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U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers names Parker Poe among 'Best Law Firms'

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  • November 01, 2016

Charlotte, NC – Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP has been named among the “Best Law Firms” for 2017 by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. The firm received top-tier rankings in a number of practice areas for offices in both North Carolina and South Carolina.

Parker Poe received a National Tier 1 ranking in Public Finance Law. The firm was also recognized with National rankings in Corporate Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, Commercial Litigation, Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental, Litigation - Labor & Employment.

North Carolina

In Charlotte, Parker Poe was named a “Best Law Firm” in the following legal areas:

First Tier Rankings in:

  • Arbitration
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Land Use & Zoning
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law

Also ranked in:

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Patent Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Trademark Law

In Raleigh, Parker Poe was named a “Best Law Firm” in the following legal areas:

First Tier Rankings in:

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Energy Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Land Use & Zoning
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Railroad Law

Also ranked in:

  • Biotechnology Law
  • Communications Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Municipal
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law

South Carolina

In Charleston, Parker Poe was named a “Best Law Firm” in the following legal areas:

First Tier Rankings in:

  • Litigation - Bankruptcy

Also ranked in

  • Litigation - Construction

In Columbia, Parker Poe was named a “Best Law Firm” in the following legal areas:

First Tier Rankings in:

  • Economic Development Law

Also ranked in:

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law

In Greenville/Spartanburg, Parker Poe was named a “Best Law Firm” in the following legal areas:

First Tier Rankings in:

  • Public Finance Law

Also ranked in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation – Environmental

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 their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in the 21st 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 a digital news information company that empowers people to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives. Focusing on Education, Health, Personal Finance, Travel, Cars and News & Opinion, www.usnews.com provides consumer advice, rankings, news and analysis to serve people making complex decisions throughout all stages of life. 30 million people visit www.usnews.com each month for research and guidance. Founded in 1933, U.S. News is headquartered in Washington, DC.

About Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers  is the oldest and most respected attorney ranking service in the world. For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the attorneys best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Best Lawyers lists are published in leading local, regional and national publications across the globe. The Best Lawyers in America list recognizes the very best lawyers in each practice area and metropolitan region in the country.

About Parker Poe

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP has approximately 200 lawyers in seven offices located in major markets across North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. The firm provides legal counsel to large commercial and public organizations on litigation, corporate and regulatory matters.

Parker Poe is a member of TerraLex, one of the world’s leading international legal networks. With more than 155 top independent law firms and more than 19,000 attorneys in 100 countries, TerraLex members provide the legal resources and expertise needed to conduct seamless business worldwide.