Firm

93 Leading Lawyers; 32 recognized practices
Chambers USA, 2019

52 attorneys recommended nationally; 15 recognized practices
The Legal 500 US, 2019

25 practices ranked in the highest tier nationally
U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, 2020

Ranked 15th among major U.S. law firms for percentage of female equity partners
The American Lawyer, 2019

Ranked 11th for female attorneys among comparably sized firms
Law360 Glass Ceiling Report, 2019

A Top Corporate Law Firm
Forbes, 2019

A Best Law Firm for Women
Working Mother, 2019

A Top 100 firm
The American Lawyer Pro Bono Report, 2009-2019

Perfect score, Corporate Equality Index
Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 2016-2019

Gold Standard Certification for women in leadership
Women in Law Empowerment Forum, 2011-2019

A top law firm, client relationship strength
BTI's Client Relationship Scorecard, 2019

A top law firm, client service performance
BTI Consulting Group Client Service A-Team, 2010-2018

A top law firm, strength in client relationships and industry focus
BTI Industry Power Rankings, 2017

A commended firm, New Products and Services; Data, Knowledge and Intelligence
Financial Times, 2018

A top 10 patent firm, Pennsylvania
The Patent Lawyer, 2019

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

A top 10 law firm for diverse attorneys
Law360 Diversity Snapshot, 2018

Pennsylvania Regional Powerhouse
Law360, 2018

A top 50 law firm for women attorneys
National Law Journal, 2017



Business and Transactions

The Legal 500 US

Leading practice, Consumer Financial Services, Financial Services: Regulatory, 2011-2018
Leading industry-focus practice, Energy: Renewable/Alternative, 2015-2018
Leading practice, M&A: Middle-Market (Sub-$500M), 2010-2018

Chambers USA

Finalist, Firm of the Year, Financial Services Regulation, 2019
Leading national practice, highest tier, Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance and Litigation), 2007-2019
Leading national practice, REITs: Maryland Counsel, 2012-2019
Leading practice, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity, Pennsylvania, 2015-2019
Leading practice, Corporate/M&A, Arizona, 2009-2019; Colorado, 2019; Maryland, 2011-2019; Minnesota, 2017-2019; Utah, 2007-2019
Leading practice, Corporate/Commercial, South Dakota, 2017-2019
Leading practice, highest tier, Banking and Finance, Pennsylvania, 2007-2019
Leading practice, Tax, Pennsylvania, 2018-2019

U.S. News & World Report–Best Lawyers Best Law Firms

Administrative/Regulatory Law, highest tier, New York, 2017-2020
Biotechnology Law, highest tier, Atlanta, 2016-2018; Philadelphia, 2011-2017
Corporate Compliance Law, highest tier, Baltimore, 2013-2020
Corporate Governance Law, highest tier, Baltimore, 2013-2020
Corporate Law, highest tier, nationally, 2011-2016, 2019, 2020; Baltimore, 2014-2020; Las Vegas, 2010-2020; Minneapolis, 2018; Philadelphia, 2011-2020; Phoenix, 2010-2020
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, highest tier, Minneapolis, 2018-2020; Philadelphia, 2010-2020
Employment Law – Management, highest tier, nationally, 2019, 2020; New Jersey, 2014-2020; Philadelphia, 2010-2020
Equipment Finance Law, highest tier, Philadelphia, 2011-2018
Financial Services Regulation Law, highest tier, Minneapolis, 2018-2020; Utah, 2011-2020
Gaming Law, highest tier, Philadelphia, 2013-2017
Government Relations Practice, highest tier, Las Vegas, 2014-2020
International Mergers & Acquisitions, highest tier, Phoenix, 2020
Litigation – Trusts and Estates, highest tier, Philadelphia, 2011-2016, 2019, 2020
Mergers & Acquisitions Law, highest tier, nationally, 2020; Las Vegas and Philadelphia, 2011-2020; Minneapolis, 2018-2020; Phoenix, 2011-2020; Utah, 2018-2020
Nonprofit/Charities Law, highest tier, Phoenix, 2017-2020
Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law, highest tier, Philadelphia, 2011-2018
Securities/Capital Markets Law, highest tier, nationally, 2014-2020; Philadelphia, 2010-2020; Phoenix, 2018-2020
Securities Regulation Law, highest tier, Philadelphia, 2013-2020
Tax Law, highest tier, nationally, 2015-2020; Atlanta, 2016-2019; Philadelphia, 2013-2020; Phoenix, 2017-2019
Trusts and Estates Law, highest tier, Minneapolis, 2018-2020; Philadelphia, 2010-2020
Venture Capital Law, highest tier, Utah, 2014-2020

A Core Law Firm for excellence in financial services, retail, and health care
BTI Industry Power Rankings, 2017

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

Leading practice, highest tier, Private Wealth Law, Pennsylvania
Chambers High Net Worth, 2016-2019


