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Foley Receives 29 National Tier 1 Practice Rankings in 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers

01 November 2018 Media Contact: Jill S. Chanen

Foley & Lardner is pleased to announce that it received 29 national Tier 1 rankings and 131 metropolitan Tier 1 rankings in the 2019 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.”

The 2019 practice-area rankings are calculated using client feedback, Best Lawyers peer-review, the Law Firm Survey and the Law Firm Leaders Survey, which utilizes more than seven million evaluations of more than 54,000 individual leading lawyers collected by Best Lawyers. For a practice area to be eligible, a firm must have a lawyer from that practice listed in Best Lawyers “The Best Lawyers in America” 2018, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S.

Practice areas are classified and ranked in national and metropolitan categories established by U.S. News – Best Lawyers. Foley’s first-tier rankings include:

National Tier 1

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Biotechnology Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Derivatives and Futures Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law - Management
Environmental Law
Franchise Law
Health Care Law
Insurance Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - Construction
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Labor & Employment
Litigation - Patent
Litigation - Real Estate
Litigation - Securities
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Patent Law
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law
Securities/Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation
Sports Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Metropolitan Tier 1

Boston

Commercial Litigation
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Health Care Law

Chicago

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Derivatives and Futures Law
Insurance Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Public Finance Law
Securities Regulation
Trusts & Estates Law

Dallas/Fort Worth

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Environmental Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Tax
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Detroit

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Securities/Capital Markets Law

Houston

Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Tax Law

Jacksonville

Banking and Finance Law
Corporate Law
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Real Estate
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Municipal Law
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law

Los Angeles

Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Health Care Law
Privacy and Data Security Law

Madison

Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Biotechnology Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Employment Law – Management
Insurance Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Patent
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Patent Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Miami

Franchise Law
Litigation – Construction

Milwaukee

Antitrust Law
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Finance Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law – Management
Energy Law
Environmental Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
Health Care Law
Insurance Law
Labor Law – Management
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Litigation – Antitrust
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Environmental
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Patent
Litigation – Real Estate
Litigation – Securities
Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Natural Resources Law
Non-Profit/Charities Law
Patent Law
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Project Finance Law
Real Estate Law
Securities/Capital Markets Law
Sports Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Orlando

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Litigation – Construction
Real Estate Law

Sacramento

Health Care Law

San Diego

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy

San Francisco

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Tallahassee

Insurance Law

Tampa

Appellate Practice
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Health Care Law
Leisure and Hospitality Law
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Real Estate Law
Securities/Capital Markets Law

Washington, D.C.

Administrative/Regulatory Law
Biotechnology Law
Litigation – Securities
Patent Law
Securities/Capital Markets Law
Trusts & Estates Law