Pepper Hamilton – and Pepper people – earn numerous honors and awards for our work for clients, our commitment to pro bono and community service, and in many other areas.

Selected recent honors include:

Client Service A-Team – BTI Consulting
Pepper was one of just 13 firms ranked highly by clients for exceeding expectations, recommending clear decisions on complex issues, offering extensive research and background materials on regulatory issues, and keeping clients constantly aware of their legal risk profile.

Ranked as a top firm for litigation in BTI's Litigation Outlook 2016

Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business

  • Shortlisted for Construction Firm of the Year, 2017
  • Shortlisted for Product Liability Firm of the Year, 2015
  • Product Liability / Client Service Firm of the Year, 2013
  • Ranked nationally for product liability and construction law; ranked regionally for antitrust, bankruptcy/restructuring, commercial litigation, construction, corporate/M&A & private equity, intellectual property, labor & employment, and tax; recognized for government contracts and real estate in 2017
  • 43 Pepper partners recognized in 2017

Best Lawyers in America 2018

  • 74 Pepper lawyers listed, including nine as Lawyer of the Year in their respective practice areas

Legal 500 United States 2017

  • Recommended in Construction, White Collar Criminal Defense, Government Contracts, and Litigation – Product liability, mass tort and class action defense: pharmaceuticals and medical devices

U.S. News/Best Lawyers 'Best Law Firms' 2018

  • Seven Tier 1 national rankings
  • 37 metropolitan Tier 1 rankings

Super Lawyers 2017

  • 77 Pepper lawyers named

Benchmark Litigation 2018

  • Pepper ranked nationally for product liability
  • Nina Gussack named “litigation star” nationally; five other Pepper lawyers named regionally

Legal Intelligencer

  • Litigation Departments of the Year – Class Action and Products Liability (2016) 
  • Lifetime Achievement Awards recognizing lawyers who have “shaped the law in Pennsylvania” – Nina Gussack (2014); Ned Madeira and Barbara Mather (2013)
  • Best Law Firm Corporate Practice – Intellectual Property (2013)
  • Litigation Department of the Year – Product Liability (2012)