Finance

U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms

Banking and Finance Law, highest tier, nationally, 2020; Minneapolis, 2018-2020; Philadelphia, 2010-2020; Utah, 2018-2020
Municipal Law, highest tier, Phoenix, 2011-2020
Public Finance Law, Law Firm of the Year, 2017; highest tier, nationally, 2013-2020; Philadelphia, 2010-2020; Phoenix, 2010-2020; Washington, D.C., 2010-2020

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


Thomson Reuters, year-end 2018

General Rankings

#7 for New Money, Bond Counsel
#7 for State Appropriation, Underwriters Counsel
#7 for Variable Rate, Bond Counsel
#8 for Bond Counsel (Overall)
#9 for Tax-Exempt, Bond Counsel
#9 for General Obligation, Bond Counsel
#10 for Negotiated, Bond Counsel
#10 for Competitive, Bond Counsel
#10 for Variable Rate, Underwriters Counsel
#11 for Tax-Exempt, Underwriters Counsel
#11 for New Money, Underwriters Counsel
#12 for Revenue, Bond Counsel

State Rankings

#2 in Pennsylvania for Bond Counsel
#8 in Colorado for Bond Counsel
#5 in New Jersey for Underwriters Counsel
#7 in Pennsylvania for Underwriters Counsel
#14 in Texas for Underwriters Counsel

Regional Rankings

#4 in the Northeast for Bond Counsel
#6 in the Northeast for Underwriters Counsel
#7 in the Southwest for Bond Counsel
#11 in the Southwest for Underwriters Counsel

Use of Proceeds

#1 for Solid Waste/Resource Recovery, Underwriters Counsel
#2 for Industrial Development, Underwriters Counsel
#2 for Higher Education, Bond Counsel
#3 for Single Family Housing, Bond Counsel
#4 for Industrial Development, Bond Counsel
#4 for Nursing Home, Underwriters Counsel
#5 for Health Care, Bond Counsel
#5 for Pollution Control, Underwriters Counsel
#6 for General Purpose, Bond Counsel
#7 for Education, Underwriters Counsel
#9 for Higher Education, Underwriters Counsel
#10 Water, Sewer, and Gas, Bond Counsel
#11 Health Care Higher Education, Underwriters Counsel


Intellectual Property

Chambers USA

Leading practice, Intellectual Property, Georgia, 2008-2019; Pennsylvania, 2007-2019

U.S. News & World Report–Best Lawyers Best Law Firms

Copyright Law, Law Firm of the Year, 2015, 2019; highest tier, nationally, 2014-2020; Atlanta, 2013-2020; New York, 2020; Philadelphia, 2011-2020
Litigation – Intellectual Property, highest tier, nationally, 2015-2020; Atlanta, 2013-2020; Minneapolis, 2018; Philadelphia, 2014-2020
Litigation – Patent, highest tier, nationally, 2018-2020; Atlanta, 2019, 2020; Minneapolis, 2018; Philadelphia, 2011-2020
Patent Law, highest tier, nationally, 2014-2020; Atlanta, 2011-2020; Philadelphia, 2017-2020
Trademark Law, highest tier, nationally, 2013-2020; Atlanta, 2013-2020; Minneapolis, 2018

Most Well Respected Law Firm - Pennsylvania
Patent Lawyer, 2019

3 attorneys ranked as "Leading Trademark Professionals"
Firm ranked in Pennsylvania
WTR 1000 – The World's Leading Trademark Professionals, 2018, 2019

3 attorneys ranked as "Leading Patent Professionals" in Georgia
Firm ranked in Georgia
IAM Patent 1000 – The World's Leading Patent Professionals, 2018, 2019

1 attorney ranked as "Leading Patent Professional" in Pennsylvania
IAM Patent 1000 – The World's Leading Patent Professionals, 2019

4 attorneys ranked as "IP Stars"
Managing Intellectual Property, 2018, 2019

"Highly Recommended" intellectual property practice in Georgia
Managing Intellectual Property, 2013, 2018, 2019

"Recommended" intellectual property practice in Pennsylvania
Managing Intellectual Property, 2013, 2018, 2019

"Other Notable Firm" patent prosecution practice in United States (National)
Managing Intellectual Property, 2018, 2019

Named an "IP VIP"
BTI Consulting Group, 2014


Litigation

Chambers USA

Leading practice, Antitrust, Pennsylvania, 2010-2016
Leading practice, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Pennsylvania, 2013-2019
Leading practice, Environment (including water rights), Arizona, 2011-2019
Leading practice, Environment, Pennsylvania, 2007-2019
Leading practice, Litigation: General Commercial, Colorado, 2007-2019; Pennsylvania, 2015-2019; Utah, 2017-2019
Leading practice, Litigation: Products Liability, New Jersey, 2013-2019
Leading practice, Labor and Employment, New Jersey, 2007-2019; Pennsylvania, 2007-2019
Leading practice, highest tier, Media & Entertainment, Washington D.C., 2017-2019
Leading practice, Media & Entertainment: First Amendment Litigation, New York, 2017-2019

