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U.S. News and Best Lawyers® Recognizes Smith Anderson in 38 Practice Categories, Awards Firm Two National Ratings

11.01.2016

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In its annual joint “Best Law Firms” ranking, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® have recognized Smith Anderson as a leading firm in 38 practice categories, including 25 Metropolitan Tier 1 ratings, the highest rating available.

Additionally, for the first time, the firm’s Land Use & Zoning Law practice received a National Tier 2 rating, in addition to a Metropolitan Tier 1 rating. For the second year in a row, the firm’s Venture Capital Law practice received a National Tier 3 rating in addition to a Metropolitan Tier 1 ranking.

The annual law firm ranking is based on client and peer reviews, as well as evaluation of information provided in a survey submitted by law firms.

Smith Anderson received recognition in the following 38 practice categories:

  1. Administrative/Regulatory Law
  2. Banking and Finance Law
  3. Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  4. Biotechnology Law
  5. Commercial Litigation
  6. Construction Law
  7. Corporate Law
  8. Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  9. Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  10. Employment Law – Management
  11. Environmental Law
  12. Financial Services Regulation Law
  13. Government Relations Practice
  14. Health Care Law
  15. Labor Law – Management
  16. Land Use and Zoning Law
  17. Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  18. Litigation - Bankruptcy
  19. Litigation – Construction
  20. Litigation – Environmental
  21. Litigation – Labor and Employment
  22. Litigation – Patent
  23. Litigation – Real Estate
  24. Litigation – Securities
  25. Litigation – Trusts and Estates
  26. Litigation – Tax
  27. Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  28. Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  29. Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  30. Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law
  31. Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  32. Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  33. Real Estate Law
  34. Securities / Capital Markets Law
  35. Securities Regulation
  36. Tax Law
  37. Trusts & Estates Law
  38. Venture Capital Law

To view Smith Anderson’s 2017 “Best Law Firms” rankings in their entirety, click here

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About the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” Rankings

The U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. For more information, please visit http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com/.

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