Where Business & Law Intersect


Each day presents new challenges and opportunities for any enterprise operating in today’s marketplace. On behalf of our clients, our eyes and attention are focused on the future, and at those junctures where our experience and counsel intersect with their business needs. We have earned a reputation with our clients for providing high quality legal services. This reputation is confirmed by our rankings in legal directories and recognitions awarded by our local communities. Examples of those awards and directory rankings are listed below. As honored as we are to have received these accolades, we remain keenly aware that the only vote that matters is the vote of the clients who continue to entrust our lawyers with their representation.


Go-To Law Firms of the Top 500 Companies

McGlinchey Stafford was identified as a Go-To Law Firm of the Top 500 Companies. The firm was identified as outside counsel to 15 of the largest companies in the nation in four key practice areas: contracts litigation, torts litigation, labor litigation and labor/employment law. The companies that comprise that list come from diverse industries, including: financial services, retail, telecommunications, manufacturing, oil and gas, engineering and insurance. Eight of the 15 companies are Fortune 50 companies.



Chambers USA 2017

McGlinchey Stafford ranks among the top firms in the country, according to Chambers USA 2017. The firm is ranked nationally in the area of Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance & Litigation), and is ranked in seven practice areas within Louisiana and Mississippi.

In addition to practice area rankings, 17 McGlinchey Stafford attorneys were ranked by Chambers USA, including nationwide rankings in the areas of Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance & Litigation), Products Liability & Mass Torts, and Product Liability: Automobile.


Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers in America 2018

Forty McGlinchey Stafford lawyers were recognized in Best Lawyers in America® in 2018. Additionally, four firm attorneys were named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers®, an honor given to only a single attorney in each practice area in each U.S. region.


US News/Best Lawyers' Best Law Firms 2018

In the 2018 U.S. News/Best Lawyers' edition of “Best Law Firms,” McGlinchey Stafford received National Tier 2 rankings in the areas of Commercial Litigation and Litigation – Banking & Finance, as well as a National Tier 3 ranking in Financial Services Regulation Law, recognizing the strength and work of the firm's Commercial Litigation and Consumer Financial Services teams. The firm received metropolitan tier rankings for 49 practice areas in Baton Rouge, Birmingham, Cleveland, Dallas/Fort Worth, Fort Lauderdale, Jackson, and New Orleans, including 25 Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings.


Super Lawyers

More than 40 McGlinchey Stafford attorneys have been selected to Super Lawyers lists in Florida, LouisianaMississippiNew YorkOhio, and Texas.


The 2017 NLJ 500

McGlinchey Stafford has risen 4 spots in the 2017 edition of the NLJ 500, a list of the nation’s largest 500 law firms published by the National Law Journal. With 199 attorneys in 13 offices at the time of the survey, McGlinchey Stafford ranks 205th on the list.

BTI’s Industry Power Rankings 2017

McGlinchey Stafford was recognized as a Leading Recommended firm for the financial services industry in BTI’s Industry Power Rankings 2017: The Law Firms with the Best Client Relationships in 18 Industries. The listing, based on unbiased, direct feedback from corporate counsel about how clients spend their legal budgets and what firms they recommend, includes McGlinchey Stafford among the top five percent of all law firms in the survey. McGlinchey Stafford was also named to the Honor Role of Core firms for the financial services industry, indicating that clients consider the firm to be their leading primary legal provider.

BTI's Brand Elite 2017

For the third consecutive year, McGlinchey Stafford has been recognized by the BTI Consulting Group as one of the firms general counsel recommend most to their peers. The report measures top-of-mind recognition of more than 400 law firms based on unbiased, direct feedback from interviews with corporate counsel companies with more than $1 billion in revenue.



BTI's Client Service A-Team 2015

McGlinchey Stafford has been recognized for exemplary client service in BTI’s Client Service A-Team, the only law firm ranking based solely on objective feedback from corporate counsel. This annual report ranks law firms in all areas of client service including client focus, value and innovation.

2016 U.S. Top Ranked Law Firms™

McGlinchey Stafford has been recognized in Martindale-Hubbell's 2016 U.S. Top Ranked Law Firms™ as one of a select number of firms with more than 33% of attorneys achieving an AV Preeminent® Ranking. 


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