Clark Hill PLC and Clark Hill Thorp Reed Receive National Tier 1 for Immigration Law in the 2014 Edition of U.S. News-Best Lawyers, “Best Law Firms”

Nov 6, 2013
DETROIT, MI – Clark Hill PLC and Clark Hill Thorp Reed were named a national Tier 1 law firm for Immigration Law in the 2014 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers, “Best Law Firms.” Fifty percent of the firm’s practice groups were recognized nationally and ninety percent were recognized either nationally or regionally.

The national Tier 1 ranking includes the firms in each metropolitan area that scored within a certain percentage of the highest-scoring firms. National rankings are based on metropolitan rankings in addition to the number of offices each firm had with a metropolitan ranking and the level of legal activity in each metropolitan area. The “Best Law Firms” rankings themselves are determined by client and lawyer evaluations, and peer review, as well as any additional relevant information there may be. The evaluations address expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, civility, and whether they would refer another client to the firm. For more information on the 2014 “Best Law Firms” visit bestlawfirms.usnews.com.

For more information on all of Clark Hill’s practice groups, visit www.clarkhill.com.

National Tier 1 Rankings:

Immigration Law

National Tier 3 Rankings:

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Employment Law – Management
Litigation - Banking & Finance
Litigation – Construction
Litigation - First Amendment
Litigation - Labor & Employment
Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Metropolitan Tier 1 Rankings:

Detroit
Administrative / Regulatory Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights /Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Employment Law - Management
Government Relations Practice
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Construction
Litigation - Labor & Employment
Litigation - Trusts & Estates
Non-Profit/Charities Law
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Public Finance Law
Real Estate Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Grand Rapids
Commercial Litigation Education Law
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Municipal
Litigation - Trusts & Estates
Trusts & Estates Law

Lansing
Energy Law

Pittsburgh
Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Antitrust
Litigation - Banking & Finance
Litigation - First Amendment
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Washington DC
Immigration Law

Metropolitan Tier 2 Rankings:

Detroit
Education Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Energy Law
Immigration Law
International Trade and Finance Law
Litigation - ERISA
Litigation - Municipal
Mediation
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Grand Rapids
Litigation - Environmental
Litigation - Labor & Employment Municipal Law
Real Estate Law

Lansing
Administrative / Regulatory Law Communications Law

Pittsburgh
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights /Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Employment Law - Management
First Amendment Law
Information Technology Law
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Securities
Media Law
Tax Law

Metropolitan Tier 3 Rankings:

Detroit
Appellate Practice
Arbitration
Banking and Finance Law Litigation – Bankruptcy