April 16, 2012, Kean Miller was recently recognized by the National Law Journal in its inaugural NLJ 350 section, a listing of the Top 350 law firms in the United States. The article profiles the firm’s unique culture and client-centric growth strategy.
  • Corporate Counsel Magazine – Kean Miller has been recognized as a “Go-To” law firm in Louisiana by in-house counsel at major Fortune 500 companies for the past 5 years. The “Go-To Law Firms” list is compiled from a survey of Fortune® 500 in-house lawyers and is conducted by Corporate Counsel magazine. Only the law firms that meet the strict requirements of the Fortune 500 clients they serve are appointed. No law firm can request to be listed and less than one-half of one percent of all of the law firms in the U.S. and abroad are included.
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV-Ratings – Forty-eight Kean Miller attorneys (37%) are AV-rated by the Martindale-Hubbell legal directory. An AV-rating reflects the confidential opinions of bar members and the judiciary, and attests to the individual attorney’s legal ability and adherence to professional standards of ethics. The Martindale-Hubbell AV-rating indicates very high to preeminent legal ability and very high ethical standards as established by confidential opinions from members of the bar.
  • Best Lawyers in America – Twenty Kean Miller partners are listed in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Published biennially since 1983, The Best Lawyers in America is widely regarded as the preeminent referral guide to the legal profession in the United States. Compiled through an exhaustive peer-review survey in which thousands of the top attorneys in the U.S. confidentially evaluate their professional peers, the current edition of Best Lawyers is based on more than 350,000 detailed evaluations of attorneys by other attorneys.
  • Chambers USA – Twelve Kean Miller attorneys are listed in the 2012 edition of Chambers USA – America’s Leading Business Lawyers. Chambers is widely regarded as the preeminent European referral guide for the U.S. legal profession. Compiled through exhaustive surveys with over 4500 attorneys from Maine to Hawaii, the guide is based solely on market recommendation. Researchers spend one year canvassing clients and lawyers across the U.S. to obtain a consistent market view of which firms and attorneys are considered leaders in their field.
  • Super Lawyers – Nineteen Kean Miller attorneys are listed in the 2012 edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers. The publishers strictly adhere to a rigorous selection process by verifying and validating all data submitted by attorneys and law firms. The Kean Miller attorneys listed include: Christopher J. Dicharry (Administrative Law, Tax); Gary A. Bezet (Class Action / Mass Torts, Personal Injury Defense: General, Eminent Domain); Dean P. Cazenave (Real Estate, Business/Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions); Charles S. “Trey” McCowan, III (Environmental Litigation, Energy & Natural Resources); Class Action / Mass Torts); Charles S. McCowan, Jr. (Class Action / Mass Torts, Environmental); William R. D’Armond (Employment & Labor); Maureen N. Harbourt (Environmental, Energy & Natural Resources); Leonard L. “Len” Kilgore, III (Environmental, Civil Litigation Defense, Class Action/Mass Tort); Kevin C. Curry (Estate Planning and Probate); Carey J. Messina (Est ate Planning and Probate, Estate and Trust Litigation, Tax); Isaac M. “Mack” Gregorie, Jr. (Real Estate, Business/Corporate); Todd A. Rossi (Tax, Business Litigation); Michael A. McGlone (Energy & Natural Resources, Personal Injury Defense, General Litigation), Charles R. “Chuck” Talley (Transportation / Maritime, Energy & Natural Resources); Katherine W. King (Utilities, Energy & Natural Resources); David K. Nelson (Construction Litigation, Construction/Surety, Business Litigation); Linda G. Rodrigue (Health Care); Vance A. Gibbs (Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice Defense, General Litigation, Business Litigation); and James R. Silverstein (Transportation/Maritime, Energy and Natural Resources, Personal Injury Defense).
