Polsinelli PC issued the following announcement on Nov. 1.
Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli is pleased to announce its inclusion in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report, receiving recognition in the highest-ranking Tier 1 score for 11 national practices. The firm also earned eight Tier 2 rankings and 13 Tier 3 rankings.
The national 2019 Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list is a national report overseen by U.S. News & World Report. Rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.
The 2019 “Best Law Firms” list also ranks outstanding practices by metropolitan areas, in which 16 Polsinelli offices were recognized. A total of 67 Polsinelli practices were awarded Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings, followed by 42 in Metropolitan Tier 2 and 22 in Metropolitan Tier 3 rankings.
“I am pleased with the extent of U.S. New & World Report’s ranking of our firm’s practices and I congratulate our attorneys and practice leaders for this important recognition,” said Polsinelli Chairman and CEO Russ Welsh. “The rankings exemplify our commitment to superior client service and demonstrate our attorneys’ ability to forge meaningful client relationships.”
Polsinelli was recognized in 162 total categories on the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list, an increase of 10 as compared to 152 in 2018.
Polsinelli earned the highest ranking, Tier 1, for the following national practice areas in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” report:
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Health Care Law
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Labor & Employment
Litigation - Patent
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law
Additionally, the following metropolitan areas earned Tier 1 rankings:
Atlanta (Litigation – Labor & Employment, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)
Chicago (Health Care Law, Real Estate Law)
Colorado (Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Franchise Law, Health Care Law, Litigation – Labor & Employment, Litigation – Patent, Patent Law, Real Estate Law)
Columbia, Mo. (Government Relations Practice)
Dallas/Fort Worth (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor & Employment)
Houston (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization)
Kansas City, Kan. (Commercial Litigation, Land Use & Zoning Law, Litigation – Land Use & Zoning, Municipal Law, Real Estate Law)
Kansas City, Mo. (Antitrust Law, Appellate Practice, Banking & Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Biotechnology Law, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Corporate Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Health Care Law, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Antitrust, Litigation – Bankruptcy, Litigation – Construction, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Labor & Employment, Litigation – Tax, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Non-Profit / Charities Law, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, Real Estate Law, Securitization and Structured Finance Law)
Los Angeles (Public Finance Law)
Nashville (Corporate Law)
Raleigh (Health Care Law)
Seattle (Criminal Defense: White-Collar)
Springfield, Mo. (Litigation – Labor & Employment)
St. Louis (Biotechnology Law, Commercial Litigation, Copyright Law, Corporate Law, Employment Law – Management, Financial Services Regulation Law, Health Care Law, Litigation – Patent, Litigation – Trusts & Estates, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Patent Law, Technology Law, Trusts & Estates Law)
Washington, D.C. (Government Relations Practice, Patent Law, Trademark Law)
Original source can be found here.