Press Release

Duane Morris Practice Groups Receive Top Rankings from U.S. News Best Lawyers for 2015

November 3, 2014

US News/Best Lawyers 2015WASHINGTON, D.C., November 3, 2014—The results of the U.S. News-Best Lawyers 2015 survey of the American legal industry were released, and Duane Morris practice groups were again recognized, in even larger numbers this year.

U.S. News-Best Lawyers 2015 Best Law Firms awarded Duane Morris top-tier national rankings in Appellate Practice, Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation, Construction, Corporate Law, Equipment Finance Law, Health Care Law, Immigration Law, Insurance Law, Litigation-Bankruptcy, Litigation-Construction, Litigation-Intellectual Property, Patent Law and Venture Capital Law.

Duane Morris was also named Law Firm of the Year for Litigation-Construction and Litigation- Bankruptcy. U.S. News-Best Lawyers has ranked these groups in its top-tier national rankings and with regional rankings since the survey’s inception.

The 2015 rankings are based on surveys from both law firms and clients. In total, Duane Morris secured tier-one recognition in 20 practice areas, with the firm receiving a total of 68 rankings overall. A complete list of rankings by geographical area is included below.

Best Law Firms Rankings

National Tier 1

Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Equipment Finance Law
Health Care Law
Immigration Law
Insurance Law
Litigation-Bankruptcy
Litigation-Construction
Litigation-Intellectual Property
Patent Law
Venture Capital Law

Metropolitan Tier 1

Atlanta

Litigation-Patent
Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants

Baltimore

Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Venture Capital Law

Boston

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Construction Law
Entertainment Law-Music
Litigation-Construction

Chicago

Construction Law
Corporate Law
Equipment Finance Law
Litigation-Construction

Houston

Corporate Law
Health Care Law

Miami

Copyright Law
Health Care Law
Labor Law-Management
Litigation-Bankruptcy
Litigation-Intellectual Property
Litigation-Trust & Estates
Patent Law
Transportation Law

New Jersey

Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Insurance Law
International Trade and Finance Law

New York City

Appellate Practice
Construction Law
Health Care Law
Litigation-Construction

Philadelphia

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Employment Law-Management
Health Care Law
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Litigation-Bankruptcy
Litigation-Intellectual Property
Litigation-Patent
Tax Law
Venture Capital Law

Pittsburgh

Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Litigation-Bankruptcy
Litigation-Construction

San Diego

Criminal Defense: White Collar

San Francisco

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Insurance Law
Water Law

Washington, D.C.

Immigration Law

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