Firm Earns Top Rankings from U.S. News and Best Lawyers

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati ranked highly both nationally and in several geographies in the 2013 "Best Law Firms" survey recently published by U.S. News and Best Lawyers. Nationally, the firm received top rankings in the areas of biotechnology law, mergers & acquisitions law, private equity law, securities/capital markets law, and venture capital law. The firm also received top rankings in several metropolitan areas, including Austin, the Bay Area, San Diego, and Seattle. In addition, the firm earned high rankings in numerous other categories, including litigation (IP, M&A, regulatory enforcement, securities, commercial, and eminent domain), corporate, corporate compliance, corporate governance, employment, patent, real estate, securities regulation, securitization and structured finance, tax, energy, and information technology law.

Overall, U.S. News and Best Lawyers ranked more than 10,000 firms in 118 practice areas in 170 metropolitan areas and 8 states. As in previous years, the rankings were based on an evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review, and additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

For more information, please click here to view the full rankings. The top national rankings will be featured in a special "Money" issue published by U.S. News & World Report in November 2012.