Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has 58 lawyers recognized in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers in America and 21 lawyers named in the 2022 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America. 

Additionally, Debra Dandeneau (New York: Litigation - Bankruptcy), Glenn Fox (New York: Litigation - Trusts and Estates), Lawrence Finder (Houston: Criminal Defense: White-Collar) and Mark Oates (Chicago: Litigation and Controversy - Tax) were named as 2022 Lawyers of the Year, a designation honoring one lawyer in a practice area in each community.

The Best Lawyers rankings, first published in 1983, are based on peer-review evaluations from colleagues in the same practice and geographic region.

2022 Best Lawyers in America

  • James H. Barrett, Tax Law
  • Anne G. Batter, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Simon P. Beck, Tax Law
  • Mark D. Bloom, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Addison Braendel, Corporate Law
  • Amar Budarapu, Corporate Law
  • Yoon Chae, Litigation - Patent
  • John J. Conroy, Jr., International Trade and Finance Law
  • Brendan D. Cook, Commercial Litigation
  • Richard Cremieux, Real Estate Law
  • Debra A. Dandeneau, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Douglas Darch, Employment Law - Management
  • Debra M. Doyle, Trusts and Estates
  • William F. Dugan, Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Lawrence D. Finder, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Tom Firestone, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • John G. Flaim, Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Lisa A. Fontenot, Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Glenn G. Fox, Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Trusts and Estates
  • David G. Glickman, Tax Law
  • Amy J. Greer, Litigation - Securities and Securities Regulation
  • David P. Hackett, Environmental Law
  • Mark Hamer, Litigation - Antitrust
  • Michelle L. Hartmann, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Labor and Employment and Trade Secrets Law
  • Brian L. Hengesbaugh, Privacy and Data Security Law
  • Dyan M. House, Trademark Law
  • Ann Hurwitz, Franchise Law
  • Paul J. Keenan, Jr., Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Leif King, Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • C. Thomas Kruse, Commercial Litigation
  • Summer Ayers LePree, Tax Law
  • Marc M. Levey, Tax Law
  • William J. Linklater, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Richard M. Lipton, Tax Law
  • Mackenzie Martin, Litigation - Patent
  • Maura Ann McBreen, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law and Employment Law - Management
  • Michael S. Mensik, Information Technology Law and Technology Law
  • Michael L. Morkin, International Arbitration - Commercial
  • Colin H. Murray, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • John W. Newlin III, Trusts and Estates
  • Lawrence W. Newman, International Arbitration - Commercial and International Arbitration - Governmental
  • Mark A. Oates, Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • James P. O'Brien, Project Finance Law
  • John M. Peterson, Jr., Tax Law
  • Melinda R. Phelan, Tax Law
  • Michael A. Pollard, Appellate Practice
  • Clyde E. Rankin III, Corporate Law
  • Stephen E. Reynolds, Litigation - Health Care
  • Craig A. Roeder, Corporate Law
  • Jeffrey L. Rubinger, Litigation and Controversy - Tax and Tax Law
  • Michael E. Santa Maria, Franchise Law
  • Ted S. Schweinfurth, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Stuart P. Seidel, International Trade and Finance Law
  • Gary D. Sprague, Tax Law
  • Philip F. Suse, Corporate Law
  • John W. Watson, Environmental Law
  • William K. Woods, Franchise Law
  • Edward J. Zulkey, Commercial Litigation and Insurance Law and Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants

 

2022 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America

  • Jodi Avila, Commercial Litigation
  • Eric M. Biscopink, Tax Law
  • Michelle Carr, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Christina Cerutti, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Yoon Chae, Intellectual Property Law, Litigation - Intellectual Property, and Litigation - Patent
  • Joseph T. Charron, Labor and Employment Law - Management
  • Young Choi, Tax Law
  • Ximena Couret, Corporate Law
  • Alexandra Daniels,  Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Benjamin Davis , Commercial Litigation
  • Jonathan S. Farrokhnia, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Megan D. Ferris, Tax Law
  • Jessica W. Greenwald Intellectual Property Law, Litigation - Patent
  • Nicholas O. Kennedy, Commercial Litigation
  • Rocio Guadalupe Mendoza, Energy Law
  • Caroline Pham, Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Brendan J. Sponheimer, Tax Law
  • Sarah E. Swain, Real Estate Law
  • Michael C. Tedesco, Tax Law
  • Joshua Wolkoff, Intellectual Property Law, Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Ashley Harmon Zepeda, Tax Law
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