Type: News
Date: 11/03/2015

Taft Listed in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2016 “Best Law Firms” Rankings

Ann Arbor, Mich.; Chicago, Ill.; Cincinnati, Ohio; Cleveland, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio; Dayton, Ohio; Covington, Ky.; Indianapolis, Ind.; and Phoenix, Ariz.

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been listed in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2016 “Best Law Firms” rankings, which are presented in tiers both nationally and by metropolitan area. Taft is recognized in 22 practice areas nationally, including eight national Tier 1 rankings, and in 131 practice areas by metropolitan area, including four Tier 1 rankings in Chicago, 35 Tier 1 rankings in Cincinnati, 16 Tier 1 rankings in Cleveland, 12 Tier 1 rankings in Columbus, four Tier 1 rankings in Dayton and 14 Tier 1 rankings in Indianapolis.

Following is the complete list of the firm’s national and Tier 1 metropolitan rankings. Full data is available online at http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com/.

National Rankings:

National Tier 1

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Real Estate Law
  • Venture Capital Law

National Tier 2

  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation - Banking & Finance
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Trademark Law

National Tier 3

  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Tax Law

Metropolitan Rankings:

Chicago Tier 1

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Gaming Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Real Estate Law

Cincinnati Tier 1

  • Antitrust Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Banking & Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Municipal
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Tax
  • Litigation - Trusts & Estates
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Non-Profit/Charities Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Venture Capital Law
  • Workers’ Compensation Law - Employers

Cleveland Tier 1

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Mediation
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Venture Capital Law
  • Workers’ Compensation Law - Employers

Columbus Tier 1

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Dayton Tier 1

  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Tax

Indianapolis Tier 1

  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Trademark Law

About U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”
The “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 in a particular practice area and metro region, a law firm must have at least one lawyer who is included in Best Lawyers in that particular practice area and metro.

About Taft
At Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, delivering outstanding legal performance to help clients succeed is what drives and motivates our more than 400 attorneys every day. Taft has offices in Ann Arbor, Mich.; Chicago, Ill.; Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio; Indianapolis, Ind.; Covington, Ky.; and Phoenix, Ariz. The firm practices across a wide range of industries, in virtually every area of law, including Business and Finance; Litigation; Labor and Employment; Intellectual Property; Business Restructuring, Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights; Environmental; Health and Life Sciences; Private Client Services; Real Estate; and Tax. With a proven track record of experience since 1885, the firm offers breadth and depth of legal expertise coupled with a trusted business perspective to help our clients reach their goals.

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