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

November 2, 2015

Nineteen Wiley Rein practice areas have been recognized in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” rankings, published annually by U.S. News & World Report. For the sixth consecutive year, Wiley Rein’s preeminent Telecom, Media & Technology (TMT) Practice is ranked in the top tier nationally and in Washington, DC. In addition, 10 other practice areas are ranked in the top tier in Washington, DC: Administrative/Regulatory Law; Commercial Litigation; Copyright Law; Corporate Law; FDA Law; Government Relations; Insurance; Mergers and Acquisitions and two areas of Litigation (Intellectual Property and Patent).

U.S. News Media Group, which teamed with Best Lawyers® to produce its 2016 “Best Law Firms” list, said the firms in the sixth 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.”

Wiley Rein’s practices ranked among the best in the nation are:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Biotechnology
  • Communications (TMT)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Copyright
  • Environmental
  • FDA Law
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Media
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

 Wiley Rein’s practices ranked among the best in Washington, DC are:

  • Administrative/Regulatory
  • Appellate Practice
  • Biotechnology
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Communications (TMT)
  • Copyright
  • Corporate
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Environmental
  • FDA Law
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Insurance
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Media
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Securities / Capital Markets

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations and peer review from leading attorneys in their field. The rankings incorporate the 5.5 million evaluations of 52,488 individual leading lawyers collected by Best Lawyers in its most recent annual survey.