Chambers USA Awards 2021

About our Chambers Awards

We are delighted to host Chambers USA Awards 2021. The awards recognise a law firm’s pre-eminence in key jurisdictions in the country. They also reflect achievements over the past 12 months including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service. They honour the work of national and international law firms across the USA and based on the research for the recent edition of Chambers USA.

Event Details:
Event date
Thursday, 27 May 2021
04:00 pm - 05:00 pm UTC
Event location
Online
Event tiers
Law firms - FREE
In-house teams - FREE


Shortlisted Firms and Individuals for the Chambers USA Awards 2021 are available now.

Antitrust Law Firm of the Year

Arnold & Porter 
Baker Botts
Cleary Gottlieb
Cravath 
Gibson Dunn
Latham & Watkins 

Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year 

Burr & Forman 
Davis Polk 
Dechert 
Mayer Brown 
Paul Hastings 

Bankruptcy Law Firm of the Year 

Kirkland & Ellis 
Latham & Watkins 
Pachulski 
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP 
White & Case 

Cannabis Law - Law Firm of the Year 

Akerman
Benesch 
Dorsey & Whitney 
Moye White 
Vicente Sederberg 

Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year 

Cahill Gordon 
Cooley 
Davis Polk 
Latham & Watkins 
Simpson Thacher 

Commercial Litigation Law Firm of the Year 

Gibbs & Bruns 
Gibson Dunn 
Hueston Hennigan 
Kirkland & Ellis 
Latham & Watkins 
Paul, Weiss 
Quinn Emanuel 
Skadden 
Susman Godfrey 
Williams & Connolly 

Construction Law Firm of the Year 

Andrews Myers 
Johnston, Allison & Hord 
King & Spalding 
Peckar & Abramson 
Pillsbury Winthrop 
Smith Currie 

Corporate Crime & Investigations Law Firm of the Year 

Covington & Burling  
Gibson Dunn 
Kirkland & Ellis 
Paul, Weiss 
WilmerHale 

Corporate/M&A Law Firm of the Year 

Cravath 
Davis Polk 
Kirkland & Ellis 
Latham & Watkins 
Sullivan & Cromwell 

Energy & Projects Law Firm of the Year 

Allen & Overy 
Baker Botts 
Latham & Watkins 
Mayer Brown 
Orrick 
Vinson & Elkins 

Environment Law Firm of the Year 

Beveridge & Diamond 
Haynes & Boone 
Hunton Andrews Kurth 
Perkins Coie 
Sive Paget & Riesel 

Healthcare Law Firm of the Year 

Epstein Becker 
King & Spalding 
McDermott Will & Emery 
Polsinelli 
Ropes & Gray 

Insurance: Insurer Law Firm of the Year 

Chaffetz Lindsey 
Clyde & Co 
O’Melveny 
Simpson Thacher 
Steptoe & Johnson LLP 

Insurance: Policyholder Law Firm of the Year 

Anderson Kill 
Blank Rome 
Covington & Burling 
Neal Gerber 
Pillsbury Winthrop 

Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year 

Cooley 
Durie Tangri 
Gibson Dunn 
Kilpatrick Townsend 
Latham & Watkins 

International Arbitration Law Firm of the Year 

Chaffetz Lindsey 
Debevoise & Plimpton 
Foley Hoag 
King & Spalding 
White & Case 

Labor & Employment Law Firm of the Year 

Cozen O’Connor 
Fisher Phillips 
Morgan Lewis 
Outten & Golden 
Paul Hastings 
Seyfarth Shaw 
Wigdor 

Native American Law - Law Firm of the Year 

Akin Gump 
Holland & Knight 
Jenner & Block 
Kanji & Katzen 
Robins Kaplan 

Private Equity Law Firm of the Year 

Debevoise & Plimpton 
Kirkland & Ellis 
Simpson Thacher 
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP 
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP 

Privacy & Data Security Law Firm of the Year

Crowell & Moring LLP
Hintze Law 
Venable LLP
Cooley LLP
Debevoise & Plimpton

Real Estate Law Firm of the Year 

Fried Frank 
Gibson Dunn 
Holland & Knight 
Kirkland & Ellis 
Paul Hastings 

White-Collar Lawyer of the Year 

Amy Jeffress (Arnold & Porter) 
Chris Morvillo (Clifford Chance) 
Carolyn Kubota (Covington & Burling) 
Karen Hewitt (Jones Day) 
Zach Fardon (King & Spalding) 
Brad Brian (Munger Tolles) 
Robert Luskin (Paul Hastings) 
Alexandra Shapiro (Shapiro Arato Bach) 
Linda Imes (Spears & Imes) 
Brian Heberlig (Steptoe & Johnson LLP) 

Toby Eccleshall, Editor USA - Chambers and Partners
Before becoming Editor of the USA Guide in 2017, Toby was a researcher on the UK/USA team and then a USA Deputy Editor. He graduated from the University of Birmingham with a BA in German and Russian Studies, before completing the Graduate Diploma in Law. During his studies, he worked as an English teacher in a Moscow language school.
James Haggerty, Deputy Editor USA - Chambers and Partners
Prior to his current role, James has been an Assistant Editor on the Chambers UK Bar team, having originally joined the company as a researcher on the UK/USA team. James has an MPhil in Viking and Medieval Norse Studies jointly awarded by the University of Oslo and the University of Iceland. He also has a BA in History from the University of Birmingham. He speaks conversational Norwegian.
Alek Tomasevic, Deputy Editor USA - Chambers and Partners
Alek joined Chambers in 2017, originally working as a researcher on the UK/USA team before becoming a Deputy Editor in February 2020. He completed the Graduate Diploma in Law at BPP Law School after graduating from the University of Reading with a degree in English Literature. Alek spent time living in the Netherlands and speaks some Dutch and Spanish.
Maddy Vincent, Deputy Editor USA - Chambers and Partners
Maddy joined Chambers as a researcher in the HNW team, before moving over to the UK/USA team as an Assistant Editor. She is now a Deputy Editor forChambers USA. She graduated from Durham University with a BA in English Literature.
Joseph Chapman, Deputy Editor USA - Chambers and Partners
Having started as a researcher on the first edition of Chambers High Net Worth, Joseph was promoted to Assistant Editor on HNW before taking his current position as Deputy Editor on the USA guide. His previous experience includes working for a men’s fashion and lifestyle magazine and completing a placement in international sales for a German agricultural producer. Joseph graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2015, with a BA in Russian and German, and from BPP University with a GDL.
Jane Pasquali, Deputy Editor USA - Chambers and Partners
Jane joined Chambers and Partners as a researcher in 2011, and was promoted to Deputy Editor on the US Guide in 2012. Her previous experience includes working within the financial spread-betting space, and as a professional guidance manager focusing on project management in the charity sector. She has also lived and worked as a teacher in Madrid and Barcelona. Jane graduated from the University of Exeter with a joint honours degree in Spanish and Italian, and also has a primary school teaching qualification with Spanish.
Zahra Damji, Deputy Editor USA - Chambers and Partners
Zahra has been a Deputy Editor on the USA Team since 2017, and was previously a researcher on the UK/USA team. She studied Law at the University of Birmingham, during which time, she was also a News Editor at the student newspaper, Redbrick. She also volunteers with local charity Edible London in her spare time.
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Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Hueston Hennigan
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton
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Robinson Gray Stepp & Laffitte
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Thursday, 27 May 2021 • 04:00 pm UTC
Chambers USA Awards 2021
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