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Balch & Bingham Receives 6 National and 55 Metropolitan Practice Rankings by 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers

Balch & Bingham received top tier rankings from U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" 2018 in 61 of the firm’s practice areas, both nationally and across six of the firm’s metropolitan areas across the Southeast.  

The 2018 “Best Law Firms” practice area rankings are determined based upon client and peer feedback, client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys, and the Law Firm Leaders Survey, which incorporates 7.3 million evaluations of 54,463 individual leading lawyers. Each recognized practice area must have at least one lawyer who is recognized in the current edition of Best Lawyers, which recognizes less than five percent of practicing attorneys nationwide.

Practice areas are classified and ranked in national and metropolitan categories established by U.S. News – Best Lawyers. The Balch practices recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" 2018 include:

NATIONAL

Tier 1

  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants 

 

Tier 2

  • Public Finance Law 

 

Tier 3

  • Appellate Practice 
  • Corporate Law 
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law

 

ATLANTA

Tier 1

  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar 
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants 
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants 

 

Tier 2

  • Appellate Practice 
  • Insurance Law 

 

Tier 3

  • Commercial Litigation 
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law 

 

BIRMINGHAM

Tier 1

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law 
  • Antitrust Law 
  • Appellate Practice 
  • Arbitration 
  • Banking and Finance Law 
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law 
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law 
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management 
  • Energy Law 
  • Environmental Law 
  • Financial Services Regulation Law 
  • Government Relations Practice 
  • Health Care Law 
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management 
  • Litigation - Banking & Finance 
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy 
  • Litigation - Environmental 
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment 
  • Litigation - Real Estate 
  • Litigation - Securities 
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law 
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants 
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants 
  • Public Finance Law 
  • Real Estate Law 
  • Tax Law 
  • Trusts & Estates Law 
  • Water Law 

 

Tier 2

  • Construction Law 
  • Litigation - ERISA 
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants 
  • Mediation 
  • Municipal Law 
  • Trademark Law 
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers 

 

Tier 3

  • Economic Development Law 
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Non-Profit / Charities Law 

 

GULFPORT

Tier 1

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Gaming Law
  • Real Estate Law 

 

Tier 3

  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
     

 

JACKSON

Tier 1

  • Commercial Litigation 
  • Copyright Law 
  • Employment Law - Management 
  • Gaming Law 
  • Labor Law - Management 
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment 
  • Litigation - Real Estate 
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants 

 

Tier 2

  • Environmental Law 

 

Tier 3

  • Insurance Law
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Public Finance Law 

 

 

JACKSONVILLE

Tier 1

  • Real Estate Law 

 

MONTGOMERY

Tier 1

  • Appellate Practice 
  • Commercial Litigation 
  • Employment Law - Management 
  • Health Care Law 
  • Insurance Law 
  • Litigation - Environmental 
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment 
  • Litigation - Municipal 
  • Litigation - Real Estate 
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants 
  • Trusts & Estates Law 

 

Tier 2

  • Employment Law - Individuals 
  • Labor Law - Management 
  • Real Estate Law 
  • Tax Law 
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers 

 

Tier 3

  • Litigation - Trusts & Estates