Nov 5, 2020

U.S. News and Best Lawyers® Recognizes SGR on the 2021 “Best Law Firms” List

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ATLANTA (November 5, 2020) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce that the firm has again been named to the 2021 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® ranked nationally and in Atlanta, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, and Washington, D.C., including 19 “Tier 1” rankings. For this 11th Edition, SGR has been honored with recognition in several additional practice areas.

The 2021 rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and attorney evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in the field, and review of additional information provided by law firm formal submissions. The rankings highlight law firms both nationally and within 188 eligible metropolitan areas across the United States. The 2021 national rankings cover 75 practice areas, and 127 practice areas are covered on the metropolitan lists.

To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer recognized first in The Best Lawyers in America©, which recognizes the top practicing attorneys in the U.S. To view SGR’s The Best Lawyers® rankings for 2021, click HERE.

The U.S. NewsBest Lawyers® 2021 “Best Law Firms” rankings recognize SGR in the following practice areas as noted with the tier by metro/national designation:

National Rankings
Trusts & Estates Law (Tier 1)
Biotechnology Law (Tier 2)
Land Use & Zoning Law (Tier 2)
Trademark Law (Tier 2)
Appellate Practice (Tier 3)
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Tier 3)
Construction Law (Tier 3)
Corporate Law (Tier 3)
Derivatives and Futures Law (Tier 3)
Litigation – Intellectual Property (Tier 3)
Patent Law (Tier 3)
Public Finance Law (Tier 3)
Real Estate Law (Tier 3)
Securitization and Structured Finance Law (Tier 3)
Technology Law (Tier 3)
Transportation Law (Tier 3)

Metropolitan Rankings
Atlanta
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Tier 1)
Bet-the-Company Litigation (Tier 1)
Commercial Litigation (Tier 1)
Construction Law (Tier 1)
Criminal Defense: White-Collar (Tier 1)
Environmental Law (Tier 1)
Land Use & Zoning Law (Tier 1)
Litigation – Intellectual Property (Tier 1)
Litigation – Land Use & Zoning (Tier 1)
Patent Law (Tier 1)
Public Finance Law (Tier 1)
Real Estate Law (Tier 1)
Antitrust Law (Tier 2)
Appellate Practice (Tier 2)
Corporate Law (Tier 2)
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law (Tier 2)
Employment Law – Management (Tier 2)
Insurance Law (Tier 2)
Labor Law – Management (Tier 2)
Litigation – Construction (Tier 2)
Litigation – Environmental (Tier 2)
Litigation – Patent (Tier 2)
Mergers & Acquisitions Law (Tier 2)
Tax Law (Tier 2)
Technology Law (Tier 2)
Trademark Law (Tier 2)
Trusts & Estates Law (Tier 2)
Administrative/Regulatory Law (Tier 3)
Litigation – Banking & Finance (Tier 3)
Litigation – ERISA (Tier 3)
Litigation – Labor & Employment (Tier 3)

Jacksonville
Commercial Litigation (Tier 1)
Insurance Law (Tier 1)
Litigation – Insurance (Tier 1)
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants (Tier 1)
Real Estate Law (Tier 1)
Corporate Governance Law (Tier 2)
Corporate Law (Tier 2)
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law (Tier 2)
Employment Law – Management (Tier 2)
Labor Law – Management (Tier 2)
Litigation – Labor & Employment (Tier 2)
Litigation – Intellectual Property (Tier 3)
Litigation – Securities (Tier 3)

Los Angeles
Trust & Estates Law (Tier 1)
Litigation – Trust & Estates (Tier 2)

Miami
Securitization and Structured Finance Law (Tier 2)
Transportation Law (Tier 2)
Corporate Law (Tier 3)
Derivatives and Futures Law (Tier 3)

New York City
Trusts & Estates Law (Tier 3)

Washington, D.C.
Biotechnology Law (Tier 2)

About “Best Law Firms”
The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in the previous edition of The Best Lawyers in America© list for that practice area and metro area.

About Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
SGR is a full service, international law firm that advises regional, national and global businesses on a wide range of legal matters. The firm’s 250 attorneys provide legal counsel in more than 45 specialized practice areas, including corporate transactions, litigation, intellectual property, aviation, banking, real estate, construction, employment law, and employee benefits and executive compensation. Founded in 1893, SGR has offices in Atlanta, Austin, Jacksonville, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Munich, New York, Southampton, and Washington, D.C.


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