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Berger Singerman Receives 15 Tier-1 Rankings in Florida in U.S. News & World Report's "Best Law Firms" List

November 1, 2016

Firm ranked in 28 practice areas throughout Florida 
and 
nationally in ten practice areas

MIAMI– Nov. 1, 2016– Berger Singerman, Florida’s business law firm, is pleased to announce that the firm received 15 top-tier rankings in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 “Best Law Firms” rankings in the Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Tallahassee metropolitan areas, recognizing the firm’s expertise in its bankruptcy and reorganization, commercial litigation, corporate, employment, environmental, leveraged buyouts and private equity, litigation – bankruptcy, litigation – intellectual property, real estate, tax, and venture capital practices.

Overall, Berger Singerman received 28 top regional rankings from U.S. News & World Report, demonstrating the firm’s continued professional excellence and breadth of legal expertise.

In the Miami area, the firm was recognized for its excellence in:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law
  • International Arbitration – Commercial
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Venture Capital Law

In the Fort Lauderdale area, the firm was recognized for its excellence in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law- Management
  • Environmental law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates law

In the Tallahassee area, the firm was recognized for its excellence in:

  • Administrative/Regulatory Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Criminal Defense:  White-Collar
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Water Law

Nationally, the firm was also recognized with high rankings in ten practice areas, including:  Corporate Law, Venture Capital Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, International Arbitration - Commercial, Land Use & Zoning Law, Leverage Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy, Litigation – Real Estate, and Securities/Capital Markets Law.

“In the past year, we have added great talent to augment our already deep bench in order to enhance the breadth of our subject matter expertise and to better serve our existing and prospective clients,” said Paul Steven Singerman, co-chair of Berger Singerman. “Being named among the U.S. News and World Report’s  and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” is not only validation of our success and growth, but gives well-deserved recognition to our team members for their passion and dedication.”

The U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes surveys of thousands of clients, lawyers and law firm representatives. Clients ranked firm practice groups based on expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, civility, and whether they would refer another client to a firm. Lawyers also voted on several of these categories as well as whether they would refer a matter to a firm.

Berger Singerman’s recognition by U.S. News & World Report follows other prestigious awards the firm has received over the course of the last year, including being named to The National Law Journal’s Midsize Hot List for three years in a row, being named a top Florida law firm in Chambers USA, and inclusion in Best Lawyers In America’s 2017 edition, Super Lawyers’ Florida Super Lawyers Top Lists, and Law360’s Florida Powerhouses list.  The firm has also been recognized for its strong corporate culture, being named a Best Place to Work by the South Florida Business Journal and a Top Workplace by the Sun-Sentinel. In addition, Berger Singerman was recently awarded the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s South Florida Good to Great award.