Skadden The Most Elite Firm, But 2 Firms Hot On Its Heels

Law360, Los Angeles (March 3, 2014, 6:51 PM EST) -- A survey of general counsel released Monday revealed that Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP tops the list of most recognized brands, but competition for the top spot is heating up.

U.K.-based research firm Acritas released its annual work-up of stateside's biggest law firms, finding for the third year in a row that Skadden has the biggest brand recognition with the GCs surveyed, according to the report.

Rivals Jones Day and Kirkland & Ellis LLP are closing the gap on Skadden’s reign, Acritas found. Skadden’s...
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