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Proskauer Garners 102 Tier One Rankings in U.S. News-Best Lawyers 2014 "Best Law Firms"

Personal Planning Practice Named "Law Firm of the Year" for Litigation - Trusts & Estates

November 1, 2013 (New York) -- For the fourth consecutive year, Proskauer has earned broad recognition as one of the country's top firms by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers in their 2014 edition of "Best Law Firms."

Proskauer was named “Law Firm of the Year” in Litigation – Trusts & Estates, the only firm to receive this prestigious designation in this category, and was recognized with 31 national and 71 metropolitan Tier One rankings. Proskauer’s Tier One rankings for the firm rose by 10 percent and its metropolitan Tier One rankings increased by 13 percent.

Nationally, Proskauer was awarded Tier One designation across 31 practices:

  • Advertising Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Entertainment Law - Music
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Patent Law
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Sports Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Venture Capital Law

In the metropolitan rankings, the firm’s offices in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New Jersey, New Orleans, New York and Washington, DC, received 71 Tier One rankings:

Boston

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law

Chicago

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy

Los Angeles

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Miami

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

New Jersey

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Immigration Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment

New Orleans

  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment

New York City

  • Advertising Law
  • Arbitration
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Entertainment Law - Music
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Trusts & Estates
  • Patent Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Sports Law
  • Technology Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Washington, DC

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Venture Capital Law

The 2014 "Best Law Firms" rankings cover 74 national and 120 metropolitan practice areas and are based on a record 350,000 assessments by nearly 20,000 attorneys and clients throughout the United States. Criteria on which peers and clients were asked to evaluate firms included expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, integrity and civility. National Tier One rankings will be published in an upcoming special legal edition of U.S. News & World Report.