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Monday, July 15, 2013

2014 Vault Law Firm Tax Rankings

Vault 100 LogoVault has released its annual ranking of the Top 100 Law Firms, based on prestige as voted on by associates (methodology here). The Top Tax Practices are:

Rank

Firm

Home City

% Vote

1

Skadden

New York

41.80%

2

Cleary Gottleib

New York

25.13%

3

Davis Polk

New York

23.81%

4

Cravath

New York

20.90%

5

Wachtell

New York

19.58%

6

Sullivan & Cromwell

New York

17.99%

7

Baker & McKenzie

Chicago

15.34%

8

McDermott, Will & Emery

Chicago

15.08%

9

Caplin & Drysdale

D.C.

  8.99%

10

Weil Gotchal & Manges

New York

  8.73%

11

Mayer Brown

Chicago

  8.47%

12

Bingham McCutchen

Boston

  7.67%

13

Kirkland & Ellis

Chicago

  6.97%

14

Miller & Chevalier

D.C.

  6.88%

15

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

New York

  6.35%

For the fifth year in a row, Skadden is #1 and New York City tax firms take up the Top 6 slots. The city rankings are:

  1. New York (8)
  2. Chicago (4)
  3. D.C. (2)
  4. Boston (1)

For prior years' Vault Law Firm Tax Rankings, see:

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2013/07/2014-vault.html

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Comments

The likelihood that all the best tax lawyers are in New York is close to zero.

Posted by: michael livingston | Jul 16, 2013 8:52:10 AM