Honors
Honors
The firm has received complimentary feedback from clients and accolades from many third-party sources, such as the following recent examples:
 
  • For the fifth consecutive year Kelley Drye achieved a perfect mark on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2021 Corporate Equality Index, the nation’s premier benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.

  • Chambers USA recognized 16 Kelley Drye lawyers as “Leaders in Their Field” and 7 Kelley Drye practice areas, 2020.

  • Chambers Global recognized six Kelley Drye lawyers as “Leaders in Their Field” and two Kelley Drye practice areas, 2021.

  • U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® (Woodward/White, Inc.) honored six Kelley Drye practices – Advertising, Communications, Environmental Law, Environmental Litigation, Trusts & Estates, and Real Estate – with a National First-Tier ranking in its 2021 “Best Law Firm” study.

  • 54 Kelley Drye Attorneys ranked in Best Lawyers in America®, 2021.

  • The Corporate Legal Operations Consortium recognized Kelley Drye as one of the top three submissions for the 2020 Legal Innovation in Operations Project for its META Advisors Claims Management website.

  • Kelley Drye was named to the “BTI Client Service A-Team” in 2014-2021 and “BTI Brand Elite” in 2014-2019.  The firm was ranked in the “BTI Litigation Outlook” for “Most Feared Law Firms” and “IP Litigation Powerhouse” in 2017-2018 and named to the “Honor Roll for Commercial Litigation” in 2019.  BTI also recognized Kelley Drye as “Client Experience Innovator” in 2018.

  • Benchmark Litigation 2019 featured five Kelley Drye attorneys as Litigation Stars.

  • U.S. Legal 500 recommended 36 Kelley Drye attorneys and 12 practice areas in their 2020 edition.

  • Law360 named the International Trade group as a “Practice of the Year,” 2020.

  • India Business Law Journal selected Kelley Drye as among the world’s most highly regarded international law firms for work with Indian businesses, 2008–2020.

  • JD Supra recognized Kelley Drye in their 2021 Reader’s Choice Awards for Data Privacy and Class Action Litigation articles.

  • The Burton Foundation, a not-for-profit, academic organization devoted to recognizing and rewarding excellence in the legal profession, honored Kelley Drye lawyers with the Burton Awards in the Distinguished Law Firm category for legal writing, 2008–2010, 2014, 2017 and 2018.