The 2024 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific guide ranks Jones Day in 35 practices, including four Tier 1 rankings and 100 lawyer rankings, in the categories listed below. The lawyer rankings include three Hall of Fame lawyers, 19 Leading Individuals, eight Next Generation Partners, and four Rising Stars.

Clients hail Jones Day lawyers as "commercially astute and incredibly responsive," and praise "their advice [that] is both technically excellent and tailored to the company's commercial drivers."

Additional comments from clients include:

  • "Extremely commercial and creative advice for the most difficult problems. JD think holistically about the problem and provide more than just legal advice. They really help to find the optimal solution to the problem being faced by their clients."
  • "They have a deep sectoral understanding which has made a remarkable difference to deal terms and efficiency of execution."
  • "The practice is committed to producing excellent work and strives to do the utmost for its clients."
  • "Exceptional market understanding and great client service."

Jones Day lawyers ranked in Legal 500's "Hall of Fame" (lawyers widely regarded as being at the very top of the profession, and consistently ranked as "Leading Individuals") in the following categories:

  • Jason Chen – Taiwan Dispute resolution; Taiwan Intellectual property
  • Thomas T.M. Chen – Taiwan Corporate and M&A
  • Roger Dobson – Australia Restructuring & Insolvency

Jones Day lawyers ranked as Legal 500 "Leading Individuals" (true market leaders, with long-established reputations in their sector, lead roles in multiple recent significant matters, and exceptional, widespread recognition and endorsement from peers) in the following categories:

  • Dennis Barsky – Singapore Corporate and M&A: foreign firms
  • Matthew Bull – Australia Competition and trade
  • Po-Chien Chen – Taiwan Intellectual property
  • Thomas T. M. Chen – Taiwan TMT
  • Tony Chen – China Intellectual property: foreign firms
  • John Cooper – Australia Infrastructure, projects and construction
  • Mark Crean – Australia Corporate and M&A
  • John Emmerig – Australia Dispute Resolution: litigation
  • Haifeng Huang – Hong Kong Intellectual property
  • Koichi Inoue – Japan Tax: International firms and joint ventures: Bengoshi
  • Sushma Jobanputra – Singapore Banking and finance: foreign firms
  • Jean Kuo – Taiwan Corporate and M&A
  • John C. Lin – Taiwan Corporate and M&A
  • Ming-Wei Lo – Taiwan Dispute resolution
  • Hiromitsu Miyakawa – Japan Antitrust and competition: International firms and joint ventures
  • Anthony Muratore – Australia Intellectual property
  • Katsumi Shirai – Japan Projects and energy: International firms and joint ventures
  • Niv Tadmore – Australia Tax
  • Michiru Takahashi – Japan Intellectual property: International firms and joint ventures: Bengoshi

Jones Day lawyers ranked by Legal 500 as "Next Generation Partner" (lawyers with (generally) five years or fewer at partner level, significant recognition from clients and peers in the market, and recent lead roles on multiple matters) in the following categories:

  • Kyosuke Katahira – Japan Tax: International firms and joint ventures: Bengoshi
  • Jean Kuo – Taiwan Projects and Energy; Taiwan Real estate and construction
  • Vinay Kurien – Singapore Banking and finance: foreign firms
  • Holly Sara – Australia Dispute resolution: litigation
  • Zachary Sharpe – Singapore International arbitration
  • Prudence Smith – Australia Competition and trade
  • Ben Witherall – Singapore Corporate and M&A: foreign firms; Investment Funds: foreign firms
  • Qiang Xue – China Antitrust and competition: foreign firms

Jones Day lawyers ranked by Legal 500 as "Rising Stars" (associate-level lawyers who appear frequently in significant matters and are widely cited by peers and/or clients) in the following categories:

  • Barry Lai – Taiwan Intellectual property
  • Peggy Lee – Taiwan Corporate and M&A
  • Zara Shafruddin – Singapore International arbitration
  • Yichen Wu – China Antitrust and competition: foreign firms

The Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms in over 150 jurisdictions. Legal 500's research is based on feedback from clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers.