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Orrick outpaces itself
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP landed the top spot once again as it increased its par amount but saw its market share slip. Orrick accounted for $30.55 billion and an 11.5% market share in the first nine months of this year, compared to $30.35 billion or 12.8% market share in the first three quarters of 2018.
Hawkins improves by two spots
Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP came in fourth at this point last year, but finds itself in second in 2019 to $12.90 billion, compared with $10.91 billion.
Kutak keeps third place
Kutak Rock LLP remained number three, accounting for $11.75 billion , outpacing its $11.04 billion in deals it worked on in the same period last year.
Norton nosedives
Norton Rose Fulbright dropped from second to fourth, to $10.05 billion from $16.11 billion, as its market share fell to $3.8% from 6.8%.
McCall rounds out the top five
McCall Parkhurst & Horton LLP was in the same position it found itself in at this point last year, with $8.41 billion in deal value, down from $9.60 billion.
Rest of the best
Rounding out the top then bond counsel firms through three quarters are:

Squire Patton Boggs with $8.16 billion; Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth with $6.92 billion; Chapman and Cutler LLP with $6.62 billion; Nixon Peabody LLP with $5.94 billion; and Gilmore & Bell PC with $5.73 billion.