  • Leadership in Law – Two Kean Miller partners have been recognized by New Orleans CityBusiness magazine for their leadership in the legal community in 2012 and 2013. Stephen C. Hanemann (2012) and Anthony Williams (2013) have been recognized by the “Leadership in Law” award which recognizes the top 50 attorneys in the New Orleans area based on their professional, civic, and charitable endeavors.
  • Louisiana State Bar Association Human Rights Award – In June 2012, the Louisiana State Bar Association will recognize Kean Miller with its second-annual Human Rights Award. The award recognizes the firm’s many contributions in promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession, including the Kean Miller Connection program.
  • Kean Miller has been named to Corporate Counsel magazine’s 2011 In–House Law Departments at the Top 500 Companies “Go-To Law Firms” list.
  • Kean Miller’s Chief Financial Officer, Alice N. Miller, has been selected by the Baton Rouge Business Report as one of its 2011 Influential Women in Business.
  • Karen Waters Shipman, a partner in the New Orleans office of Kean Miller LLP, was recently selected by New Orleans CityBusiness magazine as a recipient of its 2011 Leadership in Law award.
  • Kean Miller LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been selected for the Louisiana Appleseed “Good Apple” award. The award recognizes the firm’s dedication to a pro bono project on dating violence prevention. Kean Miller LLP and Louisiana Appleseed designed the Abuse Prevention Through Education project to bring statewide attention to the prevention of relationship abuse through education of Louisiana youth.
  • Kean Miller LLP is pleased to announce that twenty-two (22) of its lawyers are listed in the 2011 edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers, the most of any Baton Rouge-based law firm.
  • Kean Miller LLP is pleased to announce that senior partner Carey J. Messina has been named by Best Lawyers, the oldest and one of the most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession, as the Baton Rouge Tax Lawyer of the Year for 2011.
  • Kean Miller LLP is pleased to announce that founding partner Charles S. McCowan, Jr. has been named by Best Lawyers, the oldest and one of the most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession, as the Baton Rouge Mass Tort Litigator of the Year for 2011.
  • Kean Miller LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been selected as one of three recipients of the Chevron Corporation Law Function’s sixth-annual Law Firm Diversity Recognition Award. Started in 2005, the award program is among those firms that provide legal services to Chevron and recognizes law firms that have distinguished themselves by demonstrating their commitment to diversity in the legal profession, and by fostering an inclusive work environment.
  • Kean Miller LLP is pleased to announce that Gary A. Bezet has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL). Mr. Bezet is the Managing Partner. The ACTL is widely considered to be one of the premier professional organizations composed of preeminent trial lawyers in the United States and Canada. Mr. Bezet was inducted into the College at its Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.
  • Kean Miller LLP is pleased to announce that Bradley C. Myers has been elected as a Fellow of the International Society of Barristers. Mr. Myers is a litigation partner in the firm and a member of the Management Committee.

