These Firms Steered The Most Cases In The Last 3 Years

By Xiumei Dong (February 18, 2021, 3:32 PM EST) -- Attorneys have fielded hundreds of thousands of civil lawsuits in federal district court on behalf of clients in the past three years, excluding multidistrict litigation cases, according to Lex Machina's Law Firms Activity Report released on Thursday, which ranks the law firms for the case volume they filed.

The report looks back and analyzes law firm activity in 15 practice areas and as a whole from 2018 to 2020. Due to the unprecedented disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, it also breaks down cases that were filed because of the virus.

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