On November 1, 2017, U.S. News & World Report released its 2018 “Best Law Firms” rankings. Hamilton Stephens was regionally ranked as a top, Tier 1 law firm for Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Litigation – Construction, Litigation – Land Use & Zoning, and Municipal. Hamilton Stephens also earned a Tier 2 ranking in Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and Real Estate Law.
U.S. News’ process for ranking law firms across the country includes a collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review, and additional information provided by law firms as part of a formal submission process. U.S. News considers expertise, responsiveness, integrity, cost-effectiveness, competition, and understanding of clients and their needs. The first tier ranking represents a score within a certain percentage of the highest scoring firm for the category. Hamilton Stephens is proud of its continuing accomplishments.