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. The client survey covered topics such as experience, responsiveness, the understanding of business needs, integrity, cost-effectiveness, and clients’ willingness to refer.
The 2018 Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” national first-tier rankings will be featured in a special legal issue released by the U.S. News World & Report. The national and metropolitan first-tier rankings will be published in the “Best Law Firms” General Counsel publication. Click here to view the list.