The Northern District of Illinois and the Federal Bar Association will present the award to Paula Render, who will accept the award on behalf of the Jones Day team, on May 26, 2010. This award recognizes the Firm's efforts on behalf of an involuntarilycommitted individual who challenged various aspects of his confinement.
Paula Render, Morgan Hirst, Kelly Marino, and Ryan Hubbard was the team that achieved a settlement resolving the claims, and they were nominated for the award by Judge Matthew Kennelly, the judge presiding over the litigation.
Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters recently released their global debt and equity league tables for the first quarter of 2010. Jones Day received multiple top 10 rankings, including a number 1 ranking from Bloomberg for India Equity IPO Manager Advisers - both by volume and by deal count as well as a number 2 ranking from Thomson for Global Convertible Offerings, Issuer Legal Advisor by deal count.