This award recognizes attorneys in leadership roles who achieved impressive results in the past year. Others may fly under the radar, but this group of 20 extraordinary lawyers had great performances while demonstrating clear leadership skills that resulted in positive outcomes.

Juan Arteaga, Partner, Crowell & Moring

Erica Berthou, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis

Tanya N. Blocker, President, Association of Black Women Attorneys

Joseph Drayton, Partner, Cooley

Lisa Ferri, Partner, Mayer Brown

Megan Goddard, Managing attorney, Goddard Law

Jayme Goldstein, Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan

Jay Kasner, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Noreen Kelly, Partner, McGuireWoods

Jeffrey Kohn, Partner, O’Melveny & Myers

Kathleen McKenna, Partner, Proskauer Rose

Roger Meltzer, Partner, DLA Piper

Nancy Mitchell, Shareholder, O’Melveny & Myers

Lynn Neuner, Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Michèle Penzer, Managing Partner, Latham & Watkins’ New York office

Robert Schumer, Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison

Wallace Schwartz, Partner, Kasowitz Benson Torres

Joseph Shenker, Chairman, Sullivan & Cromwell

Daniel Slifkin, Partner, Cravath, Swain & Moore

Peter Wolfson, Partner, Dentons