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by Vault Law Editors | June 13, 2011


The top law firms of the 2012 Vault Law 100 have claimed their spots and bragging rights for the next year. Thousands of associates weighed in on which firms packed the most prestige, but the associates didn’t just rate the firms from 1-10; they also shared what they really think about these BigLaw heavy weights. Below is some of the buzz on the top five firms, and you can read more associate opinions on each firm’s profile page.

1. Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Kat: “Best of the best”

2. Cravath, Swaine & Moore:“All around best law firm in the U.S.”

3. Sullivan & Cromwell: “M&A king. Uber-prestigious”

4. : “Winners”

5. Davis Polk & Wardwell:“The last, greatest true law partnership on Wall Street”

Vault wants to know: do you think the firms measure up to their buzz? What is your take on these top firms? Let us know in the comments or on twitter (@VaultLaw)!

2012 Vault Law 100

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