Cole Schotz Again Ranks Among “Best Law Firms”

November 1, 2013

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers Recognized Firm

HACKENSACK, N.J., Nov. 1, 2013—Cole Schotz is pleased to announce it has once again been named among the nation’s “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. This marks the second year in a row that the firm has been recognized with a National First-Tier Ranking for excellence in Bankruptcy Litigation. The firm has also been recognized as a Metropolitan First Tier firm in 16 practice areas and locations.

Selection for the Best Law Firms list is based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes collecting client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in the same field and a thorough review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

The annual report also once again recognized Cole Schotz as a Metropolitan Tier One firm for Bankruptcy Litigation in Baltimore and New York City. This is the third year in a row that the Baltimore practice has received this recognition and the second consecutive year for New York City. Other areas where the firm achieved a Metropolitan Tier One Ranking include: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law in Baltimore; in Delaware for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; in New Jersey for Appellate Practice, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Bankruptcy Litigation, Construction Litigation, Tax Litigation, Trusts & Estates Litigation, Real Estate Law, Tax Law and Trusts & Estates Law; and in New York City for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law.

Cole Schotz was also recognized as a National Tier Two firm for its Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law practice. The firm has been named a Metropolitan Tier Two firm in Delaware for Bankruptcy Litigation and in New Jersey for Labor & Employment Litigation.

In the metropolitan New Jersey area, the firm’s Banking and Finance Law, Land Use & Zoning Law and Environmental Litigation was ranked among the Third Tier.

About Cole Schotz:

Cole Schotz serves clients nationally throughout the United States with offices in New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Texas. The firm represents hundreds of closely-held businesses and individuals – many for decades – as well as Fortune 500 companies.

Founded in 1928, the firm has grown to 114 attorneys who work in eleven primary areas of practice: Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring; Construction Services; Corporate, Finance & Business Transactions; Employment Law; Environmental Law; Intellectual Property, Litigation; Real Estate; Real Estate Special Opportunities Group; Tax, Trusts & Estates and White Collar Defense & Investigations.


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