Awards & Accolades

Select Rankings and Recognition

2018

  • No. 1, number of attorneys listed, Best Lawyers in America, 2008-2018*
  • Top 20, BTI Brand Elite Report, BTI Consulting Group, 2018
  • "Top Tier" Law Firm in Real Estate, Legal 500 U.S., 2017-2018
  • "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,” USA Awards, Chambers and Partners, 2010, 2013, 2017-2018
  • No. 19, “Global 100,” based on revenue, The American Lawyer, 2017-2018
  • Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year, Poland, IFLR Europe Awards, 2018

2017 

  • No. 1, Law360 400, Law360, 2017  
  • 300+ attorneys, overall Chambers Guides rankings, Chambers and Partners, 2016-2017
  • No. 1, number of overall first-tier rankings and most first-tier metropolitan rankings, “Best Law Firms,” U.S. News and Best Lawyers®, 2011-2017*
  • “Products Liability Department of the Year,” The American Lawyer, 2017

2016

  • Top 30 Ranking, The BTI Brand Elite Report, BTI Consulting Group, 2015-2016
  • Outstanding Firm for Furthering Diversity and Inclusion, Chambers USA Diversity Awards, 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, Europe Awards, Chambers and Partners, 2016
  • “Law Firm of the Year,” Environmental, “Best Law Firms,” U.S. News and Best Lawyers®, 2016*
  • “Strongest Firms for Go-To Outside Counsel,” Insurance, BTI Report, BTI Consulting Group, 2016
  • 100+ attorneys and 31 practices recognized, U.S., The Legal 500, 2016
  • 30+ attorneys and 25+ practices recognized, Europe, Middle East & Africa, The Legal 500, 2016
  • 400+ attorneys included, Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2016    
  • Top 5 Scoring Firm, "Who Represent America’s Biggest Companies," Corporate Counsel, 2016
  • Top 50 Ranking, "100 Best Law Firms for Minority Attorneys," Law360, 2016

2015

  • No. 1, “Most Charitable Law Firms,” Philanthropy Survey, Law360, 2015
  • Outstanding Firm for Furthering Diversity and Inclusion, Chambers USA Diversity Awards, 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 and Best Lawyers®, 2015*
  • “The Client Service All-Stars,” Top 10, BTI Report, BTI Consulting Group, 2015

*Rankings reflect year of edition

  • Most Innovative Gender Diversity Initiative, Chambers USA Women in Law Awards, Chambers and Partners, 2018 
  • No. 1, Number of African American Partners Overall, Diversity Scorecard, The American Lawyer, 2018
  • No. 1, Number of Hispanic American Partners Overall, Diversity Scorecard, The American Lawyer, 2018
  • No. 1, Number of Hispanic American Attorneys Overall, Diversity Scorecard, The American Lawyer, 2018
  • No. 3, Number of African American Attorneys Overall, Diversity Scorecard, The American Lawyer, 2018
  • No. 3, Number of Other Ethnicity Partners Overall, Diversity Scorecard, The American Lawyer, 2018
  • No. 5, Number of Hispanic American Non-Partners Overall, Diversity Scorecard, The American Lawyer, 2018
  • No. 5, Top Firms for Minority Equity Partners Overall, 600+ Attorney Category, Diversity Snapshot, Law360, 2018
  • No. 7, Number of Minority Attorneys Overall, Diversity Scorecard, The American Lawyer, 2018
  • No. 10, Number of Asian American Partners Overall, Diversity Scorecard, The American Lawyer, 2018
  • Score of 100% on Corporate Equality Index, Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2017-2018
  • Shortlisted, Best International Firm for Diversity, Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards, 2016-2018
  • Top 5, Number of Female Partners, The National Law Journal Women’s Scorecard, 2017
  • Among 40 Illinois firms selected as “Raising the Bar” on LGBT inclusivity, Equality Illinois, 2016-2017
  • Outstanding Firm for Furthering Diversity and Inclusion, Chambers USA Diversity Awards, Chambers & Partners, 2016
  • Top 50 Ranking, "100 Best Law Firms for Minority Attorneys," Law360, 2016   
  • Most Inclusive Firm for Minority Women Lawyers, Chambers USA Women in Law Awards, Chambers and Partners, 2015
  • Most Valuable Mentoring Programme for Women Lawyers, Chambers Women in Law Awards: Latin America, Chambers and Partners, 2015
  • Most Innovative Gender Diversity Initiative, Chambers USA Women in Law Awards, Chambers and Partners, 2018
  • Shortlisted, Best International Firm for Women in Business Law, Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards, 2018
  • No. 1, Number of Women Attorneys Listed, United States, U.S. News and Best Lawyers®, 2017*
  • Shortlisted, Best International Firm for Latin America Practice, Best International firm for Diversity, Best International Mentoring Program, Best International Firm for Pro Bono Work, and Best International Firm for Women in Business Law, Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards, 2017
  • Top 5, Number of Female Partners, The National Law Journal Women’s Scorecard, 2017

