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Herbert Smith Freehills’ New York office was featured for the first time and rated highly in Vault’s 2022 “Quality of Life” rankings.

The firm was ranked in the following categories:

  • 4 for Quality of Work
  • 19 for Firm Culture
  • 38 for Best Law Firms to Work For
  • 20 for Hours
  • 21 for Integration of Laterals & Clerks
  • 23 for Satisfaction
  • 29 for Wellness
  • 30 for Racial and Ethnic Diversity

New York managing partner Scott Balber said: “Fostering a culture that allows our talent to thrive, grow and bring their full selves to work every day is something that we value highly. I’m thrilled that these rankings reflect our core beliefs and we are proud to be known as a firm that enables our lawyers to have a rewarding practice they can be proud of.”

The Vault rankings are based on a survey of over 20,000 associates from more than 180 law firms. Vault is a career and education resource platform providing intelligence across industries and professions. Vault’s rankings are based on the assessments of lawyers at peer firms.

The New York office of Herbert Smith Freehills includes a team of seasoned litigators as well as employment experts and international arbitration specialists representing clients in a wide range of commercial litigation, investigations, cross-border matters and class actions throughout the United States. New York is also the hub for the firm's global Latin America practice with a focus on infrastructure and project finance matters. Additionally, New York has a cross-border M&A practice with a focus on outbound investments into Asia-Pac and EMEA.