SEDER & CHANDLER, LLP INCLUDED IN 2011-2012 "BEST LAW FIRM" RANKINGS IN U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT PUBLICATION

Worcester, MA - November 1, 2011 -U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers ® have released their annual rankings of "Best Law Firms" for 2011-2012. Those rankings show that Seder & Chandler, LLP, 339 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts is included, for the second year in a row, among the metropolitan "first tier" rankings in the following categories: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; and Corporate Law. Seder & Chandler, LLP also achieved metropolitan "second tier" recognition in Litigation -- Bankruptcy and Litigation -- Eminent Domain. Seder & Chandler, LLP's first tier rankings will be published in a "Best Law Firms" standalone publication by U.S. News & World Report, which publication will be distributed to 30,000 general counsel and in digital format to 58,000 private practice lawyers worldwide; the rankings in their entirety are posted at http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com.

These rankings, which are presented in tiers, showcase 9,633 different law firms ranked nationally in one or more of 75 major legal practice areas and in metropolitan or state rankings in one or more of 119 major legal practice areas. Full data for the law firms that received rankings is available online, from the largest firms in the country to hundreds of one-person and two-person law firms, providing a comprehensive view of the U.S. legal profession that is unprecedented both in the range of firms represented and in the range of qualitative and quantitative data used to develop the rankings. Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise.

The mission of "Best Law Firms" from the start has been to help guide referring lawyers and clients - from the country's largest companies needing corporate legal advice to individuals needing to get a divorce or write a will - issues that have a bet-the-company implication (in the case of a corporation) or a potentially life-changing result (in the case of an individual).

"U.S News has more than two decades of experience in providing the public with the most accurate and in-depth rankings of a wide range of institutions, including our Best Law Schools rankings," says Tim Smart, Executive Editor of U.S. News & World Report. "Law firms are an integral part of our rankings and a natural accompaniment to the law schools rankings."