“This new index gives a clear view into the weight each firm gives to its visibility on the Internet, as well as the effectiveness of the effort,” said Paul Gladen, founder and president of Muzeview. “Some firms, such as Morrison & Foerster and WilmerHale, are showing a good profile on industry blogs, which means their Web strategy is paying off in terms of getting the firm discussed among the online legal community.”
The number one firm on the web is apparently Jones Day:
The Index, released today, shows a number one ranking for Jones Day, the Cleveland, OH-based firm with 2,204 lawyers, by no means the largest. DLA Piper and Baker & McKenzie, the two largest US law firms in terms of 2007 revenue and number of lawyers, ranked third and fourth respectively.
Even though the rankings take into account the number of times firms are mentioned on “industry related blogs,” Cadwalader doesn’t crack the top 25. Maybe the perception of some of the CWT defenders doesn’t match reality?
Check out the top 25 after the jump and see if your firm is one that people like to talk about.
MUZEVIEW– RANKINGS — LAW FIRM WEB PRESENCE INDEX
1 Jones Day
2 Mayer Brown
3 DLA Piper
4 Baker & McKenzie
5 McDermott, Will & Emery
6 Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
7 Morrison & Foerster
8 Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
9 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
11 Kirkland & Ellis
12 Latham & Watkins
13 White & Case
14 Sidley Austin
15 Hogan & Hartson
17 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
18 Weil, Gotshal & Manges
19 O’Melveny Myers
20 Shearman & Sterling
21 Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
22 Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker
23 Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
24 Sullivan & Cromwell
25 Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Muzeview Law Firm Web Presence Index [Muzeview]