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Shipman Ranked Among U.S. News' 2021 "Best Law Firms"

November 6, 2020

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have rated Shipman & Goodwin LLP one of the Best Law Firms nationally in Land Use & Zoning Law for the fourth consecutive year as well as in Insurance Law for the second year. In addition, the firm was ranked in 35 practice areas in a metropolitan area. The firm received these high rankings based on positive rating by clients and peers for the quality and breadth of its legal experience. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect the firm has earned for its abilities, professionalism and integrity.

The firm garnered 26 Tier 1 distinctions in the following practice areas:

Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: General Practice
Education Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law - Management
Franchise Law
Health Care Law
Labor Law - Management
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation - Land Use & Zoning
Litigation - Real Estate
Litigation - Tax
Litigation - Trusts & Estates
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Litigation - Real Estate
Real Estate Law

Washington, D.C.
Insurance Law

The firm also earned the following Tier 2 honors:

Insurance Law

Banking and Finance Law
Commercial Transactions/UCC Law
Construction Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Equipment Finance Law
Litigation - Environmental
Litigation - Insurance
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

The firm received Tier 3 rankings in these areas:

Land Use & Zoning Law

Litigation - Antitrust

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