Memphis, TN, November 03, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Fisher & Phillips LLP today announced that 19 of the firm’s offices received "Metropolitan Tier 1 Rankings" for Employment Law, Labor Law, Employee Benefits and/or Labor and Employment Litigation by U.S. News – Best Lawyers. One of these offices was the Memphis location, which received recognition in Employment Law – Management.
The national rankings also named Fisher & Phillips LLP "Law Firm of the Year" for Labor Law – Management. The firm has been included in every edition of the esteemed rankings since its inception in 2010 and is the 2015 "Law Firm of the Year" for Labor & Employment Litigation. Fisher & Phillips is dedicated to representing employers in labor and employment matter with 330 attorneys in 31 offices.
"We are honored to be included in the top tier of such a prestigious ranking, alongside 18 other respected Fisher & Phillips offices," said Jeff Weintraub, Regional Managing Partner at Fisher & Phillips in Memphis. "One of the firm’s cornerstones is our management-side labor law practice. Over the years, our employment legal services have grown tremendously as well, and we are pleased to see that our emphasis on client service leads to such high recognition."
Firms included in the 2016 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a "First-Tier" ranking signifies a quality law practice and breadth of legal experience and knowledge. In addition to Memphis, offices in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Cleveland, Columbia, Dallas, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Irvine, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Louisville, New Jersey, New Orleans, Orlando, Portland, San Diego and Tampa were also recognized.
For the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 6.7 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 55,000 leading lawyers being included. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Fisher & Phillips has 84 attorneys included in Best Lawyers, including Jeff Weintraub and Jay Kiesewetter from the Memphis office.
About Fisher & Phillips LLP (www.laborlawyers.com)
Fisher & Phillips LLP is a national law firm committed to taking a practical, businesslike approach to solving labor and employment problems for employers. Labor and employment law is all the firm does, offering broad knowledge and experience in the area of the law the attorneys know best. Fisher & Phillips attorneys help clients avoid legal problems, are dedicated to providing exceptional client service, and are there when you need them. The firm has 330 attorneys in 31 offices. In addition to Memphis, the offices are in Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbia, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Gulfport, Houston, Irvine, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Louisville, New Jersey, New Orleans, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Tampa, and Washington, D.C.
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