Kegler Brown Practice Areas Ranked in “Best Law Firms”

U.S. News - Best Lawyers has released its 2018 “Best Law Firm” rankings, awarding Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter a Tier 1 ranking.

Earlier this year, Best Lawyers recognized numerous Kegler Brown attorneys, selecting several as “Lawyers of the Year.” The 2018 edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers utilizes a mixture of client evaluations, peer reviews and firm submissions to form their rankings.

Along with three practice areas being recognized nationally, Kegler Brown saw thirty-four areas receive rankings in the Columbus area. The firm received Tier 1 rankings in Columbus for twenty-six practice areas, including two – Corporate Compliance Law and Mergers & Acquisitions Law – that improved from a Tier 2 ranking in 2017. All ranked practice areas are listed below:

National Tier 3

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law

Columbus Metropolitan Tier 1

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

Columbus Metropolitan Tier 2

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants

Columbus Metropolitan Tier 3

  • Litigation - Banking & Finance

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