The 2020 edition of Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business recognizes Jones Day in 113 practice rankings and honors 114 Firm lawyers, who were named leading lawyers and/or noted for their cross-border experience. Highlights from the 2020 edition include:

Six Band 1 rankings across five practice areas

  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring (USA)
  • Capital Markets: Derivatives (France)
  • Compliance (Mexico)
  • Intellectual Property 
    • Asia-Pacific
    • China (International Firms)
  • Labor & Employment (USA)

Numerous accounts of clients hailing the Jones Day's "great management of resources," "very high levels of co-ordination," and "consistency in delivering high quality service across jurisdictions."

Other comments from clients include:

  • "The 'results-orientated' team is roundly praised by clients for its ability 'to combine fantastic knowledge of the clients' markets with international experience and think first about clients' interests.'"
  • "In reference to a cross-border matter led by Jones Day across eight jurisdictions, a client says the team provides 'exceptional quality control' in securing aligned standards of work done in all countries, adding that the lawyers have 'relationships throughout the world.'"
  • "When discussing an international transaction, one client says the team was 'very pragmatic and they worked around the clock recognizing that we are in different time zones with a significant gap.' The client also recognizes the team's 'excellent language skills' and describes the lawyers as 'business-savvy.'"

10 global-wide rankings

  • Competition/Antitrust
  • Construction
  • Corporate Investigations
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment
  • Intellectual Property
  • Life Sciences
  • Restructuring & Bankruptcy
  • Tax

18 rankings in Chambers' recently established International & Cross-Border Capabilities tables in individual countries

  • The tables identify the best and most user-friendly firms for matters involving international aspects and issues. Jones Day is recognized for its strengths in cross-border transactional and contentious matters arising across the U.S., Europe, Latin America, and the Asia-Pacific region.

The Chambers Global rankings, based on interviews with lawyers and clients, look at a broad range of qualities, including legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness, diligence, and commitment to the client, to provide an independent assessment of counsel throughout the region.