Jones Day

Best Newsletters: Rankings & Survey Report

The aim of these Antitrust Newsletters Rankings is to make it easier for practitioners to select the alerts and other law firms publications that are more relevant to their practice. Concurrences sent from November 29, 2016 to January 18, 2017 an online survey to +4,500 in-house counsels worldwide and conducted 50 live interviews.

The Global Ranking shown below is made of 10 sub-rankings: In-house counsel’s choice, Readership, Country coverage, Case coverage, Cartels, Mergers, IP & antitrust, Private enforcement, Asian antitrust, and Accessibility. The first two rankings (Counsel’s choice and Readership) come out from the above-mentioned survey. The other rankings are based on the publications freely available online in each firm’s website.

These Rankings are accompanied by the 2017 Survey Report which provide inter alia 15 recommendations by in-house counsels.

Ranking by Counsels’ Choice

This ranking is based on counsels’ choice of their favorite professional publication (based on a questionnaire sent to over 4,500 counsels).

1 Baker McKenzie
2 Linklaters
3 Allen & Overy
4 Freshfields
5 Hogan Lovells
6 Clifford Chance
7 Cleary Gottlieb
8 Gibson Dunn
9 Norton Rose
10 Herbert Smith
11 Jones Day
12 Covington
13 White & Case
14 Mayer Brown
15 Shearman & Sterling
16 Weil Gotshal
17 Arnold & Porter
18 Davis Polk
19 Kirkland & Ellis
20 McDermott
21 Skadden Arps
22 Slaughter & May
23 Ashurst
24 Dechert
25 Hausfeld
26 Paul Weiss
27 Proskauer
28 Sidley Austin
29 Simmons & Simmons
30 Winston & Strawn

Ranking by readership

This ranking is based on the number of counsels having acknowledged that they receive the surveyed publications (based on a questionnaire sent to over 4,500 counsels).

1 Freshfields
2 Linklaters
3 Hogan Lovells
4 Norton Rose
5 Jones Day
6 White & Case
7 Baker McKenzie
8 Gibson Dunn
9 McDermott
10 Simmons & Simmons
11 Herbert Smith
12 Skadden Arps
13 Allen & Overy
14 Clifford Chance
15 Dechert
16 Weil Gotshal
17 Davis Polk
18 Mayer Brown
19 Shearman & Sterling
20 Sidley Austin
21 Slaughter & May
22 Cleary Gottlieb
23 Kirkland & Ellis
24 Paul Weiss
25 Covington
26 Ashurst
27 Hausfeld
28 Proskauer
29 Winston & Strawn
30 Arnold & Porter

Ranking by country coverage

This ranking is based on the number of jurisdictions addressed in the 2016 publications of each firm.

1 Norton Rose
2 Allen & Overy
3 Cleary Gottlieb
4 Baker McKenzie
5 Clifford Chance
6 Linklaters
7 Simmons & Simmons
8 Hogan Lovells
9 Gibson Dunn
10 Jones Day
11 Shearman & Sterling
12 Slaughter & May
13 Ashurst
14 Hausfeld
15 Mayer Brown
16 McDermott
17 White & Case
18 Winston & Strawn
19 Freshfields
20 Herbert Smith
21 Kirkland & Ellis
22 Sidley Austin
23 Skadden Arps
24 Covington
25 Davis Polk
26 Dechert
27 Paul Weiss
28 Weil Gotshal
29 Arnold & Porter
30 Proskauer

Ranking by cartel coverage

This ranking is based on the number of articles concerning cartels in 2016 publications made available on the website of each firm.

1 Norton Rose
2 Cleary Gottlieb
3 Clifford Chance
4 Allen & Overy
5 Simmons & Simmons
6 Slaughter & May
7 Hogan Lovells
8 Winston & Strawn
9 Baker McKenzie
10 Herbert Smith
11 Linklaters
12 Hausfeld
13 Jones Day
14 Shearman & Sterling
15 Freshfields
16 McDermott
17 White & Case
18 Gibson Dunn
19 Proskauer
20 Skadden Arps
21 Davis Polk
22 Kirkland & Ellis
23 Mayer Brown
24 Sidley Austin
25 Weil Gotshal
26 Arnold & Porter
27 Ashurst
28 Covington
29 Dechert
30 Paul Weiss

Ranking by Mergers' Coverage

This ranking is based on the number of articles concerning mergers in 2016 publications made available on the website of each firm.

