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U.S. News and Best Lawyers® 2022 “Best Law Firms” Ranks Smith Anderson Nationally and Regionally in 45 Practice Areas

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”
11.10.2021

The 2022 edition of “Best Law Firms” published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® has recognized Smith Anderson as a leading firm in 45 practice areas, including 38 Metropolitan Tier 1 ratings - the highest rating available in a specific geographic region - and two National ratings, indicating practices ranked as among the best in the country.

The firm’s Land Use and Zoning and Venture Capital practices continue to receive National ratings in addition to Metropolitan Tier 1 ratings.

The annual “Best Law Firms” publication includes firms recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers and reflects the high level of respect earned from other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and practice areas.

Smith Anderson received recognition in the following 45 practice areas:

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

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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