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For the second consecutive year, Morrison & Foerster was named the No. 1 clean technology law firm by Vault.com as part of its annual practice area rankings. This year, the San Francisco-based Morrison & Foerster tied with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati for the top spot.

To determine the rankings, Vault polled nearly 17,000 associates to vote for up to three firms they consider strongest in their own practice area; however, they were not permitted to vote for their own firm. The company says its rankings are used by law students and associates as a resource for career searches.

According to Vault, here are the top 10 cleantech law firms:

1. Morrison & Foerster / Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (tie)

2. Latham & Watkins

3. Cooley

4. Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

5. Baker Botts

6. Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner

7. Vinson & Elkins

8. Chadbourne & Parke

9. Stoel Rives

10. Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy


Here are the Top 10 energy law firms:

1. Sidley Austin

2. Baker Botts

3. Vinson & Elkins

4. Latham & Watkins

5. Bracewell & Giuliani / Skadden (tie)

6. Norton Rose Fulbright

7. Van Ness Feldman

8. Chadbourne & Parke

9. Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy

10. Morgan Lewis & Bockius / White & Case / Thompson & Knight (tie)


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