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Hodgson Russ Earns Four National-Level Rankings in U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers 'Best Law Firms' Report

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November 1, 2016

National-Level Rankings Received in Trusts & Estates Law and Three Additional Categories

Hodgson Russ has earned prestigious National Tier 2 rankings in numerous fields on the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers 2017 “Best Law Firms” list. The ranked categories are: Health Care Law, Litigation – Tax, Tax Law, and Trusts & Estates Law. This is the fourth year in a row Hodgson Russ has ranked nationally in numerous practice areas.

Best Lawyers is a peer-review publication focused on the legal profession and is the nation’s oldest publication of its kind. “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on an evaluation process that includes client and lawyer evaluations and information provided by law firms. The rankings, presented in tiers, showcase more than 10,000 law firms ranked nationally and by metropolitan areas.

In addition to its national-level rankings, Hodgson Russ received numerous first-tier and second-tier rankings in the Buffalo, New York City, and Albany metropolitan areas. The firm’s complete 2017 rankings follow:

National Tier 2

Health Care Law

Litigation – Tax

Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Metropolitan Tier 1 - Buffalo

Banking and Finance Law

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Commercial Litigation

Corporate Law

Education Law

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Employment Law - Management

Financial Services Regulation Law

Immigration Law

Insurance Law

Labor Law – Management

Litigation - Bankruptcy

Litigation - Construction

Litigation - ERISA

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Litigation - Securities

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Non-Profit/Charities Law

Patent Law

Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Real Estate Law

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Tax Law

Trusts & Estates Law

Metropolitan Tier 1 - New York City

Tax Law

Metropolitan Tier 1 - Albany

Public Finance Law

Metropolitan Tier 2 - Buffalo

Corporate Compliance Law
Corporate Governance Law

Environmental Law

Health Care Law

Litigation – Labor & Employment

Metropolitan Tier 2 - New York City

Health Care Law

Litigation – Tax

Trusts & Estates Law

Metropolitan Tier 2 - Albany

Corporate Law

Hodgson Russ attorneys facilitate the U.S. legal aspects of transactions around the world. The firm practices in every major area of law and uses multidisciplinary work teams to serve the specific, often complex, needs of clients, which include public and privately held businesses, governmental entities, nonprofit institutions, and individuals. Hodgson Russ has offices in Buffalo, New York City, Albany, and Saratoga Springs, New York; Toronto, Ontario; and Palm Beach, Florida.