Announcing The 2023 Vault Practice Area and Regional Prestige Rankings

Published: Jul 01, 2022

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Continuing with our rolling release of the 2023 Vault Law rankings, we are proud to present the prestige rankings for each region and practice area to complement the overall prestige rankings that comprise the Vault 100. Below are the top ranked firms in each category.

Top Firms by Region:
Atlanta: King & Spalding LLP
Boston: Ropes & Gray LLP
Chicago: Kirkland & Ellis
Florida: Holland & Knight LLP
Mid-Atlantic: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates
Midwest: Kirkland & Ellis
Mountain States: Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
New York: Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Northern California: Cooley LLP
Pacific Northwest: Perkins Coie LLP
Southern California: Latham & Watkins LLP
South Atlantic: Alston & Bird LLP
Texas: Vinson & Elkins LLP
Washington DC: Covington & Burling LLP

Top Firms by Practice Area:
Antitrust: Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Bankruptcy: Kirkland & Ellis
Clean Tech: Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Energy Oil & Gas: Vinson & Elkins LLP
Environmental Law: Beveridge & Diamond PC
Health Care: McDermott Will & Emery
Intellectual Property: Fish & Richardson
IP Boutiques: Desmarais LLP
International: White & Case LLP
Labor & Employment: Littler Mendelson P.C.
Media, Entertainment, & Sports: Proskauer Rose LLP
Privacy & Data Security: Cooley LLP
Real Estate: Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Tax: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates
General Corporate: Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Banking & Financial Services: Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Emerging Companies & Venture Capital: Cooley LLP
Mergers & Acquisitions: Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Private Equity: Kirkland & Ellis
Project Finance: Milbank LLP
Securities: Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
General Commercial Litigation: Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
Appellate Litigation: Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Products Liability: Kirkland & Ellis
Securities Litigation: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates
White Collar Defense: Williams & Connolly LLP
Litigation Boutiques: Susman Godfrey LLP