Awards & Accolades

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2019

  • No. 1, number of attorneys listed, Best Lawyers in America, 2008-2020
  • “Highly Recommended Law Firm,” BTI Most Recommended Law Firms, BTI Consulting Group, 2019
  • 400+ attorneys included, Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2016-2019
  • No. 1, number of overall first-tier rankings and most first-tier metropolitan rankings, “Best Law Firms,” U.S. News – Best Lawyers®, 2011-2019*
  • 100+ attorneys and 31 practices recognized, U.S., The Legal 500, 2016-2019
  • Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year, Poland, IFLR Europe Awards, 2018-2019
  • “Top Tier” Law Firm in Real Estate, Legal 500 U.S., 2013-2019
  • Top 25, BTI Brand Elite Report, BTI Consulting Group, 2019
  • USA Restructuring Law Firm of the Year, Global M&A Network's Turnaround Atlas Awards, 2019
  • Shortlisted, “Global Firm of the Year in Europe Award,” The Lawyer, 2019
  • Top 100, Vault Law, 2019

2018

  • “Top Tier” Law Firm in Dispute Resolution – Product Liability, Mass Tort, and Class Action: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices – Defense, Legal 500 U.S., 2018
  • “USA Real Estate Law Firm of the Year,” Chambers USA Awards, Chambers and Partners, 2010, 2013, 2017-2018
  • “Products Liability Department of the Year,” The American Lawyer, 2018
  • No. 19, “Global 100,” based on revenue, The American Lawyer, 2017-2018

2017 

  • No. 1, Law360 400, Law360, 2017  
  • 300+ attorneys, overall Chambers Guides rankings, Chambers and Partners, 2016-2017

2016

  • Top 30 Ranking, The BTI Brand Elite Report, BTI Consulting Group, 2015-2016
  • Outstanding Firm for Furthering Diversity and Inclusion, Chambers Diversity Awards: USA, Chambers and Partners, 2016
  • “Common Good Award,” Pro Bono, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, 2016
  • “Law Firm of the Year for Client Service,” Poland, Chambers Europe Awards, Chambers and Partners, 2016
  • “Law Firm of the Year,” Environmental, “Best Law Firms,” U.S. News – Best Lawyers®, 2016*
  • “Strongest Firms for Go-To Outside Counsel,” Insurance, BTI Report, BTI Consulting Group, 2016
  • 30+ attorneys and 25+ practices recognized, Europe, Middle East & Africa, The Legal 500, 2016
  • Top 5 Scoring Firm, “Who Represent America’s Biggest Companies,” Corporate Counsel, 2016

2015

  • No. 1, “Most Charitable Law Firms,” Philanthropy Survey, Law360, 2015
  • Outstanding Firm for Furthering Diversity and Inclusion, Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards: USA, Chambers and Partners, 2015   
  • “The Client Service 30,” BTI Report, BTI Consulting Group, 2012-2015
  • “Allegiance Award,” Pro Bono, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), 2015
  • “Law Firm of the Year,” Real Estate, “Best Law Firms,” U.S. News – Best Lawyers®, 2015*
  • “The Client Service All-Stars,” Top 10, BTI Report, BTI Consulting Group, 2015

