December 19, 2011 — Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney has been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell®, Lexis Nexis® and Fortune magazine as one of the top ranked law firms in the United States. Inclusion on the list is limited to firms with at least one-third of whose attorneys garnered "AV® Preeminent" distinctions, the highest available mark for professional excellence from Martindale's Peer Review Ratings.

Fewer than a thousand of the nearly 250,000 firms listed in Martindale's comprehensive law directory were named to the list. The full list of top ranked law firms will appear December 26 in the 2012 Investors Guide edition of Fortune magazine, and online at CNNmoney.com.

About Martindale-Hubell
The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings are an objective indicator of a lawyer's high ethical standards and professional ability, generated from evaluations of lawyers by other members of the bar and the judiciary in the United States and Canada. The first review to establish a lawyer's rating usually occurs three years after his/her first admission to the bar.

About the Firm
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC (www.bipc.com) serves Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, mid-sized, small and emerging businesses, and individuals from its offices in Pennsylvania, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Virginia, Washington, D.C., California, and Delaware. Buchanan focuses on multiple industry and law specific practice areas within each of its core disciplines: Corporate, Litigation, Intellectual Property, Energy, Financial Services, Tax, Labor & Employment, Regulatory & Government Relations, Health Care and Real Estate.

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