ATLANTA and WASHINGTON—Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is pleased to announce that the firm was ranked for the tenth consecutive year as one of the top 10 law firms in the country for training according to the 2017 annual survey conducted by Vault. The firm received a sixth overall ranking for informal training, mentoring and sponsorship.
In addition to the national prestige rankings, Sutherland ranked among the top 25 for “Best Law Firms to Work For,” “Formal Training,” “Associate/Partner Relations,” “Substantive Work” and “Satisfaction.” The firm was also ranked among the top 10 for “Best Law Firms in Atlanta” and among the top 15 for “Best Law Firms for Tax Law.”
“Our training initiatives, including the Career Planning Program and Sutherland Asbill & Brennan Legal Education (SABLE), continue to thrive because of the time and effort our lawyers devote to professional development,” said Sutherland Managing Partner Mark D. Wasserman. “These efforts help sustain a culture of excellence and learning that in turn helps us provide our clients with the very best work and service. We are pleased that we have been recognized in the top 10 this year in the Vault survey.”
A national media company focused on career-related publications and resources, Vault polls thousands of law firm associates and formulates their responses into its subsequent rankings. Overall attorney satisfaction carries a 25% weight, while Vault researchers also consider factors such as business outlook, hours, pay, associate/partner relations, diversity, formal training, informal training and mentoring, and pro bono activity.
Learn more about Sutherland’s professional development efforts.
ABOUT SUTHERLAND ASBILL & BRENNAN LLP
Sutherland is an international legal service provider helping the world’s largest companies, industry leaders, sector innovators and business entrepreneurs solve their biggest challenges and reach their business goals. More than 400 lawyers across seven major practice areas—corporate, energy and environmental, financial services, intellectual property, litigation, real estate and tax—provide the framework for an extensive range of focus areas. Sutherland is composed of associated legal practices that are separate entities, doing business in the United States as Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, and as Sutherland (Europe) LLP in London and Geneva. Sutherland (Europe) LLP is a limited liability partnership and is registered in England and Wales with registered number OC348198. Its registered office is at Marble Quay, St. Katharine Docks, London E1W 1UH. Sutherland (Europe) LLP is authorized and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales whose regulatory requirements can be accessed at http://www.sra.org.uk/solicitors/handbook/code/content.page. A list of the members of Sutherland (Europe) LLP and their professional qualifications is open to inspection at its registered office.