2019 Honorees

Attorney of the Year

Robert Giuffra, Sullivan & Cromwell
Jeffrey Kessler, Winston & Strawn
Mark Lebovitch, Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann
 

Lifetime Achievement

Michael Cooper, Sullivan & Cromwell
Leslie Corwin, Eisner
Austin Fragomen Jr., Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy
Jerry Goldfeder, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan
Carl Lobell, Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Martha McGarry, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Gary Rosenberg, Rosenberg & Estis
Charles Stillman, Ballard Spahr
Roger Witten, WilmerHale
 

Distinguished Leaders

Robert (Bob) Bodian, Mintz
Dale Cendali, Kirkland & Ellis
Junaid Chida, O’Melveny & Myers
Melanie L. Cyganowski, Otterbourg
Brad Karp, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
Edward Kehoe, King & Spalding
Benjamin Koenigsberg, Norton Rose Fulbright
Susan Kohlmann, Jenner & Block
Eric Leon, Latham & Watkins
Paola Lozano, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
John Mancebo, Tressler
Glen McGorty, Crowell & Moring
Carlos Mendez-Penate, Akerman
Kathy Pakenham, Cooley
Charlie Platt, WilmerHale
Julissa Reynoso, Winston & Strawn
Joshua Rubenstein, Katten Muchin Rosenman
Robert Scheinfeld, Baker Botts
David Scherl, Morrison Cohen
Alan Tarter, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin
Jordan Thomas, Labaton Sucharow
Aviva Will, Burford Capital
Barry Wolf, Weil, Gotshal & Manges
 

In-House Legal Department of the Year

Bayer AG

Litigation Departments of the Year

General Litigation Department of the Year Winner:
Cravath, Swaine & Moore

General Litigation Department of the Year Finalist:
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

General Litigation Department of the Year Finalist:
Willkie Farr & Gallagher

Litigation Department of the Year, Class Action:
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison

Litigation Department of the Year, Finance:
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Litigation Department of the Year, Insurance:
Anderson Kill

Litigation Department of the Year, Intellectual Property:
Desmarais and Kirkland & Ellis (tie)

Litigation Department of the Year, Labor & Employment:
Kasowitz Benson Torres

Litigation Department of the Year, Products Liability:
Dechert

Litigation Department of the Year, Professional Liability:
Latham & Watkins

Litigation Department of the Year, Real Estate:
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson
 

Rising Stars

Darren Azman, McDermott Will & Emery
Elisha Barron, Susman Godfrey
Duwaine Bascoe, Abrams Fensterman
K. Mallory Brennan, Shearman & Sterling
Jennifer Cheng, Reed Smith
Karen Chesley, Boies Schiller Flexner
Gareth Clark, Dechert
Rose Cordero Prey, Greenberg Traurig
Jomaire Crawford, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
Isabel Fernandez de la Cuesta, King & Spalding
Ross Firsenbaum, WilmerHale
Christopher Harwood, Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello
Eric Hochstadt, Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Emily Johnson, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Jonah Knobler, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler
Jessica Lee, Loeb & Loeb
Ilana Lubin, Crowell & Moring
Abena Mainoo, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Judy Mok, Ballard Spahr
Rajeev Muttreja, Jones Day
Ann-Elizabeth Ostrager, Sullivan & Cromwell
Helen Reeves, Dentons
Pritesh Shah, Davis Polk & Wardwell
Steven Shepard, Susman Godfrey
Nicole Skalla, Paul Hastings
Allison Stillman, Mayer Brown
Rachel Strom, Davis Wright Tremaine
Fara Tabatabai, Hughes Hubbard & Reed
Adam Wierzbowski, Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann
Jamila Willis, DLA Piper
Alfred Xue, Latham & Watkins

Honorees must contact Andre Sutton to confirm their attendance at 757.721.9020 or email asutton@alm.com.