Honors and Awards

2015

Chambers Latin America 2015

Practice rankings:

Brazil

  • Banking & Finance: International (Band 3)

Latin America-wide

  • Banking & Finance (Band 3)
  • Capital Markets (Band 4)
  • Corporate/M&A (Band 4)
  • Energy and Natural Resources (Band 3)
  • Insurance (Band 2)
  • Projects (Band 3)

Lawyer rankings:

Brazil

  • Charles Johnson: Banking & Finance: International (Band 2)
  • Daniel Spencer: Banking & Finance: International (Band U)

Latin America-wide

  • Charles Johnson: Banking & Finance (Band 3)
  • Allen Miller: Capital Markets (Band 3); Corporate/M&A (Band 5)
  • Talbert Navia: Corporate/M&A (Band 4)
  • Peter Fitzgerald: Energy & Natural Resources (Band 3)
  • Christopher Cardona: Insurance (Band 1)
  • Rohit Chaudhry: Projects (Band 4)


2014

The Legal 500 UK 2014

Recommended Practices:

  • Corporate & commercial: flotations: small and mid-cap, tier 3
  • Corporate & commercial: M&A: mid-market, £50m-£250m, tier 5
  • Dispute Resolution: international arbitration, tier 7
  • Finance: corporate restructuring and insolvency
  • Finance: emerging markets, tier 4
  • Insurance: insurance and reinsurance litigation, tier 3
  • Insurance: corporate and regulatory, tier 4
  • Insurance: professional negligence, tier 7
  • Projects, Energy and Natural Resources: power (including electricity, nuclear and renewables), tier 2
  • Real Estate: property finance, tier 4

Leading Lawyers:

  • Martin Thomas: Corporate & commercial: flotations: small and mid-cap
  • Mark Menhennet: Real Estate: property finance

Recommended lawyers:

  • Martin Thomas: flotations: small and mid-cap
  • Dearbhla Quigley: flotations: small and mid-cap
  • Charez Golvala: M&A: mid-market, £50m-£250m
  • John Verrill: Finance: corporate restructuring and insolvency
  • Silvia Fazio: Finance: emerging markets
  • Partha Pal: Finance: emerging markets; Real Estate: property finance
  • Adrian Mecz: Insurance: insurance and reinsurance litigation
  • Christopher Cardona: Insurance: insurance and reinsurance litigation; Insurance: corporate and regulatory
  • Michelle George: Insurance: insurance and reinsurance litigation
  • Jonathan Ogle: Insurance: insurance and reinsurance litigation
  • Agnieszka Klich: Projects, Energy and Natural Resources: power (including electricity, nuclear and renewables)
  • Magnus Rodrigues: Projects, Energy and Natural Resources: power (including electricity, nuclear and renewables)
  • Li Zhang: Projects, Energy and Natural Resources: power (including electricity, nuclear and renewables)
  • Despina Doxaki: Projects, Energy and Natural Resources: power (including electricity, nuclear and renewables)
  • Julien Bocobza: Projects, Energy and Natural Resources: power (including electricity, nuclear and renewables)
  • Mark Menhennet: Real Estate: property finance

The Legal 500 Latin America 2014

Practice rankings:

  • Banking and finance (Tier 2)
  • Capital markets (Tier 4)
  • Corporate and M&A (Tier 3)
  • International arbitration (Tier 5)
  • Projects and energy (Tier 3)

Recommended lawyers:

  • Silvia Fazio: Banking and finance
  • Charles Johnson: Banking and finance; Projects and energy
  • Margarita Oliva: Banking and finance
  • Marc Rossell: Banking and finance; Projects and energy
  • Daniel Spencer: Banking and finance; Projects and energy
  • Morton Grosz: Corporate and M&A
  • Allen Miller: Corporate and M&A
  • Scott Naidech: Corporate and M&A
  • Talbert Navia: Corporate and M&A
  • Kevin Smith: Corporate and M&A
  • Mark Beckett: International arbitration
  • Christopher Cardona: International arbitration
  • Thomas Hall: International arbitration
  • Christina Hioureas: International arbitration
  • Marc Suskin: International arbitration
  • Rachel Thorn: International arbitration
  • Todd Alexander: Projects and energy
  • Rohit Chaudhry: Projects and energy

