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Shipman & Goodwin Ranked Among 2014 "Best Law Firms"

November 1, 2013

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have rated Shipman & Goodwin LLP one of the Best Law Firms in 32 practice areas in a Metropolitan area. The firm received these high rankings based on positive ratings by clients and peers for the quality and breadth of its legal experience.

The firm garnered 19 Tier 1 distinctions. The Hartford office was ranked in: Commercial Litigation, Corporate Compliance Law, Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Education Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Employment Law - Management, Equipment Finance Law, Franchise Law, Health Care Law, Labor Law - Management, Land Use & Zoning Law, Litigation - Land Use & Zoning, Litigation - Tax, Litigation - Trusts & Estates, Tax Law, and Trusts & Estates Law. The Stamford office earned Tier 1 distinctions in Litigation - Real Estate and Real Estate Law.

Hartford also received Tier 2 honors in: Arbitration, Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Litigation - Antitrust, Litigation - Environmental, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Mediation, and Municipal Law. Stamford achieved Tier 2 spots in Commercial Litigation and Litigation - Labor & Employment. The Washington, DC office earned Tier 2 honors in Insurance Law. Hartford achieved Tier 3 rankings in Environmental Law and Litigation - Real Estate.

The 2014 rankings are based on the highest numbers of participating firms and client ballots on record. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned for its abilities, professionalism and integrity.

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