Greenberg Traurig Receives Most Overall First-Tier Rankings in U.S. News-Best Lawyers 2016 Best Law Firms Edition

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The 2016 edition of Best Law Firms marks the fifth consecutive year global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP received the most overall first-tier rankings and the most first-tier metropolitan rankings in the report published by U.S. News – Best Lawyers.

The 2016 edition of Best Law Firms marks the fifth consecutive year global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP received the most overall first-tier rankings and the most first-tier metropolitan rankings in the report published by U.S. News – Best Lawyers. The firm was also recognized as “Law Firm of the Year” for Environmental Law.

According to U.S. News – Best Lawyers, firms included in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” are recognized for “professional excellence and persistently receive high ratings from clients and peers. Receiving tier rankings shows a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.”

In 2016, U.S News – Best Lawyers reported receiving 700,000 law firm assessments from more than 21,000 attorneys and received more than 47,000 evaluations from over 8,000 clients. According to the U.S. News- Best Lawyers press release, the 2016 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the United States.

Greenberg Traurig received “Law Firm of the Year” designation for its Environmental Practice as a result of “an impressive overall performance” in the evaluation process. According to U.S. News – Best Lawyers, one “Law Firm of the Year” is named in 74 of the nationally ranked practice areas.

Additionally, Greenberg Traurig has more attorneys included in the related Best Lawyers in America guide than any other law firm listed.

Greenberg Traurig received a national first-tier ranking in the following practice areas:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television
  • Entertainment Law - Music
  • Environmental Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Banking & Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Native American Law
  • Oil & Gas Law
  • Patent Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Greenberg Traurig received first-tier metropolitan rankings for the following practice areas:

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television
  • Entertainment Law - Music
  • Environmental Law
  • Equipment Finance Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Gaming Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insurance Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Banking & Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Land Use & Zoning
  • Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Trusts & Estates
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Native American Law
  • Oil & Gas Law
  • Patent Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Transportation Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Venture Capital Law
  • Water Law

In addition to the first-tier national and metro rankings, the firm also ranked in the following practice areas:

  • Derivatives and Futures Law
  • Family Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Leisure and Hospitality Law
  • Litigation – First Amendment
  • Litigation – Municipal
  • Litigation – Tax
  • Media Law
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Technology Law

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1900 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is No 1. on the 2015 Law360 Most Charitable Firms list, third largest in the U.S. on the 2015 Law360 400, Top 20 on the 2015 Am Law Global 100, and among the 2015 BTI Brand Elite. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com/.

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