While Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP retained its longstanding number one spot among law firms, little else remained the same among rankings during the first quarter of 2013.

Squire Sanders jumped to the number two spot from fourth place during the first quarter last year, working on 51 issues that totaled $5 billion, according to Thomson Reuters data. The firm also took second place behind Orrick in the negotiated-only issue category. Squire Sanders worked on $4.4 billion of negotiated deals and $608 million of competitive deals.

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