Press Release

Morgan Lewis Earns Top-Tier Distinctions in US News & World ReportBest Lawyers 'Best Law Firms' Rankings

November 02, 2017

NEW YORK, November 2, 2017: Morgan Lewis has been recognized as a top law firm in 276 practice areas in the 2018 edition of the US News & World Report Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” report. The firm received 55 national Tier 1 rankings and 140 metropolitan area Tier 1 rankings. Morgan Lewis also was named “Law Firm of the Year” in Securitization and Structured Finance Law.

The US News & World Report – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on an evaluation process that includes client, lawyer, and peer review.

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
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Derivatives and Futures Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Equipment Finance 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 - 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
  • 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
  • Patent Law

NATIONAL TIER 3

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

METROPOLITAN TIER 1

Boston

  • Antitrust Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Energy Law
  • Equipment Finance Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • First Amendment Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Tax
  • Media Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Mutual Funds 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

Dallas/Fort Worth

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

Hartford

  • Banking and Finance Law

Houston

  • 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
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Miami

  • Employment Law - Management

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
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - 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 Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Trusts & Estates
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions 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
  • Energy Law
  • Energy Regulatory Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Securities Regulation

San Jose

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Tax Law
  • Venture Capital 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
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law

METROPOLITAN TIER 2

Boston

  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants
  • Patent Law
  • Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Securities Regulation

Chicago

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

Dallas/Fort Worth

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

    Hartford

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law

Houston

  • Labor Law - Management
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Transportation Law

Los Angeles

  • Litigation - Securities
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax Law

Miami

  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law

New Jersey

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

New York City

  • Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Orange County
  • Corporate Governance Law

Philadelphia

  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Patent Law
  • Water Law

Pittsburgh

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law

San Francisco

  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law

San Jose

  • 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
  • Health Care Law
  • Oil & Gas Law
  • Project Finance Law

METROPOLITAN TIER 3

Chicago

  • Trademark Law

    Dallas/Fort Worth

  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Litigation - Securities

Hartford

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

Los Angeles

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

New York City

  • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Equipment Finance Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Project Finance Law

Philadelphia

  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy

Pittsburgh

  • Securities/Capital Markets Law

    San Francisco

  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Real Estate Law

San Jose

  • Litigation - Tax
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law

Washington, DC

  • Advertising Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Trademark Law