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Kaye Scholer Achieves 47 Tier 1 Practice Rankings in U.S. News-Best Lawyers’ “B…

November 1, 2013

Kaye Scholer Achieves 47 Tier 1 Practice Rankings in U.S. News-Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms”

2014 Best Law Firm RankingsU.S. News & World Report-Best Lawyers 2014 edition of “Best Law Firms” recognized Kaye Scholer with 69 practice area rankings (25 national and 44 regional rankings). Sixteen of these are new or improved rankings for the firm. We secured 47 Tier 1 rankings, which consisted of 15 national rankings as well as Tier 1 recognition for regional practices in all six of our domestic offices. This includes two Tier 1 rankings for our West Palm Beach office, the first time this office has been recognized by “Best Law Firms.”

U.S. News-Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and a review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

The firm’s complete rankings are below.

National Rankings - Tier 1
Antitrust Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Biotechnology Law
Commercial Litigation
Copyright Law
Corporate Law
Information Technology Law
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Litigation - Antitrust
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - Patent
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Patent Law
Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Trademark Law

National Rankings - Tier 2
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law - Management
Equipment Finance Law
Labor Law - Management
Real Estate Law
Trusts & Estates Law

National Rankings - Tier 3
Energy Law
Litigation - Securities
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Tax Law

Metropolitan Rankings

Chicago
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Tier 1)
Commercial Litigation (Tier 1)
Litigation - Bankruptcy (Tier 1)

Los Angeles
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Tier 1)
Commercial Litigation (Tier 1)
Equipment Finance Law (Tier 1)
Legal Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs (Tier 1)
Antitrust Law (Tier 2)
Litigation - Antitrust (Tier 2)
Litigation - Bankruptcy (Tier 2)

New York City
Antitrust Law (Tier 1)
Biotechnology Law (Tier 1)
Commercial Litigation (Tier 1)
Copyright Law (Tier 1)
Corporate Law (Tier 1)
Employment Law - Management (Tier 1)
Information Technology Law (Tier 1)
Labor Law - Management (Tier 1)
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law (Tier 1)
Litigation - Antitrust (Tier 1)
Litigation - Patent (Tier 1)
Litigation - Securities (Tier 1)
Litigation - Trusts & Estates (Tier 1)
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants (Tier 1)
Patent Law (Tier 1)
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (Tier 1)
Real Estate Law (Tier 1)
Securitization and Structured Finance Law (Tier 1)
Trademark Law (Tier 1)
Trusts & Estates Law (Tier 1)
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Tier 2)
Criminal Defense: White-Collar (Tier 2)
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law (Tier 2)
Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law (Tier 2)
Tax Law (Tier 2)

San Francisco (Palo Alto)
Corporate Compliance Law (Tier 1)
Corporate Governance Law (Tier 1)
Mergers & Acquisitions Law (Tier 2)

Washington, DC
Commercial Litigation (Tier 1)
Antitrust Law (Tier 2)
Energy Law  (Tier 2)
Litigation - Antitrust (Tier 2)

West Palm Beach
Commercial Litigation (Tier 1)
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (Tier 1)

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