  • Shortlisted, Best International Firm for Latin America Practice, Best International Firm for Diversity, Best International Firm for Pro Bono Work, and Best International Firm for Women in Business Law, Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards, 2016
  • Most Inclusive Firm for Minority Women Lawyers, Chambers USA Women in Law Awards, Chambers and Partners, 2015
  • Shortlisted, Most Pioneering Gender Diversity Initiative and Most Valuable Mentoring Program for Women Lawyers, Chambers USA Women in Law Awards, 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, Pro Bono Award, Latin Lawyer, 2018
  • Recipient, Pro Bono Award, Legal Information for Families Today, 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, 2017-2018
  • Shortlisted, Best International Firm for Pro Bono Work, Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards, 2017-2018
  • 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
  • Shortlisted, Best International Firm for Pro Bono Work, Euromoney Americas Women in Business Law Awards, 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 and Best Lawyers®, 2017*

Corporate

  • 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

Environmental

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

Gaming

  • Ranked, Nationwide, Gaming & Licensing, Band 1, Chambers USA 2016-2017

Government Law & Policy

  • "Albany Power 100 list," City and State, 2015-2018
  • "Albany's Top 40 Power Players," Observer, 2015
  • No. 3, Lobby Power Rankings, Texas, Capitol Inside, 2015

Insurance

  • “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

  • Top Trademark Firm, "WTR 1000," World Trademark Review, 2016-2017
  • Top 20 Ranking, “Patent Litigation Survey,” Corporate Counsel, 2015-2016
  • “Hall of Fame Award,” Intellectual Property, Daily Business Review, 2015 

Labor & Employment

  • “Litigation Department of the Year,” Atlanta, Labor & Employment, Daily Report, 2015, 2017
  • “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

  • “Top Tier” Law Firm in Dispute Resolution – Product Liability, Mass Tort, and Class Action: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices – Defense, Legal 500 U.S., 2018 
  • “Products Liability Department of the Year,” The American Lawyer, 2017 
  • “Litigation Department of the Year,” Atlanta, Products Liability & Mass Torts, Daily Report, 2013, 2015-2017
  • “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 and 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

  • “USA Real Estate Law Firm of the Year,” USA Awards, Chambers and Partners, 2010, 2013, 2017-2018
  • “Top Tier” Law Firm in Real Estate, Legal 500 U.S., 2017-2018
  • “Hospitality Group of the Year,” Law360, 2017
  • Top 5 Ranking, “Best Law Firms,” Practice: Real Estate, Vault, 2010-2017 
  • "Law Firm of the Year," Litigation: Real Estate, "Best Law Firms," U.S. News and Best Lawyers®, 2014, 2017*
  • Top Real Estate Law Firm, Commercial Property Executive (CPE), 2016

Restructuring & Bankruptcy

  • "Corporate Turnaround of the Year," Global M&A Network's 9th Annual Turnaround Atlas Awards, 2017
  • "Consumer Services Restructuring of the Year," Global M&A Network's 9th Annual Turnaround Atlas Awards, 2017
  • "Entertainment Services Restructuring of the Year," Global M&A Network's 9th Annual Turnaround Atlas Awards, 2017

*Rankings reflect year of edition

United States 

  • 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
  • Among 40 Illinois firms selected as “Raising the Bar” on LGBT inclusivity, Equality Illinois, 2016-2017
  • "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, 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

  • 47 attorneys recognized, The Legal 500 EMEA, 2018
  • 21 practices recognized, The Legal 500 EMEA, 2018
  • "Most Innovative Law Firm of the Year Award for Poland," IFLR, 2018 
  • "Law Firm of the Year for Poland," Chambers Europe Awards, 2017 
  • 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, 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, 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