U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers Awards Cheng Cohen with 2016 "Best Law Firms" Recognition for Franchise Law

-Chicago-Based Franchise Law Boutique Earns Tier 1 Recognition in Metropolitan and National Listings-

Nov 02, 2015, 09:00 ET from Cheng Cohen

CHICAGO, Nov. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheng Cohen has again received a Tier 1 recognition in the 2016 U.S. News Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms listing for excellence in franchise law. The ranking marks the sixth time Cheng Cohen has been awarded a top-tier spot in the Chicago metropolitan listing, and the fifth year the boutique law firm has received a national Tier 1 designation.

"Year after year, we are honored to receive top-tier recognition in this prestigious global survey that showcases our work in franchise law," says Amy Cheng, co-founding partner of Cheng Cohen. "We are especially appreciative for the extensive and positive feedback from peers and clients, and pledge to continue doing stellar work for our global roster of clients whom we consider true partners."

Firms included in the 2016 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence, quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. Based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process, the listing honors firms that have consistently received impressive ratings from clients and peers.

Awards were given in 74 practice areas, while as many as 120 practice areas were covered on the metropolitan lists. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top four percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S.

Earlier this year, Cheng Cohen co-founding partners Amy Cheng and Fredric A. Cohen were included in the 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for franchise law. Among other recent recognitions, all three partners, including Michael Daigle, earned the distinction of Legal Eagles of 2015, appearing in this year's edition of The Franchise Times Legal Eagles.

The 2016 "Best Law Firms" list will be featured in two publications. The national first-tier rankings will be featured in a special legal issue released by the U.S. News World & Report. National and metropolitan first-tier rankings will be featured in the "Best Law Firms" General Counsel publication. The 2016 "Best Law Firms" rankings can be seen in their entirety here.

About Cheng Cohen, LLC:
Established in 2007, Cheng Cohen grew out of a simple credo: to provide uncompromising client service and sound, practical legal advice to franchise and distribution clients for a fair and reasonable fee. Today, the boutique law practice is recognized as one of the leading franchise firms in the country providing franchisors, licensors and manufacturers with the comprehensive legal services, litigation support and development assistance needed to bring their products and services to market efficiently and economically. In addition to its consistent first tier ranking for franchising by U.S. News – Best Lawyers listing of Best Law Firms, Cheng Cohen has also been recognized by Chambers & Partners USA as a leader in franchising for both client service and commercial awareness. Additional information about Cheng Cohen can be found at www.chengcohen.com.

Jessi Nunez
Fish Consulting

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