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Berger Singerman Receives 16 Tier 1 Rankings in Florida in U.S News & World Report's "Best Law Firms" List

November 1, 2017

Firm ranked in 30 practice areas throughout Florida and nationally in eight practice areas

MIAMI– Nov.1, 2017Berger Singerman, Florida’s business law firm, is pleased to announce that the firm received 16 top-tier rankings in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 “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, litigation – labor and employment, real estate, tax, and venture capital practices.

Overall, Berger Singerman received 30 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 – Management
  • 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
  • Employment Law – Individuals
  • Environmental law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Securities
  • 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 eight practice areas, including:  Corporate Law, Venture Capital Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy, Litigation – Real Estate, and Securities/Capital Markets Law.

“Consistently being listed as a Best Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report is a great honor and something we work towards every day at Berger Singerman by delivering creative and effective and efficient client service” said Paul Steven Singerman, co-chair of Berger Singerman. “Our team members are committed to continuous improvement in their respective practice areas so as to maximize the value we can add to our clients. We know that our clients have many choices in their selection of counsel, and we never take our clients or their matters for granted. We continue to add great talent to our bench, and our investment in talent and technology and the education is paying off, as evidenced by this prideful recognition by U.S. News & World Report.”

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, including being named to the National Law Journal’s “Midsize Hot List” for three years in a row and as a top Florida law firm in Chambers USA.  In addition, Berger Singerman was awarded the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s South Florida “Good to Great” award in 2016 and was also the recipient of the same award in 2006.