The 20 Most Prestigious Law Firms In America
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Ted Olson, who argued one of the gay marriage cases before the Supreme Court, is a partner at one of America's most prestigious law firms.
kept its iron grip on the top slot in Vault's annual ranking of America's most prestigious law firms
The only notable changes in the top ten was Sullivan & Cromwell retaking the No. 3 spot from Skadden.
Vault's ranking is based on a survey of nearly 17,000 law associates, featuring comments and analysis about each firm. With their permission, we've highlighted the top firms here.
#20 White & Case
#19 Jones Day
#18 Sidley Austin LLP
#17 Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP
#16 Williams & Connolly LLP
#15 Boies, Schiller, & Flexner LLP
#14 Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
#13 Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
#12 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
#11 Covington & Burling LLP
#10 Latham & Watkins LLP
#9 Kirkland & Ellis
#8 Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LPP
#7 Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
#6 Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
#5 Davis Polk & Wardwell
#4 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates
#3 Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
#2 Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
#1 Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
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