Legal Announcement – Morgan Lewis Tops Rankings by Summer Associates for Second Year in Row

First among national law firms and in three California offices, fourth overall—

PHILADELPHIA, November 2, 2007: LAWFUEL – Law Firm Newswire – For the second year in a row, Morgan Lewis was the top-ranked national firm in the 2007 Summer Associate Survey, as reported in the November 2007 issue of The American Lawyer Student Edition. Overall, the firm ranked 4th out of 169 firms. This follows last year’s stunning jump from number 122 to number 7. Morgan Lewis also was the top-ranked Los Angeles firm, the top-ranked Palo Alto firm, the top-ranked San Francisco firm, and a top 10 finisher in every city where we were ranked.

“We have been so impressed by the talent pool of law students interested in Morgan Lewis,” said Eric Kraeutler, Firmwide Hiring Partner. “Our 2007 Summer Associates were fantastic, and we are gratified that such an extraordinary group ranked Morgan Lewis so highly. To rank first among all national firms for the second year in a row, and to be so consistently highly ranked across all of our offices, is particularly gratifying.”

The most significant improvements came in Los Angeles, Palo Alto, and Washington, D.C., where the firm jumped from 4th to 1st place—in both California cities—and from 6th to 2nd place in the nation’s capital. The survey findings across the country reflect an impressive consensus and enthusiasm among summer associates in all Morgan Lewis offices, almost 98% of whom responded to The American Lawyer survey.

City-by-city results for Morgan Lewis were as follows:

National firms: 1st out of 36 firms
Los Angeles 1st out of 35 firms
New York: 3rd out of 85 firms
Palo Alto: 1st out of 20 firms
Philadelphia: 6th out of 17 firms
San Francisco: 1st out of 22 firms
Washington, D.C.: 2nd out of 62 firms

About Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Morgan Lewis is a global law firm with more than 1,300 lawyers in 22 offices located in Beijing, Boston, Brussels, Chicago, Dallas, Frankfurt, Harrisburg, Houston, Irvine, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Palo Alto, Paris, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Princeton, San Francisco, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C. For more information about Morgan Lewis, please visit

Frances Marine
Public Relations Manager-East Coast
[email protected]

Eric Kraeutler
Firmwide Hiring Partner
[email protected]


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