Hodgson Russ LLP Receives National Level and Metropolitan Level Rankings for 2019 by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

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Press Release

Hodgson Russ LLP was recognized for its “professional excellence” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers for 2019. Awards are given in 75 national practice areas and in 122 metropolitan practice areas.

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. The 2019 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top five percent of practicing attorneys in the United States.

In addition to its national-level ranking, Hodgson Russ received numerous first-tier rankings in the Buffalo, New York City, and Albany metropolitan areas. The firm’s complete 2019 rankings are as follows:

National Tier 1
Trusts & Estates Law

National Tier 2
Litigation – Tax
Tax Law

National Tier 3
Health Care Law

Regional Rankings 

Tier 1 Public Finance Law
Tier 2 Corporate Law
Tier 3 Health Care Law

Tier 1 Banking & Finance Law
Tier 1 Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Tier 1 Commercial Litigation
Tier 1 Corporate Law
Tier 1 Education Law
Tier 1 Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Tier 1 Employment Law – Management
Tier 1 Immigration Law
Tier 1 Insurance Law
Tier 1 Labor Law – Management
Tier 1 Litigation – Bankruptcy
Tier 1 Litigation – Construction
Tier 1 Litigation – Intellectual Property
Tier 1 Litigation – Labor and Employment
Tier 1 Mergers and Acquisitions
Tier 1 Non-Profit/Charities Law
Tier 1 Patent Law
Tier 1 Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Tier 1 Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Tier 1 Real Estate Law
Tier 1 Securities/Capital Markets Law
Tier 1 Tax Law
Tier 1 Trusts and Estates Law
Tier 2 Construction Law
Tier 2 Corporate Compliance Law
Tier 2 Corporate Governance Law
Tier 2 Environmental Law
Tier 2 Health Care Law
Tier 2 Litigation – Patent
Tier 3 Criminal Defense – White Collar

New York City
Tier 1 Tax Law
Tier 1 Trusts and Estates Law
Tier 2 Litigation - Tax


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