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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
61 58 Vinson & Elkins LLP 5.438 Houston, TX
62 62 Reed Smith LLP 5.292 Pittsburgh, PA
63 61 Holland & Knight LLP 5.276 Miami, FL
64 63 Baker & Hostetler LLP 5.201 Cleveland, OH
65 65 Crowell & Moring LLP 5.159 Washington, DC
66 64 Fish & Richardson P.C. 5.132 Boston, MA
67 66 Nixon Peabody LLP 5.095 Boston, MA
68 67 Foley & Lardner LLP 4.950 Milwaukee, WI
69 68 Kaye Scholer LLP 4.923 New York, NY
70 69 Steptoe & Johnson LLP 4.874 Washington, DC
71 70 Bryan Cave LLP 4.852 Saint Louis, MO
72 87 Norton Rose Fulbright 4.721 Houston, TX
73 72 Chadbourne & Parke LLP 4.711 New York, NY
74 73 Hunton & Williams LLP 4.710 Washington, DC
75 81 Fenwick & West LLP 4.705 Mountain View, CA
76 77 Venable LLP 4.689 Washington, DC
77 75 McGuireWoods LLP 4.670 Richmond, VA
78 74 Arent Fox LLP 4.669 Washington, DC
79 76 Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP 4.632 New York, NY
80 89 Dentons 4.627 New York, NY
81 83 Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4.598 Los Angeles, CA
82 71 Squire Patton Boggs LLP 4.574 Washington, DC
83 79 Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP 4.550 New York, NY
84 78 Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 4.537 Houston, TX
85 80 Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 4.522 Chicago, IL
86 82 Seyfarth Shaw LLP 4.446 Chicago, IL
87 84 Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP 4.390 New York, NY
88 86 Locke Lord LLP 4.350 Dallas, TX
89 88 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4.336 Boston, MA
90 97 Pepper Hamilton LLP 4.313 Philadelphia, PA

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