New York, NY
(July 11, 2012)- Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm ranked second on The American Lawyer
s prestigious 2012 A-List, which lists the largest and most prominent law firms based in the United States. The firm moved one step closer to the top spot, placing second on the list and improving from third place last year.
Notably, the firm achieved the highest associate satisfaction score and the second-highest pro bono score of any firm. As quoted by The American Lawyer
, Seth Zachary
, Chair of the Firm, stated, "What the A-List ranking means is that there are lots of elements of professional progress out there, and they're not mutually exclusive." The American Lawyer
s A-List measures performance of firms in four key areas: revenue per lawyer, commitment to pro bono work, associate satisfaction and workplace diversity. According to The American Lawyer
, the A-List is "like a decathlon for law firms, a contest that tests their strengths in a variety of exacting ways" with the "aim to identify firms that represent the all-around best." Paul Hastings is a leading global law firm with offices in Asia, Europe, and the United States. We provide innovative legal solutions to financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies. Please visit www.paulhastings.com for more information.