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  • Listed, “43 Law Firms Clients Say are Winning in the COVID-19 World,” BTI Consulting Group, 2020
  • Top Performer, Law Firm Diversity Program, Microsoft Corp., 2019
  • No. 1, number of attorneys listed, Best Lawyers in America, 2008-2021
  • No. 1, number of attorneys listed, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, 2021
  • No. 1, number of overall first-tier rankings and most first-tier metropolitan rankings, “Best Law Firms,” U.S. News – Best Lawyers®, 2011-2020
  • No. 3, Law360 400, Law360, 2019
  • No. 19, “Global 200,” based on revenue, The American Lawyer, 2020
  • Top 30, Best Law Firms in Client Service Performance, BTI’s Client Service A-Team, BTI Consulting Group, 2019-2020
  • “Highly Recommended Law Firm,” BTI Most Recommended Law Firms, BTI Consulting Group, 2019
  • 430+ lawyer and firm rankings in Chambers and Partners Guides worldwide, Chambers and Partners, 2019-2020
  • 400+ attorneys included, Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2016-2019
  • 100+ attorneys and 31 practices recognized, U.S., The Legal 500, 2016-2019
  • Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year, Poland, IFLR EuropeAwards, 2018-2019
  • “Top Tier” Law Firm in Real Estate, Legal 500 U.S., 2013-2019
  • USA Restructuring Law Firm of the Year, Global M&A Network'sTurnaround Atlas Awards, 2019
  • Top 25, BTI Brand Elite Report, BTI Consulting Group, 2019
  • Top 100, Vault Law, 2019
  • Global Firm of the Year in Europe Award Shortlist, The Lawyer, 2019

Pre-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
  • “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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Diversity, Women’s & LGBT Scorecards, The American Lawyer/National Law Journal, 2020
    • No. 1, Number of African American Partners Overall
    • No. 1, Number of African American Attorneys Overall
    • No. 1, Number of Hispanic American/Latino Attorneys Overall
    • No. 2, Number of Hispanic American/Latino Partners Overall
    • No. 2, Number of LGBT Partners Overall
    • No. 4, Number of Minority Attorneys Overall
    • No. 5, Number of Asian American Partners Overall
    • No. 6, Number of Female Partners Overall
  • Score of 100% on Corporate Equality Index, Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2017-2018, 2020
  • Shortlisted, “Best International Firm for Diversity,” Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards, 2016-2020
  • No. 1, U.S. Firms in the UK, Top 50 Diversity Rankings, The Lawyer, 2019
  • Top Performer, Law Firm Diversity Program, Microsoft Corp., 2019
  • No. 9, 600+ Lawyers Category, “100 Best Law Firms for Minority Attorneys,” Diversity Snapshot, Law360, 2019
  • No. 6, 600+ Attorney Category, "Top Firms for Minority Equity Partners Overall," Diversity Snapshot, Law360, 2019 
  • Most Innovative Gender Diversity Initiative, Chambers Women in Law Awards: USA, Chambers and Partners, 2018 
  • A+, Racial Report Card, Diversity Report Card, Houston Multi-Bar Diversity Committee, 2018
  • A-, Gender Report Card, Houston Multi-Bar Diversity Committee, 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. 6, Number of Female Partners Overall, Women’s Scorecard, The American Lawyer/National Law Journal, 2020
  • Best in Labor & Employment (Individual Award), Euromoney, Europe Women in Business Law Awards, 2020
  • Best in Life Sciences (Individual Award), Euromoney, Europe Women in Business Law Awards, 2020
  • Best in Media & Entertainment (Individual Award), Euromoney, Europe Women in Business Law Awards, 2020
  • Best in Structured Finance (Individual Award), Euromoney, Europe Women in Business Law Awards, 2020
  • Best in Wealth Management (Individual Award), Euromoney, Europe Women in Business Law Awards, 2020
  • Winner, Best International Firm for Talent Management,Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards, 2020
  • Winner, US – Midwest Firm of the Year, Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards, 2020
  • Shortlisted, Best International Firm for Women in Business Law, Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards, 2016-2018; 2020
  • Shortlisted, Best Gender Diversity Initiative by International Firm; Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards, 2020
  • Shortlisted, Best International Mentoring Program, Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards, 2016-2020
  • Shortlisted, Best International Firm for Latin America Practice, Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards, 2016-2017; 2019-2020
  • No. 1, U.S. Firms in the UK (Female Partnership Proportion in the UK), Top 50 Diversity Rankings, The Lawyer, 2019 
  • Best in Real Estate (Individual Award), Euromoney, Europe Women in Business Law Awards, 2019
  • Shortlisted, Best International firm for Diversity,Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards, 2016-2019
  • Shortlisted, Best International Firm for Pro Bono Work, Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards, 2016-2019
  • 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
  • A-, Gender Report Card, Houston Multi-Bar Diversity Committee, 2018
  • 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
  • Winner, Pro Bono Program of the Year, Chambers Diversity and Inclusion Awards: Latin America 2019
  • No. 5, Corporate Philanthropy List, South Florida Business Journal, 2019 
  • 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. 1, Most Charitable Law Firms, Philanthropy Survey, Law360, 2015
  • Recipient, “Allegiance Award,” Pro Bono, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), 2015

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

  • No. 5, Most Active Plaintiffs’ Law Firms 2010 to 2019, Trade Secret Litigation Report, Lex Machina, 2020
  • No. 7, Most Active Plaintiffs’ Law Firms in 2019, Trade Secret Litigation Report, Lex Machina, 2020
  • No. 5, Most Active Defendants’ Law Firms 2010 to 2019, , Trade Secret Litigation Report, Lex Machina, 2020
  • “Law Firm of the Year” - Trademark Law, U.S. News – Best Lawyers®, “Best Law Firms,” 2020
  • “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

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 Program of the Year, Chambers Diversity and Inclusion Awards: Latin America, 2019
  • Winner, White Collar Crime Law Firm of the Year, The Latin American Lawyer Energy & Infrastructure Awards, 2019
  • 13 attorneys, 9 practices recognized in Chambers and Partners 2020 Latin America Guide
  • Ranked, Mexico, FinTech Legal, Band 1, Chambers Fintech, 2020
  • 7 practices recognized, Mexico, The Legal 500 Latin America, 2019
  • 11 attorneys recognized, Best Lawyers in Mexico, 2020
  • 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
  • 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