Certification

(as of June 17, 2019)

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld********  
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz*****
Ballard Spahr*
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner*****#
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney******
Cooley**
Davis Wright & Tremaine*
Dorsey & Whitney****
Faegre Baker Daniels*****
Frost Brown Todd***
Hogan Lovells US***
Holland & Hart*
Hughes Hubbard & Reed*
Ice Miller*******
Jackson Lewis**
Jenner & Block****
K&L Gates**
Katten Muchin Rosenman********
Kutak Rock******
Littler*
Loeb & Loeb*********
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips**
McCarter & English**
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo*******
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius*****
Morrison & Foerster*
Norton Rose Fulbright******
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart*****
O’Melveny & Myers*******
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe***
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison*****
Proskauer Rose*******
Quarles & Brady*
Reed Smith*&
Shook, Hardy & Bacon*&
Sidley Austin**
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett**
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom*
Steptoe & Johnson LLP********
Stoel Rives*
Taft Stettinius & Hollister*********      
Thompson Coburn****
Venable********
Vorys*********
WilmerHale***** 

#formerly Bryan Cave–first Certification as combined firm

Firms in bold met all six criteria in 2019
& Met all six criteria for nine years
*nine-time recertified 
**eight-time recertified
*** seven-time recertified
**** six-time recertified
*****five-time recertified
******four-time recertified
*******three-time recertified
********two-time recertified
*********certified

(as of June 17, 2019)

Allen & Overy
Herbert Smith Freehills
Hogan Lovells International
Latham & Watkins
Mayer Brown
Reed Smith
Sidley Austin
Watson Farley & Williams
Womble Bond Dickinson

Firms in bold met all five criteria

(as of June 17, 2019)

Hogan Lovells US/International
Reed Smith
Sidley Austin 

Both firms met all six US criteria and five UK criteria

 

WILEF 2019 Gold Standard applications will continue to be accepted until December 16, 2019.  Requests for applications should be made to WILEF’s Global Chair, Elizabeth Anne “Betiayn” Tursi at elizabethtursi@aol.com