*Rankings reflect year of edition

  • Diversity, Women’s & LGBT Scorecards, The American Lawyer/National Law Journal, 2019
    • No. 1, Number of African American Partners Overall
    • No. 1, Number of African American Attorneys Overall
    • No. 1, Number of Hispanic American/Latino Partners Overall
    • No. 1, Number of Hispanic American/Latino Attorneys Overall
    • No. 5, Number of LGBT Partners Overall
    • No. 6, Number of Minority Attorneys Overall
    • No. 6, Number of Female Partners Overall
    • No. 7, Number of Asian American Partners Overall
  • No. 1, U.S. Firms in the UK, Top 50 Diversity Rankings, The Lawyer, 2019
  • No. 9, 600+ Lawyers Category, “100 Best Law Firms for Minority Attorneys,” Diversity Snapshot, Law360, 2019
  • Most Innovative Gender Diversity Initiative, Chambers Women in Law Awards: USA, Chambers and Partners, 2018 
  • No. 5, Top Firms for Minority Equity Partners Overall, 600+ Attorney Category, Diversity Snapshot, Law360, 2018
  • Score of 100% on Corporate Equality Index, Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2017-2018
  • A+, Racial Report Card, Diversity Report Card, Houston Multi-Bar Diversity Committee, 2018
  • A-, Gender Report Card, Houston Multi-Bar Diversity Committee, 2018
  • Shortlisted, “Best International Firm for Diversity,” Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards, 2016-2018
  • Outstanding Firm for Furthering Diversity and Inclusion, Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards: USA, Chambers & Partners, 2016
  • Most Inclusive Firm for Minority Women Lawyers, Chambers Women in Law Awards: USA, Chambers and Partners, 2015
  • Most Valuable Mentoring Programme for Women Lawyers, Chambers Women in Law Awards: Latin America, Chambers and Partners, 2015
  • No. 1, Number of Women Attorneys Listed, United States, U.S. News – Best Lawyers®, 2017, 2019-2020
  • No. 1, U.S. Firms in the UK (Female Partnership Proportion in the UK), Top 50 Diversity Rankings, The Lawyer, 2019 
  • No. 6, Number of Female Partners Overall, Women’s Scorecard, The American Lawyer/National Law Journal, 2019
  • Best in Real Estate (Individual Award), Euromoney, Europe Women in Business Law Awards, 2019
  • No. 2, Number of Women Attorneys Listed, United States, U.S. News – Best Lawyers®, 2018
  • Most Innovative Gender Diversity Initiative, Chambers Women in Law Awards: USA, Chambers and Partners, 2018
  • Shortlisted, Best International Firm for Women in Business Law, Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards, 2018
  • A-, Gender Report Card, Houston Multi-Bar Diversity Committee, 2018
  • Shortlisted, Best International Firm for Latin America Practice, Best International firm for Diversity, Best International Mentoring Program, and Best International Firm for Women in Business Law, Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards, 2016-2017
  • Shortlisted, Best International Firm for Pro Bono Work, Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards, 2017
  • Most Inclusive Firm for Minority Women Lawyers, Chambers Women in Law Awards: USA, Chambers and Partners, 2015
  • Shortlisted, Most Pioneering Gender Diversity Initiative and Most Valuable Mentoring Program for Women Lawyers, Chambers Women in Law Awards: USA, Chambers and Partners, 2015
  • Most Valuable Mentoring Programme for Women Lawyers, Chambers Women in Law Awards: Latin America, Chambers and Partners, 2015

*Rankings reflect year of edition

  • Recipient, Alexis Rovzar Pro Bono Medal of Merit, Appleseed Mexico, 2018
  • Recipient, Pro Bono Award, Latin Lawyer, 2018
  • Recipient, Pro Bono Award, Legal Information for Families Today, 2018
  • Recipient, Pro Bono Mission Partner Award (Regional Leadership), The Veterans Consortium, 2018
  • Recipient, ABA Military Pro Bono Project Outstanding Services Award, 2018
  • Recipient, Firm Pro Bono Excellency Award, Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, 2018
  • Shortlisted, Pioneering Pro Bono Program of the Year, Chambers Women in Law Awards: USA, 2017-2018
  • Shortlisted, Best International Firm for Pro Bono Work, Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards, 2016-2018
  • Recipient, Distinguished Service to the Arts Award, Lawyers for the Creative Arts, 2017
  • Recipient, Common Good Award, Pro Bono, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, 2016
  • Recipient, Hope Award, The Center of Hope (Haiti), 2016
  • Honored, Equal Justice Works 30th Anniversary, 2016
  • Recipient, Champion of Justice Award, Domestic Violence Legal Clinic, 2016
  • No. 4, Corporate Philanthropy List, South Florida Business Journal, 2016   
  • No. 1, Most Charitable Law Firms, Philanthropy Survey, Law360, 2015
  • Recipient, “Allegiance Award,” Pro Bono, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), 2015

Banking & Financial Services 

  • “Law Firm of the Year,” Banking & Finance, “Best Law Firms,” U.S. News – Best Lawyers®, 2017*

Corporate

  • Highly Regarded, Nationwide, Corporate/M&A, Chambers USA, 2019
  • Corporate Development Team Awards Category – Advisory/Consulting, EMEA Corporate Growth Awards, The M&A Advisor, 2018
  • Transaction of the Year (Over £500MM - £1 Billion), EMEA Corporate Growth Awards, The M&A Advisor, 2018
  • Industrials Deal of the Year (£100MM - £1 Billion), EMEA Corporate Growth Awards, The M&A Advisor, 2018
  • Utilities Deal of the Year, EMEA Corporate Growth Awards, The M&A Advisor, 2018
  • “International Law Firm of the Year - Corporate & Finance,” Florida-Based, Latin America Awards, Chambers and Partners, 2009-2011, 2013, 2015-2016
  • Top 5 Scoring Firm, “Who Represents America’s Biggest Companies,” Corporate Counsel, 2016
  • Named to Corporate Board Member Magazine’s “America’s Best Corporate Law Firms” list, 2015

