FTI Consulting Announces 17th Annual Corporate Law Firms Rankings

NYSE Governance Services and FTI Consulting Announce 17th Annual Corporate Law Firms Rankings

New York, May 16, 2017 — NYSE Governance Services and FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced the results of the 17th annual America’s Best Corporate Law Firms rankings.

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates received the top ranking, a position it has held since the first survey in 2001.

America’s Best Corporate Law Firms reflects the views of nearly 500 participating directors and general counsel of publicly traded companies. Conducted from December 2016 to March 2017, the survey asks directors and general counsel of U.S. publicly traded companies to select the firms they would most like to represent them in a variety of corporate legal matters. The results are featured each year in the second quarter issue of Corporate Board Member magazine.

“We at FTI Consulting applaud each and every one of the law firms recognized for the industry-leading service they provide,” said Neal Hochberg, Global Leader of the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment at FTI Consulting. “Trusted legal counsel is crucial in today’s complex business environment, and these firms are known for their dedication, commitment and hard work on behalf of clients.”

2017 America’s Best Corporate Law Firms

1. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates
2. Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
3. Jones Day
4. Latham & Watkins LLP
5. Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
6. Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
7. Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
8. Kirkland & Ellis LLP
9. Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
10. Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
11. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
12. Sidley Austin LLP
13. Baker McKenzie
14. Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
15. DLA Piper
16. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
17. Shearman & Sterling LLP
TIE 18. Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
            Hogan Lovells US LLP
20. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
21. Covington & Burling LLP
22. Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
23. Cooley LLP
24. King & Spalding
25. Morrison & Foerster LLP

About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 4,700 employees located in 29 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. The Company generated $1.81 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2016. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn.

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Media Contact:
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matthew.bashalany@fticonsulting.com 

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