The Legal 500 United States 2014

Top-Tier Practices


Recommended Practices


Leading Lawyers

  • Lawrence Larose: Finance: Municipal bankruptcy
  • Rohit Chaudhry: Finance: Project finance
  • Todd Alexander: Industry focus: Energy: renewable/alternative
  • David Raim: Industry focus: Insurance: advice to insurers
  • Donald Strauber: Litigation: Product liability and mass tort defense: consumer products (including tobacco)
  • Marc Alpert: Mergers, acquisitions and buyouts: M&A: middle-market ($500m-999m)
  • Allen Miller: Mergers, acquisitions and buyouts: M&A: middle-market ($500m-999m)

Recommended Lawyers

  • Douglas Deutsch: Finance: Corporate restructuring (including bankruptcy)
  • Samuel Kohn: Finance: Corporate restructuring (including bankruptcy); Finance: Municipal bankruptcy
  • Lawrence Larose: Finance: Corporate restructuring (including bankruptcy); Finance: Municipal bankruptcy
  • David LeMay: Finance: Corporate restructuring (including bankruptcy)
  • Howard Seife: Finance: Corporate restructuring (including bankruptcy)
  • Todd Alexander: Finance: Project finance; Industry focus: Energy: renewable/alternative; Industry focus: Energy: transactions
  • Noam Ayali: Finance: Project finance
  • Rohit Chaudhry: Finance: Project finance
  • Robert Eberhardt: Finance: Project finance
  • Peter Fitzgerald: Finance: Project finance
  • Douglas Fried: Finance: Project finance
  • Lynne Gedanken: Finance: Project finance
  • Eli Katz: Finance: Project finance
  • Paul Kaufman: Finance: Project finance
  • Ben Koenigsberg: Finance: Project finance
  • Marissa Leigh Alcala: Finance: Project finance
  • Evelyn Lim: Finance: Project finance
  • Keith Martin: Finance: Project finance
  • Margarita Oliva: Finance: Project finance
  • Paul Weber: Finance: Project finance
  • Noam Ayali: Industry focus: Energy: transactions
  • Benjamin Koenigsberg: Industry focus: Energy: transactions
  • Marc Rossell: Industry focus: Energy: transactions
  • Beth Kramer: Investment fund formation and management: Private equity funds
  • Scott Naidech: Investment fund formation and management: Private equity funds
  • Talbert Navia: Investment fund formation and management: Private equity funds
  • Mark Beckett: Litigation: International arbitration
  • Christina Hioureas: Litigation: International arbitration
  • Marc Suskin: Litigation: International arbitration
  • Rachel Thorn: Litigation: International arbitration
  • Abbe Lowell: Litigation: Leading trial lawyers
  • Donald Strauber: Litigation: Product liability and mass tort defense: consumer products (including tobacco)
  • Mary Yelenick: Litigation: Product liability and mass tort defense: consumer products (including tobacco)
  • Marc Alpert: Mergers, acquisitions and buyouts: M&A: middle-market ($500m-999m)
  • Charles Hord III: Mergers, acquisitions and buyouts: M&A: middle-market ($500m-999m)
  • Sey-Hyo Lee: Mergers, acquisitions and buyouts: M&A: middle-market ($500m-999m)
  • Allen Miller: Mergers, acquisitions and buyouts: M&A: middle-market ($500m-999m)
  • Edward Smith: Mergers, acquisitions and buyouts: M&A: middle-market ($500m-999m)
  • Kevin Smith: Mergers, acquisitions and buyouts: M&A: middle-market ($500m-999m)
  • William Cavanagh: Tax: Domestic tax: East Coast
  • Eli Katz: Tax: Domestic tax: East Coast
  • John Marciano: Tax: Domestic tax: East Coast
  • Lawrence Rosenberg: Tax: Domestic tax: East Coast


Chambers Latin America  

Practices Ranked:

Brazil


Latin America-wide


 Lawyers Ranked:

Brazil


Latin America-wide


Chambers Latin America- Leaders in Their Field


Chambers UK

Practices Ranked:

UK

Lawyers Ranked:

UK

  


IFLR 1000

Mexico

Recommended Practices


Poland

Recommended Practices


Leading Lawyers


Russia


Recommended Practices


Leading Lawyers


Turkey


Recommended Practices


Recommended Lawyers


Ukraine

Recommended Practices


Leading Lawyers


Recommended Lawyers


United Kingdom

Recommended Practices


 Leading Lawyers


Recommended Lawyers


 US

Recommended Practice


 Chadbourne was additionally listed as a international firm active in: Brazil, Algeria, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda and Zambia.


