Ulmer & Berne Earns Recognition in 39 Practice Categories in the 2017 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firm” List

Ulmer is ranked in 39 categories in the 2017 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings. Among these, the firm earns U.S. News – Best Lawyers highest rankings in 21 categories. The firm also ranks nationally in 15 categories.

Firms included in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence and persistently impressive ratings from client and peers. Published jointly by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, firms are ranked based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

Ulmer achieved a “Metropolitan Tier 1” ranking in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” in the following categories:

• Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
• Commercial Litigation
• Construction Law
• Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
• Employment Law – Management
• Insurance Law
• Labor Law – Union
• Litigation – Antitrust
• Litigation – Banking & Finance
• Litigation – Bankruptcy
• Litigation – ERISA
• Litigation – Labor & Employment
• Litigation – Real Estate
• Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
• Litigation – Securities
• Litigation – Trusts & Estates
• Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
• Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
• Real Estate Law
• Tax Law
• Trusts & Estates Law