Patterson Belknap Named to The American Lawyer’s 2018 “A-List” of Nation’s Elite Law Firms

July 24, 2018

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP ranked #17 on The American Lawyer’s 2018 “A-List” of 20 leading law firms in the United States. The 2018 “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 firms—the best of the best.”

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 reflects – excellence in the law, attorney satisfaction, racial and gender diversity, and pro bono commitment – have been core values at Patterson Belknap since the Firm’s inception. We extend our appreciation to our lawyers and staff for their dedication to providing the highest quality legal work to our clients and to our community.”

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