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Twenty Schwabe Practice Areas Receive Top Tier Ranking in Portland

November 29, 2012


U.S. News – Best Lawyers in America, one of the nation's leading publications in the rankings of law firms and attorneys, recently ranked 20 practice areas at Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt as "Tier 1" in the Portland-metropolitan area, including:

  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Copyright Law
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Health Care Law
  • Labor Law
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Eminent Domain and Condemnation
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation – Tax
  • Patent Law
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Timber Law
  • Trusts and Estates Law

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 reviews from leading lawyers in the referenced fields and a review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. All of this data is combined into an overall "Best Law Firms" score for each firm. The data is then compared to other firms within the same metropolitan area. The first tier in each metropolitan area includes those firms that scored within a certain percentage of the highest-scoring firm(s).