Awards and Accolades

Leading third-party sources consistently recognize Pillsbury for excellence. Recent awards and rankings include:

BTI Litigation Outlook 2017
In BTI's Litigation Outlook 2017 report, Pillsbury's Litigation practice was named a Standout Firm for securities and finance litigation and an Awesome Opponent on the list of litigation firms most feared by clients.
BTI Litigation Outlook 2017
In BTI's Litigation Outlook 2017 report, Pillsbury's Litigation practice was named a Standout Firm for securities and finance litigation and an Awesome Opponent on the list of litigation firms most feared by clients.
HFMWeek's U.S. Hedge Fund Services Awards 2016
Pillsbury was named Best Onshore Law Firm for Hedge Fund Startups. In 2015, the firm was named Best Onshore Law Firm for Client Service.
2015 Financial Times US Innovative Lawyer
The Financial Times identifies Pillsbury as one of North America's most innovative law firms.
BTI Most Recommended Firms
Pillsbury One of the 25 Most Recommended Law Firms Among GCs.
2016 Chambers Global
Six practices and 25 Pillsbury attorneys have been ranked among the world’s top lawyers according to 2016 Chambers Global Guide.
2016 Chambers USA
Pillsbury scored 32 practices and 90 individual lawyer rankings in this latest edition. Twelve Pillsbury practices honored were recognized as national in terms of reach and quality of offerings.
2015 Chambers United Kingdom
2015 Chambers UK ranks Pillsbury's Outsourcing and Information Technology practices among the UK's finest.
2015 Chambers Asia Pacific
2015 Chambers Asia Pacific ranks Pillsbury's Construction Counseling & Dispute Resolution practice among Asia Pacific's finest.
2017 US News & World Report/Best Lawyers 
In the annual edition of US News & World Report/Best Lawyers' survey of America’s best law firms, Pillsbury garnered 80 Tier 1 practice rankings in its survey of America’s Best law firms.
2017 US News & World Report/Best Lawyers 
Pillsbury was named "Law Firm of the Year" for Litigation – Construction Law by US News & World Report/Best Lawyers.
2015 Legal 500 US
Pillsbury gained 102 lawyer rankings covering 27 practices in its 2015 US edition.
2015 Legal 500 United Kingdom
Legal 500 ranked eight Pillsbury partners in six different practice areas in their 2015 UK edition.
2015 Legal 500 Latin America
Legal 500 ranked two Pillsbury partners and practice areas - Corporate M&A and Capital Markets.
2015 Legal 500 Asia Pacific
Legal 500 Asia ranks Pillsbury's China Practice under the best foreign firms for Corporate M&A work.
2016 Law360 Groups of the Year
Pillsbury's Insurance practice was named among legal practice "Groups of the Year" in 2016, according to legal industry wire service Law360.
2015 Corporate Counsel "Go-To Firm"
According to an in-house counsel survey of Fortune 500 companies, Pillsbury was named a "go-to firm" in the area of Intellectual Property Litigation.
Who's Who Legal 2015
London-based Law Business Research recognized 35 Pillsbury attorneys in over 15 practice areas.
2015 Euromoney's Best of the Best USA
Six Pillsbury partners named among the 30 Best Attorneys in their respective practice areas (Expert Guides to Leading Lawyers).
2016 Working Mother Top 100 Companies
Pillsbury has appeared on Working Mother magazine's list of 100 Best Companies for the past 11 years, including one year as the only law firm ever named among the Top 10 companies.
2017 HRC's Corporate Equality Index
For 11 years in a row, Pillsbury has earned a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index, which rates businesses on their workplace equality policies for LGBT workers. 
California Minority Counsel Program
Pillsbury is a 25-year member of the California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP). CMCP is dedicated to promoting diversity in the legal profession by providing attorneys of color with access to and opportunity for business and professional development. In 2014, two Pillsbury attorneys were inducted into the inaugural CMCP Diversity Leader Hall of Fame.
2015 Women in Law Empowerment
Received a Gold Standard certification for four consecutive years (2011-2015) from the Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) for the number of women partners holding firmwide leadership positions.
2016 NAFE Top 50 Companies for Executive Women
Pillsbury has been named to the NAFE (National Association for Female Executives) Top 50 Companies for Executive Women four years running.