The Four Firms That GCs Fear The Most

By Sam Reisman (October 17, 2018, 7:38 PM EDT) -- General counsel are pointing to four law firms they view as the most fearsomely competent litigators and the ones they least wish to see on the other side of the table, a survey released Wednesday revealed.

According to BTI Consulting Group's 2019 Litigation Outlook report, the so-called "Fearsome Foursome" — the quartet of firms "striking the utmost fear into the hearts of seasoned general counsel and legal decision makers" — are Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP and Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP.

"We wear that as a badge of honor," said Randy Mastro,...

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