License our cutting-edge legal content to strengthen your thought leadership and brand. Please note that submission deadlines are not submission deadlines. The National Law Journal is seeking nominations for its annual special column, “Winning Litigators: Profiles of Successful Attorneys and Their Strategies.” Nominees must win at least one significant jury or trial between January 1, 2020 and June 1, 2021. “Significant” gains include overcoming significant damages when significant harm was at stake, setting a precedent, or overcoming hostile jurisdiction. The nomination deadline is July 9, 2021. Please limit each submission to 800 words. Companies should not submit more than two submissions for this competition, and each submission should focus on one litigator (or a maximum of two litigators if they were involved in the case or case). Please provide two customer references for each quote by phone and email. The winners will be featured in an upcoming issue of the National Law Journal and honored at the National Law Journal Awards Dinner on November 5 in Washington, D.C. For more information on the awards ceremony, visit the National Law Journal Legal Awards website. If you have any questions, please contact Pearl Wu at [email protected] The Appellate Hot List highlights law firms that have handled exemplary appellate cases.

Potential candidates must be able to demonstrate at least one significant appeal victory since January 2020 and an impressive overall appeal record. A “significant victory” means asserting oneself before the U.S. Supreme Court, a federal appeals court, or a state court of last resort when an important rule of law was at stake, or when the stakes were high financially or otherwise. The National Law Journal invites nominations for our Lifetime Achievement Award. This award recognizes a lawyer`s professional achievements and impact on the national legal community. Winners will be honored at the NLJ Awards Dinner in November in Washington, D.C. The registration deadline is July 9, 2021. Please contact Pearl Wu at [email protected] if you have any questions.

Requirements This award recognizes Chief Legal Officers who have made significant achievements through effective leadership in 2020. To cite just a few examples, these benefits may include increasing the number of legal service staff or broadening the scope of responsibilities; Significant reduction in legal costs or successful completion of a larger business, such as a merger or acquisition. We are looking for dynamic leaders who have worked with their companies and external consultants to find ways to add value and transform their legal services from cost centers to business units. Nominations require a nomination of 300 to 500 words. Full questions about nominations will be available on the Awards Portal. The winners of each category with the finalists will be announced on the 20th. It was announced at an awards ceremony at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, D.C. ALM`s global newsroom provides specialized coverage of industry events and special reports throughout the year. Use our fully searchable editorial calendar below for the latest issues and submission deadlines for our full range of legal publications. Originally scheduled for October at the Marriott Marquis, the Professional Excellence Awards ceremony will take place virtually on Tuesday, November 17 at 5 p.m. While the ceremony may look and feel a little different than it did in the past, our commitment to recognizing excellence among members of New York`s prestigious legal profession continues, with lawyers who have impacted the profession and shared their insights with us.

The full list of all our 2020 winners in seven categories: Lifetime Achievement Award, Attorney of the Year, Distinguished Leaders, Rising Stars, Litigation Departments of the Year, Innovation Awards and In-House Impact Awards. The National Law Journal`s D.C. Rising Stars Awards highlight the 40 most promising Washington, D.C.-area lawyers aged 40 and under (as of July 9, 2021). Would you like to submit yourself or a colleague? Read on. Geography: To be eligible for this awards program, lawyers must work in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Criteria: We highlight lawyers who have exerted influence in their practice areas in the DC area and beyond. They should be innovators who: develop unique practice niches, ensure profits for clients, maintain robust records, and demonstrate strong leadership skills. These qualities are demonstrated by a combination of litigation or transactional expertise and significant community impact (through ongoing pro bono and other public services). Closing date: July 9, 2021. To submit an application, please click here. Submission documents: We ask you to provide: This year`s law firms and lawyers honoured have distinguished themselves for their work in supporting clients with high-profile litigation, their innovative approaches to environmental, social and corporate governance issues, and their diversity and inclusion initiatives.

The list also includes the winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as those on the Appellate Hot List and rising stars. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Wilkinson Walsh Crisis Management and Government Surveillance Finalists: The deadline for the call list is July 19. The deadline for all other categories is July 9. The special competition recognizes departments that focus on each of the five areas: The National Law Journal is seeking nominations for the 2021 Pro Bono Hotlist. This list recognizes law firms that pioneered access to justice. Previous papers have included pro bono work with far-reaching political, social or financial implications; Work that required a lot of time and sacrifice on the part of lawyers and/or work that exposed lawyers to criticism because of the unpopularity of their clients. To apply: Zuckerman SpaederKirkland & Ellis Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Advertisers who want to target their brands on a specific editorial coverage should contact us here. Note: These are descriptions of each category that will give you an idea of what each submission might include.

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