Last night saw the very best in the global legal market come together at the University Club in New York to celebrate each other’s triumphs at the third annual Who’s Who Legal awards ceremony. Highlights of the evening included the unveiling of Rodgin Cohen of Sullivan & Cromwell as our Lifetime Achievement Award for his banking law practice: as well as Morrison & Foerster as this year’s Pro Bono Firm of the Year. CLICK HERE TO VIEW OUR GALLERY OF IMAGES FROM THE NIGHT CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FULL LIST OF AWARD WINNERS
This year’s Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year Award is presented to Morrison & Foerster in recognition of the long-standing pro bono tradition at the firm and the inspiring level of senior buy-in. In an exclusive interview, its members discuss what makes the practice stand out from others and how the firm maintains such a high level of participation among its lawyers.
Who’s Who Legal and Global Arbitration Review are currently seeking to identify the future arbitration stars worldwide. The results will be published in a new publication entitled WWL: Arbitration – Future Leaders 2017.
Global law firm Gibson Dunn has announced the arrival of Graham Lovett, the new head of dispute resolution for the Middle East. He is the firm’s sole arbitration partner in Dubai where he is based.
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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.