Firm

95 attorneys named Leading Lawyers; 32 practices recognized
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2018

21 practices ranked in the highest tier nationally
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2018

Ranked sixth in the nation for its percentage of women equity partners
The American Lawyer, 2017

Among the top 50 law firms for women attorneys
National Law Journal, 2017

Top five for female attorneys among comparably sized firms
Law360 Glass Ceiling Report, 2018

Top 10 for minority attorneys among comparably sized firms
Law360 Diversity Snapshot, 2018

Among the top 100 firms in the Pro Bono Report
The American Lawyer, 2009-2016

Ranked a top law firm for strength in client relationships and industry-focus
BTI Industry Power Rankings 2017: The Law Firms with the Best Client Relationships in 18 Industries, 2017

Ranked a top law firm in client service performance
BTI Consulting Group Client Service A-Team, 2010-2017

Earned a perfect score in offering benefits and protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer employees and their families
Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index, 2018

Earned Gold Standard Certification for integrating women into the highest leadership positions in the firm
Women in Law Empowerment Forum, 2011-2018

Among top 15 percent of all law firms using technology to add client value
BTI Consulting, 2018

Pennsylvania Regional Powerhouse
Law360, 2018

Business and Finance

Named a "Core Law Firm" for excellence in financial services, retail trade, and health care
BTI Industry Power Rankings 2017: The Law Firms with the Best Client Relationships in 18 Industries, 2017

Consumer Financial Services, Banking Practice Group of the Year
Law360, 2017

Leading consumer financial services practice for Finance – Financial Services: Regulatory
The Legal 500 US, 2011-2018

Leading industry focus practice for Energy: Renewable/Alternative
The Legal 500 US, 2015-2018

Leading mergers, acquisitions, and buyouts practice for M&A: Middle-Market (Sub-$500m)
The Legal 500 US, 2010-2018

25 attorneys named Leading Lawyers in Banking and Finance, Gaming and Licensing, Corporate/Commercial, Corporate/M&A, Corporate/M&A and Private Equity, Corporate/M&A and Securities, Labor and Employment: Employee Benefits and Compensation, and Projects: Renewables and Alternative Energy
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2018

Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance & Litigation) in the highest tier nationally
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2007-2018

Leading practices in Corporate/M&A in Pennsylvania
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2011-2017

Leading practices in Corporate/M&A in Arizona, Maryland, Minnesota, and Utah
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2011-2018

Leading national practice for REITs: Maryland Counsel

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2012-2018

Highest tier for Private Wealth Law in Pennsylvania
Chambers High Net Worth, 2016-2018

Banking and Finance Law, highest tier, in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2011-2018

Banking and Finance Law, highest tier, in Minneapolis and Utah
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2018

Biotechnology Law, highest tier, in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2011-2017

Corporate Law, highest tier, nationally and in Las Vegas and Phoenix
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2011-2018

Corporate Law, highest tier, in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2018

Corporate Law, highest tier, in Baltimore
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2014-2018

Corporate Law, highest tier, in Minneapolis
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2018

Corporate Compliance Law, highest tier, in Baltimore
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2018

Corporate Governance Law, highest tier, in Baltimore
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2018

Equipment Finance Law, highest tier, in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2011-2018

Financial Services Regulation Law, highest tier, in Minneapolis
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2018

Financial Services Regulation Law, highest tier, in Utah
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2018

Gaming Law, highest tier, in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2017

Government Relations Practice, highest tier, in Las Vegas
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2014-2017

Mergers & Acquisitions Law, highest tier, in Las Vegas and Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2011-2018

Mergers & Acquisitions Law, highest tier, in Minneapolis and Utah
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2018

Mergers & Acquisitions Law, highest tier, in Phoenix
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2018

Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law, highest tier, in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2011-2018

Securities/Capital Markets Law, highest tier, nationally and in Phoenix
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2014-2018

Securities/Capital Markets Law, highest tier, in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2011-2018

Securities Regulation Law, highest tier, in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2018

Securities Regulation Law, highest tier, in Phoenix
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2017

Tax Law, highest tier, in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2018

Tax Law, highest tier, nationally
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2017-2018

Tax Law, highest tier, in Atlanta and Phoenix
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2018

Trusts and Estates Law, highest tier, in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2011-2018

Trusts and Estates Law, highest tier, in Minneapolis
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2018

Venture Capital Law, highest tier, in Utah
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2014-2018

#5 for Issuer's Counsel by Volume—REIT Equity
The American Lawyer Corporate Scorecard, 2013

Nationally recognized as a "Go-To Law Firm" for Securities
American Lawyer Media, 2011, 2012

Nationally recognized as a "Go-To Law Firm" for Corporate Transactions
American Lawyer Media, 2011, 2012

Ranked #2 "Top Corporate Law Firm" in the Philadelphia metro market
Corporate Board Member, 2012

Intellectual Property

3 attorneys named Leading Lawyers in Georgia, New York, and Pennsylvania
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2018

Patent Law, highest tier, in Atlanta
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2011-2018

Patent Law, highest tier, nationally and in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2014-2018

