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Whiteford, Taylor & Preston Again Ranked in 22 National Practice Areas by U.S. News & World Report

November 3, 2016– Baltimore – The 2016 edition of U.S. News and World Report – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” has ranked Whiteford, Taylor & Preston with exemplary ratings in the sixth annual rankings of law firms.

Twenty-two different practices were ranked at the national level, as well as twenty-three in Baltimore, eleven in Washington, D.C., and two in Roanoke, VA.  “To be ranked in so many practices, both nationally and also in Maryland, D.C. and Virginia, speaks to the broad-based strengths of the firm.  Our goal is to be our clients’ most trusted advisors, no matter what industry they are in, no matter what kind of legal issues they face.  Based on the U.S. News & World Report research, we seem to be succeeding,” said Martin T. Fletcher, Managing Partner.

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 review from leading attorneys in their fields, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Direct quotes from clients and others to whom the researchers spoke can be read here.

The specific areas of law and the cities in which WTP received its rankings are summarized below.

National

Tier 1

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Real Estate Law

Tier 2

  • Environmental Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Technology Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Venture Capital Law

Tier 3

  • Corporate Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Patent Law
  • Tax Law

Baltimore

Tier 1

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Education Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Mediation
  • Non-Profit/Charities Law
  • Patent Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Venture Capital Law

Tier 2

  • Arbitration
  • Copyright Law
  • International Arbitration – Commercial
  • International Arbitration – Governmental
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Non-Profit/Charities Law
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Public Finance Law

Tier 3

  • Construction Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation – Environmental

Roanoke, Virginia

Tier 1

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy

Washington, DC

Tier 1

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

Tier 2

  • Education Law
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Non-Profit/Charities Law
  • Real Estate Law

Tier 3

  • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

About Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP: The over 150 attorneys at Whiteford, Taylor & Preston are dedicated to offering a comprehensive range of business law and litigation service to regional, national and international clients. We deliver sophisticated, cost – effective legal services to innovative start-ups, middle market companies and global enterprises from our eleven offices in Maryland, D.C., Virginia, Kentucky, Michigan and Delaware.  For more information, please visit our website at www.wtplaw.com.

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