Gibbons Attains National and Regional Rankings in 2016 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”


November 2, 2015

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Gibbons is proud to announce that 34 of the firm’s practice areas have achieved national and metropolitan recognition in the 2016 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.

The firm also earned its highest number of national rankings ever, this year in the categories of Real Estate Law; Litigation – Construction; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Environmental Law; and Litigation – First Amendment. The 2016 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and client ballots on record. This year, more than 21,000 attorneys provided nearly 700,000 law firm assessments, and more than 8,000 clients provided more than 47,000 evaluations.

According to Best Lawyers, “Firms included in the 2016 ‘Best Law Firms’ list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.”

“Inclusion in Best Lawyers® and other prominent industry guides reaffirms our commitment to excellent legal work and outstanding client service,” notes Patrick C. Dunican Jr., Chairman and Managing Director of Gibbons.

The firm’s regional practice area rankings include:

New Jersey Regional Rankings

  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Criminal Defense – White Collar
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Environmental Law
  • First Amendment Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Antitrust
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – First Amendment
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Litigation – Trusts and Estates
  • Mediation
  • Mergers and Acquisition Law
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law

New York City Regional Rankings

    • Environmental Law
    • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action – Defendants
  • Real Estate Law

Philadelphia Regional Rankings

    • Litigation – Construction
    • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Real Estate Law

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