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Carlton Fields Earns National First-Tier Rankings in U.S. News - Best Lawyers Best Law Firms 2021 Guide

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November 5, 2020 – Carlton Fields earned national first-tier rankings for five of its practices in the U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms 2021 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
  • Trademark Law

The firm also received national rankings in:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • 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
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation

Metropolitan Rankings:

Atlanta

  • Litigation - Insurance (first-tier)
  • Real Estate Law (first-tier)
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Hartford

  • Real Estate Law (first-tier)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants

Los Angeles

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Real Estate Law

Miami

  • Appellate Practice (first-tier)
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation (first-tier)
  • Commercial Litigation (first-tier)
  • Construction Law (first-tier)
  • Corporate Law (first-tier)
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar (first-tier)
  • Insurance Law (first-tier)
  • International Mergers & Acquisitions (first-tier)
  • Litigation - Construction (first-tier)
  • Litigation - Environmental (first-tier)
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property (first-tier)
  • Litigation - Real Estate (first-tier)
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants (first-tier)
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants (first-tier)
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (first-tier)
  • Arbitration
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Trusts & Estates
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law

New Jersey

  • Commercial Litigation

New York City

  • Litigation - Intellectual Property (first-tier)
  • Trademark Law (first-tier)
  • Litigation - Patent

Orlando

  • Construction Law (first-tier)
  • Litigation - Construction (first-tier)
  • Commercial Litigation

Tallahassee

  • Commercial Litigation (first-tier)
  • Environmental Law (first-tier)
  • Government Relations Practice (first-tier)
  • Land Use & Zoning Law (first-tier)
  • Litigation - Environmental (first-tier)
  • Litigation - Land Use & Zoning (first-tier)
  • Real Estate Law (first-tier)
  • Appellate Practice
  • Energy Law

Tampa

  • Antitrust Law (first-tier)
  • Appellate Practice (first-tier)
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (first-tier)
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation (first-tier)
  • Commercial Litigation (first-tier)
  • Construction Law (first-tier)
  • Corporate Law (first-tier)
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice (first-tier)
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar (first-tier)
  • Environmental Law (first-tier)
  • Health Care Law (first-tier)
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants (first-tier)
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy (first-tier)
  • Litigation - Construction (first-tier)
  • Litigation - Real Estate (first-tier)
  • Litigation - Tax (first-tier)
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants (first-tier)
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law (first-tier)
  • Non-Profit/Charities Law (first-tier)
  • Patent Law (first-tier)
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (first-tier)
  • Real Estate Law (first-tier)
  • Securities Regulation (first-tier)
  • Tax Law (first-tier)
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation - Trusts & Estates
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law

Washington, D.C.

  • Construction Law
  • Litigation - Construction

West Palm Beach

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (first-tier)
  • Commercial Litigation (first-tier)

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, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

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