AWARDS & RANKINGS

Some of Our Accolades

We are dedicated to serving as honest, knowledgeable partners to our clients and we are proud that we have received some of the top honors in the legal profession. We are confident that our practice will continue to be recognized by our clients and peers.

U.S. News & World Report – The Best Lawyers in America® (methodology)

  • 27 national honors and 84 first-tier metropolitan rankings on U.S. News & World Report's 2017-18 "Best Law Firms" list
  • 128 attorneys and specialists recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2018®
  • 10 attorneys named as The Best Lawyers in America 2017® "Lawyer of the Year," an honor given to only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community

Chambers USA (methodology)

  • 37 attorneys selected for inclusion among America's Leading Lawyers by Chambers USA 2017 
  • Ranked as a leading law firm in Pennsylvania in Antitrust, Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity, Environment, Healthcare, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial and Real Estate
  • Ranked as a leading law firm in Northern Virginia in Intellectual Property
  • Ranked as a leading law firm in Florida in Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Healthcare, Immigration, Labor & Employment, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use and Tax

Martindale-Hubbell®  Peer Review Ratings

  • Recognized as one of the top-ranked law firms in the United States by Martindale-Hubbell®, Lexis Nexis® and Fortune magazine, an honor limited to firms with at least one-third of whose attorneys garnered "AV® Preeminent" distinctions
  • More than 180 attorneys awarded with “AV® Preeminent” distinction

Super Lawyers (selection process)

  • Nearly100 attorneys named to 2017 Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars Lists in California, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. 

American Lawyer Media

  • Firm's South Florida Real Estate Litigation Group recognized as 2014 and 2016 Litigation Department of the Year by the Daily Business Review
  • Named Go-To Law Firm by American Lawyer Media in the categories of Corporate Transactions, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Litigation and Securities
  • Named a Go-To Law Firm for America's Fortune 500 companies by Corporate Counsel magazine

BTI

  • Named to BTI Most Recommended Law Firms - The Firms Legal Decision Makers Recommend in 2015-2017
  • Firm named a leader in BTI Client Service A-Team annually
  • Recognized as a "market-leading innovator" by clients and BTI Consulting, Inc.
  • Several attorneys named “BTI Client All-Stars” annually

Intellectual Property

  • Fifteen attorneys recognized as 2017 IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property, and the firm was highly recommended for its IP practice in Pennsylvania and Virginia.
  • Firm received the prestigious "Gold Award" as the Best USA Firm for IP Patent Prosecution by the International Legal Alliance Summit and Awards in 2013, 2015-2017
  • 15 attorneys and the patent practice recommended in IAM Patent 1000 List in 2016 and 2017, best-in-class listing of patent prosecution, licensing and litigation practitioners across 50 key jurisdictions. 
  • Trademark practice recommended in the WTR 1000 in the DC Metro Area with special mentions in Enforcement and Litigation, and Prosecution and Strategy

Law360

  • Six practices ranked among largest in the nation, according to a survey by Law360 in 2015: Bankruptcy, Competition, Employment, Environmental, Mergers & Acquisitions and Real Estate
  • Named a 2014 and 2015 Pennsylvania Powerhouse law firm by Law360

Florida

  • Numerous attorneys named annually to Florida Trend magazine’s Legal Elite list
  • Ten attorneys recognized in the South Florida Legal Guide 2016 as Top Lawyers or Up and Comers

Pro Bono

  • Ranked annually in Top 100 Law Firms for Pro Bono Legal Services among the AmLaw 200