These rankings reflect our strong commitment to providing and delivering exceptional legal services to our clients. We are honored and humbled that our peers and clients have noted our depth and breadth of experience to name us one of the Best Law Firms.
Augusta, GA (Vocus) September 29, 2010
Hull Barrett, PC is pleased to announce the firm has received top spot in the inaugural, highly-anticipated U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings. U.S. News Media Group, the world’s leading source of institutional rankings and service journalism, and Best Lawyers®, the leading survey of lawyers worldwide, joined together to broaden the U.S. News signature "America's Best" series to include rankings of law firms.
Hull Barrett proudly earned more first-tier rankings than any other law firm in Augusta, Georgia and is proud to announce it has received first tier metropolitan rankings in the specialty areas of Corporate Law; Employment Law – Management; General Commercial Litigation; Health Care Law; Labor Law – Management; Media & First Amendment Law; Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Public Finance Law and Tax Law.
Neal Dickert, senior partner at Hull Barrett, stated, “These rankings reflect our strong commitment to providing and delivering exceptional legal services to our clients. We are honored and humbled that our peers and clients have noted our depth and breadth of experience to name us one of the Best Law Firms.”
To compile the rankings, U.S. News-Best Lawyers surveyed thousands of clients, attorneys, marketing officers and recruiting officers and asked them to rank firms based on expertise, experience, responsiveness, pro-bono commitment, diversity, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, civility, integrity, referrals, diversity and the size and complexity of client matters. Evaluations were received from 9,514 clients including every Fortune 100 company, and 587 of the Fortune 1000 companies, along with 6,190 clients, and 8,842 lawyers. These reputational survey responses were combined with more than 3.1 million evaluations of individual lawyers in these firms in the most recent Best Lawyers survey of leading lawyers.
About Hull Barrett, PC:
Hull Barrett, PC is a full service law firm with 28 attorneys firm wide. The firm is engaged in a general civil practice providing a broad range of legal services with an emphasis on general litigation, trials and appeals; securities and corporate law; mergers, acquisitions and public offerings; local government law and eminent domain actions; health care; computer and technology law; internet ventures; trademark and copyright law; taxation; public finance; commercial real estate; construction law and disputes; employment law; banking law; insurance law; trusts, estate planning and probate; First Amendment and media law and environmental matters. Hull Barrett represents a broad client base of major corporations, small businesses, professional entities, financial and lending institutions, local governments, public authorities, public utilities, railroad companies, insurance companies, health care institutions and individuals.
Hull Barrett is also a member of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms (Primerus) is the leading alliance of small and medium-sized, top-rated, independent firms. Primerus has 160 law firms located in Canada, China, Cyprus, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Mexico, Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Switzerland, and 44 states in the United States. Primerus firms provide clients with responsive, partner-level service at reasonable fees. Law firms in the U.S. and Canada must be AV-rated using the Martindale-Hubbell peer review service. For firms outside of North America, consideration is given to respected resources, such as, Chambers Global Guide, Legal 500 EMEA, and IFLR 1000. Additionally, once approved for membership, every Primerus firm is audited, annually, to ensure that the legal services they continue to provide to clients are of a consistent, high quality, year after year. Each member is committed to the following standards: Integrity, Excellent Work Product, Reasonable Fees, Continuing Legal Education, Civility and Community Service.