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Kaye Scholer Earns 73 Practice Rankings in U.S. News-Best Lawyers’ 2016 Survey

November 4, 2015

47 Practice Areas Recognized as Top Tier

The 2016 edition of U.S. News & World Report-Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms” recognized Kaye Scholer with 73 practice area rankings (26 national and 47 metropolitan rankings). Ten 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.

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

Corporate Law

Information Technology Law

Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law





Mass Tort Litigation/Class ActionsDefendants

Patent Law

Trademark Law

Trusts & Estates Law

National Rankings—Tier 2

Employment LawManagement

Energy Law

Labor LawManagement

Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law

Real Estate Law

Securitization and Structured Finance Law

National Rankings—Tier 3

LitigationIntellectual Property

LitigationLabor & Employment

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Securities/Capital Markets Law

Tax Law

Metropolitan Rankings


Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization LawTier 1

Commercial LitigationTier 1

LitigationBankruptcyTier 1

ArbitrationTier 3

Los Angeles

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization LawTier 1

Biotechnology LawTier 1

Trademark LawTier 1

Antitrust LawTier 2

Litigation-BankruptcyTier 2

Product Liability Litigation–DefendantsTier 2

LitigationAntitrustTier 3

New York City

Antitrust LawTier 1

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization LawTier 1

Biotechnology LawTier 1

Commercial LitigationTier 1

Corporate LawTier 1

Employment LawManagementTier 1

Information Technology LawTier 1

Labor LawManagementTier 1

Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity LawTier 1

LitigationAntitrustTier 1

LitigationLabor & EmploymentTier 1

LitigationPatentTier 1

LitigationSecuritiesTier 1

LitigationTrusts & EstatesTier 1

Mass Tort Litigation/Class ActionsDefendantsTier 1

Product Liability LitigationDefendantsTier 1

Real Estate LawTier 1

Trusts & Estates LawTier 1

Criminal Defense—White-CollarTier 2

Patent LawTier 2

Private Funds/Hedge Funds LawTier 2

Securitization and Structured Finance LawTier 2

Tax LawTier 2

Securities/Capital Markets LawTier 3

Silicon Valley (San Jose)

Corporate Compliance LawTier 1

Corporate Governance LawTier 1

Corporate LawTier 1

LitigationIntellectual PropertyTier 1

Patent LawTier 1

Mergers & Acquisitions LawTier 2

Washington, DC

Commercial LitigationTier 1

Antitrust LawTier 2

Criminal DefenseWhite-CollarTier 2

Energy LawTier 2

West Palm Beach

Commercial LitigationTier 1

Product Liability Litigation–DefendantsTier 1

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