Kegler Brown Adds to Best Lawyer Rankings

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

Kegler Brown was awarded the Best Law Firm Tier 1 ranking in multiple practice areas 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 C. Brahm: Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Todd M. Kegler: Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Christopher J. Weber: Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law

Kegler Brown also received a Best Law Firm Tier 2 ranking for Intellectual Property Litigation, an improvement from its Tier 3 ranking in 2013. The firm also received two practice area rankings for the first time: Tier 1 for Land Use and Zoning and Tier 2 for Environmental law. The firm received numerous other rankings for Columbus, as well:

Tier 1 - Columbus-OH

  • Antitrust Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar - Litigation
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Land use + Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Land Use + Zoning
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts + Estates Law
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Tier 2 - Columbus-OH

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Banking + Finance
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Mergers + Acquisitions Law

Tier 3 - Columbus-OH

  • Energy Law

About U.S. News - Best Lawyers

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