Choate Garners 31 National and Boston “Tier 1” Rankings in US News & World Report’s 2015 “Best Law Firms” Report

Choate Press Release

 | November 17, 2014

Choate has been chosen as an elite “National Tier 1” law firm for Corporate Law, Insurance Law, Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law and Venture Capital Law by US News & World Report and Best Lawyers in their 2015 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, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Criminal Defense: Non-White Collar, Criminal Defense: White Collar, 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, Private Funds/Hedge Funds 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 collecting client and lawyer evaluations and peer reviews from leading attorneys in their field.  Choate’s high rankings signal a unique combination of excellence, expertise and cost effectiveness.

“We are honored to receive these Tier 1 rankings in so many of our practice areas,” said Charles Cheever and Bill Gelnaw, co-managing partners of Choate.  “We have a strong national reputation in these areas, and it’s gratifying to be recognized for our expertise, service excellence and commitment to adding value for our clients.”


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