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Whiteford, Taylor & Preston Recognized as National Tier 1 by U.S. News and World Report

November 9, 2016

The 2017 edition of U.S. News and World Report – Best Lawyers ® “Best Law Firms” has awarded Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP exemplary ratings in its seventh annual rankings of law firms.

Twenty of the firm’s practices were ranked at the national level, as well as thirty-seven in Maryland, ten in Washington, D.C., and two in Roanoke, VA.

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” evaluation process includes, among other things, collection of client and lawyer evaluations and peer review from leading attorneys. Direct quotes from clients and others can be read here.

The specific areas of law and the cities in which WTP was ranked are summarized below.

National

Tier 1

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Real Estate Law

Tier 2

  • Environmental Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Technology Law

Tier 3

  • Corporate Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Venture Capital Law

Baltimore, MD

Tier 1

  • Arbitration
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Education Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Mediation
  • Patent Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Venture Capital Law

Tier 2

  • Copyright Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Non-Profit/Charities Law
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Public Finance Law

Tier 3

  • Appellate Practice
  • Construction Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation – Environmental

Roanoke, VA

Tier 1

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy

Washington, DC

Tier 1

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Real Estate

Tier 2

  • Education Law
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Non-Profit/Charities Law
  • Real Estate Law

Tier 3

  • Product Liability – Plaintiffs

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About Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP: The over 160 attorneys at Whiteford, Taylor & Preston are dedicated to offering a comprehensive range of business law and litigation service to regional, national and international clients. We deliver sophisticated, cost – effective legal services to innovative start-ups, middle market companies and global enterprises from our twelve offices in Delaware , D.C., Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Virginia.