U.S. News & World Report recently released the 2011-2012 U.S. News - Best Lawyers report and, not surprisingly, it boasts a lot of familiar names.
This year, the report designates one “Law Firm of the Year” in each of the 75 practice areas it ranks nationally.
Some firms that received that honor include, but are not limited to:
Baker Botts: Litigation-Environmental
Cleary Gottlieb: Antitrust
Foley & Lardner: Health care
Kirkland & Ellis: Litigation-Patent; Private Equity
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs
Littler Mendelson: Labor Law-Management
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart: Litigation-Labor & Employment
Ropes & Gray: Private Funds/Hedge Funds
Sidley Austin: Corporate Law; Securities Regulation
White & Case: International Arbitration-Commercial; International Trade and Finance
Read the full list of Law Firms of the Year in U.S. News & World Report’s 2011-2012 Best Lawyer’s report.