Cleary Gottlieb Receives Outstanding Chambers Global 2022 Rankings

February 17, 2022

Cleary Gottlieb continues to receive outstanding recognition as a premier international law firm in the latest edition of Chambers Global.

Cleary earned 263 practice and lawyer rankings in the 2022 guide, 48 of which were top-tier.

Commendations for our firm and lawyers included:

  • Arbitration (International): “Cleary Gottlieb’s arbitration team ‘excels at its in-depth analysis, managing every detail of the case’s information, the documents as well as technical matters,’ … ‘they are able to identify all the legal issues involved in the problems at hand.’” (Global Market Leaders)
  • Banking & Finance: “The team stands out for their dedication and commitment to every assignment – they always find practical solutions to the most complex of situations.” (Global-wide)
  • Capital Markets: “The firm is extremely knowledgeable of international practices and highly professional in its approach. The firm’s lawyers are also highly responsive to requests for assistance and would certainly be recommended … Cleary’s global scale allows them to have visibility into various different issues worldwide, which helps multinationals navigate their own issues.” (Global-wide)
  • Competition/Antitrust: “Cleary’s antitrust lawyers are wonderful to work with. They are very pragmatic and business-focused … Cleary’s excellence, expertise, dedication, reliability and in-depth knowledge of our activities make them a natural choice.” (Global-wide)
  • Corporate Investigations: “[Cleary has] a very strong team able to take on large, conflated matters and work them in a strategic way, getting absolutely great results.” (Global-wide)
  • Corporate/M&A: “The firm is excellent in providing us with global reach with understanding of ongoing movements. The transactions and pre-merger approvals are often international and require cross-border attention. The firm is excellent in providing us with such.” (Global-wide)
  • Dispute Resolution: “Cleary has incredible international capacities … The coordination between offices in different countries was entirely seamless.” (Global-wide)
  • Investment Funds: “Cleary does a great job and has a good handle on the global market.” (Global-wide)
  • Restructuring/Insolvency: “They can coordinate internal resources effectively and involve attorneys with different language skills and backgrounds to provide comprehensive and tailored legal services.” (Global-wide)
  • Tax: “Cleary’s tax team is praised for its ‘pragmatic approach, always having a clear understanding of its client’s interests and stance, as well as being very good negotiators and communicators.’” (Global-wide)

Chambers Global, which covers over 200 jurisdictions and includes regional and global sections, overall cited a wide range of client and competitor feedback about the strength of Cleary’s capabilities across practices, industries, and regions.

To view the firm’s complete Chambers Global 2022 rankings, click here.