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Super Lawyers® recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. No more than five percent of lawyers in each state are chosen for their high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
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Chambers rankings are based on lawyer and client interviews, among other criteria, and aspects such as technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness and astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities that clients consider relevant.
The IFLR 1000 ranks the world's leading financial and corporate law firms and lawyers. Rankings are based on three key criteria: transactional evidence, peer feedback and client feedback. IFLR 1000 recognized Porter Wright’s Banking and Finance and M&A practice groups.
BTI’s Litigation Outlook pinpoints trends in the litigation market and uncovers how client behavior and spending are changing. More than 350 general counsel and other top legal decision makers at corporations with $1 billion or more in revenue were interviewed by BTI. Porter Wright was named a “Litigation Powerhouse and Standout” in the areas of Employment and Complex Employment.
According to BTI, its Client Service A-Team report is the only law firm ranking based solely on direct, unprompted feedback from corporate counsel. Clients recognized Porter Wright for excellent client service and as a “Standout” in investing in client relationships and a “Standout” in client-facing communication in a field of more than 300 law firms.
BTI Consulting Group released its list of the 70 Most Improved Law Firms in Client Service, based on an analysis of interviews with more than 350 general counsel and in-house lawyers. Porter Wright was recognized in those interviews for providing a high level of client service, and raising the bar specifically during the COVID-19 pandemic.
BTI Consulting Group named Porter Wright among the law firms stepping up client service. "Clients point to 43 small and midsize firms — by name — as punching way above their weight class. Top legal decision makers look to these firms with the same level of confidence as the large firms," BTI wrote.
Porter Wright is pleased to share it received a score of 90% on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The index is a national benchmarking tool on corporate policies for LGBTQ+ employees. The results of this year’s CEI showcase how more than 1,000 U.S.-based companies are not only promoting LGBTQ-friendly workplace policies in the U.S., but helping advance the cause of LGBTQ+ inclusion in workplaces abroad.
Porter Wright is among 67 major law firms nationwide and the only central Ohio-based law firm to have earned Mansfield Rule Certification and Mansfield Certification Plus. The firm earned this achievement for improving the recruitment, retention and promotion of underrepresented lawyers.