Patterson Belknap Named Among The American Lawyer’s “A-List” of Nation’s Elite Law Firms

August 5, 2021

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP ranked #11 on The American Lawyer’s 2021 “A-List” of 20 leading law firms in the United States. The 2021 “A-List,” which has just been announced, is based on five criteria: pro bono performance, associate satisfaction, diversity of lawyers, percentage of women equity partners, and financial performance. The American Lawyer considers the “A-List” firms to be the “most well-rounded members of the Am Law 200,” adding: “one key success is a constant desire to improve.”

Patterson Belknap's Co-Chair and Managing Partner, Lisa E. Cleary, stated, “We are honored to be recognized on the “A-List” again this year. The values that the list recognizes reflect Patterson Belknap’s core values that have been rooted in the Firm’s success since its inception – excellence in the law, integrity in our practice, attorney accountability, maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace, and commitment to pro bono service. We congratulate our lawyers and staff on their commitment to providing the highest quality legal services to our clients as well as serving our community through pro bono work.”

The Firm continues to be ranked among the top firms nationally on The American Lawyer’s annual Pro Bono Survey, including this year in the top fifteen law firms in the nation. For the last seventeen years, 100% of the Firm’s lawyers participated in pro bono projects.