For the third year in a row, Adams and Reese has been named among the Top 100 Law Firms for "delivering superior client service," according to the BTI Client Service A-Team 2010 report.
Adams and Reese, No. 96 on the BTI list, was ranked in a field of more than 500 core law firms serving Fortune 1000 companies - as this is the only client service ranking based solely on unprompted client response during in-depth interviews from corporate counsel. More than 800 Fortune 1000 corporate counsel use this report to evaluate law firms.
BTI is a market research and management consulting firm with more than 20 years of experience and a leader in providing strategic market research, management consulting and executive education to law firms and other professional service firms. For the eighth year in a row, BTI conducted more than 250 interviews with corporate counsel at large and Fortune 1000 companies. BTI probes every aspect of law firms’ relationships and overall performance.
In previous years, Adams and Reese has been named among BTI’s list of Market Movers, Top 100 in Mergers and Acquisitions and its Client Service A-Team. In addition, BTI has previously named Adams and Reese among the most Tech-Savvy Law Firms.
Adams and Reese recently announced that effective January 1, 2010, the firm will add two new Florida offices, St. Petersburg and Sarasota, to its regional footprint adding nearly 60 attorneys and staff formerly with the Ft. Lauderdale-based law firm, Ruden McClosky. The addition of 23 attorneys in Florida further strengthens the regional footprint and client services of Adams and Reese and increases the firm’s size to more than 280 lawyers in twelve offices in eleven markets including: St. Petersburg and Sarasota, FL; Memphis and Nashville, TN; New Orleans and Baton Rouge, LA; Birmingham and Mobile, AL; Houston, TX; Jackson, MS; and Washington, DC.
“We are very pleased to have achieved growth this year while many law firms across the country have been making significant reductions," said Charles P. Adams, Jr., Adams and Reese Managing Partner. "Our firm is a solid, diversified, well-managed firm with a healthy client base located throughout the South Central United States and Washington DC, and our expansion into Florida will further enable us to add value to the services we provide our clients with experience in an even broader geographic region.”
Adams and Reese is a multidisciplinary, regional law firm with offices in Baton Rouge, LA; Birmingham, AL; Houston, TX; Jackson, MS; Memphis, TN; Mobile, AL; Nashville, TN; New Orleans, LA; Sarasota, FL; St. Petersburg, FL; and Washington, DC. American Lawyer once again named Adams and Reese to its distinguished list of the nation’s top 200 firms - “The Am Law 200.” The National Law Journal also lists the firm on the “NLJ 250” of the nation’s largest law firms.