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The BTI Litigation Outlook 2024:

Navigating Litigation Spending in the New Unpredictable World

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Unexpected litigation is rampant. Novel and complex claims are driving a new stream of litigation.

The impacts are clear:

  • Litigation spending on outside counsel is growing again in 2024 for the 4th year
  • The caseload is growing for the 4th year in a row
  • Law firms will have to find the 54% of clients who are increasing outside counsel spending for litigation in 2024. You have to find them because they are no longer searching far and wide for the perfect law firms.

Only the BTI Litigation Outlook 2024 maps out exactly where the spending is and isn’t – enabling you to target your business development efforts to the best and most robust opportunities.

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Corporate Counsel Believe You

They know your firm tried and won tons of cases. But — they want to know different insights about the specifics of their different types of litigation — especially in:

    • Complex Commercial
    • Labor and Employment
    • Product Liability
    • Class Actions
    • IP

Target your business development strategies around what matters to clients in each of the 8 litigation segments.

The Law Firms Likely to Get the Business — by Name

The BTI Litigation Outlook 2024 details the firms clients identify as best to deliver in each of the 8 litigation segments — by name and rank — including:

  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Complex Employment Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • IP Litigation
  • Securities and Finance Litigation
  • Product Liability Litigation
  • Cybersecurity Litigation

You have only one place to see where your firm ranks — the BTI Litigation Outlook 2024 — use it to build, defend, and bolster your market position.

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The Opportunity Heat Map

Target your business development budget, plans, and efforts to the absolute best opportunities in the market today.

The BTI Fearsome Foursome

Congratulations to The BTI Fearsome Foursome of 2024 and, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, for being ranked number 1 for the 2nd year in a row.

Quinn Emanuel

Jones Day

Kirkland & Ellis

Gibson Dunn

Defer Billing Until January 2024

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Compare Your Performance Against 8 Competitors of Your Choice

Or, we can tell you who clients say you compete with and compare your firm to this group — you are likely to be surprised.

This insightful, custom analysis is included in the price of your report.


The BTI Litigation Outlook 2024: Navigating Litigation Spending in the New Unpredictable World is based solely on in-depth telephone interviews with leading legal decision makers. This comprehensive analysis trends data from more than 280 interviews conducted throughout the pandemic.

This research is independent and unbiased — no law firm or organization other than BTI sponsors this study.

Each year, BTI reaches out to a strategically designed group of top legal decision makers at large organizations with $1 billion or more in revenue. We target the decision makers in the industries who spend the most on legal affairs as well as thought leaders and innovative Chief Legal Officers. Our survey also includes Chief Legal Operating Officers and business executives who hire and influence the selection and hiring of law firms.

Participants are granted confidentiality at the individual and organizational level.

Executive Summary

The BTI Litigation Outlook 2024: Navigating Litigation Spending in the New Unpredictable World is chock full of insight, unavailable anywhere else.

It guides you through this new and frenzied market — and beyond. Discover exactly where to invest and target resources with precision, and see the 208 firms leading the litigation market.

For a more in-depth look at the BTI Litigation Outlook 2024, download a complimentary copy of the executive summary or reach out to BTI Consulting with any questions.

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Your copy of BTI Litigation Outlook 2024 also includes unlimited telephone support. Call us to discuss any aspect of the market and this report — all included with your purchase.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

If the BTI Litigation Outlook 2024 doesn’t meet your highest expectations, we will give you a full refund. No questions asked.

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Join the more than 150 law firms relying on the BTI Litigation Outlook 2024 as their definitive guide to the litigation market.

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BTI will invoice your firm for the report.

Your firm will receive an invoice within 1 week of your order. This invoice is due within 30-days.

Deferred Billing

BTI will invoice your firm In January 2024.

Your firm can pay this invoice within 30 days, or you can settle this invoice with a credit card.

Payment Plan

BTI will invoice your firm in equal installments over a 4-month period.

You can begin the installments upon purchase, or in January 2024, at your option.