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‘Best Law Firms’ 2024 Names Arnold & Porter ‘Law Firm of the Year’ for Environmental Litigation, International Commercial Arbitration; Ranks 37 National Practices and 90 Metro Practices

November 3, 2023

The 2024 edition of “Best Law Firms” named Arnold & Porter as a “Law Firm of the Year” in the “Litigation - Environmental” and “International Arbitration - Commercial” practice areas. The firm also received 37 national rankings and 90 metropolitan rankings (Chicago, D.C., Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New Jersey, New York, and San Francisco) in the “Best Law Firms” report, which is published annually by Best Lawyers.

“Law Firm of the Year” recognitions are based on the overall performance of a firm in their designated national practice area and client feedback on firm performance, responsiveness, and cost effectiveness. Arnold & Porter’s Environmental practice, which is led by chair Brian Israel, excels at representing clients in high-stakes, complex environmental matters. Since 2011, “Best Law Firms” has consistently ranked the firm's national Environmental practice in the top tier.

The firm’s International Arbitration practice, led by co-chairs Maria Chedid and Paolo Di Rosa, is widely known for its sophistication, industry knowledge, and powerful written and oral advocacy. The team seamlessly works across offices and in multiple foreign languages and jurisdictions to resolve cross-border commercial and investment disputes, as well as to negotiate and mediate settlements that achieve our clients’ objectives.

Arnold & Porter’s ranked national practice areas in the “Best Law Firms” report include:

  • Antitrust
  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking and Finance
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Biotechnology
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Copyright 
  • Corporate 
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Derivatives and Futures Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Energy
  • Environmental 
  • FDA
  • Financial Services Regulation 
  • Healthcare
  • Information Technology 
  • International Arbitration - Commercial
  • International Arbitration - Governmental
  • International Trade and Finance 
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendant
  • Media Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Private Funds/Hedge Funds
  • Public Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Securities Regulation
  • Securities/ Capital Markets
  • Securitization and Structured Finance
  • Tax
  • Trademark 
  • Transportation Law
  • Trusts & Estates 
  • Venture Capital Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity