Acritas has named 147 Norton Rose Fulbright lawyers to its 2019 Acritas Stars list, which serves as “a source of highly recommended lawyers, put together purely by the clients who pay for those lawyers, with no influence from law firms.”
Following four years of research, Acritas has reviewed more than 10,000 independent nominations of lawyers from law firm clients around the world. More than 8,000 individual lawyers have been identified altogether from 4,300 clients.
Of these lawyers, the Acritas Stars received nominations from more than one client and are hailed as “stand-out lawyers, who create a significant uplift in client satisfaction, advocacy and share of wallet.”
The nominations are collected during a broader research study of senior in-house counsel, Acritas’ global Sharplegal study. The research has revealed the huge impact Acritas Stars make on a variety of performance metrics, including “quality of expertise, closeness to client, being innovative and cost-effective[ness].”
In Acritas’ most recent Global Elite Law Firm Brand Index, Norton Rose Fulbright ranked fourth overall. The global law firm finished fourth for four straight years and placed in the top five for five consecutive years.
Acritas is a global legal services market business research firm, which also conducts Norton Rose Fulbright’s market-leading Litigation Trends Annual Survey.
|Elisa de Wit||Melbourne|
|Joanne Emerson Taqi||Bahrain|
|Klaus von Gierke||Hamburg|
|Mark Lloyd Williams||London|
|Lauren Fine||Cape Town|
|Marelise van der Westhuizen||Johannesburg|
|C. Mark Baker||Houston|
|Clayton Binford||San Antonio|
|Thomas Dowdell||Washington DC|
|James Dreyfus||New York|
|Larry Franceski||Washington DC|
|Kenneth Hansen||Washington DC|
|Charles Johnson||Sao Paulo|
|Jeffrey Margulies||Los Angeles|
|James Marlin||New York|
|Michael McCourt||Sao Paulo|
|Saul Perloff||San Antonio|
|Donald Strauber||New York|
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Norton Rose Fulbright
Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm providing the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. The firm has more than 4,000 lawyers and other legal staff based in Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa and the Middle East.
Recognized for its industry focus, Norton Rose Fulbright is strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare. Through its global risk advisory group, the firm leverages its industry experience with its knowledge of legal, regulatory, compliance and governance issues to provide clients with practical solutions to the legal and regulatory risks facing their businesses.
Norton Rose Fulbright operates in accordance with its global business principles of quality, unity and integrity, aiming to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of its offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.
Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss verein, helps coordinate the activities of Norton Rose Fulbright members but does not itself provide legal services to clients. Norton Rose Fulbright has offices in more than 50 cities worldwide, including London, Houston, New York, Toronto, Mexico City, Hong Kong, Sydney and Johannesburg. For more information, see nortonrosefulbright.com/legal-notices.