More Law Firms Worth Premium Rates

Corporate counsel see a 16% increase in law firms worth their premium rate. These firms are bucking every trend and convincing clients the value of the counsel delivered dwarfs the price. This year’s increase contrasts with last year’s 15% decrease in premium worthy firms. These firms earning premium-worthy status this year bring unmatched business understanding and commitment to their clients.

These premium-worthy firms also ensure their clients know what is happening every step of the way and plan for every obstacle.

The Best in Class Premium-Worthy Firms in the just-released BTI Brand Elite 2016 are:

Best of the Best:

Alston & Bird
Baker & McKenzie
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Jones Day
Kirkland & Ellis
Latham & Watkins
Sidley Austin
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Sullivan & Cromwell

Leaders:

Allen & Overy
Baker Botts
Cravath, Swaine & Moore
Debevoise & Plimpton
DLA Piper
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Hogan Lovells
K&L Gates
Mayer Brown
McDermott Will & Emery
Morgan Lewis
Norton Rose Fulbright
Paul, Weiss
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Vinson & Elkins
Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Winston & Strawn

Learn more about what makes premium rates worthwhile to general counsel in the new BTI Brand Elite 2016: Client Perceptions of the Best-Branded Law Firms, available now.