Cleary Gottlieb Women Lawyers Recognized for Top Honors

March 8, 2023

23030204 International Womens DayHeadshots1200x628R1As 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 60 women received 89 awards and recognitions, with honorees based in various offices across the firm, including the Bay Area, Beijing, Brussels, Cologne, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Milan, New York, Paris, Rome, 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, corporate governance, financial technology, international arbitration, investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, private funds, pro bono, and tax. They earned commendations including “40 Under 40,” “Innovative Leader,” “Lawyer of the Year,” “Litigator of the Week,” “Most Influential,” “Rising Star,” and “Top Lawyer,” among others.

Read more about their achievements:

Laurie Achtouk-Spivak

Ségolène Allègre

Hakima Ben Azzouz

Lina Bensman

Robin Bergen

Leah Brannon

Kimberly Brown Blacklow

Jackie Brune

Madison Bush

Audry Casusol

Amélie Champsaur

Synne Chapman

Clara Cibrario Assereto

Anne-Sophie Coustel

Lisa Danzig

Elaine Ewing

Olivia Everton

Silvia Fittipaldi

Katie Gonzalez

Savannah Haynes

Jackie Holland

Chantal Kordula

Valérie Lemaitre

Liza Lenas

Polina Lyadnova

Abena Mainoo

Shannon Manley

Nora McCloskey Sines

Kelsey Nussenfeld

Heather Nyong’o

Francesca Odell

Meme Peponis

Inés Pérez Fernández

Vania Petrella

Amber Phillips

Romina Polley

Rebecca Prager

Nallini Puri

Carmen Rubio Bañeres

Séverine Schrameck

Lisa Schweitzer

Lauren Semrad

Alice Setari

Amy Shapiro

Denise Shiu

Sophie Smith

Ferdisha Snagg

Kimberly Spoerri

Marijke Spooren

Carla Swansburg

Naomi Tarawali

Marie-Laurence Tibi

Isabel Tuz

Jane VanLare

Lisa Vicens

Carina Wallance

Shuangjun Wang

Gwendolyn Washington

Katerina Wright

Shuang Zhao

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