Law Firm Challenge
2014 Current Standings
(as of June 26, 2014)

These standings reflect giving for the 2014 fiscal year, which began July 1, 2013 and ends June 30, 2014.

On behalf of BU Law, thank you to all of our alumni employed at law firms who have participated in the 2014 Law Firm Challenge. Your support and generosity makes a difference in the lives of current and future BU Law students! Special thanks also to our alumni who served as their firm’s representative. Your leadership and enthusiasm drives this effort.

Firms with 500 or more Attorneys

Highest Alumni Participation
1st Place: Akerman LLP: 65%
2nd Place: Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP: 50%

3rd Place: Foley & Lardner LLP: 42%


Dollars Raised
1st Place: Kirkland & Ellis LLP: $516,290
2nd Place: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP: $60,100

3rd Place: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP: $40,250


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Firms with 100 – 499 Attorneys

Highest Alumni Participation
1st Place (tie): Chadborne & Parke LLP and Cravath, Swaine & Moore: 40%
2nd Place: LeClairRyan: 30%

3rd Place: Loeb & Loeb LLP: 25%

Dollars Raised
1st Place: Foley Hoag LLP: $5,550
2nd Place: Brown Rudnick LLP: $5,150
3rd Place: Robinson & Cole LLP: $2,800

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Firms with 25 – 99 Attorneys

Highest Alumni Participation
1st Place: Peabody & Arnold LLP: 50%
2nd Place: Fletcher, Tilton & Whipple, PC: 30%

3rd Place: Riemer & Braunstein LLP: 29%

Dollars Raised
1st Place: Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green PA: $10,100
2nd Place: Riemer & Braunstein: $3,200
3rd Place: Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster: $3,000


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Firms with 5 – 24 Attorneys

Highest Alumni Participation
1st Place: Desmond, Strang & Scott LLP: 50%
2nd Place: Jager Smith PC: 40%

3rd Place (tie): Ruberto, Israel & Weiner PC and Sugarman and Sugarman, PC: 33%

Dollars Raised
1st Place: Sugarman and Sugarman PC: $151,153
2nd Place: Ruberto, Israel & Weiner PC: $2,500

3rd Place: Jager Smith PC: $1,650

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Participating Firms with 500+ Attorneys

Akerman LLP; Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP; Allen & Overy LLP; Arnold & Porter LLP; Baker & McKenzie; Ballard Spahr LLP; Bingham McCutchen LLP; Bryan Cave LLP; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP; Cooley LLP; Covington & Burling LLP; Crowell & Moring LLP; Davis Wright Tremaine LLP; Dechert LLP; DLA Piper; Duane Morris LLP; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP; Ernst & Young LLP; Foley & Lardner LLP; Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP; Fulbright & Jaworski LLP; Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP; Goodwin Procter LLP; Greenberg Traurig, LLP; Hogan Lovells  LLP; Holland & Knight LLP; Hunton & Williams LLP; Jackson Lewis LLP; Jones Day; K&L Gates LLP; Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP; Kirkland & Ellis LLP; Latham & Watkins LLP; Littler Mendelson P.C.; Locke Lord LLP; Mayer Brown LLP; McDermott Will & Emery; Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C.; Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP; Morrison & Foerster LLP; Nixon Peabody LLP; Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP; Patton Boggs LLP; Paul Hastings LLP; Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP; Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP; Proskauer Rose LLP; Reed Smith LLP; Ropes & Gray LLP; Seyfarth Shaw LLP; Shearman & Sterling LLP; Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP; Sidley Austin LLP, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; SNR Dentron; Sullivan & Cromwell LLP; Troutman Sanders LLP; Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; White & Case LLP; WilmerHale; Wilson Elser; Winston & Strawn LLP

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Participating Firms with 100 - 499 Attorneys

Blank Rome LLP; Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione; Brown Rudnick LLP; Burns & Levinson LLP; Cadwalader, Wickersham, & Taft LLP; Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP; Chadbourne & Parke LLP; Choate Hall & Stewart LLP; Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard PA; Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP; Cullen and Dyckman; Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP; Day Pitney LLP; Dickstein Shapiro LLP; Dykema Gossett PLLC; Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott LLC; Fish & Richardson, P.C.; Foley Hoag LLP; Goulston & Storrs; Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP; Hughes Hubbard and Reed LLP; Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP; Kaye Scholer LLP; Kelley Drye & Warren LLP; Kenyon & Kenyon LLP; LeClairRyan; Loeb & Loeb LLP; Lowenstein Sandler LLP; Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP; McCarter & English, LLP; McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP; Morrison Mahoney LLP; Murtha Cullina LLP; Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP; Pepper Hamilton LLP; Pierce Atwood LLP; Robinson & Cole LLP; Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP; Sedgwick LLP; Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP; Sullivan & Worcester LLP; Vedder Price; Verrill Dana LLP

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Participating Firms with 25 - 99 Attorneys

Adler, Pollock & Sheehan, P.C.; Bacon Wilson, P.C.; Bernkopf Goodman LLP; Bowditch & Dewey LLP; Cohen & Wolf, P.C.; Fletcher, Tilton & Whipple, P.C.; Hemenway & Barnes LLP; McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton, P.A.; Mirick, O'Connell, DeMallie & Lougee LLP; Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass; Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP; Peabody & Arnold LLP; Posternak Blankstein & Lund LLP; Prince Lobel Tye LLP; Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster; Riemer & Braunstein LLP; Rubin and Rudman LLP; Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green PA; Tarlow Breed Hart & Rodgers, P.C.; Wadleigh, Starr, and Peters, LLC

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Participating Firms with 5 - 24 Attorneys

Craig and Macauley P.C.; Desmond, Strang & Scott LLP; Jager Smith P.C.; Levin & Levin LLP; Ruberto, Israel & Weiner, P.C.; Sugarman and Sugarman, P.C.

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Again thank you for your participation. Your commitment and support enables BU School of Law to continue to be one of the very best law schools in the country.

If you would like to learn more about the Law Firm Challenge, please contact Caroline Kernan at ckernan@bu.edu or 617-358-5459.