Energy & Natural Resources

  • First-Tier, Energy Law, “Best Law Firms,” U.S. News – Best Lawyers®2019*

Environmental

  • Ranked, Nationwide, Environmental Law, Chambers USA, 2015-2019
  • First-Tier, Environmental and Litigation - Environmental, “Best Law Firms,” U.S. News – Best Lawyers®2015, 2017-2019*
  • Ranked, “Industry Focus - Environment - Litigation,” Legal 500 United States Guide, 2015-2019
  • Ranked, “Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action: Toxic Tort - Defense,” Legal 500 United States Guide, 2016-2019
  • Ranked, “Product Liability and Mass Tort Defense - Toxic Tort,” Legal 500 United States Guide, 2015-2019
  • “Law Firm of the Year,” Environmental, “Best Law Firms,” U.S. News – Best Lawyers®, 2016*

Gaming

  • Ranked, Nationwide, Gaming & Licensing, Band 1, Chambers USA, 2016-2019

Government Law & Policy

  • “New York City Power 100 list,” City and State, 2014-2019
  • “Albany Power 100 list,” City and State, 2013-2019
  • Honorable Mention, “Top Performing Lobbyists,” Bloomberg Government, 2018
  • “Top Listed – Government Relations,” The Best Lawyers in America©, 2018
  • No. 3, Law Firm/Lobbying Category, Mike Hailey’s Texas Lobby Power Rankings, 2017
  • "Albany's Top 40 Power Players,” Observer, 2015
  • No. 3, Lobby Power Rankings, Texas, Capitol Inside, 2015

Insurance

  • “Honor Roll – Insurance,” BTI Power Rankings, BTI Consulting Group, 2017
  • “Strongest Firms for Go-To Outside Counsel,” Insurance, BTI Report, The BTI Consulting Group, 2016
  • “The Top 16 Firms GCs Love for Insurance Work,” BTI Power Rankings, The BTI Consulting Group, 2016

Intellectual Property

  • “Law Firm of the Year,” - Information Technology Law, U.S. News – Best Lawyers®, “Best Law Firms,” 2019
  • “National Tier 1” Law Firm - IP Litigation, Patent Law and Litigation, Copyright Law, Trademark Law, and Information Technology Law, “Best Law Firms,” U.S. News – Best Lawyers®, 2014-2019
  • Top Intellectual Property Firm, “IP Stars,” Managing Intellectual Property Magazine, 2013-2019
  • Top Patent Firm, “IAM Patent 1000,” Intellectual Asset Management Magazine, 2012-2019
  • Top Trademark Firm, “WTR 1000,” World Trademark Review, 2011-2019
  • Top 20 Ranking, “Patent Litigation Survey,” Corporate Counsel, 2015-2016
  • “Hall of Fame Award,” Intellectual Property, Daily Business Review, 2015 

Labor & Employment

  • First Tier ranking in ERISA and ERISA Litigation, U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms,” 2013-2019
  • First-Tier ranking in Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment, and Immigration Law, U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms,” 2011-2019
  • 13 attorneys recognized (including one attorney in the Hall of Fame), Human Resource Executive Magazine/Lawdragon, “100 Most Powerful Employment Lawyers,” 2019
  • “Litigation Department of the Year,” Atlanta, Labor & Employment, Daily Report, 20152017
  • “Most Feared Firms,” Standout Firm, Everyday Employment Litigation, The BTI Litigation Outlook, BTI Consulting Group, 2017
  • “Most Feared Firms,” Honor Roll Firm, Complex Employment, The BTI Litigation Outlook, BTI Consulting Group, 2017

