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Zuckerman Spaeder LLP Receives National Recognition in U.S. News & World Report "Best Law Firms" Ranking

November 1, 2012

Washington DCZuckerman Spaeder LLP has been ranked nationally in eight practice areas in the third annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Law Firms” rankings released today, with the firm’s four offices collectively receiving 20 metropolitan “Tier 1” designations in 11 practice areas. Receiving a national ranking were the firm’s practices in Appellate LitigationBankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Insurance, Litigation–Bankruptcy, Litigation–Regulatory Enforcement, Litigation–Securities, and Native American Law.

In addition, all of the firm’s offices—Washington, DCNew YorkBaltimore and Tampa—received Tier 1 rankings in their respective cities for two practice areas: Criminal Defense: White Collar–Government Investigations and Criminal Defense: White Collar–Litigation. Overall, Zuckerman Spaeder’s offices received a total of 28 rankings in 17 practices. With the rankings released today, the firm has received top national or metropolitan rankings in white collar, commercial litigation, bankruptcy and Native American categories every year since the U.S. News & World Report rankings began in 2010.

The 2013 U.S. News & World Report rankings recognized Zuckerman Spaeder for the following practice areas/categories:

National Rankings

Washington DC

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Tier 1)
  • Commercial Litigation (Tier 1)
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar–Government Investigations (Tier 1)
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar–Litigation (Tier 1)
  • Litigation–Bankruptcy (Tier 1)
  • Litigation–Eminent Domain & Condemnation (Tier 1)
  • Native American Law (Tier 1)
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law (Tier 2)
  • Litigation–Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) (Tier 2)
  • Litigation–Securities (Tier 2)

New York

  • Criminal Defense: White Collar–Government Investigations (Tier 1)
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar–Litigation (Tier 1)
  • Insurance Law (Tier 1)
  • Appellate Practice (Tier 2)

Baltimore

  • Arbitration (Tier 1)
  • Commercial Litigation (Tier 1)
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar–Government Investigations (Tier 1)
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar–Litigation (Tier 1)
  • Litigation–Eminent Domain & Condemnation (Tier 1)
  • Mediation (Tier 1)
  • Appellate Practice (Tier 2)
  • Litigation–ERISA (Tier 2)
  • Litigation–Securities (Tier 2)
  • Litigation–Real Estate (Tier 3)

Tampa

  • Commercial Litigation (Tier 1)
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar–Government Investigations (Tier 1)
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar–Litigation (Tier 1)
  • Litigation–Eminent Domain & Condemnation (Tier 1)

Compiled in partnership with Best Lawyers, the U.S News & World Report rankings were determined through a peer-review selection process, client evaluations, and other objective data. More information on the selection process is available here.

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