Awards

A reputation for excellence

For over 150 years, our lawyers have been recognized for applying sophisticated, cutting-edge thinking to groundbreaking legal matters worldwide. From The American Lawyer to Chambers to Project Finance International to Benchmark Litigation, our work earns attention and accolades.

In fact, in 2017, 54 of our partners in 20 practice areas were ranked by Chambers USA, including 11 partners in Chambers’ highest category, Band One. And in Chambers Global, five of our individual partners were ranked in the top three categories, along with eight ranked practice areas. Milbank lawyers also received 29 Leading Lawyer recommendations in Chambers UK 2017 across 16 practice areas, with eight of these in Band One. 

Of our German lawyers, 10 have been acknowledged in the top bands by Chambers Europe 2017 and 13 by the German directory JUVE 2016/17.

These accolades, and many more, reflect our unwavering commitment to our clients. They distinguish us in a competitive legal landscape—and our clients’ satisfaction is our reward.

Recent news

Benchmark Litigation Recognizes Milbank as a Leading Litigation Practice in 2018 Rankings

Project Finance Team Earns Honors at AmLaw’s Global Legal Awards

Two Standout Public-Private Partnership Projects Recognized at 2017 P3 Awards Ceremony

Milbank Named Among Leading Business Law Firms in Latin America 

Milbank Named “Indonesia Firm of the Year” at Chambers & Partners Awards for Excellence for the Third Time Out of the Past Five Years

Milbank Scoops Eight Awards at Turnaround M&A Atlas Awards; Dennis Dunne Named Global Restructuring Lawyer of the Year

Milbank Named Global Legal Adviser of the Year by IJGlobal

Six Milbank Project Financings Awarded Deals of the Year by Project Finance International

Milbank Wins Multiple Awards, Including “Aircraft Finance Law Firm of the Year,” at the Global Transport Finance Awards

The Asian Lawyer Names Milbank Finance Firm of the Year

Milbank Scoops ‘Best Infrastructure Financing: Brazil’ Award at the LatinFinance Project & Infrastructure Awards for Advising Seaborn Networks on the First Direct Submarine Cable Project Between New York and São Paulo

LatinFinance Names Milbank Best Infrastructure Firm in Latin America

Milbank Wins Innovation Award for €64 Million Jet-Engine Deal at China Air Finance Development Summit

Milbank Partner Dennis Dunne Earns 2016 Turnaround of the Year: Mega Company Award from Turnaround Management Association

Mergers & Acquisitions Magazine Names Milbank M&A Middle-Market “Law Firm of the Year”

Milbank Recognized by Airfinance Journal for Twelve Deals of the Year

Milbank Project Finance Group Wins Eight Separate Awards from IJGlobal for Work on Infrastructure / Project Finance Deals