Legends of the 500
Lawyers who have made the Lawdragon 500 at least 10 times.
The fabulous and aptly named litigation star founded a law firm juggernaut while trying more than 100 jury trials for clients from Alcoa to Medtronic.
A genius litigator and corporate governance expert who’s relied on by everyone from Bank of America to Ken Langone when every single one of the chips are on the line.
The deeply respected white-collar defender has the back of everyone from Michael Eisner to Rajat Gupta to the oldest U.S. synagogue.
This legendary antitrust star has an unparalleled record of gaining antitrust approval for the largest companies in the world from Allergan to ExxonMobil to Johnson & Johnson.
One of the world’s top dealmakers and global co-head of Skadden’s Transactions Practices, Nugent handles billions in M&A and LBO deals on a daily basis.
This highly regarded appellate advocate also runs one of the world’s biggest law firms.
A true working class hero for the most badly injured Chicagoans, Power appeals to juries and judges alike with brains, persuasion, tenacity and heartfelt dedication.
Mr. Arkansas is lauded as one of the nation’s great trial lawyers with a particular way with juries on behalf of his corporate clients, and a gracious manner noted by all.
California Resources, Valeant and Ares all call upon this exceptionally gifted M&A and corporate governance lawyer who’s anchored Sullivan & Cromwell’s West Coast presence since 1984.
This jaw-dropping global dealmaker and healthcare deal expert handled $450B in global deals in 2015 alone, including 23 exceeding $1B.