Litigation

  • Shortlisted, Product Liability Firm of the Year, Benchmark Litigation, 2019 
  • “Top Tier” Law Firm in Dispute Resolution – Product Liability, Mass Tort, and Class Action: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices – Defense, Legal 500 U.S., 2018-2019
  • “Litigation Department of the Year,” Atlanta, Products Liability & Mass Torts, Daily Report, 20132015-2018
  • “Products Liability Department of the Year,” The American Lawyer, 2018
  • “Most Feared Firms;” Standout Firm: Complex Commercial Litigation, Everyday Commercial Litigation, Everyday Employment Litigation, and Product Liability Litigation; The BTI Litigation Outlook, BTI Consulting Group, 2017
  • “Most Feared Firms,” Honor Roll Firm, Complex Employment, The BTI Litigation Outlook, BTI Consulting Group, 2017
  • “Law Firm of the Year,” Litigation: Real Estate, “Best Law Firms,” U.S. News – Best Lawyers®2014, 2017*
  • “Litigation Department of the Year,” New Jersey, Class Action, New Jersey Law Journal, 2016
  • “Litigation Department of the Year,” Florida, Real Estate, Daily Business Review, 2015

Real Estate

  • Best in Real Estate (Individual Award), Euromoney, Europe Women in Business Law Awards, 2019
  • “Top Tier” Law Firm in Real Estate, Legal 500 U.S., 2013-2019
  • “USA Real Estate Law Firm of the Year,” Chambers USA Awards, Chambers and Partners, 2010, 2013, 2017-2018
  • “Law Firm of the Year - Fund Formation,” Europe, PERE Global Awards, 2018
  • “Law Firm of the Year,” Litigation: Real Estate, “Best Law Firms,” U.S. News – Best Lawyers®2015 and 2018
  • “Hospitality Group of the Year,” Law360, 2017
  • Top 5 Ranking, “Best Law Firms,” Practice: Real Estate, Vault, 2010-2017 
  • Top Real Estate Law Firm, Commercial Property Executive (CPE), 2016

Restructuring & Bankruptcy

  • “USA Restructuring Law Firm of the Year,” Global M&A Network's Turnaround Atlas Awards, 2019
  • “National Tier 1” Law Firm for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation-Bankruptcy, U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms,” 2019
  • “Refinancing Deal of the Year,” The M&A Advisor’s Turnaround Awards, 2019
  • “Lawyer of the Year,” Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency in Miami, Mark D. Bloom, The Best Lawyers in America©, 2019
  • “Cross Border Special Situations M&A Deal of the Year (Small-Mid Markets),”Global M&A Network's Turnaround Atlas Awards, 2019
  • “Chapter 11 Restructuring Deal of the Year, Mid-Market Segments ($100MM-$250MM),” Global M&A Network's Turnaround Atlas Awards, 2019
  • “Turnaround of the Year, Large Mid-Markets ($500MM-$1B),” Global M&A Network's Turnaround Atlas Awards, 2019
  • “Turnaround of the Year,” Mega ($1B+) Global M&A Network's Turnaround Atlas Awards, 2019
  • “Distressed M&A Deal of the Year (Small Cap),” Global M&A Network's Turnaround Atlas Awards, 2018
  • “Chapter 11 Restructuring of the Year – Middle Markets,” Global M&A Network's Turnaround Atlas Awards, 2018
  • “Small Transaction of the Year,” TMA Chicago/Midwest Chapter Awards, 2018
  • “Professional Services (B-To-B) Deal of the Year,” The M&A Advisor’s Turnaround Awards, 2018
  • “Restructuring Community Impact Deal of the Year,” The M&A Advisor’s Turnaround Awards, 2018
  • “Sec. 363 Sale of the Year (Over $100MM to $250MM),” The M&A Advisor’s Turnaround Awards, 2018
  • “Sec. 363 Sale of the Year ($25MM to $100MM),” The M&A Advisor’s Turnaround Awards, 2017
  • “Corporate Turnaround of the Year," Global M&A Network's Turnaround Atlas Awards, 2017
  • “Consumer Services Restructuring of the Year,” Global M&A Network's Turnaround Atlas Awards, 2017
  • “Entertainment Services Restructuring of the Year,” Global M&A Network's Turnaround Atlas Awards, 2017

