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Pepper Hamilton Earns National and Metropolitan First-Tier Placements in U.S. News - Best Lawyers® 'Best Law Firms' Rankings for 2014

11/04/2013

Pepper Hamilton received four national first-tier placements and 38 first-tier metropolitan placements in U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” for 2014. The firm earned a total of 27 national rankings and 58 metropolitan rankings. The rankings showcase law firms nationally in one or more of 74 practice areas and in metropolitan or state standings in one or more of 120 practice areas.

Pepper Hamilton earned the following national rankings:

Tier 1
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Construction Law
Litigation – Construction
Venture Capital Law

Tier 2
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law – Management
Environmental Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – First Amendment
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Securities
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Trademark Law

Tier 3
Antitrust Law
Biotechnology Law
Copyright Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
Litigation - Antitrust
Litigation - Environmental
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law

The firm also achieved the following metropolitan rankings:

Tier 1

Delaware
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Detroit
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Corporate Law
Environmental Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Environmental
Real Estate Law

New York City
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Orange County
Real Estate Law

Philadelphia
Antitrust Law
Arbitration
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Copyright Law
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law - Management
Litigation - Antitrust
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – First Amendment
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Tax Law
Trademark Law
Trusts & Estates Law
Venture Capital Law

Pittsburgh
Construction Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
Litigation - Construction
Real Estate Law

Washington, D.C.
Environmental Law
Litigation – Securities

Tier 2

Delaware
Real Estate Law

Detroit
Employment Law – Individuals
Employment Law – Management
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Venture Capital Law

Los Angeles
Health Care Law
Mergers & Acquisitions Law

New York City
Construction Law
Litigation – Construction

Philadelphia
Biotechnology Law
Criminal Defense: White Collar
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Patent
Litigation – Securities

Pittsburgh
Banking and Finance Law
Commercial Litigation

Tier 3

Boston
Corporate Law

New York City
Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Philadelphia
Mediation

Rankings in their entirety are posted online at http://BestLawFirms.USNews.com.

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