    • IFLR (International Financial Law Review) – 2010 IFLR Asian Awards

“Private Equity Deal of the Year”

    • ALB (Asian Legal Business) – 2010, 2011 Leading IP firms

2010 Leading Arbitration & Dispute Resolution Law Firms
2010 Leading M&A Firms

  • International Tax Review Asia Tax Awards – Tax Disputes firm of the Year for South Korea
  • Global Law Experts Awards – 2010 Korean-Environmental Law Firm of the Year
  • Pacific Business Press – Asian-Counsel’s Firms of the Year 2010

  • Winner of 11 awards at India Business Law Journal’s 2011 Indian Law Firm Awards (February 2012), including the prestigious award of “Best Overall Law Firms”.
  • Awarded the “National Law firm of the Year – India” at the Chambers Asia Pacific awards 2012.
  • Consecutively won the “New Delhi Firm of the Year” award at the IFLR India Awards 2010, 2011 and 2012.
  • Awarded the “Infrastructure Firm of the Year” award at the IFLR India Awards 2012.
  • Awarded the “Restructuring Team of the Year” award at the IFLR India Awards 2012.
  • Awarded the “Project Finance Deal of the Year” award at the IFLR India Awards 2012.
  • Awarded the “Debt Equity Linked Deal of the Year” award at the IFLR India Awards 2012.
  • Chambers Asia 2012 has voted 25 of our lawyers as “Leaders in their Field”
  • Asialaw 2012 has voted 20 of our lawyers as “Asialaw Leading Lawyers”
  • Recipient of the ‘National Law Firm of the Year’ award at the IFLR Asia awards 2011 and 2010.
  • Ranked 1st in the world in the category ‘Global PFI/PPP Deals’ of the ‘Dealogic Global Review 2010 and 2009’
  • Recipient of India Firm of the year, M&A team of the year and Banking & Finance team of the year by Asialaw.
  • Recipient of the ‘New Delhi Firm of the year’ and ‘Project Finance team of the year’ at the IFLR India awards 2010 and 2011.
  • Awarded the ALB’s Fast 30 law firms for ‘outstanding achievement and peak performance as one of Asia’s fastest growing firms’.
  • Ranked 1st in the Asia-Pacific Project Finance league tables by Dealogic 2010 in the category of ‘Asia and Asia-Pacific Project Finance Loans’.

  • Chambers and Partners Awards: “Bolivian Law Firm of the Year 2010″
  • Chambers and Partners Awards: Shortlisted for “Bolivian Law Firm of the Year 2011″
  • Chambers and Partners Awards: Shortlisted for “Bolivian Law Firm of the Year 2009″
  • Global Arbitration Review (GAR 100): Ranked as one of world´s top 100 international arbitation law firms.

  • Private Client Firm of the Year – The Law Awards of Scotland 2010
  • Employment Firm of the Year – The Law Awards of Scotland 2010
  • Corporate Law Firm of the Year – The Law Awards of Scotland 2010
  • Corporate Lawyer of the Year – The Law Awards of Scotland 2010
  • Private Client Team of the Year – Scottish Legal Awards 2010
  • Significant number of Partners identified as leaders in their field by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500

  • Ranked by Chambers USA®: America’s Top Leading Lawyers for Business (2011) in the following practice areas: Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity, Insurance: Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Labor & Employment: Benefits & Compensation, Litigation: General Commercial, Real Estate, Tax, and Technology & Outsourcing.
  • 29 lawyers were named to Chambers USA®: America’s Top Leading Lawyers for Business (2011); 28 lawyers were named to this prestigious list in 2010.
  • 32 lawyers were listed in Best Lawyers in America® (2011)
  • Ranked by U.S. News-Best Lawyers-“Best Law Firms” (2011) in the following practice areas: Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Corporate Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Employment Law – Management, Environmental Law, General Commercial Litigation, Health Care Law, Information Technology Law, Intellectual Property Law, Labor Law – Management, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Real Estate Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Tax Law, and Trusts & Estates Law.
  • Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP is recognized for “delivering superior client service” in the BTI Client Service A-Team 2010: The Survey of Law Firm Client Service Performance report – standing out in a field of more than 500 law firms serving the Fortune 1000.
  • Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP has been ranked by Equality Illinois in 2010 as a top 10 Illinois LGBT-friendly law firm.
  • In 2010 Ellen Friedler became the second NGE attorney to be recognized as an honoree by Profiles in Diversity Journal, following Patricia Cain in 2009.
  • Thomas C. McDonough was recognized as a “client service leader” in the BTI Client Service All-Stars 2010 report (within “Intellectual Property”), joining an elite group of attorneys nominated solely and exclusively by clients.
  • Mark A. Berkoff and Nicholas M. Miller were named Turnaround Management Association (“TMA”) 2010 Mid-Size Transaction of the Year Award recipients.
  • Angela R. Elbert was selected by Today’s Chicago Woman magazine as one of its 2011 “100 Women Making a Difference.”
  • Angela R. Elbert was named the recipient of the Chicago Bar Association Alliance for Women’s 2010 Alta May Hulett Award, which recognizes lawyers that promote positive change and have contributed to the advancement of women in the legal profession.
  • Emily Mulder Milman was the recipient of the Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service by The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, in conjunction with the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.

