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Robinson+Cole Receives 36 First-Tier Metropolitan Rankings and Four National Rankings in Latest U.S. News – “Best Law Firms” Survey

Robinson+Cole received 36 first-tier metropolitan rankings, including 29 in the city of Hartford, in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list published in U.S. News & World Report.

The firm also received four national rankings: Tier 2 rankings for Land Use & Zoning Law and Real Estate Law and Tier 3 rankings for Information Technology Law and Labor Law - Management.

The rankings are presented in tiers, on both the national or metropolitan lists, by practice area. Rankings are based on surveys in which major clients and lawyers are asked to rate the law firms they consider best in their practice areas.

The full methodology can be found at

Robinson+Cole achieved first-tier metropolitan rankings in the following practice areas:

Hartford, CT – Tier 1

1.     Appellate Practice

2.     Banking and Finance Law

3.     Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

4.     Commercial Litigation

5.     Construction Law

6.     Corporate Law

7.     Criminal Defense: White-Collar

8.     Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

9.     Environmental Law

10.   Equipment Finance Law

11.   Health Care Law

12.   Insurance Law

13.   Labor Law  – Management

14.   Land Use & Zoning Law

15.   Litigation – Antitrust

16.   Litigation – Banking & Finance

17.   Litigation – Bankruptcy

18.   Litigation – Construction

19.   Litigation – Environmental

20.   Litigation – Intellectual Property

21.   Litigation – Land Use & Zoning

22.   Litigation – Real Estate

23.   Litigation – Trusts & Estates

24.   Mergers & Acquisitions Law

25.   Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

26.   Real Estate Law

27.   Securities/Capital Markets Law

28.   Securitization and Structured Finance Law

29.   Trusts & Estates Law

Stamford, CT – Tier 1

1.     Commercial Litigation

2.     Litigation – Intellectual Property

Boston, MA – Tier 1

1.     Information Technology Law

2.     Real Estate Law

Rhode Island – Tier 1

1.     Commercial Finance Law

2.     Energy Law

3.     Insurance Law


About Robinson+Cole

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