TAMPA (November 1, 2013) – Fisher & Phillips LLP announced today that the law firm is included in the 2014 “Best Law Firms” rankings from U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. The firm has been included in all four editions of the prestigious rankings. In addition to the national “First-Tier Ranking,” the Tampa office received “Metropolitan First-tier Ranking” for Employment Law, Labor Law, and Employment Litigation.
Fisher & Phillips is dedicated solely to representing employers in labor and employment matters with 300 attorneys in 31 offices. Eighteen of the firm’s offices nationwide were included in the “Metropolitan First-tier Rankings” for Employment Law, Labor Law, Employee Benefits and/or Labor and Employment Litigation.
“The inclusion of Fisher & Phillips in ‘Best Law Firms’ and other rankings reflects that clients and peers recognize and value our exceptional client service while helping them solve their workplace legal issues,” said Christine Howard, managing partner of the Tampa office of Fisher & Phillips.
Firms included in the 2014 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a “First-Tier” ranking signals a quality law practice and breadth of legal experience and knowledge.
The 2014 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and the highest number of client ballots on record. More than 12,000 attorneys provided over 330,000 law firm assessments, and almost 7,000 clients provided close to 20,000 evaluations.
The 2014 “Best Law Firms” list will be featured in two publications to be distributed later this month. The national first‐tier rankings will be featured in the first edition of the “Best Law Firms” Legal Issue, which will be distributed to more than 30,000 C‐level executives. National and metropolitan first‐tier rankings will be featured in the “Best Law Firms” Standalone Publication, which will be distributed to more than 30,000 general counsel and in digital format to more than 60,000 private practice lawyers worldwide. The 2014 “Best Law Firms” rankings can be seen in their entirety by visiting BestLawFirms.USNews.com.
About Fisher & Phillips LLP (www.laborlawyers.com)
Fisher & Phillips LLP is a law firm committed to taking a practical, businesslike approach to solving labor and employment problems for employers. Labor and employment law is all we do, offering deep and broad knowledge and experience in the area of the law we know best. We help clients avoid legal problems, we are dedicated to providing exceptional client service, and we are there when you need us. The firm has 300 attorneys in 31 offices. In addition to Tampa, the offices are in Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbia, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Gulfport, Houston, Irvine, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Louisville, Memphis, New England, New Jersey, New Orleans, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.
About “Best Law Firms”
The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in 19th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© list for that particular location and specialty.
About U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report is a multi‐platform publisher of news and analysis that has earned a reputation as a leading provider of service news and information. U.S. News & World Report’s signature franchise includes its News You Can Use® brand of journalism and its annual “Best” series of consumer Web guides and publications that include rankings of colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, mutual funds, health plans and more.
About Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected attorney ranking service in the world. For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the attorneys best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Best Lawyers lists are published in leading local, regional and national publications across the globe.
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