100 Largest Law Firms in Massachusetts 2018

Many law firms in this directory take advantage of the opportunity we offer to publish an «extended list» that contains a wealth of additional information about the firm. That`s why some lists seem more elaborate than others. Law firms of all sizes are taking advantage of this opportunity to make a name for themselves in front of countless in-house lawyers. Update July 2019: Below is a list of the 350 largest law firms in the United States linked to their respective websites. We will release our next annual update in July 2020. Look for the best law firms represented in ALM`s top rankings such as Am Law 200, NLJ 500, Global 200 and UK 100. Dig deeper and get a comprehensive overview of each company`s track record, rankings, and analytics. McDermott sits comfortably among the V100 law firms and is best known for his work in healthcare and tax economics – although his practices go far beyond that. The firm is at the forefront of wellness, offering billable credits to lawyers for 25 hours of wellness, and will appeal to those looking for a collegial and supportive environment. The information for this directory was compiled by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. Law firms have been asked to provide information as of January 1, 2018 in order to obtain the most accurate details for the 2018 edition. Please note that, unlike some previous editions, the diversity figures only apply to Massachusetts lawyers. For more copies of this directory, please call (617) 451-7300 or visit books.lawyersweekly.com.

Welcome to Lawyers Weekly`s annual review of the state`s largest law firms. We`ve been surveying the top 100 companies in Massachusetts for over a decade and are proud to present this year`s edition. Nixon Peabody is a newcomer to the legal market, as it was only founded in 1999 by the merger of two long-standing East Coast firms. Since then, it has merged or merged with several other law firms, so that today about 700 lawyers work in 16 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Lawyers do outstanding work in commercial litigation, franchise law, health law and labour law. Dechert is a global company, but its collegial culture seems to create a sense of close community. The firm encourages lawyers to participate beyond billable and offers a «STARS» award and bonus for contributions related to education, diversity and innovation. It is recognized as one of the best law firms for pro bono work, with many awards and many hours per year. Choate, one of Boston`s top firms, operates from an office in Beantown — though its practice is expanding across the country, with clients like JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Summit Partners, and more on the list. The firm specializes in five main areas: litigation and complex investigations; financing and restructuring; life science and technology; Private equity/M&A in the mid-market segment and asset management. The company offers its employees extensive hands-on experience and prioritizes employee feedback.

Ropes & Gray, a V20 law firm, has a place at the table of the most elite law firms. The firm is known for its private equity skills as well as its global strength in all areas of law. Training and mentoring are the key to the company`s collaborative culture, which has no place for egos. Ropes & Gray strives to honor its reputation as a company that fosters friendship and camaraderie among all employees. With more than 1,800 lawyers in 14 offices, Goodwin has established itself as a global legal name. The firm has a particular strength in corporate law and real estate, among other areas. Candidates looking for a highly transparent company that prioritizes employee development are likely to feel right at home at Goodwin. Eversheds Sutherland was formed in December 2016 by the merger of Eversheds and Sutherland Asbill. Read more ›. At K&L Gates, lawyers take on challenging work for high-level clients in a supportive environment.

A free market allocation system allows employees to exercise control over their workload, and older lawyers act as willing mentors. Founded in Silicon Valley in 1995, Gunderson Dettmer today has 10 offices and more than 425 lawyers as a leading international law firm focused exclusively on the innovation economy. They are a global leader in providing legal services to publicly traded venture capital-funded technology and life sciences companies, as well as venture capitalists. Demanding work, incredible support from partners, and an office culture are strengths for employees. Tops for work and employment and the reference company for media, entertainment and sports, Proskauer Rose is a complete legal power. Pro bono is part of the company`s lifeblood, as is a strong commitment to diversity. Friendly people will do well in the company`s favorable team environment. Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP operates from two offices in Massachusetts and is a staple in the Northeast. As a full-service, medium-sized company, Nutter employs approximately 150 lawyers in a dozen industries. Nutter`s lawyers bring extensive experience in areas such as corporate law, intellectual property, employment and employment, litigation, data protection and security, private clients, public policy, real estate and taxes. The firm`s buzzword is enough to stand out from the competition: «unusual law».

With a culture of collegiality and teamwork in the Midwest, Jones Day is one of the best in the legal industry. With more than 2,500 lawyers in dozens of offices around the world, clients have extensive resources and exceptional legal talent in all jurisdictions and areas of activity. The company has a long list of outstanding practices – from work and employment to private equity and appointment procedures – and is a leader in the pro bono field. Thank you very much. We wish you a lot of fun and use this repertoire. Click here to access the directory. Boston-based Foley Hoag has more than 300 lawyers specializing in more than a dozen practice areas. With little hierarchy and high transparency, the firm attracts cooperative and respectful lawyers.

Small teams offer lawyers a multitude of opportunities to advance their work, whether by addressing issues of international law or using their time for civic engagement. As a legal giant – both in terms of size and reputation – Kirkland is the ideal law firm for motivated individuals looking to take control of their legal career. The company`s employees agree that with the company`s solid training and the company`s name in their resume, their future is bright. Hogan Lovells is truly a mega-firm and home to nearly 3,000 lawyers working in more than 50 offices. The company is particularly known for its data protection work as well as its high-profile pro bono business. Lawyers who are down-to-earth and have a strong desire to give back through pro bono will be a good choice. In the 2016 Global 100 survey, Clifford Chance was ranked 7th among the most profitable law firms in the world. According to the Legal Week UK 50 survey, Clifford Chance has 2466 lawyers. With $. Read more ›. According to the Legal Week UK 50 survey, Taylor Wessing has 918 lawyers.

With gross sales of $348,400,000 in 2016, the company ranked 16th in the 2017 UK 50 ranking. Holland & Knight employees value their work and appreciate their colleagues. The company is a true pro bono leader, especially when it comes to its work supporting veterans. For those hoping to become partners, the company offers a realistic path. The firm crosses national and national borders with nearly 1,700 lawyers spread over 31 locations. Holland & Knight has a relaxed culture but takes service to the community seriously. At Mintz in Boston, employees really feel like they`re part of a team. They value leadership that is open to ideas, comments and questions.

And they get great training and mentorship, also thanks to plenty of pro bono opportunities. Health and life sciences practices are the bread and butter of the company, which offers its employees many opportunities to work on a variety of fascinating and state-of-the-art works.