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Robinson & McElwee PLLC recognized as Tier 1 Law Firm in 4 Practice Areas and Tier 2 Law Firm in 10 Practice Areas for 2015 by U.S. News – Best Lawyers©

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November 10, 2014

Robinson & McElwee PLLC has been recognized as a Tier 1 law firm in Charleston-WV in four practice areas, and a Tier 2 law firm in Charleston-WV in ten practice areas, by U.S. News – Best Lawyers© “Best Law Firms” in 2015.  Firms included in this list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers, according to the Best Lawyers© press release. 

Listed below are the firm’s four practice areas that were awarded a 2015 Tier 1 ranking for Charleston-WV:

  • Commercial Finance Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Oil & Gas Law

Listed below are the firm’s ten practice areas that were awarded a 2015 Tier 2 ranking for Charleston-WV:

  • Corporate Law
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Tax Law

For a firm to receive a tier designation there must be present a high level of respect for that firm among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their capabilities, their professionalism and their integrity.  The Tier 1 ranking was determined through the firm’s overall evaluation derived from a combination of clients’ impressive feedback, the high regard attorneys from different firms in the same practice area hold for Robinson & McElwee, and information provided by the firm.