Vault Law 100

The 2014 Vault Law 100 is here! This year, nearly 17,000 law associates rated law firms on a scale of 1 to 10 based on prestige. (Associates were not allowed to rate their own firms, and were asked only to rate firms with which they were familiar.)

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Top Ranked

2014 Rank 2013 Rank Change Company Score Location
1 1 Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz 9.083 New York, NY
2 2 Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP 8.996 New York, NY
3 4 Sullivan & Cromwell LLP 8.601 New York, NY
4 3 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates 8.595 New York, NY
5 5 Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP 8.208 New York, NY
6 6 Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP 7.968 New York, NY
7 7 Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP 7.927 New York, NY
8 8 Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP 7.817 New York, NY
9 9 Kirkland & Ellis LLP 7.714 Chicago, IL
10 10 Latham & Watkins LLP 7.690 New York, NY
11 11 Covington & Burling LLP 7.576 Washington, DC
12 12 Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP 7.559 Los Angeles, CA
13 13 Debevoise & Plimpton LLP 7.419 New York, NY
14 14 Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP 7.393 New York, NY
15 20 Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP 7.382 New York, NY
16 16 Williams & Connolly LLP 7.308 Washington, DC
17 18 Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP 7.304 Los Angeles, CA
18 15 Sidley Austin LLP 7.251 Chicago, IL
19 19 Jones Day 7.111 Washington, DC
20 17 White & Case LLP 7.105 New York, NY
21 21 WilmerHale 6.936 Washington, DC
22 22 Arnold & Porter LLP 6.812 Washington, DC
23 25 Ropes & Gray LLP 6.679 Boston, MA
24 24 Morrison & Foerster LLP 6.676 San Francisco, CA
25 24 O'Melveny & Myers LLP 6.620 Los Angeles, CA
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