Press Release November 1, 2019

Alston & Bird Earns 109 Tier-1 Rankings; Named Tax “Law Firm of the Year” in 2020 “Best Law Firms”

Alston & Bird has been honored as one of the nation’s top law firms in the 2020 edition of U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” 
Best Lawyers - Law Firm of the Year - Tax Law

The firm earned 109 national and metropolitan tier-one practice rankings. In addition, the firm was named “Law Firm of the Year” in Tax Law.  

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nationally, Alston & Bird received 26 tier-one practice rankings:

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Antitrust
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Patent Law
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law

Alston & Bird was also awarded 83 metropolitan tier-one practice rankings:

Atlanta

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Equipment Finance Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Litigation – Antitrust
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – ERISA
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Litigation – Tax
  • Litigation – Trusts & Estates
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Nonprofit / Charities Law
  • Patent Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Privacy and Data Security Law
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

 Charlotte

  • Corporate Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Patent Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law

Dallas/Fort Worth

  •  Banking and Finance Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Los Angeles

  • Construction Law
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
  • Real Estate Law


New York City

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Real Estate Law

Raleigh

  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Tax
  • Tax Law


Silicon Valley

  • Patent Law

Washington, D.C.

  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Energy Law
  • Health Care Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Tax Law

Now in its 10th year, the “Best Law Firms” report covers 75 national and 127 metropolitan practice areas. The rankings are based on surveys of lawyers and clients throughout the United States. Criteria on which clients and peers were asked to evaluate firms include such areas as expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, integrity, and civility. All firm national tier-one rankings will be published in the November edition of U.S. News & World Report.

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