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Duane Morris Named Law Firm of the Year for Construction Law by U.S. News-Best Lawyers

November 1, 2012

Best Lawyers 2013 Law Firm of the YearWASHINGTON, D.C., November 1, 2012—Duane Morris' Construction Group received a preeminent ranking in the U.S. News-Best Lawyers 2013 Best Law Firms results released today: the selection as Law Firm of the Year for Construction Law.

Only one law firm is selected as 2013 Law Firm of the Year per practice group. According to U.S. News Best Lawyers, Duane Morris received this designation for Construction Law due to its impressive overall performance. U.S. News-Best Lawyers' research included 4.3 million evaluations of 68,761 individual leading lawyers collected by Best Lawyers® in its most recent annual survey.

Duane Morris was awarded with top-tier national rankings in both Construction Law and Construction Litigation, as well as other practice groups. The Construction Group was also ranked in the first tier in Boston, Chicago, New York, Pittsburgh and San Francisco, demonstrating the firm's geographical strength and range.

This notable recognition is one of many that the firm's growing Construction Group has recently received. U.S. News-Best Lawyers has ranked the group in its top-tier national rankings and with regional rankings since the survey's inception. Chambers USA consistently ranks the group among national leaders in construction law. The practice has twice been shortlisted for the Chambers USA Awards for Excellence.

In addition to Construction Law, Duane Morris received top tier national rankings in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Construction Litigation, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Health Care Law, Immigration Law, Insurance Law, Patent Law and Venture Capital Law. Overall, 28 Duane Morris practice groups were nationally ranked.

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