Stats, Surveys & Awards


New survey of the ideological views of lawyers

According to a recent survey on the ideological views of lawyers, the legal profession leans left: “Paul Caron at TaxProf summarizes (with table) a landmark survey of ‘The Political Ideologies of American Lawyers’ by Adam…


Chart: Who Represents America’s Biggest Companies

CorpCounsel’s annual roundup of which firms represent which big companies has been released: “Law departments have been taking on more and more work as corporate legal budgets tighten, and general counsel continue to hire savvy,…


The 2015 GC Compensation Survey

CorpCounsel’s 2015 GC Compensation survey is out – check out the current leaderboard and breakdowns by industry: “Today’s general counsel shoulder a great deal of responsibility for the legal well-being of some of the world’s…





Skadden Tops BTI Client Service 30

Skadden takes the number one slot for client service – did your outside counsel make the list? “Skadden reigns supreme in client service. Each year, The BTI Consulting Group speaks with more than 300 leading corporate counsel…


Law Firm Rankings Guide

When it comes to law firm rankings, there are many sources to choose from and each has their own methodology.  While law firm rankings (like all rankings) should be taken with a grain of salt, they…


The Law Firm Purge Has Begun

Recent data from BTI indicates that bet-the-company litigation matters have decreased – and that 60% of companies have replaced a core litigation firm. Has the law firm purge begun? “Aggressive settlement strategies and heightened focus…