News Release

Locke Lord Earns 13 National Tier 1 and 12 Metropolitan Tier 1 Rankings From U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

 

November 4, 2021 – Locke Lord obtained a National Tier 1 distinction for 13 practice areas in the 2022 Best Law Firms survey by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®. In addition, 12 of the Firm’s domestic offices earned Metropolitan Tier 1 status.

Locke Lord’s recognized practice areas include:

National Tier 1

  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Oil & Gas Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law

Metropolitan Tier 1

ATLANTA

  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law

AUSTIN

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate Law

BOSTON

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Public Finance Law
  • Tax Law

CHICAGO

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law

CINCINNATI

  • Public Finance Law

DALLAS

  • Antitrust Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation - Banking & Finance
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation - Trusts & Estates
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Oil & Gas Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law

HOUSTON

  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Derivatives and Futures Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Oil & Gas Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

LOS ANGELES

  • Insurance Law
  • Real Estate Law

NEW ORLEANS

  • Real Estate Law

RHODE ISLAND

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Public Finance Law

WASHINGTON, D.C.

  • Energy Law

WEST PALM BEACH

  • Corporate Law

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® is an annual review of the country’s legal industry. The analysis by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers is based on evaluations from clients and peer review. Firms are required to have at least one listed lawyer in a Best Lawyers practice area designation to be eligible for inclusion in the Best Law Firms report. Locke Lord has 140 lawyers listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022, with 37 lawyers recognized as Ones to Watch and nine Lawyer of the Year recipients located in the Austin, Boston, Dallas, New Orleans and West Palm Beach offices.

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About Locke Lord LLP
Locke Lord is a full-service law firm with global reach and 20 offices designed to meet clients’ needs in the United States and around the world. The Firm has a history that spans more than 130 years and is a leader in the middle market arena. Locke Lord focuses on providing the highest levels of commitment, quality and service to clients across its five Key Sectors: Energy and Infrastructure; Finance and Financial Services; Insurance and Reinsurance; Pharmaceutical; and Private Equity. In addition, the Firm advises clients across a broad spectrum of other industries, including fund formation, venture capital, health care, public finance, real estate, technology, cybersecurity and white collar, while providing a wealth of experience through its complex litigation, intellectual property, tax, regulatory and transactional teams.