FordHarrison LLP, one of the country's largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that the Washington, D.C. office received Tier 1 Rankings in the 2018 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers list of “Best Law Firms.” Firms included in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.
FordHarrison was recognized at a national level in three practice areas, including Employment Law – Management (Tier 1), Labor Law – Management (Tier 1), and Litigation – Labor & Employment (Tier 1). The firm also received 27 "Metropolitan First-Tier Rankings" for a variety of practice areas in 11 U.S. cities, four "Metropolitan Second-Tier Rankings" in four U.S. cities, and three “Metropolitan Third-Tier Rankings” in three U.S. cities. Earlier this year, Best Lawyers selected 44 FordHarrison attorneys for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The firm’s “Best Law Firms” Washington, D.C. office practice area rankings are listed below:
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Labor & Employment
The U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings, for the eighth consecutive year, includes rankings in 75 national practice areas and 122 metropolitan-based practice areas. The firms selected are determined by a rigorous evaluation process that asks clients and peers to evaluate firms based on 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.
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FordHarrison is a labor & employment firm with more than 200 attorneys in 29 offices, including four affiliate firms. The firm has built a national legal practice as one of the nation's leading defense firms with an exclusive focus on labor law, employment law, litigation, business immigration, employee benefits and executive compensation. Through its global practice group and membership in the global employment law firm alliance, Ius Laboris, FordHarrison provides clients that have multinational operations with a broad range of services related to labor and employment law in over 50 countries throughout the world. FordHarrison is committed to our FH Promise, a set of principles that guides our firm in the delivery of legal services and client communications. For more information on FordHarrison, visit fordharrison.com. To learn more about Ius Laboris, visit iuslaboris.com.