Number of Law Firms Worth Premium Rates Continues to Climb

Top legal decision makers are paying more law firms premium rates than last year. This is a direct result of the surge in Bet-the-Company work and the growing number of law firms delivering more value. BTI research shows 28 law firms gained newly earned status in especially hard to get Premium Worthy recognition in 2017. While the number of Best of the Best Premium-Worthy law firms remains unchanged at 9, the names of the firms did.

Please join us in congratulating the below firms on their ability to gain premium rates in a cost-conscious world.

The Best in Class Premium-Worthy Firms in the just-released BTI Brand Elite 2017 are:

Best of the Best

Cooley
Cravath, Swaine & Moore
Dentons
DLA Piper
Gibson Dunn
Jones Day
Kirkland & Ellis
Latham & Watkins
Skadden

Leaders

Allen & Overy
Baker McKenzie
Davis Polk
Dechert
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson
Greenberg Traurig
Hogan Lovells
McGuireWoods
Morgan Lewis
Paul Hastings
Paul, Weiss
Pillsbury
Proskauer Rose
Reed Smith
Seyfarth Shaw
Sidley
Simpson Thacher
Sullivan & Cromwell
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Weil
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Winston & Strawn

Learn more about what makes premium rates worthwhile to general counsel in the new BTI Brand Elite 2017: Client Perceptions of the Best-Branded Law Firms, available now.