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

August 2, 2016

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP has once again been named to The American Lawyer’s “A-List” of 20 leading law firms in the United States, placing twelfth on this year's list.  The 2016 “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.”  This year marks the eleventh time Patterson Belknap has been named among the “A-List” firms.

Patterson Belknap's Co-Chair and Managing Partner, Lisa E. Cleary, stated, “We are proud to be included on the ‘A-List’ again this year. The values it reflects – excellence in the law, attorney satisfaction, diversity and pro bono service – mirror those of our Firm.  We are committed to providing the highest quality legal services to our clients as well as maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace that provides attorneys with professional development opportunities and serves our community through pro bono work.”

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 three nationally.  For the last twelve years, 100% of the Firm’s lawyers participated in pro bono projects.