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

November 3, 2014

Nineteen Wiley Rein practice areas—more than ever before—have been recognized in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” rankings, published annually by U.S. News & World Report.  For the fifth consecutive year, Wiley Rein’s preeminent Communications Practice is ranked in the top tier nationally and in Washington, DC.  

In addition, 12 other practice areas are ranked in the top tier in Washington, DC:  Administrative/Regulatory Law; Appellate; Bankruptcy; Biotechnology Law; Commercial Litigation; Copyright Law;Corporate Law; 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 2015 “Best Law Firms” list, said the firms in the fifth edition of the rankings are “recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.”  It further noted, “Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.”

Ranked among the best in the nation are:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Communications Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights /Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Biotechnology Law
  • FDA Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Copyright Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Ranked among the best in Washington, DC are:

  • Administrative/Regulatory Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights /Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Biotechnology Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Communications Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate 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 17,000 attorneys who provided almost 600,000 law firm assessments, and nearly 7,500 clients who provided more than 40,000 evaluations.