Awards & Recognition
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 our attorneys receive at the local, state, and national level serve as a testament to the exceptional work and superior service that we provide
A Preeminent Firm
Vorys is a leader among law firms. Thanks to the excellence of its attorneys, in 2023 Vorys was named one of three Ohio "Regional Powerhouse" firms by Law360. According to Law360, the firm's recognized for this honor "have capitalized on Ohio's robust business environment while still looking beyond geographic limitations to build nationally recognized brands.”
- Vorys was recognized as a “Leading Firm” in 15 practice areas by Chambers and Partners (Chambers USA 2023 and Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2023).
- Vorys was recognized by clients for delivering the best levels of client service and named a "Client Service A-Team" firm. (2022 BTI Consulting Client Service survey).
- Vorys was named a "Best Law Firm" nationally in 18 practice areas and in 96 metropolitan–based practices (2024 Best Lawyers Best Law Firms).
- In 2020, Vorys was named one of only six “Midsize Powerhouse” firms nationally by BTI Consulting Group. Through its in-depth interviews of more than 340 companies in 17 industries, BTI says Vorys was recognized by clients as “bringing the same level of confidence and reliability as the big firms” and is known to “provide up-close counsel and trusted advice."
- Vorys was recognized as one of America's Top Corporate Law Firms in 2019 (Forbes Magazine survey).
- Vorys represents 16 of the 24 Ohio-based Fortune 500 companies (based upon 2021 Fortune 500 list).
- Vorys represents more than half of the NRF’s Top 25 retailers and nearly one-third of the Top 100 (based on NRF’s Top 100 for 2020).
- Vorys provides legal services to 15 of the 20 largest companies in Central Ohio.
- Vorys has been identified by 23 Fortune 500 companies as a Go-To Law Firm. The firm was recognized by these clients in six practice areas: contracts litigation, intellectual property litigation, labor and employment law, labor litigation, patent prosecution and torts litigation. Vorys has been on this annual Corporate Counsel list for 12 consecutive years.
- 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 named a Top Lead Legal Advisor by American Banker magazine (2007).
- 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).
- Law360 RegionalPowerhouse
Vorys is proud to announce that the firm has been named one of three “Ohio Powerhouse” firms by Law360. According to the publication, the law firms recognized as Ohio Powerhouses for 2023 “have capitalized on Ohio's robust business environment while still looking beyond geographic limitations to build nationally recognized brands”
More specifically, Law360 notes that Vorys “corporate and mergers and acquisition work, along with full-service labor-and-employment, litigation and retail teams, has made Vorys a Midwest standout.”
Many of our lawyers have been recognized as national leaders in their practice area. Vorys attorneys have been inducted into the American College 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.
- The firm has 115 lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America List and 44 lawyers on The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America List (2024).
- Vorys has 16 Super Lawyers (2023) and 25 Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2023).
- Thirty-three Vorys attorneys were recognized as “Leading Lawyers” by Chambers and Partners - a legal industry publishing company that selects attorneys based upon the results of interviews with in-house counsel and private practitioners (2023).
The Vorys online seller enforcement team received the InnovAction Award by The College of Law Practice Management. The award recognizes firms for outstanding innovation in the delivery of legal services (2017).
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 (BTI Consulting Group’s Survey of Client Service Performance for Law Firms).
- 159 Vorys Lawyerson 2024 Best Lawyers in America Lists
Vorys is pleased to announce that 159 Vorys attorneys were included on the 2024 Best Lawyers in America lists. Vorys’ lawyers were included in all three of the individual award categories: Best Lawyers, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America and “Lawyer of the Year”