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Carlton Fields Earns National First-Tier Rankings in U.S. News – Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms” 2018 Guide

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Carlton Fields earned national first-tier rankings for four of its practices in the 2018 U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” guide. The firm also received high rankings for a multitude of its practices in several metropolitan areas.

According to Best Lawyers, law firms included in this 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.

National First-Tier Rankings:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Real Estate

The firm also received national rankings in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • Media Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Trademark Law

Metropolitan First-Tier Rankings

Hartford

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law

Miami

  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Media Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law

Orlando

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation – Construction

Tallahassee

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation -- Environmental
  • Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
  • Real Estate Law

Tampa

  • Antitrust Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Litigation – Regulatory Environment (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation – Tax
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Non-Profit/Charities Law
  • Patent Law
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax Law

West Palm Beach

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

Metropolitan Second-Tier Rankings

Atlanta

  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Hartford

  • Equipment Finance Law
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Los Angeles

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment

Miami

  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Litigation – Trusts & Estates
  • Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Actions -- Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law

New York City

  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation -- Patent

Orlando

  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Tampa

  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Water Law

West Palm Beach

  • Appellate Practice
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Real Estate Law

Metropolitan Third-Tier Rankings

Atlanta

  • Real Estate Law

Los Angeles

  • Litigation – Intellectual Property

Miami

  • Litigation – First Amendment
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

New York City

  • Trademark Law

Orlando

  • Litigation – Bankruptcy

Tallahassee

  • Energy Law

Tampa

  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Trusts & Estates
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 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America list for that particular location and specialty. Awards were given in 75 national practice areas and 122 metropolitan practice areas.

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