Attorneys Receive “Lawyer of the Year” Honors

The 2014 edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers has awarded Kegler, Brown, Hill + Ritter a “Tier 1” ranking in its Best Law Firms publication, which has also selected several attorneys as “Lawyer of the Year.”

Kegler Brown was awarded the Best Law Firm “Tier 1” ranking in Professional Malpractice Law- Defendants through a combination of client reviews and responses from lawyers in comparable firms, within the same practice area.

Lawyer of the Year” is a selection process based on outstanding voting averages received from an extensive peer-review assessment the U.S. News - Best Lawyers team conducts with thousands of leading lawyers each year. For 2014, the following Kegler Brown attorneys have been selected:

  • Richard Brahm: Land Use & Zoning Litigation
  • Todd Kegler: Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Chris Weber: Ethics & Professional Responsibility

Kegler Brown also received a Tier 3 ranking nationally for its commercial litigation and corporate practices, as well as numerous rankings for Columbus:

Tier 1

Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar
Criminal Defense: White-Collar - Governmental Investigations
Criminal Defense: White-Collar - Litigation
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - Construction
Litigation - Eminent Domain & Condemnation
Litigation - Labor & Employment
Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law
Workers' Compensation Law – Employers

Tier 2

Antitrust Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Corporate Compliance Law
Employment Law - Management
Gaming Law
Labor Law - Management
Legal Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Litigation - Antitrust
Litigation - Banking & Finance
Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Litigation - Securities
Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Tier 3

Energy Law
Litigation - Intellectual Property

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