  • 2012 Law Firm Of The Year BY Who´s Who Legal.
  • Chambers Latin America- best Ecuadorian firm of the year 2010
  • Who is Who Legal
  • Best Ecuadorian firm of the year 2010
  • Gar 100 – One of the top 100 firms in the world in arbitration, 4th Annual Edition (2011)

  • Chambers USA: “Highly Regarded” Corporate/M&A Law (2012), “Leading Firm” Media & Entertainment: Film, Music, Television & Theater (2012)
  • Legal 500 US: “Top Copyright Firm” (2012), “Top Mergers and Acquisitions Firm” (2012)
  • Marketing The Law Firm – MLF 50: “Top firm in the U.S. in Marketing and Business Development” (2012)
  • National Law Journal: Intellectual Property Hot List (2012)
  • U.S. News & World Report – Best Law Firms First-Tier Firm: (2012 and 2013) National: Music, (2013) Metropolitan: Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures & Television and Music, Family Law, Real Estate Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Immigration Law, and Trusts & Estates Law
  • Chambers USA 2010 and 2011
  • Named among top U.S. firms in Corporate Law, Mergers & Acqusitions, and Media and Entertainment
  • Chambers USA 2009
  • Named among top U.S. firms in Media and Entertainment
  • Chambers USA 2008
  • Named among top U.S. firms in Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment
  • Crain’s New York Business 2008
  • Named among “Best Places To Work In New York City”
  • Intellectual Property Today 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010
  • Named among top Trademark Attorneys in the U.S.
  • Legal Aid Society Honor Roll 2007
  • Legal 500 US 2011
  • Named as one of top Copyright Firms in the U.S.
  • Legal 500 US 2008 and 2009
  • Named as one of top Media, Technology and Telecom Firms in the U.S.
  • Legal 500 US 2007
  • Named as one of top Intellectual Property Litigation Firms in the U.S.
  • Named as one of top Intellectual Property, Technology, Media and Telecom Firms in the U.S.
  • Named as one of top Real Estate Firms in the U.S.
  • Marketing The Law Firm 2010
  • Ranked 15th in U.S. in Marketing And Communications
  • Marketing The Law Firm 2009
  • Ranked 7th in U.S. in Marketing And Communications
  • Marketing The Law Firm 2008
  • Ranked 10th in U.S. in Marketing And Communications
  • National Law Journal 2009 and 2011
  • Named among top Mid-Sized Firms in the U.S.
  • National Law Journal 2008
  • Named a great Middle-Market Firm
  • PLC’s Which Lawyer? 2008 Yearbook
  • Named among top Real Estate Firms in the U.S.
  • Trademark Insider 2009
  • Named among top Trademark Attorneys in the U.S.
  • Web Marketing Association 2007
  • Pryor Cashman’s Website Wins Standard of Excellence Web Award


Ray Quinney & Nebeker is proud of the recognitions we have received as a firm and as individual attorneys.

We are consistently ranked as one of the top firms in Utah, with the most “first-tier” rankings in the US News & World Report and The Best Lawyers of America Best Law Firms report, and regular ”Band 1” rankings in Chambers & Partners.

Our attorneys are also consistently ranked among the best attorneys in the state and are regularly featured in The Best Lawyers of America, Chambers USA, Mountain States Super Lawyers, Martindale Hubbell, and Utah Legal Elite.