*Rankings reflect year of edition

United States 

  • “Best Law Firms,” South Florida Legal Guide, 2019 
  • “Litigation Department of the Year,” Georgia, American Lawyer Media, 2018
  • Shortlisted, Best Law Firm, North America – Midwest, Northeast, US South, US West; Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards, 2016-2018 
  • Top 5 Ranking, “Best Law Firms,” U.S. Region: Miami, Vault, 2015-2017
  • “Litigation Department of the Year,” Atlanta, Labor & Employment, Daily Report, 2015, 2017
  • “Litigation Department of the Year,” Atlanta, Products Liability & Mass Torts, Daily Report, 2013, 2015-2017
  • Top 5 Ranking, “Best Law Firms,” U.S. Region: Mountain States, Vault, 2017
  • “Top Workplace,” Houston, Houston Chronicle, 2009-2016
  • “Litigation Department of the Year,” New Jersey, Class Action, New Jersey Law Journal, 2016
  • “Albany Power 100 List,” Government Law & Policy, City and State, 2015-2016
  • “International Law Firm of the Year - Corporate & Finance,” Florida-Based, Chambers Latin America Awards, Chambers and Partners, 2009-2011, 2013, 2015-2016
  • No. 4, Corporate Philanthropy List, South Florida Business Journal, 2016
  • “Hall of Fame Award,” Intellectual Property, Florida, Daily Business Review, 2015
  • “Litigation Department of the Year,” Florida, Real Estate, Daily Business Review, 2015
  • “Albany's Top 40 Power Players,” Government Law & Policy, Observer, 2015
  • No. 3, Lobby Power Rankings, Texas, Capitol Inside, 2015
  • Most Inclusive Firm for Minority Women Lawyers, Chambers Women in Law Awards: USA, Chambers and Partners, 2015  

Europe

  • No. 1, U.S. Firms in the UK, Top 50 Diversity Rankings, The Lawyer, 2019
  • “Band 1 - Poland,” Capital Markets Equity, Corporate/M&A, Private Equity, and Real Estate,Chambers Europe, 2019 
  • “Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year Award for Poland,” IFLR, 2018-2019
  • Shortlisted, Global Firm of the Year in Europe, The Lawyer, 2019 
  • 47 attorneys recognized, The Legal 500 EMEA, 2018
  • 21 practices recognized, The Legal 500 EMEA, 2018 
  • “Law Firm of the Year - Fund Formation,” Europe, PERE Global Awards, 2018
  • “Law Firm of the Year for Poland,” Chambers Europe Awards2017 
  • 7 attorneys recognized, Best Lawyers in Germany, 2017*
  • 17 attorneys recognized, Chambers UK Guide, 2017
  • 40 attorneys recognized, Chambers Europe Guide, 2017
  • 55 attorneys recognized, Chambers Global Guide, 2017
  • 12 practice areas recognized, Legal 500 UK Guide, 2017
  • 30+ attorneys and 25+ practices recognized, Europe, Middle East & Africa, The Legal 500, 2016
  • 14 attorneys recognized, Best Lawyers in Poland, 2016*
  • 6 attorneys recognized, Best Lawyers in UK, 2016*
  • “Law Firm of the Year for Client Service,” Poland, Chambers Europe Awards, Chambers and Partners, 2016

Asia

  • 2 attorneys recognized, Best Lawyers in Japan, 2016*

Latin America

  • Winner, Pro Bono Award, Latin Lawyer, 2018
  • Shortlisted, Best Law Firm, Latin America – Mexico, Euromoney Americas Women in Business Awards, 2016-2018
  • Shortlisted, Best International Firm Latin America Practice, Euromoney Americas Women in Business Awards, 2016-2017
  • “International Law Firm of the Year - Corporate & Finance,” Florida-Based, Chambers Latin America Awards, Chambers and Partners, 2009-2013, 2015-2016
  • 3 attorneys recognized, Best Lawyers in Mexico, 2016*
  • Most Valuable Mentoring Programme for Women Lawyers, Chambers Women in Law Awards: Latin America, Chambers and Partners, 2015
  • 3 practices recognized, Latin America: International Firms, The Legal 500, 2015

Middle East & Africa

  • 47 attorneys recognized, The Legal 500 EMEA, 2018
  • 21 practices recognized, The Legal 500 EMEA, 2018
  • Listed, “Foreign Desk Abroad,” Corporate/M&A, Israel, Chambers Global, 2017  
  • Ranked, Prominent, International Trade, Dun's 100, 2016, 2017
  • Ranked, Prominent Leader, “International Commercial,” BDICode, 2016, 2017
  • Ranked, Leader, “Mergers & Acquisitions,” BDICode, 2016, 2017
  • 30+ attorneys and 25+ practices recognized, Europe, Middle East & Africa, The Legal 500, 2016

 *Rankings reflect year of edition