Miles & Stockbridge Earns National Rankings in 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” List


Date: 11 / 2 / 17

Type: Press Release

Miles & Stockbridge has been ranked in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list nationally in 11 practice areas and regionally in 33 practice areas. U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers announced the eighth consecutive “Best Law Firm” rankings on November 1.

Firms included in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for its abilities, its professionalism, and its integrity.

Miles & Stockbridge received the following rankings in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”:

National Tier 1

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Public Finance Law

National Tier 2

  • Litigation – Tax
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • Tax Law

National Tier 3

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law

Metropolitan Tier 1

Baltimore

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Health Care Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Tax Law

Washington, D.C.

  • Public Finance Law

Metropolitan Tier 2

Baltimore

  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Washington, D.C.

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Family Law
  • Litigation - Tax

Metropolitan Tier 3

Baltimore

  • Family Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Patent

Washington, D.C.

  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Tax Law

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 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America list for that particular location and specialty.

About U.S. News & World Report

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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 Miles & Stockbridge

Miles & Stockbridge is a leading law firm with 246 lawyers and seven offices across Maryland and in Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C.  The firm’s lawyers help global, national, local and emerging business clients preserve and create value by helping them solve their most challenging problems. For more information, please follow Miles & Stockbridge on Twitter.