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McGuireWoods Receives First-Tier Ranking in 2013 Best Law Firms

November 1, 2012

McGuireWoods LLP announced today that it has received a Tier 1 ranking in the 2013 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.”

This Tier 1 ranking was determined through the firm's overall evaluation, which was derived from a combination of client feedback, peer review and law firm survey responses.

The national first-tier rankings will be published in a special Money issue released by U.S. News & World Report on Nov. 20, 2012. The national and metropolitan first-tier rankings will be featured in the 2013 “Best Law Firms” stand-alone publication. The firm’s complete national and metropolitan rankings may be found here.

This news comes on the heels of a recent survey by BTI Consulting Group Inc., which cited McGuireWoods' litigation practices in several categories, including recognition as a “Litigation Powerhouse: Class Action and Tort,” in its 2013 edition of BTI Litigation Outlook: Changes, Trends and Opportunities for Law Firms survey.

McGuireWoods’ First-Tier National Rankings

  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Banking & Finance
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

McGuireWoods’ First-Tier Metropolitan Rankings

Atlanta

  • Gaming Law
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Baltimore

  • Public Finance Law

Charlotte

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar - Governmental Investigations
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Banking & Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Eminent Domain & Condemnation
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Charlottesville

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Health Care Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Eminent Domain & Condemnation
  • Litigation - Trusts & Estates
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Chicago

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Houston

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Eminent Domain & Condemnation

Jacksonville

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation - Environmental

New York City

  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Public Finance Law

Norfolk

  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Pittsburgh

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Real Estate

Raleigh

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Eminent Domain & Condemnation
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

Richmond

  • Antitrust Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar - Governmental Investigations
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar - Litigation
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Gaming Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Union
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Banking & Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Eminent Domain & Condemnation
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Land Use & Zoning
  • Litigation - Municipal
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Tax
  • Litigation - Trusts & Estates
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Water Law

Washington, D.C.

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Banking & Finance
  • Litigation - Eminent Domain & Condemnation
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Tax
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Wilmington, N.C.

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Eminent Domain & Condemnation

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