TAMPA, Fla. Nov. 7, 2016 –Adams and Reese had 18 practice areas ranked nationally among Top Tier practice areas and 155 practice areas ranked among metropolitan areas in the newly released 2017 “Best Law Firms” rankings, furnished by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. The annual list, now in its seventh consecutive year, awarded law firm rankings in a total of 74 national practice areas and 122 metropolitan practice areas.
Along with its 18 nationally recognized practice areas, Adams and Reese had 66 practice areas ranked as Metropolitan Tier One, 52 areas ranked among Metropolitan Tier Two and 37 areas ranked as Metropolitan Tier Three. The firm had a total of 173 practice areas ranked in the 2017 report.
To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S. Adams and Reese had 117 attorneys ranked in the 2017 Best Lawyers® edition.
Adams and Reese’s complete 2017 “Best Law Firms” rankings can be viewed here: http://www.adamsandreese.com/files/Uploads/Documents/2017%20Best%20Law%20Firms%20-%20Adams%20and%20Reese.pdf
ABOUT ADAMS AND REESE LLP
Adams and Reese (http://www.adamsandreese.com) is a multidisciplinary law firm with nearly 280 attorneys and advisors strategically located in 16 offices across 15 markets throughout the southern United States and Washington, D.C. The American Lawyer includes Adams and Reese on its distinguished list of the nation’s top law firms – The Am Law 200. The National Law Journal also includes the firm among the top 200 on the NLJ 500 list of the nation’s largest law firms.
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 the 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© list for that particular location and specialty.