Press Release November 02, 2015

Goodwin Procter Selected for 70 Tier 1 National and Metropolitan Practice Rankings in U.S. News-Best Lawyers 2016 “Best Law Firms” Survey

Goodwin Procter LLP, a leading Am Law 50 and Global 50 law firm, has been recognized in 108 national and metropolitan practice areas in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” survey by U.S. News – Best Lawyers. Goodwin was ranked in 21 national Tier 1 categories and 49 metropolitan Tier 1 rankings. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms rankings are based on client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms.

Goodwin National Tier 1 rankings include:

Admiralty & Maritime Law
Banking and Finance Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Biotechnology Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Environmental Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Litigation - Banking & Finance
Litigation - Environmental
Litigation - ERISA
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Patent
Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Mutual Funds Law
Patent Law
Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
Real Estate Law
Venture Capital Law

Goodwin was also ranked in 70 metropolitan practice areas in Boston, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco, San Jose and Washington, D.C., including 49 Tier 1 practice categories.

Firms included in the 2016 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. To be eligible for Best Law Firms, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America© ranking, which recognizes the top practicing attorneys in the United States. Best Law Firms rankings include the 6.7 million evaluations of more than 55,000 individual attorneys collected by Best Lawyers in its recent annual survey.

For the complete list of Goodwin’s recognition in the 2016 U.S. News – Best Lawyers Best Law Firms survey, please click here.

Goodwin Procter LLP is a leading Am Law 50 and Global 50 law firm, with offices across the United States and in Europe and Asia. Excelling at complex transactional work and high-stakes litigation, the firm combines in-depth legal knowledge with practical business experience to help clients maximize opportunities and manage risk. With more than 850 lawyers, Goodwin offers innovative counsel and delivers results through a client-centric and collaborative approach. The firm focuses on matters involving financial institutions, intellectual property, private equity, real estate capital markets, securities litigation/white collar defense, and technology/life sciences. Information may be found at Follow us on Twitter @goodwinprocter.