U.S. News – Best Lawyers Recognizes Firm for Labor Law – Management
TAMPA (November 2, 2015) – Fisher & Phillips LLP announced today that the law firm has been named 2016 “Law Firm of the Year” for Labor Law – Management by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®. The firm also received “Tier 1 Rankings” for its Employment and Labor Law Practices as well as its Labor and Employment Litigation Practice.
In addition, the Tampa office of Fisher & Phillips received “Metropolitan Tier 1 Rankings” for Employment Law, Labor Law, and Labor and Employment Litigation. The Tampa office was among 19 firm offices nationally to receive “Metropolitan Tier 1 Rankings” for Employment Law, Labor Law, Employee Benefits and/or Labor and Employment Litigation.
The firm has been included in every edition of the prestigious rankings since its inception in 2010 and is the 2015 “Law Firm of the Year” for Labor & Employment Litigation. Fisher & Phillips is dedicated to representing employers in labor and employment matters with 330 attorneys in 31 offices.
“Since the firm’s founding in 1943, labor law has been a cornerstone of our work. Over the years, our practice areas have expanded to include nearly every aspect of labor and employment on behalf of management,” said Steve Bernstein, managing partner in the Tampa office of Fisher & Phillips LLP. “We are pleased to see that our emphasis on client service leads to such high recognition.”
Firms included in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a “First-Tier” ranking signifies a quality law practice and breadth of legal experience and knowledge.
For the 2016 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 6.7 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.” Fisher & Phillips has 84 attorneys included in Best Lawyers.
About Fisher & Phillips LLP
Fisher & Phillips LLP is a national law firm committed to providing practical business solutions for employers’ workplace legal problems. Labor and employment law is all the firm does, offering deep and broad knowledge and experience in the area of the law the attorneys know best. Fisher & Phillips attorneys help clients avoid legal problems, are dedicated to providing exceptional client service, and are there when you need them. The firm has 330 attorneys in 31 offices. In addition to the Tampa office, 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 Jersey, New Orleans, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C.
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About Best Lawyers
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