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Hodgson Russ Receives National and Metropolitan Rankings for 2020 by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

Press Release
November 1, 2019

Hodgson Russ LLP was recognized for its “professional excellence” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers for 2020 in multiple practice areas.

The firm’s complete 2020 rankings are as follows:

National Tier 1
Trusts & Estates Law

National Tier 2
Litigation –Tax
Tax Law 

National Tier 3
Health Care Law

Metropolitan Tier 1: Albany
Public Finance Law

Metropolitan Tier 1: Buffalo
Banking & Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Education Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law – Management
Environmental Law
Immigration Law
Insurance Law
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - Construction
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Nonprofit/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
Trusts & Estates Law

Metropolitan Tier 2: Albany
Corporate Law

Metropolitan Tier 2: Buffalo
Construction Law
Corporate Compliance Law
Litigation- Labor & Employment
Litigation - Patent

Metropolitan Tier 2: New York City
Litigation - Tax

Metropolitan Tier 3: Albany
Health Care Law 

Metropolitan Tier 3: Buffalo
Criminal Defense - White Collar

Best Lawyers’ Best Law Firms rankings are based on an evaluation process that includes client and lawyer evaluations as well as information provided by law firms. The rankings, presented in tiers, showcase more than 14,000 law firms ranked nationally and by metropolitan areas. Firms included in the 2019 Edition of "Best Law Firms" are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers of America, which recognizes the top five percent of practicing attorneys in the United States.

Hodgson Russ attorneys facilitate the U.S. legal aspects of transactions around the world. The firm practices in several significant areas 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 Albany, Buffalo, New York, Palm Beach, Saratoga Springs and Toronto. To learn more about the firm, please visit www.hodgsonruss.com.