Top Law firms by Practice Area and Region

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Top Law firms by Practice Area and Region

Vault has recently released its practice area and regional law firm rankings. A survey was conducted which included more than 17,000 associates and 149 firms.


For the Practice Area rankings, some famous names have taken the top spot for each individual region. Below is the list of Best Law firm for each Practice Region:


  • Products Liability: Quinn Emanuel (last year: Skadden)

  • Securities Litigation: Skadden 


  • M&A: Wachtell Lipton 


  • Project Finance: Skadden 

  • Securities: Davis Polk 








  • Tax: Skadden 

  • Technology: Fish & Richardson


For the regional rankings as well the following law firms were regarded as the best in the region:

  • Chicago: Kirkland & Ellis

  • Mid-Atlantic: Skadden

  • New York: Wachtell Lipton

  • Northern California: Morrison & Foerster

  • Southern California: Gibson Dunn





To get a more detailed ranking and to understand the methodology used, click here...