All Surveys & Rankings

Amlaw 100

Amlaw 100

ALM's definitive ranking of America's top 100 revenue-grossing law firms (published annually in May).

Amlaw 200

Amlaw 200

ALM's definitive ranking of America's top 200 revenue-grossing law firms (published annually in June).

Amlaw Tech Survey

The annual Am Law Tech Survey queries CIOs and IT directors from Am Law 200 firms on a variety of technology-related issues including product preferences for hardware and software, planning and investment, capital and operating expenses, and IT staffing and compensation.

The A-List

A-List

The A-List, published annually in July, is based on rankings taken from four ALM surveys that ALM Legal Intelligence conducts throughout the year.  Both revenue per lawyer and pro bono ranks are taken from the Am Law 200 while the Diversity Scorecard) and the Midlevel Associates Survey provide the diversity and associate satisfaction ranks, respectively. The A-List formula provides a collective measurement of the most successful and committed firms in the United States.

Arbitration Scorecard

A listing of international arbitrations active in the previous two years.

Associates Survey

Associates Survey

A look at the satisfaction levels of third-, fourth- and fifth-year associates at Am Law 200 firms.

Corporate Scorecard

Corporate Scorecard is published by The American Lawyer each April and details the performance of the U.S. law firms with the most active corporate finance and capital markets practices. The information which is culled by a number of third-party sources, is gathered by ALM Legal Intelligence. Firms are ranked on both the number and value of the deals handled in specific transactional areas, including Asset-Backed Securities, Bankruptcy, Equities,High-Yield Debt, Investment-Grade Debt, IPOs, Mergers & Acquisitions,Mortgage-Backed Securities, Municipal Bonds, Private Equity, Project Financing,REIT Debt, and REIT Equities.

Dealmakers of the Year

We profile lawyers who led the hottest corporate work of the year, and their deals.

Diversity Scorecard

The Diversity Scorecard contains detailed information on minority legal staffing levels at law firms in the NLJ 250 and Am Law 200.

Firm Leaders

Our annual survey of law firm leaders, who share their predictions, opportunities and challenges for the coming year.

Global 100

Global 100

The definitive ranking of global law firms.

The Global Legal Awards

The annual American Lawyer Global Legal Awards honor the deals or disputes that best exemplify the challenges of transnational legal practice.

Lateral Report

Lateral Report

Our annual look at which firms gained the most partners, which firms lost the most, and what all the movement means for the high-end legal industry.

Law Librarians' Survey

The Law Librarians' Survey surveys the head librarians of the Am Law 200. The report includes: average salaries for law librarians, library finances and expenses, satisfaction with major information providers, staffing and resources for the libraries of the nation's largest law firms.

Lifetime Achievement Awards

Lifetime Achievement Awards

The Lifetime Achievement Award honorees we profile here have had distinguished careers at some of the country's most prominent law firms, organizations or companies, and have also made their mark through pro bono, government or civic work. Law Firm Distinguished Leader Award winners, whom we also honor, have provided exemplary stewardship of their firms.

Pro Bono

The American Lawyer's annual report on the state of pro bono work in the nation's largest law firms, ranks The Am Law 200 firms based on the amount of pro bono work performed by the firm. Included for each firm are the average number of pro bono hours per lawyer and the percentage of lawyers with more than 20 hours of pro bono work.

Summer Associates Survey

Summer Associates Survey

The American Lawyer's annual survey measuring the satisfaction of summer associates employed by the nation's law firms. Firms are scored based on associate ratings of the firm’s qualities, including interest and satisfaction with the work, benefits and compensation, interaction with partners, training, and more.

Innovators

The American Lawyer's Top 50 Innovators

The ideas and initiatives that changed the world of big law over the past half century, and the people behind them.