Cleary Gottlieb Women Lawyers Recognized for Top Honors

March 8, 2022


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 53 women received 68 awards, with honorees based in various offices across the firm, including the Bay Area, Cologne, Frankfurt, London, Milan, New York, Paris, Rome, Seoul, 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, corporate governance, financial technology, international arbitration, investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, private funds, pro bono, and tax. They earned commendations including “Best in Antitrust,” “Innovative Leader,” “Lawyer of the Year,” “Most Influential,” “MVP,” “Rising Star,” and “Top Lawyer,” among others.

Read more about their achievements:

Laurie Achtouk-Spivak

Katharina Apel

Gabriele Apfelbacher

Larisa Babiy

Emmanuelle Berdugo

Robin Bergen

Linden Bernhardt

Julia Bradley

Leah Brannon

Penelope Christophorou

Ye Eun (Charlotte) Chun

Anne-Sophie Coustel

Lisa Danzig

Sylvia DeTar

Martina Ercolanese

Elaine Ewing

Francesca Gesualdi

Jackie Holland

Jessica Hollis

Kylie Huff

Vishakha Joshi

Hoori Kim

Chantal Kordula

Valérie Lemaitre

Liza Lenas

Anna Lubberger

Polina Lyadnova

Katherine Lynch

Abena Mainoo

Rebecca Michaud

Julie-Irene Nkodo

Francesca Odell

Wonjeong Angela Park

Meme Peponis

Vania Petrella

Romina Polley

Rebecca Prager

Nallini Puri

Rathna Ramamurthi

Jessica Repond

Jessica Roll

Kayla Rooney

Séverine Schrameck

Lisa Schweitzer

Amy Shapiro

Sarah Schröder

Kim Spoerri

Naomi Tarawali

Jeanne Theuret

Marie-Laurence Tibi

Jane VanLare

Lisa Vicens

Carina Wallance

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