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Chambers USA 2021: America's Leading Business Lawyers

CLEVELAND, May 26, 2021 – The law firm of Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP has been recognized as a 2021 Leading Law Firm in Ohio in the recently released edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers®Chambers and Partners assesses law firms on technical legal ability, client service, commercial vision and business understanding, diligence, value, and depth of teams. Law firm departments are ranked on the qualities of their attorneys and the effectiveness and capability of the department as a whole (its strength and depth). Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands from 1 (highest) to 6, and being ranked in any band is considered a significant achievement in the global legal community.

Chambers USA 2021 recognized Calfee in the following 10 practice areas:

Chambers ranks individual attorneys based on their legal knowledge, experience, ability, effectiveness, and client service. Each the following 27 Calfee attorneys, across 12 practice areas, have been recognized as a “Leader in Their Field" by Chambers USA 2021:

With more than 200 researchers, Chambers has been conducting independent research into top law firms worldwide for nearly 30 years and is considered the preeminent ranking organization in the legal industry globally. The directory includes a detailed and independently researched editorial describing each listed law firm and lawyer as well as the firm’s strengths, details of recent work, quotes from clients and peers, and a list of active clients within each practice area. 

The Chambers High Net Worth Guide released its 2020 rankings last July and will release its 2021 rankings this summer. Calfee's Estate and Succession Planning and Administration practice group was ranked in Chambers HNW 2020 as a "Leading Law Firm" in Private Wealth Law in Ohio (Band 2). Two of Calfee's Estate and Succession Planning and Administration attorneys were ranked as "Leaders in their Field" in Private Wealth Law Ohio in for 2020: Joseph M. Mentrek, Partner and Chair of the practice group (Band 2), and Jean M. Hillman, Senior Counsel (Band 3).


Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP is a full-service corporate law firm with 160 attorneys and offices in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, New York, and Washington, D.C. Calfee serves clients in the Midwest, nationally and globally in the areas of Business Restructuring and Insolvency, Corporate and Finance, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, Energy and Utilities, Estate and Succession Planning and Administration, Government Relations and Legislation, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, Litigation, and Real Estate Law. A founding member of Lex Mundi, Calfee offers international representation through a network of independent law firms with access to 22,000 attorneys located in more than 125 countries. Additional information is available at


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