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Sixteen Wiley Rein Practices Recognized in U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Rankings

November 1, 2013

Sixteen Wiley Rein practice areas—more than ever before—have been recognized in the 2014 “Best Law Firms” rankings, published annually by U.S. News & World Report.  For the fourth 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. They are Administrative/Regulatory Law; Appellate; Bankruptcy; Commercial Litigation; Government Relations; Insurance; and three areas of Litigation (Bankruptcy, Intellectual Property, and Patent).

U.S. News Media Group, which teamed with Best Lawyers® to produce its 2014 “Best Law Firms” list, said the firms in the fourth edition of the rankings are “recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.”  It further noted, “Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.”

Ranked among the best in the nation 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
  • Litigation – Patent

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
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Environmental Law
  • FDA Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law

These rankings were based on research that included feedback from more than 12,000 attorneys, who provided more than 330,000 law firm assessments, and nearly 7,000 clients who provided close to 20,000 evaluations.