Accolades

We strive for excellence in everything we do. We put client service first, and it shows. Our award-winning teams worldwide are recognized as leaders in their fields. We are also a great place to work, ranking consistently among the best in employment surveys.

  • A-List Law Firm, The American Lawyer (2023)
  • 400+ lawyers recognized, Chambers & Partners (2023)
  • Client Service 30, BTI Client Service A-Team (2002–2024)
  • Top 10, US Law Firm Brand Index, Acritas (2013–2022)
  • Top 10, The Global 200, The American Lawyer (2023)
  • Top 15, Most Innovative Law Firms in North America, Financial Times (2022, 2023)
  • Most Prestigious Firms, Vault Guide to Top 100 Law Firms (2014–2024)
  • Leader in Tech Law, Innovations in Knowledge Management, Legalweek (2023)
  • 24 fellows, College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
  • 13 fellows, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • 7 fellows, American College of Employee Benefits Counsel
  • 7 fellows, American College of Tax Counsel
  • Clients include more than 80% of the Fortune 100 companies—including nine of the Top 10 and 16 of the Top 20—and more than two-thirds of the Fortune 500 companies, as well as two-thirds of the Fortune Global 100 companies—including eight of the Top 10 and 15 of the Top 20—and nearly half of the Fortune Global 500 companies

Our Culture

  • Best Law Firms for Women & Diversity, Seramount (2020–2024)
  • Diversity Champion, Verizon (2023)
  • Top 5, Best Law Firms for Diversity, Vault (2022–2024) | Recognized since 2020
  • Equality 100 Award: Leader in LGBTQ+ Workplace Inclusion, Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index (2023) | Recognized since 2009
  • Mansfield Certification Plus, Diversity Lab (2019–2023)
  • Inclusion Champions, Firm Leadership & Intellectual Property, Diversity Lab (2021, 2022)
  • Recognized, DEI Framework, Bloomberg Law (2021–2023)
  • Innovation in D&I Award, Financial Times Innovative Lawyers North America Report (2021)
  • #1, Hiring Practices, Top Firms for Gender Equity & Family Friendliness, Yale Law Women (2021)
  • D&I Honor Roll, Exelon (2020, 2021)
  • Top 15, Glass Ceiling Report, Law360 (2020, 2021)
  • Top Firm for Women in Leadership, Yale Law Women (2020)
  • Invested in Diversity Award, US Bank (2020)
  • Gold Standard Certification, Women in Law Empowerment Forum (2015–2023)
  • The Ceiling Smashers, Law360 (2020)
  • #1, Breadth of Commitment, Pro Bono Scorecard, The American Lawyer (2021–2023)
  • #1, Best Law Firms for Pro Bono, Vault (2022–2024)
  • Pro Bono Innovator, Bloomberg Law (2023)
  • Access to Justice & Civil Rights Award, Financial Times Innovative Lawyers North America (2023)
  • Marvin E. Frankel Award for Pro Bono Service, Human Rights First (2019, 2023)
  • Pro Bono Firm of the Year, Middle East, International Financial Law Review (2022)
  • Excellence in Pro Bono Service, Legal Services for Children (2022)
  • Gold Law Firm Award, Law Society of Hong Kong (2020–2023)
  • Distinguished Pro Bono Law Firm Award, Law Society of Hong Kong (2020–2022)
  • Champion of Education Award, Learning Rights Law Center (2021)
  • Civil Liberties Award, American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California (2021)
  • Pro Bono Initiative of the Year, The Lawyer (2020)
  • Pro Bono Hot List, The National Law Journal (2020)
  • Pro Bono Law Firm Award, Political Asylum/Immigration Representation (2022)
  • Excellence Award, Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network (2022)
  • Impacting Justice Award, CAIR Coalition (2022)
  • Champion of Justice Award, One Justice (2020)

Services

Corporate & Business Transactions

  • Practice Group of the Year, Project Finance, Law360 (2020)
  • Band 1, Corporate & Finance, Kazakhstan, Chambers Global (2019–2024)
  • Ranked, Startups & Emerging Companies, Nationwide, Chambers USA (2016–2023)
  • Recommended, M&A/Corporate & Commercial: Large Deals ($1 billion +); Private Equity Buyouts; and Venture Capital & Emerging Companies, The Legal 500 US (2021–2023)
  • Leader, Five Categories: Transformative Transactions, Mega Deals, Deals Attracting Regulatory Scrutiny, Straightforward Deals, Public Company Transactions, BTI M&A Outlook (2022)
  • Ranked, Corporate/M&A, Latin America-International Counsel, Singapore, Chambers Global (2018–2024)
  • Top 10, M&A transactions, Mergermarket, FactSetRefinitiv (2023)

