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At the 10 law firms spotlighted here, it’s all about skill, not size. The lawyers at these litigation shops, all of which have fewer than 51 attorneys, are as clever at practicing on paper as they are at wooing a jury. Many of these lawyers have honed their craft at the biggest and best firms in the nation and have opted, once they’ve gained crucial work experience, for a small-firm career. We’ve highlighted the special strategies and creative approaches they used in 2013 to help set precedent, right wrongs and save the day for the client.

BECK REDDEN
The Difficult Task of Keeping It Simple

BICKEL & BREWER
Relentless, Focused, Choosy

BIRD MARELLA
Legal Team Throws Out the Usual Playbook

BROWNE GEORGE ROSS
A Tight Focus on a Broad Array of Clients

GOLDMAN ISMAIL
A Strategy Steeped in Bold Moves

LEE TRAN & LIANG
An Auspicious Start Yielding Big Returns

LEVINE LEE
Establishing a Sense of Credibility

MOLOLAMKEN
A Fanatical Approach To Preparation

WEISBROD MATTEIS
Taking It All the Way to Trial, or Acting ‘As If’

WILLENKEN WILSON
Capitalizing on Experience at the Big Shops