We're excited to share the list of 10 best law firms in 2019, according to employees.


The ranking is based on what employees themselves reported in our anonymous Employee Survey about their workplace.

We measured employee satisfaction with an anonymous survey questionnaire.

The survey focused on values such as trust in leadership, team dynamics, personal engagement and satisfaction of individual needs through benefits and perks.


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1. Nelson Hardiman

Nelson Hardiman is a law firm focused exclusively on healthcare and life sciences. Business clients in California and throughout the U.S. turn to us for market-leading counsel on healthcare transactions, litigation, regulatory compliance, and strategy.


2. Nutter, McClennen & Fish

Nutter is a law firm that offers personal and business legal services with offices based in Boston and Hyannis Massachusetts.


3. Lightfoot, Franklin & White

Revered by clients and respected by opponents, Lightfoot is among the most elite litigation firms in the nation. True to its Trial Tough, Solution Savvy mantra, Lightfoot achieved the coveted recognition as a “Top 20 Trial Law Firm” in the U.S. by Benchmark Litigation in 2019.


4. Cades Schutte

They are a full-service law firm with over 70 attorneys, providing superior service in over 20 practice areas from our main office in Honolulu and offices in Kona, Waimea, Kahului, and Lihue. Since the founding of their firm in 1922, Cades attorneys have been called on to serve as counsel in some of the most notable cases and transactions in the State of Hawaii.


5. Hueston Hennigan

With more than 50 lawyers in Southern California, Hueston Hennigan is a litigation boutique that has made a name for itself as one of the go-to trial firms in the country. The firm prides itself in handling high-stakes litigation with an eye toward trial from the start. Business giants like Elon Musk, Sumner Redstone, and Bill Koch call on the firm for counsel.


6. Jacko Law Group, PC

Jacko Law Group, PC ("JLG") is a dedicated team of professionals with broad and extensive background in the securities, corporate and financial industries. As a firm, they leverage the collective knowledge and abilities of our attorneys and professional staff to fully achieve each client's particular goals and to deliver services with efficiency. From SEC regulatory exams and investment adviser counsel to private equity concerns and general corporate counsel, their team is well-equipped to provide the sophisticated legal insight and advocacy their clients require.


7. Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson

Since 1960, Robinson Bradshaw has been providing innovative, valuable legal services to clients across the country. Clients appreciate their distinct collaborative structure, which enables them to approach legal matters differently from other law firms.


8. Bookoff McAndrews

Just six years after opening its doors, BoMc grew to over 30 attorneys, scores of high technology startups and Fortune 500 companies to call clients, and nationwide recognition typically reserved for much more established, larger firms. Their success is rooted in a talented, dedicated group of attorneys and staff, and in a recognition that companies seek value in sophisticated patent counseling.


9. Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz

Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz has one purpose: winning high-stakes trials. Their founding partners have tried over 100 cases to verdict. They know that trials are won by tight-knit teams of smart, innovative, and highly skilled litigators committed to delivering excellent results for their clients.


10. Susman Godfrey

For more than forty years, Susman Godfrey has focused its nationally recognized practice on just one thing: high-stakes commercial litigation. They are one of the nation’s leading litigation boutique law firms with offices in Houston, Seattle, Los Angeles and New York.