Patterson Belknap Included on The American Lawyer’s “A-List” of Nations Elite Law Firms

July 27, 2015

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP ranked #11 on The American Lawyer’s 2015 “A-List” of 20 leading law firms in the United States. The 2015 “A-List,” which has just been announced, is based on four criteria: pro bono performance, associate satisfaction, diversity of lawyers and financial performance. The American Lawyer considers the “A-List” firms to be the “top tier of elite firms.”

Patterson Belknap's Co-Chair and Managing Partner, Lisa E. Cleary, stated, “Excellence in the law, attorney satisfaction, diversity and pro bono commitment, which the ‘A-List’ reflects, have been core values at Patterson Belknap since the firm’s beginnings. We are proud of our firm’s recognition for its dedication to our clients, for our commitment to the professional development of our lawyers, and for the pro bono contributions we make to our community. We would like to recognize the extraordinary efforts of our lawyers and staff, who make Patterson Belknap the very special place it is to practice law.”

The firm continues to be ranked among the top ten firms nationally on The American Lawyer’s annual pro bono survey, this year at number five nationally. For the last eleven years, 100% of the firm’s lawyers participated in pro bono projects.