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Fourteen Wiley Rein Practices Recognized in “Best Law Firms” Rankings

November 1, 2012

Fourteen Wiley Rein practice areas have been recognized in the 2013 “Best Law Firms” rankings, published annually by U.S. News & World Report.  For the third consecutive year, Wiley Rein’s preeminent Communications Practice is ranked in the top tier nationally and in Washington, DC. In addition, nine other practice areas are ranked in the top tier in Washington DC—more than ever before.  They are Administrative/Regulatory Law; Appellate; Bankruptcy; Commercial Litigation; Health Care; Insurance; and three areas of Litigation (Bankruptcy, Eminent Domain & Condemnation and Intellectual Property).

U.S. News Media Group, which teamed with Best Lawyers® to produce its 2013 “Best Law Firms” rankings, said “The third edition of these rankings features law firms that have given consistently impressive performance ratings by clients and peers.”  It further noted, “Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise.”

Ranked among the best in the nation and in Washington DC are:

  • Communications Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • FDA Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental Law

Ranked among the best in Washington, DC are:

  • Administrative/Regulatory Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Communications Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Eminent Domain & Condemnation
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Environmental Law
  • FDA Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Government Relations Practice

These rankings were based on research that included client feedback and 4.3 million evaluations of 68,761 individual leading lawyers collected by Best Lawyers® in its most recent annual survey.