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The Law Firms Best at Cybersecurity

By April 25, 2017April 16th, 20207 Comments

Cybersecurity and data privacy is the fastest growing segment of outside counsel spending. It is also the biggest issue keeping clients awake at night. Clients are placing heavy focus on forward-looking, as well as current, cybersecurity issues.

Law firms have been jockeying for position as the market has developed over the last 5 years. And now, clients see a group emerging as the best.

Leading cybersecurity law firms are proactively taking a ground-up approach. They are starting with hosting client-specific briefings educating clients on the business implications and risks—and then focusing on the legal details. Still other firms are finding their ways to Boards to help them understand their risk and exposure.

The firms with the best understanding of the client, and who communicate cybersecurity risk in business terms, win the work for the counselling—and this is the opening for the rest of the cybersecurity-related work.

Please join us in congratulating the following law firms clients identify as leading the charge in cybersecurity:

Best at Cybersecurity:

Baker McKenzie
DLA Piper
Gibson Dunn
Jones Day
Latham & Watkins

Cybersecurity Leaders:

Cleary Gottlieb
Cravath, Swaine & Moore
Davis Polk
Eversheds Sutherland
Fried Frank
Greenberg Traurig
Hogan Lovells
Hunton & Williams
K&L Gates
Kirkland & Ellis
Locke Lord
Paul Hastings
Reed Smith
Sullivan & Cromwell
White & Case

You can learn more about the law firms corporate counsel name as best in cybersecurity, including the 56 law firms named to the Honor Roll of Cybersecurity Firms—as well as what clients are looking for from their law firms—in our new, complimentary report: BTI Law Firms Best at Cybersecurity 2017: Corporate Counsel Rank the Law Firms Leading the Charge on Change.


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