Top Ranked

Best Consulting Firms in Each Practice Area

Consultants across the nation rate the top firms in their practice areas.

  • Survey Methodology

    Vault asked consultants to rank the best firms in several areas of business focus. Consultants were allowed to vote for up to three firms as the best in each area, but could NOT vote for their own firm.

    The practice areas are:

    Defense Consulting
    Economic Consulting
    Energy Consulting
    Financial Consulting
    Health Care Consulting
    Human Resources Consulting
    IT Operations Consulting
    IT Strategy Consulting
    Management Consulting
    Operations Consulting
    Pricing, Sales & Marketing Consulting
    Public Sector Consulting
    Retail Consulting
    Strategy Consulting

  • Ranking History

2019 Best Consulting Firms for Economic Consulting

1
% OF VOTES
29.06

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company is a privately-owned management consulting firm. Roundly considered to be the most prestigious company of its kind, it has...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
1
2
% OF VOTES
24.49

NERA Economic Consulting

NERA Economic Consulting makes its buck off understanding what many people can't: economics. The global firm provides economic advice, analysis, expert...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
2
3
% OF VOTES
24.40

The Boston Consulting Group, Inc.

The name may sound local, but The Boston Consulting Group's reach-and expertise-is anything but. With over 16,000 employees in over 90 offices in 50...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
3
4
% OF VOTES
21.61

Bain & Company

Founded in 1973, Bain is one of the world's most prestigious consulting firms. Today Bain & Company is one of the world's most respected companies....

TRENDING

2018 Rank
4
5
% OF VOTES
21.56

Cornerstone Research

In the increasingly complicated world of commercial litigation, attorneys often need help sifting through complex economic or financial issues....

TRENDING

2018 Rank
6
6
% OF VOTES
17.70

Analysis Group, Inc.

Boston-based Analysis Group provides expertise in economics, finance, health care analytics, and strategy to top law firms, Fortune 500 companies, global...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
5
7
% OF VOTES
14.91

Deloitte Consulting LLP

Deloitte provides industry-leading audit, consulting, tax, and advisory services to many of the world's most admired brands, including more than 85...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
8
8
% OF VOTES
14.02

EY (Ernst & Young) LLP Consulting Practice

For two decades, EY has helped clients stay on the straight and narrow.  The world's second-largest accounting firm, Ernst & Young's 144,000...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
10
9
% OF VOTES
13.58

PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC (PwC Advisory Services)

PwC's (PricewaterhouseCoopers) Advisory practice, PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC ("PwC Advisory Services"), provides a mix of industry and...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
7
10
% OF VOTES
13.27

Charles River Associates

Founded in 1965 and having celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2015, Boston-based Charles River Associates (CRA) is a global consulting firm...

TRENDING

2018 Rank
9
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