Multiple Kegler Brown Practice Areas Rank Nationally in 2020 “Best Law Firms”

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® has released its 2020 “Best Law Firms” rankings, awarding Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter multiple rankings both nationally and in Columbus.

Along with three practice areas being recognized nationally, Kegler Brown saw thirty-seven areas receive rankings in the Columbus metropolitan area. Thirty of these practice areas received Tier 1 rankings in Columbus.

The 2020 edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” utilizes a mixture of client evaluations, peer reviews and firm submissions to form their rankings. Firms that received a tier designation reflect the highest level of respect a firm can earn among other leading lawyers and clients from the same communities and practice areas.

To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must first have a lawyer recognized in The Best Lawyers in America©. Earlier this year, Best Lawyers recognized numerous Kegler Brown attorneys, selecting several as “Lawyers of the Year” in Columbus.

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
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Energy Law
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • 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

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation - Banking & Finance
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants

Columbus Metropolitan Tier 3

  • Government Relations Practice

About “Best Law Firms”

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a 2020 ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer recognized in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America list for that particular location and specialty.