IFLR 1000 Energy & Infrastructure Sub-Saharan Africa 2013 (Special Guide)

Recommended Practices


Key Partners


Recommended Lawyers

 


2013


The Legal 500 Latin America

Recommended Practices:


Recommended Lawyers:

Banking and finance


Capital markets


Corporate and M&A


International arbitration


Projects and energy



The Legal 500 UK

Recommended Practices:


Leading Lawyers:

  • Martin Thomas: Corporate and Commercial: Flotations: Small and Mid-Cap: Leading individuals
  • Adrian Mecz: Insurance: Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation: Leading Individuals

Recommended Lawyers:

  • Dearbhla Quigley: Corporate and Commercial: Flotations: Small and Mid-Cap; Corporate and Commercial: M&A: Mid-Market
  • Martin Thomas: Corporate and Commercial: Flotations: Small and Mid-Cap; Corporate and Commercial: M&A: Mid-Market
  • Charez Golvala: Corporate and Commercial: M&A: Mid-Market
  • John Verrill: Finance: Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Silvia Fazio: Finance: Emerging markets
  • Adrian Mecz: Insurance: Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation
  • Christopher Cardona: Insurance: Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation
  • Michelle George: Insurance: Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation
  • Patrick Devine: Insurance: Insurance: Corporate and Regulatory
  • Agnieszka Klich: Projects, Energy and Natural Resources: Power (Including Electricity, Nuclear and Renewables)

Chambers Global


 Chambers Latin America


Legal 500 US

Chadbourne was recommended as a Top Tier Firm in two practice areas:


Chadbourne also recommended in the following nine practice areas:


Leading Lawyers:

  • Allen Miller: Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts–M&A: Middle-Market
  • David Raim: Industry Focus–Insurance: Advice to Insurers
  • Donald Strauber: Litigation–Product Liability and Mass Tort Defense: Consumer Products
  • Rohit Chaudhry: Finance–Project Finance

Recommended Lawyers:

  • Abbe Lowell: Leading Trial Lawyers
  • Allen Miller: Industry Focus–Energy: Transactions; Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts–M&A: Middle-Market
  • Amy D'Agostino: Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts–M&A: Middle-Market
  • Benjamin Koenigsberg: Industry Focus–Energy: Transactions
  • Benjamin Koenigsberg: Finance–Project Finance
  • Chaim Wachsberger: Industry Focus–Energy: Renewable/Alternative; Industry Focus–Energy: Transactions
  • Charles Hord III: Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts–M&A: Middle-Market
  • Clara Krivoy: Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts–M&A: Middle-Market
  • David LeMay: Finance–Corporate Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy)
  • David Raim: Litigation–International Arbitration
  • Donald Schapiro: Tax–Domestic Tax: East Coast
  • Donald Strauber: Litigation–Product Liability and Mass Tort Defense: Consumer Products
  • Douglas Fried: Finance–Project Finance
  • Edward Smith: Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts–M&A: Middle-Market
  • Eli Katz: Finance–Project Finance; Industry Focus–Energy: Renewable/Alternative; Tax–Domestic Tax: East Coast
  • Evelyn Lim: Finance–Project Finance
  • Howard Seife: Finance–Corporate Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy)
  • John Marciano: Tax–Domestic Tax: East Coast
  • Keith Martin: Finance–Project Finance; Industry Focus–Energy: Renewable/Alternative; Tax–Domestic Tax: East Coast
  • Kessar Nashat: Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts–M&A: Middle-Market
  • Kevin Smith: Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts–M&A: Middle-Market
  • Marc Alpert: Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts–M&A: Middle-Market
  • Margarita Oliva: Finance–Project Finance
  • Mark Beckett: Litigation–International Arbitration
  • Mary Yelenick: Litigation–Product Liability and Mass Tort Defense: Consumer Products
  • Noam Ayali: Finance–Project Finance; Industry Focus–Energy: Renewable/Alternative; Industry Focus–Energy: Transactions
  • Paul Kaufman: Finance–Project Finance
  • Paul Weber: Finance–Project Finance; Industry Focus–Energy: Renewable/Alternative; Industry Focus–Energy: Transactions
  • Peter Fitzgerald: Finance–Project Finance: Industry Focus–Energy: Transactions
  • Rachel Thorn: Litigation–International Arbitration
  • Robert Eberhardt: Finance–Project Finance
  • Rohit Chaudhry: Finance–Project Finance
  • Scott Naidech: Investment Fund Formation and Management–Private Equity Funds
  • Sey-Hyo Lee: Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts–M&A: Middle-Market
  • Talbert Navia: Investment Fund Formation and Management–Private Equity Funds
  • Theodore Zink: Finance–Corporate Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy)
  • Todd Alexander: Finance–Project Finance; Industry Focus–Energy: Renewable/Alternative
  • William Cavanagh: Tax–Domestic Tax: East Coast


Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa

 


Client's Choice: Top 100 Best Lawyers in Ukraine 2012-2013

  • Jaroslawa Johnson: Corporate/M&A
  • Sergiy Onishchenko: Real Estate and Construction


Financial Times US Law Firm Innovators 2013


 

Law360 MVPs

  • Abbe Lowell was named a Law360 “White Collar MVP,” Agnieszka Klich was named a “Project Finance MVP,” and Howard Seife was named a “Bankruptcy MVP” in 2013. The recognitions were announced on November 8, 2013.


2012

Chambers Global


 

Chambers Latin America


Chambers UK

  • London: Insurance: Contentious Claims: Band 4
  • London: Insurance: Reinsurance: Band 2
  • London & UK-wide: Projects: Band 3  


Chambers USA


 Legal 500 US


Legal 500 Latin America

  • Banking and finance: Tier 3
  • Capital markets: Tier 4
  • Corporate and M&A: Tier 2
  • International Arbitration: Tier 3
  • Projects and energy: Tier 3 


 

Legal 500 UK

  • Corporate and commercial: Flotations: small and mid-cap: Tier 3
  • Corporate and commercial: M&A: mid-market:Tier 5
  • Dispute resolution: International arbitration: Tier 6
  • Insurance: Insurance and reinsurance litigation:Tier 4
  • Insurance: Professional negligance: Tier 6
  • Projects, energy and natural resources: Oil and gas: Tier 6
  • Projects, energy and natural resources: Power: Tier 3


 

 The Best Lawyers in America


 U.S News/Best Lawyers Best Law Firms 2011-2012

  • Project Finance Law: National Tier 1, New York Tier 1 and Washington Tier 1
  • Copyright Law: National Tier 1, New York Tier 1
  • Trademark Law: National Tier 1, New York Tier 1
  • Energy Law: National Tier 2, Washington Tier 2
  • Insurance Law: National Tier 2, Washington Tier 1 and New York Tier 2
  • International Arbitration-Commercial: National Tier 2, New York Tier 2
  • Litigation-Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy): National Tier 2 New York Tier 2
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law: National Tier 3 and New York Tier 2
  • Commerical Litigation: National Tier 3, New York Tier 1
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar-Govermental Investigations: National Tier 3
  • Litigation-Securities: National Tier 3
  • Oil & Gas Law: National Tier 3
  • Tax Law: National Tier 3, New YorkTier 1
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law: New York Tier 2



International Financial Law Review 1000

 

  • Brazil: International Firm's In Brazil: Tier 1

Benchmark Litigation


2011

Chambers Global


 Chambers Europe 

  • Europe-wide: Projects & Energy: Central & Eastern Europe: Band 3
  • Poland: Banking & Finance: Band 3
  • Poland: Construction: Band 3
  • Poland: Corporate/M&A: Band 3
  • Poland: Dispute Resolution: Band 3
  • Poland: Energy & Natural Resources: Band 1
  • Poland: Real Estate: Band 4
  • Poland: Tax: Band 2
  • Russia: Banking & Finance: Band 3
  • Russia: Dispute Resolution: Band 2
  • Russia: Private Equity: Band 3
  • Ukraine: Banking & Finance: Band 3
  • Ukraine: Corporate/M&A: Band 3
  • Ukraine: Real Estate: Band 3

