Best Lawyers® and U.S. News & World Report have announced the release of the 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings. Hurwitz & Fine, P.C. is proud to have expanded its Tier One rankings to eight practice areas this year. Tier One practice areas include:
- Corporate Law
- Health Care Law
- Insurance Law
- Litigation - Insurance
- Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
- Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law
Hurwitz & Fine also received Tier Two honors in Elder Law, Employment Law - Management, Litigation - Labor & Employment, Litigation - Municipal, and Product Liability Litigation - Defendants. Tier Three honors include Commercial Litigation and Mergers & Acquisitions Law.
Firms included in the 2022 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must first have a lawyer recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®, which recognizes 6% of lawyers practicing in the United States.
Achieving a tiered ranking in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. Ranked firms, presented in three tiers, are recognized on a national and regional-based scale. Firms that received a tier designation reflect the highest level of respect a firm can earn among other leading lawyers and clients from the same communities and practice areas.
The 2022 rankings incorporate more than 8.2 million evaluations of more than 115,000 individual leading lawyers from more than 22,000 firms. More than 2,000 firms received a national law firm ranking this year. National and metropolitan Tier 1 rankings will be featured in the physical edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms", which will be distributed to more than 30,000 in-house counsels. The 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings can be viewed in their entirety by visiting bestlawfirms.usnews.com.
ABOUT BEST LAWYERS® – Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected lawyer ranking service in the world. For 40 years, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the lawyers best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Best Lawyers awards are published in leading local, regional and national publications across the globe. Lawyers who are nominated for consideration are voted on by currently recognized Best Lawyers working in the same practice area and located in the same geographic region. Our awards and recognitions are based purely on the feedback we receive from these top lawyers. Those who receive high peer reviews undergo a thorough verification process to make sure they are currently still in private practice. Only then can these top lawyers be recognized by Best Lawyers.
ABOUT "BEST LAW FIRMS" – The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in the field and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a 2022 ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer recognized in the 28th edition of The Best Lawyers in America® list for that particular location and specialty.
ABOUT U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT – U.S. News & World Report is the global leader in quality rankings that empower people to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives. A digital news and information company focused on Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars and News, USNews.com provides consumer advice, rankings and analysis to serve people making complex decisions throughout all stages of life. More than 40 million people visit USNews.com each month for research and guidance. Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, D.C.