Bangor and Portland, ME — U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released the 2024 “Best Law Firms” rankings, 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.
The Maine law firm of Eaton Peabody achieved top tier rankings in both metropolitan Bangor and Portland, Maine.
Tier 1 Rankings in Bangor included:
- Land Use and Zoning Law
- Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
- Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
- Trusts and Estates Law
Tier 1 Rankings in Portland included:
- Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
- Financial Services Regulation Law
- Real Estate Law
Eaton Peabody also received recognition in the following practice areas:
- Banking and Finance Law
- Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
- Commercial Litigation
- Construction Law
- Employment Law – Management
- Government Relations Practice
- Labor Law – Management
- Litigation – Antitrust
- Litigation – Construction
- Litigation – Labor & Employment
Firms included in the 2024 Best Law Firms® list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. To be considered for this milestone achievement, at least one lawyer in the law firm must be recognized in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.
Achieving a tiered ranking in Best Law Firms® on a national and/or metropolitan scale signals a unique credibility within the industry. The transparent, collaborative research process employs qualitative and quantitative data from peer and client reviews that is supported by proprietary algorithmic technology to produce a tiered system of industry-led rankings of the top 4% of the industry.
Receiving a tier designation represents an elite status, integrity and reputation that law firms earn among other leading firms and lawyers. The 2024 edition of Best Law Firms® includes rankings in 75 national practice areas and 127 metropolitan-based practice areas. Additionally, one “Law Firm of the Year” was named in each nationally ranked practice area.