A record 237 lawyers from leading global law firm Baker McKenzie have been nominated as Acritas Stars, in the research experts’ latest analysis. 67 of these nominations were for women – a 7% rise on the 2018 nomination list.


A full list of all the lawyers that have been recognized is available here.


Baker McKenzie have the highest number of stand-out Lawyers with a 23% increase in nominations overall, having received 192 in 2018.


Now in its forth year, Acritas Stars is a database of over 10,000 client-nominated, stand-out lawyers in private practice. Senior in-house counsel in large organizations are asked to volunteer names, whom Acritas interview on an ongoing basis about the legal market, as part of their global Sharplegal study.


Jaime Trujillo, Acting Global Chair at Baker McKenzie, commented:  “With this record number of nominations, I’m thrilled to see that our clients truly value and recognize our fantastic teams of lawyers around the world, congratulations to all who have been named. I am also delighted to see an increase in the amount of women lawyer nominations, it reflects our continued commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in both at Baker McKenzie and in the legal profession."


Baker McKenzie was named as the World’s strongest law firm brand for the ninth consecutive year by in the Acritas Global Elite Law Firm Brand Index.

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