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Best Law Firms in Southern California

Location, location, location. These rankings reveal the best law firms by region across the U.S.

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Top Ranked

2016 Rank 2015 Rank Change Company Score Location
1 1 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP 8.62 Los Angeles, CA
2 2 Latham & Watkins LLP 8.55 New York, NY
3 3 Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP 8.23 Los Angeles, CA
4 4 O'Melveny & Myers LLP 8.02 Los Angeles, CA
5 6 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates 8.00 New York, NY
6 5 Irell & Manella LLP 7.99 Los Angeles, CA
7 7 Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP 7.89 Los Angeles, CA
8 10 Morrison & Foerster LLP 7.44 San Francisco, CA
9 8 Paul Hastings LLP 7.41 New York, NY
10 9 Kirkland & Ellis LLP 7.26 Chicago, IL
11 11 Jones Day 7.05 Washington, DC
12 12 Sidley Austin LLP 6.78 Chicago, IL
13 13 Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6.44 Los Angeles, CA
14 14 Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP 6.34 Los Angeles, CA
15 15 Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati 6.02 Palo Alto, CA
16 23 Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP 5.88 Irvine, CA
17 17 Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP 5.79 New York, NY
18 17 DLA Piper 5.73 New York, NY
19 16 White & Case LLP 5.70 New York, NY
20 21 Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP 5.65 Washington, DC
21 24 Mayer Brown LLP 5.59 Chicago, IL
22 18 Loeb & Loeb LLP 5.58 Los Angeles, CA
23 20 Winston & Strawn LLP 5.57 Chicago, IL
24 NR Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP 5.44 Philadelphia, PA
25 22 Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP 5.42 New York, NY

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