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Powerhouse & Standout Law Firms by Practice

Complex work drives corporate counsel to use law firms they know and trust—and can sell to their leadership with little debate. The firms below are the ones corporate counsel tell us they are currently turning to for their most pressing litigation needs. 

IP LITIGATION POWERHOUSES

  • Cravath, Swaine & Moore
  • Dentons
  • Jones Day
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Skadden
  • Wachtell Lipton

IP LITIGATION STANDOUTS

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Cooley
  • Davis Polk & Wardwell
  • Dechert
  • DLA Piper
  • Fish & Richardson
  • K&L Gates
  • Kirkland & Ellis
 
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Pillsbury 
  • Polsinelli
  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
  • Sullivan & Cromwell
  • WilmerHale
 

 

SECURITIES & FINANCE
LITIGATION POWERHOUSES

  • Dentons
  • Jones Day
  • Kirkland & Ellis
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Skadden
  • Sullivan & Cromwell

SECURITIES & FINANCE
LITIGATION STANDOUTS

  • K&L Gates
  • Morgan Lewis
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Pillsbury 
  • Wachtell Lipton
  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • BakerHostetler
  • Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft
  • Cravath, Swaine & Moore
  • Davis Polk & Wardwell
  • Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson
 
 

 

COMPLEX COMMERCIAL
LITIGATION POWERHOUSES

  • Dentons
  • Jones Day
  • Kirkland & Ellis
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Polsinelli
  • Skadden

COMPLEX COMMERCIAL
LITIGATION STANDOUTS

  • Greenberg Traurig
  • K&L Gates
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • McGuireWoods
  • Morgan Lewis
  • Reed Smith
  • Sullivan & Cromwell
  • Wachtell Lipton
  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • BakerHostetler
  • Cleary Gottlieb
  • Cooley
  • Cravath, Swaine & Moore
  • Davis Polk & Wardwell
  • DLA Piper
  • Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson
 

 

COMPLEX EMPLOYMENT
LITIGATION POWERHOUSES

  • Dentons
  • Jones Day
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Littler Mendelson
  • Ogletree Deakins

COMPLEX EMPLOYMENT
LITIGATION STANDOUTS

  • Jackson Lewis
  • Kirkland & Ellis
  • Morgan Lewis
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Polsinelli
  • Skadden
  • Wachtell Lipton
  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • BakerHostetler
  • Cleary Gottlieb 
  • Cooley
  • Cravath, Swaine & Moore
  • DLA Piper
  • Fish & Richardson
  • Fisher Phillips
  • Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
 

 

CLASS ACTIONS POWERHOUSES

  • Cravath, Swaine & Moore
  • Dentons
  • Jones Day
  • Sidley Austin
  • Skadden
  • Wachtell Lipton

CLASS ACTIONS STANDOUTS

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • BakerHostetler
  • Cleary Gottlieb 
  • Cooley
  • Davis Polk & Wardwell
  • Dechert
  • Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
  • K&L Gates
 
  • Latham & Watkins
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Morgan Lewis
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
  • Sullivan & Cromwell
  • Sutherland
 

 

PRODUCT LIABILITY
LITIGATION POWERHOUSES

  • Dentons
  • Jones Day
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Skadden
  • Wachtell Lipton

PRODUCT LIABILITY
LITIGATION STANDOUTS

  • Greenberg Traurig
  • K&L Gates
  • Kirkland & Ellis
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Sullivan & Cromwell
  • Venable
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Cleary Gottlieb 
  • Cooley
  • Cravath, Swaine & Moore
  • Davis Polk & Wardwell
  • DLA Piper
  • Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

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