Copyright Law, highest tier, in Los Angeles
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2017

Copyright Law, highest tier, in Atlanta and Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2018

Copyright Law, highest tier, nationally
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2014-2018

Trademark Law, highest tier, nationally and in Atlanta
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2018

Trademark Law, highest tier, in Minneapolis
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2018

Named an "IP VIP"
BTI Consulting Group, 2014

5 attorneys ranked as "Leading Patent Professionals"
IAM Patent 1000 – The World's Leading Patent Professionals, 2013

6 attorneys ranked as "IP Stars"
Managing Intellectual Property, 2013

"Highly Recommended" intellectual property practice in Georgia
Managing Intellectual Property, 2013

"Recommended" intellectual property practice in Pennsylvania
Managing Intellectual Property, 2013

Nationally recognized as a "Go-To Law Firm" for Intellectual Property
American Lawyer Media, 2011, 2012

Leading intellectual property practice for Trademarks: Non-Contentious – Full Coverage
The Legal 500 US, 2010-2013

Litigation

Named to Honor Roll of Cybersecurity Law Firms 2017
BTI Consulting, Law Firms Best at Cybersecurity

"Highly Recommended" Antitrust practice
Global Competition Review, 2017

Media and Entertainment Practice Group of the Year
Law360, 2017

New Jersey Litigation Department of the Year
New Jersey Law Journal, 2016


Pennsylvania Litigation Department of the Year—General Litigation (Large Firms)
The Legal Intelligencer, 2014

Finalist, Pennsylvania Litigation Department of the Year—Labor and Employment
The Legal Intelligencer, 2014

Leading litigation practice for Product Liability and Mass Tort Defense: Automotive/Transport
The Legal 500 US, 2010-2018

"Highly Recommended" litigation practice in Pennsylvania
Benchmark Litigation, 2009-2018

In Pennsylvania, awarded five "Local Litigation Stars" and two "Future Stars"
Benchmark Litigation, 2011-2018

"Recommended" litigation practice in Colorado
Benchmark Litigation, 2010-2018

In Colorado, awarded one "Local Litigation Star"
Benchmark Litigation, 2010-2017

In Maryland, awarded one "Local Litigation Star"
Benchmark Litigation, 2010-2018

47 attorneys named Leading Lawyers in Antitrust, Antitrust: Plaintiff, General Commercial, White Collar Crime and Government Investigations, Securities, Environment, Labor and Employment, Climate Change, Products Liability, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, First Amendment Litigation, and Media & Entertainment Law
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2018

Leading Antitrust practice in Pennsylvania
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2010-2016

Leading Bankruptcy/Restructuring practice in Pennsylvania
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2013-2018

Leading Environment practice in Pennsylvania and Arizona (including water rights)
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2011-2018

Leading Litigation: General Commercial practice in Colorado
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2007-2018

Leading Litigation: General Commercial practice in Pennsylvania
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2007-2014, 2018

Leading Litigation: Products Liability practice in New Jersey
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2013-2018

Leading Labor and Employment practices in Pennsylvania and New Jersey
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2007-2018

Law Firm of the Year – Copyright Law
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2019

Law Firm of the Year – Litigation: First Amendment
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2018

Law Firm of the Year – Media Law
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2018-2019

Antitrust Litigation, highest tier, in Minneapolis
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2018

Arbitration, highest tier, in Minneapolis
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2018

Banking and Finance Litigation, highest tier, nationally and in Colorado and Las Vegas
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2011-2017

Banking and Finance Litigation, highest tier, in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2017

Banking and Finance Litigation, highest tier, in Atlanta
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2014-2017

Bankruptcy Litigation, highest tier, in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2017

Bankruptcy Litigation, highest tier, in Colorado and Minneapolis
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2018

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, highest tier, in Colorado
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2011-2017

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, highest tier, in Minneapolis
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2018

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, highest tier, in New Jersey
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2014-2017

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, highest tier, in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2014-2018

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, highest tier, nationally
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2017-2018

Commercial Litigation, highest tier, in Colorado
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2011-2018

Commercial Litigation, highest tier, in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2018

Commercial Litigation, highest tier, nationally and in Atlanta
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2014-2017

Commercial Litigation, highest tier, nationally and in New Jersey
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2014-2018

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, highest tier, in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2011-2017

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, highest tier, in Minneapolis
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2018

Employment Law – Management, highest tier, in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2011-2018

Employment Law – Management, highest tier, in New Jersey
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2014-2018

Environmental Law, highest tier, in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2011-2018

Environmental Law, highest tier, nationally
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2018

Environmental Litigation, highest tier, in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2018

Environmental Litigation, highest tier, in New Jersey
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2014-2018

Environmental Litigation, highest tier, nationally
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2016-2018

Insurance Law, highest tier, in Sioux Falls
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2018

Intellectual Property Litigation, highest tier, in Atlanta
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2018

Intellectual Property Litigation, highest tier, in Minneapolis
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2018

Intellectual Property Litigation, highest tier, in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2014-2018

Intellectual Property Litigation, highest tier, nationally
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2017-2018

Labor and Employment Litigation, highest tier, in Utah
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2017

