U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® Release 2013 "Best Law Firms" Rankings
Brown & James Ranks in National First Tier for Medical Malpractice Law
November 6, 2012
Four Practice Areas Rank in First Tier for St. Louis Metro
U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released the 2013 "Best Law Firms" rankings, providing a comprehensive view of the U.S. legal profession that is unprecedented both in the range of firms represented and in the range of qualitative and quantitative data used to develop the rankings. Brown & James, P.C. ranks nationally within Tier 1 for Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants.
Brown & James was also recognized in several practice areas
within the St. Louis metropolitan first-tier rankings. The firm's Appellate Practice, Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants, Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants all rank within Tier 1.
The national first-tier rankings will be featured in U.S. News & World Report's
Money issue, on newsstands November 20, 2012. The national and metropolitan first-tier rankings are featured in the "Best Law Firms" standalone publication, which is being distributed to more than 30,000 general counsel and in digital format to more than 60,000 private practice lawyers worldwide.
About Brown & James, P.C.
Brown & James, P.C. is a Midwest regional law firm with over 115 attorneys representing companies in litigation, appeals and insurance coverage matters. With six offices in St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield, Columbia, Mo., Belleville, Ill., and Little Rock, Ark., our attorneys regularly represent clients in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies throughout Missouri, Kansas, southern Illinois and northern Arkansas. Brown & James is one of the top firms in the Midwest, having been named the “Winningest Defense Firm” the past four years by the Missouri Lawyers Weekly
, as well as being named to the 2010-13 Tier 1 rankings of Best Law Firms by U.S. News
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