Monday, November 26, 2012

Jennings Strouss Included in 2012-2013 Best Law Firms in America®



PHOENIX, Ariz. (November 26, 2012) – Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC announced that it has been selected for inclusion in Best Law Firms in America® 2013, published by U.S. News and Woodward/White, Inc. of Aiken, South Carolina.
The listings are presented in tiers and ranked nationally and by metropolitan area.  The rankings showcase 10,324 different law firms ranked in one or more of 80 national and 118 metropolitan legal practice areas.  Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise.
The methodology for the U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings involved surveying thousands of law firm clients, leading lawyers and law firm managers, partners and associates, and marketing and recruiting officers. Criteria included expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, civility, integrity, and whether they would refer another client or a matter to a firm.
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon received a Tier 1 national ranking for Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants. The firm also received national rankings for Energy Law (Tier 2), Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, and Tax Law (Tier 3).
In addition to the national rankings, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon was included in the metropolitan rankings for the following practice areas:

Phoenix - Tier 1:
Administrative/Regulatory Law
Arbitration
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
International Trade and Finance Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Eminent Domain & Condemnation
Mediation
Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Trust & Estates Law

Phoenix - Tier 2:
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Employment Law – Management
Energy Law
International Arbitration - Commercial
Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Real Estate

Phoenix - Tier 3:
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Public Finance Law

Washington DC - Tier 1:
Energy Law


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About Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. For over thirty years, the company has helped lawyers and clients find legal counsel in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. The 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America includes 41,284 lawyers covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia and is based on more than 4.3 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. Best Lawyers also publishes peer-reviewed listings of lawyers in nearly 70 other countries, covering many of the world’s major legal markets. Best Lawyers lists are excerpted in a wide range of general interest, business and legal publications worldwide, reaching an audience of more than 17 million readers.

About Jennings, Strouss & Salmon
Jennings Strouss & Salmon is one of the Southwest's leading law firms, providing legal counsel for nearly 70 years through its offices in Phoenix and Peoria, Arizona; and Washington, D.C. The firm's primary areas of practice include bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors’ rights; construction; corporate and securities; energy; family law and domestic relations; health care; intellectual property; labor and employment; litigation; real estate; sports and entertainment; surety and fidelity; tax; and trust and estates. For additional information please visit www.jsslaw.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

~JSS~

Contact:  Dawn O. Anderson  |  danderson@jsslaw.com  |  602.495.2806
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