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Schnader Recognized as a Tier One Law Firm in the 2011-2012 “Best Law Firms” Rankings

On November 14, 2011 by Schnader in Alternative Dispute Resolution

Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in their second edition of “Best Law Firms” rankings as a Tier One law firm in several practice areas, and as highly regarded in several others, including:

New York
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Philadelphia
Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation
Family Law
Litigation – Environmental

Pittsburgh
Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation
Franchise Law
Litigation – Tax
Municipal Law

The Firm was also ranked and recognized as highly regarded in several other practice areas and tiers as well, including:

National
Commercial Litigation (Tier 3)
Litigation – Environmental (Tier 2)
Litigation – Trusts and Estates (Tier 3) 

New York
Employment Law – Management (Tier 2)
Litigation – Construction (Tier 2)
Litigation – Labor and Employment (Tier 2)
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants (Tier 2)

Philadelphia 
Arbitration (Tier 2)
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Tier 2)
Copyright Law (Tier 2)
Corporate Law (Tier 2)
Employment Law – Individuals (Tier 2)
Litigation – Bankruptcy (Tier 2)
Litigation – First Amendment (Tier 2)
Litigation – Intellectual Property (Tier 2)
Litigation – Trusts and Estates (Tier 2) 
Patent Law (Tier 2)
Real Estate Law (Tier 2)
Trademark Law (Tier 2)
Trusts and Estates Law (Tier 2)

Pittsburgh
Litigation – Bankruptcy (Tier 2) 
Tax Law (Tier 2)

San Francisco
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Tier 2)
Litigation – Bankruptcy (Tier 2)

Washington, DC
Appellate Practice (Tier 2)
Commercial Litigation (Tier 2)

The 2011-2012 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process of more than 10,000 firms that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and the review of additional information provided by law firms.  

U.S News has more than two decades of experience in providing the public with the most accurate and in-depth rankings of a wide range of institutions, including our Best Law Schools rankings,” says Tim Smart, Executive Editor of U.S. News & World Report. “Law firms are an integral part of our rankings and a natural accompaniment to the law schools rankings.”