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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Law Firm Corporate Tax Rankings

Chambers Chambers has updated its rankings of the top U.S. law firms by various specialities.  The rankings are based on 30-minute interviews with lawyers and clients (greater weight is given to the views of clients) (methodology). Here are the top Top 35 U.S. law firms in the area of Tax: Corporate and Finance, grouped in four bands:

Band #1:

  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
  • Davis Polk & Wardwell
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
  • Sullivan & Cromwell
  • Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Band #2:

  • Cravath, Swaine & Moore
  • Debevoise & Plimpton
  • Kirkland & Ellis
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
  • Weil, Gotshal & Manges

Band #3:

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Baker Botts
  • Bingham McCutchen
  • Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft
  • Dewey & LeBoeuf
  • Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson
  • Mayer Brown
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
  • Ropes & Gray
  • Shearman & Sterling
  • Sidley Austin

Band #4:

  • Alston & Bird
  • Dechert
  • Fenwick & West
  • Fulbright & Jaworski
  • Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
  • Irell & Manella
  • Ivins, Phillips & Barker
  • King & Spalding
  • O'Melveny & Myers
  • Steptoe & Johnson
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan
  • Vinson & Elkins

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Comments

I wonder what they're talking about at Cravath today.

Posted by: mike livingston | Jul 13, 2010 11:49:41 AM

interesting list.

Posted by: Charlotte Bankruptcy Attorney | Jul 14, 2010 11:49:32 AM