U.S. News recognizes Nixon Peabody's top tier practices

November 01, 2015

Chief Communications Officer
Allison McClain

Boston, MA. In its 2016 U.S. News-Best Lawyers survey, Nixon Peabody ranked highly in many practice areas, including being recognized as “Law Firm of the Year” in Health Care Law. Only one U.S. law firm achieves this top distinction each year.

In addition to the health care law firm of the year recognition, U.S. News-Best Lawyers recognized 64 of our practices regionally with metropolitan Tier 1 practice honors, and has named 13 of our practice areas as national Tier 1 leaders. Tier 1 rankings include:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law—Management
  • Franchise Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Labor Law—Management
  • Litigation—First Amendment
  • Litigation—Labor & Employment
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions—Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

The U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes analyzing evaluations submitted by clients and lawyers and peer review by leading attorneys in the field, as well as supplementary information provided by law firms.

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