Energy

  • Band 1, Energy: Nuclear (Regulatory & Litigation), Nationwide, Chambers USA (2008–2023)
  • Ranked, Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy: Transactional, USA, Chambers Global (2017–2024)
  • Ranked, Projects: Power; Projects: Power & Renewables: Transactional; Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy, Nationwide, Chambers USA (2019–2023)
  • Recommended, Energy Transactions: Conventional Power and Oil & Gas, The Legal 500 US (2021–2023)
  • Recognized, Largest Houston–Area Energy Law Firms, Houston Business Journal (2014–2020)

FDA

  • Ranked, Life Sciences, Nationwide, Chambers USA (2014–2023)
  • Recommended, Healthcare: Life Sciences, The Legal 500 US (2021–2023)

Finance

  • Law Firm of the Year, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2020) 
  • Top 30 Restructuring Law Firm, Global Restructuring Review (2020)
  • Band 1, Capital Markets: Securitization: ABS, USA, Chambers Global (2019–2024)
  • Band 1, Corporate & Finance, Kazakhstan, Chambers Global (2019–2024) 
  • Tier 1, Finance: Structured Finance: Securitization, The Legal 500 US (2017–2023)
  • Recommended, Finance: Capital Markets: Debt Offerings, Equity Offerings, and Equity Offerings–Advice to Managers; Commercial Lending: Advice to Sponsors; Project Finance; Project Finance: Advice to Lenders; Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): Corporate; and Structured Finance: Derivatives and Structured Products, The Legal 500 US (2021–2023)
  • Recommended, Finance: Asset-Based Lending, Debt Capital Markets, and Securitisation; Industry Focus: Emerging Markets, The Legal 500 UK (2023, 2024)

Investment Management

  • Tier 1, Investment Fund Formation & Management: Mutual/Registered/Exchange-Traded Funds, The Legal 500 US (2021–2023) | Recommended since 2017
  • Band 1, Investment Funds: Investor Representation, USA, Chambers Global (2020–2023)
  • Band 1, Investment Funds: Investor Representation, Nationwide, Chambers USA (2019–2023)
  • Ranked, Investment Funds: Investor Representation, Chambers UK (2024)
  • Ranked, Hedge Funds; Registered Funds; Financial Services Regulation: Banking (Compliance); and Financial Services Regulation: Broker-Dealer (Compliance & Enforcement), Chambers USA (2023)
  • Ranked, Investment Funds & Asset Management; Investment Funds: Regulatory & Compliance; Hedge Funds; and Registered Funds, USA, Chambers Global (2024)
  • Recommended, Investment Fund Formation & Management: Alternative/Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds(Including Venture Capital), The Legal 500 US (2021–2023)

Structured Transactions

  • Tier 1, Finance: Structured Finance: Securitization, The Legal 500 US (2017–2023)
  • Tier 1, Securitization and Structured Finance Law, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2018–2024)
  • Tier 1, Derivatives and Futures Law, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2018–2024)
  • Band 1, Capital Markets: Securitization, Nationwide, Chambers USA (2011–2023)
  • Band 1, Capital Markets: Securitization: ABS, USA, Chambers Global (2019–2024)
  • Esoteric ABS Law Firm of the Year, GlobalCapital (2020)
  • RMBS Law Firm of the Year, GlobalCapital (2023)
  • Ranked, Capital Markets: Securitisation, Chambers UK (2018–2023)
  • Recommended, Finance: Securitisation, The Legal 500 UK (2016–2024)
  • Law Firm of the Year, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2020) 

Tax

  • Tier 1, Litigation–Tax and Tax Law, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2018–2024)
  • Tier 1, Tax: Not-for-Profit (Nonprofit and Tax-Exempt Organizations) and US Taxes: Contentious, The Legal 500 US (2021–2023)
  • Recommended, Tax: US Taxes: Non-Contentious, The Legal 500 US (2021–2023)
  • Ranked, Tax: Controversy, Nationwide, Chambers USA (2017–2023)
  • Ranked, Tax: Corporate & Finance, Nationwide, Chambers USA (2015–2023)

