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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

  • Fish & Richardson

  • Jones Day

  • Kirkland & Ellis

  • Orrick

  • Perkins Coie

  • Sidley

  • WilmerHale

IP LITIGATION STANDOUTS

  • Alston & Bird

  • Duane Morris

  • Finnegan

  • Goodwin

  • Greenberg Traurig

  • Hogan Lovells

  • Kilpatrick Townsend

  • McGuireWoods

  • Morrison & Foerster

  • Pillsbury

  • Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati


CLASS ACTIONS POWERHOUSES

  • Jones Day

  • Kirkland & Ellis

  • Littler

  • Morgan Lewis

CLASS ACTIONS STANDOUTS

  • Arnold & Porter

  • BakerHostetler

  • Carlton Fields

  • Debevoise & Plimpton

  • Dentons

  • DLA Piper

  • Foley & Lardner

  • K&L Gates

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman

  • Latham & Watkins

  • Mayer Brown

  • McDermott Will & Emery

  • McGuireWoods

  • Morrison & Foerster

  • O'Melveny

  • Orrick

  • Pierce Atwood

  • Reed Smith

  • Sidley

  • Troutman Sanders

  • Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell

  • Winston & Strawn


SECURITIES & FINANCE
LITIGATION POWERHOUSES

  • Jones Day

  • Morgan Lewis

  • Sidley

  • Skadden

  • Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

SECURITIES & FINANCE
LITIGATION STANDOUTS

  • O'Melveny

  • Paul, Weiss

  • Pillsbury

  • Weil

  • Winston & Strawn

  • Covington

  • DLA Piper

  • Gibson Dunn

  • Hunton Andrews Kurth

  • Kirkland & Ellis

  • Maynard Cooper & Gale


COMPLEX EMPLOYMENT
LITIGATION POWERHOUSES

  • Gibson Dunn

  • Jones Day

  • Kirkland & Ellis

  • Morgan Lewis

  • Reed Smith

COMPLEX EMPLOYMENT
LITIGATION STANDOUTS

  • Mayer Brown

  • McGuireWoods

  • Norton Rose Fulbright

  • O'Melveny

  • Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs

  • Pillsbury

  • Sidley

  • Sullivan & Cromwell

  • Troutman Sanders

  • Weil

  • Baker Botts

  • Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott

  • Carlton Fields

  • Day Pitney

  • Debevoise & Plimpton

  • Dentons

  • DLA Piper

  • Duane Morris

  • Hogan Lovells

  • King & Spalding

  • Latham & Watkins



  • Morgan Lewis

  • Paul Hastings

  • Seyfarth Shaw

EMPLOYMENT
LITIGATION POWERHOUSES

  • Jackson Lewis

  • Littler

  • Ogletree Deakins

EMPLOYMENT
LITIGATION STANDOUTS

  • Drinker Biddle

  • Maynard Cooper & Gale

  • McGuireWoods



  • McGuireWoods

  • Shook, Hardy & Bacon

  • Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell

PRODUCT LIABILITY
LITIGATION POWERHOUSES

  • Jones Day

  • Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan

PRODUCT LIABILITY
LITIGATION STANDOUTS

  • Barnes & Thornburg

  • Goldberg Segalla

  • Greenberg Traurig


COMPLEX COMMERCIAL
LITIGATION POWERHOUSES

  • Gibson Dunn

  • Jones Day

  • Kirkland & Ellis

  • Morgan Lewis

  • Reed Smith

COMPLEX COMMERCIAL
LITIGATION STANDOUTS

  • Baker Botts

  • Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott

  • Carlton Fields

  • Covington

  • Day Pitney

  • Debevoise & Plimpton

  • Dentons

  • DLA Piper

  • Duane Morris

  • Hogan Lovells

  • Jenner & Block

  • King & Spalding


  • Latham & Watkins

  • Mayer Brown

  • McGuireWoods

  • Norton Rose Fulbright

  • O'Melveny

  • Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs

  • Pillsbury

  • Sidley

  • Sullivan & Cromwell

  • Troutman Sanders

  • Weil



  • Nelson Mullins

  • Perkins Coie

  • Swanson, Martin & Bell

COMMERCIAL
LITIGATION POWERHOUSES

  • Morgan Lewis

  • Weil

COMMERCIAL
LITIGATION STANDOUTS

  • Baker Donelson

  • Holland & Hart

  • Jenner & Block

  • Maynard Cooper & Gale

 

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