Legends of the 500

Lawyers who have made the Lawdragon 500 at least 10 times.

LAWDRAGON 500: THE LEGENDS

The Lawdragon Legends includes the truly select lawyers who have made our elite annual guide 10 times since our founding in 2005. The Legends are a dazzling array of law firm leaders, plaintiff icons, Supreme Court justices, corporate counsel and public interest attorneys. We first published the Legends in 2015, as part of our 10th Year Anniversary celebration.

Name Organization City
Matthew Abbott Paul Weiss New York
Stephen Arcano Skadden New York
Judy Barrasso Barrasso Usdin New Orleans
Timothy Cameron Cravath New York
Michael Elkin Winston & Strawn New York
Miguel Estrada Gibson Dunn Washington
Ora Fisher Latham Menlo Park
Paul Geller Robbins Geller Boca Raton
Salvatore Graziano Bernstein Litowitz New York
Shawn Holley Kinsella Weitzman Santa Monica
Sherrilyn Ifill NAACP-LDF New York
Roberta Kaplan Kaplan Hecker & Fink New York
David Karp Wachtell New York
Jennifer Keller Keller Anderle Irvine
Ethan Klingsberg Freshfields New York
Mark Lebovitch Bernstein Litowitz New York
Sandra Leung Bristol-Myers Squibb New York
Jonathan Lowy Brady Center to Prevent Handgun Violence Washington
David Marriott Cravath New York
Randi McGinn McGinn Carpenter Albuquerque
David Nevin Nevin Benjamin Boise
Robin Panovka Wachtell New York
Kathy Patrick Gibbs & Bruns Houston
Anthony Romero ACLU New York
Steven Rosenblum Wachtell New York
Susan Saltzstein Skadden New York
Karen Patton Seymour Goldman Sachs New York
Tony West Uber San Francisco
Marc Wolinsky Wachtell New York
Damien Zoubek Cravath New York
Name Organization Location
Charla Aldous Aldous Walker Dallas
Samuel Alito U.S. Supreme Court Washington
Kim Askew K&L Gates Dallas
Robert Barnett Williams & Connolly Washington
George ‘Gar’ Bason Davis Polk New York
Cari Dawson Alston & Bird Atlanta
Kelly Dermody Lieff Cabraser San Francisco
Jodi Flowers Motley Rice Mount Pleasant
Agnieszka Fryszman Cohen Milstein Washington
Sergio Galvis Sullivan & Cromwell New York
David Goldschmidt Skadden New York
Thomas Goldstein Goldstein & Russell Bethesda
Richard Hall Cravath New York
Michael Hausfeld Hausfeld Washington
Lynne Hermle Orrick Menlo Park
James Hurst Kirkland Chicago
Elena  Kagan U.S. Supreme Court Washington
Jeffrey Kessler Winston & Strawn New York
William Lafferty Morris Nichols Wilmington
Mark Lanier Lanier Law Firm Houston
David Lira Girardi Keese Los Angeles
Katharine Martin Wilson Sonsini Palo Alto
Mark Mendelsohn Paul Weiss Washington
Scott Musoff Skadden New York
Stacy Phillips Blank Rome Los Angeles
Darren Robbins Robbins Geller San Diego
John Savarese Wachtell New York
Kannon Shanmugam Paul Weiss Washington
Steve Toll Cohen Milstein Washington
Robert Townsend Cravath New York
Name Organization Location
Linda Addison Norton Rose New York
David Anders Wachtell New York
Steve Berman Hagens Berman Seattle
Steve Bochner Wilson Sonsini Palo Alto
Ted Boutrous Gibson Dunn Los Angeles
David Braff Sullivan & Cromwell New York
John Branca Ziffren Brittenham Los Angeles
Susanna Buergel Paul Weiss New York
James Carroll Skadden Boston
Paul Clement Kirkland Washington, D.C.
Ty Cobb The White House Washington, D.C.
Robin Cohen McKool Smith New York
Karen Dyer Boies Schiller Orlando
Stuart Grant Grant & Eisenhofer Wilmington
Nicholas Gravante Boies Schiller New York
William Isaacson Boies Schiller Washington, D.C.
Jeffrey Klein Weil Gotshal New York
Jeffrey Lamken MoloLamken Washington, D.C.
Carolyn Lamm White & Case Washington, D.C.
Steve Molo MoloLamken New York
Francis Patrick Murphy Corboy & Demetrio Chicago
Faiza Saeed Cravath New York
Jonathan Schiller Boies Schiller New York
Allison Schneirov Skadden New York
Roman Silberfeld Robins Kaplan Los Angeles
Gerald Silk Bernstein Litowitz New York
Daniel Slifkin Cravath New York
Sonia Sotomayor U.S. Supreme Court Washington, D.C.
Clarence Thomas U.S. Supreme Court Washington, D.C.
Beth Wilkinson Wilkinson Walsh Washington, D.C.
Greg Williams Richards Layton Wilmington
Name Organization Location
Scott Barshay Paul Weiss New York
Scott Edelman Milbank New York
Jay Eisenhofer Grant & Eisenhofer New York
Patricia Glaser Glaser Weil Los Angeles
