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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

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

IP LITIGATION STANDOUTS

  • Akin Gump
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Cadwalader
  • Davis Polk
  • Dechert
  • DLA Piper
  • Gibson Dunn
  • Greenberg Traurig
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Irell & Manella
  • K&L Gates
 
  • Kirkland & Ellis
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Pillsbury
  • Polsinelli
  • Simpson Thacher
  • Sullivan & Cromwell
  • Weil
  • WilmerHale
  • Winston & Strawn
 

 

SECURITIES & FINANCE
LITIGATION POWERHOUSES

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

SECURITIES & FINANCE
LITIGATION STANDOUTS

  • K&L Gates
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • McGuireWoods
  • Morgan Lewis
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Paul, Weiss
  • Pillsbury
  • Reed Smith
  • Ropes & Gray
  • Wachtell Lipton
  • Weil
  • Akin Gump
  • Baker McKenzie
  • BakerHostetler
  • Cadwalader
  • Cooley
  • Cravath, Swaine & Moore
  • Davis Polk
  • DLA Piper
  • Fried Frank
  • Goodwin
  • Hogan Lovells
 

 

COMPLEX COMMERCIAL
LITIGATION POWERHOUSES

  • Cooley
  • Davis Polk
  • Dentons
  • DLA Piper
  • Jones Day
  • Kirkland & Ellis
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Skadden

COMPLEX COMMERCIAL
LITIGATION STANDOUTS

  • K&L Gates
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • McGuireWoods
  • Morgan Lewis
  • Paul, Weiss
  • Pillsbury
  • Polsinelli
  • Sullivan & Cromwell
  • Wachtell Lipton
  • Akin Gump
  • Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer
  • Baker McKenzie
  • BakerHostetler
  • Cravath, Swaine & Moore
  • Dechert
  • Fried Frank
  • Gibson Dunn
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Jenner & Block
 

 

COMPLEX EMPLOYMENT
LITIGATION POWERHOUSES

  • Cooley
  • Dentons
  • Jones Day
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Littler
  • Morgan Lewis
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • Skadden

COMPLEX EMPLOYMENT
LITIGATION STANDOUTS

  • K&L Gates
  • Kirkland & Ellis
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • O’Melveny
  • Paul, Weiss
  • Pillsbury
  • Polsinelli
  • Sullivan & Cromwell
  • Wachtell Lipton
  • Weil
  • Baker McKenzie
  • BakerHostetler
  • Cleary Gottlieb
  • Cravath, Swaine & Moore
  • Davis Polk
  • Dechert
  • DLA Piper
  • Fisher Phillips
  • Gibson Dunn
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Jackson Lewis
  • Jenner & Block
 

 

CLASS ACTIONS POWERHOUSES

  • Cooley
  • Davis Polk
  • Dentons
  • DLA Piper
  • Jones Day
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Skadden
  • Wachtell Lipton

CLASS ACTIONS STANDOUTS

  • Akin Gump
  • BakerHostetler
  • Cravath, Swaine & Moore
  • Dechert
  • Gibson Dunn
  • Greenberg Traurig
  • Hogan Lovells
  • K&L Gates
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel
 
  • Morgan Lewis
  • Paul, Weiss
  • Pillsbury
  • Sidley
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Sullivan & Cromwell
  • White & Case
  • Winston & Strawn
 

 

PRODUCT LIABILITY
LITIGATION POWERHOUSES

  • Cooley
  • Dentons
  • Jones Day
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Skadden

PRODUCT LIABILITY
LITIGATION STANDOUTS

  • Hogan Lovells
  • K&L Gates
  • Kirkland & Ellis
  • Morgan Lewis
  • Paul, Weiss
  • Pillsbury
  • Reed Smith
  • Sullivan & Cromwell
  • Wachtell Lipton
  • Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Cleary Gottlieb
  • Cravath, Swaine & Moore
  • Davis Polk
  • Dechert
  • DLA Piper
  • Gibson Dunn
  • Greenberg Traurig

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