Firm Receives Top Marks in Vault’s 2021 Associate Survey

September 16, 2020

Patterson Belknap received top marks in multiple categories in the newly-released Vault 2021 survey of associate satisfaction. According to Vault, this year’s “Law Firm Quality of Life Rankings are derived from Vault’s Annual Associate Survey in which more than 20,000 associates rated and commented on various aspects of their work lives.”

The Firm ranked among the top five firms nationally in the following categories:

#1 – Best Law Firms for Pro Bono
#1 – Best Law Firms for Integration of Laterals/Clerks
#3 – Best Law Firms for Associate/Partner Relations
#4 – Best Law Firms for Satisfaction
#5 – Best Law Firms for Hours

Patterson Belknap was also included among the top 10 “Best Law Firms to Work For” overall, ranking #9 nationally.

Lisa E. Cleary, Patterson Belknap’s Co-Chair and Managing Partner, noted: “We value the high marks of our Associates, who are the lifeblood of our Firm and play a critical role in delivering exemplary legal services to our clients.  We are also honored to be named the #1 Firm for Pro Bono again this year.  Service in support of others is a core value of the Firm and we have a long and proud history of pro bono leadership, with 100% of our attorneys participating in pro bono projects for the past 16 years.  We are grateful to our associates for their shared dedication to bringing the best possible legal representation to the most underserved, and frequently overlooked, populations.”