U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have announced their 2017 “Best Law Firms” ranking and recognized Smith Hulsey & Busey in the top tier of Jacksonville law firms in the following practice areas:
- Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganizations
- Commercial Litigation
- Corporate Law
- Health Care
- Litigation – Banking & Finance
- Litigation – Construction
- Medical Malpractice Defense
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Real Estate
U.S. News & World Report states that the rankings, presented in tiers, showcase more than 10,000 law firms in the nation and are based on a rigorous evaluation process that included surveys of thousands of clients, lawyers and law firm representatives.
Clients ranked firm practice groups based on expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, cost-effectiveness, civility, and whether they would refer another client to a firm. Lawyers also voted on expertise, responsiveness, integrity, cost-effectiveness, and whether they would refer a matter to a firm and whether they consider a firm a worthy competitor.
The rankings will appear in U.S. News &World Report’s special Money issue in November, and in the 2017 Best Law Firms print publication delivered to 30,000 general counsel and a digital format sent to 60,000 private practice lawyers worldwide.
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