PHOENIX, Ariz. (November 3, 2015) – Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C., a leading Phoenix-based law firm, has been ranked in the 2016 "Best Law Firms" list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. The firm received a Tier 1 national ranking for Energy Law, along with Phoenix and Washington, D.C. metropolitan rankings for 33 additional practice areas.
Firms included in the 2016 "Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.
The 2016 Edition of "Best Law Firms” includes rankings in 74 national practice areas and 120 metropolitan-based practice areas.
The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings, for the sixth consecutive year, are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Clients and peers were asked to evaluate firms based on the following criteria: responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, integrity and civility, as well as whether they would refer a matter to the firm and/or consider the firm a worthy competitor.
This year, in addition to the Tier 1 national ranking for Energy Law, Jennings Strouss was included in the metropolitan rankings for the following areas:
METROPOLITAN TIER 1
Administrative / Regulatory Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
International Trade and Finance Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - Construction
Litigation - Real Estate
Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Real Estate Law
Trusts & Estates Law
METROPOLITAN TIER 2
Corporate Governance Law
Employment Law - Management
Health Care Law
International Arbitration - Commercial
Labor Law - Management
Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Litigation - Banking & Finance
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
METROPOLITAN TIER 3
Banking and Finance Law
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
Litigation - Labor & Employment
Public Finance Law
About “Best Law Firms”
The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in 20th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© list for that particular location and specialty.
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Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C., has been providing legal counsel for over 70 years through its offices in Phoenix and Peoria, 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; legal ethics; litigation; professional liability defense; real estate; surety and fidelity; tax; and trust and estates. For additional information please visit www.jsslaw.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.