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Ellis & Winters Honored with Top Rankings from U.S. News & World Report "Best Law Firms"

Nov 1, 2013 | Raleigh, NC, United States

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in America ranked Ellis & Winters LLP as one of the top law firms in North Carolina in its 2014 “Best Law Firms®” list. Following a diligent evaluation involving clients, highly-skilled lawyers and firm representatives, U.S. News Media Group awarded Ellis & Winters First-Tier metropolitan rankings in 12 practice areas across the state.

Rankings are as follows:

Metropolitan Tier 1

  • Raleigh
    • Appellate Practice
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Litigation - Antitrust
    • Litigation - Banking & Finance
    • Litigation - First Amendment
    • Litigation - Intellectual Property
    • Litigation - Labor & Employment
    • Litigation - Real Estate
    • Litigation - Securities
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
    • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
    • Real Estate Law

  • Greensboro
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
    • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Firms included in the 2014 “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.

"U.S. News has more than two decades of experience in providing the public with the most accurate and in-depth rankings of a wide range of institutions, including our Best Law Schools rankings," says Tim Smart, Executive Editor of U.S. News & World Report. "Law firms are an integral part of our rankings and a natural accompaniment to the law school rankings.”

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 19th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© list for that particular location and specialty.