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Zuckerman Spaeder LLP Receives National Recognition in 2014 U.S. News & World Report “Best Law Firms” Ranking

November 1, 2013

Zuckerman Spaeder LLP has been ranked nationally in nine practice areas in the fourth annual U.S. News & World ReportBest Law Firms” rankings released today, with the firm’s four offices collectively receiving 15 metropolitan “Tier 1” designations in 10 practice areas. Receiving a national ranking were the firm’s practices in Appellate, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Insurance, Litigation–Bankruptcy, Litigation–Real Estate, Litigation–Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), Litigation–Securities, and Native American Law.

In addition, all of the firm’s offices—Washington, DC, New York, Baltimore, and Tampa—received Tier 1 rankings in their respective cities for the Criminal Defense: White Collar practice area. Overall, Zuckerman Spaeder’s offices received 30 rankings in 21 practice categories. The firm has received top national or metropolitan rankings in the White Collar, Commercial Litigation, Bankruptcy, and Native American practice areas every year since the U.S. News & World Report rankings began in 2010.

The 2014 U.S. News & World Report rankings recognized Zuckerman Spaeder for the following practice areas/categories:

Nationwide:

  • Appellate Practice (Tier 1)
  • Insurance Law (Tier 1)
  • Native American Law (Tier 1)
  • Commercial Litigation (Tier 2)
  • Litigation–Bankruptcy (Tier 2)
  • Litigation–Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) (Tier 2)
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Tier 3)
  • Litigation–Real Estate (Tier 3)
  • Litigation–Securities (Tier 3)

Washington DC:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Tier 1)
  • Commercial Litigation (Tier 1)
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar (Tier 1)
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law (Tier 1)
  • Litigation–Bankruptcy (Tier 1)
  • Native American Law (Tier 1)
  • Legal Malpractice Law–Defendants (Tier 2)
  • Litigation–Real Estate (Tier 2)
  • Litigation–Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) (Tier 2)
  • Litigation–Securities (Tier 2)
  • Litigation–Trusts & Estates (Tier 2)
  • Professional Malpractice Law–Plaintiffs (Tier 2)
  • Professional Malpractice Law–Defendants (Tier 3)

New York:

  • Appellate Practice (Tier 1)
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar (Tier 1)
  • Insurance Law (Tier 1)

Baltimore:

  • Arbitration (Tier 1)
  • Commercial Litigation (Tier 1)
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar (Tier 1)
  • Mediation (Tier 1)
  • Appellate Practice (Tier 2)
  • Health Care Law (Tier 2)
  • Legal Malpractice Law–Defendants (Tier 2)
  • Litigation–Construction (Tier 2)
  • Litigation–ERISA (Tier 2)
  • Litigation–Labor & Employment (Tier 2)
  • Litigation–Real Estate (Tier 2)
  • Litigation–Securities (Tier 2)

Tampa:

  • Commercial Litigation (Tier 1)
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar (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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