  • 36 Best Lawyers in America
  • 14 Attorneys across 4 Practice Areas in Chambers USA
  • RQ&N ranked by Chambers as a leading Utah law firm in the areas of Labor & Employment and Commercial Litigation
  • 61 AV Rated Martindale Hubbell
  • 29 Mountain States Super Lawyers
  • 54 Utah Legal Elite
  • 6 American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Lawyers

  • Robinson Bradshaw Named ‘North Carolina Firm of the Year’ by Benchmark Litigation
  • Sixty-one Robinson Bradshaw lawyers recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers® (2013)
  • Nineteen lawyers recognized by Business North Carolina Magazine as Legal Elite® (2012-2013)
  • Robinson Bradshaw named by American Lawyer Media as one of the “2013 Go-To Law Firms at the Top 500 Companies” for its Labor Litigation practice area
  • Five Robinson Bradshaw lawyers named as Best Lawyers’ ‘2013 Charlotte Lawyers of the Year’
  • Best Lawyers in America® (2013), named Robinson Bradshaw number one in North Carolina in the following categories: Corporate Law, Banking and Finance Law, Bet-the- Company Litigation, Corporate Governance Law, Public Finance Law, International Trade and Finance Law, Litigation – Land Use & Zoning, Sports Law, Securities Regulation, Corporate Compliance Law, Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures & Television, Litigation – Municipal, Natural Resources Law, Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law
  • Sixty-nine Robinson Bradshaw lawyers listed in Best Lawyers in America® (2013)
  • Chambers USA®: America’s Top Leading Lawyers for Business (2012), named Robinson Bradshaw one of North Carolina’s leading firm’s for exceptional work in the following practice areas: Antitrust, Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/M&A, Environment, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial and Real Estate
  • Twenty-two lawyers named to Chambers USA®: America’s Top Leading Lawyers for Business (2012)
  • Twenty-five lawyers named to Chambers USA®: America’s Top Leading Lawyers for Business (2011)
  • Forty-seven lawyers recognized by North Carolina Super Lawyers® (2011)
  • Twenty-one lawyers recognized by Business North Carolina Magazine as Legal Elite® (2011)
  • Sixty Robinson Bradshaw lawyers listed in Best Lawyers in America® (2011)
  • Best Lawyers in America® (2011), named Robinson Bradshaw number one in North Carolina in the following categories: Banking Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Corporate Governance and Compliance and Public Finance
  • Best Lawyers in America® (2011), named Robinson Bradshaw number one in Charlotte in the following categories: Antitrust Law, Banking Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, Corporate Law, Labor and Employment Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Public Finance Law, Securities Law and Trusts and Estates
  • Twenty-two lawyers named to Chambers USA®: America’s Top Leading Lawyers for Business (2010)
  • Fifty-seven lawyers listed in Best Lawyers in America® (2010)
  • Twenty-five lawyers recognized by Business North Carolina Magazine as Legal Elite® (2010)
  • Best Lawyers in America® (2010), named Robinson Bradshaw number one in North Carolina in the following categories: Banking Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, Corporate Law and Public Finance
  • Best Lawyers in America® (2010), named Robinson Bradshaw number one in Charlotte in the following categories: Antitrust Law, Banking Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, Corporate Law, Labor and Employment Law, Public Finance Law, Securities Law and Trusts and Estates

  • Recognition as ‘Law Firm of the Year 2010’ in Peru by Chambers and Partners.
  • Recognition as “Law Firm of the Year” in Peru in 2011, awarded by the prestigious International Who’s Who Legal (repeating the awards also won in 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2006).
  • Client Choice Award 2010’ in Peru by International Law Office.
  • Recognized by the prestigious publication Managing Intellectual Property as one of the best Peruvian law firms in Intellectual Property matters (2010).
  • Recognized by the prestigious publication International Financial Law Review as one of the best Peruvian law firms (2010 and 2011).
  • Selected by the International Tax Review as Peru’s “Tax Disputes Firm of the Year” in 2010.

