Law Firm

Of the hundreds-perhaps thousands-law firm based in the U.S., who are among those who are the best and got the title of “The Strongest Brand Law Firm” in the U.S.?

Based on a survey conducted by Acritas, a research institute in the UK, the top five law firms in the United States occupied by (1) Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates or popularly known as Skadden, (2) Jones Day, (3 ) Kirkland & Ellis LLP, (4) Sidley Austin LLP, and (5) Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz or popularly known Wachtell.

Acritas survey was conducted through telephone interviews with 902 U.S. law firm clients, 667 of which are located in the U.S.. These clients are classified as client “big fish”, as more than half of income in excess of one billion dollars.

The 902 respondents, Acritas proposed six key questions. First, the five law firms are the most memorable. Second, the three law firms which is a favorite. Third, the law office where the main choice for business mergers and acquisitions.

Fourth, the law office where the main choice for litigation matters. Fifth, the law firm which offers the highest performance. And sixth, where the law firm chosen by the client outside the U.S..

For the category of the most memorable legal office, the top occupied by Skadden selected by 40 respondents, followed by Jones Day (24); Sidley (16); Baker & McKenzie (14), and Mayer Brown (13). While Hogan Lovells, Kirkland & Ellis, and Sullivan & Cromwell were 12 respondents.

While the category of law firm favorite, top table occupied by Jones Day from 45 respondents; Skadden (39); Sidley (33); Morgan Lewis (32); Baker & McKenzie (30); DLA Piper and Fulbright & Jaworski (25 ), Hogan Lovells (24); Kirkland (23), and Gibson Dunn with Wachtell (22).

For the category of law firm mergers and acquisitions in the business, is a top law firm Skadden, Wachtell, Jones Day, Sullivan & Cromwell, and Latham & Watkins. While in litigation matters, rated occupied by Skadden, Kirkland, Jones Day, Gibson Dunn, and Sidley Austin.

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