Chambers Latin America


Chambers UK

  • London: Insurance: Contentious Claims: Band 4
  • London: Insurance: Reinsurance: Band 3
  • London & UK-wide: Projects: Band 3  


Chambers USA

  • District of Columbia: Insurance: Insurer: Band 2
  • Nationwide: Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation): Band 4
  • Nationwide: Energy: Electricity (Transactional): Band 3
  • Nationwide: International Arbitration: Band 5
  • Nationwide: Products Liability & Mass Torts: Band 4
  • Nationwide: Projects: Power: Band 1
  • Nationwide: Projects: PPP: Band 1
  • Nationwide: Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy: Band 1
  • New York: Bankruptcy/Restructuring: Band 5
  • New York: Latin American Investment: Band 3
  • New York: Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded: Band 4
  • New York: Tax: Band 4  


 Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa

  • United Arab Emirates: Projects and Energy: Band 4
  • Poland: Banking and Finance: Band 3
  • Poland: Corporate and M&A: Band 4
  • Poland: Dispute Resolution: Band 3
  • Poland: Energy and Natural Resources: Band 1
  • Poland: Real Estate: Band 4
  • Poland: Tax: Band 2
  • Russia: Banking and Finance: Band 3
  • Russia: Capital Markets: Band 4
  • Russia: Corporate and M&A: Moscow: Band 4
  • Russia: Dispute Resolution: Band 2
  • Russia: Energy and Natural Resources: Band 4
  • Ukraine: Banking, Finance and Capital Markets: Band 2
  • Ukraine: Corporate and M&A: Band 3
  • Ukraine: Real Estate and Construction: Band 3  


Legal 500 U.S.

  • Domestic tax: East Coast: Band 5 
  • M&A: middle-market ($500m-999m): Band 2 
  • Product liability and mass tort defense: consumer products (including tobacco): Band 2 
  • Project finance: advice to lender: Band 2 
  • Project finance: advice to sponsors: Band 1


Benchmark: Litigation


Best Lawyers in America

  • Tweinty-one attorneys recognized in the areas of Bankruptcy, Commercial Litigation, Employee Benefits, Energy, Insurance, Project Finance and Tax  


Best Lawyers in Russia

  • Chadbourne was ranked in the top 20 local and international law firms in Russia by The Best Lawyers in Russia. The firm's Russian attorneys were also ranked as leaders in the following practices: arbitration and mediation, banking and finance, capital markets, corporate, corporate governance and supervision, construction, direct investments, dispute resolution, energy and natural resources, international arbitration, manufacturer's liability, mergers and acquisitions, project finance, real estate, structured finance and telecommunications.


International Financial Law Review 1000 

  • Poland: Capital Markets - Equity: Tier 4
  • Poland: Mergers & Acquisitions: Tier 3 : Project Finance: Tier 3
  • Russia: Banking: Tier 3
  • Russia: Project Finance: Tier 4
  • Ukraine: Banking & Finance: Tier 3
  • Ukraine: Mergers & Acquisitions: Tier 3
  • UK: Project Finance: Tier 4
  • USA: Project Finance: Tier 2 


Pravo.ru

 

  • Chadbourne & Parke was ranked 20th out of the top 100 Russian and international law firms and 10th out of international law firms in Russia in a survey by Pravo.ru (Law.ru) and published January 27 in Vedomosti, a major Russian newspaper. The Firm was recognized as one of the best law firms in the following practice areas:


PLC Which Lawyer? 

 

  • Ukraine: Banking and Finance: "Recognised"


Reactions Magazine Legal Survey (2011)

  • European Union: 3rd Band for Overall Firm in EU
  • European Union: 2nd Band for Litigation - Dispute Management  


Rzeczpospolita, Law Firms Ranking

  • Ranked in the top 20 of more than 200 law firms
  • Energy: Market leader
  • Tax: Band 2