Press Release November 4, 2021

Alston & Bird Earns 117 Tier-1 Rankings in 2022 “Best Law Firms”

Alston & Bird has been honored as one of the nation’s top law firms in the 2022 edition of U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.”

The firm earned 117 national and metropolitan tier-one practice rankings. 

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 − Construction
  • Litigation − Environmental
  • Litigation − ERISA
  • 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 91 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
  • 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
  • International Arbitration − Commercial
  • 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 − Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation − Securities
  • Litigation − Tax
  • Litigation − Trusts & Estates
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions − Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Nonprofit / Charities Law
  • Patent Law
  • 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

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation − Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Patent Law
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law

Dallas / Fort Worth

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

Los Angeles

  • Construction Law
  • Energy Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation − Construction
  • 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

San Francisco

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation − Antitrust
  • Litigation – Environmental

Silicon Valley

  •  Patent Law 

Washington, D.C.

  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Energy Law
  • FDA Law
  • Health Care Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Litigation – ERISA
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Tax Law

Now in its 12th 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, civility, and whether they would refer another client to the firm. All firm national tier-one rankings will be published in the November edition of U.S. News & World Report.

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