50 join Jones Day’s global partnership

The gigantic promotions round reflects the firm’s "commitment to developing and advancing lawyers throughout the world"

50 join Jones Day’s global partnership

Jones Day has announced the addition of 50 lawyers to its global partnership to cap off 2020.

The promoted lawyers are specialists in a variety of practice areas, including IP, real estate, antitrust and competition law and different areas of litigation. The majority of the new partners operate from the US branches, with the rest hailing from the firm’s offices in Australia, China, Europe, Taiwan and the UK.

“The promotion of these new partners reflects Jones Day's ongoing commitment to developing and advancing lawyers throughout the world who have achieved the highest levels of professional accomplishment and who are devoted to advancing and protecting the interests of our clients and the institutional values of the firm,” managing partner Stephen Brogan said.

The incoming partners are as follows:


  • Guoping Da, Ph.D. –  intellectual property, Shanghai


  • Jean Kuo – M&A, Taipei


  • John J. Crowley – real estate, London
  • Laura A. Pembridge – private equity, London


  • Nicolas J. André – tax, Paris
  • Edouard Fortunet – intellectual property, Paris
  • Eva Monard – government regulation, Brussels
  • Jonas Van den Bossche – M&A, Brussels



  • Ashley F. Heintz – securities litigation and SEC enforcement
  • Jennifer L. Weizenecker – business and tort litigation


  • Keith M. Kollmeyer – financial markets


  • Michael J. Austin – real estate
  • Kristina K. Cercone – business and tort litigation
  • Corey E. Dickey – private equity


  • Adam Hollingsworth – investigations and white-collar defence
  • Caitlin R. Hunter – financial markets
  • George M. Hunter – M&A
  • Jacqueline M. Pasek – business and tort litigation
  • Michael S. Quinlan – business and tort litigation


  • Ashley Lykins Gullett – M&A
  • Andrew G. Jack – health care and life sciences


  • Courtney A. Carrell – health care and life sciences
  • Arielle S. Tobin – securities litigation and SEC enforcement
  • Thomas D. York – antitrust and competition law


  • Stephen Cowen – business and tort litigation
  • Amanda K. Rice – issues and appeals

Los Angeles

  • Elizabeth M. Burnside – business and tort litigation
  • Alexis Adian Smith – intellectual property


  • Dotun O. Obadina – M&A

New York

  • Rebekah E. Blake – business and tort litigation
  • Jason B. Lissy – insurance recovery
  • Justin A. Macke – M&A
  • C. Lee Wilson – business and tort litigation
  • Stuart W. Yothers – intellectual property


  • James T. Kitchen – investigations and white-collar defence
  • Joshua R. Nightingale – intellectual property

San Diego

  • Brooke Schultz – securities litigation and SEC enforcement

San Francisco

  • Allison Crow – labour and employment
  • Kelsey A. Israel-Trummel – labour and employment


  • E. Stewart Crosland – government regulation
  • Lindsey M. Nelson – government regulation
  • Alex Potapov – issues and appeals
  • Robert N. Stander – issues and appeals
  • Laura K. Tuell – pro bono
  • Kamaile A.N. Turčan – issues and appeals


  • Pip Goldman – global disputes, Brisbane
  • Daniel Moloney – global disputes, Melbourne
  • Hemang Shah – M&A, Sydney
  • Prudence Smith – antitrust and competition law, Sydney

The appointments take effect on 1 January.

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