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Adams and Reese Receives National-Level Recognition for 18 Practice Areas in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”

November 04, 2019

Adams and Reese has received recognition in the 2020 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list, published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® (by BL Rankings, LLC).

With 18 national-level practice area rankings in this year’s list, Adams and Reese received National Tier 1 rankings in the areas of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants and Oil & Gas Law, recognizing the depth and breadth of the firm’s work and positive client experience in these areas.  

At the regional level, the firm received 156 metropolitan-level practice area rankings in 14 metro areas across its regional southern U.S. footprint.

In its tenth consecutive year, the “Best Law Firms” list ranks practice area strength of firms with lawyers listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, an annual publication by Best Lawyers® that recognizes the top four percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S.

“Best Law Firms” rankings reflect a firm’s reputation among lawyers and clients for legal ability, professionalism and integrity. Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale.

Adams and Reese received the following rankings in the 2020 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”:

National Tier 1

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Commercial Litigation

Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants

Oil & Gas Law

 

National Tier 2

Litigation - Banking & Finance

Litigation - Construction

Litigation - Real Estate

Timber Law

 

National Tier 3

Banking and Finance Law

Construction Law

Corporate Law

Employment Law - Management

Health Care Law

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Natural Resources Law

Project Finance Law

Public Finance Law

Technology Law

 

Atlanta, GA

Metropolitan Tier 1

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Metropolitan Tier 3

Tax Law

 

Baton Rouge, LA

Metropolitan Tier 1

Commercial Litigation

Government Relations Practice

 

Birmingham, AL

Metropolitan Tier 1

Commercial Litigation

Financial Services Regulation Law

Litigation - Banking & Finance

Litigation - Bankruptcy

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Securities/Capital Markets Law

Securities Regulation

Metropolitan Tier 2

Banking and Finance Law

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Metropolitan Tier 3

Antitrust Law

Health Care Law

Litigation - Antitrust

Litigation - Securities

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

 

Columbia, SC

Metropolitan Tier 1

Banking and Finance Law

Commercial Litigation

Insurance Law

Litigation - Real Estate

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Real Estate Law

Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Metropolitan Tier 2

Litigation - Banking & Finance

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Metropolitan Tier 3

Corporate Law

Tax Law

 

Houston, TX

Metropolitan Tier 1

Commercial Litigation

Construction Law

Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants

Oil & Gas Law

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Metropolitan Tier 2

Litigation - Construction

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Natural Resources Law

Metropolitan Tier 3

Technology Law

 

Jackson, MS

Metropolitan Tier 1

Banking and Finance Law

Employment Law - Management

Energy Law

Financial Services Regulation Law

Litigation - Real Estate

Litigation - Securities

Litigation - Trusts & Estates

Natural Resources Law

Oil & Gas Law

Securities/Capital Markets Law

Securities Regulation

Metropolitan Tier 2

Commercial Finance Law

Corporate Law

Insurance Law

Labor Law - Management

Litigation - Environmental

Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Real Estate Law

Trusts & Estates Law

Metropolitan Tier 3

Environmental Law

 

Jacksonville, FL

Metropolitan Tier 1

Banking and Finance Law

Commercial Litigation

Insurance Law

Litigation - Insurance

Metropolitan Tier 2

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

 

Memphis, TN

Metropolitan Tier 1

Commercial Litigation

Economic Development Law

Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law

First Amendment Law

Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants

Litigation - First Amendment

Project Finance Law

Public Finance Law

Metropolitan Tier 2

Banking and Finance Law

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Corporate Law

Health Care Law

Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Metropolitan Tier 3

Litigation - Banking & Finance

Litigation - Bankruptcy

 

Mobile, AL

Metropolitan Tier 1

Corporate Law

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Metropolitan Tier 2

Timber Law

Metropolitan Tier 3

Banking and Finance Law

Employment Law - Management

Labor Law - Management

Litigation - Labor & Employment

 

Nashville, TN

Metropolitan Tier 1

Banking and Finance Law

Commercial Litigation

Copyright Law

Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television

Entertainment Law - Music

Government Relations Practice

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Litigation - Patent

Litigation - Securities

Public Finance Law

Real Estate Law

Trademark Law

Metropolitan Tier 2

Corporate Law

Education Law

Health Care Law

Insurance Law

Labor Law - Management

Litigation - Banking & Finance

Litigation - Bankruptcy

Media Law

Metropolitan Tier 3

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Financial Services Regulation Law

Litigation - Labor & Employment

Litigation - Tax

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Patent Law

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

 

New Orleans, LA

Metropolitan Tier 1

Admiralty & Maritime Law

Appellate Practice

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Commercial Litigation

Employment Law - Management

Energy Law

Environmental Law

Financial Services Regulation Law

Government Relations Practice

Health Care Law

Insurance Law

Labor Law - Management

Litigation - Environmental

Litigation - Labor & Employment

Litigation - Real Estate

Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Metropolitan Tier 2

Litigation - Insurance

Public Finance Law

Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Metropolitan Tier 3

Arbitration

Banking and Finance Law

Litigation - Antitrust

Litigation - Securities

Oil & Gas Law

Tax Law

Trusts & Estates Law

 

Sarasota, FL

Metropolitan Tier 1

Litigation - Construction

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Litigation - Real Estate

Metropolitan Tier 2

Litigation - Trusts & Estates

 

St. Petersburg, FL

Metropolitan Tier 1

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Litigation - Construction

Metropolitan Tier 3

Real Estate Law

 

Tampa, FL

Metropolitan Tier 1

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Construction

Litigation - Real Estate

Metropolitan Tier 2

Litigation - Bankruptcy

Metropolitan Tier 3

Litigation - Banking & Finance