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Vault Law 100

The 2016 Vault Law 100 is here! This year, over 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

2016 Rank 2015 Rank Change Company Score Location
31 34 Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP 6.156 New York, NY
32 30 Baker & McKenzie 6.140 Chicago, IL
33 35 Hogan Lovells US LLP 6.138 Washington, DC
34 33 Mayer Brown LLP 6.137 Chicago, IL
35 38 Goodwin Procter LLP 6.125 Boston, MA
36 32 Proskauer Rose LLP 6.095 New York, NY
37 36 Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP 6.027 New York, NY
38 45 Cooley LLP 5.977 Palo Alto, CA
39 41 Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP 5.969 New York, NY
40 37 Linklaters LLP (US) 5.959 New York, NY
41 40 Allen & Overy LLP 5.935 New York, NY
42 42 DLA Piper 5.901 New York, NY
43 39 Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP 5.899 New York, NY
44 50 Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP 5.875 Philadelphia, PA
45 43 Baker Botts LLP 5.854 Houston, TX
46 47 Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP 5.848 New York, NY
47 44 K&L Gates LLP 5.828 Pittsburgh, PA
48 48 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP 5.825 New York, NY
49 49 Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP 5.763 New York, NY
50 49 King & Spalding 5.731 Atlanta, GA
51 51 Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati 5.688 Palo Alto, CA
52 46 Irell & Manella LLP 5.665 Los Angeles, CA
53 49 Winston & Strawn LLP 5.641 Chicago, IL
54 53 Jenner & Block LLP 5.627 Chicago, IL
55 52 Dechert LLP 5.610 New York, NY
56 57 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5.555 New York, NY
57 55 McDermott Will & Emery LLP 5.483 Chicago, IL
58 56 Alston & Bird LLP 5.466 Atlanta, GA
59 59 Perkins Coie LLP 5.463 Seattle, WA
60 60 Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP 5.439 New York, NY

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