Thirty leading US game law firms named

Thirty leading US game law firms named

By Rob Crossley

January 7th 2011 at 1:28PM

Industry has 'more game attorneys than ever'

A nationwide US study has hand-picked the thirty leading US game law groups from a pool of over five hundred.

The list can be found below.

According to industry publication Interactive Age, the number of attorneys specialising in the games business has risen to 530 across the United States.

N. Evan Van Zelfden, editorial director for Interactive Age, said the appeal of the games sector is how it lets attorneys “leverage all of their expertise across the board for a single client".

Perkins Coie LLP was named the number one game law firm in the US, followed by Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Jones Day LLP, and in fifth place, Kenyon & Kenyon LLP.

The methodology behind the study was not disclosed.

   1. Perkins Coie LLP
   2. Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
   3. Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
   4. Jones Day LLP
   5. Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
   6. Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
   7. Thompson & Knight LLP
   8. SNR Denton LLP
   9. Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  10. Loeb & Loeb LLP
  11. Irell & Manella LLP
  12. Bryan Cave LLP
  13. Fish & Richardson P.C.
  14. Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  15. Fenwick & West LLP
  16. Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP
  17. Davis & Gilbert LLP
  18. Baker & McKenzie SCP
  19. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  20. Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP
  21. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
  22. Winston & Strawn LLP
  23. Harbottle & Lewis LLP
  24. Nixon Peabody LLP
  25. Davis LLP
  26. Morrison & Foerster, LLP
  27. Munck Carter, LLP
  28. Haynes and Boone, LLP
  29. Howrey LLP
  30. Jenner & Block LLP