Scottsdale, AZ, December 16, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Scottsdale, AZ-based law firm Weiss Brown and its founder Scott Weiss have been recognized for its excellence by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® in numerous categories in its 2011-2012 “Best Law Firms” rankings.
Weiss Brown was recognized by Best Law Firms in the specific practice areas of Venture Capital, Corporate, M&A, and Securities Regulation. The firm also handles other areas including protection and valuation of intellectual property, general counsel and more.
Founder Scott Weiss was named Best Lawyers’ 2012 Phoenix Securities Regulation Lawyer of the Year. At Weiss Brown, Scott represents public and private companies and focuses his practice in the areas of securities, venture capital, private placements, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”
“Receiving recognition from your peers in the highly competitive legal environment is especially gratifying,” said Scott Weiss. “We are honored to be thought of so highly by our professional peers in Arizona and around the country.”
This recognition caps off a strong growth year for Weiss Brown. The firm captured new clients in its specialty areas of intellectual property valuation and protection, securities regulation, venture capital, corporate work and mergers and acquisitions.
Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current, 18th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2012) is based on more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.
The national first-tier rankings are featured in U.S. News & World Report’s Money issue, on newsstands November 15, 2011; the national and metropolitan first-tier rankings are featured in the “Best Law Firms” standalone publication, which is being distributed to 30,000 general counsel and in digital format to 58,000 private practice lawyers worldwide; the rankings in their entirety are posted online at http://bestlawfirms.usnews.com.
These rankings, which are presented in tiers, showcase 9,633 different law firms ranked nationally in one or more of 75 major legal practice areas and in metropolitan or state rankings in one or more of 119 major legal practice areas.
Weiss Brown is a Scottsdale, AZ-based law firm specializing in intellectual property valuation and protection, venture capital, corporate counsel, mergers & acquisitions and securities regulation. The firm is headed by Scott Weiss. Visit its website for more info and contacts – http://www.weissbrown.com/.