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Firm Ranked Among 2013 "Best Law Firms"

November 1, 2012

U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have rated Shipman & Goodwin one of the Best Law Firms in 27 practice areas in a Metropolitan area. The firm received these high rankings based on positive ratings by clients and peers.

The firm garnered 17 Tier 1 distinctions. The Hartford office was ranked in: Appellate Practice, Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Education Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Employment Law - Management, Equipment Finance Law, Health Care Law, Labor Law - Management, Land Use & Zoning Law, Litigation - Eminent Domain & Condemnation, Litigation - Tax, Litigation - Trusts & Estates, Tax Law, and Trusts & Estates Law. The Stamford office earned Tier 1 distinctions in Litigation - Real Estate and Real Estate Law.

Hartford also received Tier 2 honors in Corporate Law, Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar, Criminal Defense: White-Collar - Governmental Investigations, Criminal Defense: White-Collar Litigation, Litigation - Environmental, Litigation - Intellectual Property, and Litigation - Land Use & Zoning. Stamford achieved a Tier 2 spot in Litigation - Labor & Employment. Hartford achieved Tier 3 rankings in Banking & Finance Law and Environmental Law.

“U.S. News has more than two decades of experience in providing the public with the most accurate and in-depth rankings of a wide range of institutions,” said Tim Smart, Executive Editor of U.S. News & World Report. “Because we combine hard data with peer reviews and client assessments, ours are the most thorough, accurate and helpful rankings of law firms ever developed,” said Steven Naifeh, President of Best Lawyers.

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