Best Law Firms in New York

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

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Top Ranked

2014 Rank 2013 Rank Change Company Score Location
1 1 Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz 9.47 New York, NY
2 2 Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP 9.20 New York, NY
3 3 Sullivan & Cromwell LLP 8.95 New York, NY
4 4 Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP 8.88 New York, NY
5 5 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates 8.71 New York, NY
6 6 Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP 8.42 New York, NY
7 7 Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP 8.26 New York, NY
8 8 Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP 8.16 New York, NY
9 9 Debevoise & Plimpton LLP 8.14 New York, NY
10 10 Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP 7.98 New York, NY
11 11 Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP 7.41 New York, NY
12 12 Kirkland & Ellis LLP 7.19 Chicago, IL
13 11 Latham & Watkins LLP 7.14 New York, NY
14 13 Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP 7.13 Los Angeles, CA
15 15 White & Case LLP 6.88 New York, NY
16 16 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP 6.87 Los Angeles, CA
17 14 Shearman & Sterling LLP 6.80 New York, NY
18 18 Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP 6.49 New York, NY
18 17 Sidley Austin LLP 6.49 Chicago, IL
19 20 Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP 6.31 New York, NY
20 21 Proskauer Rose LLP 6.30 New York, NY
21 19 Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP 6.28 New York, NY
22 20 Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP 6.26 New York, NY
23 23 Covington & Burling LLP 6.20 Washington, DC
24 22 Ropes & Gray LLP 6.16 Boston, MA
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