U.S. News and Best Lawyers® 2020 “Best Law Firms” Ranks Smith Anderson Nationally and Regionally

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

The 2020 edition of “Best Law Firms” published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® has recognized Smith Anderson as a leading firm in 43 practice areas, including 29 Metropolitan Tier 1 ratings, the highest rating available, and two National ratings.

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 41 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. Commercial Litigation
  8. Construction Law
  9. Corporate Law
  10. Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  11. Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  12. Employment Law – Management
  13. Environmental Law
  14. Financial Services Regulation Law
  15. Government Relations
  16. Health Care Law
  17. Labor Law – Management
  18. Land Use and Zoning Law
  19. Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  20. Litigation – Bankruptcy
  21. Litigation – Construction
  22. Litigation – Environmental
  23. Litigation - Insurance
  24. Litigation – Intellectual Property
  25. Litigation – Labor and Employment
  26. Litigation – Patent
  27. Litigation – Real Estate
  28. Litigation – Securities
  29. Litigation – Tax
  30. Litigation – Trusts and Estates
  31. Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  32. Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  33. Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  34. Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law
  35. Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  36. Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  37. Real Estate Law
  38. Securities / Capital Markets Law
  39. Securities Regulation
  40. Tax Law
  41. Trademark Law
  42. Trusts & Estates Law
  43. Venture Capital Law

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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