Firm 

92 Leading Lawyers; 37 recognized practices
Chambers USA, 2020

63 attorneys recommended nationally; 17 recognized practices
The Legal 500 US, 2020

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

Listed for Legal Intraprenuer of the Year; Technology & Data; Diversity & Inclusion; and Most Innovative Law Firms: Business of Law
The Financial Times, 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, 2016-2020

Gold Standard Certification for women in leadership
Women in Law Empowerment Forum, 2011-2020

Emerging Technologies List
National Law Journal, 2020

Distinguished ranking in Wild Card category
BTI Consulting Group Client Service A-Team, 2020

Standout rankings in client investment, client infrastructure, client magnets, and client communication
BTI Consulting Group Client Service A-Team, 2020

Innovation "Mover and Shaker", "Builder", "Client Experience Innovator", and "Law Firm Technology Leader"
BTI Consulting, 2019

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

Innovation “Mover and Shaker”
BTI Consulting, 2018

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

Finalist for Best Business Team
American Lawyer Industry Awards, 2019

Finalist for Best Law Firm Client Team
American Lawyer Industry Awards, 2018

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, 2011-2020
Leading practice, Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans: Design, 2013, 2014, 2019, 2020
Leading practice, Fintech, 2020
Leading industry-focus practice, Energy: Renewable/Alternative, 2015-2018
Leading practice, M&A: Middle-Market (Sub-$500M), 2010-2020
Leading practice, Outsourcing, 2019, 2020

Chambers USA

Finalist, Firm of the Year, Financial Services Regulation, 2019
Leading national practice, highest tier, Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance), 2007-2020
Leading national practice, highest tier, Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Litigation), 2007-2020
Leading national practice, REITs: Maryland Counsel, 2012-2020
Leading national practice, Retail, 2020
Leading practice, highest tier, Banking and Finance, Pennsylvania, 2007-2020
Leading practice, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity, Pennsylvania, 2015-2020
Leading practice, Corporate/M&A, Arizona, 2009-2020; Colorado, 2019, 2020; Maryland, 2011-2020; Minnesota, 2017-2020; Utah, 2007-2020
Leading practice, Corporate/Commercial, South Dakota, 2017-2020
Leading practice, highest tier, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Pennsylvania, 2020
Leading practice, Tax, Pennsylvania, 2018-2020

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, 2016-2020

Leading national practice, Fintech
Chambers FinTech Legal USA, 2020


Finance

Chambers USA

Leading practice, highest tier, Banking and Finance, Pennsylvania, 2007-2020
Leading national practice, Real Estate, 2017-2020
Leading practice, highest tier, Real Estate, Maryland, 2007-2020; Pennsylvania, 2007-2020
Leading practice, Real Estate, Colorado, 2007-2020; Washington D.C., 2017-2020

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")

The Legal 500 US

Leading practice, Energy: Renewable/Alternative, 2015-2020
Leading practice, Finance – Restructuring (including Bankruptcy): Municipal, 2012-2020
Leading practice, Project Finance: advice to lender, 2019, 2020
Leading practice, Project Finance: advice to sponsor, 2019, 2020
Leading practice, Real Estate, 2011-2020


Refinitiv, year-end 2019

General Rankings

#5 Commercial Paper, Bond Counsel
#6 New Money, Bond Counsel
#7 Variable Rate, Bond Counsel
#8 for Revenue, Underwriters Counsel
#8 New Money, Underwriters Counsel
#9 Negotiated, Bond Counsel
#9 Long-Term, Understeers Counsel (overall)
#9 Variable Rate, Underwriters Counsel
#9 Negotiated, Underwriters Counsel
#9 Tax-Exempt, Underwriters Counsel
#10 Refunding, Underwriters Counsel
#11 for Bond Counsel (Overall)

State Rankings

#1 Pennsylvania, Bond Counsel
#1 New Jersey, Underwriters Counsel

Regional Rankings

#5 Northeast, Bond Counsel

Use of Proceeds

#3 Higher Education, Bond Counsel
#2 Single Family Housing, Bond Counsel
#5 Industrial Development, Bond Counsel
#6 Health Care, Bond Counsel
#3 Pollution Control, Bond Counsel
#1 Solid Waste Resource Recovery, Bond Counsel

Intellectual Property

Chambers USA

Leading practice, Intellectual Property, Georgia, 2008-2020; Pennsylvania, 2007-2020

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

2 attorneys ranked as "Leading Trademark Professionals"
Firm ranked in Pennsylvania
WTR 1000 – The World's Leading Trademark Professionals, 2018-2020

3 attorneys ranked as "Leading Patent Professionals" in Georgia
Firm ranked in Georgia
IAM Patent 1000 – The World's Leading Patent Professionals, 2018, 2019, 2020

1 attorney ranked as "Leading Patent Professional" in Pennsylvania
IAM Patent 1000 – The World's Leading Patent Professionals, 2019, 2020

2 attorneys ranked as "Leading Patent Professionals" in New York
IAM Patent 1000 – The World's Leading Patent Professionals, 2020

7 attorneys ranked as "IP Stars"
Managing Intellectual Property, 2020

"Highly Recommended" intellectual property practice in Georgia
Managing Intellectual Property, 2013, 2018-2020

"Recommended" intellectual property practice in Pennsylvania
Managing Intellectual Property, 2013, 2018-2020

"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 national practice, First Amendment Litigation, 2020
Leading practice, Antitrust, Pennsylvania, 2010-2016
Leading practice, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Pennsylvania, 2013-2020
Leading practice, Environment, Arizona, 2011-2020
Leading practice, Environment, Pennsylvania, 2007-2020
Leading practice, Litigation: General Commercial, Colorado, 2007-2020; Pennsylvania, 2015-2020; Utah, 2017-2020
Leading practice, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations, New York, 2020; Pennsylvania, 2020
Leading practice, Litigation: Product Liability, New Jersey, 2013-2020
Leading practice, Labor and Employment, New Jersey, 2007-2020; Pennsylvania, 2007-2020
Leading practice, highest tier, Media & Entertainment, Washington D.C., 2017-2020
Leading practice, Media & Entertainment: First Amendment Litigation, New York, 2017-2020

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

The Legal 500 US

Leading practice, Antitrust: Civil litigation/class actions: defense, 2019, 2020
Leading practice, Antitrust: Civil litigation/class actions: plaintiff, 2019, 2020
Leading practice, E-discovery, 2019
Leading practice, Media and Entertainment: Litigation, 2020
Leading litigation practice, Product Liability and Mass Tort Defense: Automotive/Transport, 2010-2020
Leading practice, Securities Litigation: Defense, 2020


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, Land Use/Zoning, 2011-2020
Leading practice, Real Estate, 2011-2020
Leading practice, REITs, 2018-2020

Chambers USA

Leading national practice, Real Estate, 2017-2020
Leading practice, highest tier, Real Estate, Maryland, 2007-2020; Pennsylvania, 2007-2020
Leading practice, Real Estate, Colorado, 2007-2020; Minnesota, 2017-2020; New Jersey, 2008-2019; Utah, 2007-2020; Washington D.C., 2017-2020

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