Southern California

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Top Ranked

2015 Rank 2014 Rank Change Company Score Location
1 1 Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP 8.70 Los Angeles, CA
2 2 Latham & Watkins LLP 8.62 New York, NY
3 4 Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP 8.41 Los Angeles, CA
4 5 O'Melveny & Myers LLP 8.34 Los Angeles, CA
5 3 Irell & Manella LLP 8.32 Los Angeles, CA
6 7 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates 7.97 New York, NY
7 6 Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP 7.92 Los Angeles, CA
8 8 Paul Hastings LLP 7.36 New York, NY
9 9 Kirkland & Ellis LLP 7.32 Chicago, IL
10 9 Morrison & Foerster LLP 7.31 San Francisco, CA
11 10 Jones Day 7.00 Washington, DC
12 11 Sidley Austin LLP 6.88 Chicago, IL
13 12 Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP 6.31 Los Angeles, CA
14 13 Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP 6.26 Los Angeles, CA
15 14 Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati 6.25 Palo Alto, CA
16 16 White & Case LLP 5.92 New York, NY
17 15 DLA Piper 5.90 New York, NY
17 15 Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP 5.90 New York, NY
18 20 Loeb & Loeb LLP 5.83 Los Angeles, CA
19 17 Bingham McCutchen LLP 5.61 Boston, MA
20 19 Winston & Strawn LLP 5.54 Chicago, IL
21 21 Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP 5.49 Washington, DC
22 NR Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP 5.41 New York, NY
23 18 Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP 5.39 Irvine, CA
24 25 Mayer Brown LLP 5.37 Chicago, IL
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