Telecommunications, Media & Technology

  • Tier 1, Media, Technology & Telecoms: Outsourcing, The Legal 500 US (2021–2023)  
  • Tier 1, Communications Law, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2018–2024)
  • Tier 1, Technology Law, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2021–2024)
  • Recommended, Media, Technology & Telecoms: Cyber Law (including Data Privacy and Data Protection); Technology Transactions; Telecoms and Broadcast: Regulatory; Telecoms and Broadcast: Transactions; and Fintech, The Legal 500 US (2021–2023)
  • Ranked, Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite, Washington, DC, Chambers USA (2011–2023)
  • Tier 1, Litigation—Intellectual Property, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2016–2024)
  • Tier 1, Patent Law, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2020–2024)
  • Tier 1, Trademark Law, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2021–2024)
  • Tier 1, Patent Litigation, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2024)
  • Ranked, Intellectual Property, Nationwide, Chambers USA (2021–2023)
  • Recommended, Intellectual Property, Copyright; Patents: Licensing; Patents: Litigation (Full Coverage); Patents: Litigation (International Trade Commission); Patents: Prosecution; Trademarks: Non-Contentious; and Trade Secrets: Litigation and Non-Contentious, The Legal 500 US (2021–2023)
  • Ranked, Intellectual Property, Asian Legal Business (2016–2023)
  • Recognized, IAM Patent 1000, IAM (2017–2023)
  • Recognized, WTR 1000, World Trademark Review (2017–2024)
  • Recognized, 16 partners, IP Stars, Managing Intellectual Property (2023)
  • Most Active Law Firms, Defendants and Plaintiffs, Trade Secret Litigation Report, Lex Machina (2020, 2021) 
  • Litigation Powerhouse, Intellectual Property, BTI Litigation Outlook (2020)

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

  • Practice Group of the Year, Benefits, Law360 (2022)
  • Law Firm of the Year, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Chambers USA (2019)
  • Law Firm of the Year, Employee Benefits (ERISA Law), Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2019, 2023)
  • Band 1, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Nationwide, Chambers USA (2010–2023)
  • Tier 1, Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation & Retirement Plans: Design, The Legal 500 US (2021–2023)
  • Recommended, Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation & Retirement Plans–Transactional, The Legal 500 US (2021–2023)
  • Tier 1, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law and Litigation–ERISA, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2017–2024)

Labor & Employment

  • Law Firm of the Year, Litigation–ERISA, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2021)
  • Law Firm of the Year, Litigation: Labor & Employment, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2020) 
  • Global Powerhouse, International Employment Lawyer Elite (2023, 2024)
  • Litigation Powerhouse, Employment, Complex Employment, BTI Litigation Outlook (2022)
  • International Employment Law Team of the Year and Labor Relations Management Team of the Year, International Employment Lawyer Awards (2023)
  • Tier 1, Labor & Employment, China, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2021–2023)
  • Band 1, Labor & Employment, USA, Chambers Global (2019–2024)
  • Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2014, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2022, 2023)
  • Tier 1, Labor & Employment Disputes (including Collective Actions): Defense; Labor-Management Relations; and Workplace & Employment Counseling, The Legal 500 US (2021–2023)
  • Band 1, Labor & Employment, Nationwide, Chambers USA (2014–2023)
  • Tier 1, Labor & Employment: Immigration, The Legal 500 US (2021–2023)

Antitrust & Competition

  • Recognized, GCR 100 – Global Elite, Global Competition Review (2024)
  • Tier 1, Antitrust: Civil Litigation/Class Actions: Defense; Recommended, Antitrust: Cartel and Merger Control, The Legal 500 US (2023) | Recommended since 2018
  • Recommended, Dispute Resolution: Competition Litigation; Corporate & Commercial: EU and Competition, The Legal 500 UK (2023, 2024)
  • Ranked, Antitrust, Nationwide, Chambers USA (2019–2023)
  • Commended, Competition & Regulatory Team of the Year, The Lawyer (2023)
  • Law Firm of the Year, Antitrust Law, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2017, 2022, 2024)
  • Tier 1, Antitrust Law and Litigation–Antitrust, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2018–2024)
  • Practice Group of the Year, Competition, Law360 (2017–2021)

eData

  • Leader in Tech Law, E-Discovery Technology and Innovation, Legalweek (2024)
  • Tech-Enabled Litigation Department of the Year, Legalweek (2022)
  • Ranked, Ediscovery & Information Governance, Nationwide, Chambers USA (2020–2023)
  • Recommended, Dispute Resolution: Ediscovery, The Legal 500 US (2021–2023)
  • Legal Technology Trailblazer, The National Law Journal (2021)

Litigation

  • Tier 1, Dispute Resolution: Product Liability, Mass Tort & Class Action: Toxic Tort Defense, The Legal 500 US (2023) 
  • Litigation Department of the Year, Insurance, The National Law Journal (2021)
  • Recommended, Dispute Resolution: Ediscovery, The Legal 500 US (2023)
  • Litigation Powerhouse, Four Categories: Class Actions, Securities & Finance, Complex Employment, Employment, BTI Litigation Outlook (2022)
  • Litigation Leader, Four Categories: Cybersecurity, Complex Commercial, Commercial, Product Liability, BTI Litigation Outlook (2022)
  • Most Active Law Firms, Defendants, False Claims Litigation Report, Lex Machina (2021)
  • Law Firm of the Year, Litigation–Securities, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2024)
  • Law Firm of the Year, Litigation–ERISA, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2021)
  • Law Firm of the Year, Litigation–Labor & Employment, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2020)
  • Tier 1, 11 Litigation categories, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2024)

