McGuireWoods Receives First-Tier Ranking in 2013 Best Law Firms

Nov 02, 2012, 11:15 ET from McGuireWoods LLP

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- McGuireWoods LLP announced today that it has received a Tier 1 ranking in the 2013 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms."

This Tier 1 ranking was determined through the firm's overall evaluation, which was derived from a combination of client feedback, peer review and law firm survey responses.

This news comes on the heels of a recent survey by BTI Consulting Group Inc., which cited McGuireWoods' litigation practices in several categories, including recognition as a "Litigation Powerhouse: Class Action and Tort," in its 2013 edition of BTI Litigation Outlook: Changes, Trends and Opportunities for Law Firms survey.

McGuireWoods' First-Tier National Rankings

  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Banking & Finance
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

The firm's complete national and metropolitan rankings may be found here.

The national first-tier rankings will be published in a special Money issue released by U.S. News & World Report on Nov. 20, 2012. The national and metropolitan first-tier rankings will be featured in the 2013 "Best Law Firms" stand-alone publication. All rankings in all tiers will be published online at

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McGuireWoods LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 900 lawyers in 19 offices worldwide. For more information, visit