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Duane Morris Practice Groups Receive Top Rankings from U.S. News-Best Lawyers for 2021

November 5, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C., November 5, 2020—The results of the U.S. News-Best Lawyers 2021 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 2021 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; Construction Law; Corporate Law; Employment Law - Management; Health Care Law; Immigration Law; Insurance Law; Litigation – Bankruptcy; Litigation - Construction; Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Patent; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants; Patent LawReal Estate Law; Trademark Law; and Venture Capital Law. 

The 2021 rankings are based on surveys from both law firms and clients. Duane Morris is nationally ranked in 30 practice areas. The firm also received more than 100 regional rankings across the United States. A sampling of the firm’s rankings is listed below.

Best Law Firm Rankings

National Tier 1

Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Employment Law - Management
Health Care Law
Immigration Law
Insurance Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - Construction
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Patent
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Patent Law
Real Estate Law
Trademark Law
Venture Capital Law

Metropolitan Tier 1

Atlanta

Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Patent

Austin

Insurance Law
Litigation - Intellectual Property

Baltimore

Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Real Estate Law

Chicago

Banking and Finance Law
Construction Law
Equipment Finance Law
Litigation - Construction

Fort Lauderdale

Copyright Law
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Patent Law

Houston

Corporate Law

Miami

Commercial Litigation
Employment Law - Management
Health Care Law
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Construction
Transportation Law

New Jersey

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Gaming Law
Insurance Law
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

New York City

Appellate Practice
Construction Law
Health Care Law
Insurance 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
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Tax Law
Trademark Law
Venture Capital Law

Pittsburgh

Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

San Diego

Litigation - Patent

San Francisco

Insurance Law
Water Law 

Washington, D.C.

Immigration Law

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