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Seyfarth Recognized by Financial Times in 2015 North America Innovative Lawyers Report


NEW YORK (December 9, 2015) - The Financial Times (FT) has recognized Seyfarth Shaw LLP as one of the world’s most innovative law firms for the fifth straight year.
Selected by the FT for its leadership across a variety of Business of Law categories, Seyfarth is the only firm to earn the highest honors in this section for five consecutive years.
“Focusing on the client experience and carefully aligning our services with our clients’ businesses remains our top priority,” said Seyfarth chair, J. Stephen Poor. “We are proud of our efforts cited in this report which reflect our strong culture of client service and innovation.”
The FT North America Innovative Lawyers 2015 report highlights a number of Seyfarth projects in its Business of Law categories, including:
  • Forward Thinking Firms: Seyfarth was shortlisted and earned “standout” honors for its 7-Eleven convergence program with SeyfarthLean Consulting in an effort to “make the panel appointment process more objective.”
  • Talent Development: Seyfarth was shortlisted and earned “standout” honors for the Seyfarth Experience program which “institutionalized what it means to be a Seyfarth partner to increase consistency and reinforce the brand.”
  • New Working Models: Seyfarth earned “commended” honors for its new case management tool for Wells Fargo that “enables real-time, automated reporting to manage 250 consumer mortgage litigation cases.”
The FT also recognized Seyfarth for its pro bono efforts to educate and train legal aid organizations on how to improve their business processes, earning “commended” honors in the Social Responsibility category.
The annual FT North America Innovative Lawyers report was developed by the FT in partnership with RSG Consulting. Firms are selected for recognition following extensive research, direct client feedback and interviews with independent references. 
About Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Shaw has more than 850 attorneys and provides a broad range of legal services in the areas of labor and employment, employee benefits, litigation, corporate and real estate. With offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, New York, Sacramento, San Francisco, Shanghai, Sydney and Washington, D.C., Seyfarth’s clients include over 300 of the Fortune 500 companies and reflect virtually every industry and segment of the economy. A recognized leader in delivering value and innovation for legal services, Seyfarth’s acclaimed SeyfarthLean® client service model has earned numerous accolades from a variety of highly respected third parties, including industry associations, consulting firms and media. For more information, please visit
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