Foley Receives 27 National Tier 1 Practice-Area Rankings in 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers ‘Best Law Firms’ List

01 November 2019 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

Foley & Lardner LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has received 27 national Tier 1 rankings and 125 metropolitan Tier 1 rankings in the 2020 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.”

The 2020 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 at least one lawyer from that practice listed in Best Lawyers “The Best Lawyers in America” 2019, 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 – Securities
  • Litigation – Tax
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Detroit

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law

Houston

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation 
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Tax Law

Jacksonville

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • 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
  • 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

Milwaukee

  • Antitrust Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • 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 – Real Estate
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Nonprofit/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

  • Appellate Practice
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Real Estate Law

San Diego

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

Tallahassee

  • Insurance Law

Tampa

  • 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
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Patent Law
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

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