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Best Law Firms for Banking & Financial Services

Not every firm is created equal. Find out how top firms stack up when it comes to banking and financial services.

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Top Ranked

2016 Rank 2015 Rank Change Company % of Votes Location
1 1 Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP 28.01 New York, NY
2 2 Sullivan & Cromwell LLP 25.96 New York, NY
3 4 Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP 25.62 New York, NY
4 3 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates 24.45 New York, NY
5 6 Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP 23.70 New York, NY
6 7 Latham & Watkins LLP 17.26 New York, NY
7 5 Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz 16.30 New York, NY
8 9 Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP 13.36 New York, NY
9 8 Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP 12.40 New York, NY
10 NR Kirkland & Ellis LLP 11.71 Chicago, IL
11 12 Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP 8.01 New York, NY
12 NR Allen & Overy LLP 6.71 New York, NY
13 10 Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP 6.51 New York, NY
14 11 Sidley Austin LLP 5.96 Chicago, IL
15 14 Clifford Chance US LLP 5.41 New York, NY
16 13 Shearman & Sterling LLP 5.21 New York, NY
17 12 Debevoise & Plimpton LLP 3.77 New York, NY
18 NR Ropes & Gray LLP 3.36 Boston, MA
19 NR Linklaters LLP (US) 3.15 New York, NY
20 NR Jones Day 3.08 Washington, DC
21 NR Mayer Brown LLP 2.95 Chicago, IL
22 NR Paul Hastings LLP 2.88 New York, NY
23 NR DLA Piper 2.60 New York, NY
24 15 Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP 2.33 New York, NY
25 NR Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP 2.19 New York, NY
25 NR Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP 2.19 Philadelphia, PA

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