AdvanceLaw was designed by forward-thinking GCs keen to improve the legal market. We provide customized support to each of our GCs, who view us as an extension of their in-house teams. 
 
In sum, we identify strong firms and lawyers for their legal needs, and help them share valuable performance information. The result is greater transparency and better decision-making.  For more information, feel free to email info@advancelaw.com.


General Counsel Perspectives

 

"AdvanceLaw takes the thinking out of finding outside counsel. It’s worked time and time again, and we get good results.”

Michael Degnan, GENERAL COUNSEL
keurig green mountain

 

“Counsel recommendations from AdvanceLaw come with vetting and quality control, and that’s really important to us.”

Tom Pastore, GENERAL COUNSEL
guardian industries

 

“The standard should change from you don’t get fired for hiring a white shoe firm, to you don’t get fired for using AdvanceLaw.”

Susan Miller, GENERAL COUNSEL
avery dennison

 

“AdvanceLaw hits the ball out of the park in terms of finding and retaining new counsel.  It takes the work off our plates.”

Ellen maturen, Deputy GENERAL COUNSEL
pulte homes

 

“AdvanceLaw brings a level of sophistication to law firm sourcing that in-house legal teams typically don’t have.”

David latzko, GENERAL COUNSEL
w. L. Gore & Associates

 

“The AdvanceLaw feedback mechanism is extremely novel, giving us guidance from the in-house teams we trust and relate to most.”

BRIAN LEVEY, GENERAL COUNSEL
UPWORK GLOBAL

 

“AdvanceLaw has functioned as an extension of our team, understanding our needs and delivering excellent lawyers to support us.”

EMILY MILMAN, ASSOCIATE GENERAL COUNSEL
CRATE & BARREL

 

“I appreciate the relationship and the trust that builds between the clients and the law firms through AdvanceLaw.”

WILLIAM DECKELMAN, GENERAL COUNSEL
DXC Technology

 

“AdvanceLaw suggestions jump to the front of the line. You know they did their homework, and you can trust their conclusions.”

DOUGLAS HAGERMAN, Former GENERAL COUNSEL
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION

 

“AdvanceLaw is a way to leverage knowledge about firm performance and skill. It’s an order of magnitude beyond what we could do on our own.”

FRANK DIPIERO, GENERAL COUNSEL
TImkensteel corporation

 

“AdvanceLaw finds high quality counsel like we’d find at the most pedigreed of law firms, but who tend to be more efficient.”

wade wright, GENERAL COUNSEL
jt International

 

“AdvanceLaw helps us find high quality law firms that deliver excellent legal service."

ken siegel, president
diamond resorts international

 

“I found AdvanceLaw’s assessments to be right on. We found great lawyers, who helped us extensively.”

CHARLES JARRETT, Former GENERAL COUNSEL
PROGRESSIVE

 

“One of the great things about AdvanceLaw is the ability of the staff to find the lawyer who has a particular skill that you need.”

DAVID JAFFE, chief COUNSEL
stoneridge

 

“It’s a comforting factor that when a firm is is a part of this group, the quality and the responsiveness are going to be there.”

RONALD MILSTEIN, EVP LEGAL & REGULATORY AFFAIRS
ITG BRANDS

 

“AdvanceLaw tells us if other GCs have had good experiences with firms and lawyers. This is highly valuable when deciding whom to retain.”

PAUL PASTOREK, FORMER GENERAL COUNSEL
AIRBUS NORTH AMERICA

 

“AdvanceLaw has a lot of credibility in the GC community. That’s one of the reasons the number of participating GCs continues to grow.”

STEVEN COOK, former GENERAL COUNSEL
PULTE homes

 

“We liked the fact that the firms were carefully vetted. It gave us a measure of certainty in outside counsel selection.”

KATHERINE WHITE, FORMER GENERAL COUNSEL
SEALED AIR CORPORATION


Panel Law Firms

 

Firms are selected through an in-depth screening process, exhibiting the characteristics of quality, client-service, efficiency, and innovation that general counsel seek in their outside counsel relationships.

United States

Adams and Reese, LLP
www.adamsandreese.com

Ballard Spahr LLP
www.ballardspahr.com

Dykema Gossett PLLC
www.dykema.com

Fredrikson & Byron P.A.
www.fredlaw.com

Husch Blackwell LLP
www.huschblackwell.com

LeClairRyan, P.C.
www.leclairryan.com

Thompson Hine LLP
www.thompsonhine.com

Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP
www.wyattfirm.com


U.S. Affiliates

Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer & Nelson, P. A.
www.bernsteinshur.com

Hall, Estill, Hardwick, Gable, Golden & Nelson, P.C.
www.hallestill.com

Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC
www.primmer.com

Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A.
www.rbh.com

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.
www.schwabe.com


Contract Staffing

Lumen Legal
www.lumenlegal.com

Argentina

Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal
www.marval.com.ar


Brazil

KLA – Koury Lopes Advogados
www.klalaw.com.br/en


Canada

McMillan LLP
www.mcmillan.ca

Miller Thomson LLP
www.millerthomson.com


Europe, Asia, Middle East

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
www.blplaw.com

Bird & Bird
www.twobirds.com

Simmons & Simmons
www.simmons-simmons.com


India

Luthra & Luthra Law Offices
www.luthra.com

AZB & Partners


Russia

Goltsblat BLP
www.gblplaw.com

 

 

*Firms are listed by headquarter country or region, and some have significant offices in other key countries (e.g., Mexico, Singapore, Australia). AdvanceLaw works in a customized manner, tailoring its approach based on each general counsel’s and each law firm’s situation and needs.