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Chambers USA 2020 recognizes Allen & Overy in 33 department and individual rankings

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20 May 2020

Chambers USA has recognized Allen & Overy in 33 department and individual rankings in its 2020 guide. The firm is ranked as a leading law firm in 10 practice areas and 23 of its U.S. attorneys received rankings. 

A&O earned a USA – Nationwide, Band 1 ranking for Projects: Agency Financing, the highest ranking, and a new category for Chambers this year. A&O’s practice is described as “highly experienced, professional and knowledgeable about the industry as well as very responsive to client requirements. They also take a commercial view in complex legal discussions, which makes reaching agreements quicker and easier."

Tim House, U.S. senior partner at Allen & Overy, commented: “This recognition underscores the firm’s successful continued expansion across the U.S. Allen & Overy offers not only quality, scale and sophistication but also a distinctive edge with the depth of our global network, our facility with comparative law, practice and regulation worldwide and our innovative approach to delivering legal services. We are continuing to invest and build on the strength of the existing offering to realize our potential in this market.”

Chambers USA ranks the top lawyers and law firms across the United States. Rankings are compiled through assessment of a firm’s work and opinions from external market sources, with an emphasis on client feedback. Firms and lawyers need to demonstrate sustained excellence in order to be ranked in the guide.


Practice Area Rankings


  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets: Derivatives
  • Capital Markets: Securitization
  • Financial Services Regulation: Broker Dealer (Compliance & Enforcement)
  • Projects: Agency Financing
  • Projects: PPP

New York

  • Corporate / M&A
  • Environment
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

 To see all A&O Chambers rankings, please click here.