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Super Lawyers and Rising Stars recognize attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. Super Lawyers chooses no more than 5% of lawyers in each state for their high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Rising Stars chooses no more than 2.5% of lawyers.
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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.
It takes passion, collaboration and thoughtful action toward change to pursue diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. To aid in this endeavor, Porter Wright joined the Mansfield Rule effort to help increase and sustain a more diverse and inclusive workforce within its law firm and beyond in the legal profession.
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.
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 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.