Membership Qualifications

The Billion Dollar Lawyers Association is an exclusive organization created to honor the nation's top-performing attorneys and firms. Membership is reserved only for lawyers and firms who have achieved a verdict or settlement that resulted in an award of one billion dollars or more for their clients, or those who have obtained over a billion dollars in awards during the course of their careers. Less than 1% of attorneys and firms in the U.S. are potential members.

Qualifying attorneys and firms from across the nation and world are welcome to apply. Attorneys can apply as an individual AND as a part of their firm. We value excellence in the legal profession, and we believe our membership offers a way for attorneys to validate their abilities and accomplishments.

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Applicant Criteria

To join Billion Dollar Lawyers Association, an applicant must:

  • Be a current member and in good standing with the Bar of their state
  • Have recovered $1 billion or more for clients during the course of their legal career; OR have served as principal counsel in one or more of the following:
    • A contested court, jury trial, or contested binding arbitration proceeding in which the verdict or award is in the amount of $1 billion or more.
    • Negotiation of a final settlement that resulted in the applicant's client receiving an amount totaling $1 billion or more.
  • Be able to provide adequate information and proof of case results. If confidential settlements are involved, the applicant can provide general summaries of the cases for verification.

Membership Fees

The initial membership cost is $5,000, with an annual renewal fee of $1,000 after the first year.

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This is a rare organization that offers credentials and a forum for the nation's most elite attorneys and firms. Join today and reap the benefits that can take your legal career or practice to the next level.

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