Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP has been recognized as a 2014 Go-To Law Firm® in American Lawyer Media’s (ALM) eleventh annual survey of in-house counsel at the top 500 companies in the United States. Less than one percent of all law firms in the U.S. are recognized with this respected honor each year and Vorys has been recognized in multiple practice areas every year since the inception of the survey.
This year, 17 of the largest and most respected companies in the nation named Vorys as their firm of choice. 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.
The Fortune 500 companies that named Vorys as their go-to firm come from numerous industries including, retail financial institutions, energy and manufacturing. The companies are:
- Abbott Laboratories
- Big Lots, Inc.
- Cardinal Health
- Dana Holding
- Fifth Third Bancorp
- General Dynamics
- Goodyear Tire & Rubber
- Hess Corporation
- Illinois Tool Works
- L Brands
- Principal Financial
- Wal-Mart Stores
- Western & Southern Financial Group
The survey results will appear in ALM’s 2014 edition of “In-House Law Departments at the Top 500 Companies.” In the survey, ALM asked general counsel at the top 500 U.S. companies which outside law firms they turn to first to handle their most challenging legal needs and which firms they preferred in a variety of practice areas. The survey along with research from key databases formed the basis for the Vorys’ selection as a Go-To Law Firm®.
To learn more about the survey of in-house counsel, please visit the ALM website.
About Vorys: Vorys was established in 1909 and has grown to be one of the largest Ohio-based law firms with nearly 375 attorneys in seven offices in Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Akron, Ohio; Washington, D.C.; Houston, Texas; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Vorys currently ranks as one of the 200 largest law firms in the United States according to American Lawyer magazine.