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Freshfields US practices earn across-the-board recognition, and elite rankings, in Chambers USA 2021

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP’s practices earned across-the-board recognition in the Chambers USA 2021 guide:

  • California – Litigation: Securities
  • District of Columbia – Antitrust
  • District of Columbia – Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • New York – Corporate/M&A
  • New York – Litigation: Securities
  • New York – Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • New York – Tax
  • Nationwide – Corporate Crime & Investigations
  • Nationwide – Corporate/M&A
  • Nationwide – International Arbitration
  • Nationwide – International Trade: CFIUS Experts

Additional highlights include Band 1 and Elite-level rankings for the nationwide International Arbitration practice, Band 1 ranking for the nationwide Corporate Crime & Investigations practice, and Elite-level ranking for the New York Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations practice.

32 Freshfields lawyers received individual rankings:

Amna Arshad, Transportation: Aviation Regulatory – Nationwide

Nigel Blackaby QC, International Arbitration – Nationwide

Eric B. Bruce, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations – District of Columbia

Mary Eaton, Litigation: Securities – New York

Thomas Ensign, Antitrust – District of Columbia

Boris Feldman (Star Individual), Litigation: Securities – California

John Fisher, Corporate/M&A – California

Valerie Ford Jacob (Senior Statesperson), Capital Markets: Debt & Equity – Eastern United States – Nationwide

Elliot Friedman, International Arbitration – Nationwide

Doru Gavril, Litigation: Securities – California

Adam H. Golden, Life Sciences: Corporate/Commercial – Nationwide

Lori D. Goodman, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation – New York

Menachem Kaplan, Technology – New York

Ethan A. Klingsberg, Corporate/M&A – New York

Meredith Kotler, Litigation: Securities – New York

Mary Lehner, Antitrust – District of Columbia

Mark F. Liscio, Bankruptcy/Restructuring – New York

David Livshiz, Litigation: General Commercial – New York

Peter D. Lyons, Corporate/M&A – New York

Eric Mahr, Antitrust: Litigation Specialists – District of Columbia

Aaron R. Marcu, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations – New York

Noiana P. Marigo, International Arbitration – Nationwide

Aimen Mir, International Trade: CFIUS Experts – Nationwide

Melissa Raciti–Knapp, Projects – Nationwide

Brian Rance, Capital Markets: Securitization – Nationwide

Caroline Richard, International Arbitration – Nationwide

Robert Scarborough, Tax – New York

Adam Siegel, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations – New York

Sarah Solum, Capital Markets: Debt & Equity – California, Western United States – Nationwide; Convertible Debt – Nationwide

Paul Yde, Antitrust – District of Columbia, Nationwide

Nabeel Yousef, International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions – Nationwide

Kimberly Zelnick, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations – New York


About Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP is a global elite law firm with a long-standing track record of successfully supporting the world's leading national and multinational corporations, financial institutions and governments on groundbreaking and business-critical mandates. Our 2,800-plus lawyers deliver results worldwide through our own offices and alongside leading local firms. Our commitment, local and multinational expertise, and business know-how means our clients rely on us when it matters most.

Freshfields is ranked by Chambers Global in Band 1 across the six areas of antitrust, corporate/M&A, litigation, international arbitration, tax, and public international law. For more information visit

This material is for general information only and is not intended to provide legal advice. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.