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Chambers and Partners Honors Winners of Chambers USA Awards 2021

Chambers and Partners is proud to announce the winning firms and individuals as revealed during its Chambers USA Awards 2021, held May 27.

Published on 28 May 2021

The top legal awards for the US legal market

The awards recognise a law firm’s pre-eminence in key jurisdictions in the country, based on the research for the recent edition of Chambers USA 2021. They also reflect achievements over the past 12 months including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service. See the complete 2021 shortlist of firms and individuals honored by Chambers USA this year at the awards ceremony.  

“We congratulate these 24 law firms and individuals. They have accomplished remarkable successes this past year, despite unprecedented disruption from the Covid-19 pandemic,” said Chambers USA Editor Toby Eccleshall. “We applaud their abilities to pivot and persevere, as well as develop opportunities to solve extraordinary challenges their clients faced.”

Additionally, Chambers USA gave special recognitions and awarded Theodore B. Olson with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP for Lifetime Achievement, and Lisa J. Sotto with Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP for Outstanding Contribution.

Winners of the Chambers USA Awards 2021

Antitrust Law Firm of the Year
Cravath, Swaine & Moore

Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year 
Dechert LLP

Bankruptcy Law Firm of the Year 
White & Case LLP

Cannabis Law - Law Firm of the Year 
Vincente Sederberg LLP

Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year 
Latham & Watkins LLP

Commercial Litigation Law Firm of the Year
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Construction Law Firm of the Year
Smith Currie & Hancock LLP

Corporate Crime & Investigations Law Firm of the Year
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Corporate/M&A Law Firm of the Year 
Latham & Watkins

Energy & Projects Law Firm of the Year
Vinson & Elkins

Environment Law Firm of the Year
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Healthcare Law Firm of the Year
Ropes & Gray LLP

Insurance: Insurer Law Firm of the Year
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Insurance: Policyholder Law Firm of the Year
Covington & Burling LLP

Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year 
Latham & Watkins LLP

International Arbitration Law Firm of the Year
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Labor & Employment Law Firm of the Year
Paul Hastings LLP

Native American Law - Law Firm of the Year 
Kanji & Katzen PLLC

Private Equity Law Firm of the Year
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Privacy & Data Security Law Firm of the Year
Venable LLP

Real Estate Law Firm of the Year 
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

White-Collar Lawyer of the Year 
Robert Luskin, Paul Hastings LLP

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