Thursday, November 21, 2013

Jennings Strouss Named on 2014 U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” List

PHOENIX, Ariz. (November 21, 2013) – Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC announced that it has been selected for inclusion in Best Law Firms in America® 2014, published by U.S. News & World Report and Woodward/White, Inc. of Aiken, South Carolina.

The listings are presented in tiers and ranked nationally and by metropolitan area. The rankings showcase 11,765 different law firms ranked in one or more of 74 national and 120 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 involves surveying thousands of law firm clients, leading lawyers and law firm managers, partners and associates, and marketing and recruiting officers. Criteria include 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.

This year, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon was newly ranked in Construction Law; Litigation – Land Use & Zoning; Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants; Securities/Capital Markets Law; Banking and Finance Law; and Land Use & Zoning Law. Jennings Strouss received a national ranking for Energy Law (Tier 3), and was included in the metropolitan rankings for the following practice areas:

Phoenix - Tier 1:
Administrative/Regulatory Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Energy Law
International Trade and Finance Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Real Estate
Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

Washington DC - Tier 1:
Energy Law

Phoenix - Tier 2:
Construction Law
Corporate Governance Law
Employment Law – Management
Health Care Law
International Arbitration – Commercial
Labor Law – Management
Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
Securities/Capital Markets Law

Phoenix - Tier 3:
Banking and Finance Law
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Public Finance Law

About U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report is a multi-platform publisher of news and analysis, which includes the digital-only “U.S. News Weekly” magazine, and Focusing on Health, Personal Finance, Education, Travel, Cars and Public Service/Opinion, U.S. News has earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers. U.S. News & World Report’s signature franchise includes its News You Can Use® brand of journalism and its annual “Best” series of consumer Web guides and publications that include rankings of colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, mutual funds, health plans and more.

About Best Lawyers
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

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

Contact: Dawn O. Anderson || 602.495.2806
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