Worcester, MA - November 7, 2017 - U.S. and World Report and Best Lawyers® have released their annual rankings of "Best Law Firms" for 2017. Firms included in the 2017 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. Seder & Chandler, LLP, 339 Main Street, Worcester, Massachusetts is included among the metropolitan "first tier" rankings in the following categories: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and "third tier" recognition in Commercial Litigation. This is the seventh (7th) consecutive year that Seder & Chandler, LLP has achieved this distinction.
U.S. News and World Report reviewed 13,803 law firms across the United States and across 122 practice areas, for a total of 2,005 firms receiving a national law firm ranking. Each year the publication expands its research while also trying to simplify the process, as much as possible, for the law firms that provide the information used to create the rankings. Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for its abilities, its professionalism and its integrity.
The 2017 "Best Law Firms" list will be featured in two publications. The national First Tier rankings will be featured in the Third Edition of the "Best Law Firms" Legal Issue, which will be distributed in January to more than 35,000 executives. National and metropolitan First
Tier rankings will be featured in the "Best Law Firms" General Counsel Publication, which will be distributed in December to more than 30,000 in-house counsel, and in digital format to more than 60,000 private practice lawyers worldwide. The 2017 "Best Law Firms" rankings can be seen in their entirety by visiting: bestlawfirms.usnews.com.
The mission of "Best Law Firms" 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). 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.