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Parker Poe Ranked Among ‘Best Law Firms' in 2020 by U.S. News – Best Lawyers

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  • November 01, 2019

Charlotte, N.C. - U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers named Parker Poe to their list of "Best Law Firms" for 2020. The firm was ranked nationally and locally in a broad range of practice areas.

Parker Poe received the coveted National Tier 1 ranking for public finance law for the fourth straight year. The firm received a National Tier 2 ranking in corporate law for the fourth straight year, land use and zoning for the second straight year, and moved up to this tier for real estate litigation. Parker Poe was ranked National Tier 3 for commercial litigation, environmental law and litigation, and real estate law.

U.S. News and Best Lawyers compile the annual rankings using a combination of client feedback, peer reviews, and law firm surveys. The resulting "Best Law Firms" recognition is considered one of the highest standards in the legal industry.

The publications also recognize "Best Law Firms" within metropolitan areas. Below are Parker Poe's metropolitan rankings.

North Carolina

Charlotte Tier 1 Rankings

  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Health Care
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law

Also ranked in Charlotte for:

  • Labor Law - Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Land Use & Zoning
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax Law

Raleigh Tier 1 Rankings

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Biotechnology Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Energy Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Litigation - Land Use & Zoning
  • Municipal Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Tax Law

Also ranked in Raleigh for:

  • Arbitration
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Municipal
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Patent Law
  • Real Estate Law

South Carolina

Charleston Tier 1 Rankings

  • Construction Law
  • Energy Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy

Also ranked in Charleston for:

  • Litigation - Construction

Columbia Tier 1 Rankings

  • Construction Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation - Construction

Also ranked in Columbia for:

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Economic Development Law
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Public Finance Law                  
  • Real Estate Law

Greenville Tier 1 Rankings

  • Environmental Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Also ranked in Greenville for:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Patent Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Trademark Law

Georgia

Atlanta Tier 1 Rankings

  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law

Also ranked in Atlanta for:

  • Land Use & Zoning Law  
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Real Estate Law

About Parker Poe
Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP has more than 200 lawyers in eight offices in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Washington, D.C. The firm provides legal counsel to many of the largest companies and local governments in the Southeast.

Parker Poe is a member of TerraLex, one of the world’s leading international legal networks. With 155 member law firms and more than 17,000 attorneys in 100 countries, TerraLex members provide the legal resources needed to conduct seamless business worldwide.