Southeast Powerhouse Is the Only Midsize Law Firm Ranked at Top by National Corporate Clients in Recent BTI Consulting Group Report
Nashville, Tenn. (September 13, 2010) – Bass, Berry & Sims PLC is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized as one of a select few "standout" law firms most sought after by corporate clients during high-stakes securities litigation matters.
In the BTI Consulting Group's Litigation Outlook 2011 report, Bass, Berry & Sims is the only midsize firm included in the group of 14 "standout" firms.
"Bass, Berry & Sims is deeply honored to be recognized by corporate counsel and by our colleagues at other law firms across the nation as a top firm for securities litigation," said Overton Thompson, III, Chair of the firm’s Litigation Practice based in Nashville, TN. "It is a testament to the quality of our practice and our level of client service that we were the only firm listed with less than 300 attorneys."
"The fact that we are the only midsize firm listed is all the more significant, considering the intensified focus on cost-efficiency among corporate legal purchasers," added Thompson. "Clients have had renewed interest in midsize law firms and the quality of service they can provide. As such, our unique ranking on the BTI list sends an especially powerful message to the marketplace."
BTI's Litigation Outlook 2011 report is based on a survey, including one-on-one interviews, of over 300 Fortune 1000 General Counsel, in-house litigation counsel, and litigation practice leaders at AmLaw 200 law firms.
Bass, Berry & Sims is in good company with other "standout" firms including global mega-firms such as Sullivan & Cromwell, Latham & Watkins, and Cravath. For more information on BTI’s Litigation Outlook 2011 report, including a complete list of honored firms, please visit http://bticonsulting.com/.
Along with being the only midsize firm on the list of standouts, Bass, Berry & Sims is also one of only two firms named from the Southeast. Bass, Berry & Sims has offices in Nashville, Memphis, and Knoxville, Tennessee.
Bass, Berry & Sims has more than 30 attorneys handling a wide diversity of securities litigation work. The firm has been involved in securities litigation stemming from the credit crisis, including cases involving securities and shareholder class action defense, as well as multiple major corporate transactions.
Bass, Berry & Sims also recently received top recognition from Chambers USA and was honored with 74 attorneys listed by The Best Lawyers in America®.
About Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
With more than 200 attorneys representing numerous publicly traded companies and Fortune 500 businesses, Bass, Berry & Sims has been involved in some of the largest and most significant litigation matters and business transactions in the country. For more information, visit www.bassberry.com.