U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms

Antitrust Litigation, highest tier, Minneapolis, 2018
Arbitration, highest tier, Minneapolis, 2018
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, highest tier, nationally, 2015-2020; Baltimore, 2020, Colorado, 2020; Minneapolis, 2018-2020; Philadelphia, 2014-2020
Commercial Litigation, highest tier, nationally, 2014-2020; Colorado, 2011-2019; New Jersey, 2014-2018; Philadelphia, 2011-2020; Phoenix, 2019, 2020
Criminal Defense: White-Collar, highest tier, nationally, 2019, 2020; New York, 2017-2020; Philadelphia, 2018-2020
Environmental Law, highest tier, nationally, 2016-2020; New Jersey, 2019, 2020; Philadelphia, 2010-2020
First Amendment Law, highest tier, Colorado, 2018-2020; New York, 2018; Washington, D.C., 2018-2020
Insurance Law, highest tier, Sioux Falls, 2018
Labor Law – Management, highest tier, nationally, 2018-2020; New Jersey, 2014-2020; Philadelphia, 2010-2020; Phoenix, 2019, 2020
Litigation – Banking and Finance, highest tier, nationally, 2011-2020; Colorado, 2011-2018; Philadelphia, 2011-2020
Litigation – Bankruptcy, highest tier, nationally, 2017-2020; Baltimore, 2017-2019, Colorado, 2018; Minneapolis, 2018, 2019; Philadelphia, 2011-2020
Litigation – Environmental, highest tier, nationally, 2015-2020; New Jersey, 2014-2020; Philadelphia, 2011-2020
Litigation – First Amendment, Law Firm of the Year, 2018, 2020; highest tier, nationally, 2018-2020; Colorado, 2018-2020; New York, 2018-2020; Philadelphia, 2019, 2020; Washington, D.C., 2018-2020
Litigation – Intellectual Property, highest tier, nationally, 2015-2020; Atlanta, 2013-2020; Minneapolis, 2018; Philadelphia, 2014-2020
Litigation – Labor and Employment, highest tier, New Jersey, 2014-2020; Philadelphia, 2014-2020; Utah, 2013-2016
Litigation – Land Use and Zoning, highest tier, Philadelphia, 2011-2018
Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions, highest tier, Colorado, 2014-2018
Litigation – Patent, highest tier, nationally, 2018-2020; Atlanta, 2019, 2020; Minneapolis, 2018; Philadelphia, 2011-2020
Litigation – Real Estate, highest tier, nationally, 2014-2020; Colorado, 2013-2018, Philadelphia, 2019, 2020
Litigation – Securities, highest tier, Colorado, 2014-2018; Philadelphia, 2011-2020
Litigation – Trusts and Estates, highest tier, Philadelphia, 2011-2016, 2019, 2020
Media Law, Law Firm of the Year, 2018, 2019; highest tier, nationally, 2018-2020; New York, 2019, 2020; Philadelphia, 2019, 2020; Washington, D.C., 2019, 2020
Mediation, highest tier, Minneapolis, 2018

Benchmark Litigation

"Highly Recommended" litigation practice in Pennsylvania, 2009-2020
"Highly Recommended" labor and employment practice in Pennsylvania, 2019
"Recommended" labor and employment practice in Pennsylvania, 2018
"Recommended" litigation practice in Minnesota, 2019-2020
"Recommended" litigation practice in Colorado, 2010-2020

Named to Honor Roll of Litigation Powerhouses 2020, for Commercial Litigation, Complex Commercial Litigation, and Class Actions
BTI Consulting, BTI Litigation Outlook 2020

Named to Honor Roll of Litigation Powerhouses 2019, for Class Actions, Complex Employment Litigation, and Complex Commercial Litigation
BTI Consulting, BTI Litigation Outlook 2019

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

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

"Go-To Law Firm" for Litigation
American Lawyer Media, 2010-2013

"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


Real Estate

The Legal 500 US

Leading practice, Real Estate and Construction:
Construction (including Construction Litigation), 2011-2017
Land Use/Zoning, 2011-2018
Real Estate, 2011-2018
REITs, 2018

Chambers USA

Leading national practice, Real Estate, 2017-2019
Leading practice, highest tier, Real Estate, Maryland, 2007-2019; Pennsylvania, 2007-2019
Leading practice, Real Estate, Colorado, 2007-2019; Minnesota, 2017-2019; New Jersey, 2008-2019; Utah, 2007-2019; Washington D.C., 2017-2019

U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms

Land Use and Zoning Law, highest tier nationally, 2014-2020; Baltimore, 2010-2020; Las Vegas, 2010-2020; Philadelphia, 2014-2020
Litigation – Real Estate, highest tier, nationally, 2014-2020; Colorado, 2013-2018, Philadelphia, 2019, 2020
Real Estate Law, Law Firm of the Year, 2016; highest tier, nationally, 2014-2020; Baltimore, 2010-2020; Colorado, 2011-2017; Las Vegas, 2010-2016; Minneapolis, 2018; Philadelphia, 2010-2020; Phoenix, 2018-2020; Utah, 2013-2020; Washington, D.C., 2013-2020

A "Most Recommended" Firm for Real Estate Law
Forbes, 2019

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