The Firms Landing The Most Cases In 7 Practice Areas

By Jacqueline Bell and Cristina Violante (March 3, 2018, 10:50 AM EST) -- In Lex Machina's new rankings, case volume speaks volumes.

The legal analytics provider's Top Law Firm Report reveals the firms that have fielded the most cases over the past five years, whether it's litigating a complaint or mounting a defense.

The study focuses on cases filed in U.S. district courts, zooming in on practice areas including patent, trademark, copyright, securities, antitrust, employment and product liability.

For each area, Lex Machina identifies the busiest firms, examining data from January 2013 through December 2017.

"The report provides in-house counsel with a starting point for outside counsel selection, and allows law firms to see...

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