Debevoise & Plimpton LLP was recognized as the Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year and Senior Chair Mary Jo White received the Outstanding Contribution Award at the Chambers USA Awards 2022.
The Chambers Awards recognizes preeminent law firms in key U.S. jurisdictions. They also reflect achievements over the past 12 months including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service.
Debevoise was also short-listed for Corporate Law Firm of the Year, Private Equity Law Firm of the Year and Corporate Crime Law Firm of the Year and litigation partner Helen Cantwell was shortlisted for White Collar Lawyer of the Year.
Debevoise’s Intellectual Property Group enjoys a position of extraordinary prominence, including being selected as Managing Intellectual Property’s “Trademark Contentious Firm of the Year” in four of the last seven years. The Group handles a wide variety of transactions and cases around the world, including trademark, trade dress and advertising disputes; copyright matters in media and entertainment; right of publicity issues; and unfair competition, trade secret and patent cases. Many of its cases have cross-border components, and it has deep experience across a wide range of industries.
Mary Jo White, Senior Chair of the firm and leader of the Strategic Crisis Response and Solutions Group, specializes in multifaceted government investigations and white collar, SEC enforcement and internal investigations. Ms. White has decades of experience, having served as Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and as a well-known private practitioner in high-profile matters.