Honors and Awards
We are honored by the fact that the service we provide to our clients continuously receives commendation and praise. Our firm’s preeminence and the recognition that its attorneys receive at the local, state, and national level serve as a testament to the exceptional work and superior service that Vorys provides.
A Preeminent Firm
Vorys is a leader among law firms. Thanks to the excellence of its attorneys, Vorys was one of 42 law firms nationwide to be named a "Cross-Practice Powerhouse Law Firm" in the 2008 BTI Consulting Group’s Power Rankings survey of the general counsel, in-house counsel, CEOs, and CFOs of the Fortune 1000 companies. Also:
- Vorys was ranked a “Primary Firm” in the practice of corporate law and securities law in a survey of general counsel, in-house counsel, CEOs, and CFOs of Fortune 1000 Companies (2008 BTI Consulting Group’s Power Rankings survey)
- Vorys was recognized by the general counsel, in-house counsel, CEOs, and CFOs of the Fortune 1000 businesses as one of the top 25 law firms nationally that provides legal services to the Industrial Manufacturing and Retail Trades industries (2006 BTI Consulting Group’s Power Rankings survey)
- Vorys has been identified by several of its largest clients as a Go-To Law Firm® in the areas of litigation, labor and employment, banking and finance, securities, and corporate transactions in surveys of the general counsels of the Fortune 500 companies (2003-2012 Fortune and Corporate Counsel magazines)
- Vorys was recognized as a “Leading Firm” in 10 practice areas by Chambers and Partners (2012)
- Vorys was named a Top Lead Legal Advisor by American Banker magazine (2007)
- Vorys represents 14 of the 27 Ohio-based Fortune 500 companies (based upon 2011 Fortune 500 list)
- Vorys provides legal services to 15 of the 20 largest companies in Central Ohio
- For the 12th consecutive year, Vorys was named the best corporate law firm in Columbus, Ohio by Corporate Board Member magazine (2012)
Many of our lawyers have been recognized as national leaders in their practice area. Vorys attorneys have been inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, the American College of Mortgage Attorneys, the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, the American College of Bankruptcy, and the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.
For 14 years, Vorys had more lawyers listed in The American Lawyer Magazine’s Best Lawyers in America® than any other law firm in Ohio. Thirty-five Vorys attorneys were recognized as “Leading Lawyers” by Chambers USA - a legal industry publication that selects attorneys based upon the results of interviews with in-house counsel (2012). Additionally:
- A Vorys partner was recently named among the “100 Most Influential Lawyers in America” and the “50 Most Influential Women In America” (June 2006 and May 2007 National Law Journal)
- Several Vorys attorneys have been recognized by the general counsel, in-house counsel, CEOs, and CFOs of the Fortune 1000 businesses as Client Service All-Stars for their unsurpassed excellence in serving clients (2006 & 2007 BTI Consulting Group’s Survey of Client Service Performance for Law Firms)