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:
Employment Law - Management
Information Technology Law
Labor Law - Management
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Real Estate Law
Trusts & Estates Law
General Commercial Litigation
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.