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The Firms Getting The Most Love From The Supreme Court

Law360, New York (January 25, 2016, 2:45 PM EST) -- A recent study of the 93,000 certiorari petitions filed with the U.S. Supreme Court between 2001 and 2015 shows that a handful of lawyers at a few, elite firms wield enormous power when it comes to winning the justices’ nod for review.

Despite the fact that a measly 1 percent of certiorari petitions are typically granted in a Supreme Court term, a study published Jan. 14 shows that a select few firms win review of an inordinate number of the petitions they file. At the top...
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