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Best Law Firms in Chicago

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 Kirkland & Ellis LLP 9.37 Chicago, IL
2 2 Sidley Austin LLP 8.88 Chicago, IL
3 3 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates 8.38 New York, NY
4 4 Latham & Watkins LLP 8.01 New York, NY
5 6 Mayer Brown LLP 7.98 Chicago, IL
6 5 Jenner & Block LLP 7.86 Chicago, IL
7 7 Jones Day 7.56 Washington, DC
8 8 Winston & Strawn LLP 7.28 Chicago, IL
9 9 McDermott Will & Emery LLP 7.03 Chicago, IL
10 12 Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP 6.92 Chicago, IL
11 10 Baker & McKenzie 6.89 Chicago, IL
12 11 Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 6.51 Chicago, IL
13 14 DLA Piper 6.24 New York, NY
14 13 K&L Gates LLP 6.19 Pittsburgh, PA
15 15 Schiff Hardin LLP 5.92 Chicago, IL
16 16 Paul Hastings LLP 5.83 New York, NY
17 19 Seyfarth Shaw LLP 5.68 Chicago, IL
18 21 Foley & Lardner LLP 5.60 Milwaukee, WI
19 16 McGuireWoods LLP 5.51 Richmond, VA
20 18 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5.45 New York, NY
21 22 Vedder Price P.C. 5.37 Chicago, IL
22 20 Chapman and Cutler LLP 5.25 Chicago, IL
23 24 Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP 5.20 Chicago, IL
24 23 Holland & Knight LLP 5.09 Miami, FL
25 17 Locke Lord LLP 5.07 Dallas, TX

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