  • In June 2012, Rogers & Hardin was listed as a Top Ranked Firm in the areas of Antitrust, Corporate/M&A, Labor & Employment, and Litigation: General Commercial and 14 R&H partners were hailed as “Leaders in their Field” in Chambers USA 2012.
  • In August 2012, 19 Rogers & Hardin lawyers were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).
  • Rogers & Hardin received the award for the Georgia “Firm of the Year” for 2012 at the inaugural Benchmark Litigation Awards and was nominated in two additional categories, “Case of the Year” and Georgia “Litigator of the Year” for partner Richard Sinkfield.
  • On November 1, 2012 U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® released the 2013 “Best Law Firms” rankings, marking the third edition of this annual analysis. Rogers & Hardin is pleased to announce that for the third year the firm is listed in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings.
  • Rogers & Hardin is listed as a Top Ranked Firm in the areas of Antitrust, Corporate/M&A, Labor & Employment, and Litigation: General Commercial and 14 R&H partners are hailed as “Leaders in their Field” in Chambers USA 2011.
  • Rogers & Hardin is listed in the Georgia’s Best Lawyers 2011 Edition, a special supplement of The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, for having 12 partners selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® (Copyright 2010 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.). Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 39,000 leading attorneys cast almost 3.1 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas.
  • Ten Rogers & Hardin partners are included in the 2011 edition of Georgia Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional development. Honorees are identified through peer surveys, a blue ribbon panel review and independent research of Law & Politics.
  • Rogers & Hardin partners are ranked in the 4th edition of Benchmark Litigation, the Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys. Rogers & Hardin is recognized as a highly recommended firm in Georgia within litigation and is noted as being “stacked with talent and a very strong mid-sized firm”. The publication’s rankings are the result of extensive interviews with private lawyers and in-house counsel. The Benchmark Litigation 2011 guide is sent out to Fortune 1000 general counsel or litigation counsel, named in-house counsel at US investment banks, financial institutions, commercial banks and partners at leading litigation firms in each state, for referral purposes.
  • Four Partners were named as Georgia Trend’s “2010 Legal Elite”. Georgia Legal Elite are attorneys selected by their peers as the most effective in their area of practice.
  • U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers released the 2010 Best Law Firm Rankings in 2010, marking the inaugural publication of this annual analysis. Rogers & Hardin was listed in the 2010 U.S. News – Best Lawyers Best Law Firm s Rankings.

  • 64 Sherman & Howard Attorneys included in Best Lawyers in America 2013 Edition.
  • 6 Sherman & Howard Attorneys recognized as “Lawyers of the Year” in Best Lawyers in America 2013 Edition.
  • Sherman & Howard was awarded the 2012 Gold Standard Certification by the Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF).
  • 14 Sherman & Howard lawyers and 6 Sherman & Howard practice areas stand out among Colorado lawyers and law firms in the 2012 release of Chambers USA.
  • Sherman & Howard was recognized as one of the top corporate law firms in Denver in a 2012 study by Corporate Board Member magazine and global business advisory firm, FTI Consulting, Inc.
  • 55 Sherman & Howard Practice Groups Ranked in the 2011-2012 U.S. News/Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms” Survey.
  • 8 Sherman & Howard attorneys recognized as “Lawyers of the Year” in Best Lawyers in America 2012 Edition.
  • 54 Sherman & Howard attorneys included in Best Lawyers in America 2012 Edition.
  • Sherman & Howard among top ten national bond and disclosure counsel firms in first quarter 2012.

2011:

  • Chambers USA ®: recognized in eight (8) different areas of practice and fourteen (14) of the firm’s attorneys have been recommended as “Leaders in Their Field” (2011).
  • 2011 Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers recognizes thirty-five (35) attorneys in Hartford County for earning the highest level of professional skill and integrity in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.
  • 2011 Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers recognizes eleven (11) attorneys in Fairfield County for earning the highest level of professional skill and integrity in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.
  • Twenty-seven (27) attorneys have been have been named to the 2011 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America®.” Lawyers are selected based on an exhaustive peer-review survey.
  • Forty-seven (47) attorneys have been selected as “2011 Connecticut Super Lawyer®” or “2011 Connecticut Rising Star®”. One (1) attorney appeared on the “Top 25 Women Attorneys in Connecticut” list.
  • Attorney Brian Clemow, a Partner in the Hartford office of Shipman & Goodwin LLP, has been selected as one of the 100 Most Powerful Corporate Employment Attorneys in America by Lawdragon in conjunction with Human Resource Executive.
  • Honored for Volunteer Efforts on Behalf of Women Empowered Against Violence (WEAVE)

