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Our team of 200+ research analysts conduct thousands of interviews in
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of their clients
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concerning a specific practice area. When used in conjunction with other sources,
this information helps us determine whether a firm or individual should be ranked
within our guides.
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We take care never to include a quote that will reveal the source.
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