November 03, 2014
The strength and depth of Weil’s practice in the United States continues to be highly recognized in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” annual rankings. In the recently-released 2015 rankings, the Firm received more than 100 national and metropolitan recommendations – with more than 80% of its rankings in the top tier of each practice category. Of note, all four of Weil’s departments earned top-tier national rankings, reflecting the Firm’s ability to handle the most complex corporate, litigation, restructuring, and tax and benefits matters.
Weil also won the “Law Firm of the Year” award for Mergers & Acquisitions Law, based on overall performance in national and metropolitan M&A categories.
Additionally, each of Weil’s nine U.S.-based offices received top-tier rankings for their metropolitan area. The Firm was commended for its work in Boston, Dallas, Houston, Miami, New York, Princeton, Providence, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D.C.
U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on an evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations and peer review from leading attorneys. Lawyers voted on metrics including expertise, responsiveness, integrity, cost-effectiveness, and whether they would refer a matter to a firm. More than 17,000 attorneys provided almost 600,000 law firm assessments, and almost 7,500 clients provided more than 40,000 evaluations.