Over the years, we’ve had the privilege and pleasure of working with some of the most distinguished names in our industry. Below is a representative, but not exhaustive, list. As varied as these firms may seem in practice specialties, geographic footprint, and clientele, we have found that the way firms approach a few core principles can be quite telling and even revelatory.

  • Allen & Overy
  • Ashurst
  • Baker Donelson
  • Bingham
  • Blakes
  • Branscomb
  • Brigard & Urrutia
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner
  • Buckley
  • Burford Capital
  • Chapman & Cutler
  • Charles River Associates
  • Clifford Chance
  • Clyde & Co.
  • CMS Legal
  • Covington
  • Dykema
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • Eversheds Sutherland
  • Foster Pepper
  • Fox Rothschild
  • Gowlings WLG
  • Herbert Smith Freehills
  • HoganLovells
  • Hoguet Newman Regal & Kenney
  • Holland & Knight
  • Homburger
  • Hunton & Williams
  • K&L Gates
  • Kobre & Kim
  • Kromann Reumert
  • Lane Powell
  • Latham
  • Lenczner Slaght
  • LexisNexis
  • Littler
  • Lowenstein Sandler
  • MacFarlanes
  • McGuire Woods
  • McKinsey & Co.
  • Meritas Legal Alliance
  • Mintz
  • Morrison & Foerster
  • Orrick
  • Osler
  • Paul Weiss
  • Pinsents
  • Proskauer
  • SerranoMartinez
  • Sheppard Mullin
  • Sheridan Ross
  • Skadden
  • State Capital Group
  • Steptoe & Johnson
  • Sterne Kessler
  • Stikeman Elliott
  • Thacher Proffitt
  • US Law Firm Group
  • Venable
  • White & Case
  • WilmerHale
  • Wilson Sonsini
  • Winston & Strawn
  • Wolf Theiss
  • Zuckerman Spaeder

Want to learn more about how we serve our clients? Have a look at our case studies and read first hand accounts of how we work.

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– COO, mid-sized US law firm

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– Executive Director, Litigation Funding Firm (London)

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