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 www.usnews.com/bestlawfirms 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.