US News' Plan To Rank Law Firms Sparks ABA Study

Law360, New York (February 9, 2010, 6:18 PM EST) -- Spurred by last year's announcement that U.S. News and World Report magazine is planning to rank law firms the way it ranks law schools, the American Bar Association has decided to study the way such rankings are compiled.

The ABA's House of Delegates passed a resolution calling for the study at a meeting Monday in Orlando. The final version of the resolution deleted language from the proposal specifically mentioning U.S. News and asking lawyers to consider whether the rankings promote the “core values” of the legal...
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