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U.S. News Awards Top-Tier Rankings to 46 Whiteford Practices, Including 18 Nationally

November 2, 2018

November 2, 2018 – Baltimore – Whiteford, Taylor & Preston is pleased to announce that U.S. News and World Report - Best Lawyers ® “Best Law Firms” has awarded the firm exemplary rankings for 2019.  Eighteen of the firm’s practices are ranked at the national level, including two practices with national Tier 1 rankings:  Litigation and Bankruptcy.  At the state level, an additional forty-six practices have been ranked in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and VA.

The U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” evaluation process includes, among other things, collection of client and lawyer evaluations and peer review from leading attorneys.  Direct quotes from clients and others can be read here.

The specific areas of law and the cities in which WTP was ranked are summarized below (*new recognition in 2019).

National

Tier 1

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Construction

Tier 2

  • Environmental Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Real Estate Law
  • Technology Law

Tier 3

  • Corporate Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts and Estate Law*
  • Venture Capital Law

Baltimore, MD

Tier 1

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Education Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Patent Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Venture Capital Law

Tier 2

  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Public Finance Law

Tier 3

  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Non-Profit/Charities Law
     

Roanoke, VA

Tier 1

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
     

Washington, DC

Tier 1

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Construction

Tier 2

  • Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law
  • Education Law
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Non-Profit/Charities Law

Tier 3

  • Litigation – Labor & Employment*
  • Trusts & Estates Law

About Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP: With over 170 attorneys, Whiteford, Taylor & Preston provides a comprehensive range of sophisticated, cost-effective business law and litigation services to clients ranging from innovative start-ups to middle market companies to global enterprises.  Our growing Mid-Atlantic footprint includes sixteen offices in Delaware, D.C., Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia.