Law firm Miles & Stockbridge P.C. announced it earned national rankings for professional excellence in 16 practice areas and a regional ranking in 44 practice areas in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.”
The firm ranked Tier 1 nationally for banking and finance law, public finance law and tax law. It ranked Tier 2 for appellate practice, commercial litigation, corporate law, land use & zoning law and litigation – tax. It ranked nationally Tier 3 for bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law, litigation – banking and finance, litigation – bankruptcy, litigation – real estate, mass tort litigation/class action – defendants, mergers and acquisitions law, real estate law and securities/capital markets law. It also made regional rankings in numerous practice areas in Baltimore, Richmond, and Washington, DC
“The firm was selected through a rigorous evaluation process that includes client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their practice areas, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process,” the law firm said in its announcement. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must first have a lawyer recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes five percent of lawyers practicing in the United States.