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Morgan Lewis Designated a Top-Tier Firm by US News & World Report Best Law Firms Rankings

November 04, 2016

PHILADELPHIA, November 4, 2016: Morgan Lewis has received 280 national and metropolitan area practice rankings, including more than 180 Tier 1 designations, in the 2017 edition of US News & World Report’s Best Law Firms rankings. The firm ranked nationally in 55 practice areas and received 225 metropolitan area practice rankings.

The US News – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes client, lawyer and peer review. The 2017 edition of the rankings encompass more than 13,000 firms, seventy-four national practice areas and 122 metro practice areas.

Morgan Lewis received 55 national practice rankings, including 45 tier 1 rankings:

National Tier 1

  • Antitrust Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Communications Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Derivatives and Futures Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Tax
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Mutual Funds Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Oil & Gas Law
  • Patent Law
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Project Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Sports Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Venture Capital Law

National Tier 2

  • FDA Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Media Law

National Tier 3

  • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Advertising Law
  • Equipment Finance Law
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Technology Law
  • Trademark Law

Additionally, the firm received 225 metro area rankings, including more than 130 tier 1 rankings:

Metropolitan Tier 1

Boston

  • Antitrust Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Equipment Finance Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • First Amendment Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Tax
  • Media Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Patent Law
  • Project Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Sports Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Venture Capital Law

Chicago

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Patent Law

Dallas/Fort Worth

  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment

Hartford

  • Banking and Finance Law

Houston

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Oil & Gas Law

Los Angeles

  • Corporate Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
New Jersey
  • Environmental Law

New York City

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Derivatives and Futures Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Orange County

  • Corporate Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law

Philadelphia

  • Antitrust Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Trusts & Estates
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Patent Law
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Pittsburgh

  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Technology Law

San Francisco

  • Antitrust Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Energy Regulatory Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Securities Regulation

San Jose

  • Tax Law

Washington, DC

  • Antitrust Law
  • Communications Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • FDA Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Tax
  • Mutual Funds Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law

Metropolitan Tier 2

Boston

  • Arbitration
  • Energy Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Mediation
  • Mutual Funds Law
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Securities Regulation

Chicago

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Derivatives and Futures Law
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property

Dallas/Fort Worth

  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Hartford

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy

Houston

  • Labor Law - Management
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Los Angeles

  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax Law
  • Water Law

Miami

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

New Jersey

  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment

New York City

  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Orange County

  • Corporate Governance Law

Philadelphia

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Water Law

Pittsburgh

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law

San Francisco

  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law

San Jose

  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Real Estate Law

Washington, DC

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Oil & Gas Law
  • Real Estate Law

Metropolitan Tier 3

Boston

  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Chicago

  • Trademark Law

Dallas/Fort Worth

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Litigation - Securities

Houston

  • Transportation Law

Los Angeles

  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate Law

Miami

  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment

New Jersey

  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law

New York City

  • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Project Finance Law

Pittsburgh

  • Securities / Capital Markets Law

San Francisco

  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Real Estate

San Jose

  • Litigation - Tax
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Washington, DC

  • Advertising Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Project Finance Law
  • Trademark Law