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Adams and Reese Receives National-Level Recognition for 19 Practice Areas in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”

November 09, 2018

Adams and Reese has received recognition in the 2019 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 19 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 and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, recognizing the depth and breadth of the firm’s work and positive client experience in these areas.  

At the regional level, the firm received 185 metropolitan-level practice area rankings in 14 metro areas across its regional southeastern U.S. footprint.

In its ninth 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® (by Levine Leichtman Capital Partners) 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 2019 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

National Tier 2
Litigation - Banking & Finance
Litigation - Construction
Litigation - Real Estate
Oil & Gas Law
Public Finance 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
Tax Law
Technology Law
Timber 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
Insurance Law

Metropolitan Tier 3
Administrative / Regulatory Law

Birmingham, AL
Metropolitan Tier 1
Commercial Litigation
Employment Law - Management
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
Real Estate Law
Tax Law

Metropolitan Tier 3
Antitrust Law
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
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
Real Estate Law
Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Metropolitan Tier 2
Litigation - Banking & Finance
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Tax Law

Metropolitan Tier 3
Corporate Law

Houston, TX
Metropolitan Tier 1
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Metropolitan Tier 2
Litigation - Construction
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Natural Resources Law
Oil & Gas 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
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Real Estate Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Metropolitan Tier 3
Environmental Law
Litigation – Environmental

Jacksonville, FL
Metropolitan Tier 1
Banking and Finance Law
Commercial Litigation
Insurance Law

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
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
Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
Litigation - Banking & Finance
Litigation - Municipal
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Metropolitan Tier 3
Litigation – Bankruptcy 

Mobile, AL
Metropolitan Tier 1
Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Metropolitan Tier 2
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Corporate Law
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Tax Law
Timber Law

Metropolitan Tier 3
Banking and Finance Law
Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor & Employment
Workers' Compensation Law – Employers 

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
Education Law
Health Care Law
Insurance Law
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Media Law

Metropolitan Tier 3
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Corporate Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
Litigation - Banking & Finance
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
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
Financial Services Regulation Law
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
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Construction
Litigation - Real Estate

Metropolitan Tier 2
Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy