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Pepper Hamilton Earns National and Metropolitan First-Tier Placements in U.S. News - Best Lawyers® 'Best Law Firms' Rankings for 2016

11/02/2015
Pepper Hamilton Earns National and Metropolitan First-Tier Placements in U.S. News - Best Lawyers® 'Best Law Firms' Rankings for 2016

Pepper Hamilton LLP received nine national first-tier placements and 34 first-tier metropolitan placements in U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” for 2016. The firm earned a total of 26 national rankings and 65 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 122 practice areas.

Pepper Hamilton earned the following national rankings:

Tier 1
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Litigation - Construction
Litigation - First Amendment
Litigation - Labor & Employment
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Venture Capital Law

Tier 2
Antitrust Law
Copyright Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law – Management
Environmental Law
Labor Law - Management
Litigation – Bankruptcy
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Real Estate Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law
Trademark Law

Tier 3
Biotechnology Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
Litigation - Antitrust
Litigation - Environmental
Litigation - Securities
Tax Law

The firm also achieved the following metropolitan rankings:

Tier 1

Delaware
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy

Detroit
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Environmental Law
Litigation - Environmental

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

Pittsburgh
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Real Estate Law

Tier 2

Delaware
Real Estate Law

Detroit
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - Labor & Employment
Real Estate Law
Venture Capital Law

Harrisburg
Environmental Law

Los Angeles
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Health Care Law
Mergers & Acquisitions Law

New York City
Construction Law
Litigation – Construction

Philadelphia
Arbitration
Biotechnology Law
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Patent
Litigation – Securities
Media Law

Pittsburgh
Banking and Finance Law
Commercial Litigation
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Securities/Capital Markets Law

Washington, DC
Construction Law

Tier 3

Boston
Corporate Law

Detroit
Employment Law - Individuals
Employment Law - Management

New York City
Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Philadelphia
Mediation

Rankings in their entirety are posted online at bestlawfirms.usnews.com.

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