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We're proud of our accomplishments and honored to be recognized for our efforts. 

Our distinctions include: 

  • Ranked in The Legal 500 United States (2009-2019)
  • Ranked in Chambers USA (2011-2019)
  • Selected by corporate counsel as one of only 23% of firms disrupting the legal industry by making strategic and tactical moves that others don't (BTI Legal Innovation and Technology Outlook 2019: Clients Rank Their Needs and Law Firm Performance)
  • Ranked in the top 20% of all law firms for providing premium-worthy value (BTI Brand Elite 2018: Client Perceptions of the Best-Branded Law Firms)
  • Ranked in the top 25% of all law firms for Commercial Litigation (BTI Litigation Outlook 2018)
  • Named to the BTI Client Service A-Team 2018
  • Ranked on the list of the largest law firms in Northeast Ohio (Crain’s Cleveland Business) (2003-2018)
  • Received National and Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings (U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”) (2013-2019)
  • Ranked among the “Best of the Best” top law firms in real estate (Midwest Real Estate News) (2013-2019)
  • Ranked on the list of the largest law firms in Los Angeles County (Los Angeles Business Journal) (2015)
  • Named one of the 15 “Most Active Class Action Defendant Law Firms” for 2014 (Class Action Reporter)
  • Named “Ohio Firm of the Year” (Benchmark Litigation) (2013)
  • Received Defense Research Institute's (DRI) Law Firm Diversity Award for 2017
  • Received the 2017 Community Partner of the Year Award (Norman S. Minor Bar Association)
  • Recognized as one of Cleveland’s top 50 companies (“Commission 50”) for our progress in creating, enhancing, and sustaining our diversity and inclusion strategies (The Greater Cleveland Partnership’s Commission on Economic Inclusion) (2012, 2014, and 2015)
  • Ranked consistently in the top five for midsize businesses on Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces (The Plain Dealer survey of Top Workplaces in Northeast Ohio) (2011-2015)
  • Earned Green+ Certification in recognition of our commitment to the environment (Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association) (2012-2014, 2016-2018)
  • Received the inaugural Silver Commuter Choice Award in recognition of our leadership in practicing and promoting environmentally friendly commute options (Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA)) (2014, 2015)
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