Vault Names Williams & Connolly Most Selective Law Firm and Best Firm for White Collar Defense

July 2022

For the thirteenth consecutive year, Vault has ranked Williams & Connolly as the #1 firm in the United States for White Collar Defense & Internal Investigations.  Vault also recognized Williams & Connolly again as the #1 most selective law firm in the country.  When asked about firm culture, one respondent described Williams & Connolly as “[c]ollegial and highly team-oriented” as well as “incredibly positive.”  Another respondent noted that the firm’s workplace has “a huge focus on diversity [and] doesn’t just pay lip service to diversity issues but takes concrete action.”

In addition, the firm received top rankings in several areas within the following categories:

Best Law Firm by Practice Area

  • #1 White Collar Defense & Internal Investigations
  • #2 Appellate Litigation
  • #8 General Commercial Litigation
  • #14 Antitrust

Best Law Firm by Region

  • #3 Washington, D.C. Law Firm

Best Law Firm to Work For

  • #8 Career Outlook
  • #12 Associate/Partner Relations

Summer Associate Programs

  • #1 Social Experiences
  • #1 Attorney Interactions
  • #3 Best Summer Associate Program
  • #5 Career Development

To see the full list of rankings, click here.

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