2010:

  • Chambers USA ®: recognized in six (6) different areas of practice and fifteen (15) of the firm’s attorneys have been recommended as “Leaders in Their Field” (2010).
  • 2010 Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers recognizes nine (9) attorneys in Fairfield County for earning the highest level of professional skill and integrity in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.
  • Twenty-five (25) attorneys have been have been named to the 2010 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America®.” Lawyers are selected based on an exhaustive peer-review survey.
  • Forty-eight (48) attorneys at Shipman & Goodwin were selected as “2010 Connecticut Super Lawyer®” or “2010 Connecticut Rising Star®”. Two (2) attorneys appeared on the “Top 25 Women Attorneys in Connecticut” list.

  • Private Equity International – Law Firm of the Year 2010 (Fund Formation) – won for 10 consecutive years
  • Fund Formation Team of the Year – Private Equity News Awards for Excellence in Private Equity Advisory Services Europe 2010
  • Private Equity International 2009 Awards: European Law Firm of the Year (Fund Formation)
  • Corporate Team of the Year – The Lawyer Awards 2010
  • Law Firm of the Year – BVCA/Real Deals Private Equity Awards 2010
  • Second highest law firm and ranked in top 40 of UK companies – Sunday Times Best Green Companies Awards 2010

  • Final nominee at BDO Limited Award for Matrimonial Law
  • Firm of the Year by ALB Magazine

  • Ranked in the inaugural edition of the “Best Law Firms” list published in 2010 by U.S. News Media Group and The Best Lawyers in America®. National first-tier rankings include recognition in Banking and Finance Law, Energy Law, and Oil & Gas Law, placing the Firm among the top 25 firms in the U.S. for these categories and one of only two in the U.S. to receive national first-tier rankings for these three often interrelated areas of law. The Firm is ranked in 8 other areas in the national rankings and 23 areas in the Austin, Dallas, and Houston rankings.
  • Ranked by Chambers USA 2011 among the nation’s top firms in Energy: Oil and Gas (Transactional) and among Texas’ top firms in Antitrust, Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/M&A, Environment, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial, Real Estate, Tax, and Technology: Outsourcing.
  • Ranked by The Legal 500: US 2011 as one of the nation’s top firms in Energy: Litigation; Environment: Litigation; Media, Technology, and Telecoms: Technology: Outsourcing; Mergers, Acquisitions, and Buyouts: M&A: Middle-Market (Sub-$500m); Real Estate and Construction: Real Estate; and Tax: Domestic Tax: Central.
  • Recognized for our superior client service in a field of more than 600 law firms serving Fortune 1000 companies in the 2010 BTI Client Service A-Team survey.
  • Named a recommended law firm in Latin America in the 2011 Latin Lawyer 250 listing.
  • Named “2010 Mexican – Labour and Employment Law Firm of the Year” in the inaugural 2010 Global Law Experts Awards.
  • Named “U.S. Tax Court Firm of the Year” in 2011 by International Tax Review for innovative tax litigation work.
  • Named the 2011 “Mergers & Acquisitions Law Firm of the Year” by Finance Monthly Magazine.
  • Named “Law Firm of the Year” in both the Environment and Regulatory Communications categories of InterContinental Finance Magazine’s Legal Excellence Awards 2011.
  • Ranked by Interactive Age as one of the top U.S. law firms in 2011 for video game industry representation. The Firm ranks 7th on the list of the top 30 firms in the nation, making Thompson & Knight the highest ranked Texas-based firm.
  • Named one of “The Usual Suspects” in the list of top firms for Torts and Negligence representation in the 2010 Corporate Counsel “Who Represents America’s Biggest Companies?” survey.
  • Thompson & Knight has the #1 Antitrust lawyer and #8 Trusts & Estates lawyer in the U.S. by United States Lawyer Rankings 2011.
  • Named a “Recommended Litigation Firm” in Texas for the fourth consecutive year in Benchmark: Litigation 2011.
  • Named one of the top patent litigation firms in Texas in the 2011 IAM Patent Litigation 250, a guide to the world’s leading patent litigators.
  • Named one of the top competition firms in Dallas in the inaugural Texas chapter of the 2011 GCR 100 rankings by Global Competition Review.
  • 29 attorneys named 2011 Chambers USA “Leaders in their Field,” 6 named 2011 Chambers Global “Leaders in their Field,” and 7 named 2011 Chambers Latin America “Leaders in their Field.”
  • 95 attorneys named The Best Lawyers in America® 2011, placing the Firm among the most highly recognized law firms in the U.S. The Firm had more attorneys listed than any other law firm in Dallas, and 3 were named “Lawyer of the Year” for Oil & Gas, Tax, and Trusts and Estates.
  • 79 attorneys named 2010 Texas Super Lawyers®, and 31 named 2011 Texas Rising Stars®.
  • 4 attorneys selected for Who’s Who Legal: Mexico 2010.
  • 16 attorneys named “Best Lawyers in Dallas” by D Magazine in 2011.
  • 7 attorneys named “Top Lawyers” in Houston by H Texas Magazine in 2011.
  • 31 attorneys Firm-wide are Fellows of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, American College of Bankruptcy, American College of Investment Counsel, American College of Mortgage attorneys, American College of Real Estate Lawyers, American College of Tax Counsel, American College of Trial Lawyers, or the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.
  • 38 attorneys Firm-wide are Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
  • Recognized as a “Best Place to Work” by the Dallas Business Journal (for eight consecutive years) and the Houston Business Journal (for three consecutive years).

