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We are most proud of the work we do to advance our clients’ goals. But we also appreciate being recognized by our clients and peers through some of the highest honors in the legal profession.

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

  • Named a Tier 1 National firm in 10 practice areas in the 2023 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” report. In addition, the firm received Tier 1 rankings across multiple practice areas in their respective metropolitan areas.

  • 143 of the firm’s attorneys are listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2023 Edition. In addition, 6 are named Lawyer of the Year in their respective practice category and metropolitan area and 38 are named to the list of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.

Chambers USA (methodology)

  • 34 Buchanan attorneys and 17 of the firm’s practices have been recognized in the Chambers USA 2023 guide
  • Ranked nationwide for Cannabis Law
  • Ranked as a Band 1 leading law firm in Pennsylvania in Energy & Natural Resources, Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring and Healthcare
  • Additional Chambers USA rankings for Buchanan practices and attorneys can be viewed here
  • Shortlisted for Chambers USA 2023 Diversity and Inclusion – Outstanding Firm Award


  • Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney has been named a leader in law firm client service over numerous years including being recognized in the BTI Client Service A-Team Report consecutively since 2020.
  • Our Finance Group is ranked by BTI among the top 18 law firms with “the strongest client relationships in Financial Services.”

Super Lawyers (selection process)

  • More than 50 attorneys named to 2023 Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars lists across California, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C.

American Lawyer Media

  • Multiple attorneys named Lifetime Achievement Award Winners by The Legal Intelligencer and Daily Business Review.
  • Multiple attorneys named Professional Excellence Award Winners by The Legal Intelligencer and Daily Business Review.
  • Recognized by Daily Business Review's Professional Excellence Awards for closing one of the largest single-asset retail financings in the nation, the $1.75 billion refinancing of one of the country's largest malls
  • Named a Go-To Law Firm for America's Fortune 500 companies by Corporate Counsel magazine

Intellectual Property

  • Attorneys are recognized as IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property, and the firm is highly recommended for its IP practice in Pennsylvania and Virginia.
  • Attorneys across the IP and Corporate sections are included in IAM Patent 1000 List. The IAM has also recommended the firm as a whole for litigation, prosecution and transaction in Pennsylvania and the Washington, DC Metro Area.
  • Attorneys and the firm ranked as leading trademark professionals in Washington, DC Metro Area by World Trademark Review 1000.
  • The IP section is ranked in multiple categories in Patexia ANDA (Abbreviated New Drug Application) Litigation Intelligence Report. Specifically, the practice is ranked the categories of Most Active Law Firm (Defendant); Most Active Law Firm (Overall), Best Performing Firm (Defendant) and Best Performing Firm (Overall).