November 12, 2015
Brown & James, P.C. has been ranked in the 2016 "Best Law Firms" list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, nationally for its appellate practice and also locally for its work in appellate, legal malpractice defense, insurance law, medical malpractice defense, commercial litigation, product liability litigation defense, construction law, and personal injury litigation defense.
Firms included in the 2016 "Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.
The 2016 Edition of "Best Law Firms” includes rankings in 74 national practice areas and 122 metropolitan-based practice areas.
The U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers ranking process is based on a rigorous evaluation that includes:
- the collection of client and lawyer valuations
- peer review from leading attorneys in their field
- review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process
Clients and peers were asked to evaluate firms based on the following criteria: responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost effectiveness, integrity and civility, as well as whether they would refer a matter to the firm and/or consider the firm a worthy competitor.