  • UGGC & Associés elected second best French firm 2010 (International Legal Alliance Summit & award)

Thanks to achievements acquired in its operations based on results of clients and peers’ evaluation and ranking, in 2012 & 2013 V&A received a number of highly coveted awards, including:

  • The “2013 Foreign Direct Investment Law Firm of the Year in Vietnam” award granted by Corporate INTL magazine
  • Shortlist for the “Law Firm of the Year for Vietnam 2013” award granted by the “Chamber Asia” professional publication
  • The 2011 Vietnam Business Law Firm of the Year award granted by Corporate INTL magazine;
  • Shortlist for the “Law Firm of the Year for Vietnam 2011” award granted by the “Chamber Asia” professional publication;
  • The “Law Firm of the Year for Vietnam 2010” award granted by the “Chambers Asia” professional publication;
  • The 2010 Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year in Vietnam award granted by Corporate INTL magazine;
  • Shortlist for the 2010 “National Law Firm of the Year” award granted by the “IFLR1000” professional publication.

In addition, our firm was:

  • Ranked at Gold band in 2013 Vietnam’s IP legal market by World Trademark Review magazine
  • Ranked as one of the top 10 firms for copyright-related advice in Vietnam by the Asia IP magazine
  • Ranked top tier firm in several domains by the Chambers and Partners/Chamber Asia and the Asia Pacific Legal 500 as well as highly-ranked by the Asialaw Profiles and the IFLR1000, etc.
  • Recognized once again as a leading firm in World Tax 2012 of International Tax Review magazine;
  • Ranked at Band 1 in 2011 Vietnam’s IP legal market by World Trademark Review magazine;
  • Ranked top tier firm in several domains by the Chambers and Partners/Chamber Asia and the Asia Pacific Legal 500 as well as highly-ranked by the Asialaw Profiles and the IFLR1000, etc. from time to time.