Firm Increases Recognition in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2015 “Best Law Firms” Survey

November 3, 2014

Patterson Belknap has again been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" annual rankings of the country’s leading law firms. The firm was ranked nationally in 14 practice areas including four tier 1 rankings: Appellate, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Media Law, and Trusts & Estates Law. Patterson Belknap also was ranked in 23 practice areas for New York City including nine tier 1 rankings: Appellate, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Employment Law - Management, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Labor & Employment, Media Law, Real Estate Law, and Trusts & Estates Law.

The 2015 edition of the "Best Law Firms" survey marks increased recognition for the firm, with two nationwide and three New York City practice areas receiving their first years of honors in the rankings: Litigation - Antitrust and Litigation - Patent, nationally, and Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Litigation - Patent, and Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, in New York City.

A full listing of the practices that were included in U.S. News - Best Lawyers rankings is below.

National Rankings

Advertising Law
Appellate
Commercial Litigation
Employment Law - Management
International Trade and Finance Law
Litigation - Antitrust
Litigation - Banking & Finance
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Labor & Employment
Litigation - Patent
Media Law
Patent Law
Real Estate Law
Trusts & Estates Law

New York City Rankings

Advertising Law
Appellate
Arbitration
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency Reorganization Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Commercial Litigation
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law - Management
International Trade and Finance Law
Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
Litigation - Antitrust
Litigation - Banking & Finance
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Labor & Employment
Litigation - Patent
Media Law
Mediation
Non-Profit/Charities Law
Patent Law
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estate Law