Eastman & Smith on 2021 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 different practice areas. Eastman & Smith was named as a "tier one" law firm in several practice areas including:



The Firm also was named as a "tier two" Toledo firm in the practice areas of Banking and Finance Law; Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships); Environmental Law; Labor Law – Management; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants; and Tax Law

Eastman & Smith was ranked a "tier three" law firm in Columbus, Ohio, for Employment Law – Management as well as Environmental Law and a "tier three" law firm in Toledo for Employment Law – Individuals; Employment Law – Management; and Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants.

Only 193 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 two 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 eleventh year for the Best Law Firms list and the eleventh 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 24 Eastman & Smith attorneys appear in the latest edition. For more information on these attorneys, please read the story posted on our web site