Steptoe Receives 75 Rankings in US News - Best Lawyers' ‘Best Law Firms’

(November 1, 2017, Washington, DC) — Steptoe has received 24 national and 51 metropolitan rankings in the 2018 edition of US News – Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms.” Of those rankings, 46 are in the top tier.

The rankings are based on an evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer reviews, and review of additional information provided by law firms. To be eligible for a ranking in a particular practice area and metro region, a law firm must have at least one lawyer who is included in Best Lawyers in that particular practice area and metro.

Steptoe received national rankings in the following practices:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation – Tier 1
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar – Tier 1
  • Derivatives and Futures Law – Tier 1
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law – Tier 1
  • Employment Law – Management – Tier 1
  • Energy Law
  • Insurance Law – Tier1
  • International Arbitration – Governmental
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Litigation – ERISA – Tier 1
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property – Tier 1
  • Litigation – Patent – Tier 1
  • Litigation – Tax – Tier 1
  • Natural Resources Law – Tier 1
  • Oil & Gas Law – Tier 1
  • Patent Law
  • Project Finance Law
  • Railroad Law – Tier 1
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Tax Law – Tier 1
  • Technology Law
  • Transportation Law – Tier 1

Steptoe received metropolitan rankings in the following practices:

Chicago

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law – Tier 1
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property – Tier 1
  • Patent Law  

Los Angeles

  • Environmental Law – Tier 1

New York

  • Trusts & Estates Law 

Phoenix

  • Appellate Practice – Tier 1
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar – Tier 1
  • Employment Law – Management – Tier 1
  • Insurance Law – Tier 1
  • Labor Law – Management – Tier 1
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment – Tier 1
  • Litigation – Tax – Tier 1
  • Native American Law
  • Tax Law – Tier 1

San Francisco

  • Commercial Litigation – Tier 1
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Technology Law 

Washington DC

  • Antitrust Law
  • Arbitration – Tier 1
  • Commercial Litigation – Tier 1
  • Communications Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar – Tier 1
  • Derivatives and Futures Law – Tier 1
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law – Tier 1
  • Employment Law – Management – Tier 1
  • Energy Law – Tier 1
  • Insurance Law – Tier 1
  • International Arbitration – Governmental
  • International Trade and Finance Law – Tier 1
  • Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants – Tier 1
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – ERISA – Tier 1
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Patent – Tier 1
  • Litigation – Tax – Tier 1
  • Mediation – Tier 1
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Natural Resources Law – Tier 1
  • Oil & Gas Law – Tier 1
  • Project Finance Law
  • Railroad Law – Tier 1
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Tax Law – Tier 1
  • Transportation Law – Tier 1

The rankings were published November 1 in US News.

About Steptoe

Steptoe & Johnson LLP is an international law firm widely recognized for vigorous advocacy in complex litigation and arbitration, successful representation of clients before governmental agencies, and creative and practical advice in guiding business transactions. The firm has more than 500 lawyers and other professionals in offices in Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, Phoenix, San Francisco, and Washington. For more information, visit www.steptoe.com.