Rockville, MD (PRWEB) November 06, 2014
Miller, Miller & Canby is pleased to announce that U.S. News – Best Lawyers® has awarded the firm a prestigious “First Tier” ranking in the Washington, DC metropolitan area in Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law for the third year in a row. Tier 1 is the highest rank given; the rankings are based on a comprehensive process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, rigorous peer review from leading attorneys in the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of a formal submission process.
“We are honored to receive this accolade and are most appreciative to our clients for entrusting us to advise and represent them in important matters,” said Joe Suntum, principal with the firm since 1988.
Firms included in the 2015 Best Law Firms list are recognized for professional excellence; achieving a top tier ranking represents both quality and breadth of legal skills and capabilities. As a prior recipient of U.S. News’ most prestigious Tier 1 designation, Miller, Miller & Canby is particularly proud to receive the 2015 award, which reinforces the consistently high level of respect the firm has earned with its clients as well as the recognition by other leading lawyers for Miller, Miller & Canby attorneys’ abilities, professionalism and integrity.
Miller, Miller & Canby has more than 60 years of real estate, eminent domain and condemnation law focus —protecting clients’ rights throughout the condemnation process. The firm’s eminent domain and condemnation attorneys include Jim Thompson, who was recently named a Best Lawyer® in the Eminent Domain category by Best Lawyers of America®, and Joe Suntum, the Maryland representative member of the Owners’ Counsel of America—a respected national organization of eminent domain attorneys dedicated to protecting client rights in condemnation. Mr. Suntum lectures in national eminent domain litigation seminars conducted by ALI-CLE, as well as in the State of Maryland. He has authored numerous articles regarding eminent domain and worked with the Maryland legislature to reform eminent domain laws and protect the rights of property owners.
Regional first-tier rankings will be published in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” General Counsel Publication. They will also be published online at http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com.
ABOUT MILLER, MILLER & CANBY
For more than six decades, a reputation for excellence and dedication to client success have made Miller, Miller & Canby one of the most respected law firms in Montgomery County, Maryland. This recognition is built on experience, a stellar record of achievement and deep roots in the community. The firm focuses on five core areas of practice: Land Development, Real Estate, Litigation, Business and Tax, and Trusts, Estates and Elder Law. The firm has intentionally maintained its focus and moderate size in order to ensure that all attorneys maintain close contact with our clients and have the opportunity to develop and foster trusted, lasting relationships. In all of our practice areas, an overarching concern for quality of product and efficiency of accomplishment assures clients that we strive for true value in legal representation. Miller, Miller & Canby is proud to have maintained this standard of service since the firm’s founding in 1946 and continues to abide by this standard every single day. For more information, please visit http://www.millermillercanby.com.