U.S. News & World Report Recognizes Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp In 2012-2013 “Best Law Firms”
Law firm honored in top tier of national rankings for entertainment and employment law, top tier of metropolitan rankings for multiple practices in Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C.
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Nov. 1, 2012 - PRLog -- The Los Angeles-based law firm Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp (MS&K) was widely honored in the 2012-2013 “Best Law Firms” rankings released today by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers.
The rankings provide a comprehensive view of the U.S. legal profession that is unprecedented both in the range of firms represented and in the range of quantitative and qualitative data used to develop the rankings. They will be featured in U.S. News & World Report’s Money issue, on newsstands November 20, 2012.
In the national rankings, MS&K was ranked as a Tier 1 law firm for entertainment law in both the motion pictures/television and music categories, as well as a Tier 1 law firm for employment law (management). The firm was also ranked as a Tier 2 law firm nationally for copyright law, employee benefits (ERISA) law, immigration law and litigation (labor and employment). MS&K was ranked as a Tier 3 law firm nationally for labor law (management), litigation (intellectual property), tax law, and trusts and estates law.
In the metropolitan rankings, MS&K’s Los Angeles office was ranked as a Tier 1 law firm for employee benefits (ERISA) law, entertainment law (both motion pictures/television and music), immigration law, labor law (management), litigation (both labor/employment and trusts/estate), tax law, and trusts and estates law. The MS&K Los Angeles office was also ranked as a Tier 2 law firm for non-profit/charities law. The firm’s New York office was ranked as a Tier 1 law firm for employment law (management) and a Tier 2 law firm for labor law (management). MS&K’s Washington, D.C. office was ranked as a Tier 1 law firm for copyright law and a Tier 2 law firm for litigation (intellectual property).
This year’s rankings showcase more than 10,000 different law firms ranked nationally in one or more of 80 legal practice areas and in metropolitan or state rankings in one or more of 118 practice areas. Rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations and peer review from leading attorneys in their field.
“We are delighted by the premier ranking of our firm in our key areas of practice and in all three markets where we have offices,” said MS&K Managing Partner Thomas Lambert. “This objective third-party endorsement from U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers is another independent validation of the extraordinary legal talent in a number of practice areas that are of strategic importance to our clients.”
The rankings in their entirety are posted online at http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com. For more than 100 years, Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP has maintained a reputation for excellence in providing sophisticated legal and business solutions for its clients in areas that include: Litigation, Intellectual Property & Technology, Labor & Employment, Entertainment & New Media, Immigration, Corporate Transactions, Homeland Security, Tax, Trust & Estates, Real Estate, and International Trade. Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP has offices in Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit http://www.msk.com.