Awards and Achievements

John B. Quinn and Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

“The most famous practicing lawyer in the world" - 2016 Bloomberg LP’s Big Law Business

John is a high-profile, multi-award-winning litigator, earning widespread recognition for his legal expertise and outstanding leadership. His dedication to excellence has been consistently acknowledged through numerous prestigious accolades across various categories. Some notable achievements over the years include:

Forbes America’s Top 200 Lawyers

Year: 2024
Organization: Forbes
Details: Awarded “America’s Top 200 Lawyers” by Forbes 2024.

USA Commercial Litigation Law Firm of the Year

Year: 2024
Organization: Chambers
Details: Awarded “USA Commercial Litigation Law Firm of the Year” by Chambers, 2024.

Lawdragon Hall of Fame: Financial, Class Action Litigation

Year: 2024
Organization: Lawdragon
Details: Awarded “Lawdragon Hall of Fame: Financial, Class Action Litigation” 2024

Chambers Global, USA: Litigation: General Commercial - Band 1

Year: 2024
Organization: Chambers Global USA
Details: Top-ranked lawyers and law firms.

California Litigation Star Award

Year: 2024
Organization: Benchmark Litigation
Details: Awarded “Litigation Star” and“National Practice Area Star” by Benchmark Litigation 2024.

Lawdragon 500 Leading Global Litigators Guide, Global Disputes, General & Commercial Litigation

Year: 2023-2024
Organization: Lawdragon
Details: Recognizes lawyers at the forefront of resolving disputes across the globe.

Chambers Global, USA: Litigation: Trial Lawyers - Band 1

Year: 2023-2024
Organization: Chambers Global USA
Details: Top-ranked lawyers and law firms.

California Legal Awards' Distinguished Leaders Award

Year: 2023
Organization: Law.com
Details: Honors leaders who have implemented major achievements in the last year, such as leading their firms to record revenue, spearheading large-scale office relocations, implementing new programs or technology and being at the forefront of significant pro bono matters, etc.

Most Famous Practicing Lawyer

Year: 2016
Organization: Bloomberg Law
Details: In a Bloomberg Big Law Business poll, readers voted John Quinn as the country's top lawyer at a U.S. firm.

California Attorney of the Year

Year: 2009
Organization: California Lawyer
Details: Awarded in recognition of exceptional contributions to intellectual property law.

Best Lawyers, Bet-the-Company Litigation

Year: 2006
Organization: Best Lawyers
Details: “The Best Legal Talent in the World”

Best Lawyers, Commercial Litigation

Year: 2006
Organization: Best Lawyers
Details: “The Best Legal Talent in the World”