Cleary Gottlieb Shortlisted for 26 Euromoney Americas and European Women in Business Law Awards 2014

May 8, 2014

Cleary Gottlieb received twenty-six nominations for Euromoney’s Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2014 and European Women in Business Law Awards 2014.

Seventeen Cleary Gottlieb lawyers are shortlisted for individual practice area awards in the Americas and Europe, which recognize the best lawyer in each practice area:

  • Best in antitrust/competition – Leah Brannon
  • Best in banking & finance – Chantal Kordula
  • Best in capital markets – Francesca Odell
  • Best in capital markets: debt – Gabriele Apfelbacher
  • Best in capital markets: equity - Gabriele Apfelbacher
  • Best in commercial arbitration - Claudia Annacker
  • Best in corporate governance - Amélie Champsaur
  • Best in energy, natural resources & mining - Yulia Solomakhina
  • Best in financial regulation – Katherine Mooney Carroll
  • Best in insolvency & restructuring – Lisa Schweitzer
  • Best in mergers & acquisitions - Anne-Sophie Coustel
  • Best in mergers & acquisitions - Yulia Solomakhina
  • Best in private equity – Elizabeth Lenas
  • Best in real estate – Kimberly Blacklow
  • Best in tax – Erika Nijenhuis
  • Rising star: corporate – Polina Lyadnova
  • Rising Star: corporate – Yulia Solomakhina

Cleary Gottlieb is also nominated in nine firm-wide categories in the Americas, which celebrate the best initiatives for gender diversity, innovation, minority women, mentoring, work-life balance, pro bono work and talent management, as well as the best firms in various regions.

  • Best gender diversity initiative by international firm
  • Best international firm for diversity
  • Best international firm for pro bono work
  • Best international firm for talent management
  • Best international firm for women in business law
  • Best international firm Latin America practice
  • Best international mentoring program
  • Most innovative international firm
  • North America: US Northeast

The Americas Women in Business Law Awards will be presented on June 5, 2014 in New York. The European Women in Business Law Awards will be presented on June 18, 2014 in London.