Labor and Employment Litigation, highest tier, in New Jersey and Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2014-2018

Labor Law – Management, highest tier, nationally
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2018

Labor Law – Management, highest tier, in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2011-2018

Labor Law – Management, highest tier, in New Jersey
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2014-2018

Land Use and Zoning Litigation, highest tier, in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2011-2018

Mediation, highest tier, in Minneapolis
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2018

Mergers & Acquisitions Litigation, highest tier, in Colorado
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2014-2018

Patent Litigation, highest tier, in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2017

Patent Litigation, highest tier, nationally and in Minneapolis
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2018

Real Estate Litigation, highest tier, in Colorado
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2018

Real Estate Litigation, highest tier, nationally
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2018

Securities Litigation, highest tier, in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2018

Securities Litigation, highest tier, in Colorado
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2014-2017

Trusts and Estates Litigation, highest tier, in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2017

Nationally recognized as a "Go-To Law Firm" for Litigation
American Lawyer Media, 2010-2013

Nationally recognized as a "Go-To Law Firm" for Labor and Employment
American Lawyer Media, 2011, 2012

Named to GCR 100 – 15th Edition, for leading Antitrust practice
Global Competition Review, 2014

Public Finance

Listed continuously since 1958 as a nationally recognized bond counsel firm
The Bond Buyer's Municipal Marketplace (the "Red Book")

Leading practice for Finance – Restructuring (including Bankruptcy): Municipal
The Legal 500 US, 2012-2018

Law Firm of the Year – Public Finance Law
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2017

Municipal Law, highest tier, Phoenix
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2018

Public Finance Law, highest tier, in Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington, D.C.
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2011-2018

Public Finance Law, highest tier, nationally
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2018


Thomson Reuters

General Rankings

#6 for Competitive Bond Counsel
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

#8 for Variable Rate Bond Counsel
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

#11 for Long Term Municipal New Issues Bond Counsel
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

#11 for Bond Counsel (Overall)
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

#9 for Variable Rate Underwriters Counsel
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

#10 for Revenue Underwriters Counsel
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

#12 for Underwriters Counsel (Overall)
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

State Rankings

#1 in Pennsylvania for Bond Counsel
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

#2 in Delaware for Bond Counsel
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

#2 in Maryland for Bond Counsel
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

#4 in Washington, D.C. for Bond Counsel
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

#5 in New Jersey for Underwriters Counsel
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

#5 in Pennsylvania for Underwriters Counsel

Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

Regional Rankings

#4 in the Northeast for Bond Counsel

Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

#4 in the Northeast for Underwriters Counsel
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

#11 in the West for Underwriters Counsel

Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

Use of Proceeds

#1 for Solid Waste/Resource Recovery Bond Counsel
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

#3 for Single Family Housing Bond Counsel
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

#4 for Industrial Development Bond Counsel
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

#5 for General Purpose Bond Counsel
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

#6 for Health Care Bond Counsel
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

#6 for Higher Education Bond Counsel
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

#2 for Pollution Control Underwriters Counsel
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

#4 for Industrial Development Underwriters Counsel
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

#5 for Solid Waste/Resource Recovery Underwriters Counsel
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

#6 for Economic Development Underwriters Counsel
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

#6 for Higher Education Underwriters Counsel
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

#12 for General Purpose Underwriters Counsel
Thomson Reuters, year-end 2017

Real Estate

Named a leading practice nationally
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2018

23 attorneys named Leading Lawyers with highest-tier Real Estate practices in Maryland and Pennsylvania, and leading practices in Colorado, Minnesota, New Jersey, Utah, and Washington, D.C.
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2018

Law Firm of the Year – Real Estate Law
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2016

Best Law Firm Corporate Practice in Pennsylvania—Real Estate
The Legal Intelligencer, 2013, 2015

#5 for Issuer's Counsel by Volume—REIT Equity
The American Lawyer Corporate Scorecard, 2013

Leading real estate practice for Real Estate and Construction—Construction (including Construction Litigation)
The Legal 500 US, 2011-2017

Leading real estate practice for Real Estate and Construction—Land Use/Zoning
The Legal 500 US, 2011-2018

Leading real estate practice for Real Estate and Construction—Real Estate
The Legal 500 US, 2011-2018

Leading real estate practice for Real Estate and Construction—REITs
The Legal 500 US, 2018

"Construction Law Firm of the Year"
DealMakers Monthly, 2011


Paul Casey, retired partner, Housing Group, "Dealmaker of the Year"
The American Lawyer, 2011

Real Estate Law, highest tier, nationally
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2014-2018

Land Use and Zoning Law, highest tier, in Baltimore and Las Vegas
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2011-2018

Land Use and Zoning Law, highest tier, nationally and in Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2014-2018

Real Estate Law, highest tier, in Baltimore and Philadelphia
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2011-2018

Real Estate Law, highest tier, in Colorado and Utah
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2017

Real Estate Law, highest tier, in Washington, D.C.
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2013-2018

Real Estate Law, highest tier, in Minneapolis
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2018

Real Estate Law, highest tier, in Phoenix
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2018