Cleary Gottlieb Women Lawyers Recognized for Top Honors

March 9, 2020

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As part of Cleary Gottlieb’s celebration of International Women’s Day, we’re spotlighting the firm’s women lawyers who have earned outstanding recognition from prominent business and legal publications.

In the last year, a total of 27 women received 31 awards, with honorees based in various offices across the firm, including Beijing, Brussels, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, New York, Paris, São Paulo, and Washington, D.C.

These women were lauded for their experience and prowess in areas such as antitrust, banking and finance, bankruptcy and restructuring, capital markets, financial technology, investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, pro bono, and real estate. They earned commendations including “Best in Real Estate,” “Innovative Leader,” “Lawyer of the Year,” “Most Influential,” “Rising Star,” “Trailblazer,” and “Top Lawyer,” among others.

Read more about their achievements:

Claudia Annacker

Gabriele Apfelbacher

Robin Bergen

Kimberly Brown Blacklow

Leah Brannon

Katherine Mooney Carroll

Kathryn Collar

Elaine Ewing

Sandra Flow

Vishakha Joshi

Chantal Kordula

Jennifer Kroman

Polina Lyadnova

Abena Mainoo

Francesca Odell

Katie Reaves

Sandra Rocks

Lisa Schweitzer

Amy Shapiro

Denise Shiu

Sienna Smallman

Rita Sobral

Kimberly Spoerri

Jane VanLare

Martha Vega-Gonzalez

Lisa Vicens

Shuang Zhao

To learn more about Cleary’s recent accolades and key distinctions, click here.