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U.S. News "Best Law Firms" Rankings Recognizes 12 Practice Areas of Morris James

October 15, 2010

Morris James was recognized in the inaugural edition of the U.S. News & World Report–Best Lawyers rankings of “Best Law Firms,” available online at and on newsstands soon. U.S. News and Best Lawyers, the leading survey of lawyers worldwide, have joined to rank nearly 9,000 firms in 81 practice areas in 171 metropolitan areas and 7 states.

The Morris James practice areas that have been recognized are:

Tier 1
   Education Law
   Elder Law
   Employment Law - Management
   Information Technology Law
   Insurance Law
   Labor Law - Management
   Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
   Real Estate Law
   Tax Law
   Trusts & Estates Law

Tier 2
   General Commercial Litigation

Tier 3
   Corporate Law

Criteria on which clients and peers were asked to evaluate firms through the surveys included areas such as responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, integrity, and civility, as well as whether they would refer a matter to the firm and/or consider the firm a worthy competitor.