Greenberg Traurig Receives Most Overall First-Tier Rankings in U.S. News-Best Lawyers 2018 ‘Best Law Firms’ Edition

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For the seventh consecutive year, global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP received the most overall first-tier rankings in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” report.

For the seventh consecutive year, global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP received the most overall first-tier rankings in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” report. In the recently published 2018 edition, the firm was also recognized as “Law Firm of the Year” for Real Estate Law.

According to U.S. News – Best Lawyers, firms included in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” are recognized for “professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.”

For the 2018 edition, U.S News – Best Lawyers reported receiving 1,000,000 law firm assessments from more than 13,000 attorneys and received more than 65,000 evaluations from over 7,500 clients. According to the U.S. News- Best Lawyers press release, the 2018 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 Real Estate practice as a result of “an impressive overall performance” in the evaluation process. According to U.S. News – Best Lawyers, only one firm is named “Law Firm of the Year” for select 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.

In the U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2018 “Best Law Firms” report, 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
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television
  • Entertainment Law - Music
  • Environmental Law
  • Financial Services Regulation 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
  • Patent Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Venture Capital 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 Finance 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 - Municipal
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Trusts & Estates
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Native American 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
  • Technology Law Trademark Law
  • Transportation Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Venture Capital Law
  • Water Law

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

  • Advertising Law
  • Derivatives and Futures Law
  • Family Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Leisure and Hospitality Law
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Litigation - Tax
  • Media Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Oil & Gas Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.

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