Sherman & Howard Receives 32 Rankings in Inaugural U.S. News Media Group/Best Lawyers Best Law Firms Rankings
Four Practice Areas Receive National Rankings
Denver - September 15, 2010 -Sherman & Howard received 32 rankings in the U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers 2010 Best Law Firms rankings, which are presented in tiers both nationally and by state or metropolitan area.
National Rankings - Employment, Labor, General Commercial and Tax Law
Four of Sherman & Howard's practices received national rankings. The firm received national "Tier 2" Rankings in the Employment Law - Management and Labor Law - Management categories. It received national "Tier 3" rankings in General Commercial Litigation and Tax Law.
Fifteen "Tier One" Metropolitan Rankings
At the state/metropolitan level, Sherman & Howard received 15 "Tier One" rankings - 14 in Colorado and one in Reno. The Colorado practices receiving Tier One rankings were Administrative/Regulatory Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Banking and Finance Law, Construction Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Employment Law - Management, General Commercial Litigation, Health Care Law, Labor Law - Management, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Public Finance Law, Real Estate Law, Tax Law and Trusts & Estates Law. Sherman & Howard, which was the only firm to receive a "Tier One" ranking in Colorado in Public Finance law, also received a "Tier One" ranking in Public Finance in Reno, Nevada*.
Sherman & Howard received nine "Tier Two" and four "Tier Three" rankings in Colorado and Phoenix, Arizona. The complete rankings are attached.
About the Rankings
Full data is available online for the law firms that received rankings, including 30,322 rankings of 8,782 law firms in 81 practice areas, are posted online at www.usnews.com/bestlawfirms. These inaugural rankings are presented in tiers both nationally and by metropolitan area or by state, showcase 8,782 different law firms ranked in one or more of 81 major practice areas. U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers believe that 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 qualitative and quantitative data used to develop the rankings. the national first-tier rankings will be featured in the October print issue of U.S. News & World Report, which will go on sale September 27.
About Sherman & Howard
Sherman & Howard L.L.C., established in 1892, is the oldest law firm in Denver. The Firm assists its clients in most aspects of law affecting businesses and public institutions. Sherman & Howard's approximately 200 attorneys currently practice law from offices in Denver, Colorado Springs, Steamboat Springs, Vail and Aspen, Colorado; Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada; and St. Louis, Missouri.
*Members of the Sherman & Howard Public Finance Department practice law in Nevada under the name of Swendseid & Stern, a Member in Sherman & Howard L.L.C.
About the U.S. News Media Group
The U.S. News Media Group is a multi-platform digital publisher of news and analysis, which includes the monthly U.S. News & World Report magazine, the digital-only U.S. News Weekly magazine, www.usnews.com, and www.rankingsandreviews.com. Focusing on Health, Money & Business, Education, and Public Service/Opinion, the U.S. News Media Group has earned a reputation as the leading provider of service news and information that improves the quality of life of its readers. The U.S. News Media Group's signature franchises include its News You Can Use® brand of journalism and its "America's Best" series of consumer guides that include rankings of colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, health plans, and more.
About Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. For over a quarter century, the company has helped lawyers and clients find legal counsel in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. The 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in America includes 41,385 lawyers covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia and is based on more than 3.1 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. At www.BestLawyers.com, Best Lawyers also publishes peer-reviewed listings of lawyers in most of the world's major legal markets. Best Lawyers lists are excerpted in a wide range of general interest, business and legal publications worldwide, reaching an audience of more than 17 million readers.
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