Eastman & Smith on 2017 Best Law Firms List
In conjunction with Best Lawyers in America®, U.S. News and World Report has published a compilation of the top law firms in the country in several different practice areas. Eastman & Smith was named by U.S. News and World Report as a "tier one" Toledo, Ohio, law firm in several practice areas including:
- Commercial Litigation
- Corporate Law
- Criminal Defense: White-Collar
- Litigation - Construction
- Litigation - Environmental
- Litigation - Labor & Employment
- Trusts & Estates Law
- Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
The Firm also was named as a "tier two" Toledo firm in these practice areas:
- Banking and Finance Law
- Employment Law - Management
- Environmental Law
- Health Care Law
- Labor Law - Management
- Tax Law
Additionally, Eastman & Smith was ranked a "tier three" law firm in Columbus, Ohio, for tax law and in Toledo for medical malpractice law defense and real estate law. Only 168 Columbus firms and 47 Toledo firms appear on Best Law Firms. The number of the Firm's practice areas that were recognized by US News and World Report, validates our clients' and the public's perception that Eastman & Smith is a premier law firm.
Kilpatrick & Associates was named a tier one law firm in Troy, Michigan, for the practice of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law. Eastman & Smith has a strategic alliance with Kilpatrick & Associates which is described in a story on our web site.
This is the seventh year for the Best Law Firms list and the seventh year Eastman & Smith has appeared on it. To be considered for inclusion, law firms must have at least one attorney who appears in Best Lawyers in America®. Earlier it was announced that 20 Eastman & Smith attorneys appear in the latest edition. For more information on these attorneys, please read the earlier story posted on our web site.