Butzel Long included in “Best Law Firms” 2014 list by U.S. News and Best Lawyers®

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DETROIT, Mich. – Butzel Long received national recognition in the 2014 “Best Law Firms,” rankings by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. 

Butzel Long is nationally ranked in the first tier in Immigration Law (Tier 1). 

Butzel Long is ranked in multiple legal specialties in the Ann Arbor, Detroit, Lansing and New York offices.

Firms included in the 2014 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. The 2014 “Best Law Firms” rankings can be seen in their entirety by visiting bestlawfirms.usnews.com.

Below is a full list of Butzel Long’s 2014 Best Law Firm rankings:

National Rankings

Tier 1

  • Immigration Law

Tier 2

  • Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions

Tier 3

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – ERISA
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Real Estate

Metropolitan Rankings

Tier 1

Ann Arbor

  • Employment Law – Management
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Real Estate Law

Detroit

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law – Individuals
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Immigration Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – ERISA
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law

Lansing

  • Construction Law
  • Litigation – Construction

Tier 2

Ann Arbor

  • Corporate Law

Detroit

  • Antitrust Law
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Environmental Law
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Family Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation – Antitrust
  • Litigation – Trusts & Estates
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Tier 2

New York City

  • Litigation – Mergers & Acquisitions

Tier 3

Detroit

  • Litigation – Environmental

About “Best Law Firms”

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 field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in the 19th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© list for that particular location and specialty.

About U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report is a multi-platform publisher of news and analysis, which includes the digital-only U.S. News Weekly magazine, www.usnews.com and www.rankingsandreviews.com. Focusing on Health, Personal Finance, Education, Travel, Cars and Public Service/Opinion, U.S. News has earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers. U.S. News & World Report’s signature franchise includes its News You Can Use® brand of journalism and its annual “Best” series of consumer Web guides and publications that include rankings of colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, mutual funds, health plans and more.

About Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected attorney ranking service in the world. For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the attorneys best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions ort unfamiliar specialties. Best Lawyers lists are published in leading local, regional and national publications across the globe. The Best Lawyers in America list recognizes the very best lawyers in each practice area and metropolitan region in the country.

About Butzel Long
 
Established in 1854, Butzel Long is a full-service law firm with offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing and Ann Arbor, Mich. New York, NY and, Washington, D.C., as well as alliance offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Mexico City and Monterrey. The firm is an active member of Lex Mundi, a global association of 160 independent law firms. Visit the Butzel Long website at www.butzel.com.

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