Jamie Gorelick WilmerHale Washington, D.C.
Mark Greene Cravath New York
Nina Gussack Pepper Hamilton Philadelphia
Kenton King Skadden Palo Alto
Colleen Mahoney Skadden Washington
Pat McGroder Gallagher & Kennedy Phoenix
Mark Morton Potter Anderson Wilmington
Brian Panish Panish Shea Los Angeles
Christian Searcy Searcy Denny Miami
Joseph Shenker Sullivan & Cromwell New York
Diane Sullivan Weil Princeton, N.J.
Jonathan Turley George Washington University Law School Washington, D.C.
Leigh Walton Bass Berry Nashville
Name Organization Location
Mary Alexander Mary Alexander & Associates San Francisco
Riley Allen Riley Allen Law Orlando
Corinne Ball Jones Day New York
Robert Baron Cravath New York
Hilarie Bass Greenberg Traurig Miami
Sam Baxter McKool Smith Dallas
Stephen Breyer U.S. Supreme Court Washington, D.C.
Bill Carmody Susman Godfrey New York
Frank Darras Darras Law Ontario, Calif.
Adam Emmerich Wachtell Lipton New York
Pat Fitzgerald Skadden Chicago
James Garner Sher Garner New Orleans
Ruth Bader Ginsburg U.S. Supreme Court Washington, D.C.
Robert Giuffra Sullivan & Cromwell New York
Sandra Goldstein Cravath New York
Edward Herlihy Wachtell Lipton New York
Jay Kasner Skadden New York
Neal Katyal Hogan Lovells Washington, D.C.
Steve Lane Herman Herman New Orleans
Neal Manne Susman Godfrey Houston
Mike McKool McKool Smith Dallas
Ted Mirvis Wachtell Lipton New York
Gary Naftalis Kramer Levin New York
Steven Newborn Weil Gotshal Washington, D.C.
Eileen Nugent Skadden New York
Carter Phillips Sidley Austin Washington, D.C.
Joe Power Power Rogers Chicago
Gordon Rather Wright Lindsey Little Rock, Ark.
Alison Ressler Sullivan & Cromwell Los Angeles
Paul Schnell Skadden New York
Robert Schumer Paul Weiss New York
Chris Seeger Seeger Weiss New York
Joe Sellers Cohen Milstein Washington, D.C.
Leopold Sher Sher Garner New Orleans
Stuart Singer Boies Schiller Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Robert Spatt Simpson Thacher New York
Bryan Stevenson Equal Justice Initiative Montgomery, Ala.
Donald Verrilli U.S. Solicitor General Washington, D.C.
Donald Wolfe Potter Anderson Wilmington
Steve Yerrid Yerrid Law Tampa, Fla.
Michael Young Willkie Farr New York
Name Organization Location
Kevin Arquit Simpson Thacher New York
Max Berger Bernstein Litowitz New York
Martha Bergmark Voices for Civil Justice Washington, D.C.
David Boies Boies Schiller New York
Brad Brian Munger Tolles Los Angeles
Elizabeth Cabraser Lieff Cabraser San Francisco
Evan Chesler Cravath New York
Richard Clary Cravath New York
Richard Climan Weil Gotshal Redwood Shores, Calif.
Thomas Demetrio Corboy & Demetrio Chicago
Robert Denham Munger Tolles Los Angeles
Thomas Girardi Girardi Keese Los Angeles
Marcia Goldstein Weil Gotshal New York
Kris Heinzelman Cravath New York
Russ Herman Herman Herman New Orleans
Brad Karp Paul Weiss New York
David Katz Wachtell New York
Anthony Kennedy U.S. Supreme Court Washington, D.C.
Tom Kline Kline & Specter Philadelphia
Walter J. Lack Engstrom Lipscomb Los Angeles
William Lee WilmerHale Boston
Andrew Levander Dechert New York
Judith Livingston Kramer Dillof New York
Gregory Markel Cadwalader New York
Brian McCarthy Skadden Los Angeles
William McLucas WilmerHale Washington, D.C.
Thomas A. Moore Kramer Dillof New York
Daniel Neff Wachtell New York
Thomas Nolan Skadden Los Angeles
Theodore Olson Gibson Dunn Washington, D.C.
Ronald Olson Munger Tolles Los Angeles
Wayne Outten Outten & Golden New York
Kathleen Flynn Peterson Robins Kaplan Minneapolis
Aaron Podhurst Podhurst Orseck Miami
John Quinn Quinn Emaneul Los Angeles
John Roberts U.S. Supreme Court Washington, D.C.
Kelli Sager Davis Wright Los Angeles
Gloria Santona McDonald’s Chicago
Antonin Scalia U.S. Supreme Court Washington, D.C.
Brad Smith Microsoft Redmond, Wash.
Larry Sonsini Wilson Sonsini Palo Alto
Myron Steele Potter Anderson Dover, Del.
Leo Strine Delaware Supreme Court Wilmington
Stephen Susman Susman Godfrey Houston
John Tarantino Adler Pollock Providence, R.I.
Seth Waxman WilmerHale Washington, D.C.
Dan Webb Winston & Strawn Chicago
Theodore Wells Paul Weiss New York
John White Cravath New York
Mary Jo White SEC Washington, D.C.

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