BOSTON – Nov. 13, 2018 — The Boston office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP earned top-tier rankings in the latest U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” report. Below is the list of Greenberg Traurig Boston’s ranked practice areas for the Boston metropolitan area of the national survey.
- Criminal Defense: White Collar (Tier 1)
- Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law (Tier 1)
- Real Estate Law (Tier 1)
- Commercial Litigation (Tier 2)
- Employment Law – Management (Tier 2)
- Energy Law (Tier 2)
- Litigation – Bankruptcy (Tier 2)
- Litigation – Labor & Employment (Tier 2)
- Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Tier 3)
- Litigation – Securities (Tier 3)
Greenberg Traurig received the most overall first-tier rankings in the United States and also was recognized as “Law Firm of the Year” for Information Technology Law in the 2019 edition of this report. Only one firm is named “Law Firm of the Year” for select nationally ranked practice areas.
According to U.S. News – Best Lawyers, firms included in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” are recognized for “professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.” According to the publication, achieving a tiered ranking “signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.”
For the 2019 edition, U.S. News – Best Lawyers reported receiving more than one million law firm assessments from more than 16,000 attorneys and received over 100,000 evaluations from nearly 12,000 clients. According to the U.S. News – Best Lawyers press release, the 2019 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record.
To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the United States.
Additionally, for the 12th consecutive year, Greenberg Traurig has more attorneys included in the related Best Lawyers in America guide than any other law firm listed.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Boston Office: Established in 1999, Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office is home to over 70 attorneys practicing in the areas of bankruptcy, corporate, emerging technology, energy, gaming, governmental affairs, intellectual property, labor and employment, life sciences and medical technology, litigation, public finance, and real estate. An important contributor to the firm's international platform, the Boston office includes a team of nationally recognized attorneys with both public and private sector experience. The team offers clients the value of decades of legal experience and hands-on knowledge of the local business community, supported by the firm's vast network of global resources.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2018 Am Law Global 100. Web: www.gtlaw.com; Twitter: @GT_Law.