The Fearsome Foursome

The Most Feared Firms In Litigation

Jones Day
Kirkland & Ellis
Quinn Emanuel

The Awesome Opponents

Altshuler Berzon
Baker & McKenzie
Baker Botts
Boies, Schiller & Flexner
Foley & Lardner
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Greenberg Traurig
Hogan Lovells
Jenner & Block
Morrison & Foerster
Paul, Weiss
Vinson & Elkins
Williams & Connolly

The Honor Roll of Most Feared Law Firms

 Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott
Bowman and Brooke
Bracewell & Giuliani
Clare Locke
Clifford Chance
Cozen O'Connor
Cravath, Swaine & Moore
Duane Morris
Fisher & Phillips
Fox Rothschild
Gusrae Kaplan Nusbaum
Hanson Bridgett
Irell & Manella
K&L Gates
Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman
Littler Mendelson

Mayer Brown
McKool Smith
Metzger Law Group
Morgan Lewis
Norton Rose Fulbright
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler
Pepper Hamilton
Perkins Coie
Quarles & Brady
Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd
Sidley Austin
Squire Patton Boggs
Susman Godfrey
Van Ness Feldman
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Warner Norcross & Judd
Wiley Rein
Winston & Strawn
Yukevich | Cavanaugh

Fear as a Differentiator—The BTI Fearsome Foursome

Few law firms embrace fear as a differentiator. Yet corporate counsel do. In fact, corporate counsel identify 4 firms more fearsome than all others—the BTI Fearsome Foursome.

Fear is healthy in the right dosage—it helps you stay out of danger. The same can be said for the Fearsome Foursome. Corporate counsel believe the Fearsome Foursome make other law firms change their tactics and approach. Clients see opposing counsel spend time and money adjusting their strategies when facing the Fearsome Foursome.

The Fearsome Foursome managed to stake out a real source of differentiation in a tough market. 3 of the Fearsome Foursome are also among the best client service performers—proving you can treat clients better than others while still instilling fear in opponents. Continue reading on The Mad Clientist...


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