CLEVELAND--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Thompson Hine LLP is pleased to announce that it has repeated its top-tier placement in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2014 Best Law Firms rankings, earning national and regional recognition.
Firms included on the list of 2014 Best Law Firms are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.
Thompson Hine received 124 rankings, including 66 first-tier rankings, five of which are national first-tier rankings in the areas of Corporate Law, International Trade and Finance Law, Litigation – Construction, Mass Tort/Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants and Transportation Law. This is the firm’s first year to be included in first-tier rankings for Corporate Law, International Trade and Finance Law and Litigation – Construction.
The firm also earned high marks in the metropolitan rankings for Atlanta, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, New York and Washington, D.C., receiving first-tier rankings in the following areas: Admiralty & Maritime Law, Antitrust Law, Banking & Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Corporate Law, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Employment Law – Management, Environmental Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Health Care Law, International Trade and Finance Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Antitrust, Litigation – Bankruptcy, Litigation – Construction, Litigation – Environmental, Litigation – ERISA, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions, Litigation – Real Estate, Litigation – Securities, Litigation – Tax, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action Defendants, Patent Law, Product Liability – Defendants, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Real Estate Law, Securities Regulation, Tax Law, Transportation Law, Trusts & Estates Law, and Venture Capital Law. The regional rankings include all seven of the firm’s office locations.
The national first-tier rankings will be featured in the first edition of the Best Law Firms legal issue, which will be distributed to more than 30,000 C-level executives. National and metropolitan first-tier rankings will be featured in the Best Law Firms general counsel publication, which will be distributed to more than 30,000 in-house counsel and in digital format to more than 60,000 private practice lawyers worldwide. The complete 2014 Best Law Firms rankings can be viewed at http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com.
The report, in its fourth year, is compiled by surveying thousands of law firm clients and lawyers. Firms are then ranked for their experience, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, civility and whether a client or lawyer would refer business to a firm. The mission of the Best Law Firms rankings is to help guide referring lawyers and clients who are seeking corporate legal advice.
Earlier this year, 95 Thompson Hine lawyers were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. First published in 1983, Best Lawyers is based on a confidential peer-review survey of the top attorneys in the nation. This is the third year that U.S. News & World Report has partnered with Best Lawyers to produce the Best Law Firms rankings.
About Thompson Hine LLP. Established in 1911, Thompson Hine is a business law firm dedicated to providing superior client service. The firm has been recognized for more than ten consecutive years as one of the top law firms in the country for client service excellence in The BTI Client Service A-Team: Survey of Law Firm Client Service Performance, and for six years has ranked as one of the top 30 law firms in the United States for client service. For more information, please visit www.ThompsonHine.com.