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Eighteen Practice Areas Ranked Nationally for Adams and Reese by U.S. News and World Report, Best Lawyers (by BL Rankings, LLC)

11/12/2014

Adams and Reese had 18 Practice Areas ranked nationally and 155 total practice areas ranked throughout 16 of the firm's cities in its regional footprint, announced by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, which for the fifth consecutive year combined their efforts to deliver the 2015 “Best Law Firms” rankings.

Firms included in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with ratings from clients and peers.

Both nationally and in each metropolitan city, practice areas received high rankings in three tiers with Tier 1 being the top ranking, Tier 2 the second level, and Tier 3, the third level. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America. Over 17,000 attorneys provided over 600,000 law firm assessments, and almost 7,500 clients provided close to 40,000 evaluations.

All of the following Adams and Reese practice areas were ranked in “National – Tier 2” and “National – Tier 3”:

National Tier 2
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

National Tier 3
Banking and Finance Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Employment Law – Management
Financial Services Regulation Law
Health Care Law
Litigation - Banking & Finance
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Real Estate
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
Natural Resources Law
Oil & Gas Law
Project Finance Law
Public Finance Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law

Below are Adams and Reese's rankings within each metropolitan area:

Baton Rouge
Tier 1
Gaming Law
Government Relations Practice
Insurance Law
Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

Tier 2
Banking and Finance Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Tier 3
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Corporate Law

Birmingham
Tier 1
Commercial Litigation
Financial Services Regulation Law
Litigation - Banking & Finance
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation

Tier 2
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Health Care Law
Litigation - Antitrust

Tier 3
Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Charleston and Columbia
Tier 1
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Banking & Finance
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Real Estate Law
Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Tier 2
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - Real Estate
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Tax Law

Tier 3
Corporate Law
Litigation - Construction
Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Houston
Tier 1
Litigation - Construction
Litigation - Intellectual Property

Tier 2
Natural Resources Law
Oil & Gas Law
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Jackson
Tier 1
Energy Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
Litigation - Real Estate
Litigation - Trusts & Estates
Natural Resources Law
Oil & Gas Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation

Tier 2
Banking and Finance Law
Corporate Law
Employment Law - Management
Health Care Law
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Environmental
Litigation - Securities
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Real Estate Law
Trusts & Estates Law
Water Law

Tier 3
Environmental Law
Insurance Law

Memphis
Tier 1
Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
First Amendment Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - First Amendment
Project Finance Law
Public Finance Law

Tier 2
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Health Care Law
Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Tier 3
Banking and Finance Law
Commercial Litigation
Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Mobile
Tier 1
Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Tier 2
Banking and Finance Law
Corporate Law
Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Tax Law
Timber Law

Tier 3
Litigation - Labor & Employment

Nashville
Tier 1
Arbitration
Commercial Litigation
Copyright Law
Entertainment Law - Music
Government Relations Practice
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Real Estate
Public Finance Law

Tier 2
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television
Financial Services Regulation Law
Insurance Law
Litigation - Banking & Finance
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - Construction
Litigation - Patent
Litigation - Securities
Patent Law
Real Estate Law
Trademark Law

Tier 3
Corporate Law
Health Care Law
Litigation - Tax
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

New Orleans
Tier 1
Admiralty & Maritime Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Employment Law - Management
Energy Law
Environmental Law
Government Relations Practice
Health Care Law
Insurance Law
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Environmental
Litigation - Labor & Employment
Litigation - Patent
Litigation - Real Estate
Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Project Finance Law
Public Finance Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law

Tier 2
Administrative / Regulatory Law
Appellate Practice
Banking and Finance Law
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Equipment Finance Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Real Estate Law
Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Trusts & Estates Law
Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Tier 3
Arbitration
Construction Law
Litigation - Antitrust
Litigation - Securities
Oil & Gas Law
Tax Law

Tallahassee
Tier 2
Health Care Law

Tampa
Tier 1
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Construction Law
Litigation - Construction
Litigation - Real Estate

Tier 2
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy

Tier 3
Commercial Litigation