Choate Receives 32 Tier 1 Rankings in US News & World Report’s 2016 “Best Law Firms” Report

Choate has been named an elite “National Tier 1” law firm for Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Insurance Law, and Venture Capital Law by US News & World Report and Best Lawyers in their 2016 ranking of “Best Law Firms.”

Choate also received top “Tier 1” Boston rankings in Banking and Finance Law; Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Biotechnology Law; Business Organizations; Commercial Litigation; Corporate Compliance Law; Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law; Criminal Defense: Non-White Collar; Criminal Defense: White Collar; Employment Law – Individuals; Employment Law - Management; Information Technology Law; Insurance Law; Litigation - Antitrust; Litigation - Bankruptcy; Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Labor & Employment; Litigation - Patent; Litigation - Securities; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Patent Law; Real Estate Law; Securities Regulation; Sports Law; Tax Law; Trusts & Estates Law; and Venture Capital Law.

The rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer reviews from leading attorneys in their field, and a review of additional information provided by law firms.  Choate’s high rankings signal a unique combination of excellence, expertise and cost effectiveness.

“At Choate, we focus on a select group of areas where we practice at the highest levels, and it is gratifying to see our strengths reflected in these rankings,” said Charles Cheever, co-managing partner of Choate.  “We provide our clients in the US and around the world with exceptional judgment, service and value, and are honored to receive so many top Tier 1 rankings from our clients and peers.”