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November 1, 2017

Conrad O’Brien Again Recognized as a Preeminent Law Firm in the Country and Region by U.S. News-Best Lawyers ® in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list

Conrad O'Brien is pleased to announce that the Firm has again been named as one of the country's and Philadelphia region's preeminent law firms by U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list.  


The Firm has received Tier 1 rankings in the following eight practice areas for our work in Philadelphia: Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: White-Collar; Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants; Litigation – Labor & Employment; Litigation – Trusts & Estates; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants.  The Firm has also received national recognition, receiving a Tier 2 ranking for Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Actions-Defendants.  


According to Best Lawyers, "Firms included in the 2018 ‘Best Law Firms’ list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.  Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.”


Earlier in the year, nine Conrad O’Brien lawyers were honored by being listed in the 2017 Best Lawyers in America based on votes by other members of the Bar in recognition of their decades of successful litigation track-record and negotiations on behalf of their corporate clients.


The complete rankings are as follows:


Tier 1 Metropolitan Philadelphia
•    Commercial Litigation
•    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
•    Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
•    Litigation – Labor & Employment
•    Litigation – Trusts & Estates
•    Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
•    Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
•    Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants 


Tier 2 Metropolitan Philadelphia
•    Arbitration
•    Corporate Law
•    Litigation – Antitrust
•    Litigation – Intellectual Property
•    Mediation


Tier 2 National
•    Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants

Tier 3 National
•    Commercial Litigation
•    Litigation – Antitrust
•    Litigation – Labor & Employment


Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected attorney ranking service in the world. For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the attorneys best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Best Lawyers lists are published in leading local, regional, and national publications across the globe. The Best Lawyers in America list recognizes the very best lawyers in each practice area and metropolitan region in the country.