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Interviews are based on a standard questionnaire. However, follow-up questions and more comprehensive conversations about specific law firms and key issues that influence the purchase of legal services are indeed the norm. This is partly due to the fact that the interviews are conducted by experienced journalists and researchers with a high level of market knowledge. Not all interviews are assignable. Throughout the year, we also receive many unsolicited comments and recommendations from customers. Hello from your new American publisher. After nearly a decade of reporting on the German legal market, I picked up The Guide to the United States with new U.S. Representative Barnaby Merrill. We look forward to meeting and talking to many of you over the coming months. To send us your submissions, please visit and follow the on-screen instructions to send us new documents. We are also the only ones to publish their web statistics.

We have about 18.5 million page views per year. We believe this is much more than any competitor or any comparable legal website. We believe our traffic is 2.3 times higher than Chambers & Partners` website (source:;; The Legal 500 Readership Research Project interviewed 2,536 GCs about this topic in, at events such as the Association of Corporate Counsel Annual Meeting and during our in-person interviews with internal departments. The results are as follows: We email client testimonials asking for feedback on strengths, weaknesses, innovations, individuals and the legal market in general. All comments and reactions to customer testimonials are made on a confidential and non-transferable basis. An arbitrator may be a client, an importer or occupational physician, or a consultant. We encourage companies and groups to use the recommended logos on their websites, electronic signatures and marketing materials and, where possible, cite as a source. The logos may only be used by companies, groups and individuals recommended as part of our independent research in the editorial sections of The Legal 500. Login details have been sent to all companies – if you have not received your login or are having trouble accessing, please contact us via our FAQ page via the “Submissions” section. Banners, press releases, thought leadership articles, and companies in the spotlight are additional ways to differentiate your business from your competitors and give your business another presence on For more information on how to make the most of your firm`s presence in The Legal 500, Please contact: The U.S. edition of The Legal 500 is now in its 15th year and like the others Millions of legal buyers around the world turn to outside lawyers when they need to hire outside lawyers. The opinions expressed in the editorial sections represent the opinions of the editors, without any legal liability or liability for errors or inaccuracies.

Research for the editorial is based on the combined opinions of the many lawyers interviewed in each area of expertise, feedback from corporate clients, and analysis of transactions or contentious topics. It is important to note that the editorial is therefore a subjective overview based on systematic research. The recommendation tables are divided into groups: companies are listed by levels in order of priority and alphabetically within the levels. In addition, companies were sorted alphabetically by the company`s first name or initial (i.e. the last listed company in a group is just as highly recommended as the first listed company at this stage). Details on the researchers will be published at the start of the research in December 2022. As a new U.S. editor, I would appreciate your comments and ideas on how we can evolve rankings and evolve the guide to ensure it adequately reflects this largest legal market in the world. Do not hesitate to contact us. The task of the drafting is to research the legal market in practice; assigning rankings to business practices; and the accompanying editorial. There is no charge for an editorial submission.

Our editorial staff is independent and we do not favour advertisers. Our team of experienced researchers, which includes both qualified journalists and lawyers, conducts intensive market research several months a year. The main source of our information is the law firms themselves, and the information they provide is often not intended for public use. This allows us to properly evaluate them against each other, exercise area by practice area. We also collect feedback from our colleagues and their clients to assess their overall visibility and reputation. The process results in detailed rankings and editorials that provide legal buyers with an objective analysis of the U.S. market, updated annually. No. However, the size of the team, as well as its strength and depth, are among the factors that the editorial researcher will take into account when evaluating a practice against its competitors. Others include the quality of the work handled, the caliber of the clients, the feedback of the arbitrators, and the reputation of the individual practitioners.

But a small section can still be recommended in The Legal 500. Not only do we contact clients recommended by law firms to review their bids, but we compare these results with a detailed representative sample of the world`s largest companies. In particular, we ensure that we have contacted a statistically valid sample of top-tier clients if they are sorted by market capitalization, sector or region. fivehundred magazine is a monthly magazine published by The Legal 500 team. Ten times a year, our team of experienced writers and researchers, along with a variety of renowned experts, will address global issues affecting the legal profession and offer advice on best practices in management, marketing, business development and recruitment. The biggest change in approach is that this year we are allowing ABS-structured legal service providers (including those not regulated by SRA) to submit to rankings where appropriate. Please note that in the UK Guide, the intention is not to create a separate ranking of ABS companies, but to allow companies competing with traditional law firms for specific services to submit applications for specific areas of activity. You can also contact Amy McDermott, Sales Manager ( +44 207 396 5648) to learn more about marketing your business.

Customer references: Customer reference lists submitted after the deadline are always subject to change, but we cannot guarantee when they will be processed. And keep in mind that customer responses may come too late to be taken into account by our editorial team.