SmithAmundsen Included on 2012 “BTI Client Service A-Team” List

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December 27, 2011

We are pleased to announce our inclusion on the national “BTI Client Service A-Team 2012” list. This is a distinction reserved for law firms whose clients recognize them as unparalleled leaders in client service. This is the only law firm ranking based 100% on independent, unbiased feedback from clients.

Firms nationwide are evaluated in seventeen categories including client focus, value for the dollar, meets scope and budget, legal skills, deals with unexpected changes, breadth of service, regional reputation, responsiveness and brings together national resources, among others.

“Client satisfaction has always been a key focus for the firm,” said Larry Schechtman, SmithAmundsen’s managing partner. “In an independent study in 2008, we found that 96% of our clients reported overall satisfaction with our work and would use us again in the future. Its nice to know that 4 years later, our clients still feel the same about our services.”

BTI bases its findings on the more than 3,100 client interviews it has conducted over the last 11 years. For its 2012 survey, BTI interviewed 240 corporate counsel, representing 66.7% of the Fortune 1000 and Global 500 corporations. The average revenue of the participating companies is $13.1 billion. Participants represent a broad range of industries, including banking, chemicals, consumer goods, energy, financial services, high tech, insurance, investment banking, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, professional services, retail trade, telecommunications, transportation, and wholesale trade.

Only 306 firms nationwide were named to the Client Service A-Team list – SmithAmundsen is very pleased to be one of them.