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U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® Ranks FordHarrison Among "Best Law Firms" for 2013

Date   Nov 1, 2012

Best Law Firms BadgeFordHarrison LLP, a national labor and employment law firm, is pleased to announce that the firm has been ranked among the "Best Law Firms" for 2013 by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers®.

FordHarrison was recognized with a National First Tier Ranking in two practice areas, including Employment Law – Management and Litigation – Labor & Employment and the firm also received a National Second Tier Ranking for Labor Law - Management.  In addition, the firm was recognized with 26 "Metropolitan First-Tier Rankings" in a variety of practice areas in ten cities across the U.S.  Earlier this year, Best Lawyers selected 55 FordHarrison lawyers for inclusion in the 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

The U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings feature law firms that have been given consistently impressive performance ratings by clients and peers. Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise. A full listing of the FordHarrison office locations and practice areas that were included in the 2013 edition can be found below. 

Metropolitan First-Tier Rankings  

Atlanta
Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor & Employment
Mediation

Boston - Bello Black & Welsh LLP  (Of Counsel Affiliate Office)
Employment Law - Management

Chicago
Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor & Employment

Greenville/Spartanburg
Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor & Employment

Jacksonville
Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management  

Memphis
Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor & Employment

Miami
Employment Law - Management
Litigation - Labor & Employment

New York City
Employment Law - Management

Orlando
Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor & Employment

Tampa
Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor & Employment

Washington, DC
Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management

Metropolitan Second-Tier Rankings

Atlanta
Immigration Law

Birmingham
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law  

Los Angeles
Employment Law - Management

Memphis
Litigation - Municipal

Miami
Litigation - First Amendment

Washington DC
Litigation - Labor & Employment

Metropolitan Third-Tier Rankings

Atlanta
Arbitration

Birmingham
Litigation - ERISA

Jacksonville
Litigation - Labor & Employment

Los Angeles
Labor Law - Management

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