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Chambers USA Legal Guide 

Calfee has consistently been recognized as a "Leading Law Firm" in Ohio by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers®Chambers USA 2023 recognized 36 Calfee attorneys as Leading Lawyers, and the following 16 Calfee practice areas are ranked in Chambers USA 2023:

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With more than 200 researchers, Chambers has been conducting independent research into top law firms worldwide for more than 30 years and is considered the preeminent ranking organization in the legal industry globally.

Chambers High Net Worth Guide 

Calfee's Estate and Succession Planning and Administration practice group was ranked in Chambers HNW 2023 as a "Leading Law Firm" in Private Wealth Law in Ohio (Band 1). Three Calfee attorneys are ranked as Leading Lawyers in Chambers HNW 2023.

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Chambers Global Legal Guide 

Patrick D. Hayes, Partner and Chair of Calfee's Investment Management Law practice group, has been recognized as a 2023 "Leading Lawyer" in the U.S. in the most recent edition of Chambers Global Legal Guide, which ranks the top lawyers and law firms in over 200 jurisdictions across the world. Each ranking is based on in-depth research conducted by a dedicated team of researchers.

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The Legal 500

Douglas A. Neary, Firm Chair and Partner with Calfee's Corporate and Finance practice group, was selected for inclusion in The Legal 500's inaugural M&A Private Practice Powerlist – USA. Doug was one of only four practicing Ohio attorneys to be named to this prestigious list by The Legal 500. Launched in 2024 and drawing on extensive research by The Legal 500, the publication is designed to highlight the region’s leading M&A counsel covering all aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions.

"Best Law Firms" Rankings

Calfee earned 15 national rankings and 44 regional rankings in Ohio and New York in the 2024 edition of the Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” report. 

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Firms included in the “Best Law Firms” listings are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers on the quality of their law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

BTI Client Service A-Team

Calfee was ranked in the top 21% of U.S. law firms identified by BTI Consulting Group, Inc. as the core firms serving large and Fortune 1000 corporations. For the third consecutive year, Calfee was named to the BTI Client Service A-Team list (2021-2023). 

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Benchmark Litigation

The Benchmark Litigation 2024 Guide recognized Calfee as a Highly Recommended law firm in Ohio and 14 Calfee partners were selected for inclusion to the Guide. Calfee was one of only six firms selected in Ohio for the Benchmark Litigation U.S. Awards 2024 Shortlist.

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Benchmark Litigation is the only publication on the market to focus exclusively on litigation in the United States.

The International Financial Law Review's IFLR1000

Three Calfee partners were recognized in Ohio and the firm earned recognition in four practice areas in the 2023 IFLR1000 – Guide to the World's Leading Financial and Corporate Law Firms rankings lists: 

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The International Financial Law Review 1000 Guide recognizes the world's leading financial and corporate law firms and lawyers and remains the only international legal directory dedicated to ranking law firms and lawyers on the basis of financial and corporate transactional work.

Best Lawyers®

93 Calfee attorneys have been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®, 2024 edition.

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Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Thirty-five Calfee attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2024 Ohio Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Stars lists.

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Jack R. Smith, patent attorney, was selected to the 2023 District of Columbia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list.

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World Trademark Review 1000

Calfee's Intellectual Property practice group has been recognized as a leading law firm in Trademark Law and Calfee Intellectual Property Partner Raymond Rundelli has been selected as a leading lawyer by World Trademark Review 1000The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals (2015-2024). The annual WTR 1000 research directory recognizes the world’s leading trademark firms and professionals. Each year, WTR conducts exhaustive qualitative research to identify the firms and individuals that are deemed outstanding in this critical area of practice.

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Cincy Leading Lawyers

Ten Calfee attorneys were named 2023 Cincy Leading Lawyers. Hundreds of members of Greater Cincinnati’s legal community nominated colleagues for this honor, specifying a particular strength and area of practice for each nominated attorney, and a jury of peers made the final selections. Cincy Leading Lawyers recognizes the Tristate’s best lawyers annually in Cincy magazine's “The Power 100” issue.

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