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Husch Blackwell Honored With National Tier 1 Rankings

November 09, 2015

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U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have released the 2016 “Best Law Firms” rankings. Husch Blackwell is recognized as a National Tier 1 firm in four practice areas:

  • Employment Law – Management
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law

The firm also received Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings in 96 out of 122 practice areas in cities where the firm has offices. In addition, 109 Husch Blackwell attorneys were named to the 2016 Best Lawyers list, and 11 attorneys were named 2016 "Lawyers of the Year".

Husch Blackwell’s Labor & Employment attorneys have broad experience representing a wide range of clients, from startup businesses to privately held corporations to Fortune 500 companies, with extensive experience in virtually every employment sector. The Litigation group within Labor & Employment is skilled at handling class actions and collective actions; defending employers against all types of discrimination claims; and assisting businesses with internal investigations.

The Real Estate, Development & Construction team has nearly 100 lawyers with multidisciplinary experience focused on investment, acquisition, development, design/construction, leasing, management, operations, finance and disposition in all real estate sectors.

Husch Blackwell's Tax group has deep knowledge of the complex and ever-changing tax laws. These attorneys advise businesses on ways to produce more favorable tax results – immediately and in the future – while remaining faithful to business objectives.

In addition to the National Tier 1 rankings, Husch Blackwell received national recognition in the following practice areas:

  • Antitrust Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employee Law – Individuals
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Equipment Finance Law
  • First Amendment Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Healthcare Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Labor Law – Union
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation – Antitrust 
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Litigation - Tax
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • Mediation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Patent Law
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law 

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, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms. A tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm's lawyers have earned among clients and other leading lawyers in their practice areas and communities.