The American Lawyer's fifth annual A-List proves anew that breaking into the top tier of elite firms, and staying there, requires consistent effort, and that attaining a perfect score on any one measure -- revenue per lawyer, pro bono, associate satisfaction and diversity -- isn't enough to snag a place on the list. One firm that's an A-List perennial is Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler. As that firm's experience illustrates, money alone won't buy a spot among the elite.
An A-List Firm Takes the Road Less Traveled
The American Lawyer
June 28, 2007