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Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 43 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.

The firm's 125 years of sustained growth--in experience, reputation and successful client interaction--have been built by its dedication to a 'One Firm Worldwide' philosophy, which fosters the creation of interoffice and cross-practice teams, assembled to ensure that clients receive the best possible guidance and representation, without regard to barriers conventionally imposed by geography, borders, time zones or language.

Regions of Practice:

Latin America: with offices in Mexico City, S?o Paulo, and Miami, and a strong group of lawyers in key business and legal centers like New York, Houston, Dallas, and Madrid, Jones Day is one of the leading global law firms in the region, advising US, European, and Asian clients regarding investments inbound to the region, and Latin American companies on their international operations and capital markets activities.

The Latin America-focused team includes more than 100 lawyers representing a variety of legal disciplines, with a thorough understanding of the business norms, laws, and cultures of the region. Jones Day's experience includes mergers and acquisitions, investigations and anti-corruption, projects and infrastructure, banking and finance, energy, dispute resolution, business restructuring, private equity and capital markets.

United States: tracing its origins to Cleveland, Ohio, in 1893, Jones Day ranks among the world's largest and most geographically diverse law firms. Surveys repeatedly list Jones Day as one of the law firms most frequently engaged by U.S. corporations, and many of its lawyers have achieved national recognition in their disciplines. Jones Day's more than 1,600 U S lawyers are resident in 18 offices and collaborate to serve clients across practices and offices on all major matters that span the time-honored (antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, litigation, and government regulation) to more recently established and expanded areas (cybersecurity, life sciences, energy, and technology) that specifically address the contemporary challenges of an increasingly complex global business and legal environment.

Europe & Middle East: since opening its London office in 1986, Jones Day has maintained a significant European presence that includes more than 500 lawyers across Amsterdam, Brussels, D?sseldorf, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Milan, Moscow, Munich, and Paris. The firm's focus includes administrative and public law, banking and finance, capital markets, competition law and regulatory, derivatives and market infrastructures, environmental health and safety, global disputes, information technology, cybersecurity and data protection, intellectual property, labor and employment, life sciences, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, projects and infrastructure, real estate, restructuring and insolvency, and tax.

In the Middle East, Jones Day has more than 20 lawyers across offices in Dubai and Saudi Arabia, and has accumulated significant experience in most of the regions key industries and jurisdictions

Jones Day lawyers in the Middle East have advised clients on mergers and acquisitions and corporate transactions, projects and infrastructure, commercial transactions, real estate and construction matters, regulatory compliance, and dispute resolution.

Asia-Pacific: with more than 250 lawyers in 10 offices and experience representing clients throughout the region, Jones Day has committed substantial resources and capacity to each of Asia's distinct markets, including Greater China, Japan, Singapore and Southeast Asia, and Australia. The firm's practice areas in these regions include antitrust, banking and finance, capital markets, corporate and commercial, energy, global disputes, intellectual property, labor and employment, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, real estate, and several others.

The majority of the lawyers resident in the firm's Asia offices are admitted to practice local law in their home jurisdictions, and most have practiced in more than one country, making Jones Day's Asia team particularly qualified to render multijurisdictional legal services. In 2013 Jones Day was granted a Qualifying Foreign Law Practice license (QFLP) in Singapore.

List of offices

Latin America: Mexico City and S?o Paulo.

U.S: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Irvine, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Pittsburgh, San Diego, San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Washington

Europe and Middle East: Alkhobar, Amsterdam, Brussels, D?sseldorf, Dubai, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Melbourne, Milan, Moscow, Munich, Paris and Riyadh.

Asia-Pacific: Beijing, Brisbane, Hong Kong, Melbourne, Perth, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei and Tokyo.

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