1 Norton Rose
2 Clifford Chance
3 Winston & Strawn
4 Cleary Gottlieb
5 Hogan Lovells
6 Allen & Overy
7 Gibson Dunn
8 McDermott
9 Skadden Arps
10 Slaughter & May
11 Linklaters
12 Simmons & Simmons
13 Arnold & Porter
14 Dechert
15 Shearman & Sterling
16 Proskauer
17 Mayer Brown
18 Paul Weiss
19 Weil Gotshal
20 Baker McKenzie
21 Davis Polk
22 Ashurst
23 Covington
24 Freshfields
25 Jones Day
26 White & Case
27 Herbert Smith
28 Sidley Austin
29 Kirkland & Ellis
30 Hausfeld

Ranking by IP & Antitrust

Ranking based on the number of cases concerning antitrust and IP published in the 2016 publications of each firm.

1 McDermott
2 Norton Rose
3 Cleary Gottlieb
4 Weil Gotshal
5 Jones Day
6 Hogan Lovells
7 Shearman & Sterling
8 Allen & Overy
9 Hausfeld
10 Proskauer
11 Sidley Austin
12 Simmons & Simmons
13 Slaughter & May
14 White & Case
15 Winston & Strawn
16 Ashurst
17 Baker McKenzie
18 Covington
19 Davis Polk
20 Dechert
21 Herbert Smith
22 Linklaters
23 Arnold & Porter
24 Clifford Chance
25 Freshfields
26 Gibson Dunn
27 Kirkland & Ellis
28 Mayer Brown
29 Paul Weiss
30 Skadden Arps

Ranking by Private Enforcement

Ranking based on the number of cases concerning private enforcement published in the 2016 publications of each firm.

1 Hausfeld
2 Cleary Gottlieb
3 Norton Rose
4 Simmons & Simmons
5 Winston & Strawn
6 Herbert Smith
7 Slaughter & May
8 Proskauer
9 Allen & Overy
10 Shearman & Sterling
11 Hogan Lovells
12 White & Case
13 Ashurst
14 Clifford Chance
15 Freshfields
16 Gibson Dunn
17 Linklaters
18 Mayer Brown
19 McDermott
20 Sidley Austin
21 Skadden Arps
22 Arnold & Porter
23 Baker McKenzie
24 Covington
25 Davis Polk
26 Dechert
27 Jones Day
28 Kirkland & Ellis
29 Paul Weiss
30 Weil Gotshal

Ranking by Asian Antitrust

Ranking based on the number of cases concerning antitrust in Asia published in the 2016 publications of each firm.

1 Norton Rose
2 Clifford Chance
3 Linklaters
4 Cleary Gottlieb
5 Hogan Lovells
6 Mayer Brown
7 Allen & Overy
8 Baker McKenzie
9 Jones Day
10 Winston & Strawn
11 Freshfields
12 Sidley Austin
13 Davis Polk
14 Gibson Dunn
15 Herbert Smith
16 Kirkland & Ellis
17 Paul Weiss
18 Shearman & Sterling
19 Slaughter & May
20 White & Case
21 Arnold & Porter
22 Ashurst
23 Covington
24 Dechert
25 Hausfeld
26 McDermott
27 Proskauer
28 Simmons & Simmons
29 Skadden Arps
30 Weil Gotshal

Ranking by accessibility

This ranking is based on objective criteria (pdf/html/print publications, access to archives…) and subjective criteria (design, search engine features…).

1 Clifford Chance
2 Hogan Lovells
3 Cleary Gottlieb
4 Shearman & Sterling
5 Allen & Overy
6 Freshfields
7 Jones Day
8 Norton Rose
9 Baker McKenzie
10 McDermott
11 Skadden Arps
12 Linklaters
13 Arnold & Porter
14 Davis Polk
15 Simmons & Simmons
16 Sidley Austin
17 Mayer Brown
18 Ashurst
19 Covington
20 Kirkland & Ellis
21 Paul Weiss
22 Weil Gotshal
23 Gibson Dunn
24 White & Case
25 Slaughter & May
26 Proskauer
27 Dechert
28 Herbert Smith
29 Winston & Strawn
30 Hausfeld