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Best Law Firms for General Corporate Practice

Not every firm is created equal. Find out how top firms stack up when it comes to general corporate practice.

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Top Ranked

2016 Rank 2015 Rank Change Company % of Votes Location
1 1 Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz 45.38 New York, NY
2 3 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates 41.49 New York, NY
3 2 Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP 39.25 New York, NY
4 4 Sullivan & Cromwell LLP 25.49 New York, NY
5 5 Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP 21.79 New York, NY
6 6 Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP 19.89 New York, NY
7 8 Kirkland & Ellis LLP 13.28 Chicago, IL
8 7 Latham & Watkins LLP 12.94 New York, NY
9 9 Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP 9.19 New York, NY
10 10 Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP 5.01 New York, NY
11 11 Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati 3.99 Palo Alto, CA
12 12 Cooley LLP 3.06 Palo Alto, CA
13 16 Sidley Austin LLP 2.92 Chicago, IL
14 14 Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP 2.58 New York, NY
15 17 Debevoise & Plimpton LLP 2.43 New York, NY
16 21 Fenwick & West LLP 2.24 Mountain View, CA
17 13 Jones Day 2.19 Washington, DC
18 20 Clifford Chance US LLP 2.14 New York, NY
18 18 Ropes & Gray LLP 2.14 Boston, MA
19 23 Morrison & Foerster LLP 1.95 San Francisco, CA
20 19 DLA Piper 1.90 New York, NY
21 22 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP 1.85 New York, NY
22 12 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP 1.80 Los Angeles, CA
23 24 Allen & Overy LLP 1.65 New York, NY
23 23 Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP 1.65 New York, NY
24 15 Shearman & Sterling LLP 1.56 New York, NY
25 20 Linklaters LLP (US) 1.41 New York, NY

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