The Legal 500 USA Submission Guidelines Announced Today: New Rankings and Best Practices

Posted by Georgie Palm
August 16, 2022

Last week, the editors of The Legal 500 USA guide held a preview webinar to discuss some of the changes to the awards and process for this year’s submissions. First and foremost, The Legal 500 schedule for this year’s submissions:

The editors also discussed certain highlights and changes to the awards – below is an outline:

The next edition will include rankings in these new areas:

The Legal 500 has made the following amendments to these existing areas:

Also new this year is what the editors are calling spotlights. These are not tiered ranking categories, but rather another way for firms to be listed in niche areas:

In addition to following the guidelines that The Legal 500 editors put forth, it also is important to heed some basic best practices in order to be considered among the leading law firms in the United States.

Our Poston Content team has a winning track record of writing successful awards and legal directories submissions, including The Legal 500 and its chief competitor, Chambers & Partners. Click here to learn more about our team or contact us today.