Sectors

  • Band 1, Energy: Nuclear (Regulatory & Litigation), USA, Chambers Global (2019–2024)
  • Band 1, Energy & Natural Resources, Kazakhstan, Chambers Global (2023, 2024) | Ranked since 2014
  • Tier 1, Energy, Oil & Gas, and Project Finance Law, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2022–2024) 
  • Tier 1, Energy Regulation: Conventional Power, The Legal 500 US (2021) 
  • Band 1, Energy: Nuclear (Regulatory & Litigation), Nationwide, Chambers USA (2008–2023)
  • Ranked, Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy, USA, Chambers Global (2017–2024)
  • Ranked, Projects: Power; Projects: Power & Renewables: Transactional; Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy, Nationwide, Chambers USA (2019–2023)
  • Ranked, Energy: Electricity (Finance, Regulatory & Litigation, and Transactional), USA, Chambers Global (2018–2024)
  • Tier 1, Energy: Renewable/Alternative, The Legal 500 US (2021)
  • Recommended, Energy: Renewable/Alternative; Energy Litigation: Oil & Gas and Electric Power; Energy Regulation: Oil & Gas and Electric Power; and Energy Transactions: Electric Power and Oil & Gas, The Legal 500 US (2022, 2023)
  • Tier 1, Insurance: Advice to Policyholders, The Legal 500 US (2023) 
  • Practice Group of the Year, Insurance, Law360 (2020)
  • Tier 1, Securitization and Structured Finance Law, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2018–2024)
  • Tier 1, Derivatives and Futures Law, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2021–2024)
  • Ranked, Financial Services Regulation: Broker-Dealer (Compliance & Enforcement), Nationwide, Chambers USA (2019–2023)
  • #1, Largest US Healthcare Law Firms, Modern Healthcare (2023) | Ranked since 2016
  • Ranked, Healthcare, Nationwide, Chambers USA (2018–2023)
  • Recommended, Healthcare: Health Insurers; Life Sciences; Service Providers, The Legal 500 US (2021–2023)
  • Practice Group of the Year, Healthcare, Law360 (2021, 2022)
  • #1, Largest US Healthcare Law Firms, Modern Healthcare (2023) | Ranked since 2016
  • Ranked, Life Sciences, Nationwide, Chambers USA (2014–2023)
  • Recommended, Healthcare: Life Sciences, The Legal 500 US (2021–2023)
  • Band 1, Retail, Nationwide, Chambers USA (2018–2023)
  • Ranked, Retail: Corporate & Transactional, Nationwide, Chambers USA (2018–2023)
  • Tier 1, Media, Technology & Telecoms: Outsourcing, The Legal 500 US (2021–2023)
  • Tier 1, Technology Law, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2021–2024)
  • Tier 1, Communications Law, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2021–2024)
  • Ranked, USA: FinTech Legal, Chambers FinTech (2019–2024)
  • Ranked, USA: FinTech Legal: Corporate, Securities & Financing, Chambers FinTech (2022–2024)
  • Recommended, Media, Technology & Telecoms: Cyber Law (including Data Privacy and Data Protection); Technology Transactions; Telecoms and Broadcast: Regulatory; Telecoms and Broadcast: Transactions; and Fintech, The Legal 500 US (2023)
  • Ranked, Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite, Washington, DC, Chambers USA (2011–2023)
  • Recommended, Rail and Road: Finance and Litigation & Regulation, The Legal 500 US (2023)
  • Band 1, Tax: Controversy, Nationwide, Chambers USA (2017–2023)
  • Band 1, Labor & Employment, Nationwide, Chambers USA (2014–2023)
  • Tier 1, Finance: Structured Finance: Securitization, The Legal 500 US (2021–2023)
  • Tier 1, Labor & Employment: Labor & Employment Disputes (including Collective Actions): Defense; Labor-Management Relations; and Workplace & Employment Counseling, The Legal 500 US (2023)
  • Ranked, Transportation Law, Best Lawyers – Best Law Firms (2019–2024)
  • Ranked, Aviation: Finance, Singapore, Chambers Asia-Pacific (2023, 2024)
  • Ranked, Aviation: Finance, Asia-Pacific Region, Chambers Asia-Pacific (2024)
  • Ranked, Aviation: Finance, Asia-Pacific Region, Chambers Global (2024)
  • Recommended, Transport: Aviation, The Legal 500 UK (2024)
  • Recommended, Finance: Transport Finance and Leasing, The Legal 500 UK (2024)