70 Foley Practices Recognized as First Tier in "Best Law Firms" Rankings

16 September 2010 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

Foley announced today its recognition in the inaugural U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings. The firm achieved first-tier rankings in 70 practice areas ranked locally and nationally. This places Foley in the top 10 firms for total number of first-tier metropolitan practice rankings across all U.S. markets.

To compile its “Best Law Firms” rankings, U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers evaluated more than 3,000 law firms across the United States. Reputational assessments were solicited from more than 100,000 private practice lawyers, 80,000 clients and thousands of law firm employees. Respondents were asked to evaluate firms based on criteria including understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, expertise and responsiveness, among others.

Practices are classified and ranked in national and metropolitan categories established by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers. Foley rankings include:

National First-Tier Rankings

  • Biotechnology Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Metropolitan First-Tier Rankings

Boston

  • Health Care Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Chicago

  • Derivatives and Futures Law
  • Energy Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Non-Profit/Charities Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Detroit

  • Government Relations Practice

Jacksonville

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Entertainment Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law

Los Angeles 

  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Health Care Law

Madison

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Biotechnology Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • General Commercial Litigation
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Technology Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Milwaukee

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Franchise Law
  • General Commercial Litigation
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Non-Profit/Charities Law
  • Private Equity Law
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Sports Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Orlando

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Environmental Law
  • General Commercial Litigation
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law

San Diego

  • Health Care Law
  • Information Technology Law

Tallahassee

  • Insurance Law

Tampa

  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law

Washington

  • Biotechnology Law
  • Intellectual Property Law