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Schwabe is Nationally Recognized in the 2016 "Best Law Firms" List

November 2, 2015


Leading Pacific Northwest regional law firm Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt proudly announces that four prominent practice groups were awarded top national rankings by U.S. News—Best Law Firms, one of the nation's leading publications in the ranking of law firms and attorneys. Schwabe's distinguished Timber Law practice was recognized with the highest honors as a national Tier 1 firm. In addition, the firm's prestigious Native American Law and Environmental Litigation practice groups were named to national Tier 2, and Admiralty and Maritime Law was named national Tier 3.

"These honors indicate how strong these industry groups are," said Schwabe Managing Partner Mark Long. "Schwabe continues to command national recognition because of our deep experience and expertise, and the strategic and valued counsel our attorneys provide to clients."

Best Law Firms also awarded Schwabe top regional rankings in 39 different categories across three markets. The rankings, by market, include:

Portland, Oregon

Tier 1:

  • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Patent Law
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Timber Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Tier 2:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Litigation - Tax
  • Mining Law
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Tax Law

Tier 3:

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Energy Law
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Water Law

Eugene, Oregon

Tier 1:

  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law

Seattle, Washington

Tier 1:

  • Native American Law

Tier 2:

  • Litigation - Environmental

Tier 3:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Real Estate Law